Mercedes-Benz U.S. International was founded in 1995 and started production in 1997. The Mercedes-Benz M-Class was the first product and has been built ever since the start of production in 1997, later joined by the SUVs of the GL- and R-Class. In 2010, the plant produced more than 125,000 vehicles and employed more than 2,800 Team Members at the end of the year. As of 2014, the Tuscaloosa plant will be one of the four global production locations of the successor generation of the current Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and will build these vehicles for the North American market. Daimler AG, its parent company, in late 2011 announced plans to invest an additional $350 million to expand the plant to build a fifth vehicle and hire an additional 400 employees. Total investment in Plant Tuscaloosa by 2014 will be roughly $2.4 billion.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama has insured Alabamians for 75 years. Blue Cross provides employers, families and individuals access to quality, affordable healthcare.
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $125 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, and mortgage products and services. Regions serves customers across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,500 banking offices and 2,000 ATMs.
Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com.
The Trak Shak Running Shops
The Trak Shak Running Shops are locally owned running specialty stores that focus on customer service for runners, walkers, joggers, and anyone looking for shoes who are fed up with buying shoe after shoe, and not finding the right one! Our three locations (Homewood, Inverness and Hoover) are staffed with trained and knowledgeable employees that can help you find the right fit today! Along with impeccable customer service, The Trak Shak is very active in promoting and supporting the local running community by volunteering for and managing many of the local runs.
Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q
There are a lot of styles of Bar-B-Q. Some specific to regions, other’s to individuals. Our’s is the 35 year old labor of love, developed by Jim and his son Nick and passed on to local owners across the country. It is a way informed by a deep respect for southern culture. A respect we honor by doing things with a passion for detail, honest effort and a refusal to take short cuts. In other words, the way it ought to be done. The Jim N Nick’s way is low and slow. Our pork shoulders steep in hickory smoke for over 14 hours and everything is made scratch. And yes, we mean everything. From the croutons that top our salads to the flour and rolling pin fresh pie crust, you can taste the passion and pride in every detail.
UAB Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics
For 50 years, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics has focused on delivering innovative eye care and pioneering breakthroughs in the preservation and restoration of eyesight. We have been recognized internationally and nationally for outstanding patient care, treatment of eye trauma, and crucial research in eye disease. UAB Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics is one of only two Level 1 Ocular Trauma Centers in the United States with a 24/7 eye emergency department, and are the only dedicated facility in Alabama with ophthalmologists and optometrists that are dedicated and trained in the diagnosis and treatment of the eye.
City of Birmingham
The City of Birmingham, Alabama, is a municipal corporation under the laws of the State of Alabama. Birmingham is the largest city in the state with a population currently estimated at 212,237, and a metro population of 1,136,650.
Nestled at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains at the cross-section of two major railroads, the city was once the primary industrial center of the southern United States. At the height of the nation’s manufacturing age, the city grew so fast in population, it was called the “Magic City.” Today, Birmingham has transformed itself into a medical research, banking and service-based economy, making it one of the nation’s most livable cities with a vibrant downtown, a burgeoning loft community, a world-class culinary scene and more green space per capita than any other city in the nation!
Birmingham also boasts 99 historic neighborhoods and is often referred to as the cradle of the American Civil Rights Movement. The average (high) temperature in the city is 65°; the average low is 51°. The city is centrally located in the southeast and easily accessible to major hubs in the region.
WBRC FOX6 News
WBRC FOX6 News has been through many changes over the last 60 plus years. But our commitment to serving our community has never been stronger than it is today.
Our ON YOUR SIDE brand is more than just a catchy phrase. It is who we are. We are here to serve our viewers.
We are ON YOUR SIDE with breaking news, providing the images and information in a professional and responsible manner.
We are ON YOUR SIDE with the most advanced weather technology so we can provide life saving information when the weather threatens families and communities.
We are ON YOUR SIDE with information about those who would try to scam others.
We are ON YOUR SIDE by having a dedicated group of people to help with unresolved issues through our Call for Action hotline.
We are WBRC FOX6 News and we are ON YOUR SIDE, thank you for being on ours.
Bell Media is a leading digital marketing agency that is focused on delivering desired business outcomes for clients. As a Google Premier Partner, and 4X Inc 5000 Company headquartered in Birmingham, AL, Bell Media has a proven track record of driving success for our clients.
St Vincent's Health System
In Birmingham, Alabama, Ascension’s St. Vincent’s Health System operates five hospitals in addition to several healthcare facilities and employs more than 4,800 associates. Serving Birmingham for over 118 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.ascension.org/alabama.
Shipt, the nation's fastest growing online grocery marketplace, works with leading retailers and local stores to deliver groceries via a community of shoppers and a convenient app. Since its founding in 2014, Shipt has been rapidly expanding and now offers quality, personalized grocery delivery to over 30 million households in more than 70 markets across the country. Shipt offers unlimited grocery deliveries to members for $99 per year. The company currently has offices in Birmingham, AL, and San Francisco, CA.
Sprouts Farmers Market
You can fill your fridge without emptying your wallet! At Sprouts, you’ll find peak-of-season produce, natural meats and wholesome grains in bulk, along with everyday groceries at reasonable prices. Visit Sprouts.com for weekly specials. Sprouts Farmers Market. It’s healthy living for less.
Proudly serving the Birmingham Metro Area. Zippy Shell is the solution for all of your self-storage needs. What could be easier than a self-storage container coming to your home or business? No need to rent or borrow a truck, drive for an hour and then spend hours loading and unloading. You can now get your storage organized right in your driveway! When you want your goods returned, Zippy Shell re-delivers right back to your home or business. We can even deliver to a new location. Think about that - store and move and only have to load once! On top of that, your belongings are stored at a secure storage facility so you never have to worry about them. The Zippy Shell container is 100 square feet of storage space - compare it to a large traditional self-storage unit, or to other portable storage companies. At this size, it is the perfect amount of extra storage space making it ideal for a range of storage needs, including but not limited to residential and commercial storage, de-cluttering, downsizing, relocation, renovations, temporary or seasonal storage, college student and so much more.
103.1 The Vulcan
The Vulcan is back! Birmingham's home for Real Rock music has finally returned. The station made it's re-debut in Early 2011 and has quickly become one of the most popular stations in Birmingham. Pyke, Aly, Klinger, and Nikki Sixx's SIXX SENSE are the stations main personalities.
News Radio 105.5 WERC features News and Weather on the :10's. Start your morning with Birmingham's Morning News with Scott Fitzgerald, then get thebest in Talk Radio from Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, and The Schnitt Show.
Magic 96.5 is Birmingham's "Listen at Work Station". Magic 96.5 plays music that is sure to make your workday fly by. Tune in mornings to hear the New Magic Morning Show with Rob and Jeannine, then spend your workday with Ericka Woode. JT helps distress you on your drive home, and Delilah takes requests and dedications at night. Magic 96.5 is the station for Christmas Music in Birmingham, playing only Christmas music during the season.
102.5 The Bull
102.5 The Bull is Birmingham's Better Country. The station has Dollar Bill and Madison in the morning, Billy Greenwood, and Major Tom.
103.7 The Q
103.7 The Q is Birmingham's station playing "All The Hits". Station personalities include Ace and TJ in the morning, Madison, Dino, and Ryan Seacrest.
104.1 The Beat
104.1 The Beat is Birmingham's home for Hip Hop and R&B flava! The station is brand new to Birmingham and offers a choice to listeners who are fed up with their other alternatives.