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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 1 Comments


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


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

What Christy Mock started four years ago as a way to bring affordable clothing to her family and friends has grown into a thriving business with a new location in Chelsea. more

Oct 25, 2016 5:21 PM Businesses


Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

For the first six months after giving birth to twin girls, Jordan Gilliam was a stay-at-home mom. more

Oct 25, 2016 4:31 PM Businesses


Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

4 BMX riders take Oak Mountain State Park training to Grand Nationals race in Oklahoma. more

Oct 25, 2016 4:21 PM People/Places


Image courtesy of OMPC.

“All in for the Children” will take place Saturday, Sept. 17, at OMPC from 9 a.m-2 p.m. and is sponsored by The Porch Light Ministry at OMPC. more

Sep 8, 2016 2:06 PM People/Places

Friends create blog to share journey with cerebral palsy more

Aug 30, 2016 3:52 PM People/Places 1 Comments

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Photo by Frank Couch.

Brook Highland Plaza is seeing changes, with new tenants arriving, old tenants leaving and others getting makeovers. more

Aug 30, 2016 3:35 PM People/Places

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Photo by Patty Bradley.

Now that school is back in session, one thing on the mind of many parents is what to pack in their child’s lunch. From buying the food to making a menu to packing it up five days a week, it can be one more thing on the to-do list. more

Aug 30, 2016 2:14 PM Schools

Although the events of Sept. 11, 2001, were 15 years ago, Chelsea Mayor Earl Niven perhaps remembers them more vividly than most Southerners. more

Aug 29, 2016 4:44 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Ann Langley.

Five years after her death, Laura Langley continues to save lives. more

Jul 26, 2016 7:57 PM People/Places

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