Photo courtesy of Grant Hodges.

Chelsea grad Grant Hodges becomes State Champion Cowboy in calf roping. more

Jul 28, 2017 3:28 PM People/Places

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Daughter’s death inspires family foundation to help addiction recovery. more

Jul 27, 2017 8:34 PM People/Places

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Photos by Sydney Cromwell

Chelsea father brings homemade technology, crafts to children with nonprofit. more

Jul 27, 2017 8:22 PM Businesses


Photo courtesy of David Tosch.

The Southeastern Trail Run series is a set of races escalating in difficulty all the way up to a 50K Ultra run. But the hardest run, STR founder David Tosch said, is actually right in the middle of the series. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:45 PM People/Places

A night of casino games and auction items will help the Alabama Wildlife Center continue to rescue wild birds and add a bald eagle to its permanent residents. more

Jul 27, 2017 6:21 PM People/Places


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

HANDS program’s Kinect Sports League helps autistic teens, adults expand skills. more


Robbie Lewis will be the first to tell you her hobby is pretty dangerous. When you play with fire, you’re going to get burned — and she has the singed hairs to prove it. more

Jun 27, 2017 5:17 PM People/Places


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QuiltFest continues Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Oak Mountain Middle School. more

Jun 16, 2017 9:22 PM People/Places

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At least five people were hospitalized, according to national reports, and others injured. more

Jun 14, 2017 8:56 PM News


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

New beaches, piers, trail on list of Oak Mountain projects. more

May 24, 2017 3:19 PM People/Places


Map courtesy of Shelby County Schools.

Children in a few Chelsea neighborhoods will ride different school buses and walk different hallways in August, as the school system rezones to reduce overcrowding at Chelsea Park Elementary. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:25 PM Chelsea Schools


Photo courtesy of Tina Neathammer.

As families head outdoors to enjoy their summer days, Tina Neathammer wants to make sure they know the danger that can come from something as simple as a tick bite. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:29 PM People/Places


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Since she announced Renaissance Consignment and Marketplace’s closing, owner Kathy McMahon said the customer response has exceeded her expectations. more

Mar 28, 2017 7:15 PM Businesses

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In its first five years, St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church’s annual Italian festival has grown into an event that draws people from outside Alabama and sells out tickets each year. more

Mar 28, 2017 4:46 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

City pays tribute to ‘incredible’ civil servant who helped to establish and shape it. more

Mar 27, 2017 10:01 PM People/Places

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Hoover couple spreads love with homemade pepper jelly business. more

Feb 24, 2017 8:00 PM Businesses


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

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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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

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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Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

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

Jan 27, 2017 5:25 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Giggles and Grace.

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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