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Thursday, July 26th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Talking with Kellie Clark of Innovate Birmingham on Birmingham Innovation Week earlier this month. From What’s Happening Bham.

Jacksonville Southern rock band J.J. Grey and Mofro perform in June at Avondale Brewing Company (our vertical video of thew week). From Banginbook.

A glimpse of the Thunder on the Mountain fireworks show on Independence Day over Red Mountain. From Christie Dedman.

More fireworks. From Kristen Still Standing.

And drone footage. From Mike S.

Highlights from summer football day camp in June at Legion Field. From SportsMarkit.com.

The beautiful Birmingham Botanical Gardens (our other vertical video of thew week). From Happy Trips.

Walking through LightRails downtown. From Buffett2010.

Jerimie Goike talks about “Autism from a Personal Perspective” at Birmingham-Southern College. From Jerimie Goike.

Exploring the abandoned Banks Middle School. From Iron Vagabonds.

Talking with Birmingham via CB radio. From Charlie Brown.

Who wants doughnuts?! From Alabama Outlaws.

Music video for “ForeignKodak” by L.A. rapper and Birmingham native Kartel Kodak. From DJ Uzi Vert Thug YSL.

Demonstrating the Ovad Drive-Thru Stage to photograph cars for sale, at America’s Auto Auction in Moody. From Ovad Stages.

Hiking through Red Mountain Park. From Gowestusa.

Nashville Christian singer Rachael Mann performs at WDJC 93.7 FM. From Rachael Mann.

Tony Hernandez stars in “An American Man.” From Lily Ahree Siegel.

Birmingham Giants player Reese Lowery hits a single. From Reese Lowery.

Driving I-459 at night. From Of the Dawn Patriot.

Checking out the Saturday morning Cars and Coffee at Hoover Tactical Firearms. From HD Muscle Cars.

Birmingham Barons center fielder Joel Booker makes a game-ending diving catch against the Jackson Generals in June at Regions Field downtown. From Minor League Baseball.

Los Angeles rock band 30 Seconds to Mars performs “Rescue Me” earlier this month at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre. Jared Leto brought a grandmother onstage to dance. From Ashley Zarzaur.

Jazz Vespers service in May at Southside Baptist Church. From Timothy Banks.

Happy birthday to Mama Mwalimu. From Kikuyu Diaspora Television USA.

Part six of Birmingham’s Kyle Sullivan’s monthlong trip to Antarctica in 2017. From Screen Door Pictures.

Plus, “A Postcard from Antarctica.” From Screen Door Pictures.

A night for Bloods (our other other vertical video of thew week). From Bigkastro Lopez.

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The Birmingham channel: A summer’s sojourn

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Driving through Lakeview at night (our vertical video of the week). From Birmingham Vibe.

R&B group After 7 performs in November at the Alys Stephens Center. From Shout N 2 the Void Media S.

Birmingham group Voices of the South performs “God Bless the USA” in June at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Bessemer. From Dennis R. Jones.

Flying from Orlando to pick up a car in town. From Jeremy Miller.

“Birmingham Estate Sales being mocked by my daughter The Doodle. Love!!” From Birmingham Estate Sales.

The Atlanta Masonic Choir performs at the Birmingham Community Mass Choir’s 50th anniversary celebration in June at New Hope Baptist Church in West End Manor. From Nicole Samuels.

Fun outing at Birmingham Boulders in Oxmoor and Mr. P’s Deli in Bluff Park. From Taylor Robbins.

Rapper Tony Montez performs “Birmingham Clap.” From Tony Montez.

Promo for rapper Big Treasure Girl earlier this month at 4 Seasons Sports Bar and Grill in Smithfield. From Cinema Cove.

Birmingham rock band KinZie performs in June at Saturn in Avondale (our other vertical video of the week). From Parker.

A landlord files an eviction notice (our other other vertical video of the week). From Rob Drum.

Birmingham artist Sara Garden Armstrong at work. From J.C. Swoopes.

Up to 600 volunteers paint a mural in June at the Birmingham Color Wall downtown. From Glass Eye Media.

A look at Unlikely Heroes, an April fund-raiser concert with Birmingham country singer Sara Evans. From Cinepear.

Trucking to Georgia and Mississippi with a stop in Birmingham. From Trucker Brock.

Intro for Web series “The Next Episode.” From the Next Episode: Local and Travel.

Exploring Oak Hill Cemetery in Fountain Heights. From Abnormal Alabama.

A snippet from the Motion church student conference at Legacy Arena downtown (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Th3 Real 0hio.kid Talent.

Boys’ basketball: Carver at Columbia (Huntsville). From Cluxton Breakdown.

Boys’ basketball: Renaissance Academy Prep School for Boys vs. Macon Road Baptist School in Memphis. From the RCA Bham.

Trains in Irondale. From Carson Bean.

Mustangs and more Mustangs. From Lawrence Cruz.

College football: Auburn vs. Memphis at the 2015 Birmingham Bowl at Legion Field. From OHF AAC.

Janice Nixon talks about marching for civil rights as a child in Birmingham (our other other other other vertical video of the week). From Kids in Birmingham 1963.

A 2006 visit to the Birmingham Zoo. From Allen Dearing.

Atlanta comedian Reggie Jackson performs in May at the Stardome Comedy Club in Hoover. From Reggie Jackson TV.

Club night (our other other other other other vertical video of the week). From Durty Burbz TC Powered by Conner C. Vernon Fnd. Inc.

A look at Bessemer Christian talk station Elijah Radio, WSJL 88.1 FM. From Gulf States Conference.

Drone footage of a wooded neighborhood. From Marc Nichols

Birmingham performance artist Jacquie Cotillard sings “Rose-Colored Noise.” From Jacquie Cotillard.

Road trip: New Orleans, Birmingham (Avondale), Huntsville, Nashville and … Magnet, Ind. From Sam Landeros.

Visiting the Southern Museum of Flight in North East Lake. From Liam Live 365.

Promo for Homewood gym Nexus Fitness. From Nexus Fitness.

Watching the Avondale Fire Jam in June at Avondale Brewing Company. From Tgbeenken.

A virtual landing in Birmingham. From Scooby Diving.

A real landing in Birmingham in the rain. From Justin Tomblin.

An audition at a June SkyBox casting call for “The Christmas Struggle” in Ensley. From OTTV25 DA8TV.

Driving by downtown at night. From Thecat627.

Hanging out in East Lake Park. From Ali Carson.

Australian Christian pop-rock band Newsboys performs in June at Samford’s Wright Center. From the Showstopper Shows.

Talking with new Birmingham Police chief Patrick Smith. From Whats Happening Bham.

House fire on Southside. From Joshua Lawrence.

Blair Miller of 24 Communications downtown discusses email marketing. From 24 Communications.

Mississippi Braves’ Touki Toussaint pitching at June’s Southern League All-Star Game at Regions Field downtown. From 2080 Baseball.

Birmingham Barons catcher Zack Collins at the All-Star Game. From 2080 Baseball.

Barons pitcher Dane Dunning on the mound at the All-Star Game. From 2080 Baseball.

Rose petals fall from the ceiling during the Pentecost Sunday service at the Cathedral of St. Paul downtown. From Miss My Idahome.

Talking with Mauricio Papapietro of Brick and Tin restaurant. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Keeping the Cahaba River clean for otters. From Birmingham Zoo.

Getting ready for the Aug. 18 King of the South car show in Louisiana. From Veltboy314.

A list of 10 reasons not to move to Alabama, including Birmingham’s crime rate. Part of YouTuber Briggs’ series on states and countries. From World According to Briggs.

“Good shot, G!” From Digital Footprint West LLC.

Walking through Sloss Furnaces. From Kelly Gross.

Sacramento alternative hip-hop artist Hobo Johnson performs in June at Saturn in Avondale (our final vertical video of the week). From Roy Levi Brown.

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Vote 2018: Alabama primary election runoff results

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Vote 2018

Tuesday’s runoff results from state and metro Birmingham races … (Primary results from June 5.)

More election coverage in our Vote 2018 special report.

The general election takes place Nov. 6.

Voter turnout:

  • Alabama: 13 percent
  • Jefferson County: 13 percent
  • Shelby County: 11 percent

Results for Jefferson County and Shelby County.

All races

Winner in red

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Vote 2018: Sample ballots for Jefferson, Shelby County primary runoffs

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Vote 2018

The political year is flying by: It’s already time for the state runoff election.

Sample ballots for Jefferson and Shelby Counties are included below. BirminghamWatch has a guide to the remaining candidates in Birmingham-area races.

(For easier viewing, you can download or zoom to full screen with the embedded Jefferson County Democratic runoff ballot.)

Polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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Find your polling place and districts.

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Sample ballots for other counties with runoffs.

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Jefferson County: Democratic ballot

Jefferson County: Republican ballot

Jefferson County 2018 Republican runoff sample ballot

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Shelby County: Republican ballot

Shelby County 2018 Republican runoff sample ballot

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Note: No Democratic runoff in Shelby County.

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The Birmingham channel: Meat of the matter

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

The Miller Steam Plant near Quinton. From Go West USA.

Birmingham country singer Trey Lewis performs in June at Tin Roof in Lakeview. From Trey Lewis.

Part of the 1992 Iron Bowl at Legion Field. From Dpjr Bentford.

Checking out the monthly Cast Iron Bowl-O-Rama at Sloss Furnaces. From Happenin’s in the ‘Ham.

Talking with Willie Williams Jr. about North Birmingham art gallery Studio 2500. From 99 Voices.

A look at the Birmingham Bar Association in 2017. From Birmingham Bar Association.

Dashcam footage of I-20/59 southbound to downtown. From 601 Travels.

SuicideGirls check out Birmingham in April. From Torie Suicide.

The last day of classes at UAB. From Dustin Harrelson.

Promo for the Live2Lead leadership conference in October at Regions Field downtown. From Richard Mobley | Seven Four.

Ariel Banfalvy of St. Petersburg’s A and G Dance Academy performs at January’s Intrigue Dance Intensive competition at the Sheraton Birmingham downtown, winning Teen Improv. From AriBear503.

Stunt car and helicopter in a scene filmed downtown for the action movie “Live” (our vertical video of the week). From Timothy A. Taylor.

Dashcam footage of a traffic stop by Birmingham Police on I-459. From Serik186.

Soccer: Birmingham Hammers vs. Tri-City FC Otters in June in Johnson City, Tenn. From Tri-Cities FC Otters.

Highlights from Funk Fest in June at Legion Field. From Shout N 2 the Void Media S.

Oakland rapper Too Short performs at Funk Fest. From Fanga Man.

Atlanta producer Zaytoven promoting the movie “Birds of a Feather.” From Brandon Gantt.

A Center Point creek (our other vertical video of the week). From Madd1966dh.

Walking around Meadow Brook. From Paul P.

The view from the back seat at night (our other other vertical video of the week). From Ren 8 Rbg L-Rated.

Joe Calamusa, managing director of the University of Alabama Sales Program, speaks to Southern Company employees on internal entrepreneurship in June. From Joe Calamusa.

Seattle power pop band Supercrush performs “I Don’t Want to Be Sad Anymore” in June at Seasick Records in Crestwood. From Seasick Records.

Birmingham city council member and Jefferson County Commission candidate Sheila Tyson on local TV show “Our Issues Birmingham.” From Our Issues Birmingham. From Our Issues Birmingham.

CB action from Birmingham. From Charlie Brown.

Hyundai Hope on Wheels awards $100,000 to two doctors at Children’s of Alabama on Southside. From Hyundai Hope on Wheels 2017.

Drone footage of Forest Park. From Dunlap Productions.

Minneapolis rapper Dessa performs in June at Saturn in Avondale. From Actress Gabrielle.

Ad for a Community Reinvestment Act data analyst at a Birmingham bank. From Johnson Search Group.

Animated fly-through of Bruno Cancer Center at St. Vincent’s on Southside. From TresD 3D Renderings and Animations.

Hollywood rock band Black Veil Brides performs in April at Iron City on Southside. From Galactic Peacock Video Productions.

Web series “Carnivorous” visits Birmingham with stops at El Barrio, Bettola, Hot and Hot Fish Club and Highlands Bar and Grill. From Cafeteria Films.

Promo for Homewood’s Covenant Presbyterian Church summer choir. From Covenant Presbyterian Church.

How Southside’s Independent Presbyterian Church works with adults with mild to moderate memory loss. From IPC Birmingham.

Visiting Birmingham, including a trip to Yo’ Mama’s downtown and flying a drone. From Lecture Fan.

Promo for free training in using handguns later this month. From Warrior Works.

Walking downtown. From Edward Cabeza.

A look at Thrive Clay Studio in Lakeview. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Promo for John Carroll Catholic High School in Homewood. From Billy Ivey.

A drone ball drop at Pine Tree Country Club in Irondale. From Computer Center of North America.

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The Birmingham channel: Human fireworks

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Los Pajaritos de Tacupa Michoacán performs at El Sol on Valley Avenue. From Compa LaTuba.

Promo for the Rockets-Grizzlies game Oct. 2 at Legacy Arena downtown. From BBVA Compass Iron City Showdown.

A big home run from the Birmingham Barons’ Keon Barnum against the Tennessee Smokies at Knoxville’s Smokies Stadium. From Minor League Baseball.

A World Changers mission team spends a week in June in Birmingham fixing up a house. From World Changers.

Los Angeles garage rock musician Ty Segall performs “She” in April at Saturn in Avondale, recorded for the Alabama Public Television show “Subcarrier.” From Alabama Public TV.

Coverage of the 2018 Pro Mazda Championship in April at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds. From D-Mx Deportemotor México.

Birmingham cover band SideCar performs in June at Superior Grill on U.S. 280. From Michael Bookmiller.

Flying out of Birmingham From Richard Morgan.

Commercial for June’s 2018 Southern League All-Star Game at Regions Field downtown, airing on MeTV. From WVTM-13 News.

English modern soul band Jungle performs “Drops” in June at Saturn in Avondale. From the End Is Built Into the Beginning.

A report on the action movie “Live” filming downtown this year. From CBS-42.

Highlight reel for Ramsay rising junior forward Zoe Cooper. From Christopher Cooper.

Columbia, S.C., vloggers discuss the recent furor over Donna Pike of the Jefferson County School Board. From Let the Madness Begin.

Drone footage of a stream and forests. From Mark D.

Kudzu bugs invade Bluff Park in Hoover. From Go-To Guy! Enterprises.

Fund-raising video from Rock City Church and its newly acquired Central Park Christian School. From Rock City TV.

Looking out over UAB (our vertical video of the week). From G.G. Smith.

A clean water PSA from the City of Birmingham maybe? From Bill Mathews.

Hawking a digital billboard on I-65 north before Malfunction Junction. From Lamar Advertising of Birmingham-Gadsden.

Birmingham attorney Charlie Waldrep on local TV show “Our Issues Birmingham.” From Our Issues Birmingham.

Trains in Irondale. From Carson Bean.

Trains near downtown. From Camera Bryan.

Promo for downtown computer training company TrueCoders. From Out There Creative.

Talking with the people behind new Pepper Place restaurant Blueprint on 3rd in Lakeview. From Alabama NewsCenter.

A backyard garden takes shape. From Go-To Guy! Enterprises.

Showreel for ABC-33/40 reporter Stephen Quinn. From Stephen Quinn.

Having fun at McWane Science Center and Sloss Furnaces. From Rollin Rollins.

A look at Sloss Furnaces. From Sarah Ellis.

New members of sorority Pretty N Purple Turtle Shellz (our other vertical video of the week). From Pretty N Purple Turtle Shellz Pond.

Testimonial by David Williams of UAB for Seattle leadership development company Pacific Institute’s program PX2. From the Pacific Institute.

Summer lightning. From Joey Amberson.

Talking with Renee Harmon, a family doctor at St. Vincent’s Primary Care at Brook Highland. From Ascension.

Promo for the Oxmoor Village housing development. From Tower Homes.

Gene Hallman of the Bruno Event Team on the 2026 World Cup and the impact on Birmingham. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Pee wee football with the Central Park Chargers (our other other vertical video of the week). From Ready Red Litsquad.

Boston metal band Seven Spires performs “Distant Lights” in June at the Nick on Southside. From the Great Metal Debate.

Drone footage of the Rotary Trail downtown and the High Ore Line Trail in Midfield. From Freshwater Land Trust.

Sunset from a car on the interstate (our other other other vertical video of the week). From Forever Fanci.

Introducing Tim Lewis, coach of Birmingham’s new pro football team. From Alliance of American Football.

Partying at the Xclusive Lounge in Smithfield. From C.J. Toney.

William White and Corey Miller talk about their decade-long friendship through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham. From Summer Classics.

Promo for Birmingham wedding group Original Point of View Band. From Hunter Lawley.

Birmingham real estate agent Rob Drum with a market update. From AlaREIA.

Hank Price of WVTM-13 on the planned downtown football stadium. From WVTM-13 News

A MasterMind real estate presentation in May at the Club. From JWRE Tribe.

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The Birmingham channel: Kick up your heels

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Barons pitcher Spencer Adams ends the top of the seventh inning with his sixth strikeout against the Chattanooga Lookouts in May at Regions Field downtown. From Minor League Baseball.

Checking out the second annual I Am a Father 5k race earlier this month at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. From I Am a Father 5K.

Michigan State University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham partner on research for diabetic retinopathy, a diabetes complication that affects the eyes. From Webs Edge Health.

Commercial for Hawthorne at Lake Heather apartments in Inverness, Hoover. From Hawthorne Residential Parnters.

New York pop singer Max performs in May at Tin Roof in Lakeview. From Feesa.

Hanging out at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover. From Cody Gremlin.

Commercial for Alabama House candidate Jacqueline Gray Miller. From Dub Dynasty Ent.

Birmingham rapper BMR DeeMan performs in May at Diamonds of Birmingham Gentlemen’s Club in in Brighton. From BMR DeeMan TV.

English rock band Asking Alexandria performs “Into the Fire” in April at Iron City on Southside (our vertical video of the week). From Miguel Romero.

Tarrant’s Corey Patrick goes viral for photo of him taking the bus to high school graduation ceremony. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Highlights from country band Florida Georgia Line in 2014 at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham. From Massive Music.

A patriotic number from May’s Birmingham Dance Theatre recital at the BJCC Concert Hall downtown. From Karen Briley.

Dancers perform to “Good Old Days.” From Karen Briley.

Dancers perform “For My Help.” From Karen Briley.

Summer family fun at the Birmingham Zoo. From Scotty Boy Homie.

Actor-singer Hayley Kiyoko talks with fans in March. From Feesa.

Investigating the zeppelin mooring mast on the Thomas Jefferson Tower downtown. From al.com.

Canadian TV station received in Birmingham (our other vertical video of the week). From Local and DX Radio.

Dashcam (and rearcam) footage of driving at U.S. 280 and Shelby County 41. From Vear Experts.

Looking forward to Birmingham’s new pro football team. From New Dish on the Stove.

A Lamborghini and a Shelby GT350 at a car meetup in Cahaba Heights, Vestavia Hills. From Biv3 Media.

Wesley Wade of Energen speaks on “The Effort to Keep Millennials” at May’s Disrupt HR Birmingham event at Innovation Depot downtown. From Disrupt HR.

Highlights from the 28th annual Society of Black Academic Surgeons meeting in April at the Westin Birmingham downtown with UAB as host. From Dr. Hassan A. Tetteh.

Driving around Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. From Wilmer C.

Highlight reel for Leeds forward Jeffrey Nolen Jr. From Jeffrey Nolen Jr.

A look at Trips for Kids, a nonprofit organization that offers mountain bike outings and environmental education. From Cycling Talk.

Huntsville rapper Young Rippa performs in May at Zydeco on Southside (our other other vertical video of the week). From Young Rippa #ripnation.

That time a teenager stole a MAX bus with Birmingham police in pursuit … From WVTM-13 News.

Oak Mountain State Park featured in an episode of Alabama Public Television show “Discovering Alabama.” From Discovering Alabama.

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The Birmingham channel: Hello, summer!

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Softball: Birmingham Thunderbolts 06 vs. Georgia Impact 2023 – Lunsford. From Georgia Impact Lunsford 2023.

Working on a house on Alpha Street South in North Titusville. From Randy Martin.

Dashcam footage of Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard South. From Chris Miller.

Celebrating music director Ken Berg’s 40 years with the Birmingham Boys Choir. From Birmingham Boys Choir.

Highlight reel for Mountain Brook rising junior third baseman Clark Griffin at May’s Sunshine Southeast Showcase in Cartersville, Ga. From Skill Show Videos.

Melanie Maddox of BBVA Compass speaks at May’s Disrupt HR Birmingham event at Innovation Depot downtown. From Disrupt HR.

Florida guitarist Pavlo Simtikidis performs “Tsiftetelli” earlier this month at WorkPlay in Lakeview. From Official Pavlo Admirers- OPA!

Woodlawn senior slot receiver Keyshun Parks in action (our vertical video of the week). From Keyshun Parks.

Actor/singer Logan Henderson performs in May at Tin Roof in Lakeview. From Feesa.

Lightning (our other vertical video of the week). From James Kyser.

Help wanted ad for a client services manager in Birmingham. From A.R. Spears.

Detroit gospel group Kymon Smith and Godsons and Daughters performs in Birmingham (our other other vertical video of the week). From Kymon Smith.

R&B singer Coldrank performs “Chocolate Drop” earlier this month at Boutwell Auditorium downtown. From Supreme Team Investment Group.

Drone footage of Alabama landmarks: Saturn 1B rocket in Elkmont by I-65, the Statue of Liberty in Vestavia Hills by I-459 and the Big Peach water tower in Clanton by I-65. From Brents Pepper.

Birmingham indie soul band the Brook and the Bluff performs on local Web series “Welcome to Monotonia.” From Welcome to Monotonia.

Drone footage of the Cahaba River. From Fear-Some.

Testimonials by members for Homewood gym Squad Fitness. From Squad Fitness.

Soccer: Birmingham Hammers vs. Mississippi Brilla FC in May in Jackson. From Mississippi Brilla.

Welcoming Birmingham to the new Alliance of American Football. From the Colt 45 show.

Students from Mann Dance Studio in Prattville perform “Fun” at March’s Thunderstruck dance competition at the Alabama Theatre downtown, winning Team Large Group. From Thunderstruck Dance.

Chef and TV host Andrew Zimmern on Frank Stitt and Birmingham’s food scene. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Shooting a wedding and checking out Moss Rock Preserve in Hoover. From Joel Henson.

A look at the nonprofit organization, Birmingham Sister Cities Commission. From Masadabbc.

Walking through Joe Minter’s African Village in America, a sculpture garden south of Elmwood Cemetery in Woodland Park. From Buffett2010.

Clang! Clang! Clang! Clang! (Our other other other vertical video of the week.) From Cwhorld Productions.

Rodney Watson on snooty Birmingham people (our other other other other vertical video of the week). From District Three.

The Eagles performs “In the City” in April at Legacy Arena downtown (our final vertical video of the week). From Roger McMunn.

Promo for the White Foam Party on July 6 at Magnolia House in Five Points South. From Freeman Walker Jr.

Birmingham consulting firm 45 Inc. staff members discuss leadership. From 45 Inc. Birmingham.

Family reunion in Birmingham with a trip to VisionLand in Bessemer. From Wayne Inniss.

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The Birmingham channel: Don’t hate, graduate

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Trains in Irondale. From Carson Bean.

Danish punk rock band Iceage performs in May at Saturn in Avondale. From Ivan Denisovich.

Visiting Lightrails downtown. Published on May 19, 2018

Cincinnati motivational speaker Karim R. Ellis at May’s International Public Management Association for Human Resources regional conference at the Sheraton Birmingham downtown. With testimonial from Michelle Barnes of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. From Karim R. Ellis.

Boone, N.C., roots band Lazybirds performs “Just Your Fool” in May at Domestique Coffee on Southside. From Actress Gabrielle.

A new fish for the tank. From Sheri and Will.

Members of Corazón de Alabama perform in May at Overtime Bar and Grill in Oxmoor. From Amanda de la Cataleya.

Touring the Birmingham Botanical Gardens greenhouse. From Prajun at Hunt.

Basketball: Birmingham Blue Devils vs. Team SLEEPY in May in Atlanta. From Baller TV.

Commercial for the University of Alabama at Birmingham. From Chris Liakos.

Feature on nonprofit organization STAIR of Birmingham, or Start the Adventure in Reading. From Alabama NewsCenter.

New Orleans’ Rebirth Brass Band performs in May at Saturn in Avondale. From Actress Gabrielle.

Mobile rapper Bkoshr, a k a Brandon Tunstall, at Miles College in Fairfield. From JD Productions.

Backstage dog. From DTenacity

Giving vegan burgers to the homeless downtown. From Carey Fountain.

Sidewalk dance party! From Angela Matthews.

Taking ATVs and motorcycles out for a ride in Belview Heights. From Shifty450.

Riding the trails at Oak Mountain State Park. From Black Bear Mafia MTB.

Q&A session at Sidewalk Film Festival. From Outlaw Films.

Birmingham jam band New Merkle Revue performs “Althea” in May at the Oasis in Lakeview. From Actress Gabrielle.

New Orleans Americana band Big Al and the Heavyweights performs in May at Phelan Park on Southside. From Actress Gabrielle.

Fatou Ouattara on her son Abdul Diane’s graduation from Hoover High School in May at Bartow Arena. From Starnes Publishing.

Graduates Gary Larson and Jennifer Andrew before the graduation ceremony. From Starnes Publishing.

Tossing their caps. From Starnes Publishing.

Alabama Winds performs “In My Father’s Eyes” in May at Mountain Brook High School. Composer Julie Giroux dedicated the work to the four girls murdered in the 1963 bombing of Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. From Patrick Fitzgerald.

Rhode Island accordionist Cory Pesaturo performs in May at Birmingham-Southern College (our vertical video of the week). From Aaron Tanner.

A look at TrimTab Brewing Company in Lakeview. From Local Reporter.

Conducting a raid while playing “Pokémon Go” (our other vertical video of the week). From Cody Sanders.

Huntsville rapper Kid Bless, a k a Jameke Byrd, performs at the Eastside Lounge in North Avondale. From JEDI Music.

Trains in Birmingham. From Sou610.

Andres Todd graduates from Wenonah High School (originally featured in July). From Fred Davenport.

Baseball: Birmingham Barons outfielder Trey Michalczewski hits a triple against the Generals in May at the Ballpark at Jackson. From Minor League Baseball.

Dashcam footage, including a trip to Elmwood Cemetery in Arlington – West End. From Scott King.

Hanging out at Do Dah Day in May on Southside. From Bill and Kelley Adventures.

Rock band A Perfect Circle performs “TalkTalk” and “Hourglass” in May at Legacy Arena downtown. From Wing Ding.

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The Birmingham channel: The eyes of mystery

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Los Angeles heavy metal band Bad Wolves perform “Zombie” in May at Legacy Arena downtown. From DTenacity.

Michael R. Jordan, pastor of New Era Baptist Church in Arlington – West End, talks with people on the street. From King Noble Higherself.

More from Pastor Jordan. From Timmy Thomas Jr.

Jacksonville rock band Shinedown performs “Sound of Madness” in May at Legacy Arena downtown. From DTenacity.

Monster trucks in a simulated Monster Jam in Legacy Arena. From MJRocks2219.

Promo for Mercedes-Benz of Birmingham. From Mercedes-Benz of Birmingham.

NBC Nightly News report on a high incidence of eye cancer among Auburn grads, filmed in Birmingham. From Ben Traylor.

Talking with local entrepreneurs about Birmingham. From Revolution LLC.

McLeod Software competes in the Birmingham Corporate Challenge in April at Railroad Park downtown. From McLeod in Motion.

Ashley Welch, a student from Jackie O’Neal School of Dance in Vestavia Hills, performs “Freedom” at April’s Platinum National Dance Competition at the Alabama Theatre downtown, winning Top Elite Act. From Platinum Dance.

Birmingham tribute band Eat a Peach performs in January in Montgomery. From Will Cash.

Columbus, Ohio, rock band Starset performs in May in Birmingham. From DTenacity.

Las Vegas heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch performs “Gone Away” in May at Legacy Arena downtown. From DTenacity.

Meeting Five Finger Death Punch did not go so well … From Cody Gremlin.

Little Savannah’s Clif Holt makes Summer Succotash Pico de Gallo in May at the Market at Pepper Place in Lakeview. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Birmingham alternative band the Murder of Jane Crow performs in 2016. From Scarecrow Jenkins.

Birmingham police officers in Linn Park downtown. From Kat Kan.

A look at events by the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham to gather public input. From Community Foundation.

PBS NewsHour report on Chicago students who came to Birmingham to learn firsthand about civil rights history. From Education Week.

Rice junior shortstop Ford Proctor against the UAB Blazers in May at Reckling Park in Houston. From 2080 Baseball.

Birmingham Latin band Sol Música performs in May at Rojo on Southside. From Kurt McKinney Music.

Tampa rap group Seckond Chaynce performs at the Nick on Southside. From UnderGround Booking UGB.

San Francisco rock band Primus performs in May at the BJCC Concert Hall downtown. From J.J. Hoover.

Atlanta heavy metal band Mastodon performs “Sultan’s Curse” in May at the BJCC Concert Hall downtown. From Rick A.

Softball: Birmingham Thunderbolts 06 vs. SEC Softball NC in May in Rock Hill, S.C. From Dwayne Hubbard.

Thunderbolts vs. Atlanta Vipers 06 – Callaway in May in Rock Hill, S.C. From Dwayne Hubbard.

Thunderbolts vs. Knockouts 05 of Darlington, S.C., in May in Rock Hill, S.C. From Dwayne Hubbard.

Chicago funk band the Main Squeeze performs in April at Saturn in Avondale. From Benjamin Aslin.

Flying in from Baltimore for a business trip, with stops at Topgolf and Dreamland BBQ. From Marco MM7.

Hyundai forklift for sale in Irondale. From Springer Equipment.

And a Toyota forklift. From Springer Equipment

Students from Amy’s School of Dance in Meridian perform “Time Warp” at April’s Platinum National Dance Competition at the Alabama Theatre downtown, winning Top Recreational Act and Platinum Power. From Platinum Dance.

“La Vaughn Livingston – the Representative of the Birmingham Art/Music Underground.” From Virgil Livingston.

Birmingham jam band Diner performs in May at the Oasis in Lakeview. From Actress Gabrielle.

Dashcam footage of driving I-459 and U.S. 280. From Abnormal Alabama.

Dothan group Minister Randy Miller and New Praise performs in Birmingham. From Randy Miller.

Birmingham band Nowhere Squares performs at Avondale venue Saturn for an episode of Alabama Public Television’s “Subcarrier.” From Subcarrier.

Future 150 scouting camp featuring Atlanta’s Premier Xpress 13u in May. From Premier Athletic Training.

Birmingham author Robert McCammon reads from his novel “Mister Slaughter” at the 2009 Alabama Bound book festival at the central branch of Birmingham Public Library. From Robert McCammon.

Digging into some Golden Flake chips (our vertical video of the week). From Nadia Jena.

Commercial for Praise Fest Weekend in May in Pelham. From Kikuyu Diaspora Television USA.

A field trip to Birmingham. From Kylaunilove1 Vlogs.

Trains in Irondale. From Carson Bean.

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Vote 2018: Alabama primary election results

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Vote 2018

Election results from today’s primaries in Alabama …

More election coverage in our Vote 2018 special report.

The runoff takes place July 17.

Voter turnout:

  • Alabama: 27 percent
  • Jefferson County: 25 percent
  • Shelby County: 25 percent

Results for Jefferson County and Shelby County.

Democrats

(Contested races only)

Winner in red | Runoff candidates in blue

Republicans

(Contested races only)

Winner in red | Runoff candidates in blue

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Vote 2018: Why not cast a ballot?

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

The Alabama primaries are under way. Polls are open till 7 tonight for the midterm elections.

Vote 2018

Q: Where do I vote?

A: Call Jefferson County: (205) 325-5550, Jefferson County (Bessemer only): (205) 481-4105, Shelby County: (205) 669-3913.

Or Search Your Polling Place on AlabamaVotes.gov.

Wade on Birmingham:
election results tonight

Remember, if you have problems at your polling place:

Q: What can I expect to see on the ballots?

A: Check out these sample ballots for each county.

You’re voting for U.S. Representative, state (including governor) and county officials.

Who are you voting for today? Tell us in the comments.

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Vote 2018: Sample ballots for Jefferson, Shelby County primaries

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Vote 2018

After one of the nation’s wildest Senate races in December, Alabama prepares to hit the polls again on Tuesday.

We have the sample ballots for Jefferson and Shelby Counties for the primaries. (The Jefferson County ballot has 99 versions, one for every sub-district.)

Find your polling place/districts.

The ballot has top state and county offices. And check out the Alabama Voter Guide 2018, with voting procedures and frequently asked questions.

For easier viewing, you can print, download or zoom to full screen with each ballot.

Election Day is Tuesday, with runoffs on July 17.

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Sample ballots for all 67 counties.

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Jefferson County: Democratic ballot

[Mobile version]

Jefferson County: Republican ballot

[Mobile version]

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Shelby County: Democratic ballot

[Mobile version]

Shelby County: Republican ballot

[Mobile version]

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Alabama Voter Guide 2018

[Mobile version]

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Candidate guides:

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The Birmingham channel: Let them lead the way

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Highlight reel for Ramsay senior point guard Walter Garfield. From Street Light Recruiting.

Tanzanian business consultant Ringo Mowo speaks earlier this month in Birmingham. From Frederick Fussi.

Video “Are We Prepared” on school shootings, created by Carver High students for the Greatest Save Teen PSA contest. From the Greatest Save.

Mason Ramsey, the “yodeling Walmart kid,” performs earlier this month at the Walmart on U.S. 280 (our vertical video of the week). From I Kill Games.

Birmingham mayor Randall Woodfin tours manufacturer Altec. From Altec Incorporated.

Visiting Valley View Park in Five Points South. From Tia M. Grubb.

Talking with Birmingham-Southern freshman running back Jordan Glenn. From Fly Guy J Productions.

Singer-songwriter Beck performs “Colors” earlier this month at the BJCC Concert Hall downtown. From Fables98.

CBS News report on Birmingham’s 4-year-old Austin Perine, a k a President Austin, who feeds homeless people. From CBS Sunday Morning.

Dancing at the Oak Mountain State Fair earlier this month in Pelham. From La Palmada Guerrero.

Students from the Birmingham Academy of Dance perform at April’s Industry Dance Awards at the Alabama Theatre downtown, winning Outstanding Performance. From Applause Talent Videos.

Driving and walking downtown and Southside. From Travel with Annie G.

Exploring the Birmingham Zoo (our other vertical video of the week). From the Datchers Do.

Members of the 117th Air Refueling Wing hold its annual Bay of Pigs Memorial in April at the grave of pilot Pete Ray at Forest Hill Cemetery in Woodlawn. From Defense Flash News.

Driving around downtown. From Meserret.

Alt-rock band the Breeders perform “Drivin’ on 9” in April at Iron City on Southside. From Scott McCord.

Intro video for a 2015 supplier diversity session at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute downtown. From Skye Connect Incorporated.

Highlights from the 2018 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama in April at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds. From David Zingery.

Hearing from residents of Highland Manor Apartment Homes for residents 65 and older. From Tina Pamphilis.

A look at the Art Studio of Calera. From Video Visions Media Marketing.

Birmingham Barons’ Eloy Jimenez hits a single against the Mobile (soon to be Huntsville) BayBears earlier this month at Hank Aaron Stadium. From Minor League Baseball.

Retired professor Lavon Page talks about teaching at Miles College in 1965. From Lavon Page.

Abandoned house. From Ambient Atmosphere.

New York rock band Tauk performs in April at Zydeco on Southside. From Dawn Cassizzi.

Partnerships in Birmingham: Collaborations that Advance Breast Cancer Awareness, Research and Treatment, allowed doctors and other health care staff to meet in April at St. Vincent’s Bruno Conference Center on Southside. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Testimonial by Jacquana Parker for downtown credit repair company Embolden Solutions (our other other vertical video of the week). From Colin Brown.

Setting up a Shelby Next account for a church management platform at Homewood’s Covenant Presbyterian Church (our final vertical video of the week). From Covenant Presbyterian Church.

A look at the Birmingham Audubon Mountain Workshop, an annual series of classes on the natural history of the southern Appalachians in its 42nd year. From Samford Traditions and Oral History Recording Initiative.

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The Birmingham channel: Birds, burbling and berries

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

A look at Birmingham in videos …

Children sing during a service at Apostolic Faith Church in Fairmont. From Private Name.

Train in Avondale. From David P. Jordan.

Granite Garden at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. From the Very Moment.

Showing off the hometown of Birmingham on a budget. From Abayomi Abaliiciious.

Birmingham’s Kenya Buchanan a k a Kenya B. auditions to be a contestant on the reality competition show “Project Runway.” From Stanley Parrish.

Highlights from Scranton magician Denny Corby’s show at The Club and visit to Birmingham. From Denny Corby.

Dallas rapper Yella Beezy “got smoke with promoters in Birmingham.” From Kartel Visions TV.

Rock crawling at Moss Rock Preserve in Hoover. From Bullgear RC videos.

Vestavia Hills band Margeaux and the Cat’s Meow perform earlier this month at Daniel Day Gallery in Lakeview. From Actress Gabrielle.

Talking with Carolita Smiley Lester about her son comedian Rickey Smiley. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Gerald Satterwhite, meteorologist at the Birmingham office of the National Weather Service, demonstrates inland flooding using a model (at 1:34). From NOAA/NWS National Hurricane Center.

Visiting the Oak Mountain State Fair earlier this month in Pelham. From La Palmada Guerrero.

Saxophonist Maceo Parker performs earlier this month at the Alys Stephens Center on Southside. From Actress Gabrielle.

Snacking on mulberry trees (our vertical video of the week). From Vitali Kriuchkov.

Birmingham mayor Randall Woodfin addresses the 54th annual Greater Birmingham Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast earlier this month at the Harbert Center downtown. From Mayor Randall Woodfin.

Listening to the birds singing outside the Tutwiler downtown (our other vertical video of the week). From Dream Follower.

Athens, Ga., indie rock band Of Montreal performs earlier this month at Saturn in Avondale. From Actress Gabrielle.

A day at the Birmingham Zoo and Target in Homewood. From CDL Vlogs.

Christian alt-rock band Rocketboy performs in 1996 in Birmingham. From Rocketboy Lives.

Birmingham mayor Randall Woodfin speaks at Tea with Tofi brainstorming session earlier this month at District 9 Event Space in Bessemer. From Tofi International TV.

More on the Tea with Tofi event. From Tofi International TV.

A look at the new Ensley Health Club. From Marks Media.

Baltimore indie rock band Snail Mail performs in April at Saturn in Avondale (our other other vertical video of the week). From Until I Die.

Hanging in Ensley. From Brian Hall.

Bernie Kuhajda, biologist and science program manager at the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga, checks on endangered darters in Pinson’s Turkey Creek Nature Preserve. From Tennessee Aquarium.

Former Houston Rocket Robert Horry promotes a pre-season Oct. 2 game at Legacy Arena between the Rockets and the Memphis Grizzlies. The Alabama Sports Hall of Fame played host to the media conference earlier this month. From Alabama NewsCenter.

Tallahassee vlogger Allana Marolt visits March’s Natural Hair and Health Expo at the BJCC North Exhibition Hall downtown. From She’s BlackenedWhite.

Birmingham jeweler Lucy Farmer on her Inspire to Give line. From Ashley Kickliter.

Dancing at LightRails downtown. From Cody Gremlin.

A 360-degree look around Birmingham-Southern College inside and outside. From Matt James.

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