Charges dropped on Chelsea gunman

Ryan Sims had faced five counts of kidnapping and one count of making terroristic threats, but he will now be transferred to a mental health facility. more »

Jul 8, 2014 News

The purrr-fect time to adopt

The Shelby County Humane Society has set adoption fees at $17.76 for the month of July. Fees will be waived for active military personnel and veterans. more »

Jul 8, 2014 News

After completing successful live fire training in January, firefighters with Chelsea Fire and Rescue rest and contain the burning structure.

Photo courtesy of Chelsea Fire and Rescue.

Chelsea Fire & Rescue joining statewide fire prevention plan

Despite the improvements of local fire departments’ ability to combat fire more effectively, the rate of fire fatalities have increased this year. more »

Jun 27, 2014 News

The intersection of Cahaba River Road and Riverview Road has changed from a four-way to a three-way stop. The new intersection is meant to decrease congestion on Highway 280.

Photo courtesy of Google Maps.

Three-way stop at Riverview Road could reduce 280 congestion

The intersection was creating traffic flow problems when drivers turning left onto Riverview from 280 had to come to an almost-immediate stop at the intersection. more »

Jun 30, 2014 News

Friday Night Flicks

Start off your weekend with this week's free flick, Despicable Me 2. Films start at dusk. more »

Apr 24, 2014 News

Spain Park’s Owen Carr (8) goes high to make a catch in the National Select 7-on-7 Tournament last weekend.

Photos courtesy of Ted Melton at Action Sports Pix, For more, visit ActionSportsPix.SmugMug.com.

Louisiana school wins National Select 7-on-7 tournament at Hoover

Warren Easton of Louisiana captured the championship of the National Select 7-on-7 event at Hoover High School last weekend. more »

Jul 21, 2014 Sports

left) Big Bad Breakfast’s Yard Work combines zucchini and squash, spinach, onions, bell peppers, tomato, steamed new potato hash, fresh herbs and two eggs scrabbled with goat cheese and Swiss.

Photos by Jessa Pease.

Big Bad Breakfast

Big Bad Breakfast might seem like your common breakfast spot — until you taste the Tabasco/brown sugar bacon or the twice-fried portobello quesadillas and breakfast tacos. more »

Jun 27, 2014 Businesses

Runners race through the Town of Mt Laurel during the 2013 Shake and Bake Run.

Photo courtesy of Dee Celia.

Shake, bake, make lives better

A Mt Laurel race helps support children. more »

Jun 27, 2014 People/Places

Buy local, eat well

Check out some local markets this weekend and use fresh, local ingredients in your kitchen. more »

Apr 28, 2014 News

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