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Photo courtesy of the Shelby County Sheriffs Office.

Shelby County Sheriff's Office presents National Night Out

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office will spotlight the resources available to the community on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at two locations in Shelby County. more »

Sep 30, 2014 News

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools Foundation.

Applications open for Hoover City Schools Foundation Student Board

The foundation is seeking Hoover High School and Spain Park High School students to serve as ambassadors of the organization. more »

Sep 30, 2014 News

Booths at the luncheon were all community based such as one promoting The Taste of Pelham.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Funding community projects

The Community Foundation’s president and CEO, Christopher Nanni, spoke about their various projects during the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce luncheon Aug. 27. more »

Sep 22, 2014 News

Taziki’s owner Keith Richards invited the students from the HOPE program to stand on stage with him while he addressed the chamber.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

All about the herbs

Restaurant owner Keith Richards discussed how partnership with Shelby County Schools and how the HOPE program came about at the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce luncheon Sept. 4. more »

Sep 22, 2014 News

Shopping discount card to support Junior League

Starting this month you can find discounts at area shops and restaurants through the Junior League of Birmingham’s Shop, Save & Share program. more »

Sep 22, 2014 News

Playground, archery range coming to Oak Mountain

At the Sept. 8 Shelby County Commission meeting, County Manager Alex Dudchock said construction on the playground project will begin “within weeks.” more »

Sep 22, 2014 News

Improved Treetop Nature Trail opens

After being closed for nearly a year, Oak Mountain State Park’s Treetop Nature Trail is now open to visitors and its avian residents. more »

Sep 22, 2014 News

Chelsea Fire and Rescue purchases new engine

Chelsea Fire and Rescue will soon be responding to calls in a brand-new fire engine. more »

Sep 22, 2014 News

The map illustrates the turn-by-turn directions for outbound 201 circulator starting from Central Station.
-Left on 18th Street N
-Left on 4th Avenue N
-Right on 14th Street N
-Park/Pick up on 14th Street N
-Right on Rev. Abraham Woods Blvd
-Right on 19th Street N
-Park/Pick up on 19th Street N/6th Avenue N
-Continue on 19th Street N Southbound
-Park/Pick up at 19th Street S/University Blvd
-Left on University Blvd
-Right on 28th Street S
-Right on 10th Avenue S
-Park/Pick up on 10th Avenue S/27th Street S
-Continue to 10th Court S
-Left on 22nd Street S
-Follow Ramp to Hwy 280 East
-Left turn into Summit
-Park/Pick up at Summit Bus Stop
-Return to Hwy 280 East
-Left turn into Walmart

Photo courtesy of Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority.

“Express” 280 bus route under consideration

The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) is considering three new area bus routes including Route 201, which would run four times a day between the Walmart located at 5335 U.S. 280 and downtown Birmingham. more »

Sep 19, 2014 News

St. Vincent’s Health System announced a 40,000 square-foot expansion of its St. Vincent’s One Nineteen Campus that will create an ambulatory surgery center, an urgent care center and additional professional office space.

Photo courtesy of Lauren Thomason.

St. Vincent’s One Nineteen to expand

St. Vincent’s Health System announced a $15.6 million expansion of its St. Vincent’s One Nineteen Campus of 40,000 square-feet. more »

Sep 18, 2014 News

Trader Joe's offers about 3000 items under the Trader Joe’s private label, which includes Trader José's salsas, Trader Ming’s fried rice and Trader Giotto’s marinara sauces

Photo courtesy of Alison Mochizuki.

Trader Joe's to open at The Summit

Trader Joe's, a specialty grocery store that offers foreign and everyday food and beverages, signed a lease to open its first Alabama store at The Summit in the second half of 2015. more »

Sep 17, 2014 News (1 Comments)

Hoover Board of Education presents rezoning proposal, 2015 budget

Superintendent Andy Craig and architect Tom Aho presented a new proposal for elementary school rezoning in Hoover City Schools at the board of education meeting Sept. 8. more »

Sep 16, 2014 News

New networking event coming to 280

In collaboration with Dixie Fish Company and the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, 280 Living is providing a networking opportunity for the U.S. 280 corridor. more »

Sep 16, 2014 News

Pastor David Platt will be leaving The Church at Brook Hills 
to become the 12th president of the International Mission Board.

Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.

Pastor David Platt to serve new role

Pastor David Platt has announced he will be leaving The Church at Brook Hills, where he has been since 2006. He will now serve as the 12th president of the International Mission Board. more »

Aug 28, 2014 News

Drivers use the new Michigan Left U-turn at the intersection of U.S. 280 and Valleydale Road.

Photo by Jeff Thompson

Valleydale Road part of county resurfacing project

Traveling Valleydale Road is about to get a whole lot smoother. Shelby County is beginning a resurfacing project for 3.8 miles of the road from Highway 280 to Caldwell Mill Road. more »

Aug 25, 2014 News

Shelby County redesigns license site

The newly designed Shelby County License Office website should simplify the car and boat tag renewal process for residents. more »

Aug 25, 2014 News

More security coming to Shelby County Schools

As part of its Safe Schools Initiative, Shelby County Schools will be adding new safety measures in the upcoming school year. more »

Aug 25, 2014 News

New board member Kevin Morris.

Photo courtesy of Shelby Board of Education.

Shelby County BOE appoints new member

On Aug. 7, the Shelby County Board of Education announced the appointment of Kevin Morris as its newest board member. more »

Aug 25, 2014 News

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

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Building the road to recovery

Shelby Baptist plans to open a new adult, in-patient psychiatric unit. more »

Aug 25, 2014 News

Instead of speaking at the podium, Dr. Tommy Bice weaved around the round tables as he addressed the chamber members just like he did when he taught school.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Time to rethink school

Dr. Tommy Bice spoke about innovation in the classroom at last month's Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce luncheon. more »

Aug 25, 2014 News

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