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Scott Mims, Author at Shelby County Reporter

Calera

CES remains upbeat on first day

On a typical first day of school, Calera Elementary would have welcomed back well over 700 students, but on Thursday, Aug. 13 the number of ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, August 14, 2020 9:53 am

Alabaster Main Story

Alabaster church gives ‘Back to School Blessings’

ALABASTER — Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit offered drive-thru “Back to School Blessings” for local teachers, students and parents on Tuesday evening, Aug. 11, ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 1:19 pm

Columns

COLUMN: We want the best for our kids

Few things are as important as our children’s education. That’s why the decision parents must make regarding their kids as we near the beginning of ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Monday, August 10, 2020 6:53 pm

Calera

Calera Main Street Farmers Market open each Friday

CALERA — A farmers market is the latest venture bringing new life to the historic downtown district of Calera. Read more

by Scott Mims, Monday, August 10, 2020 6:35 pm

Montevallo

University of Montevallo releases plans for fall semester

The University of Montevallo has shared its evolving plans for Fall Semester 2020, stressing both University efforts and student responsibilities as part of meeting the ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, August 7, 2020 9:22 am

Columbiana

Pool hall project set to take shape this fall

COLUMBIANA — When Rob McLeroy looks at the building known as the “old pool hall” in downtown Columbiana, he has fond memories. He also sees ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:39 pm

280 Main Story

Coin shortage affecting some businesses, not others

When’s the last time you reached into your pocket and heard the familiar jingle of change when making a cash transaction? Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, July 31, 2020 7:04 pm

Calera

Officers revive child in cardiac arrest on I-65

CALERA — First responders from multiple agencies cooperated early Friday morning, July 31 to save the life of a child whose family was traveling along ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, July 31, 2020 1:14 pm

Columbiana

Liberty Day cut short by lightning, still well-attended

COLUMBIANA — As people gathered on the streets of Columbiana for the 34th Annual Liberty Day festivities on Friday and Saturday, July 24 and 25, ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:51 pm

Calera

Calera PD effort aims to keep guns out of wrong hands

The Calera Police Department launched a new project on Wednesday, July 22 that aims to keep firearms out of the hands of criminals. Read more

by Scott Mims, Monday, July 27, 2020 1:02 pm

Alabaster Main Story

Local educator receives ‘The Right Stuff’ Award at Space Camp

Andrea Godsey had dreamed of attending Space Camp ever since she moved to Alabama in 2001. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:16 pm

Helena

Helena puzzles offer popular pastime during pandemic

HELENA — When times are tough, sometimes all you need to do is pick up the pieces and put them back together. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 6:33 pm

Columns

COLUMN: Change in the air (but not your pocket)

I went to buy lunch in Columbiana the other day when I was greeted with a sign that read something like, “Card or exact change ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Monday, July 20, 2020 10:02 pm

Columbiana

Thirty-fourth Liberty Day happening July 24-25

COLUMBIANA — Amid the fallout of COVID-19, in a year when cancellations are more common than events, the city of Columbiana’s Liberty Day still stands. Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, July 16, 2020 10:16 am

Columbiana

Handley won’t seek reelection as Columbiana mayor

Columbiana Mayor Stancil Handley has made it public knowledge he will not be on the ballot for the upcoming municipal election on Aug. 25. Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, July 16, 2020 9:10 am

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