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Chelsea's Napp family was presented with the keys to a $58,000 van and a check for $2,300 from an anonymous donor, who sought to help them in caring for their son, Bryce, who will be wheelchair-bound his entire life.

Photo by Jeff Thompson

Anonymous donor gives Chelsea family wheelchair-accessible van

Hoover Police Chief Nick Derzis credited an article in the April issue of 280 Living with bringing the Napp’s situation to the donor’s attention. more »

Apr 17, 2014 by , in News

Notable graduates help Shelby County Schools unveil branding campaign

As part of an effort to reshape its identity, Shelby County Schools (SCS) revealed its new logo on April 16. more »

Apr 16, 2014 in News

Easter and Holy Week services and events

This week's service schedules for Asbury United Methodist Church, Bold Springs Presbyterian Church, Chelsea Creek Community Church, Faith Presbyterian Church and St. Catherine's Episcopal Church. more »

Apr 16, 2014 in News

The Egg & I Restaurant, a national breakfast and lunch eatery, has signed a lease in Arbor Place across from Lee Branch.

Photo submitted by Ponder Properties, courtesy of The Egg & I

The Egg & I Restaurant coming to corridor

The restaurant will occupy the former Dale’s Southern Grill location in Arbor Place, located across U.S. 280 from The Village at Lee Branch. more »

Apr 14, 2014 in News

Library Yard Sale tomorrow, drop off donations until 6 p.m. tonight

Benefits the library’s summer reading program. Items may be dropped off during library hours until April 11 at 6 p.m. more »

Apr 11, 2014 in News

OMHS Annual Golf Classic returns May 2

The 16th Golf Classic is scheduled for a shotgun start on May 2 at 8 a.m. at Inverness Country Club. The format is a four-person scramble. more »

Apr 11, 2014 in News

Act Of Congress to headline Music in the Park

Music in the Park is a free community event hosted by Double Oak Community Church. In addition to the complementary live music, inflatables will be available for kids. more »

Apr 10, 2014 in News

Gas leak contained, students returning to schools

According to reports from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, a motor vehicle accident at 6:30 a.m. broke a natural gas pipeline on Alabama Highway 119. more »

Apr 10, 2014 by in News

Samaniego seeks Republican nomination for sheriff

Shelby County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy John Samaniego will seek the Republican nomination for Shelby County Sheriff on June 3. more »

Apr 9, 2014 in News

Spring events in full swing beginning April 11

This weekend's events include Expo Excitement 2014, Sozo Children Adventure Run, Double Oak Duathlon, Spain Park Relay for Life, Walk with Me, Mt Laurel Spring Festival, the North Shelby Library Yard Sale and Paint Chelsea Purple Day. more »

Apr 9, 2014 in News

Support Relay for Life and help paint Chelsea purple

The Paint Chelsea Purple Day/Fun Run, a Relay for Life fundraiser, is scheduled for Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in front of Chelsea City Hall. more »

Apr 9, 2014 in News

Relay for Life aims to bring Spain Park community together

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life movement symbolizes hope and a shared goal to end a disease that threatens lives. more »

Apr 9, 2014 in News

Walk with Me supports individuals and families living with disabilities

The event features a 1-mile Family Fun Walk and 5K. Registration will take place from 6:30-7:45 a.m., and the 5K will begin at 8 a.m. The Family Fun Walk will begin at 9 a.m. more »

Apr 9, 2014 in News

Return of Mt Laurel Spring Festival

The Mt Laurel Spring Festival is returning to Dunnavant Valley on April 12. The family-friendly celebration is scheduled for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. more »

Apr 9, 2014 in News

Easter Egg Hunts at Meadow Brook Baptist kick off April 11

Meadow Brook Baptist Church is planning its annual Easter Egg hunt and Preteen Egg-Streme Hunt for this weekend. more »

Apr 9, 2014 in News

Chelsea approves incentives for Applebee's

The City will use $200,000 in public funds to pay for the development and construction of infrastructure for a new Applebee's restaurant. more »

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SPHS' Thompson named 'Sweet 16' Teacher of Year finalist

Craig Thompson teaches 10th grade AP U.S. History and ninth grade Career Prep: Law. Ten of his 13 years in education have been with Hoover City Schools. more »

Apr 8, 2014 by in News

Sheriff's Office checkpoints this weekend

Early on Saturday and Sunday morning, Sheriff’s deputies will conduct safety checkpoints in Shelby County. more »

Apr 8, 2014 in News (1 Comments)

Kelley appointed to Board of Education

The Council desired for its appointment to make an impact immediately — especially regarding the Board’s financial decisions. On Monday, April 7, its members unanimously appointed Craig Kelley to the Hoover City Schools Board of Education. more »

Apr 8, 2014 by in News

280 spring events start April 5

See what's happening on the 280 corridor this weekend. more »

Apr 5, 2014 in News

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