‘We never felt like we were in danger:’ TMS group forced to evacuate Liberty Island

‘We never felt like we were in danger:’ TMS group forced to evacuate Liberty Island

A group of about 65 students and parents from Thompson Middle School are safe after a bomb threat forced the evacuation of Liberty Island in ... Read more | Add your comment

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HHS celebrates art and theater accomplishments

Helena High School theater and art students, parents and faculty packed out the school cafeteria on Thursday, April 23, for the first ever “Evening with ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Church at Brook Hills receives threat | Add your comment
  2. Lilly honored as Educational Support Personnel of the Year | Add your comment
  3. Helena residents enjoy ‘I love the Jane B. Holmes Public Library Day’ | Add your comment

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HHS Principal appointed to High School Coordinator position

HHS Principal appointed to High School Coordinator position

Helena High School is finishing up it’s first full calendar year as a school and Principal Jay Peoples has helped give the school direction under ... Read more | Add your comment

Siluria, Medical Mile design open house is April 30

Siluria, Medical Mile design open house is April 30

The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham is working with Alabaster to update the city’s 2005 master plan, and will focus on the future of ... Read more | Add your comment

Kids fly free at county airport on May 16

Kids fly free at county airport on May 16

Children between the ages of 8 and 17 will have a chance to soar into the skies for free at the Shelby County Airport on ... Read more | Add your comment

THS student takes top prize in district art contest

THS student takes top prize in district art contest

Thompson High School student Lydia Nicole Griffin was one of only 93 students chosen to have her art displayed at the Georgine Clark Alabama Artists ... Read more | Add your comment

Blast from the past: OMIS students visit with Union soldier

Blast from the past: OMIS students visit with Union soldier

Students at Oak Mountain Intermediate School met a special guest on April 22, one from 145 years in the past. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Greystone Elementary encourages young writers | Add your comment
  2. Volunteers provide comfort at Shelby Baptist | Add your comment
  3. Traffic stop leads to cocaine trafficking charge | Add your comment
  4. Oak Mountain Fair returns to Pelham | Add your comment
  5. First Future Falcons Day a huge success | Add your comment
  6. Buck Creek Festival awards HHS students with scholarship | Add your comment
  7. ‘Sons of Anarchy’ stars highlighting Pelham event | Add your comment
  8. THS changes graduation speaker | Add your comment
  9. 42 years strong: Local Pelham woman deeply involved with scouts | Add your comment
  10. CHHS students learn dangers of impaired driving | Add your comment
  11. Pelham officials talk school, road upgrades at business council | Add your comment
  12. Little leaders: Mural reflects OMES students’ leadership qualities | Add your comment
  13. Calera man faces trio of felony drug charges | Add your comment
  14. Flight school: TIS students take to the skies | Add your comment
  15. Jeff State holding golden anniversary celebration on May 7 | Add your comment
  16. ‘What a great day:’ Alabaster hosts Special Olympics | Add your comment
  17. Hester reappointed to Pelham BOE | Add your comment
  18. Council approves entrance road, water line bid for sports complex | Add your comment
  19. Alabaster council likely reappointing Henderson to BOE | Add your comment
  20. Woman charged with stealing from 95-year-old man | Add your comment
  21. Pelham man charged with trafficking cocaine | Add your comment
  22. Galloway overcomes scare on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ | Add your comment
  23. New Hoover PD website features ‘Most Wanted’ and more | Add your comment
  24. Advocate Awards Banquet honors local heroes | Add your comment

Sports

Chelsea falls to John Carroll Catholic in playoffs

Chelsea falls to John Carroll Catholic in playoffs

The defending 5A girls’ soccer state champions John Carroll Catholic showed on Friday, April 24 why they are one of the most talented squads ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Vining named PBC Freshman of the Year and First Team All-Conference | Add your comment
  2. Lions season ends at hands of Monroe | Add your comment
  3. Harper “excited” to get to Air Force Academy | Add your comment

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Editorials

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

SCHS Starlettes present Miss Starlette Pageant

Shelby County High School’s Starlette Dance Team is sponsoring its first Miss Starlette Pageant on May ... Read more | Add your comment