Scott Mims, Author at Shelby County Reporter

Alabaster Main Story

Columbiana to host job fair in August

COLUMBIANA — Job seekers and employers looking to fill positions each stand to benefit from an upcoming job fair scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 17 at ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 7:51 pm

Calera

Inaugural Calera Cruise-In logs miles of fun

The first ever Calera Cruise-In was held Saturday, July 17, attracting a crowd of car enthusiasts—drivers and admirers alike—to the lot adjacent to Cowart Drugs ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 5:36 pm

Calera

Irvin shadows Main Street programs, businesses to benefit students through Career Corps

Lindsey Irvin’s students at Calera Intermediate School have quite the task at hand—to complete and submit a detailed business plan. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 4:46 pm

Columbiana

Vic’s Pizza now open at Columbiana location

Vic’s Pizza just opened at the former Subway location in Columbiana, but many were already familiar with the name. Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, July 15, 2021 9:03 pm

Calera

Summer Fun Series, Teen Night offer plenty to do in Calera

There is no shortage of activities to keep folks busy in Calera this summer, and the Summer Fun Series and Teen Night will offer options ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 6:38 pm

Calera

Calera Cruise-In planned for summer, fall months

A new event will roll into Calera beginning the weekend of Saturday, July 17 and continuing each month through October, and if you happen to ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 5:51 pm

280 Main Story

‘A long time coming’: Emma Terry named 2022 Miss Shelby County

Emma Terry of Leeds was visibly shocked when she heard her name called as the winner of Miss Shelby County 2022 on Saturday night, July ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Sunday, July 11, 2021 12:43 am

News

Shelby County-based home to house child sex trafficking survivors

A Pelham-based child sex trafficking survivor advocacy group, Blanket Fort Hope, is planning to construct a “restoration home” to house survivors in Shelby County in ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, July 9, 2021 8:21 am

Calera

Calera athletic facilities taking shape this summer

New and improved athletic facilities that will benefit both Calera schools and the overall community are taking shape this summer. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 4:48 pm

Calera

Fundraiser helps puppy who was thrown from vehicle

A home health care nurse was driving in rural Randolph County, Alabama, when she noticed that something was thrown from the vehicle in front of ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 11:53 am

Calera

Fireworks a welcome addition to Calera event

The July version of Calera’s First Friday festival series on July 2 came with an added bonus—a fireworks show in celebration of Independence Day. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 10:37 am

Alabaster Main Story

Local restaurant rallies behind ‘Benny the brave’

Calera restaurant Bertolone’s Classic Italian has started a fundraiser to help baby Benny Smith, aka “Benny the Brave,” who has severe symptoms caused by an ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, July 1, 2021 11:21 am

Columns

COLUMN: Memories of a first date

The Alabama 4-H Center holds a special place in my heart. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 6:10 pm

280 Main Story

Lee Branch Farmers Market back for 2021 season

When Mike and Renee Betz founded The Marketplace at Lee Branch in 2016, they wanted to bring together a community of growers, vendors, artisans and ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 12:47 pm

280 Main Story

Voting protections rally held for 8th year

For the eighth consecutive year since the landmark Shelby County v. Holder ruling in 2013, the Shelby County Branch of the NAACP gathered on the ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Sunday, June 27, 2021 7:28 pm

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