Did Alabaster nearly have a domed stadium?

Did Alabaster nearly have a domed stadium?

For former Alabaster City Councilman Bill Derryberry, his decision to pursue a more-than-60,000-seat domed stadium in an unused quarry in Alabaster in the 1990s was ... Read more | Add your comment

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Shelby County has lowest unemployment rate in state

Governor Robert Bentley on Sept. 19 announced that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted August unemployment rate is 6.9 percent, down from July’s rate of 7 percent. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Lakeview United Methodist starts the Oak Mountain Miracle | Add your comment
  2. Signal at 119-80 intersection going up soon | Add your comment
  3. Food safety training planned for Oct. 16 | Add your comment

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Pelham City Council approves $56.5 million budget

Pelham City Council approves $56.5 million budget

The Pelham City Council approved the city’s fiscal year 2015 budget of about $56.5 million during a special-called meeting on Sept. 22. Read more | Add your comment

Traffic stop leads to crack arrest

A 40-year-old Birmingham man is facing two felony charges after an Alabaster police officer allegedly found the suspect in possession of a stolen car and ... Read more | Add your comment

Taste of Shelby County raises more than $10k for Education Foundation

Taste of Shelby County raises more than $10k for Education Foundation

The seventh annual Taste of Shelby County, held Sept. 11 at the Cahaba Grand Conference Center, proved to be the most successful to date for ... Read more | Add your comment

Commission approves 2015 budget and new traffic signals in Helena

Commission approves 2015 budget and new traffic signals in Helena

The Shelby County Commission met Sept. 22 to discuss a variety of topics including approving the 2015 budget and approving the installation and maintenance of ... Read more | Add your comment

Will Pelham water costs increase?

Will Pelham water costs increase?

Pelham residents may soon see their water costs rise in response to a recent increase in the cost of Shelby County water. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Novella antiques, arts and craft show is Oct. 10-12 | Add your comment
  2. Big Brothers Big Sisters using portion of Alabaster depot | Add your comment
  3. Girl undergoes emergency surgery after swallowing popular magnet toy | Add your comment
  4. PCS offers adult ESL classes | Add your comment
  5. Alabaster, Task Force bust pair of alleged drug dealers | Add your comment
  6. ALDOT closing one lane of U.S. 31 in Alabaster on Tuesday | Add your comment
  7. Oak Mountain Elementary School hosts 6th annual fall fun fest | Add your comment
  8. MVES bands together for officer whose car was torched | Add your comment
  9. Game Ball trophy returns to Pelham | Add your comment
  10. County repaving Valleydale Road over next few weeks | Add your comment
  11. Oak Mountain takes homecoming victory | Add your comment
  12. Hewitt-Trussville outlasts Spain Park in overtime | Add your comment
  13. Montevallo falls to Sipsey Valley | Add your comment
  14. Vincent runs by Fayetteville | Add your comment
  15. Bessemer Academy shuts down CVA | Add your comment
  16. Huskies fall in tough matchup with Demopolis | Add your comment
  17. Lions hold on, ground Gophers in defensive contest | Add your comment
  18. Wildcats roll to homecoming win | Add your comment
  19. Eagles soar past Jemison at home | Add your comment
  20. Hornets dominate Chilton County | Add your comment
  21. Calera encourages citizens to “think pink” this weekend | Add your comment
  22. Montevallo baseball spreading love of the game | Add your comment
  23. Alabaster students honoring ‘American heroes’ in their community | Add your comment
  24. Mistrial declared in Harpersville murder case | Add your comment


County volleyball roundup

Listed is a recap of county volleyball action from Sept. 2-Sept. 18. Read more | Add your comment

  1. UM women’s cross-country earns highest ranking in program history | Add your comment
  2. Sullivan attempts to set state record | Add your comment
  3. Hope falls to Christian Community | 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

Local Kiwanis Club has long, rich history

The Columbiana Kiwanis Club has a long and rich history of service to Shelby County through ... 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

Class highlights students’ art abilities

Students in Mrs. Carmon Jackson’s classroom at Helena Intermediate School embraced the opportunity to be creative ... Read more | Add your comment

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