Alec Etheredge, Author at Shelby County Reporter

Columbiana

Investigation under way following death of Shelby man

An investigation is under way in Shelby following the death of a man on Sunday, July 25. Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Monday, July 26, 2021 5:05 pm

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Local volleyball players perform well in All-Star event

The best players in the state of Alabama competed against one another in the annual AHSAA North-South All Star volleyball match on Thursday, July 22 ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Monday, July 26, 2021 8:03 am

Alabaster Main Story

Joe Sparacino ready to take over as Calera head baseball coach

An assistant at Thompson High School for the last six years, one local baseball coach is now living out a lifelong dream after being named ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Thursday, July 22, 2021 4:14 pm

Alabaster Main Story

Beulah Mae’s opens restaurant in Alabaster

Beulah Mae’s Southern Kitchen has officially launched a restaurant in Alabaster, marking the company's first venture into in-person dining.  Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Thursday, July 22, 2021 3:25 pm

Alabaster Main Story

Thompson’s Pate, Helena’s Bailey lead North All-Stars to win

Two local softball standouts coming off state tournament appearances left their mark on this year’s North-South All-Star softball game held at Montgomery’s Lagoon Park on ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Thursday, July 22, 2021 7:42 am

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Local soccer stars help North All-Stars pick up wins

There was no greater representation of local athletes than soccer stars during the All-Star Sports Week, and on Wednesday, July 21, they showcased their talent ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Thursday, July 22, 2021 7:29 am

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Four local basketball players score in state’s All-Star game

Four of Shelby County’s top returning seniors for the 2021-2022 basketball season competed in the North-South All-Star games on Tuesday, July 20 with each leaving ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 7:45 am

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Spain Park’s Trible, Thompson’s Lozito pick up wins in All-Star golf competition

Two local standout golfers continued showcasing their skills in Montgomery on Monday, July 19 at Arrowhead Country Club in the North-South All-Star golf competition. Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 10:41 am

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Oak Mountain’s Davis Gillespie named All-Star game MVP, Helena’s Mac Turner competes

Two of the county’s top standout athletes got a chance to represent their schools on a state level when they competed in the North-South All-Star ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 9:34 am

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Tyler Blackwell named head basketball coach at Montevallo High School

In a tight Sweet-16 battle with Sparkman, Spain Park assistant coach Tyler Blackwell noticed a trend throughout the game that would go on to make ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 8:38 am

Alabaster Main Story

I-65 northbound shut down near Alabaster

All northbound lanes of Interstate 65 between Calera and Alabaster have been shut down Tuesday morning, July 20, due to a debris spill from a ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 6:10 am

Montevallo

Montevallo High School names new baseball coach

A new era in Montevallo baseball has begun with the hire of former Huntingdon player and coach Joshua Bennefield taking over as the team’s next ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Friday, July 16, 2021 3:02 pm

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Vincent creates hype with new athletic facility

Sitting on a weight bench waiting to talk about the upcoming high school football season, Vincent head coach Lucas Weatherford beamed with excitement on Wednesday, ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 7:54 pm

Columbiana

Helping others: Columbiana’s George Bentley remembered for his kind soul

With a fire still blazing on his house, Bobby Joiner stood outside cold in shorts and a T-shirt this past February watching when the sight ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 11:28 am

Helena

Former Helena standouts Fitts and Praytor selected in 6th round of MLB draft

When they were stars on the field at Helena, Richard Fitts and Sam Praytor both dreamed of the MLB, but neither expected to be taken ... Read more

by Alec Etheredge, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 9:27 am

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