2016 election

BirminghamWatch, a nonprofit news organization, has partnered with several news organizations to compile and distribute a nonpartisan voter guide that includes candidate bios, information about amendments and sample ballots. Read more


Later this month, Mountain Brook will have a change in leadership. The terms of three city leaders expire this year, and only one of them is seeking re-election. Read more


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Photo by Frank Couch.

When he walks out of the mayor’s office for the last time this fall, Oden will leave behind a legacy of monumental changes to the city and, according to several city employees, a huge hole that will not be easy to fill. Read more



Courtesy of Jack Carl.

Retired Judge Jack Carl was mostly content back in 2008 when a former Mountain Brook City Councilman, Tom Clark, approached him with the idea to run for his seat. Read more


The latest in the municipal elections happening in Mountain Brook. Read more


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