North Shelby

Shelby County high schools to hold in-person graduation ceremonies

Shelby County Schools officials announced on May 14 new plans for in-person graduation ceremonies for all of the district’s high schools. Read more

2 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

How do the first two months in Alabama’s COVID-19 battle compare?

Alabama's battle against COVID-19 hit the two-month mark on Wednesday, May 13, after the first confirmed case came on Friday, March 13, and the battle ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: State surpasses 10,000 COVID-19 cases, 400 deaths

The state hit a milestone number in its battle against COVID-19 on Monday, May 11, as the total number of confirmed cases surpassed 10,000, while ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

One year later, Briarwood won’t get chance to repeat

The 2020 season never felt normal for the Briarwood boys soccer team. Head coach Shawn Brower had faced hard times at BCS before, and now ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: County has 14 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend

With this Wednesday, May 13, marking two months since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus began in Alabama, there continues to be positive cases across ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Gov. Ivey announces businesses to reopen May 11

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced the next phase of the state’s reopening plan at a press conference on Friday, May 8, which brought good news ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Westminster to hold outdoor graduation ceremony

The Westminster School at Oak Mountain will honor the 32 members of the graduating class of 2020 at an outdoor commencement ceremony on the Upper ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

UPDATE: County has 9 new COVID-19 cases in last 2 days, now 16 deaths

As we near the two month mark of the COVID-19 battle in Alabama and Shelby County, there have been nine new cases of the novel ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Briarwood’s Smith named All-American for 2nd year in a row

Twelve outstanding high school anglers have been selected as members of the exclusive Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, including ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Which Shelby County cities have the highest census response rate?

Despite the outbreak of COVID-19, the 2020 census is underway in Alabama. The state currently has a response rate of 54.8 percent and Shelby County ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Shelby County Schools to hold drive-thru graduation ceremonies

Shelby County Schools has announced plans for graduation ceremonies for all seven of the district's high schools. Read more

4 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

A year later, Westminster relives 2019 state championship

It was a win like no other. After head coach Ken Headley passed away just before the season started, the Westminster at Oak Mountain girls ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: More than 100,000 now tested for COVID-19 in Alabama

By ALEC ETHEREDGE | Managing Editor Since last Thursday, April 30, there have been eight new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Shelby County with 540 ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Briarwood leaders surprise graduates with deliveries

NORTH SHELBY – Briarwood Christian School traditionally celebrates its graduates each year, but this year’s celebration looked much different. With school closed and social distancing ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Stephen Dawkins.

‘Senior Knight’ drive-thru parade honors Westminster graduates

Although the COVID-19 quarantine cast a shadow over their last semester of high school, Westminster School at Oak Mountain seniors likely won’t want to forget ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

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