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Emily Sparacino, Author at Shelby County Reporter

Montevallo

Montevallo seeking more grant funding to continue energy upgrades

The city of Montevallo has completed two energy upgrade projects, and more could be forthcoming if the city can secure more grant funding. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, July 26, 2021 3:20 pm

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Chelsea approves new fire transport unit, honors 9U baseball champs

The Chelsea City Council approved the purchase of a new fire transport unit and recognized a local youth baseball team for winning a state title ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, July 23, 2021 4:11 pm

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Plans for proposed subdivisions near Chelsea, Columbiana approved

The Shelby County Planning Commission on July 19 unanimously approved the master plan for Iron Wood Lakes, a subdivision to be constructed on unzoned property ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Thursday, July 22, 2021 4:47 pm

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Asbury’s Summer Institute to explore Eastern Orthodox Christianity

The Rev. Dr. Kip Laxson will lead the 2021 Summer Institute of Religious Studies, “Understanding Eastern Orthodox Christianity,” beginning on Wednesday, July 21 at 6:30 ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 11:55 am

Events

Friday Nights at the Cove to wrap up with Red Hot Rodeo

Montevallo Main Street’s free-admission live music series will conclude with Red Hot Rodeo, headlined by Montevallo’s Mary Howard. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 9:32 am

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‘Something different:’ Greek Street serves up Athens-inspired fare

Keith and Amy Richards, founders of Taziki’s Mediterranean Café, have opened Greek Street, a fast-casual restaurant serving cuisine similar to the street fare in Greece’s ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 5:31 pm

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Chelsea’s splash pad to open July 20

The new splash pad will open to the public on Tuesday, July 20, one week after the city held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, July 19, 2021 2:45 pm

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Shelby County holds onto state’s lowest unemployment rate

An increase in Shelby County’s unemployment rate in June has not affected its standing as the county with the lowest rate in Alabama. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, July 19, 2021 10:58 am

Montevallo

Young artists needed for Montevallo banner design contest

Impact Montevallo and Montevallo Main Street are inviting children ages 5-18 to design banners to hang on lamp posts throughout historic downtown Montevallo. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, July 16, 2021 9:49 am

Columns

COLUMN: Rallying behind Ryder

Most of us have seen someone toss something out of a moving car—paper trash, food remnants, chewing gum, the dregs of a drink—or we have ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Thursday, July 15, 2021 6:51 am

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Westover residents voice questions, concerns about Chelsea’s school system discussion

The Westover City Council’s special called meeting at New Life Church on July 13 drew a large crowd for a public hearing about neighboring city ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 11:27 am

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Chelsea mayor discusses infrastructure projects, business growth

Nearly 100 people filled a room at the Chelsea Community Center to hear an update on infrastructure projects, businesses, schools and other topics during a ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 5:36 pm

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Finishing touches coming to Chelsea’s splash pad

With the city’s new splash pad nearing completion, local officials and residents gathered at the site for a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, July 13. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 5:29 pm

Montevallo

American Village’s summer program to continue through July 30

Red, White and Blue Days feature a variety of activities, including 18th Century apothecary, colonial army medicine, a puppet show, colonial music and games, 18th ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, July 12, 2021 3:59 pm

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Commission OKs Alabaster traffic signal bid, capital project funds

The Shelby County Commission took action on several significant items on its July 12 meeting agenda, including a traffic signal construction bid and a budget ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, July 12, 2021 11:32 am

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