Jan Griffey

Associate Publisher and Editor

Recent Articles

Action by concerned citizen leads to man’s attempted rape arrest

Thanks to the quick action of a concerned citizen, a Columbiana man is in jail, facing $1 million bond and an attempted first-degree rape charge. Read more

Johnny Ray’s plans to ‘test the waters’ in Columbiana

The Columbiana City Council gave its OK to a business license for a Miranda Carter, owner of Johnny Ray's in Chelsea, who wants a six-month ... Read more  | 1 comment

Bachus reflects on 20 years in office

Bachus reflects on 20 years in office

On Sept. 18, 2008, U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., found himself in a hastily called evening meeting in the conference room of then-Speaker of the ... Read more

Samaniego to run for Shelby County Sheriff

John Samaniego, Shelby County Sheriff’s Department chief deputy since 2003, is expected to announce he is a candidate for Shelby County Sheriff. Read more  | 1 comment

More Articles

  1. Woman assaulted in Columbiana home | 1 comment
  2. Columbiana council votes 4-2 to appoint new clerk | 1 comment
  3. Scott Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Walk May 4
  4. Calera I-65 exit 228 northbound closing Monday
  5. More cases of rabies found near Columbiana
  6. Chelsea teen killed in April 6 crash
  7. Spring events are just around the corner
  8. Dog tests positive for rabies near Columbiana | 1 comment
  9. Two arrested after baby burned in meth lab
  10. Profile: Beating the odds
  11. Digital equipment at work at Columbiana vet clinic
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