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Weather Report: Feb. 2

Monday will be partly cloudy with a high of 41 degrees and 0 percent chance of precipitation. The low tonight is 27 degrees. more »

Jan 30, 2015 9:59 PM Weather

Zelia Baugh currently serves as the executive director for psychiatric services for Baptist Health System.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Greater Shelby Chamber hosts healthy lifestyle expo

The Greater Shelby County Chamber’s Health Services Work Group will be hosting its inaugural “Healthy Lifestyles Expo” on Feb. 5 from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the Alabaster YMCA, 117 Plaza Circle. more »

Jan 29, 2015 11:24 PM News

Oak Mountain holds Polar Plunge

The Alabama Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics is hosting its annual Polar Plunge event Jan. 31 starting at 8 a.m. at the Oak Mountain State Park Beach. more »

Jan 29, 2015 7:33 PM News

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Greater Shelby Chamber presents 2015 chair, annual report

The 2014 chair for the Greater Shelby Chamber passed his gavel on to the next chair and presented the chamber with its annual report at the luncheon Jan. 28. more »

Jan 28, 2015 9:09 PM News

Rita Jablonski-Jaudon serves as chairperson for the Keep Oak Mountain Wild organization.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Group releases analysis of Oak Mountain project

Keep Oak Mountain Wild presented its analysis of the Shelby County Commission's Oak Mountain Feasibility Study on Jan. 27 at North Shelby Fire Station No. 2. more »

Jan 28, 2015 4:11 PM , News

Hoover board of education holds stakeholder meetings

The Alabama Association of School Boards (AASB), the research firm assisting Hoover City Schools with its superintendent search, will conducting input meetings Feb. 3. more »

Jan 27, 2015 7:03 PM News

Brooke Story works with students at Chelsea High School during the Greater Shelby Chamber’s Keeping it Real program.

Photo by Sam Farmer.

Greater Shelby Chamber approves program of work

The Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors has approved the its 2015 program of work. more »

Jan 27, 2015 3:54 PM News

Grandview celebrates construction milestone

​Travelers on U.S. 280 might have noticed something out of the ordinary as they passed Grandview Medical Center on Jan. 16. more »

Jan 27, 2015 3:45 PM News

Walmart Neighborhood Market opens

The new Walmart Neighborhood Market opens Jan. 28 at the Valleydale-Caldwell Mill Road intersection. Grand opening activities include a 7:30 a.m. ribbon cutting and presentations of grants to area charities. more »

Jan 27, 2015 3:42 PM News

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Baptist Health System, Brookwood look to join forces

Baptist Health System announced that a non-binding letter of intent had been signed with Brookwood Medical Center in December more »

Jan 27, 2015 3:41 PM News

Express route numbers increase

MAX started the route in November as a quicker alternative to the routes that make numerous stops along 280. Despite low initial ridership numbers, the transit authority plans to keep the express route. more »

Jan 27, 2015 3:36 PM News

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Dixie Fish Company temporarily closes for menu improvements

Dixie Fish Company on U.S. 280 has temporarily closed its doors for a complete menu revamp. The restaurant will reopen Tuesday, Feb. 3. more »

Jan 26, 2015 8:52 PM News 1 Comments

Police arrest woman accused of theft at U.S. 280 Walmart

Hoover Police Department arrested a 24-year-old woman on a charge of first-degree theft on Jan. 23 after she tried to leave the Walmart on U.S. 280 with about 130 packages of razors and chewing gum. more »

Jan 26, 2015 8:07 PM News

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Group expresses concerns over OMSP hotel, convention center

The Keep Oak Mountain Wild group raises concerns about the proposed hotel and development. more »

Jan 21, 2015 8:19 PM News

Don Erwin with Barber Companies speaks out against Covenant Bank’s request to build a gas station on Highway 119.

Photo by Madison Miller.

Council shuts down 119 gas station request

The Hoover City Council shot down a request for the building of a gas station at the corner of Highway 119 and Doug Baker Boulevard at its meeting on Jan. 20. more »

Jan 21, 2015 7:09 PM News

Oak Mountain State Park Superintendent Mike Jeffreys stands in front of the new Pump Track in the BMX area.

Photo by Rick Watson.

Oak Mountain provides free camping

Oak Mountain State Park will allow free camping on Feb. 8-12 to show appreciation to its visitors. more »

Jan 21, 2015 6:23 PM News

Photo courtesy of the Shelby County Sheriffs Office.

Deputies recover stolen military Humvee

The Shelby County Sheriff's deputies reclaimed a Humvee that was stolen from the Army Reserve station on Greensprings Highway Jan. 16. more »

Jan 20, 2015 3:14 PM News

Susan Salter, the director of board development with AASB, explained the services that AASB would provide if chosen.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Hoover Board of Education to hire superintendent finder service

The Hoover Board of Education declared intent to hire a research firm to aid them in the selection of a permanent superintendent at the Jan. 12 meeting. more »

Jan 14, 2015 4:31 PM News

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Brook Highland Sprouts to open in February

Progress is being made at the new Sprouts Farmers Market location in Brook Highland, which is scheduled to open Feb. 18. more »

Jan 13, 2015 7:31 PM News

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Shelby County promotes deputies

Newly appointed Sheriff John Samaniego and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office announced a number of personnel promotions following Samaniego's inauguration. more »

Jan 13, 2015 4:48 PM News

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