Welcome to Bhamwiki
Bhamwiki, now in its ninth year, is an encyclopedic resource for anyone curious about Birmingham, Alabama and the region around it. We aim for accuracy, objectivity, and accessibility as we work steadily to expand our coverage.
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In the news
- May 17: Jeff Maggert won the Regions Tradition with par on the first playoff hole.
- May 12: Kelley Castlin-Gacutan was hired as Superintendent of Birmingham City Schools.
- May 3: Dale Earnhardt, Jr won the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.
- April 5: Avery Johnson was hired as head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide men's basketball team.
- ...that Shades Cahaba is the only Homewood elementary school not to have suffered a major fire?
- ...that Louise Wooster's sister was also a noted Birmingham madam, under the name Maggie Bracken?
- ...that the Indian Springs School once boasted a "Truth House", a tilting classroom used to demonstrate physics concepts?
- ...that Samford Bulldogs men's basketball coach Scott Padgett scored 1,874 points during his 7-year NBA career?
Today is Monday May 25, 2015. Bhamwiki has been running since March 15, 2006. The project currently has 440 registered user accounts and contains approximately 10,975 articles. See Bhamwiki:Milestones for more information on the growth of the site. You can also join us on facebook or follow along on twitter.
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