City of Helena donates $40,000 to area schools

City of Helena donates $40,000 to area schools

The four Helena schools were each presented with $10,000 checks on Monday, May 4 at the Helena Council Meeting to use towards their general funds. Read more | Add your comment

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Students assume leadership positions during Youth Government Day

A new crop of leaders took their seats in Pelham's City Council Chambers on the night of May 4, prepared to conduct a council meeting ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Hoover Council approves purchase of police body cameras | Add your comment
  2. Alabaster, Chelsea students win $1,000 scholarships | Add your comment
  3. Warrant issued after robbery suspect skips court | Add your comment

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BCF Committee to debut new duck dumper this weekend

BCF Committee to debut new duck dumper this weekend

Helena’s Buck Creek Festival Committee will debut a new “Duck Dumper” at the festival’s annual Duck Race this weekend. Ducks are released above the Buck ... Read more | Add your comment

Trio arrested in string of Alabaster identity thefts

Three California men are being held in the Shelby County Jail on bonds totaling more than $100,000 apiece after they allegedly were involved in a ... Read more | Add your comment

Rocking S Farm offers riding lessons for all

Rocking S Farm offers riding lessons for all

Quietly tucked away off Shelby County 93 sits a 20-acre farm that includes a total of 20 horse stalls and riding arena that is known ... Read more | Add your comment

Helena Pizza Hut donates excess food to local charity

Helena Pizza Hut donates excess food to local charity

Oftentimes we hear the phrase “that’s a shame all that food went to waste,” but at the Pizza Hut located at 495 Helena Market Place ... Read more | Add your comment

Moneymaking mess: CHMS students sling food in school fundraiser

Moneymaking mess: CHMS students sling food in school fundraiser

Chelsea Middle School eighth graders Rachel Moore and Taylor Stafford walked away from the CHMS football field the afternoon of May 1 looking like they ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Hilltop Montessori celebrates grandparents and special friends | Add your comment
  2. City holds eighth Celebrate Hoover Day | Add your comment
  3. HHS students learn the importance of coding | Add your comment
  4. Tails & Tires Car Show to benefit animal shelter | Add your comment
  5. Alabaster police holding free women’s self defense classes | Add your comment
  6. Fire explorers reschedule weather-delayed car wash | Add your comment
  7. New superintendent named for Hoover City Schools | Add your comment
  8. Alabaster, ACS ink agreement for stadium, practice fields | Add your comment
  9. Man charged with hate crime in doctor’s office pepper spray assault | Add your comment
  10. Feasibility study explores Pelham’s proposed trail system | Add your comment
  11. What are the possibilities for Medical Mile, Siluria? | Add your comment
  12. Columbiana man pleads guilty to child sex abuse | Add your comment
  13. Hoover Fire Department responds to gas leak on U.S. 280 | Add your comment
  14. Shelby County High School celebrates 100 years | Add your comment
  15. ‘Taste of Riverchase’ reveals healthy food options for students | Add your comment
  16. 60-year-old robbery suspect’s charges headed to grand jury | Add your comment
  17. Momma Fest gives moms the royal treatment | Add your comment
  18. Award-winning designer completes Mt Laurel model home | Add your comment
  19. ALDOT planning repairs on I-65 in Pelham | Add your comment
  20. Pre-K class takes trip to Alabaster fire station | Add your comment
  21. Man enters not guilty pleas in 2014 murder case | Add your comment
  22. Man’s rape, unlawful imprisonment charges sent to grand jury | Add your comment
  23. Relax and enjoy: The Melting Pot offers a fondue experience | Add your comment
  24. Gospel Light Baptist Academy to host free spaghetti dinner and auction April 30 | Add your comment


Calera continues postseason run, moves to 4A-5A Final Four

Calera continues postseason run, moves to 4A-5A Final Four

The Calera Lady Eagles soccer program finished the regular season ranked eighth in the state in class 4A-5A, according to The Lady Eagles were ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Pelham softball advances to Regionals | Add your comment
  2. Spain Park wins area softball championship | Add your comment
  3. Helena edges Marbury to advance to baseball semifinals | 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

SCHS’s Chapple speaks at American Values Luncheon

Eagle Scout Nicholas Chapple, a sophomore at Shelby County High School, was honored to represent all ... Read more | Add your comment