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Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency for the entire state Friday. more

Oct 7, 2017 9:28 PM News


Photo by Erica Techo.

In July 2016, BlackWatch Sports Performance opened in Chelsea after founder Randy Beckham decided to create his own high-intensity, all-inclusive athletic outlet. more

Sep 26, 2017 8:30 PM People/Places


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Just because summer is the official season of the outdoors doesn’t mean that Oak Mountain State Park is closing up shop this fall. more

Sep 26, 2017 8:19 PM People/Places


Map courtesy of the National Weather Service

Shelby County schools will also be closed on Tuesday, but Hoover City Schools have not announced if they will close on Tuesday. more

Sep 10, 2017 10:49 PM News


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


Rendering courtesy of Shawn Arterburn.

In the coming years, developers are hoping to make Liberty Park a one-stop-shop where anyone can live, work, play and everything in between. more

Jun 27, 2017 5:07 PM Businesses


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Weather forecasters are reminding Central Alabama residents that tropical systems can cause dangerous conditions, even hundreds of miles inland. more

Jun 20, 2017 10:05 PM News


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National Senior Games using Liberty Park fields, bringing 1,500 athletes for softball. more

May 24, 2017 4:15 PM Sports


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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Due to the threat of severe weather, Shelby County Schools and Hoover City Schools will be closed on Wednesday, April 5. All after-school activities will also be canceled Wednesday. more

Apr 5, 2017 12:35 AM , Schools


Emily Featherston

The second annual event brought dogs of all breeds and sizes to the Summit for a day of fun. more

Apr 3, 2017 4:06 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Dr. James Sanderson

Water usage restrictions are now voluntary, according to the drought management plan. more

Jan 25, 2017 12:13 AM News

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The winter weather situation was becoming more clear Thursday afternoon. more

Jan 5, 2017 9:52 PM Weather

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Courtesy of Alabama Forestry Commission

After rainfall returned to the state, the Governor's office and Alabama Forestry Commission have lifted burning restrictions. more

Dec 5, 2016 10:23 PM News

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Ron Burkett

That means even tighter restrictions and higher surcharges for excessive water usage. more

Nov 4, 2016 8:34 PM , News

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Emily Featherston

The Birmingham Water Works Board issued the drought warning after continued dry conditions. more

Oct 19, 2016 10:35 PM Weather

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Emily Featherston

The ban on outdoor burning affects 46 counties in the state, including Jefferson and Shelby. more

Oct 12, 2016 11:28 PM Weather

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Emily Featherston

September and October are usually dry, but the area has had even less rainfall than normal. more

Oct 4, 2016 9:33 PM Weather

Everbridge, a free program provided by the county, alerts users to weather threats and other emergencies in their area. more

Feb 2, 2016 3:15 PM Weather

Brooklyn Holt

Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Holt.

For Brooklyn Holt, her first year at Auburn University has been anything but boring. more

Jan 25, 2016 4:41 PM People/Places

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