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Gov. Ivey extends mask mandate, gives update on vaccine

Gov. Kay Ivey made several important announcements on Thursday, Jan. 21, including an update on the state’s vaccine rollout and the extension of the state’s ... Read more

3 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Latest on COVID-19, including vaccine information

Two months shy of the one-year mark in the battle against COVID-19 in Alabama, discussion has turned to the vaccine with buzz about who can ... Read more

5 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Kenneth Paschal announces candidacy for House District 73 seat

Pelham resident and retired First Sgt. Kenneth Paschal has announced his candidacy to run in the special election Republican primary for the vacant Alabama House ... Read more

5 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Calera Main Street offering gift boxes for Valentine’s

CALERA — As Valentine’s Day approaches, local shoppers will be looking for safe ways to celebrate with their significant other. Read more

6 days ago by Scott Mims.

Mama Coco Cantina blends Mexican food, culture

CALERA — Los Angeles native Jessica Bargas couldn’t be happier to be in downtown Calera, Alabama. As the manager of new Mexican restaurant Mama Coco ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Scott Mims.

Right on target: Big Axe Hangout offers mobile form of entertainment

CALERA — Sometimes you just feel like throwing an axe at an approaching zombie. Read more

2 weeks ago by Scott Mims.

Former Calera QB wins MVP of bowl game

At Calera High School, the sky seemed to be the limit for quarterback Cornelius “Quad” Brown IV after throwing for 2,334 yards and 25 touchdowns ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

The elite: 2020 All-County football team released

It was remarkable. Many didn’t think it would happen, some tried to prevent it from happening and nobody knew for sure what would happen. I’m ... Read more

1 month ago by Alec Etheredge.

Shelby County Schools names Teachers of the Year

The Shelby County Board of Education recognized the school district’s 2020-2021 Teachers of the Year for each level at a meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 15 ... Read more

1 month ago by Emily Sparacino.

Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum hosting ‘Christmas at the Station’

CALERA — If 2020’s gotten you a little stir crazy, and you want to go somewhere but holiday travel is a bit too risky, you ... Read more

2 months ago by Scott Mims.

Gov. Ivey extends mask order, talks vaccine

As expected, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey extended the state’s mask-mandate order on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at a press conference in Montgomery, but the more pressing ... Read more

2 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

Venue change ‘positive’ for Calera Christmas events

CALERA — The weather was “phenomenal” and the change of venue to Calera’s Courtyard and historic Main Street district was “a positive” for the city’s ... Read more

2 months ago by Scott Mims.

Gov. Ivey urges schools to return to in-person learning

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey shared a statement on Tuesday, Dec. 1, urging school systems across the state to return to in-person instruction as soon as ... Read more

2 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

77 Kids Foundation donates to Calera basketball

CALERA — The 77 Kids Foundation donated $850 to Calera High School’s basketball program on Monday, Nov. 16 during a Calera City Council meeting. Read more

2 months ago by Scott Mims.

Calera welcomes Papa John’s, other businesses

CALERA — Papa John’s is one of several new businesses opening in Calera, which continues to be one of Shelby County’s fastest growing municipalities. Read more

2 months ago by Scott Mims.

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