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What should be done about abandoned schools in Birmingham? - WBRC FOX6 News

September 21, 2017 by

WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.comEnsley High School closed its doors about ten years ago. Now the building sits empty. People who live nearby are ... The city of Birmingham turned it over to the Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation. The non-profit is looking for a developer to save ...

15-Year-Old Birmingham High School Student Killed in Ensley Shooting

September 7, 2017 by

Patch.comThe victim, Terrius Hilliard, was a student at Jackson-Olin High School. At 5:14 p.m. Wednesday, Hilliard and another young man were heading for the recreation center on Ensley when an assailant opened fire at the two from a moving vehicle at the ...

When Led Zeppelin rocked Alabama: '70s concerts revisited

May 9, 2017 by

AL.comThey drove to the Led Zeppelin concert in David Burks' gold 1966 Chevelle Super Sport muscle car. Burks, then 17, was behind the wheel and the only person in the vehicle not getting high as he and two of his Ensley High School classmates traveled to ...

Dry chemicals found in old Ensley High School - WBRC FOX6 News

April 19, 2017 by

WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.comWe received pictures from a man who takes photos of vacant buildings around the southeast. The pictures show things like aluminum sulfate and lead nitrate in an old science lab. Those who live near the school are concerned vandals could break in and ...

Dry chemicals found in Old Ensley high school building

April 19, 2017 by Alabama's News Leader

Alabama's News LeaderAbandoned chemicals have been left behind in the old Ensley High School building that was closed in 2004. A viewer who went on to ... When ABC 33/40 found out we reached out to the Birmingham Board of Education to let them know. .... "Alabama National ...

Andrew Joseph “Andy” Douglas Jr.

December 19, 2016 by Gulf Coast News Today

Gulf Coast News TodayThe family were members of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Ensley, Alabama, where he was an altar server and remained a member until the church was closed. He graduated from St. Anthony's School. He graduated from Ensley High School, served as a ...

The Junction: Stories from Ensley, Alabama — Holy Family Cristo Rey High School

June 20, 2016 by WBHM (press release) (blog)

WBHM (press release) (blog)For the latest chapter of “The Junction: Stories from Ensley, Alabama,” education reporter Dan Carsen talks with the people making it happen to find out how this school works. “Holy Family is a place that will turn your life around.” That lofty claim ...

Ensley High School grad an accomplished Hollywood actor

June 16, 2016 by Birmingham Times

Birmingham TimesEnsley High School graduate Yohance Myles is an accomplished Hollywood actor with appearances in the CW network's “Containment” and the AMC network's ” Into the Badlands.” Currently, he is working with actress Sanaa Lathan on the Fox drama mini ...

The Junction: Stories From Ensley, Alabama – An Integration Pioneer

June 13, 2016 by WBHM (press release) (blog)

WBHM (press release) (blog)The Ensley High School Grand Alumni Association recently established a new scholarship in honor of the school's first African-American graduate – Carolyn Houston Crumbley Major, who passed away in 2009. Producer Mary Quintas spoke with Carolyn's ...

The Color Project sheds vivid light on Ensley man's hopes for his neighborhood

June 8, 2016 by Alabama NewsCenter

Alabama NewsCenterHawkins, an Ensley High School graduate, is director of the initiative that will use public art, gardens, light and sound to encourage pedestrian traffic and address issues of health, safety, crime and violence in Ensley. The artist, Ukuu Tafari, also ...

Community honors Ensley HS desegregation pioneer - WBRC FOX6 News

November 8, 2015 by

WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.comShe was the first black graduate of Ensley High School in 1965, a historically all-white school. Family, friends and members of the community recognized her contributions while at the Bethesda Life Center Sunday night. "In her senior year she decided ...

Senior Unity Fest kicks off Birmingham spring break Friday at Boutwell Auditorium

March 20, 2013 by (blog) (blog)Like Jarmaine, Milhouse's daughter, Ensley High School majorette April Lynn Jamerson, was shot to death in a Birmingham park at the all too young age of 15. Jarmaine, also 15, was slain at Railroad Park Sunday. April was killed on skip day -- the ...

Function in the Junction jazz festival brings spotlight to Ensley

July 25, 2012 by (blog) (blog)The festival begins with a 10 a.m. parade through Ensley that will start at 14th Street and Avenue D and end at the festival site, Erskine Hawkins Park at Ensley Avenue and 19th Street. The Parker and Jackson-Olin high school bands are scheduled to march.

Surplus sale at abandoned Ensley High School brings back memories for graduates

October 15, 2011 by (blog)

They held a sale at the closed-down Ensley High School and an impromptu reunion happened. A sale of surplus items at old Ensley High began this morning at 7:30 a.m. with people lined up at the gate and ended at 2:30 p.m. Kitchen equipment such as ...

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