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Ethan Shaw, a Life Scout in BSA Troop 119, is organizing a ceremony to properly retire a collection of worn American flags Sept. 13. Read more

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The Chelsea Fire & Rescue Department received a special delivery on April 16 when their new truck arrived. Read more

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The main event, the Chelsea Christmas Parade, will begin at 10 a.m. at Chelsea Middle School and finish at the Winn Dixie on U.S. 280. Read more

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For his heroism, which Sheriff Samaniego said 'celebrated the spirit of Chelsea,' the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department awarded Brown with the Sheriff’s Award. Read more

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Plans for a third staffed fire station serving the city of Chelsea have been finalized, and the city is seeking to put the project out to bid. Read more

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The annual barbecue and chili competition took place on April 21. Read more

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Erica Techo

The Chelsea High School Theatre also performed songs from its upcoming spring musical. Read more

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On April 21, Chelsea’s annual BBQ and chili cook-offs will move to a new location. Read more

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Erica Techo

The council also considered agenda items regarding vehicles left in public right-of-way and rates for ambulance transport services. Read more

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Hero, the dalmatian who has served as an ambassador for Chelsea Fire and Rescue’s fire safety programs, made his final public appearance at the Chelsea Christmas Parade on Dec. 16. Read more

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Erica Techo

Other items of business included a rezoning request, Library Board appointments and news from Chelsea Fire and Rescue. Read more

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Erica Techo

Firefighters recently had the chance to practice their driving skills with a simulator from Alabama Fire College. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Tammy Wolfe, Chelsea Fire & Rescue

Lt. Ben Hostetter had a heart attack while on scene at a fire. Read more

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Erica Techo

A roads database and renovation plans for the city's new library were also discussed. Read more

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Erica Techo

The training event included a live burn of a home located on Chesser Drive. The home was donated by the owners. Read more

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What started as a friendly chili cookoff between neighboring businesses has now grown into a citywide event. Read more

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Erica Techo

The council introduced, but did not vote, on an ordinance to establish a municipal court. The ordinance will also be on the agenda at the council's April 4 meeting. Read more

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Erica Techo

On Dec. 26, Chelsea resident Mia Carter used an automated external defibrillator to administer a potentially life-saving shock to James Livings, who collapsed at the Chelsea Community Center. Read more

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Erica Techo

The council approve resolutions to authorize the payment for an additional Shelby County contract law enforcement officer and to make an amendment to the 2016-17 budget for Chelsea Fire & Rescue Department. Read more

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At its peak, the fire was between eight and 10 acres in size. Read more

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Erica Techo

Chelsea council member Juanita Champion has perfect attendance at 12 years of council meetings. Read more

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  • Tommy King is promoted to Fire Captain for the Chelsea Fire Department

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    Tommy King is promoted to Fire Captain for the Chelsea Fire Department

    Tommy King is promoted to Fire Captain for the Chelsea Fire Department. Pictured from left Mayor Tony Picklesimer, Liz King, Tommy King and Chief Wayne Shirley.

  • Billy Ricketts with the Chelsea Fire Department is promoted to Lieutenant

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    Billy Ricketts with the Chelsea Fire Department is promoted to Lieutenant

    Billy Ricketts with the Chelsea Fire Department is promoted to Lieutenant. Pictured from left: Chief Wayne Shirley, Billy Ricketts and wife Lindsey and Mayor Tony Picklesimer.

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