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The Chabad of Alabama organization will offer two festive events during Hanukkah. more

Nov 22, 2017 6:18 PM People/Places


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The annual Meadow Brook Runs 5K and Fun Run, which raises money for the nonprofit Jesus Video Project of Alabama, will take place in the Meadow Brook Corporate Park on Saturday, Dec. 16. more

Nov 22, 2017 6:03 PM People/Places


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Alabama Wildlife Center will host its 16th annual holiday craft and bake sale fundraiser at Veterans Park in Hoover on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. more

Nov 22, 2017 5:49 PM People/Places


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Both Shelby County and the City of Hoover will offer residents an easy way to recycle their Christmas trees into useful materials for public projects. more

Nov 22, 2017 5:47 PM People/Places

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Churches along the 280 corridor have opportunities to give back as individuals give thanks this November. more

Nov 15, 2017 7:23 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of King’s Home Shelby Auxiliary.

King’s Home, a faith-based non-profit in Chelsea, provides women and children with a safe refuge from abuse, neglect and homelessness. more

Sep 26, 2017 8:40 PM People/Places

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New York attorney Joe Garmon grew up in Chelsea, but he seemingly was destined to live in a big city. more

Sep 26, 2017 7:47 PM People/Places

The Buster Britton Memorial Triathlon — one of the oldest triathlons in the state, organizers say — is scheduled to return to Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham June 10 at 7 a.m. more

May 24, 2017 4:20 PM People/Places

You can help us find interesting people from the 280 Living coverage area who are now living and working in the world's greatest city -- New York. more

May 14, 2017 11:58 PM People/Places

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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

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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


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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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