Ridge 2 Ridge

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There are two races at Oak Mountain this month as part of the Southeastern Trail Series. The first is the Ridge 2 Ridge Trail Race on Sept. 5. more

Aug 28, 2015 7:01 PM , People/Places

Miss Shelby County

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Kyra Callens, 16, was selected from fellow applicants from Shelby, Chilton, Jefferson, Talladega, Bibb, Coosa and St. Clair counties between 12 and 17 years old. more

Aug 28, 2015 2:05 PM People/Places

Cognitive issues, short term memory loss, depression, headaches and more are just some of the issues Kevin Drake deals with on a daily basis, even though he doesn’t like admitting it. more

Jul 29, 2015 9:49 PM People/Places

Brook Highland resident Jack Hood and his family recently attended the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta in honor of their ancestor. more

Jul 29, 2015 9:47 PM People/Places

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Superintendents Dr. Wayne Vickers of Alabaster City Schools, Dr. Scott Coefield of Pelham City Schools and Randy Fuller of Shelby County Schools focused on the importance of implementing new technology in the classrooms as well college preparation. more

Jul 29, 2015 9:11 PM News

​Krista Young never intended to run a yoga studio, but when the studio she worked at closed its doors, she didn’t wanted her teaching to end. Young's studio, The Lemon Tree Yoga Studio, held its first regular classes on July 25. more

Jul 28, 2015 4:29 PM Businesses


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Campaign Chair Nancy Collat Goedecke explained United Way’s new campaign and its impact on the county at the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce’s Luncheon on June 24. more

Jun 24, 2015 9:06 PM News

Cam Ward

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The Business Council of Alabama (BCA) presented Sen. Cam Ward, R-Alabaster, with the first Business Champion Award at the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce’s Community Luncheon on Wednesday, June 24. more

Jun 24, 2015 7:40 PM News

After several years in business, Jackson has recently her first first location, JaWanda’s Sweet Potato Pies, in the Inverness Corners shopping center. more

Jun 17, 2015 7:02 PM People/Places

Sasha Baker

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Forest Oaks Elementary will have a new principal starting this month. more

Jun 17, 2015 4:25 PM People/Places

University of Montevallo President John Stewart

Madison Miller

The South Shelby Chamber of Commerce awarded student scholarships at its luncheon on June 4. Students from three Shelby County high schools were chosen to receive $1,000 scholarships after completing an application process with the chamber. more

Jun 4, 2015 9:50 PM News

Elements Float Spa

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Elements Float Spa, a spa focusing on Flotation REST (reduced environmental stimuli therapy), will open in early to mid June at 4851 Cahaba River Road. more

Jun 1, 2015 9:59 PM Businesses

Community members, health care experts and local pastors recently met at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church to hear from a panel discussing the topic of the church’s role in providing healthcare. more

May 27, 2015 4:43 PM News

Chelsea High School recently renamed its library after beloved teacher Col. John Ritchie. His memory lives on in his son, Frank Ritchie, who still teaches at the school. more

May 21, 2015 2:41 PM People/Places

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The Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce presented its 2015 Small Business Awards at its luncheon on May 20. more

May 20, 2015 8:45 PM News

This Saturday, May 2, Derby for Dystrophy will help to raise funds and awareness for many kinds of muscular dystrophy as guests watch the annual Kentucky Derby at Dixie Fish Company on U.S. 280. more

May 1, 2015 5:33 AM People/Places


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On Saturday, April 18, PurpleStride Birmingham at Veterans Park raised awareness and support for the fight against pancreatic cancer. more

Apr 20, 2015 9:12 PM People/Places


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Superintendent Randy Fuller spoke on the success of Shelby County Schools at its annual State of the System luncheon on April 15. more

Apr 15, 2015 9:22 PM News

Thursday March 26 at 5 p.m., was the deadline for candidates to apply for the opening on the Hoover Board of Education. more

Mar 26, 2015 8:21 PM , , News

See which causes readers voted the top two for 2015. more

Mar 26, 2015 4:52 PM People/Places