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A public hearing was held during the meeting for a request from The Broadway Group for 1.61 acres of property on Hwy. 11 to be rezoned from E1 to B1 for commercial development for a Dollar General store. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Carol Bruser.

On Oct. 8, our Leadership Shelby County class had its first official outing as we spent time in the county seat of Columbiana for Government Day. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Teachers in the five Chelsea schools will soon be receiving the funds requested for items for their classrooms and schools through the newly implemented Nick Grant Program. Read more

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Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

The city of Chelsea entered Fiscal Year 2020 with a total operating budget of $12,675,476; $9 million of that is revenue, and the other $3 million is for capital projects. Read more

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Tommy King has been promoted to Chief with the Chelsea Fire Department

Leah Ingram Eagle

Tommy King and Billy Ricketts both received promotions within the Chelsea Fire Department. Read more

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The grant committee has approved 118 applications for over $110,000. Read more

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Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

The first project from Chelsea’s capital budget, a new archery park, was completed just in time for archery season. Read more

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Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

The city of Chelsea’s website recently received an overhaul. Although the previous website was only several years old, it was time to equip it with upgrades and more capabilities. The new website will launch Oct. 10. Read more

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The budget totals around $9 million in revenue, not including funding for capital projects. 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 by Leah Ingram Eagle.

Schools in Chelsea will soon see an increase in money from the city. On Aug. 6, the Chelsea City Council and Mayor Tony Picklesimer unanimously voted to approve an additional 1-cent sales tax, increasing from 4% to 5%, for the city. Read more

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Chelsea City Council

Leah Ingram Eagle

City engineer Keith Hager said this plan is a “wish list” of projects that would be beneficial to the city, and proposing this list to ALDOT will give them ideas on what might be possible in the upcoming year. Read more

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Chelsea City Council

Leah Ingram Eagle

The one percent increase will take effect on October 1, 2019. Read more

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At Tuesday's meeting, the city council voted to award Alabama Asphalt & Construction an annual paving contract for the city's roads. Read more

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Chelsea City Council June 4

Leah Ingram Eagle

The building features a men’s and women’s restroom on the front, and a 25-person storm shelter on the back. Read more

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Chelsea Middle School baseball team

Leah Ingram Eagle

Local accomplishments honored at Tuesday's meeting Read more

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Chelsea City Council April 16

Leah Ingram Eagle

The city will purchase 12 acres of land from Honea Properties behind the fire station. Read more

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Chelsea City Council April 2

Leah Ingram Eagle

A bid was accepted for Douglas Built, LLC to perform construction of the new Chelsea Fire Station 33 at Tuesday night's meeting. Read more

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Chelsea City Council March 19

Leah Eagle

At Tuesday night's Chelsea City Council Meeting, Scott Weygand was unanimously voted as the new mayor pro-tempore by his fellow council members. Read more

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Tony Picklesimer and Bart Pettus

Leah Eagle

At Coffee with the Mayor on Tuesday, Mayor Tony Picklesimer announced Bart Pettus as the city's new Parks & Recreation director. Read more

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  • Chelsea City Council meeting Sept. 17

    Leah Ingram Eagle

    Chelsea City Council meeting Sept. 17

    Kenneth Paschal from the Alabama Family Rights Association attended the Sept. 17 Chelsea City Council meeting and encouraged families to have a meal together that week without any phones at the table.

  • Chelsea City Council Sept. 17

    Leah Ingram Eagle

    Chelsea City Council Sept. 17

    Jenny Bartlett of the Chelsea Historical Society poses with Mayor Tony Picklesimer after he signed a proclamation designating the week of Sept. 23 Constitution Week.

  • Chelsea named Tree City USA for 20th year

    Wayne Morris

    Chelsea named Tree City USA for 20th year

    The city was honored by the Arbor Day Foundation at the Sept. 3 meeting

  • Chelsea City Council

    Leah Ingram Eagle

    Chelsea City Council

    Aug. 20 meeting

  • Chelsea Mayor Tony Picklesimer

    Leah Ingram Eagle

    Chelsea Mayor Tony Picklesimer

  • Chelsea City Council April 2

    Leah Ingram Eagle

    Chelsea City Council April 2

    Members of the Chelsea City Council and Mayor Tony Picklesimer

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