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UPDATE: County COVID-19 numbers see decline following Tuesday’s surge

Following a sharp increase of 33 cases in a 24-hour span between Monday and Tuesday earlier in the week, the number of new COVID-19 cases ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: County sees slight surge in COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

Over the last three weeks, Shelby County has seen consistent decreases in confirmed cases of COVID-19 with less than 40 cases per week, but in ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

County has 3 named to North All-Star baseball team

For three rising seniors in Shelby County, their 2020 junior seasons were cut short, but luckily they still have one more season ahead of them ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Several named to North-South boys soccer team

While COVID-19 cut the 2020 boys soccer season short and canceled this summer’s All-Star Week, Alabama High School Athletic Directors and Coaches Association still releasing ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

HES sends students into summer with ‘Hip, Hip, Parade’

Teachers and students from Helena Elementary School got to say a proper goodbye to each other when they participated in the “Hip, Hip, Parade” on ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Department of Labor warns of unemployment benefit scams

The Alabama Department of Labor is warning unemployment compensation recipients to beware of scammers who may be seeking to fraudulently obtain unemployment benefits. These individuals ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Shelby County has one of state’s lower unemployment rates despite record highs

As COVID-19 has taken the economy, shaken it up and thrown it to the wolves, the country and state have both seen record highs in ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Wood-Williams

Sarah Morgan Wood and Jonathan Glynn Williams are pleased to announce their marriage. The bride, of Helena, is the daughter of Nick and Wendy Wood. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Helena churches reopening amid eased guidelines

Over the past few months many churches have had to find creative ways to continue having services, due to distancing guidelines not allowing for indoor ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: ADPH making COVID-19 recovery numbers available

A day after Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced an amended safer-at-home order that allowed schools and entertainment venues to open, as well as athletic activities ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: AHSAA to allow athletic activities to resume June 1

In her latest amendment to the safer-at-home order on Thursday, May 21, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced athletic activities can resume for team sports starting ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Ivey: Time to further open the state

With the current safer-at-home order set to expire on May 22, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey held a press conference on Thursday, May 21, to give ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

High school, youth sports returning in Alabama

In her latest amendment to the safer-at-home order on Thursday, May 21, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced athletic activities can resume for team sports starting ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Dollar Tree added to list of businesses coming to Helena

Helena residents will soon be able to shop at the discount retailer Dollar Tree following the completion of a major retail development in the city, ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Helena Hollow hosting prom for Helena, Thompson students

Helena Hollow will be hosting a “Second Chance Dance” for at least two local schools starting on May 29 with Thompson High School, before then ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

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