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Staff photo.

Since 2015, Bib & Tucker Sew-Op in Crestwood has hosted a yearly March Quilts event where members of the community can come to a sewing session and make a square to be featured in the quilt. Read more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Matt Rhodes.

To help raise money and awareness about the syndrome, the Central Alabama Chapter of the National Fragile X Foundation will be hosting its second All In For Fragile X Casino Night on March 9 at 6 p.m. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Russell Redford.

With the intent to make a footprint for the foundation in Alabama, the first Patriot Shootout of Alabama was born in 2017. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Tim Tebow Foundation.

Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church is getting a makeover soon, as On-Site Productions transforms its gym into an elaborate prom night experience for special needs young adults and adults. Read more

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On Feb. 8-9, thousands of people in the Birmingham area will flock to Asbury United Methodist Church for the biannual Giggles and Grace consignment sale. Read more

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Two programs in particular — the monthly seminars hosted by Oak Mountain Compact and the Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church parenting conference — are combining to make an even bigger impact. Read more

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Anne Dawson

The race was delayed a few minutes because of the combination of the long line for packet pick-up and the weather. Read more

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Owner Scott Kelley and his wife Carly have lived in Chelsea for eight years with their kids Kennedy, 3, and Connor, 7, and said the demand for the store was high because of schools and all the small businesses nearby. Read more

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Photo courtesy of George Griswold

Last year was the introduction of the self-led service, and that relaxed, personal experience is what the church is going for again this year. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Scott Pauley

The national event, which has been held in Hoover since 2014, was initially brought to the area by the Winslow family. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Alabama Wildlife Center

This year’s event, which is always held in early December, will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Veterans Park on Valleydale Road in Hoover. Read more

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Photos courtesy of Shuanta Renae

The original goal of the foundation was to provide an upcoming college student with materials they might need, but it ended up becoming much larger than that. Read more

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In the 1980s, the Dunnavant Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary produced the Dunnavant Valley Cookbook — the first of many. Read 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. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Frutta Bowls

Frutta Bowls, a health food restaurant that specializes in açaí, kale and pitaya bowls, opened its fourth location in Alabama in July, following the new Auburn location that opened in June. Read more

Businesses

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Photo by Layton Dudley

Some of the vendors include Bellini’s, Revolve Kitchen and Brew, Joe’s Italian, Newk’s, K&J’s Elegant Pastries, Simply Infused and Chick-Fil-A Greystone. Read more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of John Milton

While the conference will only last one day, students will be able to continue learning and building leadership skills. Read more

Oak Mountain Schools

In all, Starnes Publishing took home 94 awards across its seven papers — 280 Living, Hoover Sun, The Homewood Star, Vestavia Voice, Iron City Ink, Cahaba Sun and Village Living. Read more

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