The New Neighbors League Club of Birmingham, decided to show their support for the work of the Firehouse Shelter by donating $500 recently. more

Jan 17, 2018 6:31 PM People/Places

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Submitted by Shelby County Tuskegee Alumni Club.

On Dec. 17, the Shelby County Tuskegee Alumni Club met at Hampton Inn & Suites 280 East for its annual Christmas party. more

Jan 5, 2018 5:48 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Becky Landers.

The annual Shelby County City Clerks Christmas Luncheon hosted by Indian Springs Town Clerk Joan Downs was held at Indian Springs Town Hall on Dec. 14. The luncheon was sponsored by DeLoach, Barber, & Caspers, PCA. more

Jan 5, 2018 5:46 PM Businesses

Take a look at our pictures from the snow day. more

Dec 9, 2017 4:35 PM People/Places

On National Signing Day, Nov. 8, Altamont senior and 280 corridor resident Breland Morrissette inked a letter of intent to play NCAA Division I volleyball for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. more

Dec 4, 2017 5:20 PM Sports

Blake Randle was recently sworn in as a midshipman of the United States Naval Reserve at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point, New York. more

Nov 21, 2017 10:49 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Emily Cook/United Way of Central Alabama Public Relations.

United Way of Central Alabama’s Young Philanthropists Society met for an update on this year’s campaign on Monday, Sept. 18. more

Nov 21, 2017 10:46 PM People/Places

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Photo by Nik Layman, Courtesy of Hilltop Montessori.

Jack Granger held an entertaining live auction, and the school hosted a silent auction with student artwork and crafts as the primary theme. more

Nov 7, 2017 8:40 PM Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Forest Oaks Elementary School PTO.

Forest Oaks Elementary School’s PTO held its second annual Coin Drive Fundraiser from Aug. 28 to Sept. 1. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:22 PM Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Cindy Warner.

Former Oak Mountain Middle School teacher Sheryl Jones will be returning to the school to serve as the new assistant principal. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:20 PM Oak Mountain Schools

On Aug. 27 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Homewood, Troop 97 held a Court of Honor to recognize five of its members who, in the past few months, have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. more

Oct 17, 2017 4:04 PM People/Places

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Photos courtesy of Lynnette Clemmons.

The Highland Lakes Women's Club held its first meeting of the 2017-2018 fiscal year on Oct. 3, 2017 at the home of Lori Gronek. more

Oct 17, 2017 4:01 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of SWWC.

SouthWest Water Company has been named a recipient of the Plant Excellence Award for 2016 by the Alabama Water Environment Association. more

Sep 27, 2017 4:47 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Michael Allsbrook

To celebrate the release of his first album “TRUTH,” 17-year-old Oak Mountain senior Eric Latham, stage name “ErBeeko,” hosted a release party at Hoover’s Veterans Park on Aug. 18, where he performed the album live. more

Sep 27, 2017 4:44 PM Oak Mountain Schools

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Photo courtesy of Steve Cole.

The Inverness Vineyard Church honored the church’s founding pastor, Bubba Justice, as he has completed 23 years of ministry and has taken the position of National Coordinator with Vineyard USA. more

Sep 27, 2017 4:41 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Amy Bryan Baggett.

The Oak Mountain Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization is hosting its 2017 Fall Fun Fest event Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $13 for pre-paid wristbands and $15 at the door. more

Sep 26, 2017 8:12 PM Oak Mountain Schools


Photo courtesy of Shelby County Schools.

The $2,500 was the largest of five grants given by the company, which also gave $500 grants to four other schools across the nation. more

Sep 26, 2017 8:05 PM Oak Mountain Schools


Photo courtesy of Dr. Carolyn Green Satterfield.

Wesley Whetstone of Spain Park and Helen Tynes of The Altamont School were two of 90 rising high school students from across Alabama who attended the 2017 Alabama Governor’s School. more

Sep 26, 2017 8:02 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Regions Tradition.

The Regions Tradition announced that the Birdies for Charity fundraising program raised $486,000 in 2017 for local charities. The program is sponsored by SouthWest Water Company. more

Sep 12, 2017 7:11 PM People/Places

The School of Nashville Ballet accepted two young dancers from Birmingham to participate in its Summer Intensive program, where they spent part of their summer developing their ballet technique and performance skills. more

Sep 12, 2017 7:07 PM People/Places

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