Scott Mims, Author at Shelby County Reporter

Calera

Calera Walmart listed as COVID-19 vaccine location

CALERA — The Calera Walmart Supercenter is now a COVID-19 vaccine provider location, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Dashboard ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, February 26, 2021 5:28 pm

Columbiana

Cowboy Day to return for 13th year

COLUMBIANA — One might be tempted call it unlucky that the 13th annual Cowboy Day will be the first to take place during the COVID-19 ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, February 25, 2021 12:06 pm

280 Main Story

Barnes, SCSO say goodbye to another K9 partner

Sgt. Jud Barnes of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is the second SCSO officer this year to have to part with a longtime K9 partner. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 1:11 pm

Alabaster Main Story

Disc golf tourney nets $850 for veterans

CALERA — The inaugural Veterans for Vets disc golf tournament was held at Calera’s Oliver Park on Saturday, Feb. 20 and raised $850 toward the ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 1:59 pm

Columns

COLUMN: Childhood memories come full circle

There’s something satisfying about putting on a vinyl record. Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, February 19, 2021 1:09 am

280 Main Story

Shelby County sees up to half-inch of snow

CALERA — It is perhaps the best-case scenario for snow-loving Southerners—Shelby County residents woke up to a picture-perfect dusting of snow covering their yards Tuesday ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 12:42 pm

Calera

Calera officers rescue suspect from lake near Rolling Hills Campground

CALERA — Calera Police officers risked their lives to save a fleeing suspect as well as fellow officers who pursued the man into a near-freezing ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Monday, February 15, 2021 5:38 pm

280 Main Story

More than a friend: Deputy says goodbye to longtime K9 partner, pet

Much has been said about the bond between a man and his dog. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 5:49 pm

Business

R.O.E. Hobby adds bar inside store

CALERA — Walk into any hobby shop and you’d expect to find tables of miniatures, a game of Warhammer in progress or perhaps trading cards. ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 1:33 pm

Columbiana

Steelwork installed in former pool hall

COLUMBIANA — The building in downtown Columbiana known as the old pool hall is one step closer to housing a new tenant. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 11:34 am

280 Main Story

PTSD bill could benefit state’s first responders

MONTGOMERY — First responders who suffer from job-related symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) soon may benefit from a bill making its way through the ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:45 am

Calera

First Friday festival series coming to downtown Calera

CALERA — Calera Main Street has announced the launch of a new event series coming to Calera’s historic downtown district each month called First Friday. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, February 2, 2021 3:25 pm

Columns

COLUMN: New life means new beginnings

One news story I look forward to every year is that of the first baby born in the new year. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 6:09 pm

Columbiana

Brown Lumber to expand into old Fred’s building

COLUMBIANA — Brown Lumber and Building Supply in Columbiana has purchased the building that formerly housed Fred’s and has shared plans of expanding its operations ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 4:17 pm

Columbiana

Community shows support for cancer patient with parade

A caravan of classmates, family, friends and community members made their way from Shelby County High School to Fourmile Baptist Church outside Wilsonville on Tuesday, ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 12:15 pm

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