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BOE OKs emergency declaration for Chelsea press box repairs

“There are some structural safety concerns that require immediate attention,” Assistant Superintendent of Operations David Calhoun said. “The ...

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Saying their names: Museum’s new index serves as tool for slave ancestry research

“As we got into the early will books, we started noticing names of individuals mentioned in the paragraphs,” ...

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Railroad repairs completed at busy intersection in Alabaster

Repairs were completed Wednesday, June 22 by CSX at the rail crossing intersection of Alabama 119 and U.S. ...

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Man dies in car crash along 280

A Georgia man died in a single-vehicle crash that occurred along U.S. 280 near Chelsea.


UM Stephens College of Business Computer Informatics Program changes its name to Data Analytics

The University of Montevallo’s Stephens College of Business has changed the name of its Computer Informatics Program to ...


Columbiana man charged with murder of grandmother

A Columbiana man has been arrested and charged with murder for allegedly killing his grandmother.

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Close to 600 attend Westwood’s ‘God is Monumental’ VBS

Children attending Westwood Baptist Church’s Vacation Bible School program had a monumental experience focusing on the Biblical story ...

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Alabaster FUMC has successful Vacation Bible School

Alabaster First United Methodist Church held Vacation Bible School June 13-17 for more than 150 children this year.


Hank Aaron portrait auction to benefit Columbiana Youth Baseball

An original oil painting of baseball great Hank Aaron by artist Ron Adair is being auctioned off to ...

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‘She exuded God’s love’: Sharon Yeager remembered at Saint Stephen’s memorial service

It was her space. Simple enough, Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church was her favorite place to gather, worship and ...

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CPD to hold active shooter drills at all school campuses

The Calera Police Department will conduct multiple active shooter training drills throughout the summer at the Calera elementary, ...


Montevallo Arts Fest sees record attendance, artists

Montevallo Arts Collaborative held its annual Arts Fest in Orr Park on Saturday, June 18.

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Chelsea football boosters ask city for help with locker room project

Several Chelsea Quarterback Club board members attended the June 21 Chelsea City Council meeting to present their renovation ...


Neighborhood awards Yard of the Month to Edward Brasher for his 90th birthday

In early May, members of the Chandalar neighborhood honored Mr. Edward Curtis Brasher with a Yard of the ...

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Fishman revisits Holocaust in latest self-published book

Fishman’s historic fiction novel “The Game” involves a flashback to Nov. 9, 1938 in Nazi Germany, known as ...

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Vakakes continues building excitement with Spain Park youth camp

Sitting in his office with his computer open to Twitter and his phone open to Facebook, Spain Park ...


Calera basketball has largest turnout at 2022 youth camp

Spinning a basketball on his finger is like riding a bike for Calera head basketball coach George Drake, ...

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Indian Springs twins make acting debut in Paramount+ film

Jackson and Colton Whitfield, twin brothers from Indian Springs, made their official film debut in Paramount+’s latest film ...

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The Shelby County Chamber set to celebrate outstanding Healthcare Professionals

Shelby County’s leading healthcare professionals will be recognized at The Shelby County Chamber’s Eighth Annual Healthcare Professional of ...

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Tuberville talks economic challenges at Chamber breakfast

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Alabama, spoke to dozens of local business leaders and elected officials about the economy, ...