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UPDATE: 8-year-old victim dies following Riverchase Galleria shooting

A shooting at the Riverchase Galleria on the afternoon of Friday, July 3 injured at least four people, the Hoover Police Department confirmed in a ... Read more

2 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Shots fired at Riverchase Galleria, scene contained

The Hoover Police Department and other local law enforcement have contained a scene at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover where there were reports of shots ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Skin Care Solutions of Alabama opening in Helena

HELENA — Skin Care Solutions of Alabama, a business offering a full-service facial studio and professional skin care, has located to Helena and has scheduled ... Read more

3 days ago by Scott Mims.

Brocato: City to take conservative approach toward next year’s budget

In a July 1 videoed statement, Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato shared an update on the city’s financial status as the end of the current fiscal ... Read more

3 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Mobile, Tuscaloosa join Alabama cities requiring face masks

REGIONAL NEWS (AP) — Mobile and Tuscaloosa have joined the list of Alabama cities requiring face masks to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, ... Read more

3 days ago by Daniel Holmes.

Jefferson State increases scholarship opportunities for fall semester

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and a rise in the requests for financial aid, Jefferson State increased the number of scholarships available for the 2020 ... Read more

3 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Chelsea youth sports activities resume

After the COVID-19 pandemic prompted the cancellation of spring sports, Chelsea’s Parks and Recreation department has resumed activities this summer and has announced plans for ... Read more

4 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Helena Festival canceled, fireworks still to be held

The Helena Festival originally scheduled for Friday evening, July 3, has been canceled based on a recommendation from Mayor Mark Hall. Read more

4 days ago by Scott Mims.

Calera, Alabaster pharmacists earn national recognition

Johnny and Anthony Brooklere, of Brooklere Pharmacy in Alabaster, and Kacie White, of Cowart Drug Company in Calera, were recently recognized as Patient Champions by ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

First ‘Vallo Drive-In Movie’ deemed a success

After the Montevallo Junior City Council had to cancel its original summer movie plans, several organizations pooled their efforts and devised an alternative: a drive-in ... Read more

4 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

UPDATE: Harpersville police officers test negative for COVID-19

HARPERSVILLE — All Harpersville police officers, 11 in total, have tested negative for COVID-19, including Police Chief Jimmy Macon, who previously tested positive for the ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Teacher carries on legacy of Skillet Bird

Elvin Hill Elementary School first-grade teacher Lauren Ruston was taught early on, through a figure larger than life, about what it is to take care ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Pelham resident leads humane society project

Passionate people living out loud are generally the ones who spearhead excellence in communities, regions and in the world. Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

School reopenings addressed in statewide press conference

State Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey spoke Friday, June 26 in a 10 a.m. press conference addressing the reopening of schools for the 2020-21 calendar year. Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Mehlhoff running for Alabaster City Council Ward 5 seat

“The positive growth the city has experienced since our moving here afforded opportunities for our family to thrive," Mike Mehlhoff said. "I want to ensure ... Read more

5 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

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