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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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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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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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As a member of the 2020 Leadership Shelby County class, I spent my second class day gaining a perspective of education in Shelby County and heard from students, teachers and visited two local colleges. Read more

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Public buildings and services around Hoover and Chelsea have a variety of closing schedules for the Christmas and New Year holidays. Read more

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Chad Scroggins addresses the commission at a previous commission meeting

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The new hangar at the Shelby County Airport would accommodate more aircraft and provide hangar space for prospective tenants and serve as a source of revenue for the airport. Read more

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Hoover city and Shelby County offices will close for both the Veterans Day and Thanksgiving holidays in 2019, but some public buildings will have different holiday hours. Read more

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The inaugural Tourism & Recreation All Star Awards were held to honor those who make Shelby County an attractive destination for tourists and visitors. Read more

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If the Hoover City Council had not raised sales, use, leasing and lodging taxes last year, city revenues from those taxes likely would have declined this fiscal year, city records now indicate. Read more

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Shelby County is gearing up for the 2020 census and educating the public is an important part of their job. 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.

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

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Shelby County Commission

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The commission also approved a new three-year contract with WastePro, which comes with a small rate increase. Read more

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However, looking back over his tenure with the county, his coworkers say it’s almost impossible to encompass all the things he has done to make Shelby County a success. Read more

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Compact 2020’s community prevention team recently introduced a new countywide initiative: The Family Friendly Vendor program. Read more

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SouthWest Water Company in June announced cash scholarships for three graduating high school students in Shelby County who plan to make engineering their main course of study. Read more

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Melody Whitten discussed the progress of 58 Inc. at Thursday's luncheon. Read more

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Small business award winners

Leah Ingram Eagle

Of the 33 nominees for small business of the year, five took home the award at Wednesday's event. Read more

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Shelby County Commission May 13

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The Shelby County Commission and SWWC have agreed to cease their efforts to adopt a local constitutional amendment during the 2019 Regular Session. Read more

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Shelby County and Hoover are partnering to add a traffic signal and turn lanes at the intersection at an estimated cost of $600,000. Read more

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  • Chad Scroggins addresses the commission at a previous commission meeting

    Leah Ingram Eagle

    Chad Scroggins addresses the commission at a previous commission meeting

    Chad Scroggins addresses the commission at a previous commission meeting.

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

    Leah Ingram Eagle

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

  • Carletta Singleton

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    Carletta Singleton

    Carletta Singleton from the U.S. Census Regional Bureau Office in Atlanta gave a presentation entitled “Everyone Counts” focusing on importance of the 2020 Census to Shelby County and all of its communities at the May 2 Shelby Chamber Connections Luncheon.

  • Shelby County Commission April 8

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    Shelby County Commission April 8

    Members of the Shelby County Commission at the April 8, 2019 meeting.

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    District 41 Representative Corley Ellis was recognized for his sponsorship of two acts that passed during the state's 2018 Legislative Session

  • OMHS VS Hazel Green Football 2017

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    OMHS VS Hazel Green Football 2017

    The Oak Mountain High School marching band performs at halftime during a game against Hazel Green on November 3, 2017 at Heardmont Park in Birmingham, Al.

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