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Photo courtesy of Stacy Bearden.

Chelsea student advocates for mental health awareness. more

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Photo courtesy of Birmingham Track Club.

If families or friends are looking for last-minute July 4 plans, the Peavine Falls Run has them covered. more

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Photo courtesy of Suman Silwal.

There’s nothing quite like Alabama in the summer, especially if you’re running 9 or 18 miles through the heat. more

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Alyx Chandler

Birmingham's first Campicon kicked off this weekend from June 15-17 at Oak Mountain State Park, bringing out comic book and cosplay enthusiasts, as well as families of campers. more

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

Cubed3 co-owner Frankie Romano said his studio focuses on a three-fold approach to unique and effective fitness: personal and group training, reformer Pilates and assessment. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Tragic City’s junior roller derby team looks to make its mark. more

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Photo courtesy of Michele Williams/Smiling Souls Photography.

Website launches showcasing business concepts by women. more

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

In light of recent tragedies, 280 community, schools have united to address suicide prevention, mental health awareness. more

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Alyx Chandler

On Sunday, April 9, hundreds of families and friends gathered at Veterans Park from 1-4 p.m. to be part of the Birmingham 2018 Walk to End Lupus Now. more

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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

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

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

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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

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

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Alyx Chandler

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

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

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