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Richard Stephens' family

Leah Ingram Eagle

The city council proclaimed April 18, 2019 to be Richard Stephens Day. Read more

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Small business award winners

Leah Ingram Eagle

Of the 33 nominees for small business of the year, five took home the award at Wednesday's event. Read more

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Leah Ingram Eagle

Chelsea Park Elementary hosted a Happy Birthday Alabama celebration in their garden which was constructed by their Bicentennial grant. Read more

Chelsea Schools

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Terminal Station exhibit at Vulcan Museum

Visitors can see images and items from the former Great Temple of Travel from now through the end of the year. Read more

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Photo by Todd Lester

The Chelsea High School baseball team fell to Cullman on Friday in the Class 6A state final in Montgomery. Read more

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Hoover City Schools flag

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School officials are proposing a change to the code of conduct that allows school discipline for racist and sexist conduct or language, whether it occurs on campus, at home or online. Read more

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Photo by Todd Lester

The Briarwood Christian baseball team lost to Springville in the Class 5A state championship series in Montgomery. Read more

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Kathy Murphy 5-9-19

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However, a proposed change would allow school officials to administer discipline when racist, sexist or other disparaging off-campus remarks substantially impact the school environment. Read more

Hoover Schools

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The scholarship recipients were Taylor Edwards, Maggie Ethridge and Mary White of Hoover High School and Josh Stanton of Spain Park High School. Read more

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A proposed change in the code of conduct would make it a class 3 (most serious) offense to engage in racist or sexist conduct or language, whether on or off campus. Read more

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Shelby County Commission May 13

Leah Ingram Eagle

The Shelby County Commission and SWWC have agreed to cease their efforts to adopt a local constitutional amendment during the 2019 Regular Session. Read more

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Chelsea vs Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa

Layton Dudley

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

Sports

State Soccer Finals

Kyle Parmley

The Chelsea girls soccer team fell to Homewood in the Class 6A girls soccer state championship game on Saturday morning. Read more

Chelsea

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Photo by Erin Nelson

The Briarwood Christian School boys soccer team blanked Springville 5-0 in Friday's Class 4A-5A state final. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson

Playing in honor of former coach Ken Headley, the Westminster School at Oak Mountain girls soccer team captured its first state title on Friday night in Huntsville. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The club also gave out 2019 academic and citizenship awards to six Hoover middle school students. Read more

Hoover Schools

Chelsea Middle School baseball team

Leah Ingram Eagle

Local accomplishments honored at Tuesday's meeting Read more

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Photo by Karim Shamsi-Basha

Words matter, perspective is big and forgiveness is essential, Lehman told 600 or so people at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel. Read more

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Hugh Daniel Drive signal 1

Photo by Jon Anderson

Shelby County and Hoover are partnering to add a traffic signal and turn lanes at the intersection at an estimated cost of $600,000. Read more

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Arnold Mooney

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He is the fourth Republican to announce his candidacy for Jones' Senate seat. Read more

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Kyle Parmley

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

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Local high school track and field teams competed Thursday to Saturday at the state meet in Gulf Shores. Read more

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Carletta Singleton

Leah Ingram Eagle

Carletta Singleton from the U.S. Census Regional Bureau Office in Atlanta gave a presentation entitled “Everyone Counts.” Read more

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Explore Playground 5-1-19 (36)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The 15,000-square-foot playground includes features to accommodate a variety of disabilities. A 7,000-square-foot splash pad is set to open May 15. Read more

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Kamp Fender

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

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The Briarwood boys tennis team earned a maximum number of points at state. Read more

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Eddelman Properties, a developer, has purchased the 179-acre property for $2.1 million. Read more

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Dan Hendricks

Leah Ingram Eagle

On Thursday, The Alabama State Parks Foundation was introduced at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham. Read more

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Elementary schools will hold kindergarten enrollment from 4 to 6 p.m. to help plan staffing for next year. Read more

Hoover Schools

Michele McCay 4-24-19 (2)

Photo by Jon Anderson

Michele McCay has been with the Hoover school system for 16 years, nearly six years as accounting director. Read more

Hoover Schools

Shelby County Commission April 22

Leah Ingram Eagle

Plans for the proposed project were discussed at Tuesday night's meeting. Read more

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JAMES NICHOLAS

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

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Chelsea City Council April 16

Leah Ingram Eagle

The city will purchase 12 acres of land from Honea Properties behind the fire station. Read more

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Hoover back to school 2018 (20)

Photo by Jon Anderson

Council members said Kelley's experience is critical as the district faces issues related to funding and a federal court desegregation case. Read more

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James "Nick" Nicholas

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

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Denim and Dining 2019 (1)

Photo courtesy of Jacob Lindsey

The 2019 Denim & Dining fundraiser for the Hoover City Schools Foundation likely raised a record amount of money, organizers said. Read more

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The 16,000-square-foot facility will be built on Municipal Drive next to Hoover Fire Station No. 4 and include a virtual reality firearms training simulator. Read more

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The Inverness Cove Residential Association is seeking the change to solve a problem of too many people parking on both sides of the street. Read more

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Shelby County Commission April 8

Leah Ingram Eagle

The sewer bill proposes a local constitutional amendment for Shelby County to bring certain privately owned sewer systems under the jurisdiction of the PSC. Read more

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Vickey Bailey

Photo from Chelsea Park Elementary School website

Vickey Bailey is the Elementary Teacher of the Year for District 3 of the state school board. Read more

Chelsea Schools

Hoover vs. Oak Mountain Softball

Kyle Parmley

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

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Fire at the Foothills

Leah Ingram Eagle

The annual barbecue and chili competition was held Saturday at Chelsea City Hall. Read more

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Mt. Laurel Spring Festival

Leah Ingram Eagle

Guests at this years event enjoyed vendors, food trucks, music and a kid's zone. Read more

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Bruce Andrews

Leah Ingram Eagle

Bruce Edwards, executive director of the Shelby County Arts Council, was the featured speaker at Thursday's Shelby Chamber Connections Luncheon. Read more

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Chelsea City Council April 2

Leah Ingram Eagle

A bid was accepted for Douglas Built, LLC to perform construction of the new Chelsea Fire Station 33 at Tuesday night's meeting. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

The voluntary agreement states that the cities will not give incentives or otherwise try to lure businesses from their neighbors. Read more

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Jeff State welding program land

Map from city of Hoover website

“The Shelby-Hoover campus is the only campus we have that has not been able to offer welding, and it’s time to change that,” Jeff State President Keith Brown said. Read more

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