HHS senior overcomes blood clot problems, set to graduate in May

HHS senior overcomes blood clot problems, set to graduate in May

It all started as muscle pain Helena High School senior Maddie Crain was experiencing in her leg last December. The muscle pain turned out to ... Read more | Add your comment

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Pelham BOE approves new names for three city schools

The Pelham Board of Education approved new names for two kindergarten through fifth grade elementary schools and a middle school set to open in the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Alabaster council reappoints Henderson to School Board | Add your comment
  2. THS hires former Alabama head volleyball coach | Add your comment
  3. Entire PHS campus now in Pelham city limits | Add your comment

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OMES field day features relays, races and pigs

OMES field day features relays, races and pigs

Oak Mountain Elementary School Principal Debbie Horton stayed true to her word and concluded the school’s annual field day by kissing a pig on Friday, ... Read more | Add your comment

New MRI machine installed at Grandview Medical Center

New MRI machine installed at Grandview Medical Center

One of the first major equipment installations has taken place at Grandview Medical Center. Using a 350-ton crane, the new 13,600-pound magnetic resonance imaging machine ... Read more | Add your comment

Infant death suspect gets new attorney, court date

A 23-year-old Maylene woman who has been charged with allegedly causing the death of her infant child in a 2014 car crash is set to ... Read more | Add your comment

Food, family, faith

Food, family, faith

Johanna Giaradina Potter can remember a time when Catholic feast days were held often in the Birmingham area. Read more | Add your comment

‘Bringing history alive:’ CHMS students present Night at the Museum program

‘Bringing history alive:’ CHMS students present Night at the Museum program

Visitors touring the "Chelsea Museum of History" in the Chelsea Middle School gymnasium April 20 saw more than just artifacts in each exhibit. Read more | Add your comment

  1. North Shelby Library gearing up for a busy summer | Add your comment
  2. CHHS library dedicated to former teacher, wife | Add your comment
  3. Cops on Top raising money for Special Olympics | Add your comment
  4. ‘We never felt like we were in danger:’ TMS group forced to evacuate Liberty Island | Add your comment
  5. HHS celebrates art and theater accomplishments | Add your comment
  6. Church at Brook Hills receives threat | Add your comment
  7. Lilly honored as Educational Support Personnel of the Year | Add your comment
  8. Helena residents enjoy ‘I love the Jane B. Holmes Public Library Day’ | Add your comment
  9. HHS Principal appointed to High School Coordinator position | Add your comment
  10. Siluria, Medical Mile design open house is April 30 | Add your comment
  11. Kids fly free at county airport on May 16 | Add your comment
  12. THS student takes top prize in district art contest | Add your comment
  13. Blast from the past: OMIS students visit with Union soldier | Add your comment
  14. Greystone Elementary encourages young writers | Add your comment
  15. Volunteers provide comfort at Shelby Baptist | Add your comment
  16. Traffic stop leads to cocaine trafficking charge | Add your comment
  17. Oak Mountain Fair returns to Pelham | Add your comment
  18. First Future Falcons Day a huge success | Add your comment
  19. Buck Creek Festival awards HHS students with scholarship | Add your comment
  20. ‘Sons of Anarchy’ stars highlighting Pelham event | Add your comment
  21. THS changes graduation speaker | Add your comment
  22. 42 years strong: Local Pelham woman deeply involved with scouts | Add your comment
  23. CHHS students learn dangers of impaired driving | Add your comment
  24. Pelham officials talk school, road upgrades at business council | Add your comment

Sports

Cupo hits walk-off single in the ninth as Briarwood advances to 6A quarterfinals

Cupo hits walk-off single in the ninth as Briarwood advances to 6A quarterfinals

It took nine innings and some late game heroics, but the Briarwood baseball Lions’ season will continue. Briarwood survived a scare against No. 7 Homewood ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Calera thumps Ramsay in first round | Add your comment
  2. THS hires former Alabama head volleyball coach | Add your comment
  3. Briarwood has most individual state champions in 6A tennis | 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

Fifth Annual SCCCC Car Show is May 2

The Fifth Annual Shelby County College and Career Center Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show will be ... Read more | Add your comment