Trader Joe's offers about 3000 items under the Trader Joe’s private label, which includes Trader José's salsas, Trader Ming’s fried rice and Trader Giotto’s marinara sauces

Photo courtesy of Alison Mochizuki.

Trader Joe's to open at The Summit

Trader Joe's, a specialty grocery store that offers foreign and everyday food and beverages, signed a lease to open its first Alabama store at The Summit in the second half of 2015. more »

Sep 17, 2014 News (1 Comments)

Pastor David Platt will be leaving The Church at Brook Hills 
to become the 12th president of the International Mission Board.

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Pastor David Platt to serve new role

Pastor David Platt has announced he will be leaving The Church at Brook Hills, where he has been since 2006. He will now serve as the 12th president of the International Mission Board. more »

Aug 28, 2014 News

Nursing students at Jeff State practice putting an IV into an adult simulation manikin that actually releases blood when the students have the needle in the correct “vein.”

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Not your average dummies

Jeff State nursing students use high-technology manikins to create simulations. more »

Aug 25, 2014 People/Places

Auburn Fan-o-Meter Quiz

Test your fan knowledge with 280 Living's Fan-o-Meter quiz. more »

Aug 25, 2014 Sports

Alabama Fan-o-Meter Quiz

Test your fan knowledge with 280 Living's Fan-o-Meter quiz. more »

Aug 22, 2014 Sports

Summer Fun Photo Contest 2014

Check out all of the submissions from our Summer Fun Photo Contest! more »

Aug 26, 2014 People/Places

Catering by Bellinis founder Doug Hovanec and Chef Sean Butler hold one of Butler’s individual healthy meals in the kitchen off U.S. 280 where they are crafted.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Catering by Bellinis

“Anything he makes tastes so good,” Hovanec said of Butler. “I didn’t feel overly full, just satisfied.” more »

Aug 25, 2014 Businesses

New board member Kevin Morris.

Photo courtesy of Shelby Board of Education.

Shelby County BOE appoints new member

On Aug. 7, the Shelby County Board of Education announced the appointment of Kevin Morris as its newest board member. more »

Aug 25, 2014 News

Owner and Instructor Rachel Hunt leads her cycling class at Rocket Cycle Studio.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Rocket Cycle Studio

Rachel Hunt is more than a trainer. She is a motivator, an encourager, a cheerleader and the voice that says, “You are stronger than you think.” more »

Aug 22, 2014 Businesses

A new Chick-fil-A franchise is planned at the former site of a gas station at the Highway 280-Highway 119 intersection. A construction crew is still at work demolishing the gas station.

Sydney Cromwell

New Chick-fil-A planned for 280

The BP gas station that is being demolished at the intersection of Highway 280 and Highway 119 is expected to be replaced with a Chick-fil-A. more »

Aug 15, 2014 News (14 Comments)

The map illustrates the section of students in the Riverchase Parkway area multi-dwelling units between Highway 31 and Interstate 65 who might have to move from Riverchase Elementary to Greystone.
The red line surrounds Riverchase Gardens, Royal Oaks, The Gables Condominiums, Summerchase of Riverchase, Colonial Grand at Riverchase Trails and Sterling Oaks of Riverchase.

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

How does rezoning in Hoover affect U.S. 280?

To accommodate the continual growth within the city of Hoover, the Board of Education has released a breakdown of a proposed realignment plan for the 2015-2016 school year. Greystone Elementary only stands to gain from the proposed changes. more »

Aug 15, 2014 News (2 Comments)

The upscale furniture store will occupy the four open spaces between Hobby Lobby and Baumhower's in Lee Branch.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

A furniture store with more

Urban Home Market, a new upscale furniture store, is coming to Lee Branch in time for the holidays. more »

Aug 15, 2014 Businesses (1 Comments)

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