Emily Sparacino, Author at Shelby County Reporter

Montevallo

PROFILE: An answered prayer

For many people, Lucinda Thomas is the helper they desperately need—and she embraces that role. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, March 29, 2021 6:00 am

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Damaged schools to move to remote learning March 29

Two schools in the Oak Mountain community will move to remote learning next week after sustaining extensive damage from a tornado March 25. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, March 26, 2021 1:47 pm

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SCSO shares updates on injuries, damage in wake of tornadoes

As of the morning of Friday, March 26, no fatalities had been reported, but seven people were injured and treated, according to a Shelby County ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, March 26, 2021 12:07 pm

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Tornado relief efforts underway in Shelby County

Relief efforts have begun locally for residents affected by the storms on Thursday, March 25. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Thursday, March 25, 2021 7:42 pm

Columns

COLUMN: The colors of a great cause

Fundraiser runs are relatively common, especially as warmer weather arrives, and keeping up with the different runs planned throughout the year can be difficult. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Thursday, March 25, 2021 5:34 pm

Montevallo

Montevallo student among 50 selected for High School Student Congress

Montevallo High School student Olivia Gilbert will have the opportunity to participate in a prestigious program in politics and leadership this summer. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:43 am

Montevallo

Medders Family Farm to host Spring Fling on April 3

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Medders Family Farm will host its Spring Fling, an annual event that doubles as a fundraiser for the Montevallo ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 4:22 pm

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Keeping the chaos away: Chelsea firefighters participate in training exercises

In addition to assisting residents, firefighters need to know how to come to each other’s aid during calls if necessary, and special training exercises are ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 12:53 pm

Montevallo

Council appoints new MDCD board member following chair’s resignation

The Montevallo City Council on March 22 accepted the resignation of the city’s representative on the Montevallo Development Cooperative District and appointed a current Council ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Wednesday, March 24, 2021 10:44 am

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Chelsea realty office hosting community egg hunt

The agents at EXIT Royal Realty at The Narrows have hidden plastic Easter eggs around Chelsea, Mt Laurel and Greystone for a community egg hunt ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 6:27 pm

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Church to hold Biscuits and Eggs drive-thru Easter event

Asbury United Methodist Church is once again modifying one of its outreach events to keep families safe during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 3:42 pm

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BOE recognizes personnel, approves school calendars and bid renewals

The Shelby County Board of Education recognized more teachers who have earned National Board Certification, approved the next school calendars and signed off on several ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, March 22, 2021 2:19 pm

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New fine arts building to benefit hundreds of students at OMHS

The addition will be an extension of the school’s current arts building and will provide more space for rehearsals, storage, a music library and offices ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, March 22, 2021 10:42 am

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Council approves annexations, fire department vehicle purchase

The Council voted to authorize the purchase of a 2021 Chevrolet Silverado for Chelsea Fire Chief Joe Lee for $3,867.57, including lighting, markings and radio ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Monday, March 22, 2021 8:54 am

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Where are we headed with COVID-19?

The arrival and administration of vaccines has brought much-needed progress in the battle against COVID-19, and local and state health officials are optimistic about where ... Read more

by Emily Sparacino, Friday, March 19, 2021 12:07 pm

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