Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The cover of “Trapped in the Crossfire” features a Christmas rose in the center of a map of 19th century Alabama. more

Nov 22, 2017 9:10 PM People/Places


Photos courtesy of Daniel Autry.

Chelsea grad Daniel Autry discovers connection with others, himself during Appalachian Trail hike. more

Nov 22, 2017 9:03 PM People/Places


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Christmas might be a time when many people emphasize “holiday cheer,” but for some, it is not that easy to summon the Christmas spirit. more

Nov 22, 2017 9:00 PM People/Places


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Narrows resident authors children’s books filled with encouraging messages. more

Nov 22, 2017 8:51 PM People/Places


Photo by Lexi Coon.

Some say music has the power to bring people together, and for hundreds of people this October, it did just that. more

Nov 22, 2017 6:31 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Mike McGarty.

The Oak Mountain Challenger League is opening registration this month for its spring season. more

Nov 22, 2017 6:21 PM People/Places


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Santa Claus is making a stop over in Chelsea this year, and not just on Christmas Eve. more

Nov 22, 2017 6:05 PM People/Places


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

For anyone looking to celebrate Christmas with the city of Chelsea, there will be several options Saturday, Dec. 16. more

Nov 22, 2017 5:59 PM People/Places

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Map courtesy of ALDOT.

A sometimes unpopular and difficult to navigate intersection will start to look a little different. more

Nov 22, 2017 5:43 PM News

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Erica Techo

The Chelsea City Council had a short agenda ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. more

Nov 22, 2017 1:52 AM News


Photo by Erica Techo.

The first purchase Pastor James Daniels made for Chelsea Presbyterian Church was a barbecue smoker. more

Nov 21, 2017 10:53 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of John Michael Simpson.

Holiday closings can change year to year, as holidays shift between falling on weekends and falling mid week. more

Nov 21, 2017 10:39 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

King's Home president Lew Burdette shared his story of a personal struggle to survive, and how it has fueled his faith. more

Nov 21, 2017 8:57 PM Businesses

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Erica Techo

Members of the Friends of Dunnavant Valley Greenway will discuss the next steps with private land owners around the proposed next phase of the trail. more

Nov 13, 2017 7:57 PM News

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Erica Techo

Chief Deputy Chris George closed out the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce's 2017 luncheons with a message of faith and priorities. more

Nov 9, 2017 11:36 PM Businesses

Eagle Point Golf Club

Frank Couch

A variance for a recorded front yard setback was also on the agenda. more

Nov 7, 2017 2:18 AM News


Photo by Erica Techo.

When Amanda Manzanilla and her husband started fostering children in 2009, her life — and her perspective — quickly changed. more

Oct 30, 2017 4:29 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

One key to a strong community, if you ask Mark Glausier, is the chance for involvement. And to Glausier, the Chelsea Community Center sports director, sports are a great way to drum up involvement. more

Oct 30, 2017 4:26 PM People/Places


Photo by Shay Allen.

To get active before chowing down on Thanksgiving Day, or just to give back to show your thanks, here are a few ways to get outside and help out a good cause this month: more

Oct 30, 2017 3:07 PM , People/Places


Photo courtesy of John Michael Simpson.

Shelby County offices and Hoover city offices will close for both the Veterans Day and Thanksgiving holidays in 2017, whilesome public buildings will have different holiday hours. more

Oct 30, 2017 2:50 PM , News

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