CES students learn about careers from professionals

CES students learn about careers from professionals

Students in kindergarten through second grade dressed up to mirror the career they were interested in, and listened to presenters including a golf professional, veterinarian, ... Read more | Add your comment

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OMSP offers new improvements

Alabama’s State Parks have been working on improvements both large and small all over the state. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Chelsea mom empowers, educates women about firearms | Add your comment
  2. Castille praises new Alabaster high school | Add your comment
  3. Graduation rate and AP exams on the rise for Shelby County Schools | Add your comment

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MVES students duct tape principal to wall

MVES students duct tape principal to wall

Children frequently covered their mouths in shock after walking through the cafeteria doors at Meadow View Elementary School on the morning of March 27 as ... Read more | Add your comment

Man charged with murder of Shelby woman

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office formally charged 34-year-old Russell Lee Williamson of Adamsville with capital murder and attempted murder on Thursday, March 26, after he ... Read more | Add your comment

CHHS seniors take first at District 4B Visual Arts Achievement Program

CHHS seniors take first at District 4B Visual Arts Achievement Program

Two Chelsea High School advanced art students took first place in the District 4B Visual Arts Achievement Program sponsored by the Alabama State Council on ... Read more | Add your comment

Shelby County still among fastest-growing in state

Shelby County still among fastest-growing in state

Shelby County added nearly 2,500 new residents from July 2013 to July 2014, according to population estimates released on March 25, making it one of ... Read more | Add your comment

Shelby Baptist says farewell to outgoing president

Shelby Baptist says farewell to outgoing president

In the past nine years, outgoing Shelby Baptist Medical Center President David Wilson said he couldn’t remember dreading anything more than the final few hours ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. BodyTrek comes to FOES | Add your comment
  2. Traffic relief coming to Shelby County 52 and Hillsboro Parkway | Add your comment
  3. Sight Savers America luncheon celebrates hard work | Add your comment
  4. Coal Yard holds open house and soft opening | Add your comment
  5. THS band earns high praise at national competition | Add your comment
  6. Medicaid fraud suspect fails drug test, rearrested | Add your comment
  7. Judge seeks public’s help for abused children | Add your comment
  8. Chelsea Council awards youth field parking lot bid | Add your comment
  9. Family sues Publix, claims wrongful death of child | Add your comment
  10. Israeli missionary visits Alabaster | Add your comment
  11. Chelsea’s Fire at the Foothills fundraiser will be April 18 | Add your comment
  12. OMHS seniors simulate Congress | Add your comment
  13. Alabaster shooting suspect pleads not guilty | Add your comment
  14. Helena shooting suspect pleads not guilty, warrant recalled | Add your comment
  15. THS band holding concerts to benefit member with leukemia | Add your comment
  16. Warrior Center students help release rehabbed hawk | Add your comment
  17. How will charter school bill affect local schools? | Add your comment
  18. Shelby County Schools Education Foundation ‘grants’ teachers’ wishes | Add your comment
  19. Training focusing on keeping kids safe | Add your comment
  20. Alabaster seats second Teen Council | Add your comment
  21. Man sentenced for Pelham police chase | Add your comment
  22. Stage lineup announced for Buck Creek Festival | Add your comment
  23. Girlfriend surprises Galloway on Dancing with the Stars | Add your comment
  24. Three dates left for free tax return filing provided by UM | Add your comment


Strong sixth inning lifts Helena over Homewood

Strong sixth inning lifts Helena over Homewood

The Helena Huskies baseball team got a clutch win over the Class 6A Homewood Patriots on Tuesday, March 24, and a string of timely hits ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Jaguars fall in pitching duel | Add your comment
  2. Pelham beats Hueytown twice in as many days, scores 18 in second game | Add your comment
  3. Games galore: Why you should be watching more high school baseball | 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

Mayor’s breakfast nets $6,000 for Boy Scouts

Mayor Stancil Handley was the host of a benefit breakfast for the Boy Scouts of America ... Read more | Add your comment