Joe Sumners

Sydney Cromwell

When businesses are considering moving or expanding to a new city, Sumners said they look primarily at three things: workforce, infrastructure and incentives. more »

May 5, 2016 8:32 PM Businesses

Oak Mountain Baseball

Kyle Parmley

Oak Mountain pulled off an upset last week against Vestavia Hills. Hewitt-Trussville looms in the second round. more »

May 5, 2016 6:02 PM Sports

6th district 2016 2nd place art

Photo courtesy of Gary Palmer's office

Sydney Harrington, a 12th-grader, won second place from among 84 entries from 24 schools. more »

May 4, 2016 4:33 PM People/Places

Mayor's Prayer Breakfast 2016 Humphrey 2

Photo by Jon Anderson

About 560 people attended the Hoover Mayor's Prayer Breakfast at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel. more »

May 3, 2016 1:18 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Tracie Marcum

The election for Chelsea mayor and five city council seats is scheduled for Aug. 23. more »

May 3, 2016 3:26 PM News

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Erica Techo

A recap of the May 2 Shelby County Planning Commission meeting. more »

May 3, 2016 2:21 AM News

Hoover Sportsplex 13

Photo by Jon Anderson/sketch by Goodwyn Mills & Cawood

That's in addition to the $3.37 million for the prefabricated metal building that will go on top of the foundation. more »

May 2, 2016 8:06 PM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The award is given annually to a teacher who excels in science, technology, engineering and math instruction. more »

May 2, 2016 3:57 PM Schools

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Erica Techo

The event benefitted Chelsea Kiwanis and Hero's Fire Safety Program. more »

May 2, 2016 8:33 PM People/Places

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Photo by Ron Burkett

The day included a variety of activities, including live entertainment, a car show, inflatables, pony rides, face painting, a petting zoo, carnival rides and games. more »

Apr 30, 2016 9:39 PM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The mayor spent at least one night at Brookwood Medical Center. more »

Apr 29, 2016 9:59 AM News

Spain Park Tennis

Photo courtesy of Patrick Kellogg

Spain Park boasted a singles and a doubles champion at the state tennis tournament. more »

Apr 28, 2016 6:19 PM Sports

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Erica Techo

The Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce held its third annual student and educator of the year luncheon on April 27. more »

Apr 28, 2016 2:15 AM Businesses

Eight Spain Park senior athletes signed National Letters of Intent to extend their athletic careers during a ceremony held in the school's gymnasium on Wednesday, April 27. more »

Apr 27, 2016 6:42 PM Sports

Oak Mountain Baseball

Kyle Parmley

Oak Mountain's baseball team concluded its regular season with a 27-11 record. more »

Apr 27, 2016 1:19 PM Sports

Goddard School Earth Week 1

Photo courtesy of The Goddard School

The children planted gardens, learned about insects, played recycling games and more. more »

Apr 26, 2016 4:31 PM Private Schools

Sheila Jones and Arthur Watts

Photos by Jon Anderson

A new chief school financial officer should be selected by May 9 at the latest, school board President Derrick Murphy said. more »

Apr 25, 2016 10:43 PM Hoover Schools

Briarwood Baseball

Photo courtesy of Todd Kwarcinski

The Briarwood Christian baseball team was swept last Friday by Oxford. more »

Apr 25, 2016 6:54 PM Sports

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Erica Techo

At the third annual State of the System Showcase Luncheon, Shelby County Schools' successes and resources were discussed. more »

Apr 21, 2016 9:16 PM Schools

Oak Mountain Baseball

Kyle Parmley

Oak Mountain will see the playoffs for the first time since 2011. more »

Apr 20, 2016 1:23 AM Sports

Bamman will replace Derrick Murphy, whose five-year term expires at the end of May. more »

Apr 18, 2016 9:58 PM News

Spain Park Softball

Kyle Parmley

Spain Park softball fell to Vestavia Hills on Monday night. more »

Apr 19, 2016 2:43 AM Sports

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Erica Techo

A recap of the April 18 Shelby County Planning Commission meeting. more »

Apr 19, 2016 1:50 AM News

Berry Softball

Submitted photo

The win was the first Metro South title in Berry history. more »

Apr 18, 2016 7:56 PM Sports


Photo by Frank Couch.

Oak Mountain baseball can clinch a playoff berth with a win next week. more »

Apr 15, 2016 2:26 PM Sports

Greystone Media Day

Sydney Cromwell

As grandstands were being erected on the Founders Course outside, leaders from Greystone, the PGA and Regions Bank gathered in the Founders Clubhouse. more »

Apr 11, 2016 9:17 PM Businesses

HV school bd 2016 candidates

Photos by Jon Anderson

School board candidates also revealed other challenges they see facing the system. more »

Apr 11, 2016 2:40 AM Hoover Schools

The event will be at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium from 6:30 to 10 p.m. more »

Apr 10, 2016 8:46 PM Hoover Schools

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Erica Techo

The City of Chelsea held a ribbon cutting for its community center and celebrated the city's 20th anniversary on April 10. more »

Apr 11, 2016 1:27 AM News

Here's a short biography on each of the applicants, based on information provided in their applications: more »

Apr 8, 2016 6:39 AM Hoover Schools

But U.S. District Judge Madelyn Haikala will review testimony and evidence further before rendering a decision on the rezoning proposal. more »

Apr 8, 2016 6:35 AM Hoover Schools

Gary Ivey 2016 campaign kickoff

Photo courtesy of Gary Ivey campaign

Ivey touted the city's investments in education, economic development and public safety under his leadership. more »

Apr 8, 2016 6:25 AM News

Spain Park Softball

Kyle Parmley

The Lady Huskies earned a split for the week against Spain Park. more »

Apr 8, 2016 4:23 AM Sports

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Erica Techo

Blanket Fort Hope is an organization that aims to help child victims of sex trafficking. more »

Apr 7, 2016 11:32 PM Businesses

Spain Park vs Central-Phenix City Final Four

Frank Couch

The Auburn commit took home ASWA Class 7A Player of the Year honors. more »

Apr 6, 2016 6:53 PM Sports

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Erica Techo

A recap of the April 5 Chelsea City Council meeting. more »

Apr 6, 2016 2:58 AM News

Womens Committee Awards Brock

Photo by Jon Anderson

The annual awards luncheon was held at the Vestavia Country Club. more »

Apr 5, 2016 5:18 PM People/Places

Cellar 91

Sydney Cromwell

Cellar 91 will hold a ribbon cutting April 16 and open for business April 19. more »

Apr 5, 2016 9:19 PM Businesses

Oak Mountain Soccer

Kyle Parmley

No. 2 Vestavia Hills knocked off No. 1 Oak Mountain in girls soccer on Monday afternoon. more »

Apr 5, 2016 1:53 AM Sports

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Erica Techo

The election for Chelsea mayor and five city council seats is scheduled for Aug. 23. more »

Apr 1, 2016 3:36 PM News

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