April 18 run supporting pancreatic cancer cure

April 18 run supporting pancreatic cancer cure

For Alabaster City Councilman Russell Bedsole and his wife, Dena, the upcoming Purple Stride event at Hoover’s Veterans Park will be much more than just ... Read more | Add your comment

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Ready, Set, Grow celebrates 15 years of care

When Jean McGuire and her husband, Mac, opened Ready, Set, Grow in 2000, they had one goal in mind. Read more | Add your comment

  1. HCPC celebrating Spring Bazaar April 11 | Add your comment
  2. Mother pleads guilty to using meth, pot while pregnant | Add your comment
  3. OMSP launches ‘Bring a friend’ campaign | Add your comment

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Want to serve on the Pelham School Board?

Want to serve on the Pelham School Board?

Those interested in having a voice in Pelham’s education future have until April 8 to apply for a seat on the city’s Board of Education. Read more | Add your comment

Pair charged with chemical endangerment of a toddler

A Birmingham man and woman are facing felony child endangerment charges after allegedly exposing a toddler to drugs. Read more | Add your comment

Chelsea earns strong credit rating

Chelsea earns strong credit rating

The future looks bright for Chelsea, based on the city's most recent credit rating. Chelsea received a AA rating and stable outlook from Standard & ... Read more | Add your comment

Helena Fire Explorers receive awards at recent competition

Helena Fire Explorers receive awards at recent competition

The Helena Fire Explorers is an organization designed for teenager’s ages 14-20 that are interested in pursing a career in fire service. Read more | Add your comment

Man with lengthy criminal history facing trio of drug felonies

A 43-year-old Alabaster man with a lengthy criminal history is facing a trio of felony drug charges after he was arrested by the Shelby County ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Highway 70 reopened after deputy strikes pedestrian | Add your comment
  2. April is Autism Awareness Month in Helena | Add your comment
  3. Hoover Fire Department recognizes promotions, retirees | Add your comment
  4. Palmer talks budget, Obamacare and EPA | Add your comment
  5. Galloway continues ‘Dancing with the Stars’ run | Add your comment
  6. SBMC’s Tower Imaging receives national designation | Add your comment
  7. Voters may decide Sunday alcohol sales in Shelby County | Add your comment
  8. Helena First Fridays begins April 3 | Add your comment
  9. Caregiver listening session to be held April 7 | Add your comment
  10. Frankie’s Market Café closing doors after 13 years | Add your comment
  11. Montevallo Chamber hosts 37th annual Citizens’ Night | Add your comment
  12. Pelham BOE OKs plans to move wheelchair lift project forward | Add your comment
  13. Major general throws first pitch at PHS game | Add your comment
  14. Dollar, 39, charged with insurance fraud | Add your comment
  15. Shelby slams national debt during Alabaster visit | Add your comment
  16. Shelby County Schools holds Digital Day of Learning | Add your comment
  17. Local church pastors answer call to ministry later | Add your comment
  18. Red carpet affair: Kids First unveils music video | Add your comment
  19. Protect personal information at Pelham Library shred event | Add your comment
  20. Locals place in top five in Miss Alabama’s Outstanding Teen Pageant | Add your comment
  21. OMSP offers new improvements | Add your comment
  22. Chelsea mom empowers, educates women about firearms | Add your comment
  23. CES students learn about careers from professionals | Add your comment
  24. Castille praises new Alabaster high school | Add your comment


Helena boys golf team records two victories

The Helena boys golf team is playing in their inaugural season as a team and has been finding success in recent weeks in their matches. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Lightning fall off early season pace, drop three in Nashville | Add your comment
  2. Lady Panthers go 1-1 over two-day stretch | Add your comment
  3. Knudson’s homer highlights Falcons 12-4 win | 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

Telling stories powerful enough to change the world

“Danielle, I love your quotes, your points are well-made, and your grammar is lovely,” I said ... Read more | Add your comment