Mountain Brook Firefighters Local 1295 and Homewood Firefighters Local 1288 are joining with Tonya Jones SalonSpa and Cahaba Brewery for the 2019 version of Shave-A-Firefighter, which culminates with an event Dec. 6 at Tonya Jones SalonSpa. Read more


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Photos by Lexi Coon.

MBE holds balloon release for teacher with cancer. Read more

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Journalist, designer, Birmingham advocate dies following battle with cancer. Read more



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On March 5, the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation will be hosting its 10th annual fundraiser, “Move Toward a Cure.” Read more


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Photo courtesy of Nell Fredella.

Mountain Brook High 10th grader Sean Fredella said he believes sports can help cure pediatric cancer. Read more


Jerome Lewis: Cintas Corporation Nationwide Janitor of the Year. Read more


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Guests of St. Jude Field of Dreams will enjoy delicious cuisine, cocktails and entertainment by Razz Ma Tazz, all while raising money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® Read more


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Saw's Juke Joint

Proceeds from the sale will go toward Davis and Steinmetz’s “Cook Out Cancer” Relay team. Read more


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Heather Lebensburger

Don't worry, it's all for a good cause. Read more


The video highlights Sid's family, his relationship with LSU coach Les Miles and his strength facing a diagnosis of osteosarcoma and his passing on Oct. 31. Read more


At a check presentation on May 28 for Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders, Lynn Ortis, whose son Sid is being treated for cancer, talked about the impact of having doctors and researchers at UAB and Children's of Alabama. Read more


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Photo by Madoline Markham.

On Thursday, Crestline merchants presented a check to the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s of Alabama and UAB for $22,500. The MBHS baseball team also presented a separate check for $54,000. Read more


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Mountain Brook Mayor Terry Oden isn’t surprised to see residents and business proudly putting up purple and gold in support of a 15-year-old LSU fan battling bone cancer. LSU Football Coach Les Miles also called Sid Ortis to pray for him. Read more

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Photo courtesy of the Reed family.

Finish the Fight tailgate party will be held Nov. 20 at Old Car Heaven to support the Robert E. Reed Gastrointestinal Oncology Research Foundation. Read more


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