Helena city leaders want residents input

Helena city leaders want residents input

The city of Helena and more specifically, leaders in the city of Helena, are looking for public input from Helena residents through an online survey. Read more | Add your comment

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Shelby County DHR hosts National Adoption Celebration

Years ago, Martin Hayes never imagined he would fill roles as a foster parent and an adoptive parent to multiple children. Read more | Add your comment

  1. ACS surprises teachers with extra compensation | Add your comment
  2. Greater Shelby Chamber welcomes new team members | Add your comment
  3. Jack’s opening new Helena restaurant Dec. 2 | Add your comment

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Chief Deputy Chris George shares story of faith

Chief Deputy Chris George shares story of faith

Chief Deputy Chris George, with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, shared his personal testament of faith at the Greater Shelby County Chamber’s 18th annual Prayer ... Read more | Add your comment

Man charged with drug distribution near Cahaba Valley Road

A 23-year-old Shelby County man is facing felony drug distribution charges after allegedly selling narcotics at two locations near Cahaba Valley Road. Read more | Add your comment

Hoover police preparing for holiday rush

Hoover police preparing for holiday rush

With Thanksgiving around the corner and Christmas fast approaching, the Hoover Police Department is preparing for the influx of traffic and shoppers that comes with ... Read more | Add your comment

Pelham holds Christmas decorating contest

Pelham holds Christmas decorating contest

Each year, the Pelham Beautification Board awards residents for their Christmas displays. They select a residential winner and runner up, as well as the Power ... Read more | Add your comment

Alabaster gathering input on annexations

Alabaster gathering input on annexations

The Alabaster City Council will hold several public hearings during its Dec. 7 meeting to gather input on possibly bringing multiple properties into the city. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Improvements planned for U.S. 280, Walmart intersection | Add your comment
  2. Cops: Caretaker stole from 90-year-old victim | Add your comment
  3. Children pen letters of gratitude to those who serve | Add your comment
  4. Students participate in wreath laying ceremony at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier | Add your comment
  5. City announces garbage collection schedule for Thanksgiving holiday | Add your comment
  6. Jeff State presents lecture on the history of the English language | Add your comment
  7. Stack’d Burger Kitchen opens for dinner | Add your comment
  8. Gas station robbery suspect identified, arrested | Add your comment
  9. Lindsey Allison announces re-election bid | Add your comment
  10. HFD shares Thanksgiving safety tips | Add your comment
  11. Parent commends HIS at BOE meeting | Add your comment
  12. Resident’s photography book depicts forgotten treasures | Add your comment
  13. Jeff State students selected for Leaders of Promise scholarships | Add your comment
  14. Several county elementary schools make top list | Add your comment
  15. Grandview Medical Center earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures’ recognition | Add your comment
  16. Suspect in Alabaster carjacking now facing capital murder charge | Add your comment
  17. CBA hosts second Flapjack Fundraiser breakfast | Add your comment
  18. Task force: Man busted with $7,000 worth of meth | Add your comment
  19. Pelham Police Department shares holiday safety tips | Add your comment
  20. Teachers get competitive at VIS | Add your comment
  21. Fire destroys former SCS superintendent’s Columbiana home | Add your comment
  22. VES students share holiday meal with family | Add your comment
  23. Murphy highlights school system’s achievements | Add your comment
  24. Columbiana City Council passes 1-cent sales tax increase | Add your comment


George pleased with Calera’s work so far

George pleased with Calera’s work so far

After dropping the opening game of the Charles Dickinson Thanksgiving Tournament at Shelby County High School on Nov. 23 to Sumter Central, the Calera Eagles ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Thompson, Hester “confident” return to mat is imminent | Add your comment
  2. Chelsea survives first round of Tip-Off Classic | Add your comment
  3. Oak Mountain, Briarwood to play in Bryant Bank Championship | 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