Alyx Chandler

Despite the rainy weather on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 27, plenty of cross-country runners, Birmingham athletes and Young Life supporters came out for the Frostbite 5K at Veterans Park. more

Jan 30, 2018 10:18 PM People/Places


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Family moved to shine a light on mental illness following Oak Mountain grad’s death. more

Nov 22, 2017 9:08 PM People/Places

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Alyx Chandler

Survivors of suicide attempts, family members and friends wore matching t-shirts commemorating loved ones and an array of beads around their necks as they took a moment of silence at 2:30 p.m. that afternoon to remember those lost to suicide. more

Nov 8, 2017 10:55 PM People/Places

OMHS alum’s accidental overdose propels mom to advocate education, discussion while dispelling shame. more

Oct 30, 2017 4:21 PM People/Places

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Alyx Chandler

While it didn't quite feel like autumn, that didn't stop guests from enjoying the day. more

Oct 16, 2017 8:14 PM People/Places

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Alyx Chandler

The third annual Mayhem on the Mountain, which took place at Oak Mountain State Park on Aug. 18-19, pushed even the fittest participants to their limits. more

Aug 21, 2017 5:12 PM People/Places

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Alyx Chandler

Iron City Chef 2017, which took place Saturday, July 22, from 6-9 p.m., featured special dishes by four local chefs. The night ended with a cook-off between the two top-voted chefs, with three judges then deciding who was crowned Iron City Chef. more

Aug 1, 2017 8:49 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

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Alyx Chandler

On Saturday, July 8, a total of 15 vendors braved the heat to sell fresh foods, handcrafted items and a few different styles of jewelry to their weekly Mt. Laurel Farmers Market. more

Jul 10, 2017 9:27 PM People/Places

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Ken Marion, a professor in the UAB Department of Biology, and Dan Self, Zoological Manager of Reptiles at the Birmingham Zoo, took some time with 280 Living to address some common concerns about snakes and survey results. more

Jun 27, 2017 10:57 PM People/Places


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

May 24, 2017 6:19 PM People/Places

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Alyx Chandler

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

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Alyx Chandler

PurpleStride Birmingham 2017 Presented by UAB Medicine was a 5K run and walk event aimed at raising money to make strides against pancreatic cancer. more

Apr 3, 2017 7:35 PM People/Places

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Since 2003, Smith-Highland has founded Make Way Partners, a Christian grassroots organization that works to combat human trafficking in the areas where children have the fewest resources. more

Mar 28, 2017 7:31 PM People/Places 1 Comments


Photos by Alyx Chandler.

Naomi Pitts named Volunteer of the Year for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. more

Mar 28, 2017 7:19 PM People/Places

The opinion of voters on school taxes were clear-cut when they came in on Tuesday night. more

Mar 8, 2017 3:47 AM News


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Briarwood junior raises awareness, support for brother’s Type 1 diabetes. more

Oct 25, 2016 4:23 PM People/Places


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Switzerland, it turns out, really fits Ali Wood’s personality. more

Oct 25, 2016 4:18 PM People/Places

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Even 18 months out from hosting an international golf tournament, Shoal Creek is well into the process of making sure the golf course is picture perfect for the big week. more

Oct 25, 2016 4:15 PM Businesses