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Erica Techo

The Panda Express will be located on Resource Center Parkway. more

Nov 30, 2016 7:26 PM Businesses

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Erica Techo

A recap of the Nov. 28 Shelby County Commission meeting. more

Nov 29, 2016 5:21 PM News

Rebecca Wells

Photo courtesy of Hoover Public Library

The 25th anniversary edition of Southern Voices will include more authors than usual. more

Nov 28, 2016 4:29 PM People/Places

One Nineteen Open House

Erica Techo

The open house is Thursday, Dec. 1 from 5-7 p.m. St. Vincent's One Nineteen is located at 7191 Cahaba Valley Road. more

Nov 28, 2016 10:09 PM Businesses

Spain Park Basketball

Photo by Todd Lester

Here's a recap of how the local teams have fared in the season's first few weeks. more

Nov 28, 2016 7:40 PM Sports

Briarwood Football

Dan Starnes

Briarwood fell to Wenonah, 14-8, in the Class 5A semifinals on Friday. more

Nov 26, 2016 4:17 AM Sports

Briarwood vs Mortimer Jordan 2016

Sarah Finnegan

Briarwood meets a team it has already played this season for the second week in a row, as the Lions host Wenonah in the Class 5A semifinals. more

Nov 22, 2016 6:16 PM Sports

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Erica Techo

The Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce's 19th annual Prayer Breakfast was Nov. 22. more

Nov 22, 2016 5:16 PM Businesses


Sydney Cromwell

The Lights Up event was held on Friday, Nov. 18 and included a Christmas parade, tree lighting, concert and other holiday activities. more

Nov 19, 2016 7:05 PM People/Places

Briarwood vs Mortimer Jordan 2016

Sarah Finnegan

Briarwood used a game-changing play late in the third quarter to knock off the Blue Devils for the second time this season. more

Nov 19, 2016 3:59 AM Sports

Lisa Yancey 11-17-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Yancey is the officer manager for the student services department. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:41 PM Hoover Schools

Kathy Murphy 11-17-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Murphy said she is pleased with academic and financial progress, but challenges and goals for improvement still are ahead. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:32 PM Hoover Schools

Briarwood vs Russellville 2016

Sarah Finnegan

280 Living caught up with the North Jefferson News sports editor for some insight on the Mortimer Jordan football team. more

Nov 17, 2016 3:19 PM Sports

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Erica Techo

The seven returning commissioners and new commissioner Ward Williams were sworn in by Probate Judge Jim Fuhrmeister. more

Nov 17, 2016 1:59 AM News

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Erica Techo

Both properties that were annexed are located in Branch Lake Estates in unincorporated Shelby County. more

Nov 16, 2016 2:02 AM News


Erica Techo

The Whataburger is set to open on Feb. 20, and there will be prizes given away in honor of the grand opening. more

Nov 16, 2016 1:57 AM Businesses

stacks of cash

Image courtesy of yodiyim at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

The school board voted to pay off some debt issued in 2010, refinance what's left of a 2005 bond issue and shift $50 million into U.S. treasury bonds. more

Nov 15, 2016 2:09 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover school bus

Photo from Hoover City Schools website

Cuts in staffing, delayed capital expenditures and unexpected increases in property tax revenues helped erase the school system's projected $10.4 million deficit. more

Nov 15, 2016 2:05 PM Hoover Schools

Briarwood vs Russellville 2016

Sarah Finnegan

Briarwood will travel to Mortimer Jordan for the Class 5A quarterfinals on Friday. more

Nov 15, 2016 7:32 PM Sports

Briarwood vs Russellville 2016

Sarah Finnegan

Briarwood is on to the quarterfinal round for the first time since 2012. more

Nov 12, 2016 4:18 AM Sports

Kathy Murphy 8-8-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Murphy is scheduled to discuss the state of the school system and identify the 2016-17 Hoover City Schools Employee of the Year. more

Nov 10, 2016 5:46 PM Hoover Schools

Spain Park Basketball

Kyle Parmley

Spain Park's Jamal Johnson officially signed with the University of Memphis on Wednesday morning. more

Nov 9, 2016 3:01 PM Sports

Amanda Borden 11-8-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Borden, who has been an assistant director at the Hoover Public Library the past 10 years, will replace Linda Andrews when she retires at the end of this year. more

Nov 8, 2016 9:40 PM News

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Sarah Finnegan

The Sports Blast polling location on U.S. 280 had a line that wove through the parking lot. more

Nov 8, 2016 11:34 PM News

U.S. 280 fire

Courtesy of Paul Williams, Chelsea Fire and Rescue

At its peak, the fire was between eight and 10 acres in size. more

Nov 8, 2016 4:50 PM News

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Photo by Todd Kwarcinski

Briarwood has advanced to the state championship each of the previous two times it played Russellville. more

Nov 8, 2016 8:11 PM Sports

Chelsea Softball

Photo courtesy of Cari Dean

The 2016 Hornet softball team was honored at halftime of last Friday's football game. more

Nov 8, 2016 7:27 PM Sports

Chelsea City Council Nov. 7

Erica Techo

The members of the 2016-2020 Chelsea City Council and new mayor Tony Picklesimer were sworn in by Shelby County Probate Judge Jim Fuhrmeister. more

Nov 8, 2016 3:36 AM News

Spain Park Football

Photo by Ted Melton

Spain Park could not muster enough offense in loss to James Clemens. more

Nov 5, 2016 5:03 AM Sports

Oak Mountain Football

Photo by Todd Lester / www.ToddLesterPhotography.com

Huskies' quick-strike offense proved too much for Oak Mountain. more

Nov 5, 2016 4:01 AM Sports

Chelsea vs Bessemer City AHSAA Playoff 2016

Sarah Finnegan

Zalon Reynolds fought through pain of leg injury to rush for 227 yards but it wasn't enough to extend the Hornets season at least one more week. more

Nov 5, 2016 4:39 AM Sports

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Photo by Todd Kwarcinski

Briarwood scored early and often and cruised to an easy win over Corner in the first round of the state playoffs. more

Nov 5, 2016 4:36 AM Sports

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Ron Burkett

That means even tighter restrictions and higher surcharges for excessive water usage. more

Nov 4, 2016 8:34 PM , News

Riverchase Galleria 2016 tree lighting setup

Photo by Jon Anderson

Mayor Gary Ivey and NBC 13 news anchor Brooke Smith will lead the festivities to kick off the Christmas shopping season. more

Nov 3, 2016 10:35 PM News

Ivey Wright proclamations 11-3-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Special recognition was given for Mayor Gary Ivey, Council President Jack Wright and Councilman Joe Rives. more

Nov 3, 2016 10:30 PM News

Cross Country

Sam Chandler

Spain Park's Isabel Caddo spurred her Jags to a third-place finish at the Class 7A, Section 3 meet. Oak Mountain's Caleb Van Geffen did the same for his Eagles. more

Nov 4, 2016 1:08 AM Sports

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Erica Techo

Mike Vest said he credits nonprofits with helping him through different parts of his life. more

Nov 3, 2016 10:28 PM Businesses

BirminghamWatch, a nonprofit news organization, has partnered with several news organizations to compile and distribute a nonpartisan voter guide that includes candidate bios, information about amendments and sample ballots. more

Nov 1, 2016 9:27 PM News

Spain Park Football

Photo by Ted Melton/ ActionSportsPix.SmugMug.com

Spain Park takes a lengthy road trip to open the postseason. more

Nov 1, 2016 8:39 PM Sports

Oak Mountain Football

Dan Starnes

Oak Mountain's road to a playoff victory will not be easy. more

Nov 1, 2016 8:21 PM Sports

Briarwood Football

Photo by Todd Lester / www.ToddLesterPhotography.com

Briarwood has won each of its last nine games heading into the postseason. more

Nov 1, 2016 7:22 PM Sports

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