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Calera set to have busy weekend

Calera Main Street has much to offer for the upcoming fall weekend. Jackie Batson, executive director of Calera ...


4th annual, community-wide Calera Trunk or Treat set for Oct.

Calera Main Street will hold its fourth annual Trunk or Treat event in downtown Calera, on Thursday, Oct. ...


Juvenile suspect arrested in murder of Calera mother

A Shelby County mom was found shot to death in her Calera home, marking the first homicide of ...


Calera answers the bell in big region win over Chilton County

Calera used a pair of Daniel Brown touchdown runs and a Michael Banks-Mason 96-yard pick-six in the third ...

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Shelby County bands show their pride in 18th annual Showcase of Bands

On Tuesday, Sept 13, Shelby County bands performed for a crowd at Heardmont Park during this year’s Showcase ...


Hwy 25 bridge between Calera, Columbiana closed for work until May

The Waxahatchee bridge on Alabama Highway 25 between Columbiana and Calera has officially closed in order for the ...

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AmFirst’s CEO raises $10.5 million for United Way Pacesetter Campaign

America’s First Federal Credit Union (AmFirst) announced President and CEO, Bill Connor, led the effort to raise more ...

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Residents try food, support education at 14th annual Taste of Shelby County

Attendees were able to enjoy a sampling of dishes and beverages from businesses across Shelby County at the ...


CPD arrests three suspects after vehicle pursuit

A suspect with at least 20 prior arrests was charged with drug possession after attempting to flee from ...


Superheroes to make landing at Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum

The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum’s fall events will begin this upcoming weekend and continue into November.


Calera Police, Fire hold door breaching training

The Calera Police Department tested out new tools it received to breach doors in the event of an ...


CPD arrests suspect for alleged abduction of mother and child

The Calera Police Department arrested a suspect who had abducted a mother and child and was traveling through ...


Calera’s Kobe Prentice earns starting receiver position at Alabama

When Nick Saban was recruiting former Calera wide receiver Kobe Prentice, he did so with the premise that ...

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Food rescue ministry helps greater Birmingham area

“We started feeding the hungry because we realized we were not honoring God,” Waltman said. “Some people need ...

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Substitute school bus drivers need is high

The new school year is well underway in Shelby County, and along with it so is the need ...

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