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Runners will once again have the chance to sprint through Oak Mountain State Park prior to enjoying some fireworks this July 4. more

Jun 26, 2017 9:41 PM People/Places


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Compact 2020 shifts focus of interventions with teens. more

Jun 26, 2017 8:57 PM People/Places

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Kinsey now will compete in the 2018 Miss America Competition in Atlantic City in September of this year. more

Jun 24, 2017 9:06 AM People/Places


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QuiltFest continues Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Oak Mountain Middle School. more

Jun 16, 2017 9:22 PM People/Places

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More than 80 students from 35 schools attended Anytown Alabama during the week of June 4-10. more

Jun 8, 2017 3:20 PM People/Places

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Dawson and his wife, Tarra, have lived in Hoover for 20 years. more

Jun 7, 2017 1:35 AM People/Places

Tori Skrobis donated $325 to King's Home in May. more

Jun 6, 2017 7:31 PM People/Places

Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. more

Jun 2, 2017 7:22 PM People/Places

The deadline to submit is Aug. 4. more

Jun 1, 2017 8:23 PM People/Places

Please take a moment to engage with 280 Living and fill out our survey about snakes in the area. Keep an eye out for an upcoming article about dealing with snakes in Birmingham. more

Jun 1, 2017 7:29 PM People/Places


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Glenwood Inc. is working with community partners to provide more to those with autism spectrum disorder. more

May 24, 2017 6:21 PM People/Places


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Swim Guide works to increase water safety and identify quality problems. more

May 24, 2017 6:19 PM People/Places


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There have been two confirmed cases of rabies in North Shelby County, and experts are urging pet owners to take precautions. more

May 24, 2017 6:14 PM People/Places


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The Birmingham Quilters Guild is a not-for-profit organization and hosts workshops, retreats and other activities for members. more

May 24, 2017 4:29 PM People/Places


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The North Shelby Library will host a Summer Lovin’ Romance Conference June 23-24. Designed as a mini-conference for readers and aspiring writers in the romance genre, this will be the second such event at the library. more

May 24, 2017 4:26 PM People/Places


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The movie series continues every Friday night through July 21, with July 28 reserved as a rain date if a movie is canceled due to bad weather. more

May 24, 2017 4:22 PM People/Places

The Buster Britton Memorial Triathlon — one of the oldest triathlons in the state, organizers say — is scheduled to return to Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham June 10 at 7 a.m. more

May 24, 2017 4:20 PM People/Places


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For Chelsea City Fest 2017, the Big Kaboom is July 1 in the large grassy area behind the Dairy Queen on County 47. more

May 24, 2017 4:18 PM People/Places


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June 21 is the longest day of the year. It’s also the day clubs across the country, including the Birmingham Duplicate Bridge Club (BDBC), at 144 Business Center Drive, will celebrate and raise awareness for Alzheimer’s by playing bridge. more

May 24, 2017 4:09 PM People/Places


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Here are a few programs planned at local churches, with information on how to register. more

May 24, 2017 4:07 PM People/Places

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