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B : 156 Terms

  • Boaz
    Boaz is located in the northeast part of the state primarily in Marshall County, although part of the...
  • Boligee
    Boligee is located in southwest Greene County in the west-central part of the state. It has a mayor/city...
  • Boll Weevil Monument
    The only memorial honoring an insect, the Boll Weevil Monument in Enterprise, Coffee County, stands as...
  • Boll Weevil in Alabama
    The insect known as the boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) decimated the cotton-based agriculture in Alabama...
  • Ruthie Bolton
    Former Auburn University basketball star Ruthie Bolton (1967- ) is one of the pioneers of women's...
  • Bon Air
    Bon Air is located in southwest Talladega County in the east-central part of the state. It has a mayor/city...
  • Neil Bonnett
    Neil Bonnett (1946-1994) was a popular racecar driver from Birmingham, Jefferson County, who won 18 National...
  • Books-A-Million
    Birmingham-based Books-A-Million has grown from a makeshift newsstand established in 1917 in Florence...
  • Buford Boone
    Though not a native Alabamian, Buford Boone (1909-1983) nonetheless became one of the state's leading...
  • Charles Octavius Boothe
    Charles Octavius Boothe (1845-1924) was an influential African American Baptist preacher, educator, and...