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Photo courtesy of Grant Hodges.

Chelsea grad Grant Hodges becomes State Champion Cowboy in calf roping. more

Jul 28, 2017 3:28 PM People/Places

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Daughter’s death inspires family foundation to help addiction recovery. more

Jul 27, 2017 8:34 PM People/Places

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Rowers hit their stride, help others find theirs with new Birmingham Area Youth Rowing program. more

Jul 27, 2017 7:39 PM People/Places

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Courtesy of Cate Cullen.

For a student to apply to a service academy, the student must receive a nomination from a U.S. congressman, senator, the vice president or the president. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:56 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of David Tosch.

The Southeastern Trail Run series is a set of races escalating in difficulty all the way up to a 50K Ultra run. But the hardest run, STR founder David Tosch said, is actually right in the middle of the series. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:45 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Forge Fitness.

The third annual Mayhem on the Mountain fitness competition will take place Aug. 19-20 at Oak Mountain State Park. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:43 PM People/Places

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Photo by Erica Techo.

The organization also started an annual event, R(un) for One 5K, to help raise awareness for this same cause. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:39 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Theresa Manry.

On Aug. 5, runners will be taking to the streets of Mt Laurel for the 14th annual Shake and Bake run. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:25 PM People/Places

A night of casino games and auction items will help the Alabama Wildlife Center continue to rescue wild birds and add a bald eagle to its permanent residents. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:21 PM People/Places

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation will hold its annual Save the Os 5K race Saturday, Aug. 19, at Greystone Golf and Country Club in Hoover. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:17 PM People/Places

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Image courtesy of Romeo Durscher via NASA.

he eclipse, which will take place Aug. 21, will be fully visible along a band that traverses North America. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:12 PM People/Places

Thomas (Alex) Price of Birmingham, a graduate of Oak Mountain High School, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Alfa Foundation. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:10 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Peggy Rawls.

The New Neighbors League Club of Birmingham raised $4,000 for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) for research to help eradicate this disease. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:07 PM People/Places

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Photo by Emily Featherston.

Liberty Park Baptist Church pastor Scott Guffin is not at all unfamiliar with the campus of Samford University, where he will be starting a new program in August. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:02 PM People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Oak Mountain fathers organize to get involved with schools, instill values in their children. more

Jul 27, 2017 5:39 PM People/Places

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Photos by Erica Techo.

Chelsea student brings rock-painting craze to town with wild success. more

Jul 26, 2017 9:07 PM People/Places

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Photo by Erica Techo.

This August, St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church in Chelsea will host “An evening with Sean Dietrich.” more

Jul 26, 2017 9:02 PM People/Places

Every Thursday from 3-7 p.m. near Pottery Barn, the Urban Cookhouse Farmers Market brings out farmers, bakers and craft vendors to encourage local community shoppers to take a break and check out the farmers market. more

Jul 20, 2017 6:47 PM People/Places

Hoover Library Theatre 17-18 season

Photos provided by Hoover Library Theatre

"I think we have a wide mix of just about everything that will appeal to everybody," Fine Arts Director Matina Johnson said. more

Jul 12, 2017 4:54 AM People/Places

April Stone, executive director of the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the Institute for Organization Management. more

Jul 11, 2017 3:03 PM People/Places

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