Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools Foundation.

Applications open for Hoover City Schools Foundation Student Board

The foundation is seeking Hoover High School and Spain Park High School students to serve as ambassadors of the organization. more »

Sep 30, 2014 News

More than a set of walls

Westminster School at Oak Mountain designs building for classical learning style. more »

Sep 22, 2014 People/Places

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)

Funding comfort

To help cover the costs and provide more donations, Project Night Night is holding fundraisers this fall and winter. more »

Sep 22, 2014 People/Places

City Vineyard carries eight different specialty brews on tap that you wouldn’t normally find in a bottle or can.

Photo by Karim Shamsi-Basha.

Growling for more

Popularity grows for draft beer on U.S. 280. more »

Sep 22, 2014 People/Places

Jonathan Sweatt will play John Seward, the owner of an insane asylum, in the Virginia Samford Theatre’s production of Dracula.

Photo courtesy of Jonathan Sweatt.

Back in the act

Actor Jonathan Sweatt shares his story of returning to the stage more »

Sep 22, 2014 People/Places

Fall festival returns to Mt Laurel

The Mt Laurel Harvest Festival has vendors, live music and plenty of entertainment for every member of the family. more »

Sep 22, 2014 People/Places

Booths at the luncheon were all community based such as one promoting The Taste of Pelham.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Funding community projects

The Community Foundation’s president and CEO, Christopher Nanni, spoke about their various projects during the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce luncheon Aug. 27. more »

Sep 22, 2014 News

The map illustrates the turn-by-turn directions for outbound 201 circulator starting from Central Station.
-Left on 18th Street N
-Left on 4th Avenue N
-Right on 14th Street N
-Park/Pick up on 14th Street N
-Right on Rev. Abraham Woods Blvd
-Right on 19th Street N
-Park/Pick up on 19th Street N/6th Avenue N
-Continue on 19th Street N Southbound
-Park/Pick up at 19th Street S/University Blvd
-Left on University Blvd
-Right on 28th Street S
-Right on 10th Avenue S
-Park/Pick up on 10th Avenue S/27th Street S
-Continue to 10th Court S
-Left on 22nd Street S
-Follow Ramp to Hwy 280 East
-Left turn into Summit
-Park/Pick up at Summit Bus Stop
-Return to Hwy 280 East
-Left turn into Walmart

Photo courtesy of Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority.

“Express” 280 bus route under consideration

The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) is considering three new area bus routes including Route 201, which would run four times a day between the Walmart located at 5335 U.S. 280 and downtown Birmingham. more »

Sep 19, 2014 News

Taziki’s owner Keith Richards invited the students from the HOPE program to stand on stage with him while he addressed the chamber.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

All about the herbs

Restaurant owner Keith Richards discussed how partnership with Shelby County Schools and how the HOPE program came about at the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce luncheon Sept. 4. more »

Sep 22, 2014 News

Improved Treetop Nature Trail opens

After being closed for nearly a year, Oak Mountain State Park’s Treetop Nature Trail is now open to visitors and its avian residents. more »

Sep 22, 2014 News

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