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December 1, 2016 by Howard Cox (Register to contact)

Ron Messer class of '75 was severely hurt in an auto accident, He is recovering. More info check with Ernie Green '75 or Ron's sister Carla '76(?) '77(?).

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Jazz in the Park 2019: Alabama concert series returns with 29 free shows

Performers include Bo Berry, Ves Marable, P.J. Spraggins, Vann Burchfield, Take 7 and more.

Gun found in car during search on Huffman HS campus  WBRC

School administrators say they located a gun during a search of a car on campus.

How has school security changed 1 year since the Huffman HS shooting?  WBRC

It's been exactly one year since 17-year-old Courtlin Arrington was shot and killed inside of Huffman High School.

Teen indicted in death of classmate Courtlin Arrington at Huffman High School

A Birmingham teen has been indicted in the March shooting death of his classmate Courtlin Arrington inside a Huffman High School classroom. A Jefferson ...

Suspected burglar arrested at Huffman High School

A sizable Police presence was at Huffman High School around noon today. Birmingham Police declined to speak on camera, but they told us via text message ...

Huffman HS shooting suspect denied youthful offender status, trial date set  WBRC

The teen charged in a fatal shooting at Huffman High School last spring has been denied youthful offender status.

Huffman High School Loses 2nd Student In 2 Months To Gun Violence

Huffman Loses 2nd Student In Two Months - Birmingham, AL - A Huffman High School student involved in a shooting outside a Huffman recreation center last ...

Scholarship in memory of slain Huffman H.S. Senior now accepting applications  WBRC

Dr. Kre Johnson of Brownstone Total Family Healthcare is turning the tragedy of Courtlin Arrington's death into something that's positive.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed in shooting death of Courtlin Arrington at Huffman High School

The family of slain Huffman High School senior Courtlin Arrington on Tuesday filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Birmingham Board of Education and ...

Huffman High School shooting: Student held in death of 17-year-old Courtlin Arrington

A Huffman High School student is in custody in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Courtlin Arrington inside the east Birmingham school. Police have not identified ...

Judge: Death of Huffman High student not intentional but 'extremely reckless'

Michael Jerome Barber,17, is charged with reckless manslaughter in the March 7 shooting at Huffman High School that left 17-year-old Courtlin Arrington dead.

Huffman High graduates remember Courtlin Arrington  WVTM13

It was a bittersweet day for the 312 students who graduated from Huffman High School on Tuesday. Amid the sea of green caps and gowns sat an empty chair ...

Mother of Huffman student killed in shooting files wrongful death lawsuit  WVTM13

The mother of a Huffman High senior who was killed in a school shooting has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the school and city leaders. Advertisement.

Mom fears for daughter's safety at Huffman High graduation

Tamara Jenkins, a disabled military veteran, said multiple threats have been made against her 18-year-old daughter who is set to receive her diploma from ...

Huffman High School student talks about deadly shooting  WVTM13

A Huffman High School freshman talks about a shooting that claimed the life of a 17-year-old classmate and injured another. Advertisement. Recommended.

Doctor creates scholarship in Huffman High School senior's memory  WBRC FOX6 News -

A Birmingham doctor is turning tragedy into something positive for students with healthcare career goals. Dr. Kre Johnson created a $1000 scholarship in honor ...

Teen charged in on-campus shooting of Huffman High School student  WBRC FOX6 News -

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A teenager has officially been charged in the shooting death of a Huffman High School student during a shooting on campus.

School construction, renovation part of Langford's legacy

Nearly every school within Jefferson County has been impacted by a 1-cent sales tax championed by former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford, who died Jan. 8.

Family of slain Huffman High School student files wrongful death lawsuit  WBRC FOX6 News -

Lawyers representing the estate of Courtlin Arrington filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Jefferson Civil Circuit Court on Tuesday.

Birmingham Fire & Rescue kicks off 'Operation Safe Prom'

The Birmingham Fire and Rescue *Service* is kicking off its Operation Safe Prom initative, a campaign designed to remind students about the dangers of drinking ...

Family of Huffman High School shooting victim calls for action  WVTM13

The aunt of a 17-year-old killed by a fellow student an Alabama school last week has called for school safety reform and action against gun violence. Shenise ...

Birmingham football player Michael Barber charged with manslaughter in shooting of classmate  USA TODAY High School Sports

Barber has been charged with shooting La'shawn Arrington at Huffman High in Birmingham.

Huffman High students participate in national school walkout  WBRC FOX6 News -

Students at Huffman High School joined thousands of other kids and teens in the national school walkout on Wednesday.

76 Alabama schools on 'failing' list

The list of schools deemed "failing" based on spring 2018 test scores was quietly posted to the Alabama State Department of Education website Jan. 18.

Courtlin Arrington’s legacy lives on through students’ interested in medical field  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Dr. Kre Johnson never met Courtlin Arrington, but she felt connected to the 17 year old Huffman High School senior.

Fight at Huffman High School leads to gunfire  Alabama's News Leader

UPDATE: 10:45 p.m.:Birmingham Police say the whole things started after some students got into a fight.Parents say they were told to get off of the property and ...

Huffman High students hold vigil, march to call for end to violence  WBRC FOX6 News -

A Huffman High School student is begging for change after losing a fellow classmate in last week's shooting. Students said it will be difficult to walk through the ...

After 2 shot outside Mobile high school, board member calls for metal detectors

Two people were shot on the Davidson High School campus after a basketball game between Murphy and Blount.

Woman charged in March traffic death of Huffman High School sophomore

A Jefferson County grand jury indicted 28-year-old Jessica Nicole Abdullah on Sept. 22, according to court records made public Friday. She is charged in the ...

Man awaiting trial in 2017 Senior Skip Day shooting back behind bars on gunfire charge

A 20-year-old man already on electronic monitoring for gunfire during an unofficial Senior Skip Day at a Birmingham park is back behind bars after lawmen say ...

Huffman High teacher, coach Alan Plump dies at 52  Alabama's News Leader

Huffman High School teacher and coach Alan Plump died Monday night, school officials said.Plump, 52, of Nashville, Tenn., taught physical education and held ...

B’ham teachers, students gather to voice ideas on ending school violence  WBRC

The conversation continues in Birmingham as parents, students, and administrators come together to find a solution to this deadly problem.

Attorney of Huffman High shooter calls case "tough"  WBRC FOX6 News -

The attorney believes the timing of Arrington's death, just three weeks after the massive school shooting in Parkland, Fla., may have played a role in the reason ...

Tough day for Parker High School; Tough year for Birmingham City Schools  WBRC FOX6 News -

Two months, three separate tragedies, and five students killed. It has been an emotional year of loss for Birmingham City Schools.

Trainer Kevin Brown recovered from neck injury, helps others become fit  Birmingham Times

For Kevin Brown, founder of and trainer at Xtreme Fitness and Performance in downtown Birmingham, he and the business are one in the same. “If you take this ...

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 ...

Zapp Band to highlight City Council District 1 music festival  Birmingham Times

Zapp Band, Logan The Entertainer and Charlez & The Purple Experience will highlight the District 1 Music Festival on Friday, August 17. The festival, hosted by ...

Former Huffman High School teacher enters plea deal in student sex case; gets probation  The Birmingham News -

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A former Huffman High School teacher, who was arrested on charges he had sexual relations with a 14-year-old student, pleaded ...

Birmingham father sought as key witness in murder case against teen son

The key witness in the murder of a young Birmingham father who was killed when he was caught in crossfire has disappeared and authorities said without the ...

Student, 17, shot to death at Birmingham AL high school  American School & University

A 17-year-old high school student in Birmingham, Ala., has been shot to death inside a classroom in the school. reports that Courtlin Arrington, a senior at ...

Huffman High School mourns loss of teen killed in Center Point wreck  WBRC FOX6 News -

Huffman High School is mourning the loss of a 16-year-old student.

Huffman High sophomore killed in crash remembered as 'model student'

fund.PNG. Brieyonna Pierson. ( As the investigation continues into a Sunday morning traffic crash that killed a Birmingham teen, school officials ...

Birmingham schools learn how to give Ritz-Carlton customer service

Birmingham school front-line personnel learn from the worldwide hospitality chain that prides itself on quality.

Teen shot, killed driving on Elton B. Stephens Expressway in Birmingham

Police and firefighters responded to the scene before 2:30 p.m. at First Avenue North and Carraway Boulevard, according to Sgt. Bryan Shelton.

She finds goodness where others see only trouble

She believes you change the world when you reach an at-risk child. You break the cycle of crime and government dependency and incarceration. You save lives ...

Xtreme Fitness and Performance gym attracts top athletes. Here's how.  Birmingham Times

Allen Love, a graduate of Huffman High School in Birmingham, Ala., and a freshman defensive tackle at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky., has been ...

Former Huffman student suing over 'sex-for-grades' proposition  WVTM13

A Huffman High School student is suing her former teacher, Birmingham City Schools and the Birmingham Board of Education after she said a teacher asked her ...

Birmingham's Old Huffman High School Is Demolished (photos)  The Birmingham News -

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama--The old Huffman High School, known for its distinctive domed roofs, will soon be reduced to rubble. A new 250,000 square-foot school ...

Woodfin, Ej Bradford Among Birmingham Newsmakers In 2018

Woodfin, Ej Bradford Among Birmingham Newsmakers - Birmingham, AL - Who made headlines in the Birmingham metro in 2018? Patch looks at some of the ...

Huffman High School teen killed in Inglenook shooting; investigation upgraded to homicide

The victim, Nyteria Spigner, has been pronounced dead at UAB Hospital, according to Birmingham Police. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and ...

Huffman basketball hit with AHSAA probation, but stays in playoffs

Huffman's boys basketball program has been placed on a year of probation by the Alabama High School Athletic Association and forced to forfeit an undisclosed ...

6 Birmingham-area high schools ranked among best in country

Six Birmingham-area high schools were among 118 statewide which were recognized as the best in the country.

Birmingham students hold town hall to battle gun violence

The town hall, #NeverAgainBHM, was conceived in the days following the shooting death of Huffman High senior Courtlin Arrington on March 7.

How Huffman High School's graduation rate shot up 50 points in 4 years

The gains have been most dramatic at Huffman High School, on Birmingham's east side. There, Principal John C. Lyons has overseen a 50-percentage point ...

Teen Dead After Shots Fired On Elton B. Stephens Expressway

BIRMINGHAM, AL - An 18-year-old recent Huffman High School graduate was shot and killed on Elton B. Stephen Expressway in downtown Birmingham over ...

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

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

Birmingham police on patrol find man shot dead in vehicle on busy Pratt City road

A 43-year-old man was shot to death Saturday, July 28, 2018 on busy Avenue W in Pratt City.

No arrest made in teen's fatal shooting as family, friends mourn loss  Alabama's News Leader

A Birmingham family that was looking forward to their daughter's senior year in high school, is now planning her funeral instead. Arrielle Lashawn Parker Jeffries ...

Authors beat guns into plowshares in Birmingham

Two authors transformed weapons into gardening tools to protest gun violence.

Birmingham church unites community to end gun violence  WBRC FOX6 News -

One Birmingham church organized an event to get families talking about what they can do to stop the gun violence in our community.

Andre Smith makes quick return to NFL

Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill jumps over offensive tackle Andre Smith (71) during an NFL game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Dec. 13, 2015 ...

Teen Organizers in Birmingham Are Working to Build an Inclusive Movement

In Birmingham, one of America's most segregated cities, teen organizers are learning to organize together.

Jazz in the Park 2018: Alabama concert series returns with 26 free shows

The 2018 series starts April 8 and runs through Oct. 14, featuring artists that range from trumpeter Bo Berry to keyboard player Gail Jhonson.

Alabama school shooting leaves one student dead, two others wounded  The Mercury News

Moriah Balingit · The Washington Post. A shooting at an Alabama high school has left one student dead and two other people wounded, police and firefighters ...

NFL players partner with Birmingham Housing to host football camp  Birmingham Times

DaQuan Thomas, a 14-year-old entering freshman at Huffman High School, has been playing football since he was a child and plans to continue playing football ...

Can you name 5 Alabama women who have made a difference to you?

Women of Alabama, we need to pour a glass of wine and have a chat. Y'all, we have work to do. It's International Women's Day and I'm determined to write ...

Huffman High School pulls off Great Gatsby theme for their 2016 prom at Regions Field

Huffman High School danced the night away during their 1920's themed prom at Regions Field in Birmingham.

'Outraged' Birmingham mayor calls for public's help after sleeping 12-year-old shot

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said he was "outraged" after learning a 12-year-old boy was shot and injured while he slept inside his home early Monday ...

Birmingham high school teacher, 41, charged with having sexual contact with 14-year-old student  The Birmingham News -

Philllip Smith III was released from jail after posting $60000 bond.

Parkland students push political action at Birmingham town hall

"If your kid is going to school and at risk of being hurt, you should care about that," 16-year-old Love Lundy said. "Because this is something that affects either ...

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 ...

Huffman High School football player charged with murder in weekend shooting death of teen

Robert Clarke, 16, is charged as an adult with murder in the death of 16-year-old Cameron "Cam" Toles.

Closer Look at Finalists for Next Gen Pitch Competition  Birmingham Times

On May 3, two students and three teachers with Birmingham City Schools will compete in the NextGen Pitch Competition for the grand prize of $5,000; second- ...

Birmingham school district to roll out new protocol on school safety  WBRC FOX6 News -

"Our district is in a season of change," said Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring as she addressed a crowd of parents and neighbors.

Huffman High 2015 valedictorian gives classmates sage advice at graduation

Huffman High School 2015 valedictorian Tiana Moorer gives her classmates sage advice at graduation: 'No matter your goals, have a plan, follow it through, ...

Huffman High School football player gets bail in shooting death of teen

A judge, over the objections of a prosecutor concerned about potential violence, on Tuesday set bail for a Huffman High School football player who is charged ...

2 Birmingham 6th graders afraid of school shootings pen last wills and testaments

A rash of school violence threats sweeping the country in recent weeks led to two Birmingham sixth-graders penning a Last Will and Testament of sorts on loose ...

Scholarship created for Birmingham City Schools students in honor of Courtlin Arrington

The $1000 award will go to a female Birmingham City Schools student interested in the medical field. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and the ...

Who killed them? 33 unsolved Birmingham-area homicides in first 6 months of 2018

As of July 1, 78 people had been slain in Jefferson County -- 52 in Birmingham. Countywide, at least 33 remain unsolved.

Huffman seniors join the ranks of high school graduates

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama—Members of the 258-student Huffman High School Class of 2014 received their diplomas at the Bill Harris Arena at the Crossplex ...

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

The newest list of Alabama's 75 "failing" public schools was quietly posted to the Alabama State Department of Education's web site today. As in 2017, most on ...

Birmingham teen pleads guilty to killing 20-year-old in 2016 shooting

The shooting happened Aug. 22, 2016, outside of the AutoZone store on Huffman Road.

Alabama Roots: $100000 per week NFL players

Thirty-one players from Alabama high schools and colleges will be paid at least $100000 a week during the NFL season.

'Keep your circle small, and your trust deep . . . and off Facebook'  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, ...

Gun-dealing Alabama teacher ran sex-for-grades scheme after school system failed to unearth his criminal past

A victim of sexual abuse by a teacher wonders how he was allowed to remain in the classroom after a felony conviction for dealing guns.

Teen charged in deadly shooting outside Birmingham AutoZone

A Birmingham teen has been charged in the shooting death of another young man outside AutoZone in broad daylight last month. Birmingham police today ...

Emantic 'E.J.' Bradford, Jr: a 'silly', 'goofball', 'teacher's pet' who 'resonates with so many'

Elijah King was a junior at Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School when freshman Emantic Bradford, Jr. walked through the doors. King didn't originally ...

Student accidentally shot at Blossomwood Elementary in Huntsville

The superintendent is working to implement a clear backpack policy in Huntsville City Schools, she said in a Monday-night phone message to parents.

Designer Olivia Anthony: LIVing outside the box with popular fashion brand  Birmingham Times

When you think of “Southern Belle,” the images that may come to mind are big hats and lace gloves, which fashion designer Olivia Anthony embraces with flair.

NSD18: National Signing Day Central  WBRC FOX6 News -

It's National Signing Day! Keep up with all the excitement from around the area, from high schools across Central Alabama.

'He wanted the day off': Student charged in north Alabama school shooting threat

A student found the threat written on the bathroom wall March 1. The written message said a "school shooting" would happen the next day, according to ...

From academics to athletics: Highlights from the 2016-2017 Birmingham school year  Birmingham Times

Special to the Times. Coach Emanuel Bell led the Wenonah Girls' High School basketball to the Class 5A state basketball title for the fourth straight year in 2017.

Mother prepares to represent deceased daughter at Thompson HS graduation  WBRC FOX6 News -

Feb. 22, 2018 is the day Camryn "Cici" Callaway donned a beautiful smile for her cap and gown pictures. It was also the day the 17-year-old Thompson High ...

Teens indicted in deadly crimespree partially livestreamed on Facebook

A Jefferson County grand jury on Jan. 12 issued two capital murders each against DeMarcus Daniels, 19, and X'Zavier McWillie, 17 in the June 30 shooting ...

Nikkie Pittman: Mentor helps others beat the odds the way she did  Birmingham Times

Nikkie Pittman was not supposed to make it. She was supposed to stay a statistic, but she believes God had other plans. The 38-year-old recently launched ...

Teenage girl shot in head at Birmingham rec center

A female victim was taken to UAB Hospital with life-threatening injuries after she was shot at Inglewood Recreation Center Tuesday, April 24, 2018. 0. By Anna ...

'We actually like each other as much as we love each other'  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 ...

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 ...

Cardinals release Andre Smith, former Montevallo standout takes his place in lineup

Arizona has placed right offensive tackle Andre Smith on waivers and will use rookie Korey Cunningham at that position.

Birmingham's March for Our Lives 2018 a success, student organizers say

Birmingham's March for Our Lives took place in Railroad Park on Saturday afternoon, with an estimated crowd of 5,000 wearing blue shirts and carrying signs ...

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