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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

Chelsea City Council Jan. 7

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The 11 inaugural members were approved during Tuesday night's city council meeting. Read more

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Staff photo.

The 2020 Pelham Polar Plunge, a fundraiser for Special Olympics of Alabama put on by the Pelham Police Department, will be Saturday, Jan. 18, at 9 a.m. Read more

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During the Dec. 23 Shelby County Commission meeting, Councilman Kevin Morris said that through Ellis’ efforts, the state law was amended and adapted to include an evaluation process. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Lisa Booher.

The second longest running Birmingham Track Club race returns for its 43rd year later this month. Adam’s Heart Runs, one of the club’s most popular annual events, will be at Oak Mountain State Park on Saturday, Jan. 25. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Carol Bruser.

During the third class day for the Leadership Shelby County class of 2020, the group learned about the various organizations that work together to promote economic development in Shelby County. Read more

People/Places

saint mark parish

Photo courtesy of Saint Mark the Evangelist.

Tucked just off Alabama 119 at Brook Highland, the campus of Saint Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church recently expanded its campus. On Nov. 17, the new Parish Center, that will serve the 1,200-family congregation, was dedicated. Read more

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New Chelsea Fire Station

Photos by Erin Nelson.

Station 33 is designed to house five people 24 hours a day, which it will in the future as more staff is added. For now, the station will be staffed with two people who will run the fire truck and rescue transport unit. Read more

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Stretch Zone

Lori Gordon

Kenny Gordon was such a fan of Stretch Zone and its program that he and his wife Lori bought the Vestavia Hills franchise from its former owner in October. Read more

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Space Cadets

Butch Dill

It was one morning when Kim McBrayer couldn’t find her son’s field trip shirt for school that she first realized the effect being unorganized had on her life, and knew she needed to make a change. Read more

Businesses

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Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

Many people want to get organized, and some may even have it as one of their New Year’s resolutions. Tara Bremer created her business, House Peace, to accomplish just that. Read more

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New intersection on 280

Photo by Erin Nelson.

The light began functioning Dec. 13 and allows traffic from the access road to turn left and right onto U.S. 280. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

King’s Stables is home to an equine therapy program for the youth at King’s Home as well as other nonprofits and people in the community in need. Read more

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Emma Borders - Rags to Wags

Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

After mending a few more of Dorothy’s dog toys, Emma decided to turn her love of creativity and her ability to sew into her own nonprofit business: Rags to Wags. Read more

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Chelsea City Council 12/17

Leah Ingram Eagle

Samuel Parsons of the Regional Planning Committee of Greater Birmingham gave an update during the Dec. 17 meeting. Read more

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33 teachers from schools around the county gathered for the yearly program at Oak Mountain High School. Read more

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Sheriff's Office employees receive awards from CTEC students.

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Students presented three awards to Sheriff's Office personnel for assisting them with career prep. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Bayer Properties.

The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and guests can enjoy traditional Chanukah treats including latkes, donuts, chocolate gelt (coins) drops, as well as entertainment for the whole family and traditional Chanukah songs. Read more

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