Nominations for the Community Member and Community Cause of the Year can be submitted here. The deadline to nominate is June 30. more

May 19, 2017 8:34 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Stacy Walkup

The luncheon was sponsored by George Henry, Chief Operating Officer of Central State Bank in the City of Calera. more

May 18, 2017 6:45 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of King's Home Shelby Auxiliary

The money was raised during the annual Tablescapes luncheon at Metro Church of God. more

May 16, 2017 4:20 PM People/Places

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From May 4-14, the Oak Mountain Spring State Fair brought thousands of families out to the Oak Mountain Amphitheater each day. more

May 15, 2017 7:51 PM People/Places


Photos by Lloyd Beard

Veterans will be celebrated with activities at the Alabama Veterans Memorial Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017. more

May 15, 2017 6:28 PM People/Places

You can help us find interesting people from the 280 Living coverage area who are now living and working in the world's greatest city -- New York. more

May 14, 2017 11:58 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Wendy McDougal

Mary Ann McDougal is a 2014 Oak Mountain High School graduate and the current Miss Coastal Alabama. more

May 5, 2017 1:55 PM People/Places


Photo by Jon Anderson.

The Hoover City Council in April appointed Amy Tosney to a five-year term on the Hoover school board. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:28 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

Life of continuous learning leads author to self-publish collection. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:21 PM People/Places

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Photos courtesy of Amy Grimes.

Inverness artist/author combines paintings, stories in unique way. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:16 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Kelly Cole.

When Chelsea resident Krista Brackin launched her “Everything for Kids Birmingham” website in August 2015, it was set up as a local resource for parents in the Birmingham area. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:08 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

The two red-roofed buildings at the Colonnade, also known as Colonnade North and Colonnade South, soon will be home to a new tenant. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:06 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

La Paz, a restaurant that serves Americanized and authentic Mexican food, is opening a location in Mt Laurel. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:04 PM People/Places


Photo by Emily Featherston.

Group aims to provide blankets for foster children across the state. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:01 PM People/Places

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Students want program for troubled kids fully restored. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:12 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Carolyn Edge.

Coronets Dance Club members gathered recently at the Vestavia Hills home of President Nancy Becker. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:04 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

The Chelsea Community Center expects to see a crowd on weekday evenings and on Saturdays. Earlier on weekdays, however, the building is underutilized. Jane Ann Mueller hopes to help change that. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:03 PM People/Places


Photos courtesy of Tom and Charon Rivers.

In the few steps Tom Rivers took between his bed and his cup of coffee that morning, life radically changed. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:55 PM People/Places


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On May 6, the seventh annual Run for Kids will return to Oak Mountain State Park with three different races: a 12-Hour Challenge Trail Race, a 50K Trail Race and a 10K Challenge. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:46 PM People/Places


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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation first started Great Strides as a way to create community awareness and to raise funds to find a cure for the disorder, and nearly 30 years later, the Birmingham Great Strides has grown to see 400 participants each year. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:44 PM People/Places

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