Scott Mims, Author at Shelby County Reporter

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Online sex offender registry helps keep public aware

There are currently 205 sex offenders in Shelby County, 166 of which are subject to community notification as of Nov. 11, 2020. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:44 pm

Columns

COLUMN: Don’t let 2020 kill your spirit

My grandmother used to tell me stories from her childhood, and some of the most memorable ones revolved around Christmas. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 2:00 pm

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Celebrating a century: Hallman has sharp mind at 100

WESTOVER — Ethelene Hallman of Westover has witnessed something few of us have seen—she has lived a century of life. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 11:49 am

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26th Meadow Brook Runs taking off Dec. 19

Runners in the 26th Annual Meadow Brook Runs may be masking up but they will not let COVID-19 slow them down, as the race is ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, November 20, 2020 5:38 pm

Alabaster Main Story

HomeFULLness program to house at-risk youth

ALABASTER — More than 60 percent of foster care youth leave the child welfare system without identified housing, becoming immediately homeless once they turn 18. Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, November 20, 2020 11:39 am

Columbiana

Columbiana PD holds inaugural ‘Candy Cane Buddies’ program

COLUMBIANA — There is still time to participate in the Columbiana Police Department’s inaugural Candy Cane Buddies program, which seeks to help local families who ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, November 19, 2020 5:49 pm

Columbiana

Old Mill Square to host Columbiana lighting, parade

COLUMBIANA — The city of Columbiana not only has a new venue for its annual Tree Lighting and Christmas Parade in Old Mill Square Park, ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, November 13, 2020 11:25 am

Columbiana

Walk to spread lung cancer awareness

COLUMBIANA — The Tri-City Impact Team along with Central Alabama Wellness and Compact (formerly Compact 2020) are sponsoring a Lung Cancer Awareness Walk at Elvin ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, November 13, 2020 10:10 am

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Christmas fundraiser to feature arts, crafts, more

CHELSEA — The Matthew 25:35 Outreach Organization will host a Christmas fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Chelsea Community Center to assist local families in ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, November 12, 2020 6:35 am

Calera

Website labels Calera hardest working city in Alabama

CALERA — The website Zippia.com has named Calera as the hardest working city in Alabama, according to a press release. Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, November 6, 2020 4:01 pm

Calera

Calera Christmas Village, Parade set for Dec. 5

CALERA — The city of Calera’s Christmas festivities will move to downtown Main Street this year in line with recent revitalization efforts. Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, November 5, 2020 7:46 pm

Columns

COLUMN: Shelter from the storm

Like many of you, I awoke Thursday morning to the uncertainty of what I would find once I parted the window blind slats. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, November 4, 2020 7:37 pm

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Old Baker Farm celebrates successful season

HARPERSVILLE — 2020 has thrown its share of curveballs to local business owners, and farmers are no exception. Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, October 30, 2020 6:48 pm

Columbiana

Eagle Scout enhances local church property

A local church’s property is now better protected thanks to the efforts of 18-year-old Stinson Hill, a member of Columbiana Boy Scout Troop 560, who ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, October 30, 2020 3:28 pm

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Zeta storm damage widespread across Shelby County

As Hurricane Zeta pelted Central Alabama with wind and rain early Thursday morning, it left in its wake a path of downed trees and power ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:25 pm

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