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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Brian Senn grew up about 110 miles from Birmingham in Demopolis, Alabama, and his fondest memories are of times spent with his dad hunting, fishing and being outdoors. Now raising his own children, Senn is trying to instill that same passion in them. more

Sep 27, 2017 4:59 PM People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Magnolias Gift Shop is celebrating its 25th year in business, and part of that celebration will be opening a third location in Chelsea this month. more

Jul 27, 2017 8:30 PM Businesses


Photos by Leah Ingram Eagle.

The restaurants around the Bazaar 280 Shopping Center aren’t the only things giving off a fragrant smell. more

Jun 27, 2017 5:36 PM Businesses

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Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

Favorite Laundry, a Mt Laurel children’s clothing boutique, closed its storefront location May 15. more

Jun 27, 2017 5:33 PM Businesses

The MindSide working with athletes from big leagues to high school. more

Jun 27, 2017 5:28 PM Businesses

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Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

After starting in his new position in January as rector of St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church in Chelsea, Father Eric Mancil wanted to have a way to reach out to the community and let people know that both he and St. Catherine’s were in the area. more

Jun 27, 2017 5:21 PM People/Places


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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

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