Latest Jefferson County, Alabama Stories

2012-07-25 23:01:22

Premium Verizon wireless retailer opens new location, increases customer confidence Birmingham, Ala. (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 Cellular Sales, the nation´s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, recently announced the grand opening of a new store at 3062 Allison Bonnett Memorial Drive in Hueytown on July 12. “Our team is driven by knowledge and care,” said David Surber, regional director at Cellular Sales. “We send every employee to a week-long, national orientation...

2012-01-13 14:00:00

Greater Birmingham Community Food Partners and the Health Action Partnership have announced the members of the region's first Food Policy Council. Charged with identifying strengths and opportunities in the local food system, new members attended an all-day retreat Thursday, Jan. 12 at United Way of Central Alabama. (PRWEB) January 13, 2012 Greater Birmingham Community Food Partners, a member of the Health Action Partnership, has announced the members of the inaugural Birmingham-Jefferson...

2011-07-09 00:00:30

Alabama has the nation's highest rate of diabetes and is the second most obese state. Media for Health wants to change that. The Jefferson County, Ala. nonprofit is using old-fashioned radio soap operas to draw attention to health issues in the area's most affected communities: African-Americans and Latinos. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 "Okra or hushpuppies?" "Both. Jumbo-sized portions, please." That's a sample of typical dialogue in restaurants across Alabama, and an exact quote...

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