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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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Huffman High School teacher dies in Dominican Republic  CBS42.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- Birmingham City Schools announced the death of Huffman High School teacher Alicia Williams. Williams passed away in the ...



Birmingham teen convicted of misdemeanor in fatal shooting of Huffman classmate Courtlin Arrington  AL.com

A Birmingham teen has been convicted in the 2018 shooting death of his classmate Courtlin Arrington inside a Huffman High School classroom. A Jefferson ...



Michael Barber convicted of negligent homicide of Huffman High student  CBS42.com

UPDATED (6/13): Michael Barber has been found guilty of criminally negligent homicide for inadvertently shooting and killing 17-year-old Courtlin Arrington in ...



Teen Convicted Of Misdemeanor In Death Of Huffman High Student  Patch.com

Teen Convicted in Death Of Courtlin Arrington - Birmingham, AL - A fellow classmate has been charged with negligent homicide in the 2018 shooting death of ...



Birmingham students matched with local companies for summer apprenticeship program  AL.com

Twenty Birmingham seniors and recent graduates were matched with companies on Thursday for a seven-week apprenticeship as part of the Birmingham ...



Stadium Concept Approved; UA Releases Emails: The Week In News  Patch.com

The Week In News On Patch: June 9-16 - Birmingham, AL - Check out some of the items that made headlines in the Birmingham area on Patch during the week ...



2 get scholarships in memory of student slain at Huffman High  AL.com

Two Birmingham teens were chosen to receive $1,000 scholarships named for Courtlin Arrington, the Huffman High School student fatally shot at school in ...



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.



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.



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.



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

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  CBS42.com

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 ...



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.



The story behind Mentone's Wildflower Cafe and the woman who keeps it funky  AL.com

L.C. Moon came to Mentone to get back to nature, and she's sharing her joy at one of Alabama's favorite restaurants.



Huffman High School shooting: Courtlin Arrington killed; Birmingham police question injured teen  AL.com

A Huffman High School senior was killed and another injured when gunfire erupted inside a classroom at the east Birmingham school Wednesday afternoon.



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

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



Huffman High School junior charged in fatal shooting of classmate Courtlin Arrington  AL.com

Authorities have now filed formal charges against a Huffman High School student in Wednesday's deadly shooting of a classmate. Michael Jerome Barber is ...



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

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



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

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.



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.



Huffman's Humes overcomes kidney transplant to lead Vikings  CBS42.com

Huffman High School basketball star Cameron Humes has overcome the odds. After undergoing a kidney transplant as a junior, Humes has led the Vikings on ...



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

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



76 Alabama schools on 'failing' list  AL.com

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.



Birmingham Fire & Rescue kicks off 'Operation Safe Prom'  CBS42.com

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 ...



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

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 ...



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 ...



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

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



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

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



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.



Funeral service set for 17-year-old killed in Huffman High shooting  AL.com

Funeral services for Courtlin Arrington who was killed in a shooting at Huffman High School will be held March 24 at Guiding Light Church.



School construction, renovation part of Langford's legacy  AL.com

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.



20 things to do in Birmingham during Memorial Day Weekend  Bham Now

Photo courtesy of Red Mountain Theatre Company Don't have any plans for this weekend? Here's a list of different events happening in Birmingham this.



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

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 ...



Center Point HS to be closed Friday after mercury spill sends 4 students to hospital  CBS42.com

CENTER POINT, Ala. -- (WIAT) -- The Latest --. 6:15 p.m.. As an extra precautionary measure, Center Point High School will be closed Friday after a mercury spill ...



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.



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

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



Birmingham City Schools to host District-Wide Signing Day  CBS42.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - Birmingham City Schools is hosting a district-wide Signing Day Ceremony to recognize scholar-athletes who have signed or will ...



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 police identify suspect arrested, charged in Huffman High School shooting  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham police have identified the suspect arrested and charged for opening fire outside Huffman High School on Tuesday ...



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

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



Woman charged in March traffic death of Huffman High School sophomore  AL.com

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  AL.com

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 sophomore killed in crash remembered as 'model student'  AL.com

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



Courtlin Arrington’s family prepares for first Christmas without her  WBRC

This Christmas and just about every other holiday-will feel different for Courtlin Arrington's family. The Huffman High School senior was shot and killed at school ...



Birmingham mother seeks answers in son's disappearance  CBS42.com

One Birmingham mother is seeking answers after her son was reported missing 11 months ago. Carver High School student Daniel Rickett was last seen in the ...



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 ...



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

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



Here's how Birmingham is battling its high homicide rate  AL.com

This March, the mayor's office joined the Jefferson County Department of Public Health in declaring gun violence a public health crisis. The city's Peace & Policy ...



No weapon found during sweep at Jacksonville High School  CBS42.com

After a safety sweep, Jacksonville Police Department reports no illegal weapons or substances were found at Jacksonville High School. . For the latest stories in ...



Alabama teacher sent home after using N-Word, Hoover Mayor responds  CBS42.com

The video shows a group of white students from Spain Park High talking about the Holocaust, Jewish people and African Americans using the N-word multiple ...



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 ...



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 ...



Pleasant Grove High School student taken into custody for terrorist threats  CBS42.com

Pleasant Grove High School Administrators notified the Sheriff's School Resource Division that a student had made a threat to shoot up the school. . For the ...



Deadly fight marks Birmingham's fifth homicide within a week  CBS42.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- A fight at an apartment complex in Birmingham Tuesday night led to the city's fifth homicide in the span of a week.



Friends, clients remember Birmingham barber's positive impact  CBS42.com

Friends and clients of the Birmingham barber who died in a car crash over the weekend say they'll remember his positive attitude and the impact he had on the ...



Teen Dead After Shots Fired On Elton B. Stephens Expressway  Patch.com

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



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. Al.com reports that Courtlin Arrington, a senior at ...



Benefit concert to assist Birmingham injured officers  CBS42.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., (WIAT) -- This event was to raise money for injured officers of Birmingham. The band, Legal Limit, were proud to be a part of the community ...



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

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



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 ...



One Class at a Time: Vincent Middle High School  CBS42.com

One central Alabama teacher is making plans on how to spend $1000 with the infleunce from her students. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and ...



Birmingham police identify elderly woman as homicide victim  CBS42.com

An elderly woman has died following a possible domestic incident in East Birmingham. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and the latest top stories ...



Woodlawn High School student accepted to 31 colleges, earns $1.3 million in scholarship offers  Bham Now

Hard work and preparation has paid off Benjamin Holmes of Birmingham. The Woodlawn High School senior began working on his college applications this ...



2 women transported to hospital after shooting in Ensley  CBS42.com

Birmingham Police are investigating after two women were shot late Friday night. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and the latest top stories in ...



One Class at a Time: Huffman Middle School  CBS42.com

A Birmingham teacher who helps her students prepare for the future is now preparing to spend $1000 on them. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, ...



Man attacked with hammer sent to hospital with critical injuries  CBS42.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- A man is suffering from life-threatening injuries Wednesday after being attacked with a hammer.



Gear Up Alabama program inspires mom, kids to go to college  CBS42.com

Thanks to Gear Up Alabama, over 9000 students throughout the Black Belt are getting the guidance they need to prepare for college. CBS 42's Malique Rankin ...



Birmingham schools learn how to give Ritz-Carlton customer service  AL.com

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



School closures and early dismissals due to severe weather  CBS42.com

(WIAT) -- The following is a list of school closures and early dismissals due to Thursday evening's severe weather:



Today: Birmingham City Schools celebrate improvement  CBS42.com

Birmingham City Schools hosting a celebration after getting good report cards from the state. Schools in Birmingham saw a 75 percent decrease among the ...



Hayden area schools in Blount County closed Thursday, Friday due to flu  CBS42.com

BLOUNT COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) -- Flu concerns across central Alabama continue to force schools to close after a high number of student absences. . For the ...



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

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 ...



Birmingham City Council delays Major League Baseball youth academy agreement two weeks  CBS42.com

The Birmingham City Council has delayed a decision on whether to allow a Major League Baseball youth training academy to be built at George Ward Park off ...



Arson to blame for downtown Hospitality Inn fire, fire captain says  CBS42.com

A structure fire that led to 600 power outrages and heavy traffic in downtown Birmingham was caused by arson, officials say. . For the latest stories in breaking ...



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

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



Thompson High School student busted for guns, drugs  CBS42.com

The Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force says that they arrested 18-year-old Kamau Diandi Greene in relation to an ongoing narcotics investigation.



UPDATE: Missing man suffering from dementia FOUND  CBS42.com

According to the Birmingham Police Department, missing man Bob Field Foster, age 75 from Birmingham, Alabama, has been located and reunited with his ...



Birmingham starting work on new $175 million stadium at the BJCC  Birmingham Times

It's not the first time a groundbreaking has been held for a new stadium next to the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex, but officials on Thursday vowed ...



Birmingham-Jefferson Co.Transit Authority offers FREE rides on 'National Get on Board Day'  CBS42.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - (WIAT) It's time to get on Board! The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) will join with other public transportation ...



She finds goodness where others see only trouble  AL.com

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 ...



Huffman High 2015 valedictorian gives classmates sage advice at graduation  AL.com

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



Shooting in Holt community leaves neighbors concerned  CBS42.com

Two people are recovering in the hospital after being shot early Sunday morning at a party in Tuscaloosa County in the Holt community near Holt High school.



Birmingham City Council passes resolution to reduce penalty for marijuana possession  CBS42.com

Under the resolution, if a person has less than an ounce, they will have to pay a fine instead of going to jail. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and ...



Understanding the rare syndrome that took the life of 3rd grade Gardendale Elementary student  CBS42.com

This article dives into the details of a rare syndrome that took the life of a third grade student at Gardendale Elementary. Kylon Anderson suffered from systematic ...



Mark Your Calendar: Birmingham Bowl Youth Football Clinic  CBS42.com

Birmingham, Ala.- The Birmingham Bowl is hosting the Alabama Power- Birmingham Bowl Youth Football Clinic. Local teenagers who are interested in football ...



Woodfin, Ej Bradford Among Birmingham Newsmakers In 2018  Patch.com

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



Victims identified in weekend train accident in West End Birmingham  CBS42.com

Fire and Rescue *Service* Capt. Harold Watson said a man and a woman were both ejected from the vehicle upon impact. . For the latest stories in breaking news ...



Stolen FedEx truck recovered in West End community  CBS42.com

Birmingham Police officers recovered a Fedex truck in an alley between Alabama Avenue and Fulton Avenue. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, ...



SUNDAY: Birmingham Iron's last home game of the season  CBS42.com

Sunday marks your last chance to watch the Birmingham Iron play at home this season. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and the latest top stories ...



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.



Birmingham's underfunded pension plan  CBS42.com

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin sends video message to city employees and retirees that the city's pension fund is underfunded by $378 million dollars.



America's Most Photogenic Baby Contest is coming to Birmingham  CBS42.com

The national search is on for America's Most Photogenic Baby, and it's coming to Birmingham later this week. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, ...



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

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 ...



Father speaks out following death of 9-year-old girl  CBS42.com

Police say the case has been classified as a suicide. No foul play is suspected. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and the latest top stories in world ...



Huffman High School teen killed in Inglenook shooting; investigation upgraded to homicide  CBS42.com

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



Power outages and storm damage in Central Alabama  CBS42.com

CENTRAL ALABAMA (WIAT) -- Alabama Power told CBS 42 that in Jefferson and Shelby County combined there are 3548 outages. In Tuscaloosa County, there ...



One person dead after shooting in West Birmingham  CBS42.com

Birmingham police are investigating after one man was found dead in West Birmingham. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and the latest top ...



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

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 ...



UAB President Dr. Ray Watts on the success of the school, team  Birmingham Times

As president, how proud of you of what the coach, staff and players have accomplished? “What Coach Clark and his staff and players accomplished this year is ...



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