Photo by Erica Techo.

Lt. Clay Hammac brings knowledge back from FBI National Academy. more

Jan 22, 2018 8:21 PM People/Places


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Sheriff’s office, chaplains find mutual benefit and growth from partnership. more

Jan 22, 2018 8:09 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Matt Wilson.

The Hoover Service Club is cooking up a magical night for the 2018 Hearts and Harmony Gala, the club’s primary fundraiser each year. more

Jan 22, 2018 6:59 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Alabama Wildlife Center.

Everyone wants something special to do with their loved ones on Valentine’s Day, but how often do couples spend the holiday with chocolate and raptors? more

Jan 22, 2018 6:56 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

One of Asbury’s largest missions fundraisers of the year will return this month. more

Jan 22, 2018 5:46 PM People/Places


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Sara Beth Gilbert is bringing gymnastics closer to home for kids in Chelsea who want to learn tumbling, balance and more. more

Jan 22, 2018 5:44 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

In 2016, Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Jefferson and Shelby County didn’t have an official space. more

Jan 22, 2018 5:38 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Beth Chapman.

The city of Hoover has some new eyes and ears in Montgomery and Washington, D.C. more

Jan 22, 2018 5:07 PM People/Places

The New Neighbors League Club of Birmingham, decided to show their support for the work of the Firehouse Shelter by donating $500 recently. more

Jan 17, 2018 6:31 PM People/Places

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Lexi Coon.

Typically, about 50 people plunge, but if everyone who registered this year participated, over 100 individuals jumped in the water. more

Jan 14, 2018 3:55 PM People/Places

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Submitted by Shelby County Tuskegee Alumni Club.

On Dec. 17, the Shelby County Tuskegee Alumni Club met at Hampton Inn & Suites 280 East for its annual Christmas party. more

Jan 5, 2018 5:48 PM People/Places

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The money is set to go toward new programs at the Mt Laurel Public Library. more

Dec 29, 2017 3:37 PM People/Places


Photos courtesy of Barbara Weldon.

Chelsea remembers Bill Weldon, a resident always looking to give back. more

Dec 28, 2017 3:42 PM People/Places

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

In a world full of Pinterest tutorials and Nifty videos, people want to be able to DIY projects. more

Dec 28, 2017 3:38 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of King’s Home.

More than 400,000 children are in foster care in the United States. King’s Home in Chelsea has begun a new therapeutic foster care program for some of those children. more

Dec 28, 2017 3:13 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of William C. Moore Jr.

Distinguished Young Women of Jefferson and Shelby counties are now accepting applications for its scholarship program which makes $1.5 billion in scholarships available for college, said Miranda Wesley, board member for the Jefferson County DYW. more

Dec 28, 2017 3:10 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

A new playground, constructed near the neighborhood pool, was constructed in November and immediately drew out families. more

Dec 28, 2017 3:08 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

Hero, the dalmatian who has served as an ambassador for Chelsea Fire and Rescue’s fire safety programs, made his final public appearance at the Chelsea Christmas Parade on Dec. 16. more

Dec 28, 2017 3:05 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Lisa Booher.

The event features 10K and 10-mile chip-timed races, both beginning at 9 a.m. more

Dec 27, 2017 11:09 PM People/Places


Photo by John Michael Simpson.

Participants will jump into cold lake water to support Special Olympics Alabama, which provides training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. more

Dec 27, 2017 11:07 PM People/Places

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