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Thompson No. 1 in preseason poll, 5 others earn recognition

We’re inching closer to fall Friday nights under the lights, and the hype continued to grow with the release of the ASWA preseason rankings for ... Read more

1 day ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: Alabaster overdue motorist located

In an update posted on the Alabaster Police Department's official Facebook page at 4:18 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, the Alabaster resident who was originally ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Cahaba Valley Fire revises proposed dues increase plan

NORTH SHELBY—The Cahaba Valley Fire and Emergency Medical Response District is announcing several revisions to a proposed quality improvement plan following feedback from district residents. Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Alabama Power Foundation accepting Good Roots, Gateway grant applications

The Alabama Power Foundation is seeking applications for its 2021 Good Roots and Gateway programs—initiatives that help to beautify and promote Alabama communities. Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Young represents Chelsea at 2021 Alabama Boys State

Joel Young, 17, was chosen to represent his school as a delegate at Alabama Boys State, a leadership program for students who have completed their ... Read more

3 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

AFD quickly extinguishes scorching van fire

On Thursday July 29, firefighters quickly arrived to the scene of a vehicle fire on Alabaster’s Applegate Drive. Read more

3 days ago by Nathan Howell.

YouthServe conducts beautification project in Montevallo

This week, these teens experienced an Urban + Rural Exchange in Montevallo, participating in a beautification project restoring headstones in the Montevallo Cemetery. Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Lending a hand to those truly in need

From 2000 through 2005, Britt Engineering Associates Inc. owner Frank Britt helped to finance the 501c3 nonprofit called Skilled Knowledgeable Youth (SKY) missions to Honduras. Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Arts Council fundraising luncheon is Aug. 21

The three women’s clubs of Columbiana are back to business after missing a year of events, and they want supporters of the Shelby County Arts ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Fuzzy Buttz, Alexa Reece to hold grand openings

CALERA — Two newly opened Calera businesses have scheduled grand opening dates and ribbon cutting ceremonies, revitalization program Calera Main Street has announced. Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Pelham hosting American Legion Southeast Regional Baseball Tournament

For the first time, Alabama will host the American Legion Southeast Regional Baseball Tournament Aug. 4-8 at the Bobby Hayes Stadium in Pelham. Read more

4 days ago by Nathan Howell.

Emergency funds to help Jefferson State students this fall semester

Jefferson State is set to distribute American Rescue Plan (ARP) emergency grants to students enrolled this fall. Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Masks not required in current SCS reopening plan

The plan, called “Moving Forward Together,” includes two instructional delivery options and a staggered start schedule, but no mask requirement as of July 28. Read more

4 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Back-to-School Supply Drive planned in conjunction with First Friday

Calera Main Street, in partnership with local churches, will be hosting a backpack giveaway at the First Friday festival in historic downtown Calera on Friday, ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

12th Annual Head Over Teal 5K/10K, awareness campaign announced

This September, in recognition of Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation (LCBF) will initiate its ninth annual A State of Teal Awareness ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

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