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

People/Places

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. 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. more

Chelsea Schools

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

People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

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

People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

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

People/Places

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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. more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Stacy Bearden.

Chelsea student advocates for mental health awareness. more

People/Places

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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. more

People/Places

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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. more

People/Places

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Alyx Chandler

Birmingham's first Campicon kicked off this weekend from June 15-17 at Oak Mountain State Park, bringing out comic book and cosplay enthusiasts, as well as families of campers. more

People/Places

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

Cubed3 co-owner Frankie Romano said his studio focuses on a three-fold approach to unique and effective fitness: personal and group training, reformer Pilates and assessment. more

Businesses

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Tragic City’s junior roller derby team looks to make its mark. more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Michele Williams/Smiling Souls Photography.

Website launches showcasing business concepts by women. more

People/Places

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

In light of recent tragedies, 280 community, schools have united to address suicide prevention, mental health awareness. more

People/Places

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Alyx Chandler

On Sunday, April 9, hundreds of families and friends gathered at Veterans Park from 1-4 p.m. to be part of the Birmingham 2018 Walk to End Lupus Now. more

People/Places

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Alyx Chandler

Despite the rainy weather on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 27, plenty of cross-country runners, Birmingham athletes and Young Life supporters came out for the Frostbite 5K at Veterans Park. more

People/Places

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

Family moved to shine a light on mental illness following Oak Mountain grad’s death. more

People/Places

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Alyx Chandler

Survivors of suicide attempts, family members and friends wore matching t-shirts commemorating loved ones and an array of beads around their necks as they took a moment of silence at 2:30 p.m. that afternoon to remember those lost to suicide. more

People/Places

OMHS alum’s accidental overdose propels mom to advocate education, discussion while dispelling shame. more

People/Places

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