Photo by Katie Turpen.

'Black Lives Matter' protesters crowd The Summit entrance

Around a hundred protestors gathered at The Summit entrance Friday afternoon as part of a demonstration that was planned by a Facebook group called “Black Lives Matter – Birmingham.” more »

Dec 20, 2014 12:15 AM News

'Black Lives Matter' protest planned for Summit, Riverchase Galleria

The group has planned a shutdown of The Summit’s U.S. 280 entrance Friday at 3 p.m. and asked participating protesters to wear black. At 4:30 p.m., there will be a “die-in” at the Riverchase Galleria food court. more »

Dec 17, 2014 6:40 PM News 1 Comments

Twenty years running

The 20th annual Meadow Brook Run starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday. more »

Nov 24, 2014 8:09 PM People/Places

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Defining desire

Former NFL player Bobby Humphrey shared his story at the Diamond Awards at the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 4. more »

Dec 5, 2014 7:54 PM News

Oak Mountain grad Ameen Barghi named Rhodes Scholar

Next fall Barghi will be one of 32 U.S. students to receive an all-expenses-paid graduate education at Oxford University in England as a part of the prestigious scholarship program. more »

Nov 25, 2014 6:45 PM News

Myrah’s mission

For one in 60 children, fear is a daily ritual; for one in 40, neglect is the norm. more »

Nov 24, 2014 8:36 PM People/Places

Local author takes young adults to new worlds

Anne Riley isn’t just a high school Spanish teacher. She is a keen observer of teenagers — which becomes inspiration for her young adult novels. more »

Nov 24, 2014 8:37 PM People/Places

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Festival of Lights at Oak Mountain

The Oak Mountain Festival of Lights, Alabama’s largest holiday light show, returns Thursday and will be open through Dec. 28. more »

Nov 25, 2014 5:16 PM People/Places

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Steps of hope

Jimmie Hale Mission’s executive director addressed the Greater Shelby Chamber at its annual Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 25. more »

Nov 25, 2014 8:02 PM People/Places

Spain Park's Ryan Kendall is likely headed to Wichita State on a scholarship.

Photo by Keith McCoy.

Prep bowling coming down the alley

Spain Park student Ryan Kendall will likely attend Wichita State on a bowling scholarship. more »

Nov 24, 2014 8:49 PM Sports

(left) Pablo’s owner Jack Lin, left, said eight out of 10 people who come in to the Colonnade location ask for longtime employee Putu.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Pablo’s Restaurante & Cantina

For the past 15 years, Jack, Sue and Susan Lin have owned Pablo’s Restaurante & Cantina at the Colonnade off U.S. 280. more »

Sep 22, 2014 8:07 PM Businesses

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