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Best Buy coming to Brook Highland shopping center

The former Dick's Sporting Goods in the Brook Highland Plaza shopping center will be home to a new ... Read more | Add your comment

SCS addresses parent questions about school reopening plans

Shelby County Schools responded to parents’ questions about face masks, bus transportation and other facets of the 2020-2021 ... Read more | Add your comment

UPDATE: Shelby County had more than 80 COVID-19 cases yesterday

Shelby County set a new daily record on Wednesday, July 8, with 86 new confirmed COVID-19 cases. Read more | Add your comment

Pelham fireman awarded Firefighter of the Year

American Legion Matthew Blount Post 555 presented Pelham fireman Adam Moore with the 2019 Firefighter of the Year ... Read more | Add your comment

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Best Buy coming to Brook Highland shopping center

The former Dick's Sporting Goods in the Brook Highland Plaza shopping center will be home to a new tenant soon.  Read more | Add your comment

by Alec Etheredge.

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UPDATE: Shelby County had more than 80 COVID-19 cases yesterday

Shelby County set a new daily record on Wednesday, July 8, with 86 new confirmed COVID-19 cases. Read more | Add your comment

by Alec Etheredge.

Columbiana

Teresa Whiting running for mayor of Columbiana

A resident of Columbiana, Teresa Whiting has announced her intention to run for the mayoral position in the upcoming August municipal election. Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Friday, July 10, 2020 1:04 pm

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Pelham Racquet Club’s Ann Etheredge announces retirement

After decades of dedicated service to the City of Pelham, the Pelham Racquet Club announced the retirement of Head Tennis Pro Ann Etheredge on Thursday, ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Friday, July 10, 2020 12:48 pm

Montevallo

Herbert to run for Montevallo City Council District 5 seat

Arthur Herbert has announced his candidacy for Montevallo City Council District 5. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, July 10, 2020 10:08 am

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Former police chief Larry Palmer running for Pelham Council

Former Pelham Police Chief Larry Palmer formally entered the race for Pelham City Council Place 2. He filed his qualification paperwork Thursday morning, July 9, ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Thursday, July 9, 2020 4:19 pm

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Traffic light coming to busy intersection in Chelsea

Construction has begun to install a traffic light at the intersection of Shelby County 39 and U.S. 280 in Chelsea. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Thursday, July 9, 2020 11:11 am

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Vincent church distributing healthy fruits, veggies

Coosa Valley Baptist Church located at 177 Church Street in Vincent will host its second “Farms to Families Drive-Thru” today, Thursday, July 9, starting at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:37 am

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Alabama Power, residents meet about coal ash pond

WILSONVILLE — A public meeting was held Monday night, July 6, at Wilsonville Baptist Church regarding the coal ash pond at E.C. Gaston Steam Plant ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, July 9, 2020 9:27 am

Arts in Shelby County

SCAC to host Fine Folk Art exhibit

Join us at the new Shelby County Arts Center building on Thursday, July 16 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for the opening of the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 10:32 pm

Community Columnists

Kiel ready for leap from AD to principal

Regular summers within schools are either remarkably mundane or incredibly unusual. Following every other aspect of 2020 from Friday, March 13 on, Pelham High School’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:03 pm

Columbiana

Columbiana Main Street hosts Table Creations

On Saturday, June 27, the Columbiana Main Street organization hosted a creative fundraiser in order to build up its ability to effectively support small businesses ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:58 pm

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Hundreds turn out for Wilsonville fireworks

WILSONVILLE — The town of Wilsonville celebrated Independence Day with a fireworks show on June 28, albeit without the usual God and Country event that ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 5:38 pm

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Indian Springs offering fresh produce to the community

Fertile Minds Learning Garden, a resource typically used at Indian Springs School during the school year to teach students about gardening, is now offering fresh ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 4:37 pm

Business

Party Art opens new location, expands to retail

Party Art, a Pelham based art studio, has moved to a new location and is offering retail options on top of its already bustling business ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 4:26 pm

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Chelsea High School debuts new athletic facility

The Chelsea Hornets have upgraded their hive. This week, Chelsea High School opened their new athletics training facility to much acclaim from coaches and students. Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 4:05 pm

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New assistant principals named for Montevallo, Chelsea schools

The Shelby County Board of Education took action on two more school administrator positions during a July 7 meeting at the Shelby County Instructional Services ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 2:26 pm

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Chelsea extends support of Compact initiative, appoints deputy fire chief

The Chelsea City Council on July 7 passed a resolution confirming the city’s continued support of Shelby County Compact and heard from Chelsea Fire and ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 10:08 am

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Alabaster hosts groundbreaking ceremonies for park upgrades

The famous quote that parks and playgrounds are the soul of a city holds true for the city of Alabaster with its many diverse parks ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:04 am

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Chelsea pharmacy offering COVID-19 self-swab testing

Snider’s Discount Pharmacy in Chelsea is offering COVID-19 self-swab testing by appointment. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:01 am

Helena

Hulsey seeking reelection to Helena Council

Helena City Councilwoman Leigh Hulsey announced her intention to seek reelection for Place 1 in the city’s upcoming municipal election on August 25. Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:41 am

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Shelby County Coroner gives update on COVID-19 deaths

Nearly two months after Alabama began the process of reopening, Shelby County is experiencing an increase in COVID-19 related deaths. Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:29 am

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Pelham Civic Complex to reopen July 13

After a lot of careful planning, and with a plethora of safety measures in place Pelham residents will once again get to enjoy ice skating ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:19 am

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Alabaster fall sports registration now open

Alabaster Parks and Recreation has opened registration for fall sports including baseball, soccer and softball. Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:18 am

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Pelham church holding drive-thru prayer and food drive

On July 25, the Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd will host a drive thru prayer and food drive to collect food and personal items ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:17 am

Helena

Scott Summerlin running for mayor of Helena

Having called Helena home for the last 20 years, Scott Summerlin has decided that now is the time to run for mayor of the city ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:13 am

Helena

Dominga Gardner running for Helena Council

A resident of Helena since 2006, Dominga Gardner is now hoping to make change in her city by running for city council during the upcoming ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 7:12 am