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Photo courtesy of Amber Brittain of MortgageBanc

Abigail Brock, a second grade teacher from Forest Oaks Elementary, was honored Monday, May 7. Read more

Chelsea Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The club today also honored two students from each Hoover middle school for outstanding academic performance and citizenship. Read more

Hoover Schools

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Erica Techo

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office held its annual awards and promotions ceremony on Sept. 28, 2017. Read more



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The award, sponsored by the Alabama State Department of Education, honors Chiquita Marbury’s invaluable years of service as a technology innovator in Alabama by recognizing educators who are exemplary models of technology teachers and leaders. Read more

Oak Mountain Schools

Sam Chandler, a sports writer for Starnes Publishing since October 2015, won first place in the Best Sportswriter competition and the current events on-site competition for the 2017 Southeast Journalism Conference. Read more


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Courtesy of Jennifer Northrup

Oak Mountain Elementary School teacher Jennifer Northrup was named one of five finalists in the state for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Read more

Oak Mountain Schools

280 Living snagged more than a few awards last weekend at the annual Alabama Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. Read more


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Erica Techo

The 17th annual COP awards meeting was held on Feb. 24 at Liberty Baptist Church. Read more



Photo by Erica Techo.

Awards were presented at the Shelby County Drug Free Coalition meeting. Read more


Kyla Kugler, a senior at Chelsea High School, was recently awarded the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Good Citizens Award. Read more

Chelsea Schools

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Photo by Madison Miller.

Chelsea High School held its annual awards ceremony on Friday, May 1. Read more

Chelsea Schools

Liberty Park Middle School recently held the 2014-2015 third nine weeks Lancer Court of Honor. Two boys and two girls are selected each nine weeks from each grade level. Read more

Liberty Park Schools

Nominations for the Greater Shelby County Chamber’s 2015 Small Business of the Year are now being accepted through April 17. The Chamber’s annual Small Business Celebration, sponsored by Regions Bank, will be held during the month of May. Read more


The Oak Mountain High School “Spirit of Cahaba” marching band brought home awards with the iconic sounds of “Star Wars” and “ET.” Read more

Oak Mountain Schools

Oak Mountain High School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award for its athletic training and athletics programs. Read more

Oak Mountain Schools

Longtime CBS Radio news reporter and owner of Frankly Speaking Communications, LLC, Donna Francavilla recently won a total of 12 awards at a ceremony given by the Alabama Media Professionals (AMP). Read more


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Photo courtesy of Robyn Tucker.

Mandi Gonzalez of Chelsea received the appreciation pin, which recognizes outstanding service that goes beyond the expectations for the recipient’s position. Read more


Our community recently had three student athletes named as Alabama’s Gatorade Player of the Year. Read more


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