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Erica Techo

The Chelsea Business Alliance allowed the candidates for Chelsea city council and mayor to present their platforms during the July 27 luncheon. more »

Jul 28, 2016 1:51 PM Businesses

A recap of the July 26 Chelsea City Council meeting. more »

Jul 27, 2016 2:04 AM News

Spain Park 2005-06 cheerleaders

Photo courtesy of Sara Sanderson Franklin

The event is scheduled to be held at iCantina Pepper Place's private party room. more »

Jul 26, 2016 4:07 PM News

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Erica Techo

Community members signed a petition asking the commission to hold a meeting with Double Oak Water Reclamation and the new Chelsea mayor, after they are elected. more »

Jul 26, 2016 2:31 PM News

Dahl Signed with Rockies MLB Organization

Photo courtesy of the Grand Junction Rockies

Oak Mountain alum David Dahl has been called up to the big show with the Colorado Rockies. more »

Jul 25, 2016 9:16 PM Sports

The crash occurred on Chelsea Road in front of Chelsea City Hall. more »

Jul 25, 2016 6:19 PM News

Oak Mountain Football

Kyle Parmley

Oak Mountain took its turn at the Jefferson-Shelby Media Days on Monday. more »

Jul 25, 2016 6:24 PM Sports

Spain Park Football

Kyle Parmley

Spain Park head coach Shawn Raney brought senior linebacker Houston Hollis and senior running back Larry Wooden to the Jefferson-Shelby Media Days on Monday, July 25. more »

Jul 25, 2016 6:18 PM Sports

The crash occurred on Chelsea Road in front of Chelsea City Hall. more »

Jul 25, 2016 6:19 PM News

Chelsea Football

Sam Chandler

Chelsea previewed its season at the Jefferson-Shelby Media Days. more »

Jul 25, 2016 5:30 PM Sports

Briarwood Football

Kyle Parmley

Briarwood took its turn at the 2016 Jefferson-Shelby Media Days. more »

Jul 25, 2016 3:05 PM Sports

Hoover City Dad Brigade 2016-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

The volunteers helped with painting, pressure washing, clearing weeds, trimming bushes, moving furniture, caulking seams, cleaning gutters, picking up trash, laying pine straw and other tasks. more »

Jul 23, 2016 4:26 PM News

Hoover chamber Freedom Award 2016

Photo courtesy of Rhonda Pyatt/Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce

Davis was presented the 2016 award at the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce July luncheon. more »

Jul 21, 2016 5:57 PM News

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

Jul 21, 2016 9:52 PM News

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Photos courtesy of CVFD

The blue lights are intended to signify an ongoing support of law enforcement officers and will be on 24 hours a day through the end of July. more »

Jul 21, 2016 9:49 PM News

The latest in the municipal elections happening in the U.S. 280 corridor. more »

Jul 21, 2016 6:55 PM News

Elizabeth Cooley

Courtesy of Elizabeth Cooley

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

Jul 21, 2016 2:34 PM News

Oak Mountain Baseball

Kyle Parmley

The Eagles are the only AHSAA program to be honored by the ABCA. more »

Jul 20, 2016 6:42 PM Sports

North-South Softball Game

Kyle Parmley

O'Neil Roberson and Mary Katherine Tedder participated in the AHSAA North-South All-Star Softball Game on Tuesday. more »

Jul 20, 2016 5:06 PM Sports

Qualifying for candidates officially ended on Tuesday, July 19. more »

Jul 20, 2016 1:57 PM News

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Courtesy Johnna Barnes

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

Jul 20, 2016 2:27 AM News

That gives a total of 16 candidates for the seven Hoover City Council seats and three people running for Hoover mayor. more »

Jul 19, 2016 8:54 PM People/Places

That makes three candidates seeking to become Hoover's mayor for the 2016-20 term. more »

Jul 19, 2016 11:42 AM People/Places

Hoover Event Center exterior 3

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

The council delayed awarding a "general works" construction package for the complex after the low bid came in at $22 million — $3.75 million over budget. more »

Jul 19, 2016 8:50 AM News

Jack Wright 7-18-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Wright has served 20 years on the City Council and nine years on the city's Industrial Development Board. more »

Jul 18, 2016 8:47 PM News

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File photo

Oak Mountain State Park, Deputy Fire Chief Blair Sides said, is one of the main places where the dive team is sent out. more »

Jul 18, 2016 2:00 AM News

Hoover Event Center Master Plan

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

Sports Facilities Management is based in Clearwater, Florida, and manages sports complexes all over the country. more »

Jul 17, 2016 9:45 PM News

Spain Park Softball

Kyle Parmley

Spain Park and head coach C.J. Hawkins earned the South Region Coaching Staff of the Year. more »

Jul 16, 2016 12:14 AM Sports

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Courtesy of Tony Picklesimer

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

Jul 15, 2016 11:16 PM News

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Courtesy of Tom Holcombe

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

Jul 15, 2016 9:11 PM News

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Erica Techo

Students learned to use their mobile devices for movie making during "A Minor Film School" with the Chelsea Public Library. more »

Jul 15, 2016 6:28 PM People/Places

The 76-year-old retired Navy admiral said he has devoted 43 years of life to public service and he wants to spend more time with his family. more »

Jul 15, 2016 11:00 AM People/Places

Shelby County Sheriff's Office

Photo courtesy of the Shelby County Sheriffs Office.

Birmingham police officers and Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies located the vehicle that was stolen during the burglary and found the suspect nearby. more »

Jul 15, 2016 3:24 PM News

The latest in the municipal elections happening in the U.S. 280 corridor. more »

Jul 14, 2016 5:25 PM

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Commander Paul Reinhardt and two other USS Alabama crew members stopped in Hoover as part of a three-day "namesake visit" to the state. more »

Jul 13, 2016 2:16 PM News

Derrick Murphy 2016

Photo courtesy of Derrick Murphy

Derrick Murphy said he is running for City Council Place 5, now held by 20-year Councilman Jack Wright. more »

Jul 13, 2016 5:56 AM People/Places

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Erica Techo

A recap of the July 12 Chelsea City Council meeting. more »

Jul 13, 2016 3:33 AM News

Oak Mountain Soccer

Submitted photo

Oak Mountain's boys soccer team was voted as the top team in the country. more »

Jul 13, 2016 1:41 AM Sports

John Lyda 2016

Photo courtesy of John Lyda

Lyda is running for Place 3 on the council. more »

Jul 12, 2016 2:36 PM People/Places

Both meetings still will be held at the Farr Administration Building. more »

Jul 12, 2016 10:10 AM Hoover Schools

Tattersall Park Lot 2

Map provided by city of Hoover

The 18 acres are part of the larger 75-acre Tattersall Park development being marketed by EBSCO. more »

Jul 11, 2016 9:02 PM Businesses

Hoover 12U Strykers 2016

Photo courtesy of Hoover Softball Association

The girls defeated Hueytown twice in row to claim the crown in Gulf Shores this weekend. more »

Jul 10, 2016 8:55 PM Sports

Tattersall Park aerial map

Aerial map from RBY Retail website

The company on Monday night is seeking rezoning for part of the 75-acre property near the corner of U.S. 280 and Alabama 119. more »

Jul 10, 2016 8:35 PM Businesses

Spain Park Softball

Kyle Parmley

Mary Katherine Tedder was joined by Kynadi Tipler on the NFCA All-Region teams. more »

Jul 8, 2016 3:22 PM Sports

The latest updates on Chelsea and Hoover's City Council and mayoral elections. more »

Jul 7, 2016 11:47 PM News

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

Jul 7, 2016 11:38 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Alison Moore Nichols

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

Jul 7, 2016 10:04 PM News

2016 Beauty Awards Renfroe

Photo courtesy of Hoover Beautification Board

Four businesses from the U.S. 280 corridor are on the 2016 list. more »

Jul 6, 2016 11:02 AM Businesses

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Not a drop of rain at this year's music, fireworks festival at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium more »

Jul 5, 2016 3:49 AM News

Brian Skelton

Photo courtesy of city of Hoover

The longtime councilman and former Hoover mayor died early Sunday morning after suffering a stroke June 23. more »

Jul 3, 2016 9:28 PM People/Places

"Hoover's lost a great leader and a servant and a dear friend," fellow Councilman Jack Wright said. more »

Jul 3, 2016 8:14 AM People/Places

As institutional investors scrambled for secure investments, Hoover's strong credit rating played in its favor. more »

Jul 3, 2016 5:24 AM News

Sam Swiney

Photo courtesy of Sam Swiney

The city election is Aug. 23 more »

Jul 2, 2016 1:05 PM People/Places

Robin Schultz June 2016

Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz

Schultz said Hoover residents need council members who will actively fight for more school funding. more »

Jul 1, 2016 1:53 PM People/Places

Mike Shaw

Photo courtesy of Mike Shaw

That puts him in competition with Russet Woods resident Michael Holt. more »

Jul 1, 2016 11:15 AM People/Places

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Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

Council President Jack Wright said the council will get feedback from athletic organizations and likely make a decision in mid-July. more »

Jun 30, 2016 9:39 PM News

Briarwood Football

Sam Chandler

The Briarwood Christian School football team played 3 on 3 and then 7 on 7 during its play date with Homewood on Thursday, June 30. more »

Jun 30, 2016 9:18 PM Sports

Hoover Event Center Master Plan

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

The council's work session is at 5 p.m. at the Hoover Municipal Center. more »

Jun 30, 2016 3:28 PM News

0613 Fireworks Hoover

Photo courtesy Pyro Shows.

See how garbage pickup and other services will be affected by the holiday weekend. more »

Jun 30, 2016 7:21 PM News

Jason DeLuca

Photo courtesy of Jason DeLuca

The spot is now held by Councilman Brian Skelton and also is being sought by high school librarian Casey Middlebrooks. more »

Jun 30, 2016 2:16 PM People/Places

Shelby County Sheriff's Office

Photo courtesy of the Shelby County Sheriffs Office.

Around 4:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, sheriff’s office deputies responded to a burglary report at a home on Emerald Circle in North Shelby County more »

Jun 30, 2016 4:25 PM News

Skelton suffered a stroke on Thursday, June 23 more »

Jun 29, 2016 8:45 PM People/Places

Hoover 2016 softball all-star state champs

Photos courtesy of Hoover Softball Association

Two other softball teams from Hoover placed third in state more »

Jun 29, 2016 7:30 PM Sports

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Erica Techo

During the COP Annual Summer Picnic on June 28, a group of almost 75 individuals sat down for a BBQ dinner at the Chelsea Community Center. more »

Jun 29, 2016 9:50 PM News

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Erica Techo

Brookwood Baptist Health is opening a diagnostic center on July 5 at its new building at the intersection of Highway 119 and U.S. 280 more »

Jun 29, 2016 9:44 PM News

Supt advisory council 6-28-16 (3)

Photo by Jon Anderson

More than 300 people signed up, and about 130 showed up for the first meeting. more »

Jun 28, 2016 9:46 PM Hoover Schools

Spain Park Football

Sam Chandler

The Spain Park High School football team hosted Pell City and Pinson Valley for about two hours of organized team activities on Tuesday, June 28. more »

Jun 28, 2016 11:17 PM Sports

Dale Neuendorf

Photo courtesy of Dale Neuendorf

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

Jun 28, 2016 10:11 PM News

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Erica Techo

A recap of the June 27 Shelby County Commission meeting. more »

Jun 28, 2016 1:05 AM News

Kathy Murphy 3-7-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Parents, employees and community members are invited to join the group, which help the school system develop a strategic plan. more »

Jun 23, 2016 6:45 PM Hoover Schools

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Erica Techo

The auxiliary raised money for Hannah Home, a campus of King’s Home which supports women, mothers and children who have left an abuse or domestic violence situation. more »

Jun 23, 2016 8:00 PM People/Places

Oak Mountain Soccer

Kyle Parmley

A number of local high school players were named to the 2016 All-State soccer team. more »

Jun 23, 2016 1:46 PM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Scott Weygand

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

Jun 22, 2016 7:20 PM News

Sam Swiney

Photo courtesy of Sam Swiney

Swiney said he wants to see increased city funding for Hoover schools, more public engagement in city issues and development of a plan for smart, sustainable growth. more »

Jun 22, 2016 11:40 AM People/Places

Mike Shaw

Photo courtesy of Mike Shaw

Shaw wants the city to develop a comprehensive plan, establish better cooperation with the school board and re-evaluate funding of city schools. more »

Jun 22, 2016 11:35 AM People/Places

Michael Holt June 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

Holt originally said he was running against Joe Rives for Council Place 1 but changed his mind and on June 24 said he will run for Council Place 4. more »

Jun 21, 2016 9:57 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

The property will be used for an emergency exit from the sports complex. more »

Jun 22, 2016 2:44 AM News

At the June 20 Shelby County Planning Commission meeting, the commission approved a rezoning request to permit the auto body repair shop to open along Champion Boulevard. more »

Jun 21, 2016 1:44 AM News

280 Living snagged more than a few awards last weekend at the annual Alabama Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. more »

Jun 20, 2016 11:16 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force

The Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force conducted undercover investigations which resulted in the arrest a 25-year-old Arkansas man. more »

Jun 17, 2016 5:34 PM News

Dr. Harold Jones

Photo courtesy of Rhonda Pyatt/Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Harold Jones spoke to about 175 people at the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce's June luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel. more »

Jun 16, 2016 4:42 PM Businesses

Oak Mountain Softball

Kyle Parmley

The 280 corridor was represented well on the ASWA All-State Softball Team. more »

Jun 16, 2016 8:34 PM Sports

280 elem kids

Photos by Jon Anderson

Best advice from your dad? "No whining, crying or complaining unless you're bleeding or worse." more »

Jun 16, 2016 12:33 PM People/Places

Austin Wiley

Photo courtesy of USA Basketball

Spain Park's Austin Wiley made the national team that will compete in the 2016 FIBA Men’s U17 World Championship. more »

Jun 15, 2016 10:20 PM Sports

Oak Mountain Baseball

Kyle Parmley

The awards are another acknowledgment of Oak Mountain's banner 2016 baseball season. more »

Jun 15, 2016 9:39 PM Sports

David Calhoun

Photo courtesy of David Calhoun

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

Jun 15, 2016 9:35 PM News

Spain Park Golf

Kyle Parmley

Keat Litton comes from Homewood, where he won the school's first golf state title in 2016. more »

Jun 14, 2016 10:16 PM Sports

Hoover Sportsplex groundbreaking 3

Photo by Jon Anderson

The 155,000-square-foot indoor event center is scheduled to be completed by May 2017, while the outdoor sports fields are slated to open by February 2018. more »

Jun 14, 2016 3:53 PM News

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Erica Techo

A recap of the June 13 Shelby County Commission meeting. more »

Jun 13, 2016 11:45 PM News

The third annual Shelby Show & Go classic and custom car show will return to Shelby County June 11. more »

Jun 8, 2016 4:25 PM People/Places

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Photo by Ali Renckens.

A recap of the June 7 Chelsea City Council meeting. more »

Jun 8, 2016 4:05 AM News

Around 100 people attended the June 6 Shelby County Planning Commission meeting. more »

Jun 7, 2016 2:39 AM News

Spain Park Softball

Kyle Parmley

Mary Katherine Tedder was named a finalist for the Gatorade Alabama Softball Player of the Year. more »

Jun 6, 2016 8:21 PM Sports

Cynthia Lyn Kuhn

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

The attempted purse snatching happened at Inverness Corners on May 26, police said. more »

May 6, 2016 2:11 PM News

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Shelby County Sheriff's Office

At this time, Samaniego said a few victims have been identified, and all of those victims were underage. more »

Jun 3, 2016 10:02 PM News

The station, which will be named Station 182, will be located on Dunnavant Valley Road, about a quarter of a mile north of the Shoal Creek Community. more »

Jun 1, 2016 6:33 PM News

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