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Briarwood Football

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The Briarwood Christian School's football team saw its season come to a close on Friday night with a loss to Vigor. more

Briarwood

Jason Gaston 11-13-18

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Jason Gaston has been the media and public relations coordinator for Hoover City Schools since September 2007. more

Hoover Schools

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The board also discussed classroom additions at two schools and approved a pay raise for classified employees. more

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At the Nov. 13 meeting, the Shelby County Commission held a public hearing concerning a project development agreement with a trucking and logistics software company. more

News

The public event is being organized by the Greater Birmingham Fellowship of Christian Athletes. more

People/Places

Mt Laurel Turkey Trot 2018 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The temperature was not far above freezing Saturday morning, but that didn't keep smiles off runners' faces. more

People/Places

Briarwood vs. Valley

Layton Dudley

Here's a look at some of the local high school football playoff games this week. more

Briarwood

Briarwood vs. Valley

Layton Dudley

The local high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

Briarwood vs. Valley

Layton Dudley

The Briarwood Christian School football team earned a 42-28 victory over Valley in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs. more

Briarwood

Salute to Veterans Ball 2018 (1)

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The guest speaker was Medal of Honor recipient and retired Army Command Sgt. Major Bennie Adkins of Opelika. more

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Jasmyne Ray

No challenger for the state legislature was able to pull off an upset in the U.S. 280 corridor. more

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During the Nov. 6 meeting, the Chelsea City Council awarded certificates of recognition to the winners of the first annual fall storefront decoration competition. more

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Photo by Todd Lester

Here's a look at some of the local high school football games this week, as the state playoffs begin. more

Briarwood

Doug Baker Blvd shopping center map

Map provided by city of Hoover

Developer Jim Mitchell plans to build a 15,000-square-foot shopping center at the intersection of Alabama 119 and Doug Baker Boulevard. more

Businesses

Oak Mountain Football

Photo by James Nicholas

The local high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

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About 250 people attended a celebration at the Hoover Public Library Sunday afternoon. more

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Oak Mountain Football

Photo by James Nicholas

The Oak Mountain High School football team ended its season with a convincing 38-8 victory on Friday night over Center Point. more

Oak Mountain

Chelsea Football

Photo by Jonathan Norris

The Chelsea High School football team fell to Pell City 10-7 in Friday's regular season finale. more

Chelsea

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Photo by Todd Lester

The Briarwood Christian School football team roared past Hueytown, 31-13, in Friday's regular season finale. more

Briarwood

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Jasmyne Ray

Kidz Outdoors Inc. works to raise money for different organizations and hospitals that focus their efforts on childhood cancer and disease research. more

News

SPHS vs Shades Valley Football 2018

Sarah Finnegan

Spain Park High School's football team wrapped up its season with a big win over Shades Valley on Thursday. more

Spain Park

Various capital projects and initiatives were approved and begun in the past year, with $6.3 million having gone towards the Shelby County Highway Department for different road work projects. more

News

Hoover climbing center 10-31-18 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The indoor climbing center features 15 colorful climbing stations with 19 auto belays and most of the climbing stations stretching 26 feet tall. more

News

Eloise Martens Sara Rast

Photo courtesy of Hoover Public Library

Founding member Eloise Martens and board member Sara Rast both are stepping off the board when their terms end Dec. 1. more

People/Places

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Kamp Fender

Here's a look at some of the local high school football games this week. more

Sports

Santa P's Christmas Trees

Courtesy of Matthew Preskitt

The Preskitt family skips the tree lot and delivers holiday trees and greenery directly to homes. more

Businesses

Chelsea Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

The local high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The crowd this year was about twice as big as last year, when 880 people came, children's coordinator Jeremy Davis said. more

People/Places

Oak Mountain vs. Vestavia Hills Football

Photo by James Nicholas

The Oak Mountain High School football team lost to Vestavia Hills 28-14 on Friday night. more

Oak Mountain

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Kamp Fender

The Chelsea High School football team motored to a 35-3 victory over Calera on Friday night. more

Chelsea

Spain Park vs Tuscaloosa County

Layton Dudley

The Spain Park High School football team earned a 42-21 win over Tuscaloosa County on Friday night. more

Spain Park

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Photo by Todd Lester

Cole Garner was credited with three safeties in Briarwood's win over Fairfield on Thursday. more

Briarwood

Hoover strategic development 10-4-18

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The proposed comprehensive plan now will be presented on Oct. 30 and Nov. 7, with a public hearing on Dec. 6. more

News

The Shelby County Commission gave an update on the county’s Oak Mountain State Park project in addition to presenting a plaque of recognition to representative Corley Ellis at their Oct. 22 meeting. more

News

Bryan Stevenson

Photo courtesy of Equal Justice Initiative

In addition to Bryan Stevenson, other authors scheduled to speak include Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg and New York Times bestselling author Melanie Benjamin. more

People/Places

The 2018 Hoover Hayride and Family Night will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24. more

News

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280 Living has worked with Birmingham Watch and the Alabama Initiative for Independent Journalism to compile the following list of candidates on the ballot in your area. more

People/Places

Briarwood Football

Photo by James Nicholas

Here's a look at some of the local high school football games this week. more

Sports

Chelsea VS Minor Football 2018

Sarah Finnegan

The local high school fall sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

Chelsea VS Minor Football 2018

Sarah Finnegan

The Chelsea High School football team overcame a deficit to earn its first win of the season on Friday, a 31-27 triumph over Minor. more

Chelsea

Spain Park Football

Photo by Jimmy Mitchell.

Spain Park won for the first time since its season-opener on Friday night. more

Sports

Briarwood Football

Photo by James Nicholas.

Briarwood suffered its first region loss in over three years on Friday night. more

Briarwood

The men were arrested along the U.S. 280 corridor. more

News

Meadowbrook Tech Village 10-4-18

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Two more public presentations are scheduled for Oct. 30 and Nov. 7, and a public hearing is set for Dec. 6. more

News

John Archibald 10-18-18

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The columnist for the Alabama Media Group spoke to the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce at its Oct. 18 luncheon. more

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Relief supplies are being collected at all Hoover fire stations. more

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Rendering courtesy of city of Hoover

The meeting is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the banquet room at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

News

Felicia Stewart, candidate for House District 46, and Jenn Gray, candidate for House District 45, were also featured. more

People/Places

Briarwood Football

Photo by Kamp Fender

Here's a look at some of the local high school football games this week. more

Sports

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The council voted 4-3 in favor of the moratorium until city leaders can take a thorough review of their zoning regulations. more

Businesses

Briarwood Football

Photo by Kamp Fender

The local high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

SPHS vs Hoover football 2018

Sarah Finnegan

Hoover knocked off Spain Park on Friday night. more

Spain Park

Briarwood Football

Photo by Kamp Fender

Briarwood dominated Parker on Friday night in a region contest. more

Briarwood

Oak Mountain Football

Photo by Jonathan Norris

Oak Mountain dropped a region contest to Tuscaloosa County on Friday night. more

Oak Mountain

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Jimmy Mitchell

Chelsea was unable to get anything going in a loss to Homewood on Friday night. more

Chelsea

An estimated 400 or more people showed up to sample food and beverages from Hoover restaurants, caterers and other food and beverage providers. more

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Jimmy Mitchell

Here's a look at some of the local high school football games this week. more

Sports

Doug Baker Blvd shopping center map

Map provided by city of Hoover

The Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission recommended the City Council approve a 15,000-square-foot shopping center at the corner of Alabama 119 and Doug Baker Boulevard. more

Businesses

Spain Park Girls Basketball VS McGill Toolen State Championship

Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Sarah Ashlee Barker announced her commitment to the University of Georgia on Monday morning. more

Spain Park

Briarwood vs. John Carroll

Layton Dudley

Local high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

Briarwood vs. John Carroll

Layton Dudley

The Briarwood Christian School football team defeated John Carroll 42-12 on Friday night. more

Briarwood

Spain Park Football

Photo by Frank Couch

The Spain Park High School football team lost to Thompson 35-7 on Friday night. more

Spain Park

Chelsea Football

Photo by Kamp Fender

Chelsea fell to rival Helena on Thursday night. more

Chelsea

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Oak Mountain fell to Mountain Brook, 21-0, on Thursday night. more

Oak Mountain

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The complex is seeking people to help with game day operations, facility operations, parking, security, guest services, ticketing, concessions and the new climbing wall at the Finley Center. more

News

Eurasian eagle-owl

Sydney Cromwell

The mew has been in design and construction for two years. more

News

Newly appointed Shelby County probate judge, Allison Boyd, was also present and commended the mayor’s proclamation. more

News

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A school system committee has recommended raises for secretaries, registrars, bookkeepers, custodians, bus drivers, child nutrition workers and maintenance workers. more

Hoover Schools

Hoover land use

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The public presentation is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Hoover Municipal Center. more

News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The Hoover City Council has budgeted $45,000 to add at least three more book drops in other parts of Hoover. more

News

Where's the Chair Wednesday

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Where's the Chair Wednesdays is a new campaign by the American Cancer Society. more

People/Places

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Medical West is looking to spend $412 million to build a new 220-bed hospital in the Interstate 459 corridor. The question is where. more

Businesses

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Sarah Finnegan

Here's a look at this week's slate of local high school football games. more

Sports

Hoover vs. Oak Mountain Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

The area high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

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Sarah Finnegan

The Oak Mountain High School football team suffered a lopsided 52-21 defeat at Pelham on Friday night. more

Oak Mountain

Briarwood Football

Photo by James Nicholas

The Briarwood Christian School football team lost to Hartselle 14-7 in overtime on Friday night. more

Briarwood

2018 Greater Shelby Chamber Safety Awards

Sydney Cromwell

The Safety Awards Luncheon was held on Sept. 26. more

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Stone Building was the lowest of three bidders for the project, which is slated for completion by the end of June 2019. more

Hoover Schools

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James "Nick" Nicholas

Here's a look at the local high school football games. more

Sports

The local high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

Spain Park vs. Hewitt-Trussville Football

James Nicholas

The Spain Park High School football team suffered a 44-13 defeat to Hewitt-Trussville on Friday. more

Spain Park

Hoover vs. Oak Mountain Football

Photo by Kamp Fender

Oak Mountain High School fell to 0-3 in region play on Friday night. more

Oak Mountain

Chelsea Football

Jonathan Norris

Chelsea High School came out on the short end of a 46-42 loss to Pelham on Friday night. more

Chelsea

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Photo by Todd Lester

Briarwood Christian School picked up a region win over Wenonah on Friday night. more

Briarwood

The men were arrested as part of an undercover "reverse prostitution" sting carried out by the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force. more

News

Jack Hawkins Hoover chamber 9-20-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

Chancellor Jack Hawkins Jr. also told how Troy has expanded its global reach. more

News

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The 15,000-square-foot playground and 7,000-square-foot splash pad will have a universal design, meaning they will be designed to meet the needs of all people, including those with disabilities and mobility issues. more

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For his heroism, which Sheriff Samaniego said 'celebrated the spirit of Chelsea,' the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department awarded Brown with the Sheriff’s Award. more

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Neal Embry

The guidelines would affect businesses along U.S. 280 in Chelsea. more

News

The paratransit bus service provides rides for retirees and people with disabilities around central Alabama. more

News

Oak Mountian at AThompson

Frank Couch

Here's a look at the local high school football slate. more

Sports

Camp-O-Ween

Courtesy of Oak Mountain State Park.

Oak Mountain State Park is hosting their second Camp-O-Ween event Oct. 27, 6-10 p.m. more

People/Places

Hoover City Council 9-17-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

Some council members voiced concerns about the increase in spending in the budget, but a majority said they felt the spending was justified for a growing city with growing needs. more

News

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Local high school sports teams were in action last week. more

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Sarah Finnegan

The Mountain Brook High School football team scored 24 unanswered points on Friday night to secure a 24-14 victory over Spain Park. more

Spain Park

Oak Mountain Football

Photo by Frank Couch

Oak Mountain High School gave Thompson all it could handle in a losing effort on Friday night. more

Oak Mountain

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Jimmy Mitchell

Chelsea High School was unable to notch its first win of the season on Friday night. more

Chelsea

Briarwood Football

Photo by James Nicholas

The Briarwood Christian School football team clicked on all cylinders in Friday's 46-0 victory at Woodlawn. more

Briarwood

Hoover school board 9-11-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

The budget projects $13.3 million will be needed to convert the former Riverchase Middle School into a skilled trades center called the Riverchase Career Connection Center. more

Hoover Schools

Hewitt Trussville VS OMHS 2018

Sarah Finnegan

Get ready for this week's slate of high school football games. more

Sports

Thomas Rivers

Photo courtesy of Tom and Charon Rivers

The facility next week will be dedicated as the Lance Corporal Thomas E. Rivers Post Office Building. more

People/Places

The Shelby County Commission approved a $113.1 million budget on Monday, Sept. 10 for the 2019 fiscal year. more

News

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James "Nick" Nicholas

Local high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

Hewitt Trussville VS OMHS 2018

Sarah Finnegan

The Oak Mountain High School football team came up just shy in its Class 7A, Region 3 opener on Friday at Hewitt-Trussville. more

Oak Mountain

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Photo by Todd Lester

The Vestavia Hills High School football team needed a last-minute touchdown on Friday to take down Spain Park in both squads' Class 7A, Region 3 opener. more

Spain Park

Briarwood Football

Photo by James Nicholas.

The Briarwood Christian School football team earned a hard-fought win over Pleasant Grove on Friday to open its Class 5A, Region 4 slate. more

Briarwood

The speaker for the South Shelby County Chamber of Commerce luncheon was Jason Wilson, founder and owner of the Back Forty Beer Company. more

News

Carver's fourth-quarter comeback was too much for Chelsea to overcome on Thursday night. more

Chelsea

A representative for the Alabama Family Rights Association suggested activities such as eating dinner as a family, or doing an activity like playing a board game and taking a picture. more

News

Hoover employee milestones 2017

Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/City of Hoover

The proposed new pay scale would give raises to all employees, increase the maximum amount they can earn in the future and cost the city about $1.5 million more in the coming fiscal year, city officials said. more

News

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Jimmy Mitchell

Briarwood, Chelsea, Oak Mountain and Spain Park's high school football teams are all in action this week. more

Sports

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Jimmy Mitchell

Briarwood, Chelsea, Oak Mountain and Spain Park's fall sports teams are back in action. more

Sports

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