A new you: Helena woman honored for weight loss transformation

A new you: Helena woman honored for weight loss transformation

A Helena woman was honored on Thursday, July 30, at the third annual “New Year, New You” reveal party in downtown Birmingham to show off ... Read more | Add your comment

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Library holds Sci-Fi Fantasy Festival Saturday

The Hoover Public Library will hold its Sci-Fi and Fantasy Festival Aug. 1. Read more | Add your comment

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  2. Palmer talks planned parenthood, Iran deal during Chelsea visit | Add your comment
  3. Thingamajig Convention draws hundreds of YMCA kids | Add your comment

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Pelham City Schools seeking photo, video submissions

Pelham City Schools seeking photo, video submissions

Pelham City Schools is reaching out to all current and former Pelham school students and parents of all ages to show appreciation for its teachers. ... Read more | Add your comment

Alford & Barnes Law Firm now open in Helena

Alford & Barnes Law Firm now open in Helena

The Law Firm of Alford & Barnes, LLC recently moved to Helena in May and attorneys John Barnes and John Alford can help their clients ... Read more | Add your comment

Elderly woman robbed in Pelham

Elderly woman robbed in Pelham

An elderly female was robbed July 22 off Old Montgomery Highway in Pelham, and the Pelham Police Department is seeking information concerning the incident. Read more | Add your comment

UPDATED: Victim dies after baseball bat assault, teen charged with murder

The 19-year-old victim in a July 29 baseball bat beating died at Princeton Baptist Medical Center on July 31, elevating an assault charge against a ... Read more | Add your comment

Taste of Pelham signs additional vendors

Taste of Pelham signs additional vendors

Caterers, restaurateurs, food trucks and bakers are signing up for the third annual Taste of Pelham, which has officially signed with 15 vendors. With less ... Read more | Add your comment

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  2. Maylene man faces felony after allegedly choking girlfriend | Add your comment
  3. One year later: APH Radio preparing to open new studio | Add your comment
  4. Pelham’s Cake Boss: Cake Art by Cynthia Bertolone to open mid-August | Add your comment
  5. Helena Jack’s location set to open at end of the year | Add your comment
  6. Murder suspect Demarcus Means extradited to Shelby County | Add your comment
  7. Montevallo, Greater Shelby Chambers form partnership | Add your comment
  8. Alabaster housing, commercial market strong through June | Add your comment
  9. Art on a plate: Croom sweetens Bellini’s | Add your comment
  10. Alabaster set to vote on Fogle Lake annexation | Add your comment
  11. Rezoning for Greystone area apartment complex to be discussed Aug. 3 | Add your comment
  12. County superintendents discuss state of schools | Add your comment
  13. Finish the puzzle: Cold case unit keeps hope alive | Add your comment
  14. Planning Commission to review Dunnavant Valley gas station, grocery store | Add your comment
  15. Board OKs rezoning for new Alabaster high school | Add your comment
  16. Motorcycle accident on I-65 results in one fatality | Add your comment
  17. North Shelby Fire District puts fire prevention grant to use | Add your comment
  18. Calera woman uses Beauty and Brains Club to inspire girls | Add your comment
  19. Family style restaurant to open in former Frankie’s Market Café location | Add your comment
  20. Beadapalooza returns to Helena Aug. 22-23 | Add your comment
  21. Primrose School raises $1,446 for charity from Spring Fling | Add your comment
  22. Current Montevallo High principal moving to THS | Add your comment
  23. Scratch-made: Pastry Art specializes in hand-crafted baked goods | Add your comment
  24. Aldi hiring for local stores | Add your comment


West Point interested in Calera senior

West Point interested in Calera senior

Recruiting season never truly ends in central Alabama, especially with a wealth of talent at every school in the area. Colleges come calling from around ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Deputies: Couple grew pot, mushrooms near toddler | Add your comment
  2. Montevallo volleyball earns seventh straight AVCA Team Academic award | Add your comment
  3. Way-too-early football predictions; ACSC edition | Add your comment

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Cause for joy in Montevallo

There is plenty of cause for excitement in Montevallo, as the city’s schools have seen plenty of upgrades over the past several months. Read more | Add your comment

Columns & Opinions

Leslie Whiting passes the chaplain’s hat to David Smith

“To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven,” says Ecclesiastes 3:1. ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Guarantee right to carry

I have had a concealed-carry permit for over 20 years, and not once in that time have I ever had need to pull my weapon. Read more | Add your comment

Community Columnists

Teachers’ work ‘lives on in their students’

“I used to babysit for your kids,” I said in surprise. Read more | Add your comment