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

Shelby County Commissioner Lindsey Allison has been presented with the Tenure in Office Award by the Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA) for her 24 years of service to county government and the state of Alabama. more

Sep 12, 2017 7:04 PM People/Places

Daniel Adwell of Shelby County has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He is the 16th member of his immediate family in three generations to receive this honor. more

Aug 29, 2017 8:20 PM People/Places

The Symphony Volunteer Council (SVC), the main volunteer organization supporting the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, gathered at the home of Lin and Jim Musgrove in Greystone on June 6 to install the 2017-18 SVC board. more

Aug 11, 2017 9:09 PM People/Places

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