Scott Mims, Author at Shelby County Reporter

Calera

Broken Bread Ministry seeks to feed those in need

CALERA — A partnership between community members, local churches and businesses is helping to fill the pantries of families in need. Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, May 13, 2021 3:44 pm

Montevallo

UM welcomes Class of 2020 back home for graduation

MONTEVALLO — As special as graduation ceremonies are in their own right, one can only imagine what Class of 2020 graduates were feeling as they ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, May 13, 2021 11:22 am

280 Main Story

Area churches hosting Vacation Bible School

Churches all across Shelby County are planning to host Vacation Bible School and similar events—many of them in person—as the summer months approach. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 4:19 pm

Columns

COLUMN: An ACT experience with a bang

Hearing about local students taking the ACT reminds me of my own ACT testing experience—and it’s one that I won’t soon forget. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 2:36 pm

Calera

Railroad museum offers vendor festival, Mother’s Day weekend special

CALERA — Families can treat their mothers to a relaxing train ride Saturday, May 8 at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum. Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:33 pm

280 Main Story

Parts of Shelby County see 7-plus inches of rain, flooding

National Weather Service Meteorologist Jim Westland called the rainfall totals map from Tuesday, May 4 “frame worthy” as it showed areas of Shelby County as ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:59 pm

Columbiana

New sculptures help define Columbiana’s place in history

COLUMBIANA — The concept of “county seat” has taken on a quite literal meaning for the city of Columbiana. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:01 pm

Calera

Sage Bar & Grill to open in Calera

CALERA — Sage Bar & Grill hopes to bring the best of both worlds—family restaurant and night spot complete with live entertainment—to the former location ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:14 pm

Calera

Roundabout hoped to ease traffic flow near airport exit

CALERA — Shelby County officials and the Alabama Department of Transportation are hopeful that a newly installed traffic circle, otherwise known as a roundabout, at ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Saturday, May 1, 2021 6:00 am

Columbiana

Magnolias, marble and music: Clements restore once-fading Columbiana home

COLUMBIANA — If the walls of Magnolia Manor could talk, they’d surely break into song. Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, April 29, 2021 3:32 pm

Montevallo

Montevallo Arts Fest sees record turnout

MONTEVALLO — Finding a parking place at Montevallo’s Orr Park on Saturday, April 17 was nearly as challenging as finding all of Tim Tingle’s original ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10:46 pm

Montevallo

Weather clears up for 10th Strawberry Festival

CALERA — Baskets of juicy red berries and family fun awaited those who were patient enough to wait out the weather Saturday, April 24 for ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 10:10 pm

280 Main Story

Westover Day in the Park to return May 1

WESTOVER — The city of Westover will get to experience its own slice of normalcy Saturday, May 1 with the return of Westover Day in ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, April 23, 2021 6:09 pm

280 Main Story

UPDATE: Cause of 280 fire ‘undetermined,’ residents complain of ash, smoke

CHELSEA — The cause of a brush fire that resulted in westbound lanes of U.S. 280 being shut down the afternoon of Thursday, April 22 ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, April 23, 2021 5:37 pm

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U.S. 280 back open after roadside fire

CHELSEA — All westbound lanes of U.S. 280 were temporarily shut down between Shelby County 43 and Shelby County 41 due to a roadside brush ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, April 22, 2021 6:03 pm

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