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Fighting for family: Two Shelby County moms share their IVF journey

One summer, two friends went on a vacation to the beach together with their husbands. Unbeknownst to each ...


Senior symphony: SCHS senior releases song dedicated to “Class of ’24”

The quick click of drumsticks leads to a warm bubbly riff as Leah Slaughter breaks into a musical ...

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‘Joy through baking:’ Alabaster startup bakery finds success

When Leslie Hartsfield quit her full-time job to take care of her mother, she discovered a love of ...

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Food rescue ministry helps greater Birmingham area

“We started feeding the hungry because we realized we were not honoring God,” Waltman said. “Some people need ...

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Vincent remembers the life of a local hero

Paramedic, firefighter, teacher and friend to many, Thomas Zopfi IV, 45, of Vincent, died Sunday, June 12. Genie Allen, ...


The collective

Ceramic artists to showcase their wares at Shelby County Arts Council


Living for Those Who Can’t: Chelsea Berler proves choices define a person

The emotional scars of loss might not be outwardly evident – but those deep wounds define Chelsea Berler’s ...


Bark in the Park: Dogs take over Aldridge Gardens for tail-wagging good time

Four-legged friends, colorful blooms and dozens of animal lovers filled Aldridge Gardens March 22 for Paws in the ...


Ancient artifacts

Charles Griffin collects pottery, weapons and tools used by Quapaw Indians


Senior Snapshots: Photography studio redefines the norm

Seventeen-year-old Mackenzie Skiff sits in a stylist’s chair, her long brown locks set in rollers, her makeup flawless, ...


Ingrained Passion From cutting boards to tables, woodworker’s projects provide practical charm

The rustic smell of fresh-cut wood fills the sawdust-speckled floors at one Hoover craftsman’s shop. But he doesn’t ...


Planting seeds of hope

Taziki’s partners with Vincent students in gardening project


Behind the gates

Chris and Avery Akins create a family legacy with Alabama Furniture Market

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