Skating school hosting Star Wars themed camp

Skating school hosting Star Wars themed camp

This spring break, the skate school at the Pelham Civic Complex and Ice Arena is looking to get kids out on the rink with its ... Read more | Add your comment

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King and Queen of Hearts Pageant benefitting OMHS choirs

The Oak Mountain High School Choral Boosters are once again putting the fun in fundraiser with the second annual Pageant Fundraiser on Feb. 13. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Local students win UA’s ‘Mockingbird’ essay contest | Add your comment
  2. Police identify body of missing person | Add your comment
  3. Tin Top BBQ to open second location in Columbiana | Add your comment

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Trial set for former DHR employee

A 32-year-old former Shelby County Department of Human Resources employee who is facing charges alleging he threatened to take a woman’s children away if she ... Read more | Add your comment

North Shelby Library kids send Valentine’s love to Children’s Hospital

North Shelby Library kids send Valentine’s love to Children’s Hospital

The North Shelby Library is sending love to Children’s Hospital this Valentine’s Day. Since Feb. 1, kids have been hard at work creating Valentine’s Day ... Read more | Add your comment

Saluting service: American Legion Post 555 hosts Military Appreciation Night

Saluting service: American Legion Post 555 hosts Military Appreciation Night

When Alabama Hockey faced the Naval Academy Feb. 6 at the Pelham Civic Complex, American Legion Matthew Blount Post 555 and Pelham Youth Hockey Association ... Read more | Add your comment

Hearing set in infant death lawsuit

A Shelby County judge has set a hearing in a lawsuit against the Shelby County Department of Human Resources after delaying action on sealing a ... Read more | Add your comment

Police: Body believed to be missing person

Police: Body believed to be missing person

FROM STAFF REPORTS At about 12:54 p.m. on Feb. 7, the Pelham Police Department was notified of a dead body found along Interstate 65 near ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Valentine’s banquet to benefit man needing kidney transplant | Add your comment
  2. Healthcare highlighted at South Shelby Chamber lunch | Add your comment
  3. CHHS students get close look at Washington, D.C. | Add your comment
  4. Calera man charged with soliciting sex with child online | Add your comment
  5. Colors will fly at third annual Oak Mountain Color 5k | Add your comment
  6. Business leaders share insight to 2016 in Shelby County | Add your comment
  7. OMPC field day offers fun for all | Add your comment
  8. Former county commissioner admits to explicit messages, photos | Add your comment
  9. HHS students ‘Unleash’ talents | Add your comment
  10. One injured in incident at Grede Fabricating in Columbiana | Add your comment
  11. Uber may soon serve Alabaster | Add your comment
  12. Council welcomes Boy Scouts, reviews department needs | Add your comment
  13. Ballantrae serving Family Dinner Feb. 16 | Add your comment
  14. HCS reveals proposed rezoning plan | Add your comment
  15. State official talks child labor with Hoover Chamber committee | Add your comment
  16. SEC Commissioner visits Pelham | Add your comment
  17. Get to know the North Shelby Library | Add your comment
  18. Warehouse 31 offers twist on Valentine’s Day | Add your comment
  19. Junior ROTC hike, camp benefiting local veterans | Add your comment
  20. Red Zone moving, changing atmosphere | Add your comment
  21. Man ‘in this country illegally’ charged with child sex abuse | Add your comment
  22. Pelham officials discuss creating city manager position | Add your comment
  23. Mt Laurel releases limited collection homes | Add your comment
  24. Premier Surfaces named 2015 Fabricator of the Year | Add your comment


Briarwood has three commit to schools

Briarwood has three commit to schools

Briarwood had three athletes sign with three different colleges to continue their athletic careers at the next level. Carter Bankston signed with the Naval Academy ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. DeMasters, Oak Mountain looking to repeat | Add your comment
  2. Basketball roundups | Add your comment
  3. Stallings, Chelsea looking to build on diamond success | 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