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Kamp Fender

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

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Chelsea Council votes to purchase sewer system

Sydney Cromwell

Chelsea issued a press release with details of its proposed agreement with Southwest Water Company on Friday, Jan. 18. Read more

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"When we listen to each other, our differences will be leveraged to make us stronger," the mayor told the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. Read more

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Briarwood Football

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Briarwood's Mark Hand is among the many local players honored on the inaugural Starnes Publishing All-South Metro football team. Read more

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Kamp Fender

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

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Jasmyne Ray

County Manager Alex Dudchock took a moment to acknowledge Winston Estes, who has worked as the county’s IT director for 30 years, as he prepares to retire. Read more

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Jasmyne Ray

AAI president and chief executive officer, Jim Page, broke down a number of facts about not just the state of Shelby County’s infrastructure, but the state of Alabama’s infrastructure as a whole. Read more

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Berry Middle School addition proposal

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The 18-classroom addition still requires approval from the Hoover school board. Read more

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The plan was unveiled in October and is nearing time for adoption. Read more

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Hoover school officials are seeking to raise the city's property taxes by 2.4 mills to benefit the school system. Read more

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Briarwood Basketball

Kyle Parmley

Area high school sports teams were in action over the holiday break. Read more

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The award is given each year to one Hoover City Schools employee and one senior at each of the two public high schools in Hoover. Read more

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Matthew Forester was announced as the new Briarwood Christian School football coach on Wednesday, Dec. 26. Read more

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Attorney and author Liz Huntley said the love and nurturing she received in preschool turned her life around after starting in a dysfunctional family. Read more

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Jasmyne Ray

With all council members present, the Chelsea City Council acknowledged, voted on and carried two annexation ordinances at the Dec. 18 meeting. Read more

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Kamp Fender

Area high school basketball teams have been in action recently. Read more

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Chelsea Christmas Parade

Sam Chandler

The event featured more than 80 floats representing local business, churches, schools and civic groups. Read more

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Anne Dawson

The race was delayed a few minutes because of the combination of the long line for packet pick-up and the weather. Read more

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Chelsea Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

Chelsea, Oak Mountain and Briarwood each had players named to the inaugural Starnes Publishing All-South Metro Volleyball Team. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

The wildlife center held an official ribbon cutting for its new mew and introduced its newest resident on Dec. 15. Read more

People/Places

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Darroch serves as the technology coach for Bluff Park, Deer Valley and Greystone elementary schools. Read more

Hoover Schools

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Jasmyne Ray

At the Dec. 10 meeting, the Shelby County Commission approved a Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Grant application that will assist in providing recreational trails in the Shelby County Cahaba River Park and Forever Wild Land Trust. Read more

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Oak Mountain vs. Homewood Girls Basketball

Kyle Parmley

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

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Jasmyne Ray

At its last luncheon of the year, the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce presented their annual Diamond Awards Dec. 6. The awards recognize various businesses, nonprofits and individuals that have made a significant impact on their community. Read more

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Briarwood Football

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

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City officials called for unity and healing in the community and prayers for the family of the 21-year-old man shot by a Hoover police officer on Thanksgiving night. Read more

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Jasmyne Ray

During their meeting on Nov. 26, the Shelby County Commission voted to accept and approve the county’s board and committee appointments. Read more

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The proposed project would reconnect Cahaba Beach Road and Sicard Hollow Road over the Little Cahaba River. Read more

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Jasmyne Ray

The lots will eventually become a community of homes called Buckhorn Valley Estates. Read more

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

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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. Read 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. Read 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. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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