Pelham supports LLS’s Light the Night Walk

Pelham supports LLS’s Light the Night Walk

Red, white and gold lanterns fill the sky once a year in support and remembrance of those affected by types of blood cancer. For 16 ... Read more | Add your comment

Latest news

Man charged with multiple felonies related to theft, attempted assault

The Calera Police Department arrested 43-year-old Kennedy Loyd on Sept. 26 and charged him with six felony charges and one misdemeanor related to thefts at ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Infant death suspect’s charge headed to trial | Add your comment
  2. Pelham increases garbage and recycling rates by 3 cents per month | Add your comment
  3. Harpersville Municipal Court could reopen in January | Add your comment

The Latest

Montevallo man charged with multiple sex crimes

A 42-year-old Montevallo man has been charged with multiple felony charges including two first degree attempted rape charges, four first degree attempted sodomy charges, five ... Read more | Add your comment

Deputies find missing Maylene man

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has reunited a 37-year-old Maylene man with his family after the man went missing for multiple days. Read more | Add your comment

Means applies for youthful offender status in capital murder case

A Columbiana man indicted on a capital murder charge for allegedly killing 18-year-old Haleigh Green of Shelby has applied for youthful offender status and has ... Read more | Add your comment

JLB hosting 10th Shop Save & Share fundraiser

JLB hosting 10th Shop Save & Share fundraiser

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Junior League of Birmingham is holding its 10th annual Shop Save & Share program from Oct. 21 to Nov. 1. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Daniel Acker Sr. not seeking re-election

Daniel Acker Sr. not seeking re-election

After 23 years of service on the Shelby County Commission, Alabaster resident Daniel Acker Sr. will not seek re-election in 2016, he announced on Oct. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Helena to celebrate homecoming with “Paint the Town Husky” contest | Add your comment
  2. OMSP not on list of closing Alabama state parks | Add your comment
  3. OMES PTO hosting annual Fall Fun Fest | Add your comment
  4. Be the difference: Conquest program encourages students to make right choices | Add your comment
  5. ‘Long time coming:’ Columbiana opens new senior center | Add your comment
  6. Former police officer faces new child sex charge | Add your comment
  7. SC Camera Club presents Kids n’ Cameras class | Add your comment
  8. Black Sheep Antiques features local art | Add your comment
  9. Hope for Gabe Foundation awarded $1,000 in ‘It Can Wait’ Challenge | Add your comment
  10. 2015 Chelsea Day draws hundreds despite rain | Add your comment
  11. EA Knights take down Hope Eagles | Add your comment
  12. Golden Gophers burrow through Panther defense | Add your comment
  13. Champion of Choices founder speaking at HHS Oct. 13 | Add your comment
  14. National outdoor furniture company names fabric after Helena | Add your comment
  15. Baptist Health, Tenet finalize merger | Add your comment
  16. Suspect charged with vandalism of PHS sign | Add your comment
  17. Grandview Medical Center celebrates ribbon cutting | Add your comment
  18. Handlers, dogs to train at K-9 conference in Pelham   | Add your comment
  19. OMSP presents first Bikes on the Beach motorcycle showcase | Add your comment
  20. Officers on lookout for car burglary suspect | Add your comment
  21. Alabama hockey important to large community | Add your comment
  22. Warehouse 31 delivers scares in Pelham | Add your comment
  23. Single-vehicle crash claims life of Wilton man | Add your comment
  24. St. Vincent’s fights cancer with Key to the Cure Pink Party | Add your comment


Volleyball Roundups, Sept. 29-Oct. 1

Chelsea wins two over county teams Read more | Add your comment

  1. Week 8 predictions | Add your comment
  2. County runners set blazing pace at Jesse Owens Invitational | Add your comment
  3. Hope for Gabe Foundation awarded $1,000 in ‘It Can Wait’ Challenge | 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