Breast cancer awareness month has a special meaning for Thomas Dudney. His wife is a five-year survivor of breast cancer. more

Sep 19, 2017 7:14 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

While REVOLT Ministries was unable to participate at this year's event due to Irma, Bundles of Hope had collected nearly 70,000 diapers by Sept. 14. more

Sep 14, 2017 10:02 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Regions Tradition.

The Regions Tradition announced that the Birdies for Charity fundraising program raised $486,000 in 2017 for local charities. The program is sponsored by SouthWest Water Company. more

Sep 12, 2017 7:11 PM People/Places

The School of Nashville Ballet accepted two young dancers from Birmingham to participate in its Summer Intensive program, where they spent part of their summer developing their ballet technique and performance skills. more

Sep 12, 2017 7:07 PM People/Places

Shelby County Commissioner Lindsey Allison has been presented with the Tenure in Office Award by the Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA) for her 24 years of service to county government and the state of Alabama. more

Sep 12, 2017 7:04 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Moshe Zusman Photography Studio

Kinsey, who now lives, works and goes to school in Washington, D.C., competed as Miss District of Columbia. more

Sep 11, 2017 2:06 PM People/Places

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The award comes from the Alabama Tourism Department. more

Sep 8, 2017 11:02 AM People/Places


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The Chelsea Historical Society will have its second quarterly member meeting on Sunday, Oct. 22. more

Sep 6, 2017 4:43 PM People/Places

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Bentley has served with the Hoover Fire Department for more than 20 years and worked full-time for the Birmingham Fire Department before that. more

Aug 30, 2017 9:44 PM People/Places

Daniel Adwell of Shelby County has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He is the 16th member of his immediate family in three generations to receive this honor. more

Aug 29, 2017 8:20 PM People/Places


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This month, students from across Shelby County will come to Valleydale Community Church. The hope? That they leave as student leaders. more

Aug 29, 2017 5:13 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

The Back to School Bash included arts and crafts, lunch, games and a dedication ceremony, during which the Chelsea Community Center was renamed. more

Aug 27, 2017 10:12 PM People/Places


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280 Living would like to thank all of the community members who participated in this year’s contest. more

Aug 23, 2017 8:03 PM People/Places

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Photos by Erica Techo.

Author, illustrator hope to spread excitement through children’s book. more

Aug 23, 2017 7:59 PM People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Chelsea High Principal Wayne Trucks’ formal attire tied to luck. more

Aug 23, 2017 7:55 PM People/Places


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The rain fell and the phone rang, but Jamie Green savored the chaos on June 5. Her new business, Ruff Kutts Grooming, had finally opened after one month of intensive preparation and 17 years of experience building. more

Aug 23, 2017 7:51 PM People/Places

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Photo by Erica Techo.

With help from their dog, Chelsea brothers spend summer establishing candle-making business more

Aug 23, 2017 7:47 PM People/Places


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The Taste of Shelby County, which started as a way to support the Shelby County Schools Education Foundation and to show off Shelby County’s cuisine, has planned its 10th annual event. more

Aug 23, 2017 3:29 PM People/Places


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This fall, the Greater Shelby and South Shelby Chambers of Commerce are coming together “fore” education. more

Aug 23, 2017 3:28 PM People/Places


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The ninth annual Autumn Equinox Ultra trail run will take place Sept. 17 at Oak Mountain State Park. more

Aug 23, 2017 3:18 PM People/Places

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