Emily Sparacino, Author at Shelby County Reporter

280 Reporter

Commission OKs ALDOT agreement for bridge replacement on Alabama 25

The preliminary engineering and construction agreement with ALDOT relates to an Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program II project involving a bridge replacement and approaches ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:17 pm

280 Reporter

SCSO’s Burchfield honored with retirement resolution

Ken Burchfield has served in various positions during his 17-year tenure with the SCSO, most recently as chief deputy since September 2019. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 11:12 am

280 Main Story

Chelsea resident forms nonprofit to restore, gift bikes to kids

On the night of Sunday, Nov. 1, the idea came to Bradford of restoring more bikes to give to children for Christmas or at times ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, November 23, 2020 2:05 pm

280 Main Story

Council hears street plan proposal, approves sports lighting bid

The Chelsea City Council on Nov. 17 heard a presentation on an access management study proposal and approved resolutions related to the city’s ongoing sports ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, November 23, 2020 10:00 am

BREAKING NEWS

Jury finds Kat West’s husband guilty of manslaughter

A jury on Friday, Nov. 20 found William Jeffrey “Jeff” West guilty of manslaughter in the January 2018 death of his wife, Kathleen Dawn “Kat” ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, November 20, 2020 11:24 pm

Columns

Unique approaches to prevention

No parents want to hear their teenager is struggling with substance abuse. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, November 20, 2020 12:31 pm

Calera

Day 4 of Kat West trial reveals text messages, activity data from couple’s phones

Text messages entered as exhibits in the murder trial of Jeff West on Nov. 19 shed more light on his and wife Kat West’s relationship ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:30 pm

Montevallo

Parnell Library enters limited reopening phase

After months of curbside-only services during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Parnell Memorial Library started welcoming patrons back inside the building on a limited basis on ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, November 18, 2020 9:08 am

280 Main Story

Senior center reports ‘most successful’ food drive for church food pantry

The COVID-19 pandemic might have changed the methods in which charitable acts such as collecting food for those in need are carried out, but it ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 12:41 pm

280 Main Story

Chelsea opens new playground at Melrose Park

“This entire complex is something that we’ve been working on for several years, and it is such a great example of what can happen when ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, November 16, 2020 10:17 am

Montevallo

New Montevallo mayor, City Council members sworn in

Officials who took their oaths of office were Mayor Rusty Nix and City Council members David King, District 1; Lelia Mitchell, District 2; Kenneth Dukes, ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, November 13, 2020 3:13 pm

280 Reporter

Shelby County Commissioners sworn in, approve road project bids

Shelby County Probate Judge Allison Boyd led a swearing-in ceremony for the members of the Shelby County Commission on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 11. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, November 13, 2020 9:04 am

280 Reporter

WBC collecting donations for stocking drive

The Women’s Business Council, facilitated by The Shelby County Chamber, is collecting donations and stocking stuffers for the Shelby County Foster and Adoptive Parent Association ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Thursday, November 12, 2020 10:10 am

Montevallo

Montevallo students, officers compete in inaugural Chief’s Challenge

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, students from Montevallo Middle and High schools gathered at the high school football stadium for the inaugural Chief’s Challenge, a race ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 11:14 am

280 Reporter

Public meeting on railway bridge project rescheduled to Nov. 19

The Shelby County Highway Department has rescheduled a public information meeting regarding a railway bridge project to Thursday, Nov. 19. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 10:27 am

< Older