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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Racers came decked-out in patriotic clothing to celebrate the Fourth of July. more


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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Jody Bicking and coworker Kevin McKenzie have noticed a gap in leadership books. more


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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Chelsea’s Flynn Gerald inducted into Alabama Boxing Hall of Fame. more



Photo courtesy of Alabama Power.

On Saturday, June 23, runners will take to Veterans Park to race in The Power Run, presented by Alabama Power Service Organization. more


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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The master plan for Buckhorn Valley Estates features an 18-lot subdivsion over approximately 77 acres. more


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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Foods included varieties of pasta, artisanal cheeses, pizza, gelato and shaved ice from local establishments. more



Photo courtesy of Trey Garman.

This month, runners and racers looking for a trail challenge will be able to participate in two XTERRA events at Oak Mountain State Park — all in one weekend. more


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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Members of the commission also approved a road utility easement vacation located at Dunnavant Square. more


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Photo by Erica Techo

In an ever-growing world, education is at the forefront of success. Students know this, which is why a majority of them attend college after graduating high school. But unfortunately, not everyone can afford to go to college. more

Hoover Schools


Photo courtesy of the Folds of Honor Foundation.

This March, the Folds of Honor Foundation will be hosting its second annual Patriot Dinner and Shootout of Alabama at the Greystone Country Club. more


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Photo courtesy of Alabama Wildlife Center.

Everyone wants something special to do with their loved ones on Valentine’s Day, but how often do couples spend the holiday with chocolate and raptors? more


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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

In a world full of Pinterest tutorials and Nifty videos, people want to be able to DIY projects. more



Photo courtesy of William C. Moore Jr.

Distinguished Young Women of Jefferson and Shelby counties are now accepting applications for its scholarship program which makes $1.5 billion in scholarships available for college, said Miranda Wesley, board member for the Jefferson County DYW. more


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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


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Lexi Coon.

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

, Sports


Photo courtesy of the Lollar Group.

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



Photo by staff.

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



Photos by Lexi Coon.

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



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



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


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