Tim Prince, Author at Shelby County Reporter


Newsprint supply is tightening, and you are affected

  By TIM PRINCE/Publisher The paper (newsprint) used to print the Shelby County Reporter cost 10 percent more than it did just a few weeks ago ... Read more

by Tim Prince, Thursday, April 5, 2018 10:01 am


Golf tournament set to bring county attention

Just a handful of years ago, as the Regions Charity Classic left Greystone Country Club for Ross Bridge Resort in Jefferson County, many thought the ... Read more

by Tim Prince, Tuesday, August 24, 2010 11:08 am


New website to serve same great community

Today, we launch an all-new website, our second in as many years, one that will take the best features of the current site, adding to ... Read more

by Tim Prince, Tuesday, August 10, 2010 4:45 pm


Churches work together to make memories

The cherished summertime activities of childhood, from family vacations to poolside picnics, help create lifelong memories for so many of us. Read more

by Tim Prince, Tuesday, July 27, 2010 12:41 pm


Bentley taking Columbiana roots to top

Perhaps some people grow up dreaming of someday becoming a hometown hero, but I somehow doubt such was the case for Columbiana’s Dr. Robert Bentley, ... Read more

by Tim Prince, Tuesday, July 20, 2010 12:46 pm


Alabaster leads by considering smoking ban

A July 19 public hearing in Alabaster will take on a historically touchy subject: banning smoking in public places throughout the community. Read more

by Tim Prince, Tuesday, July 13, 2010 12:41 pm


Calera shows what county can achieve

Turns out I’m something of a trendsetter. Now, before you drop your newspaper or laptop due to the explosive laughter my previous sentence might have ... Read more

by Tim Prince, Tuesday, June 29, 2010 12:58 pm


Great schools rewarded with students’ hard work

Nine schools in Alabama have recently been named to Newsweek magazine’s list of the nation’s top high schools. Not surprisingly, two schools in Shelby County, ... Read more

by Tim Prince, Tuesday, June 22, 2010 10:47 am


County commission should carefully consider traffic

Later this month, the Shelby County Commission will listen to two sides of a very important and divisive issue, one that has long been on ... Read more

by Tim Prince, Tuesday, June 15, 2010 2:21 pm


Pelham must decide how to invest taxpayer money

A work session earlier this week for the Pelham City Council focused on something of a touchy subject: is the way and amount Pelham City ... Read more

by Tim Prince, Tuesday, June 8, 2010 3:01 pm


Entire county should have available recycling

Thanks to the leadership of Robert Kelley, director of the Shelby County Environmental Department, and others in our community, countywide curbside recycling will be offered ... Read more

by Tim Prince, Tuesday, May 25, 2010 1:04 pm


County law officials help make Chelsea safe

Morning rituals were disrupted May 17 as the hustle and bustle of commutes and carpools gave way to school lockdowns, roadblocks and a manhunt in ... Read more

by Tim Prince, Tuesday, May 18, 2010 12:37 pm


County census count leads pack

Once again, Shelby County leads the pack in a very important benchmark, beating not only national and state averages, but also surpassing every other county ... Read more

by Tim Prince, Tuesday, May 11, 2010 11:04 am


Thank you to county community

If you’ll pardon me for just one column, I’d like to offer a couple of personal thank yous. These thank yous are to you, our ... Read more

by Tim Prince, Tuesday, May 4, 2010 1:33 pm


Place your bets on finding a solution

Bingo hall raids, fights between constitutional officers, possible widespread corruption, and the roulette wheel in Montgomery continues to spin. Read more

by Tim Prince, Tuesday, April 20, 2010 3:30 pm

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