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Thompson’s Pam Vickers honored as top counselor

ALABASTER – Pam Vickers was one of 400 high school counselors recognized nationwide for their dedication and success as a college counselor this year. Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Findley shares heart attack story to emphasize heart health

ALABASTER – The month of February is known for spotlighting hearts in honor of Valentine’s Day, but heart attack survivor Christina Findley used the month ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Montevallo Council passes revised animal control ordinance

The ordinance amends Chapter 4, Article II of Montevallo’s municipal code and seeks to improve the city’s ability “to protect the health and welfare of ... Read more

3 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

SCS to hold kindergarten pre-enrollment in April

Shelby County Schools will hold kindergarten pre-enrollment online April 7 and April 8 for the 2021-2022 school year. Read more

4 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

UM announces cyber tuition for graduate programs

Out-of-state students who enroll in the University of Montevallo’s online graduate programs beginning with the 2021-2022 academic year will pay the same as in-state graduate ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Brown indicted in 2018 Galleria shooting

MONTGOMERY—Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the indictment of a Birmingham man charged with assault for the 2018 Thanksgiving shooting at the Riverchase Galleria mall in ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Calera Walmart listed as COVID-19 vaccine location

CALERA — The Calera Walmart Supercenter is now a COVID-19 vaccine provider location, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Dashboard ... Read more

6 days ago by Scott Mims.

Why is Shelby County struggling to get vaccines?

Since the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine began across Alabama in mid-December, there has been concern of where the allotments the state receives are going. Read more

6 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Commission approves incentives for biotech company’s expansion

COLUMBIANA – The Shelby County Commission has approved nearly $29,000 in incentives for a biotechnology company planning to expand its Alabaster facility. At its Feb. ... Read more

6 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

UM Environmental Studies receives $15k grant

The University of Montevallo’s Studies Program has received a $15,000 grant from the Daniel Foundation of Alabama to support the University’s efforts to deliver free ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

UM naming stage in memory of Luker

The University of Montevallo will be honoring the memory of alumna Rebecca Luker by naming the stage in its new Center for the Arts after ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

Local Main Street directors share updates with business leaders

The Women’s Business Council heard updates from several of Shelby County’s Main Street Alabama cities during the group’s February virtual meeting. Read more

7 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Montevallo to hold 2021 Arbor Day event Feb. 27

The Montevallo Arbor and Beautification Board will hold the socially-distanced event on Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Montevallo Recycling Center. Read more

7 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Shelby County Schools to refund parents’ money from canceled band trip

Shelby County Schools will provide refunds to the parents of local band students for a canceled out-of-state trip last spring. Read more

7 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Sewing a ministry to Morrison

“I consider it a ministry,” said 79-year-old Duffy Morrison, referring to sharing her sewing skills. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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