MES hosts first international food festival

MES hosts first international food festival

Montevallo Elementary School students were in for a surprise on Thursday, May 14, as ESL teachers, volunteers and MES Principal Dr. Allison Campbell transformed the ... Read more | Add your comment

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Block party marking St. Vincent’s One Nineteen’s 10th anniversary

The St. Vincent’s One Nineteen Block Party and Health Festival is returning June 13, and this year it’s going to be bigger and better than ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Alabaster man faces drug charges after fleeing police | Add your comment
  2. The road to recovery: Helena resident overcomes serious motorcycle accident | Add your comment
  3. Movies in the park returns June 5 | Add your comment

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Shelby County Reporter wins 34 APA awards

Shelby County Newspapers Inc. earned 34 editorial and advertising awards in the preliminary results of the Alabama Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. Read more | Add your comment

Rio’s raises $2,500 for Easter Seals charity

Rio’s raises $2,500 for Easter Seals charity

Rio’s Bar and Grill in Helena has been known as an establishment that loves to give back to the community, while also providing good food, ... Read more | Add your comment

Counselors honor state and local officials with appreciation breakfast

Counselors honor state and local officials with appreciation breakfast

State and local officials enjoyed a southern style breakfast with Shelby County School counselors at the Pelham Cracker Barrel on Monday, May 18. Read more | Add your comment

Students bury time capsule at HHS

Students bury time capsule at HHS

On May 20, the Helena High School SGA, administration and student body watched as a time capsule representing the first year in the life of ... Read more | Add your comment

Hope Christian graduates class of 2015

Hope Christian graduates class of 2015

The 25th commencement ceremony for Hope Christian School’s 2015 graduating class of 100 students packed the sanctuary of Briarwood Presbyterian Church on May 21. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Thyme to Cook for Kids dishes out fun | Add your comment
  2. Fifth graders show off talents at HIS | Add your comment
  3. Kingwood Christian School graduates 33 students | Add your comment
  4. The scoop on 32 Below: Ice cream shop to open in Columbiana | Add your comment
  5. HIS Fifth Graders receive awards | Add your comment
  6. MVES thanks teachers for successful school year | Add your comment
  7. SCHS awards nearly 140 diplomas at graduation | Add your comment
  8. Pelham High School graduates 267 | Add your comment
  9. Shelby County resident wins National Down Syndrome Advocacy Award | Add your comment
  10. HCS to offer Mandarin Chinese | Add your comment
  11. Alabaster creates, begins using biodiesel fuel | Add your comment
  12. ‘I see success:’ DAY Program honors 2015 class | Add your comment
  13. VIS student raises money for Carly’s Clubhouse in honor of friend | Add your comment
  14. Nearly 400 students graduate from OMHS | Add your comment
  15. Thomas shares experience chasing storms and dreams | Add your comment
  16. SPHS class of 2015 graduates 372 | Add your comment
  17. More than 250 honored at TMS awards day | Add your comment
  18. Pelham building out new space for school offices | Add your comment
  19. Conveyor belt causes blaze at Alabaster lime plant | Add your comment
  20. Four local companies named Small Businesses of the Year | Add your comment
  21. Chelsea attorney elected to Board of Bar Commissioners | Add your comment
  22. About 190 leave as first graduating class of Helena High School | Add your comment
  23. Spaghetti dinner fundraiser to benefit Brian Boyd | Add your comment
  24. Pelham Library kicking off summer programs | Add your comment


Youth spring sports champions crowned

Youth spring sports champions crowned

It’s a busy time of year for the Helena Parks and Recreation as youth spring sports just came to an end and registration for summer ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Dive Alabama offers locals a unique experience | Add your comment
  2. Young Eagles team working for fall | Add your comment
  3. Spain Park’s Martin off to Vanderbilt for golf | 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

Acton finds place as vascular ultrasound technologist

After graduating from Kingwood Christian School in 2007, Lindsie Acton pursued and earned her degree in ... Read more | Add your comment