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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of CTSM Architects.

St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church is looking to build a new home. more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Lisa Booher.

The event features 10K and 10-mile chip-timed races, both beginning at 9 a.m. more

People/Places

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Photo by John Michael Simpson.

Participants will jump into cold lake water to support Special Olympics Alabama, which provides training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. more

People/Places

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Photo by Erica Techo.

In 2018, the city of Chelsea will continue to aggressively recruit more retail establishments. more

Businesses

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Photo courtesy of Shelby Probate Court.

The court will host another five-day crisis response training for first responders, probably this summer, according to Allison Boyd, Mental Health Services programs coordinator. more

People/Places

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Staff photo.

The Chabad of Alabama organization will offer two festive events during Hanukkah. more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Suman Silwal.

The annual Meadow Brook Runs 5K and Fun Run, which raises money for the nonprofit Jesus Video Project of Alabama, will take place in the Meadow Brook Corporate Park on Saturday, Dec. 16. more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of the Alabama Wildlife Center.

Alabama Wildlife Center will host its 16th annual holiday craft and bake sale fundraiser at Veterans Park in Hoover on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of BigStock.

Both Shelby County and the City of Hoover will offer residents an easy way to recycle their Christmas trees into useful materials for public projects. more

People/Places

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Erica Techo

Churches along the 280 corridor have opportunities to give back as individuals give thanks this November. more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of King’s Home Shelby Auxiliary.

King’s Home, a faith-based non-profit in Chelsea, provides women and children with a safe refuge from abuse, neglect and homelessness. more

People/Places

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280 Living September 2018