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Photo by Erica Techo.

A group of rising sixth graders took a week out of their summer to participate in Camp Journey, a new summer camp that teaches students about law enforcement. more

Jul 27, 2017 7:17 PM Schools

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Image courtesy of Romeo Durscher via NASA.

The eclipse, which will take place Aug. 21, will be fully visible along a band that traverses North America. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:12 PM People/Places

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Photo by Erica Techo

The Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce’s August luncheon is set to honor health care professionals. more

Jul 27, 2017 5:56 PM Businesses

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Renderings courtesy of city of Chelsea.

Shelby County’s fastest growing city starting annexation conversations with property owners. more

Jul 27, 2017 5:54 PM News

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Photo by Erica Techo.

When Shelby County resident Rob Thornton went in front of the Shelby County Commission in April, he was hoping for a solution that he and several other residents face: unfinished neighborhood roads. more

Jul 27, 2017 5:43 PM News

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Oak Mountain fathers organize to get involved with schools, instill values in their children. more

Jul 27, 2017 5:39 PM People/Places

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Photos by Erica Techo.

Chelsea student brings rock-painting craze to town with wild success. more

Jul 26, 2017 9:07 PM People/Places

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Photo by Erica Techo.

This August, St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church in Chelsea will host “An evening with Sean Dietrich.” more

Jul 26, 2017 9:02 PM People/Places

The 6-acre property on Old Highway 280 was rezoned from residential to commercial. more

Jul 7, 2017 1:17 AM News

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Erica Techo

The event included food trucks, a kid's area, live music and fireworks. more

Jul 2, 2017 7:36 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

The tournament will take place in May and June of 2018 and is open to professional and amateur golfers. more

Jun 28, 2017 8:18 PM Businesses

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Erica Techo

Owner Mike Craft said he hopes to have the new building up and running by September or October. more

Jun 27, 2017 10:36 PM Businesses

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Staff photo.

The 9- or 18-mile race — the fifth race in the Southeastern Trail Runs series — takes runners around the park in the July heat, while adding in extra challenges through the course. more

Jun 27, 2017 4:59 PM People/Places

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Photos courtesy of Neverthirst.

Local nonprofit aims to help end world water crisis more

Jun 27, 2017 4:40 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Pam Oliver.

The Miss Shelby County Scholarship Pageant is once again returning to Shelby County High School in Columbiana. The pageant will take place Saturday, July 21, at 7 p.m. The deadline to enter is July 15. more

Jun 27, 2017 4:34 PM People/Places

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Photo by Erica Techo.

Held every year, the serve day is an opportunity to clean up in and around the school, from laying pinestraw and cleaning windows to collecting sticks and fixing the pond in the school’s patio area. more

Jun 27, 2017 3:28 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

The county commission discussed a director position for 58 Inc. as well as a potential merger of Shelby Iron Works and the Shelby County Historical Society. more

Jun 27, 2017 1:32 AM News

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Staff photo.

Runners will once again have the chance to sprint through Oak Mountain State Park prior to enjoying some fireworks this July 4. more

Jun 26, 2017 9:41 PM People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Compact 2020 shifts focus of interventions with teens. more

Jun 26, 2017 8:57 PM People/Places

The Drug Enforcement Task Force is partnering with the Alabaster Police Department, Pelham Police Department, Shelby County Sheriff's Office and Compact 2020 for the town hall. more

Jun 26, 2017 7:40 PM News

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