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Erica Techo

Shelby County Chief Financial Officer Butch Burbage presented a six month financial review to the County Commission during its May 22 meeting. more

May 23, 2017 1:34 AM News

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Erica Techo

The market will be held in front of Chelsea City Hall from 3-6 p.m. every Thursday. more

May 18, 2017 10:39 PM Businesses

Chelsea City Council - May 16, 2017

Erica Techo

Hester, who also serves as municipal judge for Calera and Vincent, will bring experience to the city of Chelsea, said Mayor Tony Picklesimer. more

May 17, 2017 1:04 AM News


Courtesy of Shelby County Planning Commission

The changes to Dunnavant Square's commercial area reoriented the buildings, and the number of lots in the Highland Lakes master plan was reduced. more

May 16, 2017 1:56 AM News

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Erica Techo

Allison Boyd, mental health programs coordinator and legal counsel to the probate judge, spoke to the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce on May 4. more

May 4, 2017 10:17 PM Businesses

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Erica Techo

Chelsea resident Skip Brown's Bronze Star was pinned by former Shelby County Sheriff Chris Curry. more

May 3, 2017 1:42 AM News

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Erica Techo

The planning commission heard two continued cases during its May 1 meeting. more

May 2, 2017 12:56 AM News


Photo by Erica Techo.

Life of continuous learning leads author to self-publish collection. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:21 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Metro Diner.

Metro Diner will hire about 100 people for its Birmingham location, said Carly Sanders, a senior account executive who works with the restaurant. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:09 PM Businesses


Photo by Erica Techo.

La Paz, a restaurant that serves Americanized and authentic Mexican food, is opening a location in Mt Laurel. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:04 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

David Bobo has worked to give back to the Shelby County community through his positions in community organizations and on nonprofit boards throughout the county. Now, he is working to give back through the Shelby County Board of Education. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:19 PM Oak Mountain Schools


Photo by Erica Techo.

The Chelsea Community Center expects to see a crowd on weekday evenings and on Saturdays. Earlier on weekdays, however, the building is underutilized. Jane Ann Mueller hopes to help change that. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:03 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of the Hoover Public Library.

Libraries are encouraging students from Hoover and across Shelby County to "Build a Better World" through their summer reading. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:38 PM People/Places


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As school lets out for the summer and schedules hopefully slow down, local farmers markets will kick off their season with fresh produce, artisan foods and locally made items. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:20 PM People/Places


Photo by Ron Burkett.

Less than 70 million gallons — not even the amount Birmingham Water Works distributes to its 600,000 customers in a day — is what stood between Lake Purdy’s November levels and its reserve pool. more

Apr 27, 2017 2:50 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

Chelsea seeks to establish municipal court to give ordinances some teeth. more

Apr 27, 2017 2:42 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

The luncheon celebrated students and educators of the year. more

Apr 26, 2017 8:33 PM Businesses

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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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