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I-59/20 Bridge

Sarah Finnegan

The Interstate 59/20 bridge near Birmingham’s Uptown area is going to be closed for about a year as the Alabama Department of Transportation works to construct a new bridge with more capacity. Read more

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Photo by Kamp Fender.

When Chelsea Middle School eighth-grader Brandon Ridderhoff was called to the school media center, he wasn’t expecting to be handed a check for $1,000. Read more

Chelsea Schools

After his 40th birthday, Cary Guffey woke up in the middle of the night with a new goal: to complete a marathon. Read more

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Photo by Kamp Fender.

The program currently has about seven regular archers, he said, though it has to compete with other sports like football and cheer for kids’ time. Read more

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Chelsea Council votes to purchase sewer system

Sydney Cromwell

Chelsea issued a press release with details of its proposed agreement with Southwest Water Company on Friday, Jan. 18. Read more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell

Kaliffa Oliveira has participated in judo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu since he was 3 years old, and he has worked his way up to national and world rankings in both sports. Read more

Businesses

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell

Dr. Tony Ballagas’ veterinary surgery practice outgrew its facility on Acton Road several years ago. In early January, he will relocate to U.S. 280 to expand his space and his services for pets. Read more

Businesses

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Photo by Kamp Fender

The second of three paving and bike lane projects for Oak Mountain State Park is expected to start in February 2019. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

The wildlife center held an official ribbon cutting for its new mew and introduced its newest resident on Dec. 15. Read more

People/Places

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The proposed project would reconnect Cahaba Beach Road and Sicard Hollow Road over the Little Cahaba River. Read more

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Photo courtesy of John Graham

Three takeoffs. Three landings. It was a simple flight pattern, but it cemented Jack Graham’s status as a solo pilot. Read more

People/Places

At practices for Oak Mountain High School’s new climbing club, it’s common for team members to fall while attempting a climb. But they dust themselves off and try it again. Read more

Oak Mountain Schools

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Courtesy of Matthew Preskitt

The Preskitt family skips the tree lot and delivers holiday trees and greenery directly to homes. Read more

Businesses

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Rendering courtesy of the city of Chelsea

New development to include splash pad, athletic field, pickleball courts, archery park, amphitheater Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

The Brogdons’ treehouse had its TV debut Sept. 14 on Animal Planet, in the show’s 11th season. Read more

People/Places

Eurasian eagle-owl

Sydney Cromwell

The mew has been in design and construction for two years. Read more

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2018 Greater Shelby Chamber Safety Awards

Sydney Cromwell

The Safety Awards Luncheon was held on Sept. 26. Read more

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Illustration courtesy of the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham.

When the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham asked Jefferson and Shelby County residents about their biggest transportation priorities, the top answer for residents along the U.S. 280 corridor was no surprise: traffic congestion. Read more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

At Leslie Jackson’s iStroll fitness classes, having a kid in a stroller isn’t an obstacle — it’s part of the workout. Read more

People/Places

The paratransit bus service provides rides for retirees and people with disabilities around central Alabama. Read more

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