Emily Sparacino, Author at Shelby County Reporter

Columbiana

Shelby County tops Jemison to clinch 2 seed in playoffs

The Shelby County Wildcats capped off their homecoming week with a decisive 48-7 win over the Jemison Panthers in Friday night’s game and a spot ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Saturday, October 23, 2021 12:22 am

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OMMS students pack meals for those in need

With upbeat music playing over the loudspeakers, students rotated through the gym in shifts and assembled 10,000 meals total to be distributed to impoverished areas ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, October 22, 2021 10:53 am

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Chelsea recognizing Oct. 21 as Dwarfism Awareness Day

A local student spoke to the Chelsea City Council about the importance of a proclamation related to dwarfism awareness on the council’s agenda on Tuesday, ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Thursday, October 21, 2021 11:57 am

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Hoover Hayride set for Oct. 29

The city of Hoover invites local families to the 2021 Hoover Hayride and Family Night on Friday, Oct. 29 at Veterans Park off Valleydale Road. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:21 am

Columns

Murrell an example of determination

When I started reading community columnist Kathy Copeland’s story about Maj. Stanley Murrell retiring from teaching, I was surprised at first. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 11:35 am

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OMSP to host annual Harvest Festival this Saturday

By EMILY SPARACINO | Staff Writer Autumn colors, interesting creatures and fall-themed activities await visitors at Oak Mountain State Park’s Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 11:08 am

Events

Montevallo announces fall event lineup

The rest of October will be busy in Montevallo as different events take place throughout the city. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 2:35 pm

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Foothills Business Park infrastructure work finishing up

Work continues at Foothills Business Park, an 11.76-acre site designed to accommodate current and future business growth in the city. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 10:33 am

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‘Overwhelmed with joy:’ Shop owner reports successful clothing drive

Shabby Kidz Lane owner Keela Lowery invited community members to bring gently used clothing and non-perishable food to her shop on Saturday, Oct. 9 in ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, October 18, 2021 12:07 pm

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Chelsea mayor reviews city’s growth, ongoing capital projects

Revenue growth, new businesses and schools were among the big topics Chelsea Mayor Tony Picklesimer covered at a Chelsea Business Alliance luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, October 18, 2021 10:01 am

Montevallo

Council approves Ammersee Lakes amended master plan

The Montevallo City Council approved an amended master plan for the third phase of the Ammersee Lakes subdivision located off Alabama 119 on Monday, Oct. ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, October 15, 2021 11:46 am

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Chelsea SGA to host community bonfire on Oct. 14

Sparks are set to fly in celebration of the Chelsea Hornets at a community bonfire on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Thursday, October 14, 2021 11:45 am

Hoover

Concert to benefit Wreaths Across America at Alabama National Cemetery

The Support Committee for the Alabama National Cemetery will hold a fundraising event this weekend for Wreaths Across America. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:24 am

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Chelsea approves purchase of new fire trucks, awards Nick Grant funds

On Tuesday, Oct. 5, the Chelsea City Council voted in favor of authorizing the mayor to execute financial agreements necessary for the purchase of the ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 2:40 pm

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Commission OKs school project bond, grant application for mobile vaccination clinics

The Shelby County Commission on Oct. 11 made decisions regarding a bond issuance for capital improvements at Indian Springs School and an application to utilize ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:31 am

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