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Thompson No. 1 in preseason poll, 5 others earn recognition

We’re inching closer to fall Friday nights under the lights, and the hype continued to grow with the release of the ASWA preseason rankings for ... Read more

1 hour ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: Alabaster overdue motorist located

In an update posted on the Alabaster Police Department's official Facebook page at 4:18 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, the Alabaster resident who was originally ... Read more

19 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Get to know Student of the Week Anna Cate Tanner

Anna Cate Tanner is the Shelby County Reporter’s Student of the Week for July 25, 2021. Sponsored by COMPACT. Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Get to know Athlete of the Week Eleanor De Block

Eleanor De Block is the Shelby County Reporter’s Athlete of the Week for July 25, 2021. Sponsored by Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union. Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Alabama Power Foundation accepting Good Roots, Gateway grant applications

The Alabama Power Foundation is seeking applications for its 2021 Good Roots and Gateway programs—initiatives that help to beautify and promote Alabama communities. Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

AFD quickly extinguishes scorching van fire

On Thursday July 29, firefighters quickly arrived to the scene of a vehicle fire on Alabaster’s Applegate Drive. Read more

2 days ago by Nathan Howell.

Evangel Lightning 2021 football prediction

With one of the most difficult 8-man football schedules in the country, the Evangel Lightning will have their work cut out for them in order ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Coffee shop on wheels: Travelin’ Tom’s Coffee Truck rolling through Shelby County

Shelby County residents Kevin and Karla Butler and their daughter, Taylor Spink, opened Travelin’ Tom’s Coffee of Hoover in June. Read more

4 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Gold Star Children’s Day recognized in Alabama

The Alabama Legislature recently approved Senate Joint Resolution 96, recognizing Gold Star Children’s Day as Aug. 1 in Alabama. Read more

4 days ago by Nathan Howell.

A life of service: Shelby County Commissioner Dan Acker remembered

“Come on.” That was Dan Acker’s unofficial mantra, and what his son Harmon Acker would dread to hear as a kid on a Saturday morning. Read more

5 days ago by Nathan Howell.

TMS Symphonic Band selected to perform at AMEA Conference

The Thompson Middle School Symphonic Band was recently selected to perform at the Alabama Music Educators Association Conference (AMEA) in early 2022. Read more

5 days ago by Nathan Howell.

Barks and Brews: Shelby Humane and Interstellar partner for benefit

Shelby Humane and Interstellar Ginger Beer and Exploration Co. partnered together to host the Barks and Brews event. Read more

6 days ago by Nathan Howell.

Local volleyball players perform well in All-Star event

The best players in the state of Alabama competed against one another in the annual AHSAA North-South All Star volleyball match on Thursday, July 22 ... Read more

6 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Joe Sparacino ready to take over as Calera head baseball coach

An assistant at Thompson High School for the last six years, one local baseball coach is now living out a lifelong dream after being named ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Beulah Mae’s opens restaurant in Alabaster

Beulah Mae’s Southern Kitchen has officially launched a restaurant in Alabaster, marking the company's first venture into in-person dining.  Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

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