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Lexi Coon

High school states were held on Dec. 1-2 at Auburn University, where swimmers and divers from Briarwood Christian School, Spain Park High School, Oak Mountain High School, Westminster at Oak Mountain and Chelsea High School competed. more

Dec 6, 2017 4:38 PM Sports

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Lexi Coon.

Local high school basketball and swimming and diving teams were in action over the last week more

Dec 4, 2017 6:11 PM , Sports


Photo courtesy of the Lollar Group.

The event has also moved to earlier in the year, from Nov. 15-18. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:13 PM People/Places


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The Taste of Shelby County, which started as a way to support the Shelby County Schools Education Foundation and to show off Shelby County’s cuisine, has planned its 10th annual event. more

Aug 23, 2017 3:29 PM People/Places


Photos by Lexi Coon.

Rowers hit their stride, help others find theirs with new Birmingham Area Youth Rowing program. more

Jul 27, 2017 7:39 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

The organization also started an annual event, R(un) for One 5K, to help raise awareness for this same cause. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:39 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Theresa Manry.

On Aug. 5, runners will be taking to the streets of Mt Laurel for the 14th annual Shake and Bake run. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:25 PM People/Places


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New developments like single-family housing replacing closed golf courses. more

Jun 27, 2017 5:12 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Sandy Smith.

June 21 is the longest day of the year. It’s also the day clubs across the country, including the Birmingham Duplicate Bridge Club (BDBC), at 144 Business Center Drive, will celebrate and raise awareness for Alzheimer’s by playing bridge. more

May 24, 2017 4:09 PM People/Places

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The resolution will allow for the construction and replacement of the bridge crossing Fourmile Creek on County Road 441. more

May 8, 2017 4:19 PM News


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On May 6, the seventh annual Run for Kids will return to Oak Mountain State Park with three different races: a 12-Hour Challenge Trail Race, a 50K Trail Race and a 10K Challenge. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:46 PM People/Places


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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation first started Great Strides as a way to create community awareness and to raise funds to find a cure for the disorder, and nearly 30 years later, the Birmingham Great Strides has grown to see 400 participants each year. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:44 PM People/Places


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The XTERRA series returns to Oak Mountain State Park this May for triathletes and runners alike who would like a local challenge. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:31 PM People/Places

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Lexi Coon

The summit focused on the dangers and consequences of impaired driving. more

Apr 4, 2017 8:56 PM Schools


Photo by Lexi Coon.

The Easts, which opened in late March, is an authentic Vietnamese restaurant with many influences, including that of Le’s home country, Vietnam, Le said. more

Mar 28, 2017 7:13 PM Businesses


Photo courtesy of Becky Wynne.

From family-friendly fun runs to a race through Oak Mountain State Park, here are a few options to get active or get involved this month. more

Mar 28, 2017 4:38 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Mt Laurel.

Celebrating its 16th year, Town of Mt Laurel marketing and community relations manager Julianna Vance said the festival has grown each year and estimated more than 6,000 in attendance last year. more

Mar 27, 2017 10:19 PM People/Places

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

During 2016, the Chelsea COP spent over 8,000 hours volunteering to keep the community safe. more

Mar 3, 2017 7:44 PM People/Places


Photos courtesy of Cowfish Burger and Sushi Bar.

After opening in 1997 and being home to more than 100 stores, The Summit is welcoming five additional tenants in 2017. more

Feb 24, 2017 8:15 PM Businesses

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The amended plan addressed three aspects of the neighborhood: a reconfiguration of the roads and addition of new common areas; a reconfiguration of certain lots and the reduction of the number of lots; and an absorption of unusable common areas. more

Jan 18, 2017 3:13 AM News

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