Hollywood in Alabaster: ‘Faith of our Fathers’ premieres at Amstar

Hollywood in Alabaster: ‘Faith of our Fathers’ premieres at Amstar

Retired U.S Army Staff Sgt. Greg Akers shared the red carpet with a trio of internationally known movie stars on June 30, but something else ... Read more | Add your comment

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Sheriff’s Office deputies respond to robbery at Walgreens on U.S. 280

Shelby County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report of a robby at Walgreens in the Lee Branch Shopping Center off of U.S. 280 at ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Mt Laurel Library hosting fun programs for adults | Add your comment
  2. Ward appointed to state prison council | Add your comment
  3. Alabaster hosting slip ‘n slide day for teens | Add your comment

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Daniel Foundation awards multi-year grant to Shelby County Arts Council

The Shelby County Arts Council is the recipient of a three-year operating grant from The Daniel Foundation of Alabama. Read more | Add your comment

County School Board approves new assistant principals

County School Board approves new assistant principals

The Shelby County Board of Education approved four new assistant principal positions for various schools throughout Shelby County at its June 30 board meeting. Read more | Add your comment

Pelham missionaries return from LaFollette

Pelham missionaries return from LaFollette

When Pelham First Baptist sent a team of 109 missionaries on a weeklong trip to LaFollette, Tenn., the team’s leader, Matt Wright, knew what he ... Read more | Add your comment

Grand jury: Man busted with cocaine in McDonald’s parking lot

A 37-year-old Alabaster man is facing up to life in prison after he was recently indicted on three drug charges stemming from a pair of ... Read more | Add your comment

Man pleads not guilty to charges of raping underage girl

A 36-year-old Helena man has pleaded not guilty to charges of raping and sexually abusing an underage victim after he was indicted on the charges ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Pelham City Schools adopts Virtual School Program | Add your comment
  2. Rain does not stop Liberty Day | Add your comment
  3. The Church at Brook Hills selects new senior pastor | Add your comment
  4. Attempted murder suspect set for August court date | Add your comment
  5. Pelham coaches gear up for football camp | Add your comment
  6. Helena students gain knowledge through ESL Summer Camp | Add your comment
  7. The Connection to hold new discipleship class, sermon series | Add your comment
  8. Motorcycle driver leads police on high-speed chase, flees into woods | Add your comment
  9. Pelham seeks bids for road improvement projects | Add your comment
  10. Walmart hiring for new Alabaster Neighborhood Market | Add your comment
  11. Crosscreek hosts weekly community market | Add your comment
  12. Faith community speaks out against same-sex marriages | Add your comment
  13. Shelby County begins issuing same-sex marriage licenses | Add your comment
  14. Students tap into creativity at SCS summer enrichment camps | Add your comment
  15. SCSO provides tips to protect against car break-ins | Add your comment
  16. Helena offering fun and fireworks July 3 | Add your comment
  17. Figure Skating Club hosts Magic City Ice Classic | Add your comment
  18. Church at Cahaba Bend members serve in Costa Rica | Add your comment
  19. Lara Alvis announces candidacy for circuit judge | Add your comment
  20. Students showoff knowledge at IES ESL Summer Camp | Add your comment
  21. Calera family starts Lakehills Church | Add your comment
  22. Locals respond to same-sex marriage ruling | Add your comment
  23. Bath Fitter holds quarterly giveaways | Add your comment
  24. Pelham Fire Department holds rope rescue training | Add your comment

Sports

Helena 6U Softball All-Star team finishes as runner-ups in state tournament

Helena 6U Softball All-Star team finishes as runner-ups in state tournament

The Helena 6U Softball All-Star team recently competed in the NSA State Softball Tournament in Boaz and finished as the tournament runner-up. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Calera’s Caver invited to top prep showcase | Add your comment
  2. An ode to the punt returner | Add your comment
  3. Pelham coaches gear up for football camp | 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