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

Photo by Jessa Pease.

St. Vincent’s expansion project breaks ground

The 40,000-square-foot expansion will give the facility additional space for space for surgery, an urgent care center and additional doctors' offices. more »

Oct 31, 2014 News

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

Photo by Jessa Pease.

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 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 News

Living healthy

Dr. Donald Williamson addresses health at the Greater Shelby Chamber luncheon. more »

Oct 27, 2014 News

City Manager Alex Dudchock addressed the South Shelby Chamber and touched on some of the major projects going on in Shelby County.

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Ongoing projects in Shelby County

Alex Dudchock addressed the South Shelby Chamber on. Oct. 2. more »

Oct 27, 2014 News

Shelby County’s economy outshines state stats

As the national economy continues to recover, job growth in Alabama has lagged far behind. But amid those weak numbers there is a bright spot in the state – Shelby County. more »

Oct 27, 2014 News

280-119 Chick-fil-A approved but construction delayed

A building permit has been approved for the new Chick-fil-A location at the corner of U.S. 280 and Highway 119, but Shelby County Planner Kristine Goddard said the future restaurant’s owners have not yet picked it up. more »

Oct 27, 2014 News

Chelsea community center, sports complex gain new property

Despite what he described as “some bumps in the road,” architect Bob Wanninger said the Chelsea community center is progressing well toward its summer 2015 completion date. more »

Oct 27, 2014 News

Pride Survey shows high substance use rates in Shelby County

The recent Pride survey administered in Shelby County Schools showed that while a minority of students are using cigarettes, alcohol and other addictive substances, their usage rates are at or above the national average. more »

Oct 27, 2014 News

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen now open

The Texas-based restaurant is open in the former Ralph and Kackoo's location just south of the 280-459 interchange. more »

Oct 15, 2014 News

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Chelsea celebrates National Night Out

Children explored firetrucks, the sheriff department's motorboat and even a helicopter at Tuesday's National Night Out. more »

Oct 8, 2014 News

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.

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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

The Shop, Save & Share card will provide discounts around town until Nov. 2. 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

“Express” 280 bus route under consideration

Route 201 would run four times a day between the Walmart located at 5335 U.S. 280 and downtown Birmingham. more »

Sep 19, 2014 News

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