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Daughter joins father’s pulmonary medicine practice in Alabaster

“I’ve always followed my dad to the office, even as a little kid,” Margaret Connolly said about her earliest memories of the profession. Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Dawkins.

100-plus workers to lose jobs as Columbiana foundry closes

“The decision was based on market conditions, including the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Jennifer Dudley, vice president and general counsel for Grede Holdings LLC. Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Chamber seeking nominations for Sixth Annual Healthcare Professional of the Year

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Shelby County Chamber’s Health Services Work Group is seeking nominees for its sixth annual Healthcare Professional of the Year program. This ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Unemployment rates drop from historic highs

Though Alabama’s, and Shelby County’s, unemployment rates remain well above last year’s marks, the rates for May were below April’s rates, which were the highest ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Shelby Baptist Medical Center promotes brain health during Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

FROM STAFF REPORTS ALABASTER – The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful for all, but it may be worse, and very confusing, for those who are ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Three ribbon cuttings highlight Calera Main Street event

“We just want people to know they can come to downtown Calera and hang out and have a good time,” Jackie Batson said. Read more

4 weeks ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Alabaster JCPenney not among stores to be closed

The Alabaster JCPenney store avoided the first round of closures as its parent company attempts to emerge from bankruptcy. Read more

4 weeks ago by Stephen Dawkins.

70-lot gated subdivision planned off Dunnavant Valley Road with lakes, trails

The Master Plan was approved for South Oak Subdivision, which will include custom-built, single-family residences on lots at least 3 acres in size off Dunnavant ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Social media campaign designed to spotlight Alabaster businesses

ALABASTER –City Council members have done their part and are now challenging Alabaster residents to help promote locally-owned small businesses during a difficult time. All ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Fast-acting physical therapist helps stroke victim get treatment

“I got on the transportation bus (to go to the hospital), and I was feeling dizzy and woozy,” Mary Thomas said. “But that was all, ... Read more

1 month ago by Stephen Dawkins.

New Columbiana store will operate with community in mind

“God has been opening every door,” Tiffany Anderson said. “Nothing has been hard about this. It’s really turning into a collective of people who want ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Will Shelby County follow U.S. with record unemployment?

“Today’s report reflects the massive impact that measures to contain the coronavirus have had on the American workforce,” U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia said. Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Chamber hears from local government, healthcare, more experts

“This has been a really stressful time for all individuals,” Richard Fallin said. Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Thompson senior enjoys replacement prom at Siluria Brewing

"We felt like so many things were being taken away from him, and my wife just wanted to do something special for him," Danny Sample ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Air National Guard flyover shows support for healthcare workers

Nurses, doctors and staff at Shelby Baptist Medical Center gathered at the top of a parking deck to watch an Alabama Air National Guard aircraft ... Read more

2 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

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