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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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



'Every time we pray concerning our marriage, big or small, God answers'  Birmingham Times

“You Had Me at Hello'' highlights married couples and the love that binds them. If you would like to be considered for a future “Hello'' column, or know someone, ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Humph Day: For the Humphrey Kids, He Was Just 'Dad,' But They Followed in His Footsteps  Over the Mountain Journal

By Rubin E. Grant. As a child, Breona Humphrey didn't realize her dad was famous, but her friends certainly did. “He was never one to brag,” Breona said of her ...



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.



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, ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham City Schools reported over 5000 incidents to the state in 2016, but only referred two incidents to law enforcement.



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:



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 ...



'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.



On Your Side Investigation: Alleged sexual assault of special education student under police, school investiga  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 ...



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

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Jack Travis Bolden. He was 34.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Auburn 4-star defensive tackle set to enroll soon  AL.com

Auburn will soon add the top-ranked defensive player from this year's Tigers freshman class.



2 teens charged in shooting death of Birmingham high school student  AL.com

Two young men are charged with capital murder in this week's shooting death of a Birmingham high school student. Birmingham police on Friday announced ...



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 ...



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

Among the school's faAAmous graduates are OlymAApic gold medalist Vonetta Flowers; Kincaid; former University of Alabama and NFL player David Palmer ...



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.



'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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

The school board also named interim principals for three schools whose principals retired in December.



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 ...



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

Spokeswoman says 18 of 25 players who missed Friday's game are cleared this week.



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 ...



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 ...



18 Birmingham schools designated as 'failing'  AL.com

Eighteen Birmingham City Schools are "failing," meaning the schools' test scores fell in the bottom six percent of the state.



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.



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.



Help pours in to give Jackson-Olin students a prom to remember  al.com

Aishia Young, a senior at Jackson-Olin High School in Birmingham, was looking forward to prom this Friday. But when the April 27 storms ripped apart her Pratt ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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*.



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

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



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

Booster club president says Amos has accepted job.



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 ...



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

Players describe clerical error by the school with grades.



List of failing schools in Alabama for 2017  WVTM13

The Alabama State Department of Education on Thursday released the list of failing schools for 2017. [CLICK HERE FOR 2018 FAILING SCHOOLS LIST] ...



'All I want to know is why?': Family grieves new father killed in Southside  AL.com

Rakeem Alexander, 22, was shot to death Monday night inside the Clairmont Avenue apartment he shared with is ailing grandfather whom he helped to care for.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

Cornelius Bennett's football journey took him to All-State honors at Ensley High School, a College Football Hall of Fame career at Alabama and five Super Bowls ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Free football camps across Alabama this summer feature NFL players  AL.com

The first football game of the 2017 season is still more than two months away, but the sport never stops in Alabama. Across the state, current and former NFL ...



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 ...



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 ...



Birmingham students create one-of-a-kind Converse designs with UAB Department of Art and Art History faculty, students this week  UAB News

Five top students from Birmingham City high schools are participating in a design workshop this week with University of Alabama at Birmingham professional ...



Surplus sale at abandoned Ensley High School brings back memories for graduates  al.com

They held a sale at the closed-down Ensley High School and an impromptu reunion happened. A sale of surplus items at old Ensley High began this morning at ...



Alabama's Greatest Players: Pound for pound, David 'The Deuce' Palmer was No. 1  AL.com

The first name you see on The 100, AL.com's list of the greatest football players with roots in the Heart of Dixie, is too much too soon. David Palmer at No. 100?



BACK-to-SCHOOL EVENTS PLANNED for BIRMINGHAM STUDENTS  Birmingham Times

School starts Wednesday, Aug. 5, and several back-to-school rallies and giveaway school supply events are scheduled for Birmingham City Schools. Don't see ...



15 high schools with the worst graduation rates  AL.com

There's been plenty of good news lately when it comes to graduation rates in Alabama.



Basketball coach files suit and scores  CNN

An Alabama high school coach who won a case before the Supreme Court after he was fired from his job has reached a settlement with his local school board.



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 ...



100 former dropouts receive diplomas in Birmingham's Dropout Recovery Program (slideshow)  al.com

Graduation was second in program's 2-year history and brings total of diplomas to 170 in its short life.



Kuumba bringing diversity to graphic design industry  AL.com

Kuumba/koo-OOM-bah/noun: A Kwanzaa principle that means creativity that encourages people “to do always as much as we can, in the way that we can, ...



Back to school: Transition to high school may be vital for success  al.com

Birmingham, Leeds and Homewood students return to school today.



Closure of Carver Memorial Gardens cemetery has many worried about maintenance, future of grave sites  al.com

Since the cemetery's closure in September, neighbors and loved ones have been taking time to make sure grave sites are kept clean.



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, ...



Closing the Circle ceremony highlights the 65th Debutante Ball hosted by the Imperial Club, Incorporated (Scribblers photos)  al.com

Guests walked a red carpet at historic Boutwell Auditorium into a setting draped in red roses when the Imperial Club, Incorporated hosted its 65th Debutante Ball ...



'We lost our angel' says sister of Ensley woman who died after being trapped under a car  AL.com

Birmingham police said this afternoon the had not determined whether Cheryl Smith's death was accidental. Her husband was jailed, but released without being ...



See how Birmingham schools scored on recent state testing  AL.com

Only 10 percent of Birmingham eighth-graders tested as proficient in math, which is down 3 percent from 2014.



Get to know the comedians in Birmingham  AL.com

This story appears in Birmingham magazine's April 2016 Issue. Subscribe today! Roy Wood, Jr. Local Ties: Birmingham native, Ramsay High School. You know ...



Petition asks Gov. Ivey to appoint Danny Carr Jefferson County District Attorney  AL.com

After suspended Jefferson County District Attorney Charles Todd Henderson was found guilty of perjury on Friday, some residents are asking Gov. Kay Ivey to ...



Watch the McDonald's Magic City Classic Parade on WBRC FOX6 News  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

WBRC FOX6 News is proud to broadcast the McDonald's Magic City Classic Parade on WBRC 6.1 and WBRC Bounce TV 6.2 this Saturday, Oct. 29.



Birmingham City students intern with industry giants in preparation for the future  Birmingham Times

By Victoria Hollis. Birmingham Education Foundation. Gabrielle Mallory is completing her internship at UAB Hospital. (Provided photo). “We're looking for ...



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