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Erica Techo

A bid for improvements at the Highway 47 sports complex was also on the agenda. more

Oct 18, 2017 1:16 AM News

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Sydney Cromwell

The proposed project would reconnect Cahaba Beach Road between Sicard Hollow Road and U.S. 280, over the Little Cahaba River. more

Oct 18, 2017 12:39 AM News

Briarwood Football

Todd Kwarcinski

The Briarwood Christian School football team can notch back-to-back Class 5A, Region 5 championships with a win over Shelby County on Friday. more

Oct 17, 2017 5:55 PM Sports

Thompson at Spain Park

Photos by Frank Couch.

The Spain Park High School football team needs to beat Tuscaloosa County on Friday in order to boost its playoff chances. more

Oct 17, 2017 5:40 PM Sports

Oak Mountain Football

Jonathan M. Norris

The Oak Mountain High School football team will attempt to snap its four-game losing streak on Friday night. more

Oct 17, 2017 5:38 PM Sports

Chelsea Football

Photo courtesy of Cari Dean

The Chelsea High School football team visits Chilton County on Friday night still searching for its first victory. more

Oct 17, 2017 5:49 PM Sports

The developer of the shopping center will receive a rebate equal to 50 percent of new sales tax revenues coming from all the businesses in the shopping center over the next 10 years, not to exceed $4 million. more

Oct 17, 2017 3:14 AM News

Briarwood Football

Todd Kwarcinski

The Briarwood Christian School football team moved to 7-0 on the season with a 49-14 rout of Woodlawn on Friday night. more

Oct 14, 2017 3:06 AM Sports

Oak Mountain Football

Jonathan M. Norris

A couple of close incompletions and a sack ended what could’ve been an impressive comeback for Oak Mountain, which fell 33-28. more

Oct 14, 2017 3:56 AM Sports

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Two years after being approved by the city of Birmingham, a feasibility study on using Grants Mill Road to relieve congestion on U.S. 280 looks ready to begin later this year. more

Oct 13, 2017 8:03 PM News

The London-based organization is proposing to bring 1,000 to 1,500 prominent figures in the soccer world from 41 countries in North America, Central America and the Caribbean to Hoover next year. more

Oct 13, 2017 12:53 AM News

Oak Mountain Volleyball

Photo by Barry Stephenson

The Oak Mountain High School volleyball team lost 3-0 (19-25, 21-25, 9-25) on Thursday night to the top-ranked team in Class 7A more

Oct 13, 2017 1:35 AM Sports

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Erica Techo

The grocery store will move into the former HHGregg location behind Full Moon BBQ on U.S. 280. more

Oct 12, 2017 2:52 PM Businesses

Steve Berry

Photo courtesy of Kelly Campbell

Library officials announced the full lineup for the celebration of music, writing and art. more

Oct 10, 2017 11:29 PM People/Places

Jill Ganus

Photo courtesy of Jill Ganus

Ganus is resigning her seat on the Hoover school board as she takes the new post in the Bessemer Division of Jefferson County. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:38 PM People/Places

Superintendent Kathy Murphy had a conflict with a superintendents' fall conference. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:05 PM Hoover Schools

Share your best spooky costumes with 280 Living! Entries will be accepted until Friday, Nov. 3, and the winner will receive a $25 dollar gift card to Iron City Delivery! Submissions will be featured online. more

Oct 10, 2017 6:37 PM People/Places

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Photo by Todd Lester

The Spain Park High School football team will host Thompson on Friday night for a key showdown in Class 7A, Region 3. more

Oct 10, 2017 4:37 PM Sports

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Photos by Barry Stephenson

The Oak Mountain High School football team faces Tuscaloosa County on Friday night in a Class 7A, Region 3 matchup. more

Oct 10, 2017 4:39 PM Sports

Briarwood vs St. Clair

Layton Dudley

The Briarwood Christian School football team is off to a 6-0 start this fall and takes on Woodlawn on Friday. more

Oct 10, 2017 4:42 PM Sports

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Photo by Todd Lester

The Chelsea High School football team has displayed a willingness to battle despite its rough start. more

Oct 10, 2017 4:44 PM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Signature Homes

So far, 25 of the eventual 97 home sites in Brock Point have been sold, and eight homeowners have moved in, Signature Homes President Jonathan Belcher said. more

Oct 10, 2017 12:58 AM News

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Erica Techo

The Governmental Utilities Services Corporation, or GUSC, was formally approved by the Chelsea City Council. The Commission's approval allows it to operate in unincorporated Shelby County. more

Oct 9, 2017 7:23 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Tony Nivens

The Chelsea Historical Society held its most recent walking tour on Sept. 24. more

Oct 9, 2017 5:08 PM People/Places

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Courtesy of NWS Birmingham

Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency for the entire state Friday. more

Oct 7, 2017 9:28 PM News

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Photo by Todd Lester

The Spain Park High School football team picked up its second Class 7A, Region 3 win on Friday night with its 35-26 victory over Huffman. more

Oct 7, 2017 4:26 AM Sports

Briarwood vs St. Clair

Layton Dudley

Briarwood Christian School junior JR Tran-Reno scored four touchdowns in his team’s 31-6 homecoming victory against St. Clair County. more

Oct 7, 2017 4:04 AM Sports

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Photos by Barry Stephenson

The Oak Mountain High School football team fell to Hoover on Friday night. more

Oct 7, 2017 3:53 AM Sports

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Courtesy of Leah Harrigan.

La Paz and Area 41 will be participating beginning Oct. 9. more

Oct 6, 2017 3:36 PM Businesses

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Crown Castle plans to replace a 90-foot-tall cell phone tower with a 120-foot-tall tower to help Verizon Wireless improve service. more

Oct 5, 2017 9:15 PM News

The night aimed to honor Chelsea resident Kristi Ingram, who is also the mother of one of the CHMS cheerleaders. more

Oct 6, 2017 1:58 AM Chelsea Schools 1 Comments

YMCA health fair 2017

Image courtesy of YMCA of Greater Birmingham

Most branches will offer free health screenings, pediatric dental care, flue shots, free personal training sessions and chair massages. more

Oct 5, 2017 3:05 PM News

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Erica Techo

One factor in success is dealing with people how they want to be dealt with, Johnny Carcioppolo told the South Shelby Chamber. more

Oct 5, 2017 8:05 PM Businesses

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Thousands of books are available for 50 cents or less. more

Oct 5, 2017 5:36 PM

Annie Jr. characters

Photo courtesy of Dianne Rowe

Performances are scheduled for Friday, Oct. 6, and Saturday, Oct. 7. more

Oct 4, 2017 11:38 AM Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Some parents said they don't want to see current career academies moved from Hoover and Spain Park high schools to a proposed career tech center in Riverchase. more

Oct 3, 2017 10:57 PM Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The change is being sought so Verizon Wireless can improve its service in the Greystone area. more

Oct 4, 2017 2:04 AM News

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Photo by Erica Techo

An annexation and ordinance relating to the city's municipal court were also on the agenda. more

Oct 4, 2017 1:39 AM News

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Photo by Ted Melton

The Spain Park High School football team will shoot for a win at Huffman on Friday night. more

Oct 3, 2017 1:55 PM Sports

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Jimmy Mitchell

The top-ranked Briarwood Christian School football team will put its undefeated record on the line Friday night against Class 5A, Region 5 opponent St. Clair County. more

Oct 3, 2017 1:54 PM Sports

Oak Mountain Football

Frank Couch

The Oak Mountain High School football team comes off its open week with a tough trip to Hoover. more

Oct 3, 2017 1:52 PM Sports

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Erica Techo

The pastors met a Chelsea City Hall to pray for strength, healing, Las Vegas and their community. more

Oct 3, 2017 2:36 AM People/Places

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Erica Techo

A special district amendment for a property on Dunnavant Valley Road was also on the agenda. more

Oct 3, 2017 2:33 AM News

Bluff Park fire engine

Photo by Jon Anderson

A replacement fire engine for the Greystone Legacy community will have to wait until more money is available, fire Chief Clay Bentley said. more

Oct 2, 2017 8:29 PM News

Oak Mountain Cross Country

Sam Chandler

The Oak Mountain High School boys and girls cross-country teams finished second on Saturday at the Oak Mountain Invitational. more

Oct 2, 2017 10:33 PM Sports

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Erica Techo

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office held its annual awards and promotions ceremony on Sept. 28, 2017. more

Oct 1, 2017 10:39 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

The Renaissance Faire is Mt Laurel Elementary's largest annual fundraiser. more

Oct 1, 2017 10:17 PM Chelsea Schools

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Photo by Todd Lester

The Chelsea High School football team showed fight on Friday night, but fell short to Gardendale. more

Sep 30, 2017 3:51 AM Sports

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Jimmy Mitchell

The Briarwood Christian School football team built a 15-point lead late in the third quarter, but Cade Dickinson's interception with 1:20 to play sealed the win for the No. 1 Lions. more

Sep 30, 2017 3:47 AM Sports

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Council members praised the mayor and his staff for making $4 million in cuts since the beginning of September. more

Sep 28, 2017 9:26 PM News

Oak Mountain Volleyball

Photo by Barry Stephenson

The Oak Mountain High School volleyball team defeated Vestavia Hills on Thursday night and now prepares for this weekend's Over the Mountain Tournament. more

Sep 29, 2017 1:54 AM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Shelby County Schools

Superintendent Randy Fuller joined district leaders and board members on Thursday, Sept. 21 at the annual Celebrating Excellence meeting to highlight the latest accomplishments from the 2016-17 Strategic Plan. more

Sep 28, 2017 4:58 PM Schools

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Erica Techo

The Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Public Safety Awards recognized officers and firefighters throughout Shelby County. more

Sep 28, 2017 1:55 PM Businesses

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The Hoover City Council is scheduled to vote on the fiscal 2018 budget at a special action meeting Thursday night right after the council's regular 5 p.m. work session. more

Sep 27, 2017 8:10 PM News

Chelsea Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

The Chelsea High School volleyball team is off to a 20-4 start, but three of those losses have come to Helena, including Tuesday night's Class 6A, Area 8 match. more

Sep 27, 2017 2:21 AM Sports

Chelsea City Hall

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The community input survey is part of the city's Alabama Community of Excellence application. more

Sep 26, 2017 5:03 PM News

Chelsea VS Pelham football 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Chelsea High School football team takes on Gardendale on Friday night, in a break from region play for both sides. more

Sep 26, 2017 3:37 PM Sports

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Jimmy Mitchell

The Briarwood Christian School football team takes on Mortimer Jordan in a rematch from last season's Class 5A quarterfinal matchup. more

Sep 26, 2017 3:36 PM Sports

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Erica Techo

Representatives from M4A attended the Sept. 25 Shelby County Commission meeting to discuss a new dementia-friendly toolkit for law enforcement. more

Sep 26, 2017 1:18 AM News

Artists on Bluff and Riverchase Middle 2

Photos by Jon Anderson

School officials must decide how long they will give Artists on the Bluff to move out of the former Bluff Park Elementary and decide how best to use the Riverchase Middle School being acquired from Pelham. more

Sep 24, 2017 8:12 PM Hoover Schools

Spain Park Football

Photo by Ted Melton

Spain Park tied the game at the end of regulation, but the Jags fell short on Friday night. more

Sep 23, 2017 5:04 AM Sports

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Jimmy Mitchell

The win marked win No. 300 in Briarwood coach Fred Yancey’s 34-year coaching career, who is now 300-111-1 overall and 259-91 at Briarwood. more

Sep 23, 2017 4:49 AM Sports

Chelsea VS Pelham football 2017

Sarah Finnegan

An exhilarating first half for the Hornets was followed up by a disappointing second half, as Pelham went on to win the Class 6A, Region 3 matchup 36-23. more

Sep 23, 2017 4:26 AM Sports

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Frank Couch

Thompson quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa threw for 399 yards in Thompson's 49-14 win over Oak Mountain on Friday night. more

Sep 23, 2017 3:19 AM Sports

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Michael Williams, the Secret Service special agent in charge for Alabama and Mississippi, shared his story with the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. more

Sep 21, 2017 6:44 PM News

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Photo courtesy of the Chelsea Baseball Club

The Chelsea Baseball Club is selling shirts supporting Kristi Ingram through the month of October. more

Sep 21, 2017 10:22 PM People/Places

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Rendering courtesy of Mt Laurel

Tours of the home will be $10 per person, and proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Mt Laurel Library. more

Sep 21, 2017 3:35 PM People/Places

Jefferson County distribution to schools 9-20-17

Photo courtesy of Grady Thornton

The money was part of $69 million of unspent proceeds from the county's previous education sales and use tax that was divided among the county's 12 school districts. more

Sep 20, 2017 8:48 PM Hoover Schools

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Erica Techo

An economic development proposal, the city's bills and a proclamation were also on the agenda. more

Sep 20, 2017 1:39 AM News

Vestavia vs Oak Mountain

Layton Dudley

The Oak Mountain High School football team hosts a strong Thompson team in a region matchup on Friday night. more

Sep 19, 2017 9:25 PM Sports

Briarwood VS Wenonah Football 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Briarwood Christian School football team is looking to extend its region winning streak on Friday. more

Sep 19, 2017 8:36 PM Sports

Chelsea Football

Photo courtesy of Cari Dean

The Chelsea High School football team is looking for its first win of the season as it takes on Pelham. more

Sep 19, 2017 7:50 PM Sports

Spain Park Football

Photo by Ted Melton

The Spain Park High School football team fell to Hoover last Friday. This week, it will face another challenge when it travels to Mountain Brook. more

Sep 19, 2017 7:36 PM Sports

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Courtesy of the Shelby County Planning Commission

Both requests before the planning commission were unanimously approved. more

Sep 19, 2017 1:18 AM News

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Photos by Barry Stephenson

Shedrick Jackson's 25-yard touchdown catch gave Hoover the win on Friday night. more

Sep 16, 2017 4:32 AM Sports

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