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Every year, Homewood native Annie Morgan looks forward to reading Dance Magazine’s annual list of top 25 dancers, choreographers and companies to watch. This year, she saw her own name on the list. Read more

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Photo by Ingrid Schnader.

Rachel Smolin has epilepsy, so being alone for even five minutes could mean that a seizure goes unnoticed for too long. But with the help of Trixie, a golden retriever service dog, Rachel could eventually live a safe, independent life. Read more

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The family has used the foundation’s activities, including numerous camps and special events, to aid the process of emotional and psychological healing for burn victims, family members and firefighters. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

After more than two dozen trips to NASCAR races, Ellen Turner can help her husband, Daniel Turner, take out and repair the U-joints on their van’s drive shaft. She would not have known what or where that was a year ago. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

What the 35-year-old Bluff Park resident didn’t know was that his obsession for old axes was about to turn into a business venture that would spread nationwide. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Jackie Tinkler and Amber Edwards.

After meeting in a brunch small group, they discovered a mutual calling to help hurting women and share their testimonies through writing. Read more

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Moryoussef describes the podcast as “true crime between friends,” where they lay out the facts of each case in a way that’s understandable and passionate. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The Central Alabama Artist Guild moved its spring show back to Hoover and renamed it this year. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Tony Ripley

All the boys are either current or former students at Oak Mountain and Spain Park high schools. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The average romance reader reads 10 to 12 books a month, novelist Sarah MacLean said. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

New York Times bestselling crime and mystery writer Laura Lippman shares her life journey with Southern Voices audience in Hoover. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

When Ashley Gann is not forecasting the weather as chief meteorologist at CBS 42, she can be found at Oak Mountain State Park. Not just visiting, but living there with her family, in their two-bedroom, two-bathroom RV. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

The website includes hundreds of listings of resources ranging from churches, the Jefferson County Department of Health and other nonprofits, all of which provide help to people in general, and specifically to mothers and children. Read more

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Photo courtesy of William E. Mathis Lt Col Air Force (Ret).

The Shelby County Tuskegee Alumni Club hosted its annual Christmas event at Greystone YMCA on December 15, 2019. The club honored two families seated. Read more

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Photos courtesy of Randy Hemphill.

Hemphill published his second book, “The Restored Man,” in 2019, which details his journey from being a religious man to a restored man and provides a process to help men grow both spiritually and emotionally. Read more

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Photo courtesy of David Bobo.

Jefferson State held a Pinning Ceremony for the first graduates of the Respiratory Therapy Program on Dec. 13 at the Shelby-Hoover Campus in the Health Sciences Building. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Suzanne Hoye.

Clipped Wings members gathered to celebrate Christmas at the home of Luna and Dave Hollett on Dec. 14. Read more

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The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce and 58 INC. held the inaugural Shelby County Washington, D.C., Fly-In on Oct. 23. Read more

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Photo courtesy of MediaMerge.

MediaMerge, a leading audio visual integrator based in Chelsea, recently led the creative development and implementation of multiple exhibits for a new $38M construction project in Dallas. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Suzanne Hoye.

lipped Wings held its annual fall luncheon Oct. 24 at Grille 29. The festive affair was hosted by Leslie Appleton, Suzanne Hoye, Karen Nelson and Mary Ellen Parker. Read more

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