🌱 New Outdoor Dining Space + Homicide Suspect Arrested

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Morning, people of Birmingham! It's me again, Kayla Harrison, your host of the Birmingham Daily.

First, today's weather:

A little rain in the morning. High: 41 Low: 27.

Here are the top stories in Birmingham today:

  1. The Birmingham City Council has approved legislature provides additional outdoor dining spaces on public grounds outside of a business. The new legislature comes amid the rising COVID infection rate and will hopefully allow restaurants to remain open. Outdoor dining must operate with five feet of accessible walkway for pedestrians and will need to be renewed once a year throughout the City. (Bham Now)

  2. Birmingham native Alan Hunter has been named an honorary co-chair of the 2022 World Games. The Games are an international multi-sport competition taking place from Jul. 7 to Jul. 17. The opening and closing ceremonies will feature a 75-piece World Games Orchestra and The World Games Youth Choir, as well as performances by numerous musical talents. (WVTM13 Birmingham)

  3. The Birmingham Police Department has made an arrest in the 2021 shooting and murder of 41-year-old Patricia Stisher. Richard Olds, 60 years of age, is suspected of shooting the victim during a domestic argument on Feb. 26, 2021. Olds will remain in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail with no bond. (WBRC)

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Today in Birmingham:

  • Word 2010 Basic Part 1 At The Birmingham Public Library (9:00 AM)

  • Adult Computer Class At The Birmingham Public Library (9:30 AM)

  • Word 2010 Basic Part 2 At The Birmingham Public Library (11:00 AM)

  • Build A Multiplication Device At The Birmingham Public Library (3:30 PM)

  • Junior League of Birmingham’s Human Trafficking 101 Via Virtual (6:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • The Birmingham Police Department has made an arrest in the shooting of Richard Spence. (Facebook)

  • The Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service shares pictures of confined space training. Click to take a look. (Facebook)

  • Birmingham City Schools reminds the community that First Class Pre-K Online Pre-Registration is now open. Click to register. (Facebook)

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Kayla Harrison

About me: Kayla Harrison is a Writing Arts professor, as well as a freelance writer for content creation agency Lightning Media Partners. In her free time, you can find her listening to podcasts, writing poetry, and visiting local coffee shops.

This article originally appeared on the Birmingham Patch

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