TMS students organize fun day for special-needs peers

TMS students organize fun day for special-needs peers

The song “Happy” by Bruno Mars echoed through the hallways of Alabaster’s Thompson Middle School on the afternoon of Oct. 24 as sounds of laughter ... Read more | Add your comment

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A life well lived: Friends, colleagues remember Dr. Judy Merritt at memorial

Scores of Dr. Judy Merritt’s friends and colleagues gathered at Jefferson State Community College’s Hoover-Shelby Campus on Oct. 24 to honor her memory. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Man facing sex-related felonies fired from police job | Add your comment
  2. PCS central office gets a new home | Add your comment
  3. SCCCC Cosmetology Program receiving a makeover | Add your comment

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Carlisle, Steele New vying for county coroner spot in Nov. 4 election

Shane Carlisle and Diana Steele are both seeking to represent Shelby County for the position of county Coroner. Read more | Add your comment

Palmer, Lester vying for congressional district spot in Nov. 4 election

Mark Lester and Gary Palmer are both running to represent Alabama's 6th Congressional District in the United States Congress. Read more | Add your comment

Crumpton, McClendon seeking State Senate District 11 seat

Dr. Jim McClendon and Ron Crumpton are seeking the Alabama State Senate District 11 seat during the general election on Nov. 4. Read more | Add your comment

City looking to demolish overgrown church

City looking to demolish overgrown church

A long-abandoned, overgrown former church building on Simmsville Road in Alabaster likely will be demolished over the next few months, according to city leaders. Read more | Add your comment

Bedazzle a bra for breast cancer research

Bedazzle a bra for breast cancer research

October isn’t just about Halloween at Pelham’s haunted house attraction, Warehouse 31. It’s also breast cancer awareness month. On Oct. 24 and 25, Warehouse 31 ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Kids First celebrates ‘miracle’ of serving youth | Add your comment
  2. VIS front office gets a facelift | Add your comment
  3. The power of pink: Guardians of the Ribbon visits Columbiana | Add your comment
  4. Sheriff, police warn of scams | Add your comment
  5. Samaniego, Bailey vying for sheriff spot in Nov. 4 election | Add your comment
  6. Indian Springs Village celebrates Founders’ Day | Add your comment
  7. TSGC students faced with a choice | Add your comment
  8. MVES awarded as one of safest schools in state | Add your comment
  9. First Lady of Alabama congratulates VIS students | Add your comment
  10. Pelham businesses host trick-or-treating event | Add your comment
  11. City of Montevallo to host third annual Artwalk | Add your comment
  12. Shelby County beefs up security to protect students at bus stops | Add your comment
  13. THS senior donates to special-needs students | Add your comment
  14. West Shelby Relay for Life interest meeting is Oct. 27 | Add your comment
  15. Alabaster’s Buck Creek Festival is Oct. 25 | Add your comment
  16. Inverness Longhorn manager awarded top leadership honor | Add your comment
  17. Calera kids rewarded for character | Add your comment
  18. Police looking for suspects wanted in armed robbery | Add your comment
  19. Best Buds: Area groups team up to help Backpack Buddies | Add your comment
  20. Pelham man sentenced to life in prison for 2012 triple-murder | Add your comment
  21. Alabaster named ‘Best city for conservatives’ | Add your comment
  22. Rape charge brought against Birmingham police officer | Add your comment
  23. Vickers: ACS finances better than projected | Add your comment
  24. Belle Vista leases to terminate July 31, 2015 | Add your comment


Kingwood volleyball comes up short at state

Kingwood volleyball comes up short at state

The Kingwood Christian School volleyball team’s road to the AISA state championship came up a little shorter than hoped, as the Lions fell in the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Cornerstone falls in AISA semifinals | Add your comment
  2. Area volleyball tournaments taking shape (UPDATED) | Add your comment
  3. Calera volleyball takes down Shelby County | 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

MHS scholars take action

Dependability, flexibility and appreciation of diversity: These are the attributes of Montevallo High School’s Bulldog Scholars ... 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

Pritchard has community’s support

Though she had no family history of breast cancer, when Tina Pritchard felt a lump in ... Read more | Add your comment

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