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Taylor Michelle York, daughter of Mike and Robin York and a senior at Briarwood Christian High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. more

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The Symphony Volunteer Council (SVC) opened their new year recently with a membership party at the home of Pete and Paula Verdu. more

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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

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Cade Kuykendall and his father, Bob, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2017, and the trip inspired the creation of Team Mountain, a nonprofit to help others fund a similar climb and raise money for their own charities of choice along the way. more

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Jim Brown’s first love was the game of basketball, so the idea of helping coach the freshman football team at Briarwood Christian School may not have thrilled him. more

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Young Hoover entrepreneur rises ranks through consistency and dedication to craft. more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

At Leslie Jackson’s iStroll fitness classes, having a kid in a stroller isn’t an obstacle — it’s part of the workout. more

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Photo by Erica Techo.

People with kids who like to dress up for Halloween and get candy may want to write Oct. 25 down on their calendar. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The annual Golf “FORE!” Education tournament will be swinging into Birmingham this fall for its 29th year. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Exactly one year ago, the Dunnavant Volunteer Fire Department opened its community Blessing Box, where anyone can donate items or take what they need. more

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To be applicable for the scholarship, students must be graduating from Chelsea High School with a 3.0 GPA or higher, must be in good moral standing with the high school and have completed five hours of community service. more

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Photo courtesy of Bob Schilli.

Bobby Schilli gets as much out of life as he possibly can. Most recently, that includes a silver medal at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, held in Seattle in July. more

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Nonprofit partners with first responders to get care kits to domestic violence victims. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Mt Laurel’s picturesque community off Dunnavant Valley Road looks as if it could be in the pages of a magazine. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The event is scheduled for Oct. 20 near the south trailhead in Oak Mountain State Park, off Terrace Drive. more

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Photo courtesy of Alabama Lyme Disease Association

The event’s Awareness Expo will show people how to protect themselves from ticks and recognize Lyme disease symptoms, according to event organizer Tina Neathammer. more

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Erica Techo

This year, they expect to have about 40 restaurants, caterers and beverage providers participating, including several first-time restaurants and wine and whiskey tastings. more

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Staff photo

Get ready for fun games, costumes, candy and candy apples — all treats, minus the tricks. more

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Photo courtesy of King’s Home Shelby Auxiliary

Those who wish to support the ministry can attend a fundraiser, the Pumpkin Bash Chili Cook-Off, at Town Hall in Indian Springs Village on Oct. 28. more

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Photo courtesy of New Life Church

The 5K is $35 per person or $25 if part of a team of four or more. more

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