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Why is Shelby County struggling to get vaccines?

Since the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine began across Alabama in mid-December, there has been concern of where the allotments the state receives are going. Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Commission approves incentives for biotech company’s expansion

COLUMBIANA – The Shelby County Commission has approved nearly $29,000 in incentives for a biotechnology company planning to expand its Alabaster facility. At its Feb. ... Read more

4 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Kendall Williams named county’s manager of tourism & events

Kendall Williams has been named as the next Shelby County Manager of Tourism and Events—a newly created position within the county. Read more

6 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Barnes, SCSO say goodbye to another K9 partner

Sgt. Jud Barnes of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is the second SCSO officer this year to have to part with a longtime K9 partner. Read more

6 days ago by Scott Mims.

Chubbfathers sees growth with food truck, plans for bigger location

“We are extremely blessed to have outgrown our space,” Will Cholewinksi said. “We had an opportunity come up with this location that we could not ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

UPDATE: I-65 repairs to cause potential delays Wednesday

ALABASTER — Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) crews will perform asphalt paving repairs on Interstate 65 Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., weather permitting. Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

Disc golf tourney nets $850 for veterans

CALERA — The inaugural Veterans for Vets disc golf tournament was held at Calera’s Oliver Park on Saturday, Feb. 20 and raised $850 toward the ... Read more

7 days ago by Scott Mims.

Thompson High School celebrates CTE Month

ALABASTER – Each year the state recognizes and celebrates Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month for the month of February. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Thompson’s Siren Snuggles project to focus on law enforcement

ALABASTER – One of Thompson High School’s many student programs, the Public Safety Academy, is changing scopes for next year. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

C-Spire expanding internet to Alabaster, Helena and Pelham

After 70 years of business, internet service provider C-Spire is branching into the state of Alabama, including Shelby County. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Alabaster surgeon has name attached to Mars Rover

ALABASTER – Local surgeon Dr. Clement Cotter is one of millions who had their name touch ground on Mars, so to speak, on Feb. 18. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Spain’s rape conviction, sentence appeal denied

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals denied the post-conviction petition appeal seeking to overturn the forcible rape conviction and resulting life imprisonment sentence of Matthew ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Thompson baseball splits opening-day games

A promising 12-6 start to the 2020 baseball season was all for nothing after COVID-19 struck and forced the Thompson Warriors’ baseball season to end ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Alabaster, Shelby County, Pelham schools on two-hour delay for Wednesday

Due to the remnants of mischievous winter weather across Shelby County on Tuesday, Feb. 16, local schools are taking precautions for their return to school ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Shelby County sees up to half-inch of snow

CALERA — It is perhaps the best-case scenario for snow-loving Southerners—Shelby County residents woke up to a picture-perfect dusting of snow covering their yards Tuesday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Scott Mims.

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