Taste of Pelham signs additional vendors

Taste of Pelham signs additional vendors

Caterers, restaurateurs, food trucks and bakers are signing up for the third annual Taste of Pelham, which has officially signed with 15 vendors. With less ... Read more | Add your comment

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Victim in ‘grave’ condition after baseball bat assault, teen charged

An Alabaster teen is being charged as an adult with a felony assault charge after he allegedly caused serious injuries to a victim by beating ... Read more | Add your comment

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Pelham’s Cake Boss: Cake Art by Cynthia Bertolone to open mid-August

Pelham’s Cake Boss: Cake Art by Cynthia Bertolone to open mid-August

Cynthia Bertolone is an artist. Using freshly cut strawberries, decadent cream cheese frosting and a warm chocolate drizzle, she dresses five tiers of spongy cake, ... Read more | Add your comment

Helena Jack’s location set to open at end of the year

Helena Jack’s location set to open at end of the year

It was announced in May that a Jack’s fast food restaurant would be coming to Helena on Shelby County 17 across from Regions Bank and ... Read more | Add your comment

Murder suspect Demarcus Means extradited to Shelby County

Murder suspect Demarcus Means extradited to Shelby County

Nineteen-year-old Demarcus Lamar Means of Columbiana, charged with the murder of 18-year-old Haleigh Danielle Green of Shelby, has been extradited from Los Angeles, California to ... Read more | Add your comment

Montevallo, Greater Shelby Chambers form partnership

As of Aug. 1, the Montevallo and the Greater Shelby County Chambers of Commerce will form a partnership and begin working more closely together, according ... Read more | Add your comment

Alabaster housing, commercial market strong through June

Alabaster housing, commercial market strong through June

Through the end of June, Alabaster had seen a significant increase in its number of new homes, new commercial buildings and building renovations compared to ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Art on a plate: Croom sweetens Bellini’s | Add your comment
  2. Alabaster set to vote on Fogle Lake annexation | Add your comment
  3. Rezoning for Greystone area apartment complex to be discussed Aug. 3 | Add your comment
  4. County superintendents discuss state of schools | Add your comment
  5. Finish the puzzle: Cold case unit keeps hope alive | Add your comment
  6. Planning Commission to review Dunnavant Valley gas station, grocery store | Add your comment
  7. Board OKs rezoning for new Alabaster high school | Add your comment
  8. Motorcycle accident on I-65 results in one fatality | Add your comment
  9. North Shelby Fire District puts fire prevention grant to use | Add your comment
  10. Calera woman uses Beauty and Brains Club to inspire girls | Add your comment
  11. Family style restaurant to open in former Frankie’s Market Café location | Add your comment
  12. Beadapalooza returns to Helena Aug. 22-23 | Add your comment
  13. Primrose School raises $1,446 for charity from Spring Fling | Add your comment
  14. Current Montevallo High principal moving to THS | Add your comment
  15. Scratch-made: Pastry Art specializes in hand-crafted baked goods | Add your comment
  16. Aldi hiring for local stores | Add your comment
  17. Registration begins for Pelham Park fall ball | Add your comment
  18. Westover to hire paid city clerk | Add your comment
  19. Alabaster OKs renovations at two fire stations | Add your comment
  20. Mayhem on the Mountain: Forge Fitness hosting fitness competition at OMSP | Add your comment
  21. ACS names new technology coordinator | Add your comment
  22. Hunt for bugs at OMSP Aug. 8 | Add your comment
  23. Band, choir programs continue for VIS fifth-graders | Add your comment
  24. Alabaster settles lawsuit against city | Add your comment


West Point interested in Calera senior

West Point interested in Calera senior

Recruiting season never truly ends in central Alabama, especially with a wealth of talent at every school in the area. Colleges come calling from around ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Deputies: Couple grew pot, mushrooms near toddler | Add your comment
  2. Montevallo volleyball earns seventh straight AVCA Team Academic award | Add your comment
  3. Way-too-early football predictions; ACSC edition | 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