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Columbiana man charged with attempted capital murder of a police officer

A Columbiana man has been arrested after allegedly attempting to murder a police officer during an arrest on ... Read more | Add your comment

Colonial Pipeline restarts operations, delay of product expected

At 4 p.m. central standard time on Wednesday, May 12, the Colonial Pipeline restarted its flow according to ... Read more | Add your comment

Area churches hosting Vacation Bible School

Churches all across Shelby County are planning to host Vacation Bible School and similar events—many of them in ... Read more | Add your comment

Pelham community health fair set for June 12

Mental health resource organization Central Alabama Wellness is holding a free community health fair on June 12 that ... Read more | Add your comment

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Columbiana man charged with attempted capital murder of a police officer

A Columbiana man has been arrested after allegedly attempting to murder a police officer during an arrest on Saturday, May 8. Read more | Add your comment

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Colonial Pipeline restarts operations, delay of product expected

At 4 p.m. central standard time on Wednesday, May 12, the Colonial Pipeline restarted its flow according to the company after it was forced to ... Read more | Add your comment

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Hoover Historical Society awards scholarships

The Hoover Historical Society administers a scholarship grant program each year with the help of sponsors from the community. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 11:51 am

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Helena’s Hines wins Decathlon State Championship, others perform well

Competing against some of the state’s elite high school athletes, Damian Hines wasn’t intimidated heading into the AHSAA Decathlon State Championship May 10-11. Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 11:16 am

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Spain Park wins third girls golf state championship in school history

After a beautiful approach shot from the 18th fairway and coming off a birdie on 17, Courtney Johnson left herself with great look at a ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:26 am

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Shelby County Schools names Support Persons of the Year

The Shelby County Board of Education presented the 2019-2020 Educational Support Personnel awards on Thursday, May 6, and honored members of the district’s support team.  Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:39 am

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PCS teachers receive Teacher Appreciation Awards

During the week of May 3-7, the Pelham City School Foundation sponsored its third annual Teacher Appreciation Awards by recognizing educators from each of the ... Read more

by Nathan Howell, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 3:37 pm

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THS band holds Senior Signing Day ceremony

Students participating in the Thompson High School band program were featured at the school’s fourth annual Senior Signing Day program on May 5. Read more

by Nathan Howell, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:51 pm

Helena

Improvements planned after damage to Buck Creek facilities

Following a string of storms that hit the Buck Creek and Old Town Helena areas, equipment and facilities that are used for events there are ... Read more

by Nathan Howell, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:46 pm

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Pelham City Education Association awards scholarships

The Pelham City Education Association has awarded two scholarships one to a local student and another to an association member. Read more

by Nathan Howell, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:28 pm

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THS senior advances in Google Doodle competition

Thompson High School senior Isabelle Carrozza may soon earn the distinction of having her artwork on the Google homepage after being selected as the state ... Read more

by Nathan Howell, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:56 am

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Experts warn against panic buying as gas prices rise due to Colonial Pipeline shutdown

Gas prices have spiked close to 10 cents around the Birmingham-metro area since last week following a shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline—a portion of which ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 11:18 am

Columbiana

New sculptures serve as unique welcome to Columbiana, Shelby County

Thanks to local artist and teacher Nelson Grice, you can now go to Columbiana and sit in the actual “County Seat” of Shelby County. Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, May 10, 2021 5:54 pm

Lifestyles

Gardens of Pelham residents surprised with bins of gifts

The residents living at the Gardens of Pelham were surprised on Friday, May 7 when representatives from Old Time Pottery showed up with dozens of ... Read more

by Nathan Howell, Monday, May 10, 2021 4:10 pm

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Arts on Main event rescheduled for this weekend in Columbiana

Shelby County will host its inaugural Arts on Main event in Columbiana on Saturday, May 15, which is expected to be a day-long event filled ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Monday, May 10, 2021 3:44 pm

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State to stop providing federal unemployment programs

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey announced May 10 that Alabama will end its participation in all federally funded pandemic unemployment compensation programs effective June 19, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, May 10, 2021 3:30 pm

Helena

Eighth graders ‘Glow Up’ at Helena Hollow dance

During normal years Helena’s eighth graders usually participate in a number of events before they move on to high school, with the most iconic being ... Read more

by Nathan Howell, Monday, May 10, 2021 2:01 pm

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XTERRA returns to Oak Mountain for triathlon and marathon events

Athletes from across the world flocked to Oak Mountain State Park from May 8-9 for the XTERRA Oak Mountain off-road triathlon elite and trail marathon ... Read more

by Nathan Howell, Monday, May 10, 2021 11:52 am

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Chicken Fry’d to open early this summer in Chelsea

Jeff Webster, who owns Main Street Tavern in Montevallo and Station 31 in Chelsea, is now venturing into a new third restaurant called Chicken Fry’d. Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Monday, May 10, 2021 10:20 am

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AFD welcomes new aerial ladder truck

Alabaster’s Fire Department recently upgraded their equipment after receiving a new ladder truck capable of reaching heights of 100 feet.   Read more

by Nathan Howell, Monday, May 10, 2021 9:42 am

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Rededication ceremony held for Abby Wooley Park

The city of Alabaster held a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 8 to rededicate Abby Wooley Park after making a significant investment in improving the ... Read more

by Nathan Howell, Monday, May 10, 2021 9:04 am

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Alex Cejka goes from alternate to major champion at Regions Tradition

On Monday, he didn’t have a spot in the tournament or a caddy, but by Sunday, Alex Cejka was a major champion after winning a ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Sunday, May 9, 2021 6:35 pm

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Defending champ Stricker leads going into final round of Regions Tradition

With a beautiful shot into the 18th green, Steve Stricker capitalized on the par-5 by making a 25-foot eagle putt to close his third round ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Sunday, May 9, 2021 9:09 am

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Oak Mountain girls bring home school’s 4th state championship

Walking off the field last season following a 4-0 win against No. 1 Vestavia Hills, the Eagles felt like there was more to prove after ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Saturday, May 8, 2021 3:04 pm

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Spain Park boys soccer team wins first state championship in school history

For 17 years, Spain Park’s Matt Hall has been on the coaching staff for the Jaguars’ soccer team, but when he took over as the ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Saturday, May 8, 2021 1:19 pm

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Four tied at 7-under going into weekend at Regions Tradition

Four players are tied at the top going into the weekend at the Regions Tradition, creating an exciting leaderboard following two days of action at ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Friday, May 7, 2021 11:57 pm

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Indian Springs boys win 4th state championship in school history

Lined up at midfield, Indian Springs head coach Rik Tozzi walked down the line to each of his players and embraced in a celebratory hug ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Friday, May 7, 2021 10:31 pm