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Helena City Council approves HMS fencing project

Helena City Council approves HMS fencing project

From requests at Helena Middle School, school officials have asked the city of Helena to approve a fencing project around the HMS football field. Read more | Add your comment

Latest news

Trial pending against Pelham child porn suspect

A 20-year-old Pelham man facing nine counts of disseminating child pornography is set to stand trial on the charges in late April, according to court ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Greenhouse Gang brings spring to Harpersville | Add your comment
  2. Winter weather closings | Add your comment
  3. Kingwood hosting free health fair | Add your comment

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Pelham’s Grey Oaks in city limits

Pelham’s Grey Oaks in city limits

The Pelham City Council approved a resolution March 2 to dedicate the first sector and part of the second sector of the Grey Oaks subdivision ... Read more | Add your comment

Autry’s Hidden Chapel offers marriage ceremonies for all

Autry’s Hidden Chapel offers marriage ceremonies for all

With the back and forth rulings on the issuing of same-sex marriage licenses, those who already have a license and wish to have a ceremony, ... Read more | Add your comment

OMHS Band stars at Carnegie Hall

OMHS Band stars at Carnegie Hall

The Oak Mountain High School Band took center stage at Carnegie Hall this past weekend in the Spring Instrumental Music Festival on March 1. Read more | Add your comment

Pelham council OKs waste ordinance, Alabama Power resolution

Pelham council OKs waste ordinance, Alabama Power resolution

The Pelham City Council adopted an amended ordinance concerning the city's solid waste collection and passed a resolution permitting Alabama Power Company to use a ... Read more | Add your comment

Walmart robbery suspect pleads not guilty

A 36-year-old Wilsonville woman is set to appear in Shelby County Circuit Court in late March after she pleaded not guilty to multiple felony charges ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. March 5 Citizens Sheriff’s Academy class cancelled due to weather | Add your comment
  2. Indictment: Alabaster man shot victim during robbery | Add your comment
  3. UPDATED: Schools closed Thursday, March 5 | Add your comment
  4. Alabaster’s home market sees strong start to 2015 | Add your comment
  5. Pelham meat cutter makes finals in national competition | Add your comment
  6. CIS students present Black History Month program | Add your comment
  7. Helena Police Explorers succeed in state competition | Add your comment
  8. THS medical academy competes in state conference | Add your comment
  9. Alabaster looking to demolish burned-out house | Add your comment
  10. Homewood man charged in Pelham robbery | Add your comment
  11. CHHS senior named National Merit finalist | Add your comment
  12. Owen’s House urges kids to report physical, sexual abuse | Add your comment
  13. Chelsea council discusses status of capital projects | Add your comment
  14. Fight cancer at the Brenda Ladun Conquer Cancer Run | Add your comment
  15. Award recognizes Pelham students for character | Add your comment
  16. Helena Mayor Mark Hall headlines HBA meeting | Add your comment
  17. ACS hires chef to spice up school lunches | Add your comment
  18. UAB announces start of Carly’s Law study | Add your comment
  19. What’s the status of Alabaster’s city dump? | Add your comment
  20. Public meeting focusing on Alabaster’s future | Add your comment
  21. Locals speak out on proposed OMSP hotel | Add your comment
  22. Helena resident honored for Eagle Scout project | Add your comment
  23. Palmer named Pelham’s new police chief | Add your comment
  24. Hoover City Council accepting applications for BOE position | Add your comment

Sports

Opening Day for Helena youth sports is March 7

Opening Day for Helena youth sports is March 7

Spring is approaching and that means warmer weather and the start of baseball and softball seasons. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Kingwood advances to 7-2-1 after big weekend | Add your comment
  2. Montevallo basketball ranked fourth in Southeast Region | Add your comment
  3. Vincent baseball takes home two wins in Feb. 28 tournament | Add your comment

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Editorials

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

Hurt’s Disney World wish granted

On June 27, Emma Grace Hurt will be 9 years old. For her 8th birthday party, ... Read more | Add your comment