Maplewood Lane celebrates 20 years of business

Maplewood Lane celebrates 20 years of business

Wet weather didn’t put a damper on the celebration held at the Maplewood Lane Assisted Living facility on Sunday, Aug. 30. Read more | Add your comment

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Zombie Run 5K to be held Sept. 19

Warehouse 31 is teaming up with the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life for the inaugural Zombie Run 5K that will be held Saturday, Sept. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Eagles stay optimistic after loss to Freedom Academy | Add your comment
  2. Park expansion could create city center for Pelham | Add your comment
  3. Shelby County teachers compete in district’s Design Star Challenge Contest | Add your comment

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Sweet taste of success:  Third annual Taste of Pelham attracts large crowd

Sweet taste of success:  Third annual Taste of Pelham attracts large crowd

Sausage and pimento cheese bites, three-layered lasagna, Caribbean jerk chicken and red velvet mini cupcakes were only some of the dishes guests of the third ... Read more | Add your comment

Missing Coosa Valley student found safe in Mississippi

A Coosa Valley Academy student has been found alive and safe in Biloxi, Miss., after missing from her home in Sylacauga for two weeks. Read more | Add your comment

The future of OMSP unclear according to officials

The future of OMSP unclear according to officials

Alabama State Parks leadership, local community leaders and park supporters gathered at Oak Mountain State Park on Aug. 27 to discuss the impact of budget ... Read more | Add your comment

Local school systems rank among ‘Best Places to Teach in Alabama’

Local school systems rank among ‘Best Places to Teach in Alabama’

Two local school systems were recently listed among the top places to teach in Alabama by Niche, a national ranking website. Read more | Add your comment

Lady Liberty visits Pelham Schools

Lady Liberty visits Pelham Schools

Second grade students at Valley Elementary School were visited by Libby Liberty Aug. 28 at 8:30 a.m. as a part of a Super Citizens program. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Former officer’s sex charges headed to grand jury | Add your comment
  2. Charge against man accused of killing Haleigh Green upgraded to capital murder | Add your comment
  3. One killed in Calera plane crash near county airport | Add your comment
  4. CHHS students, staff enjoying recent upgrades in library, auditorium | Add your comment
  5. North Shelby Library offering community service opportunities for teens | Add your comment
  6. ACS approves five-year school project plan | Add your comment
  7. Harvest of Hope Luncheon returns for ninth year | Add your comment
  8. Supersitters prepares kids to babysit, stay home alone | Add your comment
  9. Sassy Sisters Boutique opens third location | Add your comment
  10. THS student setting up shop for her peers in need | Add your comment
  11. Helena Belles Gala in the Gardens is Sept. 12 | Add your comment
  12. Judge delays decision on lowering Blackerby’s bond | Add your comment
  13. Girl Power class seeks to educate, empower preteens | Add your comment
  14. Health care professionals recognized by Greater Shelby Chamber | Add your comment
  15. Alabaster’s new homes, commercial buildings already top 2010-2012 totals | Add your comment
  16. Alabaster firefighters raise more than $5,400 to combat muscular dystrophy | Add your comment
  17. Organization awarded for helping those with mental illness | Add your comment
  18. UM art students bring talents to OMES cafeteria | Add your comment
  19. Helena Parks and Recreation now has updated website | Add your comment
  20. Gentry sentenced to life without parole for killing his grandmother | Add your comment
  21. Local members of Delta Zeta alumnae chapter prepare for fundraiser | Add your comment
  22. Alabaster purchases five new police Tahoes | Add your comment
  23. UM faculty member displays exhibition at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute | Add your comment
  24. Birmingham man accused of sex abuse of female juvenile | Add your comment


Vincent gets smoked by Corner

Corner came into Vincent on Aug. 28 and had its way with the host Yellow Jackets. Corner held Vincent to negative rushing yards for the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Evangel gets win over North River Christian 64-38. | Add your comment
  2. Helena pulls out 32-31 thriller against Shelby County  | Add your comment
  3. Chelsea takes down Briarwood in thrilling contest | 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