Rebecca Wells 2-24-17

Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

The New York Times bestselling author and actress performed the roles of three characters in her novels to a sold-out audience at the Hoover Library Theatre. more

Feb 24, 2017 11:55 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

The twice-annual sale raises money for Asbury United Methodist Church's children and youth ministries. more

Feb 24, 2017 9:52 PM People/Places

The second annual "King and His Princess Dance” is open to any guardian, whether a father, step-father, grandfather or brother, is invited to accompany the girls. more

Feb 24, 2017 9:04 PM People/Places


Photos by Erica Techo.

Salvaged Weldon Store materials to be repurposed throughout city. more

Feb 24, 2017 8:28 PM People/Places


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To say that St. Patrick’s Day is popular in America is an understatement. more

Feb 24, 2017 8:13 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of David Bobo.

From family-friendly fun runs to a high-intensity 50K, here are a few options to get active or get involved this month. more

Feb 24, 2017 5:38 PM People/Places

The Distinguished Young Women program of Jefferson County is accepting applications from high school girls graduating in 2018 and residing in Jefferson County. more

Feb 24, 2017 5:31 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Russell Redford.

March offers a new opportunity to give back through the game of golf. more

Feb 24, 2017 5:29 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Lynette Clemmons.

The Highland Lakes Women’s Club met on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the home of Fran Stainback, president. more

Feb 24, 2017 5:27 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Jack Hood.

Jack B. Hood, 69, an assistant U.S. attorney in the Civil Division, Northern District of Alabama, is the president-elect of the Birmingham Inn of Court and will serve in that capacity for the next two years. more

Feb 24, 2017 5:25 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Cliff Hearn.

Michael Coby, a member of Troop 533 chartered by Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church in Shelby County and under the leadership of Scoutmaster Mark Clark, was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout by the Boy Scouts of America. more

Feb 24, 2017 5:20 PM People/Places

Several days each week, a group of local Birmingham area seniors can be found in a classroom enjoying the opportunity to learn new skills or gain knowledge on a particular topic. more

Feb 24, 2017 5:17 PM People/Places


Brookwood Diagnostic Center – 280 location

This Valentine's Day, Brookwood Diagnostic Center on 280 hosted Valentines Love Yourself Mammogram Party. The event was held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on February 14 for women age 35 and older to come get their annual mammogram screen. more

Feb 15, 2017 11:21 PM People/Places


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Valentine’s Day may be meant for recognizing romantic love, but there’s more than one type of love that makes a community stronger. more

Jan 31, 2017 4:53 PM People/Places

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Sam Chandler

Chelsea resident Ron Ramsey’s first crack at a marathon carries deeper meaning. more

Jan 27, 2017 5:56 PM People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The group — which Mark Jackson has served as chairman for the past four years — has led Birmingham to partner with 15 sister cities since 1982. more

Jan 27, 2017 5:49 PM People/Places


Photos courtesy of Ashley Evans.

Brad Evans realized they would be together forever early on in their relationship as well, and said a 1999 trip to Summer Jam, a church youth camp in Panama City Beach, solidified those feelings. more

Jan 27, 2017 5:44 PM People/Places

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Area residents past and present nurture group friendship during quick pit stops. more

Jan 27, 2017 5:40 PM People/Places


Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Local painter Kim Kreis finds affirmation in ‘redirection’ that led her to vivid florals. more

Jan 27, 2017 5:36 PM People/Places


Photo by Lexi Coon.

North Shelby woman builds ‘junkyard bots’ to bring out the best in rubbish. more

Jan 27, 2017 5:36 PM People/Places

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