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Erica Techo

The training event included a live burn of a home located on Chesser Drive. The home was donated by the owners. more

Apr 25, 2017 5:01 PM News

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Erica Techo

Other items on the agenda included ALDOT contracts, updates to the county's emergency operations plan and other items. more

Apr 25, 2017 3:28 AM News

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Erica Techo

The resolution, which was unanimously approved by all present council members, came about after an error was found in the city’s zoning code. more

Apr 21, 2017 2:09 AM News

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Erica Techo

The luncheon featured a spotlight on students, schools and the system as a whole. more

Apr 21, 2017 2:07 AM Schools

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Erica Techo

The annual event serves as a way to raise money for King's Home Shelby Auxiliary, formerly called Hannah Home. more

Apr 21, 2017 2:00 AM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Tony Nivens

The event will be held April 23 at the Chelsea Community Center from 3-4:30 p.m. more

Apr 20, 2017 2:52 PM News


Sarah Finnegan

The conversation included questions spanning from health care and tax returns to the EPA and the Miner Protection Act, and expressed opinions both in support and against Palmer or his actions. more

Apr 19, 2017 3:19 AM News

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Erica Techo

During the presentation, two parents shared the story of how their daughter died in a drunk driving accident and encouraged students to have a safe prom. more

Apr 19, 2017 1:58 AM Hoover Schools

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Erica Techo

Mayor Tony Picklesimer gave updates on public safety, upcoming projects and new events. more

Apr 12, 2017 4:51 PM News

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Erica Techo

The commission also heard from the Shelby Humane Society's new executive director. more

Apr 10, 2017 9:38 PM News

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Erica Techo

The festival included booths from local shops and restaurants, food trucks and a kids area. more

Apr 9, 2017 8:49 PM People/Places

Congressman Gary Palmer

Deloye Burrell/Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce

This town hall will be held at the Chelsea Community Center on April 18, starting at 6 p.m. more

Apr 5, 2017 5:10 PM News

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Erica Techo

The council previously introduced an ordinance to establish a municipal court during its March 21 meeting. more

Apr 5, 2017 1:39 AM News


Courtesy of NWS

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

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Erica Techo

The planning commission voted to continue two cases over to its May 1 meeting, and approved a third request. more

Apr 4, 2017 2:14 AM News


Courtesy of the City of Chelsea

Both projects are expected to be completed by June 1. more

Mar 30, 2017 9:16 PM News

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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

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