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'Black Lives Matter' protesters crowd The Summit entrance

Around a hundred protestors gathered at The Summit entrance Friday afternoon as part of a demonstration that was planned by a Facebook group called “Black Lives Matter – Birmingham.” more »

Dec 20, 2014 12:15 AM News

Summit, Riverchase protests may be cancelled

Two different sources are sending out different messages about protests planned for this afternoon at The Summit and Riverchase Galleria. The original "Black Lives Matter" Facebook page posted an update around 1:30 p.m. that the protests are still on more »

Dec 19, 2014 8:40 PM News

Police expect peaceful protests at Summit, Riverchase Galleria

Officers are prepared and intend to work with demonstrators at The Summit so that traffic continues to move through the major intersection during their protest. more »

Dec 18, 2014 11:12 PM News 2 Comments

Pediatrics practice opens in Chelsea

The first and only pediatric facility in Chelsea celebrated its grand opening Dec. 7. more »

Dec 17, 2014 6:42 PM News

'Black Lives Matter' protest planned for Summit, Riverchase Galleria

The group has planned a shutdown of The Summit’s U.S. 280 entrance Friday at 3 p.m. and asked participating protesters to wear black. At 4:30 p.m., there will be a “die-in” at the Riverchase Galleria food court. more »

Dec 17, 2014 6:40 PM News 1 Comments

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Sheriff's office responds to shooting near Heardmont Park

A domestic dispute resulted in a shooting at a residence in the 3000 block of Ritha Circle off Caldwell Mill Road on Dec. 14. more »

Dec 15, 2014 5:09 PM News

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Stats detail Cahaba Valley Fire’s 2014 calls and responses

Despite its name, only about 2.5 percent of Cahaba Valley Fire’s calls are structure, vehicle, wild land and other fires. Instead, most of the fire department’s resources are spent on emergency medical services and other services. more »

Dec 9, 2014 7:57 PM News

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Defining desire

Former NFL player Bobby Humphrey shared his story at the Diamond Awards at the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 4. more »

Dec 5, 2014 7:54 PM News

Oak Mountain grad Ameen Barghi named Rhodes Scholar

Next fall Barghi will be one of 32 U.S. students to receive an all-expenses-paid graduate education at Oxford University in England as a part of the prestigious scholarship program. more »

Nov 25, 2014 6:45 PM News

Defying the odds

When Captain Chris George started his speech, the South Shelby Chamber members didn’t know what story he had to tell. more »

Nov 24, 2014 8:41 PM News

Inverness sewers to be repaired

For most Inverness residents, the sewers are out of sight, out of mind. Not for the city of Hoover, though; the city is beginning a repair project for Inverness’s sanitary sewer system. more »

Nov 24, 2014 8:41 PM News

Resurfacing scheduled for Hugh Daniel Drive

About 8,000 cars travel Hugh Daniel Drive every day — and it shows. more »

Nov 24, 2014 8:40 PM News

New apartment complexes in the works

Three new apartment complexes are under construction off U.S. 280, bringing more than 600 apartments to the area. more »

Nov 24, 2014 8:38 PM News

The Hoover Fire Department practices a response to an Ebola call.

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Hoover FD practices Ebola response drill

Hoover Fire Department recently practiced its newly developed response to Ebola. HFD Executive Director Rusty Lowe explained more about the drill and Hoover’s preparations for the possibility of Ebola. more »

Nov 24, 2014 8:35 PM News

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Renaissance Consignment hosts toy drive

Renaissance Consignment & Marketplace will accept toy donations through Dec. 10. more »

Nov 21, 2014 9:15 PM News

2014 election results

Shelby County voters decided Tuesday night to approve a local amendment requiring probate judges to be licensed attorneys. The amendment passed with 79 percent of the vote. more »

Nov 5, 2014 8:58 PM News

Urban Cookhouse announces expansion

The owners of Urban Cookhouse recently acquired 765 additional square feet of dining space at their Summit location, taking them from 2,938 square feet to 3,703 square feet. more »

Nov 4, 2014 5:37 PM News

Everyone at the ceremony was asked to join in with shovels provided by One Nineteen, so they could break ground together as a community.

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St. Vincent’s expansion project breaks ground

The facility broke ground on its The 40,000-square-foot expansion on Oct. 30. more »

Oct 31, 2014 6:57 PM News

Rodriguez accepts his 2014 Officer of the Year award from Bill Keller.

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Awarding excellence, heroism

The Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce held its 2014 Safety Awards on Wednesday to honor local law enforcement and firefighters. more »

Oct 29, 2014 9:23 PM News

Glory Cottage Gifts and Market

After 26 years, the Briarwood Christmas Shop has a new name — Glory Cottage Gifts and Market. more »

Oct 27, 2014 5:33 PM News

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