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The event features 10K and 10-mile chip-timed races, both beginning at 9 a.m. more

Dec 27, 2017 11:09 PM People/Places


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Participants will jump into cold lake water to support Special Olympics Alabama, which provides training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. more

Dec 27, 2017 11:07 PM People/Places


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In 2018, the city of Chelsea will continue to aggressively recruit more retail establishments. more

Dec 27, 2017 10:01 PM Businesses


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The court will host another five-day crisis response training for first responders, probably this summer, according to Allison Boyd, Mental Health Services programs coordinator. more

Dec 27, 2017 9:51 PM People/Places


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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


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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 1 Comments

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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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