Community Columnists

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Vining spreads laughter, goodness

PJ Vining laughs often and causes those around her to laugh just as much. Read more

18 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Grice gets joy, contentment from serving others

Eighty-year-old Peter Grice was born in Dale County in Ozark, Alabama and grew up in Moultrie, Georgia. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

More than just bus drivers

The Shelby County Board of Education is currently in need of bus drivers and substitute bus drivers to keep school transportation running smoothly during uncertain ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Living her life despite cerebral palsy

Cathy Haffner entered this world on July 24, 1949; four years later she was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Columbiana Run Club bringing people together

The Columbiana Run Club, started by Joel Dixon earlier this year, is one of the best things to happen to its community in this crazy ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Grice inspires positive change

From collecting money throughout the year to purchasing Christmas gifts for children in need in the community, food pantry, clothes closet for the homeless to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Luna shines in worlds of music, pageantry

Sixteen-year-old Marissa Luna has made the most of her time during the quarantine, by making the most of her passion for music by writing 30 ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Colquitt ‘Coke’ Clark shares value of giving back

“I learned the value of giving back through my family." Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Nichols and SCALNC serve those who have served

The Support Committee for the Alabama National Cemetery (SCALNC) is a public volunteer organization formed in April of 2008. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

You don’t want to miss Intermission

It’s often said that those who work hard play hard too. That’s true for the small local band Intermission. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Jones recorded a lifetime of changes

Jesse Mae Butler Jones was a true daughter of Shelby County. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Shelby Iron Works monthly Pancake Breakfast returns

The Shelby County Iron Works Pancake Breakfast has been a community favorite for years for several reasons. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

May gives back to country, community and family

William “Bill” May served his community through the Lions Club for nearly four decades. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Digital classrooms have potential

Screens are saving many from isolation as our community and our country battle COVID-19. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Local entrepreneur ready to share new drink with the world

Al Lamoureux is a regular guy, living in Shelby County, who is learning the art of adapting to the changes that are happening all around ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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