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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Jim Moeller, owner of New York Butcher Shoppe in The Heights Village Shopping Center, really enjoys his business. Read more

Businesses

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Photo by Alyx Chandler

Young Life Birmingham South, a local chapter of a national Christian youth ministry, has one simple goal. Read more

People/Places

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Photo by Lexi Coon

The Polar Plunge, an annual event that allows brave souls to jump into frigid lake water to raise money for the Alabama Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, returns Jan. 26 to Oak Mountain State Park. Read more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Suman Silwal/MRuns.com

Birmingham Track Club will host one of its largest annual events, Adam’s Heart Runs, at Oak Mountain State Park on Saturday, Jan. 26. Read more

People/Places

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In addition to the continued popularity of reading, a chance to get out of the house and enjoy a positive social activity is the “driving force” of book clubs, according to Polk. Read more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Suman Silwal, mruns.com

The event has become a holiday season tradition for some families, according to Bob Cosby, race director and CEO of the JVPOA. Read more

People/Places

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Photo by Erica Techo

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

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of King’s Home

Those who wish to support the cause can attend the annual fundraiser called Kampfire for the King from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 17 at the King’s Home campus in Chelsea. Read more

People/Places

Mt Laurel Elementary will host its annual Turkey Trot fundraiser, a one-mile fun run and walk, on Nov. 10 at 9 a.m. Read more

Schools

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The event’s Awareness Expo will show people how to protect themselves from ticks and recognize Lyme disease symptoms, according to event organizer Tina Neathammer. Read more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of King’s Home Shelby Auxiliary

Those who wish to support the ministry can attend a fundraiser, the Pumpkin Bash Chili Cook-Off, at Town Hall in Indian Springs Village on Oct. 28. Read more

People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Seeking to accommodate rising enrollment, Chelsea High School will begin the new academic year with a new, two-story wing on the school’s northeast side. Read more

Schools

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Rock N Roll Sushi offers fresh food and a unique atmosphere to the Shops of Colonnade. Read more

Businesses

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Photo by Lexi Coon

The Alabama Wildlife Center will host its seventh annual Chirps and Chips fundraiser at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Read more

People/Places

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

Vestavia Hills Sunrise Rotary Club will host its 10th annual Iron City Chef fundraiser at the Jefferson State Community College Culinary & Hospitality Institute in Hoover on Saturday, July 14. Read more

People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Entrepreneur Mart Marasco gave up a full-time business development job in his hometown of Altoona, Pennsylvania, to move to Birmingham with his family in February 2017 and help start a new company. Read more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of the American Cancer Society.

ABC 33/40 news anchor Brenda Ladun has battled cancer twice and lost friends to the disease. Read more

People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Even in the age of the internet, reading is a powerful tool to stimulate a child’s imagination, according to Jeremy Davis, coordinator of the children’s department at Hoover Public Library. Read more

People/Places

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

It wouldn’t seem like spring or summer on the 280 corridor without the opening of farmers markets. Read more

People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Long-needed improvements will be made soon to the busy interchange at Interstate 459 and U.S. 280. Read more

People/Places

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