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Sarah Finnegan

The Briarwood Christian School boys and girls tennis teams swept through their section tournaments this week. more

Briarwood

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Erica Techo

Chelsea Mayor Tony Picklesimer gave chamber and community members an update on the city at an April 18 Coffee with the Mayor event. more

News

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Erica Techo

While no decisions were made regarding Phase II of the Chelsea Sports Complex, council members were able to see preliminary plans for the new fields. more

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Still shot from video by Jon Anderson

Mayor Frank Brocato asked the council to work with him to address projected budget deficits by the council's June 4 meeting. more

News

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Courtesy of Newcastle Homes

The new development will hold a ribbon cutting on Thursday, April 19 from 4-6 p.m. more

Businesses

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Sarah Finnegan

Local high school spring sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

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Photo by Jon Anderson

About 150 people took part in the event at Veterans Park to help raise money for the cat rescue facility off Alford Avenue. more

News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The four finalists are to be interviewed on Friday, April 20. more

Schools

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The mayor and City Council should allow much public deliberation. more

Columns

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The Alabama Board of Education is working to narrow the list to three finalists who will be brought in for interviews. more

Hoover Schools

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Murphy is one of 41 applicants who are seeking to lead the Alabama Department of Education. Seven semifinalists are to be named Friday. more

Hoover Schools

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Erica Techo

Two ACE representatives spoke at the April 11 Chelsea Business Association luncheon. more

News

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Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

Police identified the suspect as Paul Edward Acton Bowen, the founder of the Acton Bowen Outreach Ministries. more

News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

A consultant is projecting the school district will add 1,500 students over the next 10 years. more

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Erica Techo.

The luncheon will be April 11 at 11:30 a.m. at the Chelsea Community Center. more

Businesses

Austin Wiley

Photo courtesy of Auburn Athletics

The former Spain Park High star has decided to test the NBA Draft process. more

Sports

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Erica Techo

At a specially called meeting on April 9, the mayor and council accepted Landers' resignation and appointed an interim city clerk. more

News

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Alyx Chandler

On Sunday, April 9, hundreds of families and friends gathered at Veterans Park from 1-4 p.m. to be part of the Birmingham 2018 Walk to End Lupus Now. more

People/Places

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Photo by Jon Anderson

This year's tournament is scheduled for May 16-20 at the Greystone Golf and Country Club in Hoover. more

People/Places

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Erica Techo

The Shelby County Commission had several items of business on the agenda at its first meeting of April. more

News

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Kyle Parmley

Local high school spring sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The event at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium raised money for the Hoover City Schools Foundation. more

Hoover Schools

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Sydney Cromwell

The restaurant plans to open in late May or early June. more

Businesses

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Photos by Jon Anderson

A state committee now will narrow the field to four finalists before the Alabama Teacher of the Year is named in Montgomery on May 9. more

Hoover Schools

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Erica Techo

Rep. Gary Palmer spoke at the April 4 Eggs and Issues event, which was co-hosted by several area chambers. more

Businesses

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Emily Featherston

State Rep. Jack Williams was arrested by the FBI on Monday, April 2, on charges of corruption. more

News

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Photos by Jon Anderson

The Hoover Public Safety Foundation today made a $10,000 contribution to Children’s Harbor to help provide summer camp experiences for children with serious illnesses or injuries. more

People/Places

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The city could have a $17.9 million funding gap by 2022 if more is not done to cut expenses or address sluggish tax revenues, a financial consultant from Porter, White & Co. said. more

News

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Erica Techo

The planning commission approved the changes during its April 2 meeting. more

News

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Sarah Finnegan

Many of the local high school baseball and softball teams played in spring break tournaments last week. more

Sports

The restaurant confirmed it plans to open a Birmingham location in fall 2018. more

Businesses

The applicants include a UAB administrator, a pharmacist, a UAB epidemiologist, a college admissions consultant, a retired college professor and a property management professional. more

News

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Photo courtesy of Donna Beaulieu

Beaulieu will run in the Republican Primary on June 5. more

News

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Photo courtesy of Mt Laurel

As a member of the program, Town Builders will have access to more than 1000 exclusive house plans, according to a press release. more

Businesses

Shelby County attorney Nicole Saia has announced her candidacy for Shelby County Circuit Court Judge. more

News

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Erica Techo

County Engineer Randy Cole told the commission about paving projects planned for this fiscal year. more

News

Oak Mountain Softball

Kyle Parmley

High school baseball, softball and soccer provided plenty of action for local teams last week. more

Sports

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Erica Techo

The library held a ribbon cutting and officially opened to the public March 26 at 9 a.m. more

People/Places

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Erica Techo

Hand in Paw therapy team Margie Little and Simon worked with Oak Mountain Elementary School for the last six years. more

Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

More than 1,150 people responded to an online survey conducted by the city of Hoover the past couple of months. more

News

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Erica Techo

Yvonne Murray spoke at the March 21 Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce luncheon. more

Businesses

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Erica Techo

The Chelsea High School show choir also performed during the meeting. more

News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Residents of five homes in the Barkley Square and Inverness Green were at home when the intruder broke into their houses, police said. more

News

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Map courtesy of city of Hoover

Workshops are scheduled for Wednesday, March 21, and Thursday, March 22, at the Hoover Municipal Center more

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Jason Gaston photo courtesy of Hoover Historical Society; Charles Hickman photo by Jon Anderson

Speakers will be one of Hoover's first school board members and the current public relations coordinator. more

News

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Photo courtesy of Santek Waste Services

The new contract now will expire Sept. 30, 2021. more

News

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Erica Techo

This year's color run was the largest turnout in race history. more

People/Places

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National Weather Service

Due to the threat of severe weather, school systems have opted to dismiss early and cancel after-school activities. more

Weather

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The council is looking for someone to replace Earl Cooper, who has served on the school board for two five-year terms. more

Hoover Schools

Briarwood Softball

Kyle Parmley

Here's an update on the past week in Briarwood, Chelsea, Oak Mountain and Spain Park high school sports. more

Sports

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The New Jersey-based company said Thursday it plans to wind down all of its U.S. business and liquidate the inventory at its 735 stores in the United States, including Puerto Rico. more

Businesses

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Courtesy of Allison Boyd.

Allison Boyd has announced her candidacy for Shelby County Probate Judge. more

News

The shows are at 7 p.m. this Thursday through Saturday. more

Private Schools

This morning, Chelsea students held an assembly that centered on awareness around gun violence and school safety, said Principal Wayne Trucks. more

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Alabama State Troopers responded to the scene around 11 a.m. more

News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The school board also approved a new schedule for salary supplements for athletic and academic coaches, sponsors of fine arts groups and employees leading special academic programs. more

Schools

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Photo by Kyle Parmley.

The sheriff’s office chose to issue a statement on the threat following misinformation on social media, according to a Facebook post. more

Chelsea Schools

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The burger-centered restaurant will open in late summer. more

Businesses

Courtney Kalnoske officially announced her candidacy for the Shelby County School Board, Place 1, in February. more

Schools

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Courtesy of Stella Tipton

The Republican Primary will be held on June 5. more

News

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Erica Techo

The decision came after multiple executive sessions to discuss the potential litigation. more

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Chelsea Baseball

Kyle Parmley

Chelsea's Brendon Case threw a no-hitter last week, and the Oak Mountain baseball team remains perfect. Here's an update on the Hornets, Eagles and much more. more

Sports

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Photo courtesy of Shelby County Sheriff's Office

The victim was found dead in his home on Monday, March 5. more

News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The meeting will be Thursday, March 15, in the banquet room at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

News

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Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

The officer stopped the man as he was pulling into the Walmart on U.S. 280 Wednesday afternoon. more

News

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in this case. more

News

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Erica Techo

Nominations will be accepted through April 25. more

Businesses

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Erica Techo

The council also considered agenda items regarding vehicles left in public right-of-way and rates for ambulance transport services. more

News

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Photo courtesy of the Sue Bell Cobb for Governor campaign

Cobb is one of six Democrats seeking the governor's chair this year. more

People/Places

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Courtesy of Cars 4 Classrooms

During the fundraisers, community members were able to test drive cars. With each test drive, $10 was donated to the school. more

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The City Council wants clarification about what measures it would have to take to allow Sunday alcoholic beverage sales as early as 10 a.m. rather than noon. more

News

Spain Park Softball

Kyle Parmley

The local high school teams have wrapped up winter sports and are completely into spring sports season now. more

Sports

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Sarah Finnegan

The Spain Park High School girls basketball team won its first state championship in program history on Saturday. more

Spain Park

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Jon Anderson

More than 500 students from Hoover's 10 elementary schools and Brock's Gap Intermediate School shared their talents through songs, instruments and dance. more

Hoover Schools

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Erica Techo

As part of his presentation to the South Shelby Chamber, County Manager Alex Dudchock welcomed human and raptor representatives of the Alabama Wildlife Center. more

Businesses

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Sarah Finnegan

The Spain Park High School girls basketball team returns to the Class 7A State Final for the second straight year after a win over Lee-Montgomery on Thursday. more

Spain Park

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