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Erica Techo

The senior walk is an annual tradition, where students travel the halls of their former elementary schools in their caps and gowns. more

Oak Mountain Schools

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Erica Techo

The city also heard from several candidates seeking office in Shelby County. more

News

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As the grand prize winner in Full Moon's teacher appreciation week, third grade teacher Janice Lacey received gift cards to Full Moon BBQ and a school supply store and an iPad. more

Oak Mountain Schools

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Erica Techo

The commission also discussed road work and awarded a few bids. more

News

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Photo courtesy of Amber Brittain of MortgageBanc

Abigail Brock, a second grade teacher from Forest Oaks Elementary, was honored Monday, May 7. more

Chelsea Schools

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Sarah Finnegan

Oak Mountain, Spain Park and Chelsea High School were all included in this year's list of best Alabama high schools. more

Schools

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Erica Techo

Chelsea High School's entrepreneurship classes presented product and business ideas in the style of the reality television show "Shark Tank." more

Chelsea Schools

Ben Fuller discussed Compact 2020's community efforts during the May South Shelby Chamber luncheon. more

Businesses

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Erica Techo

The council also heard details on this year’s Community Cleanup Day, which will take place on Saturday, May 5. more

News

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Photo courtesy of the Shelby County Sheriffs Office.

The wreck occurred Monday around 1:15 p.m. and shut down all three southbound lanes on U.S. 280 for at least an hour. more

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All three eastbound lanes have been closed and will remain closed for at least an hour. more

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Photos by Jon Anderson.

Oak Mountain teachers hike Talladega forest to benefit organization. more

People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Narrows resident Chris Cruz is hoping to start a movement. She’s encouraging people, mainly women, to give time back to themselves. more

People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

For the first time in its 73-year history, the U.S. Women’s Open will make an appearance in Alabama. The tournament will be at Shoal Creek Golf and Country Club, starting May 29 and continuing through Sunday, June 3. more

People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Tony Nivens asked Chelsea Mayor Tony Picklesimer for a meeting toward the start of Picklesimer’s administration. more

People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

In an effort to fight off the “summer slump,” libraries in Shelby County are working to create programming and events that encourage kids to read as much as they can in between school years. more

Schools

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Photo courtesy of Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Alabama Chapter.

The annual Great Strides Walk will return to Veterans Park this month, on May 12. more

People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

A new watersports tournament is coming to Oak Mountain State Park this month. more

People/Places

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Photo by Erica Techo.

The sewer system in Chelsea is at a crossroads. more

People/Places

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Photo by Erica Techo.

A new location for orthopedic care is open in Chelsea. more

Businesses

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May 2018