Scott Mims, Author at Shelby County Reporter

Columns

COLUMN: Destiny gets her wings

I’ve forgotten what I was going to write my column about this week. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 7:21 pm

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SEA assists nearly 1,200 during pandemic

MONTEVALLO — It goes without saying that 2020 has brought unprecedented challenges for many individuals and families in Shelby County, and organizations like Shelby Emergency ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:19 pm

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Old Baker Farm Pumpkin Patch opens Sept. 26

HARPERSVILLE — Perhaps the best place to find that picture-perfect pumpkin is at Old Baker Farm’s Pumpkin Patch this fall. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 4:36 pm

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Jackets swarm Fayetteville in first home game

VINCENT — The hive was alive in Vincent Friday night as the Yellow Jackets bested the Fayetteville Wolves, 41-34, in a back-and-forth battle that was ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:52 am

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SCSO billboards thank public for support

COLUMBIANA — Billboards in seven different locations across Shelby County express gratitude to the public for their recent support of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department. Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:15 pm

Business

‘We’re all like family’: Cowart Drugs holds 100th anniversary celebration

CALERA — The historic Cowart Drugs of Calera has had just four owners in its 100-year-long history, and three of the four were on hand ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:07 pm

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Calera gym hosts 9/11 Stair Climb Challenge

CALERA — Local firefighters competed in a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Challenge on Friday, Sept. 11 at Workout Anytime in Calera. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 4:44 pm

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$1.5 million for roads, bridges includes Vincent projects

VINCENT – The city of Vincent will benefit from a portion of $1.5 million in state funding for various road and bridge projects, the state ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Monday, September 14, 2020 8:05 pm

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Coby builds school benches for Eagle Scout project

NORTH SHELBY — Matthew David Coby, a member of Troop 533 chartered by Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church and under the leadership of Scoutmaster Mark Clark, ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, September 11, 2020 4:44 pm

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Fall Fest on Buck Creek Trail set for Oct. 31

ALABASTER — Vendor registration is now open for the city of Alabaster’s 12th annual Fall Fest on Buck Creek Trail, which is scheduled for Oct. ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:56 pm

Columbiana

Shelby County picks up first shutout since 2009

The Shelby County Wildcats (2-0, 1-0) picked up their second straight win and first region victory Friday night, Sept. 4 at Sipsey Valley, shutting out ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:17 am

Business

Big Lupo Pizza Café coming to Calera

CALERA — Big Lupo Pizza Café will be the latest to join a wave of new tenants in Calera’s historic Main Street district this November, ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Friday, September 4, 2020 1:20 pm

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Students, colleagues surprise 2 Elvin Hill retirees

COLUMBIANA — When Elvin Hill Elementary paraprofessional Jennifer Bulger and physical education teacher and coach Chad Baker walked outside the school on Wednesday, Aug. 26, ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 5:29 pm

Calera

Calera farmer helps fellow veterans in need

CALERA — A Calera veteran and entrepreneur who is currently a graduate student at Samford University was awarded two prestigious memberships to cohorts this year, ... Read more

by Scott Mims, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 1:43 pm

Columns

COLUMN: Hurdling obstacles to play

Organized sports in the year 2020 is no easy task. Read more

by Scott Mims, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 11:02 pm

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