Shelby County Museum and Archives seeking new director

Shelby County Museum and Archives seeking new director

Applications are being accepted for the Shelby County Museum and Archives director position, which will open after current director Bobby Joe Seales retires Nov. 1. Read more | Add your comment

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Alabaster tears down dilapidated properties, passing cost on

Three nuisance properties in Alabaster have been demolished, and the Alabaster City Council likely will attach the costs as liens against the properties. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Hoover man indicted on child porn charges by federal grand jury | Add your comment
  2. UPDATED: I-65 reopens after 18-wheeler wreck | Add your comment
  3. Meet Matt Mason, the new senior pastor of The Church at Brook Hills | Add your comment

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100 years and going strong: Sherrill talks fitness and friends

100 years and going strong: Sherrill talks fitness and friends

While doctors and health experts often tout the benefits of regular exercise, maybe the best person to ask is Shelby County resident Florella Sherrill. At ... Read more | Add your comment

Same dogs new tricks: Roverchase brings innovation to dog training techniques

Same dogs new tricks: Roverchase brings innovation to dog training techniques

Dogs at Pelham's Roverchase differentiate colors. Not only that, but they’ll also fetch a plastic tiger when prompted with the word “Tiger” on a flashcard. Read more | Add your comment

Pelham Public Library promotes bilingualism

Pelham Public Library promotes bilingualism

Pelham Public Library announced its grant from Alabama Public Library Service (APLS) will be used to create a Language Learning Center for the Pelham community. ... Read more | Add your comment

MHS Drum Major wins top awards at USM camp

Bryant Nolen, a rising senior at Montevallo High School and second-year drum major for the Montevallo Marching Troubadours, recently garnered two prestigious awards at the ... Read more | Add your comment

Local student receives Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship

Kyla Kugler, a Chelsea High School graduate, is one of 28 students to be recognized for receiving a Jimmy Rane Foundation scholarship this year during ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Johnny Ray’s earns barbecue fame | Add your comment
  2. Step by step: Dance South Studio marks 25th anniversary | Add your comment
  3. Police release details of Cam Ward’s arrest | Add your comment
  4. UPDATED: Cam Ward responds to DUI arrest | Add your comment
  5. Local pharmacist named to state Hall of Fame | Add your comment
  6. HPD pays visit to Helena’s Summer Reading Program | Add your comment
  7. Deputies issue murder charges against school maintenance employee | Add your comment
  8. Madison man charged with human trafficking in Pelham   | Add your comment
  9. Couple moves antique resale store to Pelham | Add your comment
  10. On the Hill: Pelham woman completes internship with Senator Shelby | Add your comment
  11. Meeting the forefathers: YMCA campers spend day at American Village | Add your comment
  12. a2 Church offers different worship experience | Add your comment
  13. First round of CHHS library, auditorium renovations nearly finished | Add your comment
  14. Shelby County man charged in June 30 Walgreens robbery | Add your comment
  15. Governor signs Ward’s Open Meeting Act bill | Add your comment
  16. Sheriff’s Office deputies respond to robbery at Walgreens on U.S. 280 | Add your comment
  17. Hollywood in Alabaster: ‘Faith of our Fathers’ premieres at Amstar | Add your comment
  18. Mt Laurel Library hosting fun programs for adults | Add your comment
  19. Ward appointed to state prison council | Add your comment
  20. Alabaster hosting slip ‘n slide day for teens | Add your comment
  21. Daniel Foundation awards multi-year grant to Shelby County Arts Council | Add your comment
  22. County School Board approves new assistant principals | Add your comment
  23. Pelham missionaries return from LaFollette | Add your comment
  24. Grand jury: Man busted with cocaine in McDonald’s parking lot | Add your comment


Way-too-early football predictions; Part 2

It’s time for some more way-too-early 2015 Shelby County football predictions! In the first installment of the way-too-early predictions, we took a look at the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Greystone Y puts on successful tennis camp | Add your comment
  2. Way-too-early football predictions; Part one | Add your comment
  3. Alabaster 6U softball places second in state tournament. | 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