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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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Celebrate 2021 graduates with this special video

Watch this special graduation video to see some of the memorable moments created during graduations at each school ...

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Trucking around: Food trucks see an increase in popularity over the last year

Many restaurant doors closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, but where one door closes another one opens, and in ...

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Shelby County has state’s lowest unemployment rate

Shelby County continues to excel in its bounce back from COVID-19 as evidenced by the near record-low unemployment ...

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Alpha, Mu and Omega: First-recorded Texas Longhorn triplets born at Wilsonville farm

Rounding the corner of the barn on his Wilsonville farm, his jaw dropped and his eyes popped out ...

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Shelby County Sheriff’s Office launches smartphone app

Want to stay more connected to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office? There is an app for that.


The Mission seeks to help those struggling with addiction

Grady Covin won’t hesitate to tell you that he was once an alcoholic. What led to the dramatic ...

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Marvin Copes announces retirement from Shelby County RSVP

Marvin Copes, the coordinator for Shelby County’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program, will retire after nearly 13 years of ...

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Experts warn against panic buying as gas prices rise due to Colonial Pipeline shutdown

Gas prices have spiked close to 10 cents around the Birmingham-metro area since last week following a shutdown ...

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Shelby County school districts among top in the state

All four of the school districts that operate within Shelby County placed in the top 26 out of ...

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Severe weather possible today and tonight

The National Weather Service is advising that there is a potential threat of severe weather for a large ...


ADEM to hold public hearing tonight on Plant Gaston coal ash permit

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management will hold a public hearing tonight, Thursday, April 1, in Columbiana.


Quick to action: Swift thinking saves lives of George and Gayle Nix

Buried underneath the rubble of their own home after it was displaced and crumbled by a tornado on ...

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NWS confirms EF3 and EF2 tornadoes hit Shelby County

The National Weather Service has confirmed that the two tornadoes that caused extreme damage throughout the area on ...

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A devastating day: Tornadoes rip through Shelby County

Standing in his living room with no walls and debris covering what used to be a driveway to ...

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