Grebel Center for Dance presents ‘The Nutcracker’

Grebel Center for Dance presents ‘The Nutcracker’

As Christmas approaches, the cast of Grebel Center for Dance’s production of “The Nutcracker” is preparing for opening night at Chelsea High School Dec. 19. Read more | Add your comment

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Alabaster parade spotlighting local veterans

Santa Claus will take a back seat to those who fought for the United States on Saturday, Dec. 5, as a group of local veterans ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Police raise $44,546 for charity during No Shave November | Add your comment
  2. Alabaster resident honored at UA luncheon | Add your comment
  3. Man charged with stealing puppies at gunpoint | Add your comment

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Senior center to host Christmas luncheon

Senior center to host Christmas luncheon

As a tradition, the Pelham Senior Center hosts annual Thanksgiving and Christmas luncheons. This year’s Christmas luncheon will be Dec. 10 at 10:30 a.m. in ... Read more | Add your comment

Man sentenced for operating meth lab in Motor Lodge

A 37-year-old Sycamore man will spend the next five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to operating a methamphetamine lab in Alabaster’s Shelby Motor ... Read more | Add your comment

Alabaster church holding ‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

Alabaster church holding ‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

Those looking to enjoy dinner and a show while getting into the Christmas spirit and helping a good cause will have a chance to do ... Read more | Add your comment

Annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony showcases Pelham residents

Annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony showcases Pelham residents

As guests filed into the Pelham Civic Complex Nov. 30, the smiling faces of PHS’s chamber choir members, clad in Santa Claus-themed cloaks, welcomed them. Read more | Add your comment

New welcome signs coming to Harpersville

New welcome signs coming to Harpersville

Drivers on U.S. 280 will soon have no doubt when entering Harpersville. The town is planning to install two new welcome signs on the roadway ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Resident delivers Thanksgiving meals | Add your comment
  2. Man charged with child sex abuse released from jail | Add your comment
  3. HMS ranked as top middle school | Add your comment
  4. Coal Yard hosting Breakfast with Santa Dec. 12 | Add your comment
  5. Helena First Friday is Dec. 4 | Add your comment
  6. Burglar stabbed with own weapon sentenced to 10 years | Add your comment
  7. PPD promotes seven individuals | Add your comment
  8. HHS senior constructs flagpole for baseball field | Add your comment
  9. Local private high schools among best in state | Add your comment
  10. Ventriloquist act to visit Pelham Church of God | Add your comment
  11. Looking to get rid of used holiday cooking grease? | Add your comment
  12. Plug in to the Hour of Code at the North Shelby Library | Add your comment
  13. Robinson to serve as grand marshal for 2015 Columbiana Christmas Parade | Add your comment
  14. Vincent’s Christmas Parade celebrates season | Add your comment
  15. Pair of morning wrecks cause delays on I-65 | Add your comment
  16. Teen murder suspect released from jail | Add your comment
  17. What to do in Hoover in December | Add your comment
  18. Lazy Boy BBQ opening Helena restaurant Dec. 5 | Add your comment
  19. Moving on with life: Local boy continues ‘amazing’ recovery after brain injury | Add your comment
  20. THS students learn from award-winning author | Add your comment
  21. Shelby Baptist named ‘Top Performer’ | Add your comment
  22. New Girl Talk chapter offers mentoring for local girls | Add your comment
  23. Brookwood FED ready to open Nov. 30 | Add your comment
  24. Alabaster housing market triples from 2010 | Add your comment


Coosa Valley girls, boys move to 4-1

After almost two weeks off from action, Coosa Valley returned to the basketball floor on Nov. 30 with a pair of games at Cornerstone Christian ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Montevallo stays perfect with close win over Calera | Add your comment
  2. Montevallo signs Sheldon for fall of 2016 | Add your comment
  3. Championship prediction | Add your comment

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Cause for joy in Montevallo

There is plenty of cause for excitement in Montevallo, as the city’s schools have seen plenty of upgrades over the past several months. Read more | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

Leslie Whiting passes the chaplain’s hat to David Smith

“To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven,” says Ecclesiastes 3:1. ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Guarantee right to carry

I have had a concealed-carry permit for over 20 years, and not once in that time have I ever had need to pull my weapon. Read more | Add your comment

Community Columnists

Teachers’ work ‘lives on in their students’

“I used to babysit for your kids,” I said in surprise. Read more | Add your comment