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


Photo courtesy of Donna Beaulieu

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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Submitted by Beth Chapman

Kramer works with the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) to assist him with his court cases. more


Shelby County attorney Nicole Saia has announced her candidacy for Shelby County Circuit Court Judge. more



Photo courtesy of the Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama.

Katie Griffith, a senior at Westminster School at Oak Mountain, recently earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor a Girl Scout can receive. more

Private Schools

Courtney Kalnoske officially announced her candidacy for the Shelby County School Board, Place 1, in February. more


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Courtesy of Stella Tipton

The Republican Primary will be held on June 5. more


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Courtesy of Cars 4 Classrooms

During the fundraisers, community members were able to test drive cars. With each test drive, $10 was donated to the school. more

Hoover Schools

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Photo courtesy of Ashley Crumpton.

On Feb. 6, COMPACT 2020 was one of 160 community coalitions honored by the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s National Leadership Forum. more


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Photo courtesy of Cindy Warner.

Smith was one of six students from grades 8-12 across to be named a finalist in the competition. more

Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo courtesy of Peggy Rawls.

An old firehouse in North Birmingham became the new home for many homeless men in the Birmingham area, named Firehouse Shelter. more



Photo courtesy of King’s Home.

King’s Home has launched a new donation initiative for the Birmingham area. more



Photo courtesy of Katy Thompson.

Visual Arts students at Chelsea Middle School worked to give back. more

Chelsea Schools


Photo courtesy of Cade May.

Several Oak Mountain Middle School students had success this past December at the SMS Robotics Competition in Opelika. more

Oak Mountain Schools


Photo courtesy of Michele Wilensky/Hilltop Montessori.

Arnav Kumar, a second-grade student, won the entire bee. more

Private Schools

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May 2018