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The events are to end the stigma of mental illness and focus on wellness. Read more

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Shelby County Commission Meeting Feb. 10

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Residents opposing the proposed Coosa River Bridge addressed the commission, along with Alan Miller, District Judge Candidate and a representative for Bradley Byrne. Read more

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Wild About Chocolate was held Saturday, Feb. 8 at The Harbert Center in downtown Birmingham to raise money for the AWC and its programs. Read more

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The Chelsea Middle School student was released from Children's Hospital on Feb. 6 after a 12-week hospital stay following a golf cart accident that resulted in a traumatic brain injury. Read more

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Clay Hammac addresses the audience at the Shelby County Chamber luncheon on Feb. 6.

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The Executive Director of Compact2020 gave an update on the community initiative, and how it has helped since its formation in 2016. Read more

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A homecoming celebration for Eli will be held at Chelsea Middle School Thursday afternoon and the community is invited to attend. Read more

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While the topic of the proposed Coosa River toll bridge was not on the commission’s agenda, a crowd of over 60 people attended the meeting. When attendees who were opposed to the bridge were asked to stand, every person in the room stood. Read more

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Photos courtesy of Randy Hemphill.

Hemphill published his second book, “The Restored Man,” in 2019, which details his journey from being a religious man to a restored man and provides a process to help men grow both spiritually and emotionally. Read more

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The sale, in its 13th year, will be Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21 and 22 in the gymnasium of Asbury Methodist Church. Read more

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After hosting some trial classes at the North Shelby Library last fall, the group decided to make North Shelby Library another spot for their classes beginning in the spring semester. Read more

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The group gained a better knowledge and understanding of law enforcement, the court system, community corrections and juvenile services in Shelby County. Read more

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The system is intended to send lifesaving emergency notifications straight to cellphones, landline phones and email, and quickly provide critical information about severe weather, fires, floods, road closures, missing persons, evacuations and more. Read more

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Rucker orders the walnuts raw and then roasts and candies them in her home kitchen. The three flavors include brown sugar chipotle, mild brown sugar chipotle and spicy brown sugar chipotle. Read more

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In December, four Chelsea schools received checks from the first round of requests from the Nick Grant program totaling over $106,000. Read more

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The largest tenant of the Shops at Dunnavant Square will be a familiar one. ACE Hardware signed a contract in December to lease 7,000 square feet of the shopping center. Read more

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Shelby County Jail

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Sheriff John Samaniego said he feels it is without a doubt the best jail in the state. It is also the only jail in Alabama that is accredited by the National Institute of Jail Operations an accreditation based on legal precedent. Read more

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Chelsea City Council 1/21/20

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The company will locate their international headquarters in Chelsea and add 20 new full-time jobs in the city. Read more

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Alabama legislators speak to the audience at the Legislative Preview luncheon on Jan. 15.

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Three of the 11 of who represent Shelby County are running for higher offices. Read more

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Shelby Co Commission Jan. 13

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The Talladega County Commission will have a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 13. Even if they are for the bridge, it can’t be built unless Shelby County is also for it since it will affect the roads in both counties. Read more

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Shelby County Sheriff John Samaniego

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The Shelby County Sheriff was the featured speaker at the Shelby Chamber's first luncheon of the year. Read more

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