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Photo submitted by Dawn Duffy

The Brook Highland Racquet Club’s 2.5 team recently won the USTA state championship. more


Tour an open house this weekend. more


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Ballet Women's Committee

The Poinsettia Men's Club Debutante Reception formally introduced 18 of the 32 Poinsettia debutantes of the 2018 class at a recent party. more


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Wendy Allen

Trey Allen of Oak Mountain High School earned All-American honors at the New Balance Nationals in North Carolina in June. more


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Shelby County Schools

Oak Mountain Middle School’s robotics team has added another title to their resume after winning the Technology Student Association (TSA) National VEX IQ Robotics Competition on June 24 in Atlanta. more

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When Cieasha Jones, 13, attended a May 23 10,000th robotic surgery milestone event at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, she had no idea she would have the opportunity to experience one-on-one simulated surgical training with renowned UAB surge more

Tour an open house this weekend. more


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Mark and Merrilee Coby

Michael A. Coby, son of Mark and Merrilee Coby and a senior at Oak Mountain High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36 on the June 2018 ACT exam. more

Oak Mountain Schools

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Highland Lakes Women’s Club.

A neighbor is someone who has helped another in their community in distress, trouble or adversity unselfishly and without any personal consideration whatsoever. No one better embodies that than Fran Stainback. more



Photo courtesy of Janie Dollar.

The King’s Home Shelby Auxiliary recently presented a check for $50,000 to King’s Home after their successful Tablescapes event held April 18. more


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Photo courtesy of Peggy Rawls.

The New Neighbors League Club of Birmingham recently raised $4,000 for autism research at UAB. Dr. more


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Catherine McCarthy

Anderson Moore of Briarwood Christian School and Rory McCarthy of Mountain Brook High School will be the first players from the state of Alabama to participate in the Warrior World Championship Series of Youth Lacrosse. more


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Submitted by Southwest Water Company.

As part of its continuing commitment to the communities it serves, SouthWest Water Company has announced cash scholarships for four graduating high school students in Shelby County who plan to make engineering their main course of study in college. more


Tour an open house in the 280 area this weekend. more


We hope everyone had a great Mother's Day! Pictured are some of the wonderful mothers of Birmingham. more



Photo courtesy of Marie Leech.

Our Lady of the Valley Catholic School hosted 12 area Catholic schools for the 33rd annual Diocesan Religion Scholars Bowl this March. more

Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Libby Sibley.

The mission of the TumTum Tree Foundation is to enrich the lives of children in Alabama facing life-threatening and life-altering illnesses. more


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Photo courtesy of Phillip Troha.

Each year the Knights of Columbus, which is a Catholic Fraternal Order, holds a fundraising drive to help persons with intellectual disabilities. more

Private Schools


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Beaulieu will run in the Republican Primary on June 5. more


Four law enforcement professionals assigned to the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force have completed a yearlong certification process to become certified Criminal Intelligence Analysts. more


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July 2018