Westover holds first town reunion

Westover holds first town reunion

On May 23 at Westover City Park, more than 250 people turned out for the first-ever Westover town reunion. The event was the culmination of ... Read more | Add your comment

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Chelsea Public Library to hold front porch book sale

Summer is a good season to sit on the front porch and read a book, but at the Chelsea Public Library, it's also a good ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Alabaster Walmart Market on track for fall completion | Add your comment
  2. Planning Commission outlines subdivision regulation revisions | Add your comment
  3. Bill inspired by boy with Duchenne awaits governor’s signature | Add your comment

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Cranes removed at Grandview Medical Center

Cranes removed at Grandview Medical Center

Progress continues on the Grandview Health campus. After one year and seven months, the last two large cranes have been removed. This is another milestone ... Read more | Add your comment

Three Shelby County cities considered best suburbs to live in

Three Shelby County cities considered best suburbs to live in

Three cities within Shelby County were once again recognized on a top list calculated by the national ranking website Local.niche.com for its new 2015 rankings. Read more | Add your comment

CityFest announces 7 p.m. performance

CityFest announces 7 p.m. performance

The rock band Civil Twilight will take the stage at Alabaster’s CityFest at 7 p.m. on June 6, opening for 9 p.m. headliner Scotty McCreery, ... Read more | Add your comment

New Pelham apartments, road upgrade on schedule

New Pelham apartments, road upgrade on schedule

Construction crews are on track to have a 184-unit apartment complex off Huntley Parkway completed by the end of the year, and an upgrade to ... Read more | Add your comment

Sex offender rearrested after failing to report

A 41-year-old man who pleaded guilty in January to sexual abuse involving an underage victim is now being held in the Shelby County Jail without ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Master gardener program returning to Columbiana | Add your comment
  2. Regions Bank closing one of its Alabaster branches | Add your comment
  3. Asbury UMC plans $14 million expansion | Add your comment
  4. Helena Market Days returns June 6 | Add your comment
  5. Tim McGraw added to Oak Mountain Amphitheatre schedule | Add your comment
  6. Man gets nearly 10 years in string of car break-ins | Add your comment
  7. Hundreds attend 2015 Senior Picnic at OMSP | Add your comment
  8. From the runway to the red carpet: Kristalize Boutique builds a name in fashion | Add your comment
  9. Church at Cahaba Bend raises funds for HHS band | Add your comment
  10. What’s the expanded Alabaster Police Department like? | Add your comment
  11. One injured in three-vehicle crash in Columbiana | Add your comment
  12. SCS sponsoring Summer Feeding Program at four sites | Add your comment
  13. Alabaster OKs rezoning for new subdivision | Add your comment
  14. The Rescue Run to benefit Shelby County Humane Society | Add your comment
  15. ‘Life-changing trip:’ Evangel youth plan trip to Belize | Add your comment
  16. VanCleave tours Little Rock, featured on TV show | Add your comment
  17. CON Board approves Trinity’s Comprehensive Cancer Center | Add your comment
  18. Pelham fireworks display returning July 3 | Add your comment
  19. Man charged in pepper spray assault released on bond | Add your comment
  20. Alabama National Cemetery hosts Memorial Day ceremony | Add your comment
  21. Pelham police roll out new Tahoes, graphics | Add your comment
  22. Hilltop Montessori holds end of school beach party | Add your comment
  23. Twin brothers at SCHS will separate to go to college, military | Add your comment
  24. Hoover Chamber awards $21,000 in scholarships | Add your comment


Local chess legend instills life lessons in students

Local chess legend instills life lessons in students

For Dr. David Brooks, a retired Honors Freshman English and AP World History teacher from John Carroll Catholic High school, winning isn’t everything, it’s the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Chelsea’s Benton signs with Brewton-Parker | Add your comment
  2. All-Shelby County baseball nominations | Add your comment
  3. All-Shelby County softball nominations | 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

Acton finds place as vascular ultrasound technologist

After graduating from Kingwood Christian School in 2007, Lindsie Acton pursued and earned her degree in ... Read more | Add your comment