Emily Sparacino, Author at Shelby County Reporter

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Council OKs school grant resolutions, discusses fire dues

The Chelsea City Council on Oct. 20 approved resolutions to award Nick Grant funds to local schools and heard an update on upcoming fire dues. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:36 pm

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Planning Commission approves Chelsea-area rezoning request

The Shelby County Planning Commission approved a rezoning request for property located on Shelby County 440 in Chelsea during a regular meeting at the Shelby ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, October 26, 2020 10:42 am

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Donor spots still available for Chelsea blood drive

More donors are needed for a community blood drive happening in Chelsea this week. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, October 26, 2020 10:03 am

Montevallo

UM launches Ebenezer’s Swamp School outdoor program

The University of Montevallo’s Environmental Education Program launched a new series of family field trips in October. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, October 23, 2020 2:48 pm

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Chelsea Park kicks off Dance Fit fundraiser

Chelsea Park Elementary School has kicked off a fundraiser for upgrades to outdoor areas on the school’s campus. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, October 23, 2020 12:53 pm

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SCS student named AAGC Outstanding Gifted Student

A local high school student has received a prestigious award for excellence in academics, leadership and community involvement. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, October 23, 2020 11:40 am

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HCS superintendent selected for Gadsden State president position

Hoover City Schools Superintendent Dr. Kathy Murphy has been named the new president of Gadsden State Community College. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:51 pm

Montevallo

Montevallo welcomes wave of new businesses

On Saturday, Aug. 29, the Montevallo Chamber of Commerce held its first ribbon cutting ceremony since the mural ribbon cutting at Love Montevallo Day in ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:37 pm

Montevallo

Montevallo Council hears from potential tenant for Victory building

Dr. Shane Kelly, co-owner of Interstellar Ginger Beer and Exploration Co., gave an overview of the craft brewery and answered questions about how it would ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 11:21 am

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Commission approves 911 board appointment, joint purchasing agreement

The Commission unanimously approved Lance Byrd’s appointment to the Shelby County 911 board to fill the unexpired term of former Chelsea Fire Chief Wayne Shirley, ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, October 12, 2020 3:07 pm

News

Pelham names new fire chief

The Pelham City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Mike Reid as the city’s fire chief during an Oct. 5 meeting. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, October 9, 2020 4:10 pm

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Pioneer Con to be held online Oct. 15

Pioneer Con—Jefferson State's half comic con, half academic conference—will be held virtually on Thursday, Oct. 15. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, October 9, 2020 3:31 pm

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Council awards $134K in Nick Grant funds to Chelsea schools

The Chelsea City Council voted in an Oct. 6 meeting to award more than $134,000 in grant funds to the city’s five schools. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, October 9, 2020 9:21 am

Columns

COLUMN: Projects show true community spirit

High school can be a hectic time for students as they juggle academics, extracurricular activities and preparations for life beyond the 12th grade. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:24 pm

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Taste of Shelby County 2020: What buying a ‘Golden Ticket’ means

Although the Shelby County Schools Education Foundation’s annual Taste of Shelby County fundraiser will not feature an in-person format this year, ticketholders will have access ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:45 pm

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