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Photos courtesy of Amy Grimes.

Inverness artist/author combines paintings, stories in unique way. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:16 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Supra Boats.

Some of the top professional wakeboarders and wakesurfers will compete at Oak Mountain State Park on the first stop on the 2017 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:40 PM People/Places

Bradley Johnson

Courtesy Shari Johnson

Fifteen teams will compete in the event, which honors the memory of a talented Spain Park High School golfer killed in a 2006 car accident. more

Mar 10, 2017 3:28 PM News


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To say that St. Patrick’s Day is popular in America is an understatement. more

Feb 24, 2017 8:13 PM People/Places

With 11 classrooms, the Greystone location is the largest of the Mason Music facilities, and it has at least one distinctive feature, according to Patton. more

Jan 27, 2017 5:12 PM Businesses


Photo by Erica Techo.

The program is called Everyday GREAT, which stands for grit, respect, empathy, adventure and teamwork. more

Dec 28, 2016 7:41 PM Schools


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A Christmas tradition will continue this year as Santa Claus hitches rides with Chelsea Fire and Rescue and the Cahaba Valley Fire and Emergency Medical District on Saturday, Dec. 17. more

Nov 21, 2016 10:11 PM People/Places


Photo by Bill LaRiviere, courtesy of Central AL WALK.

The Hope Run 5K and Central Alabama Hydrocephalus Association Walk are set to take place this weekend. more

Oct 25, 2016 5:29 PM People/Places


Photos by Erica Techo.

Many Americans have given up the traditional cook-at-home Thanksgiving feast in recent years. more

Oct 25, 2016 5:15 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Chelsea Band Boosters.

The members of the Marching Hornet Pride Band at Chelsea High School love to play music and represent their community, but the privilege doesn’t come cheap. more

Sep 29, 2016 3:00 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Forget Me Not Photography.

The Shelby Humane Society in Columbiana takes in more than 5,000 unwanted pets each year — many of them lost, neglected or abused — but it takes a lot of money to care for these animals. more

Sep 29, 2016 2:58 PM People/Places


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Read about events at churches in the U.S. 280 corridor. more

Sep 29, 2016 2:56 PM People/Places

The annual FARE Walk for Food Allergy will be at Veterans Park in Hoover Oct. 23 with check-in and other activities beginning at 1:30 p.m. more

Sep 29, 2016 2:45 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Wrapsody.

The Wrapsody retail shops in Hoover and Auburn will, for the eighth consecutive year, host a special fundraiser to help kickoff Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. more

Sep 29, 2016 2:41 PM Businesses


Photo courtesy of Tara Walker.

Admission at the door is $15 per child, with adults admitted free with a child. more

Sep 8, 2016 2:02 PM Schools


Photo courtesy of David Tosch.

Stage 1 of the three-day race is 17 miles and will be at Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve Sept. 23, and the 18-mile Stage 2 will be at Red Mountain Park Sept. 24. more

Sep 8, 2016 1:57 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Lifeline Children’s Services of Hoover.

Lifeline Children’s Services of Hoover will raise money to support “(un)adopted,” its international orphan-care ministry, when it hosts the fifth annual “R(un) For One 5K” and the 1 mile “Kids Fun R(un)” at Veterans Park Aug. 20. more

Jul 26, 2016 8:14 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation.

The mission of the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation is to promote awareness about the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer and raise money for research. more

Jul 26, 2016 8:11 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Sozo Children.

The Greek word “sozo” means to save, nurture or rescue, both physically and spiritually, and that’s what Sozo Children, a Birmingham faith-based nonprofit, is working to do for orphaned children in Uganda. more

Jul 26, 2016 8:09 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Jessica Giles/Jadore Photographie.

The challenging Mayhem on the Mountain fitness competition will be back at Oak Mountain State Park Aug. 6-7. more

Jul 26, 2016 8:03 PM People/Places

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