Scott Mims, Author at Shelby County Reporter

280 Main Story

Coin shortage affecting some businesses, not others

When’s the last time you reached into your pocket and heard the familiar jingle of change when making a cash transaction? Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, July 31, 2020 7:04 pm

Calera

Officers revive child in cardiac arrest on I-65

CALERA — First responders from multiple agencies cooperated early Friday morning, July 31 to save the life of a child whose family was traveling along ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, July 31, 2020 1:14 pm

Columbiana

Liberty Day cut short by lightning, still well-attended

COLUMBIANA — As people gathered on the streets of Columbiana for the 34th Annual Liberty Day festivities on Friday and Saturday, July 24 and 25, ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:51 pm

Calera

Calera PD effort aims to keep guns out of wrong hands

The Calera Police Department launched a new project on Wednesday, July 22 that aims to keep firearms out of the hands of criminals. Read more

by Scott Mims, Monday, July 27, 2020 1:02 pm

Alabaster Main Story

Local educator receives ‘The Right Stuff’ Award at Space Camp

Andrea Godsey had dreamed of attending Space Camp ever since she moved to Alabama in 2001. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:16 pm

Helena

Helena puzzles offer popular pastime during pandemic

HELENA — When times are tough, sometimes all you need to do is pick up the pieces and put them back together. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 6:33 pm

Columns

COLUMN: Change in the air (but not your pocket)

I went to buy lunch in Columbiana the other day when I was greeted with a sign that read something like, “Card or exact change ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Monday, July 20, 2020 10:02 pm

Columbiana

Thirty-fourth Liberty Day happening July 24-25

COLUMBIANA — Amid the fallout of COVID-19, in a year when cancellations are more common than events, the city of Columbiana’s Liberty Day still stands. Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:16 am

Columbiana

Handley won’t seek reelection as Columbiana mayor

Columbiana Mayor Stancil Handley has made it public knowledge he will not be on the ballot for the upcoming municipal election on Aug. 25. Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, July 16, 2020 9:10 am

Calera

Calera Kindergarten Camp canceled for summer

Calera Elementary School officials made the decision to cancel Kindergarten Camp for the summer of 2020. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 5:22 pm

News

Alabama Power, residents meet about coal ash pond

WILSONVILLE — A public meeting was held Monday night, July 6, at Wilsonville Baptist Church regarding the coal ash pond at E.C. Gaston Steam Plant ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:27 am

News

Hundreds turn out for Wilsonville fireworks

WILSONVILLE — The town of Wilsonville celebrated Independence Day with a fireworks show on June 28, albeit without the usual God and Country event that ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 5:38 pm

Business

CrossFit Inferis seeks to bring people out of a ‘dark place’

PELHAM — The legendary phoenix is a bird that symbolically regenerates from the ashes of its predecessor—so it’s no coincidence that a phoenix is the ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Monday, July 6, 2020 12:40 pm

Business

Skin Care Solutions of Alabama opening in Helena

HELENA — Skin Care Solutions of Alabama, a business offering a full-service facial studio and professional skin care, has located to Helena and has scheduled ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:43 pm

Coronavirus

Helena Festival canceled, fireworks still to be held

The Helena Festival originally scheduled for Friday evening, July 3, has been canceled based on a recommendation from Mayor Mark Hall. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:36 am

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