Photo submitted by Kelly Jacobs.

When Henry Jacobs applied to be a Sports Illustrated Kids reporter in March, he did so for fun and to see if he would actually get chosen. more

May 24, 2017 5:37 PM Oak Mountain Schools


Photo by Ron Burkett.

The North Shelby Library will host a Summer Lovin’ Romance Conference June 23-24. Designed as a mini-conference for readers and aspiring writers in the romance genre, this will be the second such event at the library. more

May 24, 2017 4:26 PM People/Places


Photos courtesy of Danny Turner/Pyro Shows of Alabama.

For Chelsea City Fest 2017, the Big Kaboom is July 1 in the large grassy area behind the Dairy Queen on County 47. more

May 24, 2017 4:18 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Kelly Cole.

When Chelsea resident Krista Brackin launched her “Everything for Kids Birmingham” website in August 2015, it was set up as a local resource for parents in the Birmingham area. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:08 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

The two red-roofed buildings at the Colonnade, also known as Colonnade North and Colonnade South, soon will be home to a new tenant. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:06 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Molly Parkhurst.

PreSchool Partners will host its sixth Annual Food Truck Round Up & Art Show at The Summit May 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:42 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Casey Morris.

City responds to social media posts with service project. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:17 PM People/Places


Photos courtesy of Urban Avenues.

Mt Laurel resident creates opportunities with nonprofits for local entrepreneurs. more

Mar 28, 2017 7:25 PM People/Places


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The Chelsea Public Library will be hosting a home-school workshop on April 8 at Chelsea City Hall. more

Mar 27, 2017 10:23 PM People/Places

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

After almost five years of success at its Homewood location, Little Donkey is opening a second restaurant in Birmingham, this one on the U.S. 280 corridor. more

Feb 24, 2017 8:04 PM Businesses


Photo courtesy of Eric St. John.

Two local high schools competed and placed in the 76th Walter Trumbauer Secondary Theatre Festival at UNA. It featured more than 100 schools across the state and more than 2,000 students competing in one-act plays. more

Feb 24, 2017 5:48 PM Chelsea Schools

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Photo by Erica Techo.

Tyler Nash described this as an extremely humbling experience, especially after putting up an image of success for the past several years. more

Jan 27, 2017 5:09 PM Businesses

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Photos courtesy of Shelby County Schools.

Since she wasn’t always strong in math, Jackson said she believes it gives her an advantage as a teacher because she knows her students feel frustrated and defeated. more

Jan 27, 2017 4:26 PM Oak Mountain Schools


Photo by Erica Techo.

The group looked at trends around the Southeast and the nation of what counties were doing right and wrong, then developed a recommendation focused on balancing job growth in the commercial, retail and industrial sectors in Shelby County. more

Jan 27, 2017 3:45 PM Businesses


Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Members of the Leadership Shelby Class of 2017 will work in four groups on projects to help the Shelby County community. more

Dec 28, 2016 8:18 PM People/Places

For those looking to start off with a fit new year, here are some tips from several local business owners who spend their days meal planning, giving healthy advice and running a catering business. more

Dec 28, 2016 8:04 PM Businesses


Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

The new location will share space with Chelsea Apothecary just behind Chelsea Lane, and it will be visible from the heavily traveled road. more

Dec 27, 2016 8:38 PM Businesses


Photos courtesy of Cowfish Burger and Sushi Bar.

The nation’s original “sushi burger bar” will open its fifth location at the Summit in the summer of 2017. more

Nov 21, 2016 10:54 PM Businesses


Photo courtesy of Lisa Lester.

Many people enjoy spending time decorating their homes for the Christmas season. more

Nov 21, 2016 10:46 PM People/Places


Staff photo.

Individuals will gather this month to honor veterans on National Wreaths Across America Day. more

Nov 21, 2016 10:00 PM People/Places

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