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31 Birmingham restaurants at Breakin' Bread 2017; here's what's on the menu

September 22, 2017 by

AL.comPresented by the Birmingham Originals -- a coalition of local, independently owned restaurants -- the event benefits Jones Valley Teaching Farm's Woodlawn High School Urban Farm project. General admission tickets are $35 and VIP tickets are $99.

'Woodlawn' star Caleb Castille appears in new mystery series

September 12, 2017 by

AL.comCaleb Castille -- who played former Woodlawn High School, University of Alabama and Miami Dolphins football star Tony Nathan in the movie "Woodlawn," left -- appears in the new Complex Networks mystery series "In The Vault," which debuts Sept. 13, 2017 ...

Fertile Ground: Urban Farm Program Reaps Benefits for Woodlawn High School Students

September 12, 2017 by Over the Mountain Journal

Over the Mountain JournalFor the second year, the Woodlawn farm is getting a boost from one of Birmingham's premiere food events. ... Breakin' Bread's donation this year again will be used to fund scholarships for the Woodlawn High School Urban Farm pro- gram's interns (top ...

Bobby Bowden can always come home

September 9, 2017 by

AL.comLike the way, as a young boy, his house backed up to the Woodlawn High School football field. "When they kicked field goals ... John Archibald's column appears in The Birmingham News, the Huntsville Times, the Mobile Register and Write him at ...

Five Birmingham high schools among state's worst 2016 graduation rates

August 17, 2017 by Alabama's News Leader

Alabama's News LeaderBIRMINGHAM, Ala. — School is underway for the fall. But five high schools in the Birmingham city school system are in the top 25 lowest graduation rates in the state. This information comes from the Alabama Department of Education's 2016 state ...

CBS 42 Two-A-Days: Woodlawn Colonels

August 10, 2017 by WIAT 42

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)- It's a new era at Woodlawn High School as the Colonels try to recapture the glory days. This season they do it with a very familiar face. George Bates was let go at Minor last season after going 11-2. We know the man can coach.

Hewitt-Trussville High hires Herbert Clark as girls track coach

July 26, 2017 by Trussvilletribune

TrussvilletribuneClark, who most recently was at G.W. Carver in Birmingham, has six years of high school experience after seven years at the middle school level. He has won two high school championships. Clark also coached at Woodlawn HIgh. He has a bachelors degree in ...

Which Birmingham football program will end losing ways in 2017?

July 9, 2017 by

AL.comWoodlawn is one of several Birmingham-area high school football programs aiming for respect. And winning is the best way to earn respect on Friday nights in the fall. Problem is, Woodlawn has won four games during the last four seasons, including a 2-8 ...

Woodlawn football looks to "Rebuild the Castle"

July 6, 2017 by Alabama's News Leader

Alabama's News LeaderBIRMINGHAM, Ala. — If you were active on social media on Monday, you might have spotted #RebuildTheCastle. That comes courtesy of the Woodlawn High School and it's new football coach George Bates, who says the front of the school looks "like a ...

George Bates, new Woodlawn football coach, wants to #RebuildTheCastle

June 28, 2017 by

AL.comWoodlawn, the high school football team featured in the 2015 film, 'Woodlawn,' has a new football coach. And George Bates wants to return Woodlawn to its former winning glory. Bates already has a hashtag: #RebuildTheCastle. Bates, a Midfield graduate ...

George Bates takes over as Woodlawn High School head football coach

June 28, 2017 by Alabama's News Leader

Alabama's News LeaderWOODLAWN, Ala. — George Bates has been hired as head football coach at Woodlawn High School. Bates takes over the Colonels after a 3-year stint at Minor, where he led the Tigers to a 26-11 record and three straight playoff appearances. Last year the ...

Birmingham Housing Authority recognizes its own, including one of nation's top track stars

June 15, 2017 by Birmingham Times

Birmingham TimesJayla Kirkland, a graduate of Woodlawn High School, is regarded as Alabama's fastest runner and among the top track stars in the nation and will attend Florida State University on a full athletic scholarship. Paris Stevens, a graduate of Carver High ...

TCS Supt. Pattie Neill named outstanding administrator by Auburn University

June 5, 2017 by Trussvilletribune

TrussvilletribuneNeill is from Birmingham, where she graduated from Woodlawn High School in 1973 and Auburn University in 1977 with a B. S. Degree in Special Education. She then moved to ... agency in New York City. Dr. Neill is a resident of Trussville, Alabama.

Guard Javien Williams transferring from UAB

May 10, 2017 by

AL.comJavien Williams, a key rotation player for UAB as a true freshman, is transferring out of the program, has learned. The 6-foot-4 Williams, who won 6A Player of the Year honors at Woodlawn High School in Birmingham in 2016, played in all 33 games ...

Early learning center opens in Birmingham's Woodlawn after $7.2 million raised

May 10, 2017 by

AL.comRushton said the early learning center is accredited by the Alabama Department of Human Resources. The center offers a ... Rushton said priority will be given to Woodlawn residents, and children who will later attend Woodlawn High School. "I am hoping ...

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