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Braves edge Barons in Rickwood Classic

Braves edge Barons in Rickwood Classic

Birmingham, AL – Baseball fans from across the South took advantage of a sunny afternoon to visit America’s Oldest Ballpark Wednesday for the annual Rickwood Classic. This year’s contest between the Birmingham Barons and Mississippi Braves marked the 99th year of baseball in Birmingham and the teams provided everything a fan could want including a […]

Rickwood Classic to be held on May 27

Rickwood Classic to be held on May 27

Birmingham, AL – For the 14th year, the Birmingham Barons will return to historic Rickwood Field on May 27 to play the Rickwood Classic. The Barons will face off against the Mississippi Braves in a contest that Minor League Baseball fans on MiLB.com voted the “Most Desirable Game to Attend in 2009.” Rickwood Field, touted […]

Bessemer founder had ties to Daniel Pratt

Bessemer founder had ties to Daniel Pratt

Bessemer – Bessemer, Alabama is a suburb of Birmingham and is located in the southwestern section of Jefferson County. With a population of about 30,000 and nicknamed “The Marvel City” because of its rapid growth in its early days. Bessemer was founded by Henry Fairchild DeBardeleben in 1887 and was incorporated two years later. Henry […]

It’s called the safest city in the state

It’s called the safest city in the state

Helena – Helena is a small city and is one of three (Alabaster and Pelham being the other two) that make up the area known as “North Shelby County,” but it is considered to be a suburb of Birmingham. The estimated population is 11,000 and Helena is highly regarded as a place to raise children […]

Sights of the season

Sights of the season

Birmingham – Santa Claus was found at The Summit in Birmingham. The Summit offers a wide variety of shopping and dining experiences and is located at the intersection of U. S. Highway 280 and Interstate 459 in Birmingham. A plastic version of Santa stands in the front window of the Apple store there and a […]

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