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Photo by Jon Anderson

The event raised more than $38,000 for the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Bradstreet will provide leadership for the 170 chapters and almost 20,000 members of the American Legion throughout Alabama. Read more

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

Over the years, Frankie Osborn's enormous clover collection continued to grow and even caught the attention of Guinness World Records, “The Letterman Show” and local radio hosts and news stations. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Harleigh Lantrip has been on the pageant stage since before she could walk. On April 14, the Oak Mountain High School graduate was crowned Miss Alabama United States on the stage of her alma mater. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Magic City Theatre On Ice.

The Magic City Theatre On Ice skating team defended their 2018 National title in the open division and won silver in the intermediate division during the National Theatre on Ice Competition at the end of June. Read more

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Photos provided by Hoover Librar

The season also includes The Kingdom Choir that performed at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and the Dove Award-winning group The Isaacs. Read more

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The Saint John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival was recently hosted for teens at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Birmingham. Read more

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The award-winning Tri-County (AL) Chapter of The Links, Inc. partnered with Sixth Avenue Baptist Church and Grace Missions to support the 27 girls that call Chez Moi their home. Read more

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On Saturday mornings at Teshua Farms, visitors can enjoy the strength and stretching of yoga with the adorable addition of baby Nigerian Dwarf goats. Read more

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The Birmingham Track Club hosts the 38th annual Rick Melanson Peavine Falls Run on July 4. Read more

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This month marks the 10-year anniversary of reopening the clubhouse at Inverness Country Club, after a fire destroyed it on June 11, 2007. Read more

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SouthWest Water Company in June announced cash scholarships for three graduating high school students in Shelby County who plan to make engineering their main course of study. Read more

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Three Briarwood Christian School graduates got a little tuition relief for the 2019-20 school year through a $1,000 scholarship awarded by the competitive Alfa Foundation Scholarship Program. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial.

Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial recently donated over $2,000 to local causes, including the Shelby County Foster Parent association, donations for a recovering Trussville first responder and Oak Mountain Elementary School Read more

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Photo courtesy of the Symphony Volunteer Council.

Michael and Lynne Meeks hosted the Symphony Volunteer Council summer party for the new incoming board recently. Read more

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Photo by Kamp Fender.

Club teaches fundamentals of orienteering — ‘a thinking sport’ — at Oak Mountain State Park. Read more

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Photo courtesy of General Sumter Chapter DAR.

The General Sumter Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented its annual chapter art and essay award winners in May. Read more

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Kevan McClaflin, a 2019 graduate of the Alabama School of Fine Arts and Shoal Creek resident, recently was chosen as one of just 20 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Carole Lyons

Scout Troop 71 at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church recently celebrated three of its troop members, who earned their Eagle Scout award. Read more

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Photos courtesy of Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama

Ivey Randle and Taylor Player, both seniors at Oak Mountain High School, have earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. Read more

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