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UPDATE: Shelby County nears 70 confirmed cases of COVID-19

By EMILY SPARACINO | Staff Writer and ALEC ETHEREDGE | Managing Editor Numbers continue to rise as more tests come back positive for COVID-19, and ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Census 2020: Important dates and protecting privacy

From March 12-20, households began receiving official U.S. Census Bureau mail with detailed information on how to respond to the 2020 Census online, by phone ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Veteran of the Week: Sgt. Elmer Vaiden Agee

“The American Village is pleased to join the Shelby County Reporter in recognizing Sgt. Elmer Agee as Veteran of the Week,” American Village founder and ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Davis shares a living history

There is a wealth of local historical knowledge among the volunteers that keep the Shelby Iron Works running, and one of those valued volunteers has ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Volunteers make their mark on Montevallo

“Montevallo is the place to make your mark!” This is more than just a tagline—it’s a way of life. Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Students learn costs associated with real life

It seems that when The Shelby County Chamber brings “Keeping it Real” to Vincent Middle High School, it is raining and cold. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

The history of the census

The concept of a census, or counting of residents, is an ancient one dating to biblical times – at least nine censuses are mentioned in ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Veteran of the Week: Petty Officer 2nd Class John Robert Dunn

“The American Village is pleased to join the Shelby County Reporter in recognizing Petty Officer (Second Class) John Robert Dunn as Veteran of the Week,” ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Cruz to teach acrylics workshop

The Shelby County Arts Center will host a Weekday Workshop – Red Flowers with Chris Cruz. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Oak Mountain Amphitheatre: Pelham’s Music Mecca

Every city has its own unique assets; their claims to fame, if you will. And, Pelham residents are blessed abundantly to have many, especially when ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Veteran of the Week: Staff Sergeant Henley T. Carter

“The American Village is pleased to join the Shelby County Reporter in recognizing Staff Sergeant Henley T. Carter as Veteran of the Week,” American Village ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Williams volunteers time at animal shelter

Barbara Williams’s volunteer involvement in the community has extended over decades. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Entrepreneur teaches next generation

Danica Connell has been an entrepreneur since she secured her first tutoring job in the seventh grade. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Pelham Barks and Recreation Dog Park: A place for Rover

If you have struggled to find a place for your canine friend to have a dog-gone good time, you’re in luck! The City of Pelham ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Vincent’s JROTC competes in Raider Ruck Race

On Friday, Feb. 21, two teams and two individuals from the Vincent Middle High School’s JROTC program demonstrated they are “Vincent Strong!” Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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