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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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Class canceled Friday from widespread air conditioner failures at Huffman High School

Students will not have class at Huffman High School on Friday, Aug. 16, so multiple air conditioners can be repaired. School officials say the air conditioning ...

Michael Barber sentenced to 12 months in jail for fatal shooting at Huffman High School  Alabama's News Leader

Michael Barber was sentenced to twelve months in jail for the fatal shooting of Courtlin Arrington at Huffman High School in 2018. Barber had been found guilty ...

20-year-old woman charged after found with murder victim’s vehicle in downtown Birmingham

Jasmine Roberson's arrest was announced early Wednesday evening. She is charged with murder in the Monday shooting death of 21-year-old Brandon ...

‘He was loved by so many’: Young father-to-be found dead on Birmingham street

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 21-year-old Brandon Rosario. He had attended Huffman High School and was set to become a ...

Teen gets 12 months in fatal shooting of Huffman classmate Courtlin Arrington

Jefferson County Circuit Judge Clyde Jones on Thursday sentenced 18-year-old Michael Jerome Barber to 12 months in the Jefferson County Jail.

Trial continues for teen charged in fatal shooting at Huffman High School  WVTM13

Testimony in the manslaughter trial for Michael Barber, the teen charged in the 2018 shooting death of Huffman High senior Courtlin Arrington.

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

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

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

Huffman High School Teacher Dies in the Dominican Republic  Birmingham Times

The Birmingham City Schools has released a statement confirming the death of Alicia Williams, a ninth-grade English teacher at Huffman High School.

Teen Convicted Of Misdemeanor In Death Of Huffman High Student

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

Huffman High School teacher dies in Dominican Republic

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

2 get scholarships in memory of student slain at Huffman High

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.

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 shooting: Courtlin Arrington killed; Birmingham police question injured teen

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

Andre Smith returns to NFL in familiar spot

Jamie Sabau/Getty Images. Cincinnati Bengals right offensive tackle Andre Smith blocks during an NFL game against Cleveland Browns on Sept. 16, 2012, at ...

Bessemer police officer arrested in connection with officer-involved shooting in Gardendale  WBRC

GARDENDALE, Ala. (WBRC) - A Bessemer police officer was charged with obstructing a governmental operation and resisting arrest following Wednesday's ...

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.

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 ...

Two students receive college scholarships in honor of Courtlin Arrington  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - For the second year, Birmingham City Schools students received college scholarships in honor of slain Huffman High School senior ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

One-Third of Alabama’s Failing Schools Are in the Birmingham Metro Area  WBHM

The Alabama State Department of Education has posted its list of the state's failing public schools, and 25 Birmingham metro-area public schools are on it. St.

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.

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.

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 ...

Birmingham City Councilwoman on shooting at Huffman High School  WVTM13

Birmingham City Councilwoman on shooting at Huffman High School.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

An Alabama high school teacher who went to the Dominican Republic for plastic surgery died after complications from the procedure  INSIDER

An Alabama high school teacher died in the Dominican Republic after facing complications from a cosmetic procedure she received while in the country.

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Alabama Teacher Dies After Risky Cosmetic Surgeries in the Dominican Republic

*A 45-year-old Birmingham, Alabama mother died in the Dominican Republic after having cosmetic surgery — the country's second surgical victim this month.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Birmingham Promise gives city students work experience  Birmingham Times

Ana Gregory, a recent graduate of Huffman High School, became one step closer to reaching her career objectives during “Signing Day” where she was ...

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 ...

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.

Birmingham students matched with local companies for summer apprenticeship program

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

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

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

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.

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 ...

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

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A Huffman High School teacher has been arrested on charges he had sexual relations with a 14-year-old student. A Jefferson County ...

Here’s how Birmingham is battling its high homicide rate

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 ...

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.

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.

Finalists announced for Alabama 2019-20 Teacher of the Year  WBRC

The Alabama Department of Education released a list of 16 teachers Monday that are in the running to be the 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year.

Alabama adding more Pre-K classrooms  WBRC

Alabama will add at least 164 new pre-k classrooms for the 2019-2020 school year.

Robbery caught on high quality video surveillance  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A lot of times surveillance video is grainy and hard to see, but this time you can clearly see the robber and how he threatens ...

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.

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Police investigating homicide at west B’ham apartment complex  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham police are investigating a shooting in the West End neighborhood. Authorities responded to a call of shots fired ...

Huffman basketball hit with AHSAA probation, but stays in playoffs

Gallery: Huffman vs. Midfield Steel City Invitational semifinal basketball game at Samford University's Pete Hanna Center in Homewood, Ala., Thursday, Dec.

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 ...

B’ham officer injured in the line of duty, one day before his 36th Birthday  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham police officers flooded the streets of downtown Birmingham, bathing the scene in blue light for blocks, after Cullen ...

'Coolest cop in America:" Birmingham officer honored for work in schools

Ramsay High School, during it's annual Play by The Rules program, paid tribute to Officer Larry Heath, a 28-year veteran of the Birmingham Police Department ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Girl scout cookie season is here!

WATCH: Girl Scout cookie season is back, and troops around the country began selling Samoas, Thin Mints and all the other favorites this week. But some girls ...

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, ...

TAP hosting inaugural free HS football camp in Birmingham

The camp, set for Thursday, July 26, from 7-9 p.m., at Huffman High School, is free and open to all underclassmen in grades 8 through 12.

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 ...

Birmingham schools learn how to give Ritz-Carlton customer service

Ritz-Carlton Leadership Group speaker Valori Borland leads customer *service* training for Birmingham City Schools employees on Feb. 15, 2019, in Birmingham ...

Fatal accident in Fairfield leaves 1 person dead

Police in Fairfield are investigating a deadly accident. It happened around 10:30 last night on Aaron Aronov Drive and Valley Road.

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.

Arrest made in weekend homicide investigation

UPDATE: Birmingham police made an arrest in a murder that happened over the weekend. Prosecutors charged 27-year old Imani Means of Birmingham with ...

Hoover school leaders ban headphones and earbuds without principal permission  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Hoover City School Board recently voted to modify its electronic device policy. The policy will now include a ban on ...

Artist Nadia Tellis is the 'Cover Girl' in music and fashion  Birmingham Times

Having developed a reputation as a stellar cover singer is not a problem for Ensley native Nadia Tellis. “I like timeless music,” said Tellis, 39. “A song like 'Can ...

High school student meets with Senator Jones for Girl Scout project  WBRC

An Oak Mountain High School senior is competing for the highest award in Girl Scouts.

U.S. Women’s Soccer Team invited to play in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The U.S. Women's Soccer Team won the World Cup in France Sunday. This is their fourth win and the team's second title win in a ...

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.

Alabama teacher leads by example with a flute  WBRC

Kim Scott is a renowned flutist. She has recorded three albums and has a handful of songs that have reached the charts in Billboard's National Smooth Jazz, ...

Closing costs in Alabama  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Two metro Birmingham counties have some of the lowest closing costs in Alabama. That's according to a recent study by financial ...

UPDATE: Man, 70, dies in Wylam house fire  WBRC

A cause of the fire is under investigation. Officials say the home did not have a working smoke detector.

New dress code for Bessemer students  WBRC

When classes begin in the fall, Bessemer City School students will no longer be required to wear uniforms.

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

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 ...

Friday is the first day of summer  WBRC

For some, it may have felt like summer for the last few weeks, but Friday marks the summer solstice, the official start of the season.

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 ...

Teenager in critical condition after shooting in Tuscaloosa  WBRC

The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit is investigating a shooting that has left a teenager in critical condition.

Splish Splash: Birmingham City Pools get ready to open for the summer  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Sweet, sweet summertime. One of the things that comes to mind is keeping cool, so the city of Birmingham will open several of its ...

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 High band director Patrick Whitehead pleads guilty in student-sex case

The former band director at Birmingham's Huffman High School pleaded guilty today to a misdemeanor charge stemming from having sex with a 17-year-old ...

Alabama Comic Con kicks off at the BJCC  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Fans of all things pop culture gathered Saturday to kick-off the Alabama Comic Con. For many people at the con, it was a chance ...

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