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Erica Techo

Suggested changes included swapping old bulbs for LED lights, looking into alternative fuel sources and recycling. more

Mar 29, 2017 10:27 PM Businesses


Photos by Kyle Parmley.

Chelsea High School is growing, and not just in student population numbers. In early March, construction started on an addition to the school that will house 21 classrooms and one science lab. more

Mar 28, 2017 7:39 PM Chelsea Schools


Photo courtesy of Stephany Henson.

When Lavinia Whatley saw something silver floating in her pond, she felt a pull to pick it out of the water. more

Mar 28, 2017 7:22 PM People/Places


Photos by Erica Techo.

Mt Laurel has long had a community garden where residents could stop by to pick fresh ingredients for that night’s meal. In November, however, that garden’s purpose expanded. more

Mar 28, 2017 5:01 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Tony Nivens.

Resident spurred to start Chelsea Historical Society after store’s demolition. more

Mar 28, 2017 4:58 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

The Shelby County Commission voted on several bids during its March 27 meeting. more

Mar 28, 2017 2:17 AM News


Photo courtesy of Easter Seals of Birmingham.

Easter Seals of the Birmingham area aims to improve the lifestyle of children and adults with special needs. It receives the majority of its funding from grants, United Way of Central Alabama, donations and fundraisers. more

Mar 27, 2017 10:21 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

Former first lady Patsy Adams Riley is set to speak at this year’s Tablescapes luncheon. more

Mar 27, 2017 10:17 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of the Alabama Symphony Volunteers Council.

Designers from the Greater Birmingham area are once again putting their heads together for the Decorators’ ShowHouse, hosted by the Alabama Symphony Volunteers Council. more

Mar 27, 2017 10:14 PM People/Places


Photos by Erica Techo.

What started as a friendly chili cookoff between neighboring businesses has now grown into a citywide event. more

Mar 27, 2017 10:10 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

The council introduced, but did not vote, on an ordinance to establish a municipal court. The ordinance will also be on the agenda at the council's April 4 meeting. more

Mar 22, 2017 2:18 AM News


Erica Techo

The BackPack Buddies program provides students in need with food for the weekend and school breaks. more

Mar 20, 2017 8:40 PM News

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Erica Techo

The finance committee formerly met to discuss the agenda item. more

Mar 13, 2017 9:50 PM News

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Erica Techo

The action is in relation to a budget amendment passed in September. more

Mar 9, 2017 11:26 PM News

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Courtesy of City of Chelsea.

The city is set to purchase the old Renasant Bank building on U.S. 280 for $895,000. It will then be renovated to house the city's library. more

Mar 8, 2017 2:55 AM News 1 Comments

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Courtesy of Shelby County Development Services

A recap of the March 6 Shelby County Planning Commission meeting. more

Mar 7, 2017 1:46 AM News

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Erica Techo

County Manage Alex Dudchock addressed the South Shelby Chamber during its March 2 luncheon. more

Mar 2, 2017 11:35 PM Businesses

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Erica Techo

Most revenues were over 2016 numbers, with the exceptions of rental tax, interest earned and probate fees. more

Feb 28, 2017 3:53 AM News

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Erica Techo

The Shelby County Commission recognized Thompson High School engineering teacher Brian Copes and approved an ADECA grant application for the county coroner. more

Feb 28, 2017 3:09 AM News


Photo by Erica Techo.

Visitors to Oak Mountain State Park will have a few more amenities to look forward to as the weather warms up. more

Feb 27, 2017 4:29 PM News

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