New Alabaster high school will house 2,000 students

New Alabaster high school will house 2,000 students

When Alabaster’s new high school opens in the next few years, it will have the capacity to house about 200 more students than are currently ... Read more | Add your comment

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BOE approves $35.8 million budget for PCS

By MOLLY DAVIDSON / Staff Writer PELHAM—The Pelham Board of Education approved the first budget for the new Pelham City School System during a Sept. 29 ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Two killed in Sept. 29 single-vehicle crash | Add your comment
  2. Pelham Christmas tree lighting is Dec. 1 | Add your comment
  3. Former PHS administrator charged with sex crimes gets new court date | Add your comment

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Man gets 20 years for trying to run over cop

Man gets 20 years for trying to run over cop

A 46-year-old former Alabaster man will spend the next 20 years behind bars after he pleaded guilty to trying to run over a Pelham police ... Read more | Add your comment

Bice talks high school graduates, future of education

Bice talks high school graduates, future of education

According to State Superintendent of Education Dr. Tommy Bice, an Alabama high school graduate is more than a student who has passed 12th grade. A ... Read more | Add your comment

Ready, set, jump: Skydivers raise awareness for CDKL5

Ready, set, jump: Skydivers raise awareness for CDKL5

Cloudy skies didn’t stop skydivers from taking a stand—or jump—for CKDL5 awareness during the second annual Skydive 4 CDKL5 Research event at Skydive Alabama on ... Read more | Add your comment

Man killed in Sept. 27 motorcycle crash

A 31-year-old Randolph man was killed on Sept. 27 when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a sport utility vehicle on Alabama 25. Read more | Add your comment

Evangel takes down Ballard, eyes Sky Bowl matchup

If there was any thoughts that the Evangel Christian Lightning might overlook the Ballard Christian Eagles in anticipation of their Oct. 3 matchup with arch ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Montevallo throttles visiting Ashville in Homecoming win | Add your comment
  2. Coosa Valley Falls on the Road | Add your comment
  3. Briarwood falls to Oak Mountain | Add your comment
  4. Chelsea knocks off Helena to stay undefeated | Add your comment
  5. Chargers cruise past Ashford Academy | Add your comment
  6. Yellow Jackets sting Tigers on the road | Add your comment
  7. Eagles soar in road contest with Wildcats | Add your comment
  8. Pelham’s heavy trash day is Oct. 4 | Add your comment
  9. Program uncovers Helena artistic prodigy | Add your comment
  10. High school students benefit from leadership conference | Add your comment
  11. Williamson talks negative impact of obesity, smoking | Add your comment
  12. Alabaster OKs $25 million budget, raise for employees | Add your comment
  13. Police investigate student threat at Helena High School | Add your comment
  14. 1 Summit Pediatric opening in Chelsea | Add your comment
  15. SAR convention coming in February | Add your comment
  16. Paranormal investigator coming to the Pelham Public Library | Add your comment
  17. Mother’s child abuse charges headed to grand jury | Add your comment
  18. MVES benefits from Title 1 federal funding | Add your comment
  19. Sav-A-Life Shelby hosts annual banquet | Add your comment
  20. It’s all in the details at Insane Paint Auto Detailing | Add your comment
  21. Owens retires as district attorney after 31 years | Add your comment
  22. SCHS alumni, veteran pens book | Add your comment
  23. Ward: State must ‘tackle drug epidemic’ to fight prison overcrowding | Add your comment
  24. Woman sentenced for selling meth from her home | Add your comment

Sports

Halfway through the football season, great games lie ahead [COLUMN]

Halfway through the football season, great games lie ahead [COLUMN]

I had to do a double take last week when deciding where our coverage was going in regards to football. We’re halfway through the season. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Evangel takes down Ballard, eyes Sky Bowl matchup | Add your comment
  2. Montevallo throttles visiting Ashville in Homecoming win | Add your comment
  3. Coosa Valley Falls on the Road | 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

Week celebrates Bulldog spirit

Decorated hallways, dress-up days, skit performances, a parade and the community pep rally—all festive facets of ... 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

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Learning Journeys

“I am absolutely freaking out and need help,” said Meredith Cummings, director of the Alabama Scholastic ... Read more | Add your comment

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