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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

Feb 19, 2018 8:46 PM People/Places

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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

Jan 22, 2018 6:56 PM People/Places

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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

Dec 28, 2017 3:38 PM People/Places

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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

Dec 28, 2017 3:10 PM People/Places

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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

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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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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

Aug 23, 2017 3:29 PM People/Places

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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

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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

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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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Staff photo.

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

Jun 27, 2017 5:12 PM People/Places

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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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Staff photo.

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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Staff photo.

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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Photo by Shay Allen.

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

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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

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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

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