Chelsea woman hikes entire Appalachian Trail

Chelsea woman hikes entire Appalachian Trail

With a 35-pound pack strapped to her back, Cathey Leach, 61, hiked the entire Appalachian Trail on foot over a six-month period. Read more | Add your comment

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Forest Oaks kids take on coding

Although only 7:15 a.m. on a Friday, students in the Forest Oaks Elementary School coding club excitedly sat behind computers, ready to program their custom ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. College Night to highlight UM homecoming festivities | Add your comment
  2. Young ukulele players strum and learn | Add your comment
  3. TMS seventh-grader wins Shelby County Spelling Bee | Add your comment

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AARP, Jeff State help older workers train for jobs

AARP, Jeff State help older workers train for jobs

Older workers in Shelby County updated their skills and received job training at Jefferson State’s Shelby-Hoover Campus on Jan. 22 under a program offered by ... Read more | Add your comment

Warrant issued after convict skips probation requirements

Officers are looking for a 44-year-old Alabaster man who previously pleaded guilty to striking multiple Alabaster police vehicles during a 2012 high-speed chase after the ... Read more | Add your comment

UM offering free tax return filing

UM offering free tax return filing

Do you dread the thought of filing a tax return in the coming weeks? The University of Montevallo certified students and faculty are ready to ... Read more | Add your comment

Is Pelham more prepared for winter weather?

Is Pelham more prepared for winter weather?

By JON HARRISON/ Staff Writer On the morning of Jan. 28, 2014, the Pelham Police Department and Pelham Public Works Department were preparing for some ... Read more | Add your comment

Law enforcement educates students at PHS

Law enforcement educates students at PHS

By JON HARRISON/ Staff Writer Captain Kevin Turner spoke to students at Pelham High School on Thursday Jan. 22 at an Above the Influence meeting ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ulta Beauty store coming to Alabaster | Add your comment
  2. OMES students continue square dancing tradition | Add your comment
  3. Aldi hiring for Pelham, Alabaster, other area stores | Add your comment
  4. Briarwood quarterback transferring to Thompson | Add your comment
  5. ACS purchases more air-conditioned school buses | Add your comment
  6. Alabaster cheerleader, team headed to world competition | Add your comment
  7. Pelham to participate in state bicentennial celebration | Add your comment
  8. OMES to implement The Leader in Me | Add your comment
  9. CBA supports CHHS with Flapjack Fundraiser | Add your comment
  10. Charges likely to be dropped against truck stop drug suspect | Add your comment
  11. Architect shares interior samples for Chelsea Community Center | Add your comment
  12. ACS delivers laptop carts to classrooms | Add your comment
  13. Council receives year-end update for Chelsea library | Add your comment
  14. CHMS undergoing $1.75 million renovation | Add your comment
  15. Brookwood Medical Center hires new CEO | Add your comment
  16. Oak Mountain State Park offers free camping | Add your comment
  17. Cam Ward to headline church’s Men’s Day program | Add your comment
  18. Alabaster infant death suspect gets new court date | Add your comment
  19. Chelsea council considers book, art gallery project | Add your comment
  20. Not just a bystander: Fuchs lived life of service | Add your comment
  21. Deputies: Alabaster teen stole Humvee from Army Reserve | Add your comment
  22. Panther girls come up short against Lions | Add your comment
  23. Pelham Panthers cage the Briarwood Lions | Add your comment
  24. Forest Oaks builds leadership and character | Add your comment


Bucs outshoot Thompson, win on the road 60-42

Bucs outshoot Thompson, win on the road 60-42

On a Friday night contest that saw some offensive fireworks early and often, the Hoover Bucs were able to get out of the Thompson Warriors ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Late run pushes Hoover past Lady Warriors.  | Add your comment
  2. Brown, Shelby County hoping for special season | Add your comment
  3. Running on empty | 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

Fred Nichols wins Regions Monster Walk bike

Every Halloween, the Columbiana Merchants and Professionals Association sponsors the annual fall festival called Monster Walk, ... 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

Shelby County celebrates its 197th birthday on Feb. 1

Shelby County is having its 197th birthday celebration on Feb. 1 at 2-3:15 p.m. at Shelby ... Read more | Add your comment