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Capt. James Jackson, of the Birmingham Police Department North Precinct, said Major Crimes Sgt. Wytasha Carter was the type of supervisor who wouldn’t just tell you what to do. Read more

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Photo by Kamp Fender.

Art Abilities teacher Edna Sealy has a few students she’s been teaching ever since the start of the art therapy program 10 years ago. Read more

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His fish include a few kinds of blennies, as well as clownfish, shrimp, hermit crabs, snails, some basic corals and another favorite of his, green star polyps. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Colin Peterson.

The program will spend time helping employees improve, both one-on-one and in groups. Research shows improving literacy can have a huge impact on productivity in the workplace. Read more

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Photo by Kamp Fender.

Chelsea resident Paul McKee honors his father’s memory through motorcycle racing. Read more

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For 66-year-old Greystone Park resident Connie Allen, retiring from her teaching job last year wasn’t about taking it easy. Read more

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Photo courtesy of SafeHouse of Shelby County

This year, SafeHouse will have more help financially because it was  named a 2018 Shelter Grant recipient of a $20,000 gift from the Mary Kay Foundation. Read more

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Photo by Kamp Fender

Despite the low chances of survival, Morrow made it through the 72 hours and, after becoming septic once again, continued to stay in the hospital. Read more

People/Places

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Photo by Lexi Coon

Between classes and during lunch breaks at Oak Mountain High School, Deputy Thomas Nordyke, the school’s newest student resource officer (SRO), said students have been flooding his office, but it hasn’t been to meet him. Read more

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In the last year, Chelsea-based nonprofit Heavenly Smile has added another element to their prison outreach program: handing out toiletry bags to the Shelby County Jail work-release program. Read more

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Since the Mt Laurel native figured out her “southern pop rock” sound, she’s hit the ground running with it. Read more

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In July 2018, Oak Mountain High School sophomore Sally Otts and her sister, Oak Mountain Middle School seventh-grader Susan Otts, were named as part of a nationally ranked team, Twirl Forte. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

In the 280 corridor, Chelsea Middle School and Chelsea Park Elementary were among the 200 Alabama Bicentennial Schools. Read more

Chelsea Schools

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

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

The Shelby County community is working together to find mental health solutions. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Central Alabama Girls Inc. plans to expand to empower and educate more Shelby County girls. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Cindy Warner

In the second part of our Mental Health Mentality series, we look at Shelby County Schools and how they are preparing to launch a proactive mental health awareness campaign this school year. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Stacy Bearden.

Chelsea student advocates for mental health awareness. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Birmingham Track Club.

If families or friends are looking for last-minute July 4 plans, the Peavine Falls Run has them covered. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Suman Silwal.

There’s nothing quite like Alabama in the summer, especially if you’re running 9 or 18 miles through the heat. Read more

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