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Opinion: Transparency is key

In the wake of recent events in Helena concerning the distribution of the Teachers Assistance Grants (TAG), a ...


Column: Keeping the peace

There is a deep peace associated with living out in the countryside and the more rural areas of ...


Column: Boren leaves Montevallo better than he found it

I still remember the first game I covered in-person for the Shelby County Reporter like it was yesterday.


Column: The web of support

I was barely two steps out of church on Sunday when a text from my mom popped up ...


Opinion: It’s time for a change

Let's be honest, DST is the time-tinkering equivalent of cutting off the top of a blanket, sewing it ...


Lessons from a newcomer

By MACKENZEE SIMMS | Staff Writer At the end of January, I fished a pair of suit pants ...


Opinion: Your right to complain

I’d like to acknowledge that other time-honored American pastime that is represented when we make our choice, tick ...


Opinion: Reflecting upon the bricks

Living in Shelby County has given me the opportunity to make connections with people I wouldn’t have met ...


Column: Here’s to the unsung leaders

Jason Harlow put me in my place on Tuesday.


Opinion: There is always room for one more Gold

This year marked the second College Night I’ve attended as an alumnus of the University of Montevallo and ...


Opinion: Voting with intention

Typically, when election season comes around, I tell myself that I’m not going to vote due to my ...


Opinion: Benefits of the job

I’m excited about this new position and the opportunity to further serve this publication in its continued efforts ...


Column: Birmingham sports are better together

In most high school sports, teams have to wait until deep in the playoffs to play in the ...


So, I’ve worked here for six months

Six months ago, I was in Paris with my grandmother and sister when I received an email that ...


Reflecting on the Montevallo Christmas parade

By BARTON PERKINS | Staff Writer I showed up only five or so minutes before Montevallo’s Christmas parade ...

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