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WATCH: Nick Saban lands at Jackson-Olin High School in helicopter to recruit  WSFA

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban landed in a helicopter at Jackson-Olin High School Friday afternoon to recruit Auburn commit Quandarrius Robinson.



Jackson-Olin High School becomes football recruiting hotbed  WBRC

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney visited Jackson-Olin High School on the recruiting trail.



A ‘teaching legend’ at Jackson-Olin HS  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Dr. Natarcia Johnson has all the answers in her classroom at Jackson-Olin High School when it comes to teaching Biology and ...



Samford football announces 15 signees for 2019 class  AL.com

The Samford football program has signed 15 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent, head coach Chris Hatcher announced Wednesday. The class includes ...



Jackson-Olin athlete staying close to home for college football  AL.com

A.J. Toney -- a 5-foot-9, 175-pound receiver, running back and kick returner from Jackson-Olin -- announced his commitment to Samford today on Twitter.



Alabama State Department of Education releases failing schools list  CBS42.com

The Alabama State Department of Education released the list of failing schools this month. Among the 76 schools listed, 20 Birmingham City Schools were on ...



Football High Live: Rewinding Thursday night HS action in the rain  AL.com

There's a slightly larger slate than normal tonight, with more than a dozen games scattered around the state.



Sexual assault investigation at Jackson-Olin High School  WVTM13

Sexual assault investigation at Jackson-Olin High School.



John Plump, assistant principal at Jackson-Olin, opera singer and now an author  Birmingham Times

By Erica Wright. The Birmingham Times. P.D. Jackson Olin High School John Plump (Ariel Worthy/The Birmingham Times). John Plump could have been a ...



2-alarm 'suspicious' fire sweeps through old historic Ensley High School  AL.com

Birmingham Fire and Rescue *Service* responded to the now closed school on Avenue J about 2:30 a.m. Two hours later, they were still in defensive mode.



Jazz Hall of Famer, civil rights author, band director remembered  AL.com

Donald Crawford, left, wrote "The Wheels of the Civil Rights Movement," a book about his father, Worcy Crawford, who owned and ran a charter bus *service* for ...



See Thursday's Alabama HS football scores, get today's complete schedule  AL.com

Virtually all of Thursday's games were played in a driving rainstorm.



Powerful Jackson-Olin lineman, SEC target Coynis Miller keeping options open  AL.com

Jackson-Olin vs Shades Valley Football. Jackson-Olin head coach Tim Vakakes congratulates Coynis Miller in an AHSAA prep football game Friday, Oct. 7, ...



Parents excited about opportunities the 'Build UP' school provides  Birmingham Times

Lemar Storey was hesitant at first about enrolling his 13-year-old son, Jaiden, at a “nontraditional” school, where the focus is as much on workforce development ...



UAB enjoying a surge in crowd support  WAFF

The Blazers are enjoying support from an energized crowd.



Opinion | Alabama Policy Institute's four lies about "school choice"  alreporter.com

In a recent editorial, the Alabama Policy Institute attempted to label four of the arguments against “school choice” as myths. I guess that's what you have to do ...



Helping Jackson-Olin HS students get ahead in food service industry  Birmingham Times

By Belinda Sutton Brooks. Special to The Times. Belinda Brooks (Provided photo). With the spring semester of high school underway, seniors across the state ...



Missing Birmingham mother found in hospital  AL.com

Update: Davida Palmer has been found in a hospital. Police said she was unable to communicate. She is expected to recover from her undisclosed injury or ...



25-year-old father found fatally shot in vehicle now identified  AL.com

Authorities have released the name of a man shot to death Saturday in west Birmingham. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Deontre ...



District reverses Jackson-Olin principal's plan to spend one-third of day on ACT prep  AL.com

Less than a week after the Jackson-Olin High School principal instructed every teacher at the school to devote one-third of all classroom time to ACT preparation ...



15-year-old Birmingham high school student shot to death in Ensley now identified  AL.com

Authorities have now released the name of a teen shot to death while walking to an Ensley recreation center Wednesday afternoon. The Jefferson County ...



Jones re-ups bill to increase focus on financial literacy in school  alreporter.com

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Alabama — alongside Sen. Kristen Gillibrand, D-New York, and Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire — have reintroduced The Youth ...



'He was joyful': 18-year-old father ID'd as victim found dead on Birmingham roadside  AL.com

Jacari Maddox, a Jackson-Olin High School graduate and father of four, was found dead about 7:30 a.m. on Oakmont Street near Slayden Avenue. "He didn't ...



Man shot while walking dog in Forestdale dies at hospital; homicide probe underway  AL.com

A man who was shot in his Forestdale neighborhood Thursday evening has now died. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Jack Travis ...



8 questions with Alabama football legend David Palmer  AL.com

David Palmer instructs youngsters in pass catching during the Palmer-Williams Group's fifth annual Football and Cheer Athletic Youth Camp on June 23 at ...



UAB Conference USA gear for sale on campus  WAFF

Now that the Blazers have won the Conference USA, it's time to break out the gear.



Students helped build school they will soon occupy in Ensley  Birmingham Times

Jaiden Storey worked a job this summer that few students have ever experienced. The 13-year-old spent time building a school that he will attend, Now, he said, ...



Domestic violence isn't love: Birmingham woman shot 9 times, other survivors speak out  AL.com

Birmingham police so far in 2018 have responded to more than 4000 calls of domestic violence in the city. On Friday, BPD held its annual prayer breakfast ...



Ten students arrested in fight at Jackson-Olin High School in Ensley  al.com

Birmingham police are on the scene of a fight at Jackson- Olin High School in Ensley. Ten students were arrested and one Maced, said West Precinct Capt.



Vigil set for Birmingham 18-year-old found slain on roadside  AL.com

Friends and family will gather tonight to remember a Birmingham 18-year-old fatally shot and left on the side of the road in the Sherman Heights community ...



New Birmingham nonprofit making strides in Ensley - one house at a time  Birmingham Business Journal

In addition to hitting the books, 20 high-schoolers are transforming Ensley one house at a time. A new nonprofit is taking a stab at blight in the Birmingham ...



Birmingham's Jackson-Olin High celebrates its 60th year all weekend  al.com

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Jackson-Olin High School will celebrate its 60th birthday this weekend, beginning Friday morning with a meet and greet event at the ...



'Build Up ' program equips high school students with skills to revitalize Ensley community  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

On 14th Street and Avenue E in Ensley, there's a home makeover, and students from Jackson-Olin High School are the architects.



A-List update: Can Vonta Bentley cap undefeated regular season?  AL.com

Where do members of the 2019 A-Listers play this week? Find out:



VIDEO: Tua Tagovailoa’s parents react to his first start at QB  WBRC

Watch the moment Tua Tagovailoa's parents learned their son would be making his first start at quarterback for Alabama.



Bama QB Jalen Hurts out for one week  WAFF

Nick Saban says Jalen Hurts has a sprained ankle.



Samford football announces 10 signees  AL.com

The Samford football program has signed 10 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent, head coach Chris Hatcher announced Wednesday.



A Tale of Two Prosecutors in Jefferson County  WBRC

Two veteran prosecutors want to be Jefferson County's District Attorney. The candidates bring vastly different experience to the table.



Capital murder charges dismissed against teens in deadly shooting of Jackson-Olin student  AL.com

Capital murder charges have been dismissed against two Birmingham teens implicated in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Jackson-Olin High School student ...



Thompson QB Taulia Tagovailoa reconfirms his commitment to Alabama  WAFF

Thompson quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa reconfirms his commitment to the Alabama Crimson Tide after taking an official visit to LSU two weeks ago.



Classroom Crisis: Big disparity found in number of school incidents referred to law enforcement  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Birmingham City Schools reported over 5000 incidents to the state in 2016, but only referred two incidents to law enforcement.



Did Hueytown and Jackson-Olin really play two games in three days last week?  The Birmingham News - al.com

Jackson-Olin's Kenyon Jones looks to throw against Parker at Jackson-Olin High School in Birmingham, Ala., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.



14-year-old boy gunned down in Birmingham 'always had a smile on his face'  AL.com

Reynold "Ray Ray" Bonner III, a freshman at Jackson-Olin High School, died Friday afternoon when multiple shots were fired outside KM Food Mart, also known ...



Inside Alabama Workforce Training Center Where Students Build For Future  Birmingham Times

Tytiania Dukes, a senior at P.D. Jackson-Olin High School, loves to tear up and rebuild—and that makes the Alabama Workforce Training Center (AWTC) ideal ...



On Your Side Investigation: Alleged sexual assault of special education student under police, school investigation  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Birmingham Police and the city school system are investigating an alleged sexual assault at Jackson Olin High School, after a special education student says ...



'Campus of Hope' to officially open next month in Gate City  Birmingham Times

The Campus of Hope at Marks Village in Gate City will officially open in four weeks, the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District (HABD) announced ...



Birmingham school board names new Jackson-Olin High School principal  al.com

The Birmingham Board of Education today appointed a new principal for Jackson-Olin High School and interim principals for three schools whose principals ...



After poor report, City Schools officials plan to meet challenges head on  Birmingham Times

Steps are being taken to improve the Birmingham City Schools System's less than satisfactory grade from the state Department of Education, say city school ...



Gus Malzahn identifies how T.D. Moultry can earn more playing time  Saturday Down South

T.D. Moultry has only two tackles through Auburn's first four games of the season, and the sophomore linebacker hasn't had much playing time for the Tigers.



City schools: Jackson-Olin and football players responsible for 25 ineligible athletes  al.com

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Twenty-five Jackson-Olin High School football players were ineligible last Friday because the school filed eligibility information too ...



Crimson Tide billboards up in Louisiana, call for Red Cross donations  WAFF

Billboards in Louisiana are drawing some eyes ahead of the Alabama-LSU game Saturday.



AL.com All-Access: Historic rise of UAB football captured in a single day  AL.com

UAB coach Bill Clark was named national coach of the year last week on the same day two other monumental things happened for UAB football.



Birmingham's Twin firefighters: from public housing to public service  Birmingham Times

Growing up in Ensley, twins Rodney and Roderick Myers would see a big, red fire engine pulled into their community and they couldn't wait to ride their bikes to ...



Top 50 Over 50: Boxing Champ Evander Holyfield among those with Alabama ties honored  Birmingham Times

Evander Holyfield, the former heavyweight boxing champion from Atmore, Ala., has an appreciation for organizations like Positive Maturity. His road to four ...



Randall Woodfin wants to buy band uniforms for all 7 Birmingham city high schools  Alabama Today

Nearly two weeks after news broke that Mountain Brook High School band donated their old uniforms to Birmingham's Woodlawn High School, Birmingham ...



Meet Magnolia Cook: co-founder of one of city's top attractions  Birmingham Times

Welcome to Third Thursdays! This new series—published in the Birmingham Times on the third Thursday of every month—highlights area citizens who ...



Meet candidates in Tuesday's 2018 Jefferson County/Alabama midterms  Birmingham Times

On Tuesday, November 6, voters nationwide go to the polls for the 2018 midterm elections. In Alabama, we will select a governor, choosing between Incumbent ...



Two suspects, ages 17 and 22, indicted in unrelated Birmingham killings in 2017  AL.com

Two young Birmingham men have been indicted in separate 2017 killings. A Jefferson County grand jury has issued indictments against Tramichael Hrabowski, ...



Big Brothers Big Sisters: Marshe  CBS42.com

This morning we're introducing you to two people who are benefiting from the Big Brother Big Sister Program. A 15 year old and her big sister say their time ...



Memory of Ensley High School's first black graduate in 1965 celebrated  AL.com

In 1965, Carolyn Houston was the first black student to graduate from Ensley High School. Carolyn Houston Crumbley Major, who died of ovarian cancer at age ...



13 Birmingham City Schools on Alabama's list of 'failing' schools  AL.com

Birmingham City Schools has 13 schools on the Alabama State Department of Education's list of 75 failing public schools. Schools that scored in the lowest 6 ...



Some students at Jackson-Olin and Holy Family high schools in Ensley get college planning help  The Birmingham News - al.com

The Blueprints College Access Initiative is using college-student mentors to help prepare students at some area high schools -- including two in Ensley -- for ...



Football: Strong first half lifts Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa past Jackson-Olin, 38-19 (photos)  The Birmingham News - al.com

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Riley Nix threw for 210 yards and three touchdowns in just over two quarters of action as Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa rolled to a 38-19 victory ...



Black students talk about the achievement gap in Alabama schools  AL.com

Black students talk about how racial biases and lack of opportunities in their schools widen the achievement gap between white students and black students.



Year in Review: Danny Carr: From Ensley to Jeffco DA  Birmingham Times

Danny Carr is a survivor. Growing up in Birmingham, Ala., in the Ensley community, he had no choice. “I was raised by my mother, a single parent, and my ...



Jackson-Olin and Parker to meet in new 2014 Birmingham City Kickoff Classic  al.com

The Jackson-Olin Mustangs run to the field for the Hillcrest game at Jackson-Olin High School in Birmingham, Ala., Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.



Birmingham Metro Area: 2018 Year in Review  Birmingham Times

The first black Sheriff and District Attorney elected in Jefferson County. Birmingham gets a new police chief. A police-involved shooting of a 21-year-old man in ...



Five Birmingham Schools Rank Poorly for Graduation Rates  Patch.com

Five Schools in Birmingham Rank Poorly - Birmingham, AL - Five of Birmingham's high schools had graduation rates lower than 80 percent, which ranked them ...



LSU fined $100,000 for fans storming field after win over Georgia  WAFF

The Southeastern Conference announced Monday that LSU will be fined $100000 after fans stormed the field in Tiger Stadium on Saturday after the Tigers beat ...



Basketball coach Cedric Lane leaves Wenonah for Jackson-Olin  Alabama's News Leader

The path is clear for Cedric Lane to become the new basketball coach at Jackson-Olin High School.The Birmingham City School's school board approved the ...



Failing Alabama public schools: 75 on newest list, most are high schools  AL.com

The list shows schools whose spring 2017 test results on the ACT Aspire are in the lowest 6 percent of all schools in Alabama.



16-year-old charged with murder in death of friend during robbery  AL.com

Jordan Johnson, 16, is charged with murder, Birmingham police announced. Authorities on Thursday said Johnson and the slain teen - 14-year-old Reynold ...



Jackson-Olin basketball coach Cedric Lane leaving to take Pinson Valley job  Alabama's News Leader

Jackson-Olin High School head basketball coach Cedric Lane is leaving to take over the basketball program at Pinson Valley, ABC 3340 Sports has confirmed.



Alabama high schools with lowest graduation rates  AL.com

After months of delays, the Alabama State Department of Education, on Monday, Aug. 14, released the overall graduate rate for 2016 and the rates for each of ...



Birmingham brothers show 'autism is not a death sentence'  AL.com

These Birmingham brothers are very active in their community despite their autism.



Another hit for Jackson-Olin: Mustangs lose without 32 players, including seven starters  al.com

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Jackson-Olin High School football team's turbulent year took another twist tonight in its season opener. Thirty-two players did not ...



A&M's Vernon Moland Jr.: Handling business on and off the field  Birmingham Times

Vernon Moland Jr. provides a voice of experience to younger members of the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University (AAMU) football team. A graduate ...



Several back-to-school events set for Birmingham students in early August  AL.com

The following post is part of AL.com's Blogging a Better Birmingham series, featuring community groups that are working to uplift the city through acts of *service*.



Teen jailed in deadly shooting charged with more felonies in unrelated gunfire, robbery  AL.com

More charges have been filed against a teen accused in last week's shooting death of a 15-year-old. Birmingham police on Tuesday announced three additional ...



Today's Birmingham elections – Here are the candidates for mayor, city council and school board  Birmingham Times

Mayoral Candidates. Patricia Bell. Patricia Bell worked with Dr. Richard Arrington on his historic 1979 mayoral campaign, as well as Rev. Jesse Jackson's ...



Birmingham Police Sgt. Johnny Williams Jr. helps with bands at Jackson-Olin High School and Miles College  al.com

By day, Sgt. Johnny Williams Jr. is the voice of the Birmingham Police Department. But come 5 p.m., he brings on the band.



Danny Carr, a son of Ensley, aims to 'do what's right' as Jefferson County DA  AL.com

Inspired by a family with deep and successful roots in Ensley, and a family tragedy, Danny Carr rose to become first African-American Jefferson County District ...



Terrance Amos back in as Jackson-Olin coach; Michael Clisby out  al.com

Booster club president says Amos has accepted job.



Cornelius Bennett remembers what Ray Perkins, others did for him  AL.com

College Football Hall of Famer Cornelius Bennett was the guest speaker at the Palmer-Williams Group's annual fundraiser in Mobile on Friday night.



Teen charged with capital murder in slaying of Wenonah High senior gunned down after school  AL.com

A Birmingham teen is charged with capital murder in the slaying of a Wenonah High School senior. Birmingham police announced the charge against Monsure ...



Alabama Teacher of the Year Alison Grizzle determined to confront challenges facing failing schools  al.com

View full sizeBirmingham schools superintendent Craig Witherspoon, Alabama Teacher of the Year 2013-2014 Alison Grizzle, Jackson Olin High School ...



Kristin Farmer: Expanding business to become one-stop gift shop for women  Birmingham Times

It's amazing to see how much things can change in a year. Kristin Farmer would know. Only a year ago, Farmer launched her business, Curly Contessa, ...



Jermaine 'FunnyMaine' Johnson and the Science of Social Media Success  Birmingham Times

For the past month The Birmingham Times traveled the metro area to spend time with the men and women with local ties who make us laugh, think, and, ...



Families of children with autism share stories of hope and inspiration  Birmingham Times

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times. Bama Hager is the policy and program director for the Autism Society of Alabama. She has a doctorate in ...



Birmingham City Schools' Class of 2017 secures more than $39M in scholarships  Birmingham Times

By Chanda Temple Birmingham City Schools. Huffman High's Taelor Allen and Imari Anderson, center are joined by from left, Dr. Sharon Bell, Superintendent ...



NextGen awards Birmingham students, teachers for bright ideas  Alabama NewsCenter

It was a night of firsts with the Birmingham NextGen awards May 5. The event at the Forum Theater in the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex was the ...



Battle of the Bands draws thousands to Birmingham's Legion Field (with slideshow and videos)  The Birmingham News - al.com

Tens of thousands poured into Legion Field today for the 13th annual Southeast Regional Battle of the Bands. Among the participating marching bands were ...



Tadarian Moultry's journey from shooting victim to Army All-American  USA TODAY High School Sports

Linebacker has been a pivotal need for Auburn in the Class of 2017. After three senior starters departed due to graduation and the Tigers only signed on ...



On a shoestring budget at segregated schools, coach helped athletes make dreams come true  AL.com

Coach Robert L. Dickerson Sr. never had big budgets to work with as a football, basketball and baseball coach at segregated black schools in west Birmingham ...



Birmingham schools to convert six of its seven high schools to career academies  al.com

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Six of Birmingham's seven high schools will be turned into career academies this fall, a move city school Superintendent Craig ...



The oral history of Alabama's 1992 national championship team: Part 2  AL.com

Read Part 2 of AL.com's oral history of the 1992 national championship-winning Alabama team.



Ex-Title IX plaintiff Roderick Jackson claims he's "blackballed" from coaching Birmingham schools  al.com

Jackson files third complaint to U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission since 2010 and threatens to sue. His Title IX lawsuit reached the U.S. Supreme ...



Danny Carr named Jefferson County DA pro tem  AL.com

Carr was appointed district attorney pro ten by presiding Jefferson County Circuit Judge Joseph Boohaker.



Grading Auburn's 2018 recruiting class on defense  AL.com

AL.com grades Auburn's recruiting class on defense by position.



Alabama cites Birmingham schools for poor recordkeeping, missing background checks, more  AL.com

Four contract bus drivers for Birmingham City Schools were found to be transporting students with special needs without having undergone background checks, ...



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