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Chelsea Christmas Parade

Sam Chandler

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

People/Places

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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. more

People/Places

Chelsea Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

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

Sports

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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. more

People/Places

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Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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Oak Mountain vs. Homewood Girls Basketball

Kyle Parmley

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

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Briarwood Football

Photo by James Nicholas

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

Sports

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Photo courtesy of the City of Hoover

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. 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. more

News

Briarwood VS St Clair County Playoffs 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Briarwood Christian School head football coach Fred Yancey announced his retirement on Monday, stepping down after 29 years. more

Briarwood

Oak Mountain vs. Homewood Girls Basketball

Kyle Parmley

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

Sports

Benton Nissan 11-20-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

The owner of Benton Nissan did talk with Irondale officials about a potential move but now plans to stay and expand in Hoover. more

Businesses

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

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

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Jasmyne Ray

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

News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The company sought a tax abatement to improve its Hoover dealership, but the mayor says other dealerships made improvements without incentives. more

Businesses

Briarwood Football

Ted Melton

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

Sports

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

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Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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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)

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

News

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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

News

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Photo by Jasmyne Ray

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

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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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Photo by Jon Anderson

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

News

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

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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

Image courtesy of city of Hoover

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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Photo by Lexi Coon

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

Image courtesy of city of Hoover

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

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

News

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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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Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Hoover Schools

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Map courtesy of city of Hoover

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

Photo courtesy of American Cancer Society

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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