Scott Mims, Author at Shelby County Reporter

News

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

News

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

Business

CrossFit Inferis seeks to bring people out of a ‘dark place’

PELHAM — The legendary phoenix is a bird that symbolically regenerates from the ashes of its predecessor—so it’s no coincidence that a phoenix is the ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Monday, July 6, 2020 12:40 pm

Business

Skin Care Solutions of Alabama opening in Helena

HELENA — Skin Care Solutions of Alabama, a business offering a full-service facial studio and professional skin care, has located to Helena and has scheduled ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:43 pm

Coronavirus

Helena Festival canceled, fireworks still to be held

The Helena Festival originally scheduled for Friday evening, July 3, has been canceled based on a recommendation from Mayor Mark Hall. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:36 am

Columns

COLUMN: Be respectful, not judgmental about masks

This month I’m going to (gasp!) wade into some potentially controversial subject matter during this seemingly never-ending pandemic in which we find ourselves. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:33 am

News

Public hearing to address contamination from Gaston steam plant

WILSONVILLE — A public hearing concerning groundwater contamination from a coal ash pond at the Ernest C. Gaston Steam Plant on Lay Lake is scheduled ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:59 pm

News

Wilsonville fireworks set for June 28, God and Country postponed

WILSONVILLE — The town of Wilsonville will celebrate Independence Day a week early with a fireworks show on Sunday, June 28; however, the annual God ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:13 pm

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McAllister won’t seek reelection in Vincent

Vincent Mayor Ray McAllister has announced he will not seek reelection in August, after serving three consecutive terms as the city’s mayor. Read more

by Scott Mims, Saturday, June 20, 2020 6:00 am

Business

Pizza, peaches among popular items at Burnette Farms

PELHAM — Whether you’re craving a hot slice of pizza, a cold glass of lemonade or a freshly sliced peach, you can find all three ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:28 pm

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Indian Springs School tops private schools best list

Indian Springs School tops out the Niche 2020 Best Private High Schools in Alabama list, and three more Shelby County private schools rank inside the ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:51 pm

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Free COVID-19 clinic coming to Harpersville

HARPERSVILLE — A free drive-thru COVID-19 testing clinic will be held Tuesday, June 30 at Harpersville City Hall from 8-11 a.m. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 5:39 pm

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All Shelby County school districts rank highly statewide

All four Shelby County area public school districts rank highly statewide, with Hoover City Schools leading the pack at No. 4, according to the Niche ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 2:17 pm

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Spain Park No. 5 in Niche Best High Schools in Alabama

HOOVER — Spain Park High School ranks No. 5 on the Niche 2020 Best Public High Schools in Alabama list. Read more

by Scott Mims, Thursday, June 11, 2020 6:45 pm

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Old Baker Farm to hold Third Annual Summer Shindig Aug. 15

HARPERSVILLE — Old Baker Farm has announced its Third Annual Summer Shindig will take place Saturday, Aug. 15 from 5-9 p.m. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 4:51 pm

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