Helena to host North Shelby Relay for Life April 24

Helena to host North Shelby Relay for Life April 24

Cancer research has come a long way in the past decade and one of the main reasons is because of efforts such as Relay for ... Read more | Add your comment

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Feast of Saint Mark offers food and family fun

Get ready for a day of fun, games and food as the Feast of Saint Mark Italian Food Festival returns for a fourth year on ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. ISS honors world-renowned journalist | Add your comment
  2. Work beginning soon on new Pelham school | Add your comment
  3. Woman sentenced in Alabaster Walmart robbery | Add your comment

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Harpersville welcomes new police chief

Harpersville welcomes new police chief

There’s a new face in Harpersville. Jimmy Macon was sworn in as chief of the Harpersville Police Department at an April 6 City Council meeting. Read more | Add your comment

Alabaster OKs demolition of burned-out house

Alabaster OKs demolition of burned-out house

A fire-damaged house off Alabama 119 in Alabaster soon will be coming down after the City Council authorized its demolition during an April 13 meeting. Read more | Add your comment

Professional photography studio opens in Old Town Helena

Professional photography studio opens in Old Town Helena

Jana Sobel has a passion for photography that began in 2010, and in the past five years that passion has grown into a career. Read more | Add your comment

American Idol finalist headlining Pelham Palooza

American Idol finalist headlining Pelham Palooza

An American Idol finalist will headline Pelham’s annual celebration event in July, and will be joined by a slew of local and regional music talent, ... Read more | Add your comment

State: OMSP not in danger of closing

State: OMSP not in danger of closing

Oak Mountain State Park is not among the parks in danger of closing due to a state funding shortfall, according to Alabama Department of Conservation ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Man convicted in 2001 murder fatally stabbed in prison | Add your comment
  2. Party Art now open in Old Town Helena | Add your comment
  3. Regions Tradition taking place May 13-17 in Shelby County | Add your comment
  4. Candidate drops from Hoover Schools superintendent search | Add your comment
  5. Golf tournament honoring slain Pelham police officer | Add your comment
  6. Kids hang out with K-9 Micco | Add your comment
  7. CHHS to present ‘Oklahoma!’ musical April 17, 18 | Add your comment
  8. ACS pays off $356,454 bond issue | Add your comment
  9. Alabaster School Foundation donates $7,878 to classrooms | Add your comment
  10. Man faces 33 charges in string of vehicle burglaries | Add your comment
  11. UM see’s largest turnout ever for The Big Event volunteer effort | Add your comment
  12. Boots and Buckles Gala will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters | Add your comment
  13. Halo offers style with confidence | Add your comment
  14. UPDATED: Alabama 25 re-opened after fatal wreck near Summerhill community | Add your comment
  15. Shelby County Schools host State of the System luncheon | Add your comment
  16. 280, Helena newspapers to launch April 22 | Add your comment
  17. Fatal wreck results in road closure near Summerhill community | Add your comment
  18. Beginning Farmers Outreach meeting will be April 23 | Add your comment
  19. THS concerts raise $5,500 for student with leukemia | Add your comment
  20. Man indicted on Christmas Eve robbery charge | Add your comment
  21. RMS hosts inaugural spring meeting for students, parents | Add your comment
  22. Hoover Schools names 5 candidates for superintendent position | Add your comment
  23. Football and forgiveness: Calera’s Bryant-Jordan winner ShaKeith Tyes excels in both | Add your comment
  24. Summer Classics celebrates opening of new Pelham facility | Add your comment

Sports

Chelsea’s Foster signs with Snead State

Chelsea’s Foster signs with Snead State

Darrell Foster is polite, attentive, articulate and modest almost to a fault. He has a grin that will slowly spread across his face and come ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Montevallo women fourth, men eighth after day one of PBC championships | Add your comment
  2. Lady Panthers beat Hueytown, claim area championship | Add your comment
  3. Regions Tradition taking place May 13-17 in Shelby County | 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

Arts for all ages

“We wanted our students to have the opportunity to display their work for everyone in the ... Read more | Add your comment