🌱 Program for pregnant women + Birmingham man charged with shooting

Hey Birmingham people! Miranda Fraraccio here with your brand new copy of the Birmingham Daily.


First, today’s weather forecast:

A storm around the afternoon. High: 83 Low: 67.


Here are the top three stories in Birmingham today:

  1. Pregnant women in Birmingham should take advantage of a free program that supports women through all stages of pregnancy. Baby yourself, by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, pair expectant mothers with a dedicated nurse who is willing to go beyond a routine medical visit – providing assistance from prenatal nutrition and education, throughout labor , childbirth and postpartum records. The program is available to BCBS Alabama members who are expecting a child, whether it is their first or not. (Bham now)
  2. A convalescing Birmingham man is urging people to take Narcan with them. Narcan, or Naloxone as a prescription drug, reverses an opioid overdose; it cannot be used to get high and it is not addictive, according to the Jefferson County Health Department (JCDH). Kyle Berman encourages people to wear the life-saving drug, saying, “You have a better chance of saving a life with Narcan than with anything else.” (WBRC)
  3. A Birmingham man has been charged in a shooting at the Dollar General warehouse in Bessemer. Officials said the shooting occurred Tuesday between two Dollar General warehouse workers on Lakeshore Parkway at 8:55 p.m. The alleged shooter, Stacy Terrell Kidd, 48, of Birmingham, is charged with attempted murder and banned from certain people. own a firearm. (WVTM13 Birmingham)

Today in Birmingham:

  • Eurovision Watch Partyat the Birmingham Public Library (1h30)
  • Adult coffee and craftsAt Polymer Clay Creations (2:00 p.m.)
  • Small art exhibition!at the Birmingham Public Library (2:00 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Dr. Virginia Campbell of Birmingham was appointed to National Podcasters Hall of Fame. (Bham now)
  • Thursday morning, more than 50 men and women killed in the line of duty as Birmingham police remembered outside City Hall for making the ultimate sacrifice. (AL.com)
  • City Wide Facility Solutions expands to Birmingham with a new location. (Bham now)
  • Don’t miss these five new properties for sale in and around Birmingham! (Patch)

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You’re all caught up for today. See you tomorrow morning for another 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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