RSS

JASMYNE RAY

IMG_1113.JPG

Jasmyne Ray

County Manager Alex Dudchock took a moment to acknowledge Winston Estes, who has worked as the county’s IT director for 30 years, as he prepares to retire. Read more

News

IMG_1071.JPG

Jasmyne Ray

AAI president and chief executive officer, Jim Page, broke down a number of facts about not just the state of Shelby County’s infrastructure, but the state of Alabama’s infrastructure as a whole. Read more

News

IMG_0972.JPG

Jasmyne Ray

Three Chelsea High School students, Elliot Gage, Katie Nail and Sarah Hyde, were present during the meeting to give their presentation for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Students of the Year competition. Read more

News

SH---Shelby-Teachers-of-the-Year.jpg

Photo courtesy of Shelby County Schools

The Shelby County school system recognized its top educators for the year at the annual Teachers of the Year ceremony Dec. 3 at Oak Mountain High School. Read more

Schools

280-BIZ-Cahaba-Lily-South.jpg

Photo by Layton Dudley

With more than 30 years of retail and real estate experience, it was only a matter of time before Sue Matthews and Linda Ford joined forces to start the Cahaba Lily South boutique at 5479 U.S. 280. Read more

Businesses

In addition to cutting and color services, The Hair Bar’s new location now has a massage therapist on staff and an aesthetician who provides skin care services. Read more

Businesses

280-COVER-YIP-Chelsea-Community-Center.jpg

Rendering courtesy of the city of Chelsea

Since opening in 2015, the Chelsea Community Center has become a hub of activity within the city, with visitors coming from within the city and surrounding communities. Read more

News

280-COVER-YIP-Chelsea-Fire-Department.jpg

Renderings courtesy of Chelsea Fire and Rescue

The city of Chelsea’s fire department will be renovating one of its buildings, located off of County Road 51 near U.S. 280, in the coming months. Read more

News

280-COVER-YIP-Chelsea-Overlay.jpg

Rendering courtesy of Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham

The Chelsea City Council will decide soon on whether to implement an overlay district for more uniformity in development along U.S. 280. Read more

News

COVER---YIP-Chambers-Merging1.jpg

Photo by Jasmyne Ray

The South Shelby and Greater Shelby County chambers of commerce announced in early December that they would come together to form a single organization, the Shelby County Chamber. Read more

News

280-COVER-YIP-Leadership-Shelby.jpg

Photo courtesy of Leadership Shelby County

Leadership Shelby County’s current class is at work on their projects to help the county. Read more

News

IMG_2203.JPG

Jasmyne Ray

With all council members present, the Chelsea City Council acknowledged, voted on and carried two annexation ordinances at the Dec. 18 meeting. Read more

News

IMG_0809.JPG

Jasmyne Ray

On the ninth and final night of Channukah, the Chabad of Alabama held their annual Grand Menorah Lighting in the Saks Plaza at the Summit. Read more

People/Places

IMG_0954.JPG

Jasmyne Ray

At the Dec. 10 meeting, the Shelby County Commission approved a Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Grant application that will assist in providing recreational trails in the Shelby County Cahaba River Park and Forever Wild Land Trust. Read more

News

IMG_0783.JPG

Jasmyne Ray

At its last luncheon of the year, the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce presented their annual Diamond Awards Dec. 6. The awards recognize various businesses, nonprofits and individuals that have made a significant impact on their community. Read more

News

IMG_0727.JPG

Jasmyne Ray

During their meeting on Nov. 26, the Shelby County Commission voted to accept and approve the county’s board and committee appointments. Read more

News

IMG_0719.JPG

Jasmyne Ray

The lots will eventually become a community of homes called Buckhorn Valley Estates. Read more

News

BIZ---Moda-Boutique_UAB_7193.jpg

Photo by Kamp Fender

Moda Boutique opened its second location Oct. 27 just off U.S. 280. Read more

Businesses

Sandra Annonio, a pottery artist based in Chelsea, is one of many who will be showing and selling their work. Read more

People/Places

280-Christmas-Tree-Recycling---1.jpg

Photo by Erica Techo

The Birmingham Zoo and Mountain Brook Board of Landscape Design hold a yearly tree recycling event from the day after Christmas to mid-January. Read more

People/Places

Subscribe to our daily newsletters

* indicates required
280 Living