Point at Oak Mtn apt fire 11-27-15

Photo by Jon Anderson

Renters in three apartments displaced by fire off U.S. 280

The fire occurred this morning in The Point at Oak Mountain complex across U.S. 280 from the Village at Lee Branch shopping center. more »

Nov 27, 2015 12:16 PM News

Greenery Sale 2015

Photo courtesy of Red Mountain Garden Club

EVENT: Holiday Greenery Workshop

Aldridge Gardens will hold a holiday greenery workshop on Monday, Nov. 30. more »

Nov 25, 2015 9:06 PM News

Hoover Christmas tree lighting

Photo by Katie Turpen

City of Hoover Christmas tree lighting set for Monday, Nov. 30

The event includes an elementary school choir, a high school band, a visit and photos with Santa, hot chocolate and cider --- and a little snow. more »

Nov 25, 2015 8:55 PM News

Sunday open house: Nov. 29

Tour an open house in the 280 Corridor this weekend. more »

Nov 25, 2015 3:12 PM News

North Shelby Library

Photo from North Shelby Library website

Thanksgiving holiday closing schedule for public buildings, services in U.S. 280 corridor

Here's the rundown on when various buildings will be closed: more »

Nov 24, 2015 5:38 PM News

New real estate listings: Nov. 24

New listings have been added in the 280 Corridor this week. more »

Nov 24, 2015 3:52 PM News

Hoover police prepare for holiday shopping season, offer safe shopping tips

Additional officers will be on duty from Thanksgiving Day through the end of the year. more »

Nov 24, 2015 2:42 PM News

Prayer Breakfast

Erica Techo

Shelby County Chief Deputy Chris George speaks at annual prayer breakfast

George shared a message of faith, family and forgiveness at the 18th annual Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Prayer Breakfast. more »

Nov 24, 2015 11:11 AM News

Michael Valentine Sanders

Hoover Police Department

Marathon gas station robber identified; in custody on other robbery charges

‚ÄčAuthorities today charged a Birmingham man in connection with the Nov. 13 robbery of the Marathon gas station on U.S. 280 in Hoover. more »

Nov 24, 2015 4:17 AM News

Erica Techo

Commission approves new probate position

The Shelby County Commission approved a resolution to create a position for a programs coordinator for mental health services and legal counsel to the judge of probate. more »

Nov 24, 2015 1:34 AM News

Dunnavant Valley

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Calls for caution

The fatal wreck Oct. 20 at the intersection of 280 and Dunnavant Valley Road highlights danger. more »

Nov 23, 2015 9:16 PM News

Dalton Smith

Photo by Frank Couch.

Coming clean

Dalton Smith shares his story of heroin addiction and recovery. more »

Nov 23, 2015 4:20 PM News

Ana Good

Hundreds of vendors take part in Junior League of Birmingham's Market Noel

More than 100 vendors took part in the 25th annual Market Noel at the Cahaba Grand Conference Center this past weekend, Nov. 19-21. more »

Nov 22, 2015 6:53 PM News

The Summit lights up for the holidays

The Summit held a holiday parade with candy, vintage cars and Santa Claus on Friday, No. 20. more »

Nov 21, 2015 2:06 AM News

Chelsea ISO

Photo by Erica Techo.

New fire department evaluation could lower insurance premiums

City of Chelsea Fire & Rescue was reevaluated according to the Insurance Services Organization (ISO) grading system, improving from a 5 to a 3/3x rating. more »

Nov 19, 2015 7:03 PM News

Sunday open houses: Nov. 22

Tour an open house in the 280 Corridor this weekend. more »

Nov 19, 2015 3:33 PM News

Free document shredding offered Thursday at Hoover Public Library

People can bring up to two boxes or two 13-gallon bags of documents. more »

Nov 18, 2015 8:37 PM News

New ISO rating could lower insurance costs in Cahaba Valley Fire District

The Cahaba Valley Fire and Emergency Medical Rescue District previously had an ISO rating of at 4/9 and has moved up to a 2/2x rating more »

Nov 18, 2015 6:41 PM News

Jefferson County Sheriff

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

One dead following vehicle wreck on Acton Road

The driver reportedly suffered a medical episode and lost control of his vehicle. more »

Nov 18, 2015 4:55 PM News

Chelsea City Council

Erica Techo

Chelsea City Council awards bid for sports complex

Chelsea City Council discussed the Chelsea Sports Complex and Chelsea Community Center at its Nov. 17 meeting. more »

Nov 18, 2015 2:11 AM News

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