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Hoover couple spreads love with homemade pepper jelly business. more

Feb 24, 2017 8:00 PM Businesses


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Valentine’s Day may be meant for recognizing romantic love, but there’s more than one type of love that makes a community stronger. more

Jan 31, 2017 4:53 PM People/Places

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Area residents past and present nurture group friendship during quick pit stops. more

Jan 27, 2017 5:40 PM People/Places

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Birmingham Community Deaf Church has been fostering fellowship for all for 60 years. more

Jan 27, 2017 5:25 PM People/Places 1 Comments


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Sale co-chair Anna Garner said about 375 local sellers will be bringing clothes from sizes newborn to junior, shoes, accessories, books, toys, room decor and more. Baby gear such as strollers, car seats, cribs and swings also will be for sale. more

Jan 27, 2017 3:55 PM Events


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The Alabama Wildlife Center soon may be permanent home to two symbols of America. more

Dec 29, 2016 7:37 PM News


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There’s a story behind each face that walks through the halls of Greystone Elementary. By the end of the school year, art teacher Blue Horn hopes to know all of them. more

Dec 28, 2016 7:35 PM Hoover Schools

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Santa Claus was a parade guest along with Chelsea City Council members, first responders and organizations from the community. more

Dec 19, 2016 2:00 AM People/Places 1 Comments


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For some people, winter weather means it’s time to stock up on groceries and dust off their winter coats. For Donna Higgins, it means she needs to buy more thick, wooly yarns. more

Nov 21, 2016 10:52 PM Businesses


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For Chelsea residents who need Wi-Fi on vacation or even at their home, the Chelsea Public Library has hot spots available to check out at no charge. more

Nov 21, 2016 9:50 PM People/Places


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The Lights Up event was held on Friday, Nov. 18 and included a Christmas parade, tree lighting, concert and other holiday activities. more

Nov 19, 2016 7:05 PM People/Places


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Chelsea residents find their niche with other Shelby radio hobbyists. more

Oct 25, 2016 4:26 PM Businesses

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Trampolines, rock walls, a flying trapeze, slacklines and an obstacle course - all are in store for U.S. 280 in 2017. more

Oct 13, 2016 10:37 PM Businesses

Cahaba Beach Road project

Sydney Cromwell

The second meeting will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at First Christian Church, 4954 Valleydale Road. more

Oct 12, 2016 1:31 AM News

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The meetings will be Oct. 11 and 13. more

Oct 7, 2016 3:41 PM News

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Education was, in Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy’s mind, the issue that defined the 2016 Hoover municipal election. more

Sep 29, 2016 3:09 PM , Hoover Schools

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The best parts of Halloween are coming to Veterans Park, pulled behind tractors with Hoover city employees at the wheel. more

Sep 29, 2016 2:52 PM People/Places

Deep Dish Pizza

Sarah Finnegan

The menu will include classic Italian and Chicago style foods, such as meatball subs, Italian beef sandwiches, stuffed crust pizzas, baked ziti and other pastas, soups, salads and sides such as prosciutto-wrapped green beans. more

Sep 15, 2016 4:12 PM Businesses

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While most people watched Donald Trump accept the Republican presidential nomination on TV, Chad Mathis was right at the foot of the stage. more

Aug 30, 2016 3:56 PM People/Places

See the full list of city council election results. more

Aug 24, 2016 3:38 AM News

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