Calera’s Spa 22 expands services

Calera’s Spa 22 expands services

After serving the Calera area for about two years, Spa 22 co-owners Barbara Gray and Joy Miller decided it was time to add a ... Read more | Add your comment

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Fourmile Baptist Church to mark 192nd homecoming April 30

Fourmile Baptist Church will celebrate its 192nd homecoming on Saturday, April 30 at 10 a.m. Read more | Add your comment

Helena, Pelham among best suburbs to raise a family

Helena, Pelham among best suburbs to raise a family

A new study by Niche.com lists Helena and Pelham among the best suburbs to raise a family in Alabama. Helena was ranked No. 3, followed ... Read more | Add your comment

Teens take the lead in North Shelby Library council

Teens take the lead in North Shelby Library council

Ever wonder who plans the North Shelby Library teen events? The library’s Teen Leadership Council does. Each month, the group gets together to brainstorm and ... Read more | Add your comment

CityFest announces 7 p.m. act

CityFest announces 7 p.m. act

Fleetwood Mac fans will be in for a treat at Alabaster’s CityFest this year, as the festival has announced its 7 p.m. performance. Read more | Add your comment

Helena’s VanCleave shares five tips for growing healthy roses

Helena’s VanCleave shares five tips for growing healthy roses

Roses are the queens of the garden. Flowering rose bushes have been cultivated for thousands of years, and the rose is the most popular flower ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. OMSP gearing up for 11th XTERRA | Add your comment
  2. Garbage truck damages townhomes, vehicles in Pelham | Add your comment
  3. AmeriCorps builds ramp for Calera daughter, mother | Add your comment
  4. Joint Relay For Life event coming to Shelby County | Add your comment
  5. Alabaster may tear down 2 dilapidated houses | Add your comment
  6. John Bierchen named new Alabama Hockey coach | Add your comment
  7. Pelham wins second annual faculty softball game over Helena | Add your comment
  8. Local farmer selected for statewide program | Add your comment
  9. I-65 reopens after crash injures 2 | Add your comment
  10. Westover Fire Department receives high public protection rating | Add your comment
  11. Man sentenced in Alabaster apartment arson | Add your comment
  12. Man pleads not guilty to fatal shooting at Home Depot on U.S. 280 | Add your comment
  13. Helena Middle School earns top safety award | Add your comment
  14. Pelham Police Department launches explorer program | Add your comment
  15. Calera Elementary awarded Be Healthy Grant | Add your comment
  16. Junior Golf Academy returns to Ballantrae | Add your comment
  17. Shelby County students, educators recognized by chamber | Add your comment
  18. Local student to participate in U.S. Senate Page Program | Add your comment
  19. Upcoming kindergarteners get a look at the future | Add your comment
  20. Scouts honored at 2016 Columbiana Mayor’s Breakfast | Add your comment
  21. Longtime school volunteer appointed to Hoover BOE | Add your comment
  22. ACS gearing up for Sister Schools trip to Honduras | Add your comment
  23. Post 555 registering for summer baseball season | Add your comment
  24. UM to hold groundbreaking ceremony for Strong Hall | Add your comment

Sports

Evangel routs Tuscaloosa twice

Evangel routs Tuscaloosa twice

Since April 16, the Evangel Christian School baseball Lightning have won seven of their last eight games, and have won those seven games by an ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Lady Warriors end season with win | Add your comment
  2. John Bierchen named new Alabama Hockey coach | Add your comment
  3. Lady Chargers headed to state | 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