One injured in 2-vehicle crash in Columbiana

One injured in 2-vehicle crash in Columbiana

One person was injured in a two-vehicle wreck on the afternoon of Feb. 12 in Columbiana. Read more | Add your comment

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Helena Museum opens drag strip exhibit

Many Helena residents know the history behind the Old Town area, the railroad tracks and the devastating Helena tornado in 1933, but some might not ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Man facing charges for alleged drug distribution in North Shelby | Add your comment
  2. 6A Champions: Lady Panthers’ 6A Indoor Track team wins second state title | Add your comment
  3. Shelby men charged with trafficking marijuana | Add your comment

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City bus drivers honored at Love the Bus celebration

City bus drivers honored at Love the Bus celebration

Five bus drivers in Shelby County were recognized for their dedication to their work at the seventh annual Love the Bus Feb. 11 at the ... Read more | Add your comment

Local farmer elected to state commodity committee at Farmers Federation meeting

Local farmer elected to state commodity committee at Farmers Federation meeting

Leadership elections for 16 Alabama Farmers Federation commodity groups were held during a three-day meeting in Montgomery, Feb. 2-4 at the Embassy Suites Hotel. Read more | Add your comment

PHS choir prepares for State Choral Assessment

PHS choir prepares for State Choral Assessment

After an impressive performance of the National Anthem at Military Appreciation Night Feb. 6, Pelham High School’s choir is preparing for an even bigger feat: ... Read more | Add your comment

Maylene man gets 8 years for dealing meth

A 33-year-old Maylene man will spend more than eight years in prison after he pleaded guilty to distributing methamphetamine from his house during a recent ... Read more | Add your comment

Woman charged with stealing from CVS, Walmart

The Pelham Police Department arrested 34-year-old Thyise Jones Feb. 6 on two felony charges of second-degree theft of property, according to court documents. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Police: Man trafficked cocaine in Pelham | Add your comment
  2. Two by Two Rescue named 2015 Charity of the Year | Add your comment
  3. Planning Commission approves Grey Oaks Sector 3 | Add your comment
  4. Sports performance professional shares experiences at PHS | Add your comment
  5. Helena Lions Club donates $1,000 to HHS science department | Add your comment
  6. Club holds ‘Parti Gras and Hat Tuesday’ meeting | Add your comment
  7. IES shows appreciation for teachers and staff | Add your comment
  8. Harpersville mayor talks town’s past and future | Add your comment
  9. Alabaster Police holding women’s self-defense classes | Add your comment
  10. Chelsea’s Arbor Day Celebration set for Feb. 27 | Add your comment
  11. Alabaster defining heavy truck routes | Add your comment
  12. PHS Connect2Careers Center officially opens | Add your comment
  13. Alabaster sets public hearing on Uber | Add your comment
  14. VIS students engage in severe weather safety | Add your comment
  15. Inverness Mugshots set to open March 1 | Add your comment
  16. Juvenile Court Services donates $5,000 to HOPE program | Add your comment
  17. Helena Ranch House now hiring | Add your comment
  18. Rep. Matt Fridy introduces Alabama amendment to secure parental rights | Add your comment
  19. Man sentenced for dealing prescription drugs | Add your comment
  20. Bessemer man arrested for burglary in Helena | Add your comment
  21. Thompson Junior ROTC receives Air Force praise | Add your comment
  22. Group names THS principal Administrator of Year | Add your comment
  23. Pelham man to plead guilty to involvement in $1 million tax fraud scheme | Add your comment
  24. PPD announces possible closure of Kelly Drive Feb. 15-18 | Add your comment

Sports

Helena loses heartbreaker to Central in area final

Helena loses heartbreaker to Central in area final

In a down to the wire, tough defensive game where points were hard to come by, the Central Falcons upset the top area seed Helena ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 6A Champions: Lady Panthers’ 6A Indoor Track team wins second state title | Add your comment
  2. Helena’s Freeman signs baseball scholarship | Add your comment
  3. Basketball area tournament roundups, Feb. 11 | 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