Sheriff appoints new Drug Task Force Commander

Sheriff appoints new Drug Task Force Commander

Sheriff John Samaniego announced a new commander of the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force on Sept. 3. Read more | Add your comment

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Helena Historic Preservation Committee elects new officers

The committee that brought events such as the inaugural Helena Founder’s Day, Friday night at the Helena Museum and more recently elected new officers. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Bark in the Park returning to Veterans Park | Add your comment
  2. Bids opened for first phase of Chelsea Sports Complex | Add your comment
  3. KCS adds culinary class led by local caterer | Add your comment

The Latest

Wilsonville woman celebrates five years cancer free

Kool & the Gang’s “Celebration” rang through the hallway as Lynne Johnson Morton danced through the doctor’s office. Her medical team was by her ... Read more | Add your comment

Fire department brings pink to Pelham

Fire department brings pink to Pelham

To raise funds and awareness for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Pelham Fire Department will be selling T-shirts, painting fire hydrants and stationing a pink ... Read more | Add your comment

Asbury Giggles and Grace fall consignment sale is Sept. 11 and 12

Asbury Giggles and Grace fall consignment sale is Sept. 11 and 12

It’s that time of year again, Asbury United Methodist Church’s biannual Giggles and Grace Consignment Sale is returning Friday, Sept. 11 and Saturday Sept. 12. Read more | Add your comment

Sun and C’s seafood restaurant holding grand opening Sept. 8

Sun and C’s seafood restaurant holding grand opening Sept. 8

The newest venture for the owners of the Chubb’s Grub Station restaurants in Alabaster and Chelsea is set to host its grand opening on Sept. ... Read more | Add your comment

Lakeview Pelham’s First prepares for Oak Mountain Miracle

Lakeview Pelham’s First prepares for Oak Mountain Miracle

Last year, more than 100 volunteers mobilized for Lakeview Pelham’s First United Methodist Church’s annual community outreach event, Oak Mountain Miracle. This year, Pastor Michael ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Armed Forces Wives Club holding welcome event Sept. 10 | Add your comment
  2. Frasure announces candidacy for district judge | Add your comment
  3. Scone shop ships gourmet treats | Add your comment
  4. Helena Caboose offers free puzzle exchange | Add your comment
  5. Inspiring a Legion: Soldier’s impact felt, even after death | Add your comment
  6. AccelAbility Physical Therapy recognizes new name, staff | Add your comment
  7. Judge freezes assets of woman accused of embezzling $300,000 from employer | Add your comment
  8. DNA match leads to arrest in 2013 armed robbery case | Add your comment
  9. Appeals Court: Firm will not be reimbursed $2 million in VRA legal battle | Add your comment
  10. Chelsea Community Center inches closer to opening date | Add your comment
  11. New firefighter receives badge during Chelsea council meeting | Add your comment
  12. Palmer: Iran nuclear deal ‘a disaster’ | Add your comment
  13. Chelsea boutique celebrates grand opening of new location | Add your comment
  14. Vincent student’s book published by Books-A-Million | Add your comment
  15. HFD receives $176,191 grant for emergency vehicle | Add your comment
  16. Cops: Intoxicated man used wine bottle as weapon in domestic assault | Add your comment
  17. New Jersey man seeks dismissal of charge in child sex abuse case | Add your comment
  18. Study: Alabaster needs more restaurants, car dealers, grocery stores | Add your comment
  19. Walker sentenced for sexually abusing child | Add your comment
  20. Helena Council to consider consolidating Parks and Rec positions Sept. 14 | Add your comment
  21. Broadheads, Bows and BBQ prepares hunters for season | Add your comment
  22. Phillips to talk early Birmingham history at the Mt Laurel Library | Add your comment
  23. Resident voices concerns with bus route on County Road 11  | Add your comment
  24. PCS’s budget leaves system with $1.6 million surplus | Add your comment


Briarwood falls to Jackson-Olin in close contest

Briarwood falls to Jackson-Olin in close contest

For the second time in less than a week, the Briarwood Lions took the football field, and for the second time in less than a ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Week two poll marked by moves for Shelby County teams | Add your comment
  2. Alabaster native in charge of 15U USA Baseball | Add your comment
  3. Huskies volleyball takes down Minor 3-1 | 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