Scott Mims, Author at Shelby County Reporter


Anderson’s big night leads Montevallo to opening victory

Head coach Blake Boren told his Montevallo Bulldogs before taking the field Friday night that they would face adversity at some point. Little did they ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Saturday, August 21, 2021 12:52 am


Columbiana holds city-wide pep rally for Wildcats

COLUMBIANA — Before gathering under the Friday night lights, members of the Columbiana community came together Thursday night for a pep rally honoring the Shelby ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, August 20, 2021 4:11 pm

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Turnout grows for Old Baker Farm’s 2021 Summer Shindig

HARPERSVILLE — People could use a little cheering up during the pandemic—why not sunflowers and a clear day on the farm? Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 5:50 pm


Calera Elementary kicks off year with ‘great day’

CALERA — As Calera Elementary’s new principal, Shannon Montgomery, settles into her first year at the school, the faces of the students and faculty members ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 4:32 pm


Disc golf fundraiser to support breast cancer research

CALERA — Disc golf has taken the world by storm since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and now playing the sport can help raise ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 3:29 pm


Calera speech language pathologist does summer learning camps

CALERA — Alana Flow of Calera and Jessica Anderson of Maplesville just can’t get enough of teaching. Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, August 12, 2021 9:30 am


Calera ‘Meet the Eagles’ event takes off despite rain

Athletes, coaches and families converged on the grounds of Ricky M. Cairns Stadium for the “Meet the Eagles” season preview party Saturday, Aug. 7. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, August 11, 2021 5:37 pm


COLUMN: We can’t pretend the pandemic is over

You’re sick and tired of it, I’m sick and tired of it—it’s understandable that no one wants to hear about COVID-19 anymore. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, August 10, 2021 4:02 pm


Calera man faces murder, drug charges

CALERA — A 28-year-old Calera man is facing murder charges in connection with the Aug. 3 shooting death of his girlfriend in addition to drug ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, August 5, 2021 12:45 pm


Shelby Sandwich Shop gets overhaul, adds new menu

SHELBY — Angie Lucas has fond childhood memories of visiting the Shelby Sandwich Shop at the corner of County Road 47 and County Road 42. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 6:16 pm

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Title change results in new Miss Shelby County crown holder

A shift in the order of the pageant world resulted in a new Miss Shelby County being crowned. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 4:55 pm


Wilsonville Library to host guest authors, expert

The Vernice Stoudenmire Public Library in Wilsonville is planning to host some special guests in August and September. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 3:39 pm


Calera downtown development plan to include public input

CALERA — The month of August has the potential to define a significant part of Calera’s future—and local residents will get an opportunity to voice ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Monday, August 2, 2021 10:53 am

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Columbiana to host job fair in August

COLUMBIANA — Job seekers and employers looking to fill positions each stand to benefit from an upcoming job fair scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 17 at ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 7:51 pm


Inaugural Calera Cruise-In logs miles of fun

The first ever Calera Cruise-In was held Saturday, July 17, attracting a crowd of car enthusiasts—drivers and admirers alike—to the lot adjacent to Cowart Drugs ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 5:36 pm

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