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‘He bled Helena’: Former Helena Mayor Sonny Penhale dies at 89

Helena’s longest serving mayor, Charles “Sonny” Penhale, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at the age of 89. Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

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.

Beignets and Lattes takes their coffee and sweets on the road

After opening back in 2019, the popular Helena-based coffee shop Beignets and Lattes is taking its show on the road and bringing their New Orlean’s ... Read more

3 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Riverside Baptist Church using community to support Sav-A-Life, Red Cross

For people of faith, coming together as a community to support the vulnerable is an unconditional act born out of selfless love for God and ... Read more

4 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.

Hillsboro neighborhood to host Mardi Gras parade

Residents in the Hillsboro neighborhood of Helena will get a chance to take in the festivities and traditions of Mardi Gras as they host their ... Read more

6 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Hillsboro School offering virtual open house

Parents seeking an alternative to traditional public or private schooling for their children will have an opportunity to explore the offerings of The Hillsboro School, ... Read more

6 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Helena adds two new fire department employees

As part of the plan to improve the city’s resources and ensure the safety of its citizens, the city of Helena has hired two new ... Read more

6 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

New Helena coffee roastery to bring interactive experience

For many, picking up a hot cup of coffee is a daily ritual, but most people never think about the work that goes into crafting ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

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.

Helena mayor outlines goals for 2021, including updates on new businesses

Though 2020 was a tumultuous year that was unpredictable and full of uncertainty, newly-elected Helena Mayor Brian Puckett is looking forward to accomplishing a variety ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Helena’s Hulsey running for State House District 73 seat

Helena City Councilmember Leigh Hulsey announced that she will be seeking the Alabama State House District 73 seat in a special election. Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

ABC Board temporarily closes 4 locations in Shelby County

Four ABC Select Spirits stores in Shelby County will have to close their doors temporarily due to the continued spread of COVID-19 across the state. Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Troop 532 sold more than 200 trees during Christmas

One of the most cherished parts of Christmastime is getting the family together and driving out to a lot to pick the perfect tree to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

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