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Two charged with attempted murder in deadly Alabaster shooting

Two arrests have been made following a shooting at a party in Alabaster during the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 20, killing one and ... Read more

8 mins ago by Alec Etheredge.

UM waives admission test score requirement

The University of Montevallo has waived the ACT/SAT test score requirement for admission, and is offering scholarships to students based on their high school GPA.  Read more

44 mins ago by Staff Reports.

SEA assists nearly 1,200 during pandemic

MONTEVALLO — It goes without saying that 2020 has brought unprecedented challenges for many individuals and families in Shelby County, and organizations like Shelby Emergency ... Read more

1 hour ago by Scott Mims.

Old Baker Farm Pumpkin Patch opens Sept. 26

HARPERSVILLE — Perhaps the best place to find that picture-perfect pumpkin is at Old Baker Farm’s Pumpkin Patch this fall. Read more

2 hours ago by Scott Mims.

Mt Laurel second grader sings at big-name Nashville venues

“She had people come up and ask for an autograph, and she doesn’t even know cursive yet,” Heather Lofthus, Evan Riley’s mother, said. “It’s really ... Read more

4 hours ago by Emily Sparacino.

Bow hunting coming to Oak Mountain State Park

As part of the urban deer management program, Oak Mountain State Park will offer bow hunting beginning in November and running through early February. Read more

5 hours ago by Staff Reports.

‘Madear’ celebrates her 95th birthday

On Sept. 7-8, Martha Alexander Adams, a resident of Pelham, celebrated her 95th birthday. Read more

5 hours ago by Staff Reports.

UM named among South’s most beautiful colleges

The University of Montevallo has been named one of the most picturesque college campuses in the South by Southern Living magazine. Read more

6 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Chamber to hold 2020 Public Safety Awards

Shelby County’s leading law enforcement officers and firefighters will be recognized during The Shelby County Chamber’s upcoming Annual “Public Safety Awards” program. Read more

6 hours ago by Staff Reports.

ALDOT announces lane closure in Wilsonville

WILSONVILLE – Weather permitting, as of Monday,  Sept. 21,  the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will close the southbound lane of Alabama 25 from mile marker 138.440 to ... Read more

7 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Planning Commission OKs rezoning request for gas station development

The Shelby County Planning Commission has approved a developer’s request to rezone property located south of the intersection of Shelby County 52 and Shelby County ... Read more

9 hours ago by Emily Sparacino.

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.

Off duty Helena officer seriously injured in motorcycle crash

A Helena Police Officer is in the UAB Trauma Center following a motorcycle wreck that happened on Monday, Sept. 21. Read more

24 hours ago by Alec Etheredge.

Free county landfill day set for Saturday, Oct. 3

Residents of Shelby County will be able to offload any number of items they need to dispose of for free at the Shelby County Landfill ... Read more

24 hours ago by Alec Etheredge.

Alabaster approves $85.7M budget, including funds for police, parks, road improvements

The Alabaster City Council approved an $85.7 million budget on Sept. 21, which set aside money for ongoing projects including the new police station, improvements ... Read more

1 day ago by Alec Etheredge.

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