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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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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 ...


Wilton to hold public hearing on community development needs

The town of Wilton will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 27 to discuss the town’s submission ...

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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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‘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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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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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.

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