🌱 $3.5 Million Interstate Lighting Project + Primary Election Results

Good morning everyone! It’s me, Miranda Fraraccio, your host of Le Quotidien. Here’s all the local news you need to know right now…


First, today’s weather forecast:

Heavy rain and a thunderstorm. High: 75 Low: 61.


Here are the top three stories from today in Birmingham:

  1. The City of Birmingham has partnered with the Alabama Department of Transportation to assume the cost of an interstate lighting improvement program. $3.5 million will be split between Birmingham and ALDOT to complete the project. Birmingham will provide $1.6 million while ALDOT will cover the remaining costs. (Alabama News Leader)
  2. A 50-year-old Birmingham man has been identified after a shooting and car crash. The event which took place on May 23 claimed the life of David Gibbs Westbrook Jr., a resident of Birmingham. The shooting took place just before 11 p.m. Monday near 135 54th Street North, where Mr Westbrook was found in the driver’s seat of an SUV that crashed into a utility pole. (AL.com)
  3. Tuesday’s primary results are in. 280 Living has compiled the results of all races related to Shelby County. The winners of the primary races will be voted on in the general election in November. To view candidates for Shelby County School Board, Sheriff, State Representatives and more, click the link. (280 Living)

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  • Greater Birmingham Humane Society is not pulling your tail! They need help supporting their cats and kittens with wet and dry cat food donations for their foster program. Click on the link to find out more. (Facebook)
  • Tweet tweet? Alabama Audubon invites you to bird watch by ear. This is the last chance to enroll in the four-week birding course run by Greg Harber. Learn more at the link. (Facebook)
  • The Birmingham Children’s Theater is coming out! Birmingham Children’s Theater partners with local parks for Adventure Theatre, a family-friendly experience that combines hiking and theater into one great time. (Facebook)

You are now aware and ready to go out this Thursday! See you tomorrow morning for your next update.

Miranda Fraraccio

About me: Miranda Fraraccio was born and raised in Rhode Island and now lives in New York. She works as a writer for content creation agency Lightning Media Partners and is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she earned a degree in writing, speaking, and communications. In her spare time, you can find her traveling, drinking tea, or photographing her neighborhood as a street photographer.

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