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The budget totals around $9 million in revenue, not including funding for capital projects. Read more

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The annual fundraiser for the Shelby County Education Foundation was held at Inverness Country Club on Sept. 12. Read more

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The Shelby County Commission approved next year's Fiscal Year budget at the Sept. 9 meeting.

Leah Ingram Eagle

The operational general fund budget will increase to over $64 million for 2020. Read more

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Chelsea Park is named a Bicentennial School of Excellence

Chelsea Park Elementary

CPES received the honor on Sept. 3 along with a $5,000 Governor’s Award grant to support its continued commitment to student-led community engagement. Read more

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Probate Judge Allison Boyd addresses the crowd at the Sept. 5 chamber luncheon.

Leah Ingram Eagle

Mental health needs and Services in Shelby County was the topic of the Sept. 5 Chamber Connections Luncheon held at the First Baptist Church of Columbiana. Read more

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Chelsea named Tree City USA for 20th year

Wayne Morris

Chelsea was honored as a 2018 Tree City USA for their commitment to effective urban forest management. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Travis Bender.

All seven of the high school marching bands in Shelby County will gather for an annual event this month. The 2019 Shelby County Showcase of Bands, hosted by Oak Mountain High School, will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at Heardmont Park at 6:30 p.m. Read more

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Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

Navigating the death of a family member can be a difficult and lonely road. The need to talk with others who have a similar experience can be a helpful part of the healing journey. Read more

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Giggles & Grace is gearing up for their fall consignment sale that will be held Sept. 6-7. What began as an idea from two church members is now in its 12th year as a spring and fall event at Asbury United Methodist Church. Read more

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Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

Riley Scruggs did not look like a heroin addict. A talented artist, musician and athlete, he was nicknamed “Smiley Riley” for the way his smile lit up a room. Read more

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Class 7A, Section 3 Golf Tournament

Staff photo.

The Shelby Chamber is making preparations for its Tee It Up Fore Education golf tournament. This will be the 30th year of the event, which raises money to help fund the chamber’s career readiness program along with student and teacher scholarships. Read more

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Photo courtesy of John Milton.

After taking a group of eight Oak Mountain High School students to a leadership conference in Auburn in 2013, John Milton wanted to provide a similar, but free, experience for Shelby County students closer to home. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Bundles of Hope.

What began as a conversation about the high cost of diapers between a group of women in 2014 has turned into a thriving nonprofit that serves around 600 families each month. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Dan Deem.

Mt Laurel Elementary is gearing up for its 15th Renaissance Faire. The event will be held at the school Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Read more

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Photo courtesy of SEE Eyewear.

Two retailers will open their first stores in the state at The Summit this fall. SEE, a fashionable eyewear brand, and Peloton stationary bikes will be the newest additions to the shopping center. Read more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Guests at the Taste of Shelby County can enjoy great food and support a great cause. This will be the 12th year for the event, which will be held at the Inverness Country Club on Sept. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Owned and operated by a family out of Maryland, CoreLife recently opened its third Birmingham location in Greystone. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

No longer just for golf courses, golf carts were becoming popular for individuals and the need for a retail store was evident. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

A husband-wife dentist team recently launched their new dental practice at the Narrows. Dr. Colynda Vu and Dr. David Ray opened Valley Ridge Family Dentistry on Aug. 5. Read more

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Renderings courtesy of the Shelby County Arts Council.

The Shelby County Arts Center at Old Mill Square, located in Columbiana, will hold a ribbon cutting Sept. 20 at 10:30 a.m. Read more

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