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Libraries gearing up for summer reading programs

Although the novel coronavirus pandemic has changed how certain activities can be offered, staff members are hard at work to provide programs that are engaging, ... Read more

18 hours ago by Emily Sparacino.

Respite ministry plans Drive-by Summer Kickoff Parade for June 1

NORTH SHELBY — Volunteers and staff from Anchor Community Respite Ministry at Asbury United Methodist Church will hold a Drive-By Summer Kick-Off Parade for program ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Asbury to reopen food pantry in June

Organizers are asking for donations of food and hygiene items in anticipation of a larger-than-normal influx of customers. Read more

1 day ago by Emily Sparacino.

UPDATE: County COVID-19 numbers see decline following Tuesday’s surge

Following a sharp increase of 33 cases in a 24-hour span between Monday and Tuesday earlier in the week, the number of new COVID-19 cases ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: County sees slight surge in COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

Over the last three weeks, Shelby County has seen consistent decreases in confirmed cases of COVID-19 with less than 40 cases per week, but in ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Shelby County has one of state’s lower unemployment rates despite record highs

As COVID-19 has taken the economy, shaken it up and thrown it to the wolves, the country and state have both seen record highs in ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: ADPH making COVID-19 recovery numbers available

A day after Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced an amended safer-at-home order that allowed schools and entertainment venues to open, as well as athletic activities ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Ivey: Time to further open the state

With the current safer-at-home order set to expire on May 22, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey held a press conference on Thursday, May 21, to give ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Churches plan alternate approaches to Vacation Bible School

“People are being creative because Vacation Bible School is such an opportunity for us to show the gospel, to tell people about Jesus and to ... Read more

1 week ago by Stephen Dawkins.

High school, youth sports returning in Alabama

In her latest amendment to the safer-at-home order on Thursday, May 21, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced athletic activities can resume for team sports starting ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Church launches initiative to support local restaurants

After a conversation with a church member, Valleydale Church pastor Patrick Sawyer saw the potential for another initiative through which people could extend support to ... Read more

1 week ago by Emily Sparacino.

Briarwood names new volleyball coach with championship experience

After Jeff Robertson spent the previous four seasons leading the Briarwood varsity volleyball team, and nine before that leading the junior varsity team, the Lions ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Briarwood sets in-person graduation for July 19

NORTH SHELBY — The 143 members of Briarwood Christian School’s Class of 2020 will get to celebrate in person as the school has planned its ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Scott Mims.

Westminster graduates 32 in weekend ceremony

The Westminster School at Oak Mountain celebrated its Class of 2020 in an outdoor commencement ceremony on the morning of Saturday, May 16. Read more

2 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

UPDATE: Shelby County surpasses 400 COVID-19 cases over weekend

By ALEC ETHEREDGE | Managing Editor While Shelby County surpassed 400 confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, numbers still rose at a slower rate ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

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