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Redistricting’s impact on Shelby County

With the release of the 2020 Census numbers came redistricting in the state of Alabama, which happens each ...

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Westover approves school site option in Pine Mountain Preserve

On Tuesday, Sept. 28, at the regularly scheduled Westover City Planning Commission meeting, the main topic of discussion ...

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Statewide moment of silence to honor 12,000 lost from COVID-19

Next Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 12 p.m., the Alabama Hospital Association is calling for a statewide moment of ...

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Superintendents discuss school system updates, pandemic challenges

Superintendents from the four public school systems in Shelby County shared updates in local education at The Shelby ...

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Column: You are what makes us great, and we need your help

We are all just trying to survive right now. In unprecedented times for more than a year now, ...

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Shelby County seeking public involvement in comprehensive plan process

Shelby County leaders are asking for residents’ input on how they want to see different facets of the ...

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SCS shares reopening addendum with updated COVID-19 protocols

Shelby County Schools released an addendum to the 2021-2022 reopening plan on Aug. 20 with information about COVID-19 ...

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Shelby County remains one of largest, fastest-growing counties in Alabama

Shelby County remained one of the fastest-growing and largest counties in the state of Alabama following the release ...

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Chamber to host ‘State of our Schools’ luncheon this month

The Shelby County Chamber’s August Community Luncheon will highlight schools in each local district.

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A life of service: Shelby County Commissioner Dan Acker remembered

“Come on.” That was Dan Acker’s unofficial mantra, and what his son Harmon Acker would dread to hear ...

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Shelby County holds onto state’s lowest unemployment rate

An increase in Shelby County’s unemployment rate in June has not affected its standing as the county with ...

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Westover residents voice questions, concerns about Chelsea’s school system discussion

The Westover City Council’s special called meeting at New Life Church on July 13 drew a large crowd ...

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‘A kind heart’: Juvenile Judge Jim Kramer announces he will retire following current term

Rocking back and forth in his office chair with a Winnie the Pooh tie shifted to the side, ...

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Westover to hold special council meeting

This is a public meeting for the citizens of Westover to come together and discuss the needs of ...

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Who is participating in this year’s ‘Back to School’ sales tax holiday?

Shelby County and many of its municipalities will participate in Alabama’s 16th annual Back to School Sales Tax ...

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