A new you: Helena woman honored for weight loss transformation

A new you: Helena woman honored for weight loss transformation

A Helena woman was honored on Thursday, July 30, at the third annual “New Year, New You” reveal party in downtown Birmingham to show off ... Read more | Add your comment

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Jefferson State named a ‘2015 Great College to Work For’

Jefferson State Community College is one of the best in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. DOCC leads mission to Romania | Add your comment
  2. Hoover Library begins makeover | Add your comment
  3. Library holds Sci-Fi Fantasy Festival Saturday | Add your comment

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Join Hoover’s Dad Brigade

Join Hoover’s Dad Brigade

The Hoover City Dad Brigade will be Aug. 1 at 6:45 a.m. Read more | Add your comment

Palmer talks planned parenthood, Iran deal during Chelsea visit

Palmer talks planned parenthood, Iran deal during Chelsea visit

On Friday, July 31, Congressman Gary Palmer came to Snider’s Pharmacy/Ground Up Coffee and Smoothies off of U.S. 280 in Chelsea. The event was sponsored ... Read more | Add your comment

Thingamajig Convention draws hundreds of YMCA kids

Thingamajig Convention draws hundreds of YMCA kids

On Thursday, July 30, the Birmingham YMCA Youth Center was filled with more than 300 excited children who were ready to spend the day learning ... Read more | Add your comment

Pelham City Schools seeking photo, video submissions

Pelham City Schools seeking photo, video submissions

Pelham City Schools is reaching out to all current and former Pelham school students and parents of all ages to show appreciation for its teachers. ... Read more | Add your comment

Alford & Barnes Law Firm now open in Helena

Alford & Barnes Law Firm now open in Helena

The Law Firm of Alford & Barnes, LLC recently moved to Helena in May and attorneys John Barnes and John Alford can help their clients ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Elderly woman robbed in Pelham | Add your comment
  2. UPDATED: Victim dies after baseball bat assault, teen charged with murder | Add your comment
  3. Taste of Pelham signs additional vendors | Add your comment
  4. Want to trace your family history? | Add your comment
  5. Maylene man faces felony after allegedly choking girlfriend | Add your comment
  6. One year later: APH Radio preparing to open new studio | Add your comment
  7. Pelham’s Cake Boss: Cake Art by Cynthia Bertolone to open mid-August | Add your comment
  8. Helena Jack’s location set to open at end of the year | Add your comment
  9. Murder suspect Demarcus Means extradited to Shelby County | Add your comment
  10. Montevallo, Greater Shelby Chambers form partnership | Add your comment
  11. Alabaster housing, commercial market strong through June | Add your comment
  12. Art on a plate: Croom sweetens Bellini’s | Add your comment
  13. Alabaster set to vote on Fogle Lake annexation | Add your comment
  14. Rezoning for Greystone area apartment complex to be discussed Aug. 3 | Add your comment
  15. County superintendents discuss state of schools | Add your comment
  16. Finish the puzzle: Cold case unit keeps hope alive | Add your comment
  17. Planning Commission to review Dunnavant Valley gas station, grocery store | Add your comment
  18. Board OKs rezoning for new Alabaster high school | Add your comment
  19. Motorcycle accident on I-65 results in one fatality | Add your comment
  20. North Shelby Fire District puts fire prevention grant to use | Add your comment
  21. Calera woman uses Beauty and Brains Club to inspire girls | Add your comment
  22. Family style restaurant to open in former Frankie’s Market Café location | Add your comment
  23. Beadapalooza returns to Helena Aug. 22-23 | Add your comment
  24. Primrose School raises $1,446 for charity from Spring Fling | Add your comment

Sports

West Point interested in Calera senior

West Point interested in Calera senior

Recruiting season never truly ends in central Alabama, especially with a wealth of talent at every school in the area. Colleges come calling from around ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Deputies: Couple grew pot, mushrooms near toddler | Add your comment
  2. Montevallo volleyball earns seventh straight AVCA Team Academic award | Add your comment
  3. Way-too-early football predictions; ACSC edition | 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