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Chelsea schools have received over $1 million since grant implementation
Nine Nick Grant resolutions were approved during the meeting, totaling $124,515.25. These were over and above the other grants that were already approved.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM


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280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Chamber to host recycling day in Chelsea
The Shelby County Chamber, along with United Ability and Gone For Good, will host a Ready to Shred recycling day event at Chelsea City Hall on April 8.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
County mayors give community updates
Mayor Brenda Bell Guercio of Indian Springs said it will institute a small sales tax in 2021 in order to begin to contribute more financially to the schools and be prepared for any needs that may arise, such as road repairs.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Fore a good cause
Leadership Shelby County will host its annual golf tournament on Monday, April 19, at Riverchase Country Club.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Diabetes Walk back at Veterans Park
The organization converted the fundraiser to a virtual format in 2020 due to COVID-19 but feels comfortable in returning to an in-person event this year, said Nicole Martin, the groups communications and events manager.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Fire at the Foothills event returns for 10th year
“Its an outside event,” said founder/organizer and city council member Scott Weygand. “We feel like everyone can be responsible and safe, and its our attempt at trying to get back to normalcy.”...
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
A hooting good time
The event will take place on Saturday, April 17 from 1-3 p.m. at the Alabama Wildlife Center at Oak Mountain State Park. It will feature birthday cake, kids activities including making owl masks, and a special meet and greet with Coosa himself.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Golf tournament benefiting LLS
The cost for a two-person team is $200 and includes range balls, a golf cart, golf fees and lunch. The first round will begin at 8 a.m., followed by lunch at noon, and then the second round will begin at 1 p.m.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Getting fit with FiA
Beth Phillips, a mom of four who lives near Spain Park, started the FiA Birmingham chapter in September 2019. Her husband was a part of F3, a similar organization for men.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
UM announces cyber tuition for graduate programs, discounted summer tuition
The Universitys Board of Trustees approved the cyber tuition rates during its Feb. 12 meeting.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Game Changers: Hoover-based nonprofit finds prescription to help kids struggling with learning disor
Alabama Game Changers owns the nonprofit clinic and uses Conways treatment methodology. He actually comes to Hoover two weeks each month to help train the staff and meet with parents and the Alabama Game Changers board of directors.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Leading through a rebuild
The 2021 team has two seniors and a young group overall with three eighth graders on the team. Nonetheless, Trent Malloy, the other senior on the team, said he thinks the Lions are “severely underestimated.”...
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Tipton claims individual wrestling title
Tipton (32-8) was the top wrestler for the Eagles at the tournament, defeating Spain Parks Bradley Williams by 8-6 decision in the final. Williams was a seventh grader who suffered his first loss of the season to Tipton in the championship.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
The Reset: Baseball teams compete in Hoover Buc Classic
The local high school sports teams have been in action over the past two weeks.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Jags get back to final 4 in stellar season
“It was an outstanding basketball game,” Spain Park head coach Chris Laatsch said following the game. “They made one more play than we did.”...
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
April varsity sports calendar
Read about the upcoming sport events along the Highway 280 corridor.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Life Actually By Kari Kampakis: Protecting your teens privacy
As a writer, I realized years ago that some stories are mine to share and some stories arent.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Creating boards, boxes and bombs
Mercedes Stewart created Boards by M, a business that allows her to showcase her cheese boards and charcuterie boards along with hot chocolate bombs and chocolate boxes.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Keeping clean during COVID-19
Operated by Alabaster resident Jason Burton, EnviroSol provides fully tailored janitorial services and germ remediation services to the greater Shelby and Jefferson County areas, including the U.S. 280 corridor.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
H2 Recruits: finding candidates, filling jobs
H2 has clients throughout the Birmingham area and also the Southeast.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
From pandemic to pizza: Shelby County man launching pop-up pizzeria
Gilliam began experimenting with making pizza, joining a plethora of social media groups and learning from those around the country, including one pizza maestro in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, who he says has a “cult following.”...
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Ditching the mommy guilt
A board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist, Ellis-Cox not only works with children, but also shares a message of love, hope and acceptance for moms. She works with them to change their mindset and help them live a more balanced life.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Magic Masks
“Magic Masks” was released in February and helps to explain the pandemic in a way that children can understand.
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Statue to Statue race moves to Oak Mountain
The Ellis Porch Statue to Statue 15K, a race that typically starts near the Vulcan statue, is moving to Oak Mountain in its 29th year.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
SafeHouse Shelby to host online auction
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the organization will host an online auction April 22-25.
280 Living at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Ranellis Deli and Cafe at 5 Points South turns 50
Ranellis Deli and Cafe, one of Birmingham Southsides most treasured eateries, celebrated its 50th anniversary this month. A Family Named … Continue reading Ranellis Deli and Cafe at 5 Points South turns 50 The post Ranellis Deli and Cafe at 5 Points South turns 50 appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is April 24. Here are the details.
Save the date Jefferson County!  The annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is fast approaching. Start gathering up all the … Continue reading Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is April 24. Here are the details. The post Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is April 24. Here are the details. appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Sprint to these 7 local stores for your next pair of running shoes
Trainers, tennis (or “tenny”) shoes, dogs, or whatever else you call running shoes, are in hot demand right now. Not … Continue reading Sprint to these 7 local stores for your next pair of running shoes The post Sprint to these 7 local stores for your next pair of running shoes appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:12 PM
Winn-Dixie, BHM Airport, local pharmacies added to Bham COVID vaccine sites
This week, Jefferson County is adding two Winn-Dixie locations, the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport and some local pharmacies to the growing … Continue reading Winn-Dixie, BHM Airport, local pharmacies added to Bham COVID vaccine sites The post Winn-Dixie, BHM Airport, local pharmacies added to Bham COVID vaccine sites appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:11 PM
New jobs, business updates + networking events this week in Birmingham
On a scale of one to the ship that blocked the Suez Canal for six days, how stuck are you? … Continue reading New jobs, business updates + networking events this week in Birmingham The post New jobs, business updates + networking events this week in Birmingham appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:11 PM
See Birminghams first “flex” lanes and learn why it matters (photos)
Have you driven toward downtown Birmingham on 20th Street between 1st Avenue North and 3rd Avenue North lately? The right … Continue reading See Birminghams first “flex” lanes and learn why it matters (photos) The post See Birminghams first “flex” lanes and learn why it matters (photos) appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:11 PM
WBHM named Station of the Year by Alabama Broadcasters Association
Congrats are in order for WBHM-FM for winning the Station of the Year Award by the Alabama Broadcasters Association (ABA). … Continue reading WBHM named Station of the Year by Alabama Broadcasters Association The post WBHM named Station of the Year by Alabama Broadcasters Association appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:11 PM
7 ways to enjoy Virtual Vacation Day in Birmingham
A year into the pandemic, and I think we’re all looking forward to taking an in-person vacation. While the vaccine … Continue reading 7 ways to enjoy Virtual Vacation Day in Birmingham The post 7 ways to enjoy Virtual Vacation Day in Birmingham appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:11 PM
Heres how top RealtySouth agents are supporting Big Oak Ranch
On Tuesday, March 9, 150 Top Producers celebrated their success by giving back to a charity of their choice: Big … Continue reading Here’s how top RealtySouth agents are supporting Big Oak Ranch The post Here’s how top RealtySouth agents are supporting Big Oak Ranch appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:54:11 PM
Dinner + brunch with a view: 6 local restaurants with rooftops
Ah, springtime is finally here. Despite the excessive amount of pollen, we’re living for this patio weather. What better way … Continue reading Dinner + brunch with a view: 6 local restaurants with rooftops The post Dinner + brunch with a view: 6 local restaurants with rooftops appeared first on Bham Now .
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Jones, Smith, Harris reconnect at Alabama's pro day No. 2
DeVonta Smith was there for quarterback Mac Jones once again, this time it was at Alabama's latest pro day. The Heisman Trophy-winning wide receiver seemed to have little left to prove for NFL teams on the field, but showed up Tuesday to help Jones out. Jones threw a series of different routes, including some deep [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:19:07 PM
Birmingham police looking for missing Bessemer man
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Birmingham Police Department is looking for a Bessemer man who has been missing since Monday. Othello Thompson, 53, was last seen at 6p.m. Monday in the 1800 block of 6th Avenue South. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie/jacket, black shoes, and an unknown color pants. Thompson suffers from [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:39:29 PM
Mobile-area home sales increase 17.4% year-over-year in February
Homes sold an average of 37 days faster than one year ago.
Alabama Power at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:00:00 PM
WEATHER AWARE: Strong Storms Tomorrow, Mostly SE of Birmingham. Damaging Winds, Heavy Rain Likely
After a cool & gorgeous day of sunshine yesterday, a mostly cloudy sky has returned to Central AL this afternoon ahead of another round of showers & storms tonight. As a cold front moves Southeast through the region, a risk of severe weather will arise again, especially for those of us Southeast of Birmingham tomorrow [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:57:24 PM
James Spann: Strong, possibly severe storms for Alabama Wednesday
With saturated soil conditions, trees could come down easily.
Alabama Power at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:45:21 PM
Boaz woman arrested for using meth, other drugs while pregnant
BOAZ, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Etowah County Sheriff's Office has arrested a woman for using multiple drugs, including methamphetamine, while pregnant. Sarah Brooke Walden, 25, has been charged with chemical endangerment of exposing a child to an environment in which controlled substances are ingested, produced or distributed. After Walden's child was born, she tested positive [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 3:29:10 PM
Fight between father, son leads to fatal shooting in Leeds
LEEDS, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Leeds Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one dead Tuesday afternoon. According to Chief Jim Atkinson, officers responded to a domestic incident reported on Railroad Avenue at 1:50 p.m. When they arrived, they found one person dead at the scene. During their investigation, police discovered that a father [...]...
CBS 42 at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:59:51 PM
Birmingham's budget outlook much better than initially feared
The city of Birmingham's revenue projects look much brighter than they did a year ago.
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:48:34 PM
Developer acquires last parcel for Parkside project
After years of planning, a new student housing project in Parkside has cleared some of its final hurdles.
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:42:23 PM
Guest Notebook: New law offers rent relief for commercial tenants
Guest columnists explain how amendments to the bankruptcy code offer rent relief to commercial tenants.
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:28:20 PM
Man shot during domestic dispute in Jefferson County
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- Officers with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office are investigating shooting on Fields Lane. According to Sgt. Joni Money, one man was shot during a domestic situation in the 700 block of Fields Lane. The shooting was reportedly the result of one person acting in self-defense. No other information has been released.
CBS 42 at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:18:23 PM
City Council approves rezoning for $55M Ensley project
The Birmingham City Council will soon consider incentives that could bring a $55 million development to Ensley.
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:10:39 PM
Alabama Project SHARE stories: Ruthie Buchanan
Lost loved ones led to financial need for this elderly Birmingham woman.
Alabama Power at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 2:00:21 PM
Birmingham's housing authority lands $12.8M from HUD
The Housing Authority of the Birmingham District has landed $12.8 million from HUD that could be used for future projects and initiatives.
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 1:41:30 PM
$12 per hour internships for high school seniors Jefferson County
The Birmingham Times The Jefferson County Human Resources Department is gearing up for its Water Reclamation High School Internship Program designed for high school seniors to gain practical training and hands-on, work experience in the Environmental Services Water Reclamation industry. The goal with the program is to: Provide students with meaningful work experiences that are […]...
Birmingham Times at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:52:36 AM
Biden, CDC director warn of virus rebound if nation lets up
Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and a top health official warned Monday that too many Americans are declaring virus victory too quickly, appealing for mask requirements and other restrictions to be maintained or restored to stave off a “fourth surge” of COVID-19. The head of the CDC said she had a feeling […]...
Birmingham Times at Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:49:10 AM
Birmingham to host tornado supply drive at Boutwell March 29-April 1
www.birminghamal.gov The City of Birmingham will host a supply drive for tornado survivors on March 29-April 1 at Boutwell Auditorium. Nearly 120 homes in the eastern area of Birmingham suffered minor to major damage when an EF-1 tornado swept through the area last Thursday. Other areas across Central Alabama were also severely impacted by storms.  The drive […]...
Birmingham Times at Monday, March 29, 2021 11:43:15 AM
Eddie Murphy inducted into NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame
Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eddie Murphy was inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame at the organizations show that highlighted works by entertainers and athletes of color. After Murphy accepted his induction award Saturday night, the actor-comedian said he was “very moved” by the honor. He was presented the award by […]...
Birmingham Times at Monday, March 29, 2021 11:36:33 AM
Lily McNair No Longer President at Tuskegee University
TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — A private, historically black college in Alabama is searching for a new president. Tuskegee Universitys Board of Trustees confirmed Friday that President Lily McNair will not be returning to the university. “Words cannot express our sincere appreciation for her service as the eighth president of Tuskegee University,” said Norma Clayton, the […]...
Birmingham Times at Sunday, March 28, 2021 12:08:13 PM
House calls bring COVID-19 vaccine to homebound patients
UAB News Some of the people most vulnerable to COVID-19 are those who are unable to leave their homes due to an illness or physical condition yet are at risk of contracting the disease if a caregiver or health care provider inadvertently brings it into their home. To protect this vulnerable population of people in […]...
Birmingham Times at Saturday, March 27, 2021 12:19:01 PM
8 tornadoes hit Alabama, killing at least 5
Associated Press A string of deadly tornadoes roared through Alabama on Thursday, toppling trees, demolishing homes and knocking out power to thousands, part of a broad swath of violent weather sweeping across the Deep South. At least five fatalities and an unknown number of injuries were reported. The confirmed deaths were in Calhoun County, in […]...
Birmingham Times at Friday, March 26, 2021 11:52:11 AM
Open One Year in Bessemer, Amazon And Union Vote Now Have All Eyes on Alabama
By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times When Autumm Jeter, EdD, was named superintendent of Bessemer City Schools in early 2020, she learned of a potential partnership that would bring prime benefits for students and faculty. Amazon, now the citys largest employer, wanted to find ways to collaborate with the school system—and the tech giant followed […]...
Birmingham Times at Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:49:20 AM
Local Groups to Provide Free Mammograms to Public Housing Residents
By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Residents in Birmingham and Bessemers public housing community will have the opportunity to receive free mammograms thanks to a collaborative health initiative by several area leaders and organizations. On Wednesday, Jefferson County Commissioner Sheila Tyson, Brendas Brown Bosom Buddies (BBBB), the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District (HABD), Bessemer […]...
Birmingham Times at Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:47:13 AM
Meet Alabamas Jeanette Scissum, former NASA Mathematician
By Carla Davis Alabama Newscenter  Astronauts who walk on the moon or take flights into outer space capture lots of attention. But few people think about the people who have spent hours working behind the scenes to make those “giant leaps for mankind” happen. Jeanette Scissum was one of the behind-the-scenes contributors. Like those early […]...
Birmingham Times at Thursday, March 25, 2021 1:45:08 AM

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