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Women’s clubs make Columbiana better

The women’s clubs of Columbiana are long-standing organizations that offered generations of local women a community of friendship and an outlet to serve alongside their ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Westover Witch Ride set for Oct. 31

Gather all your witchy friends and come to the Witch Ride at the Westover Park on Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Worthey serves community and country

“I like to stay involved in community, state and the world." Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

A sweet tradition at Shelby Iron Works

The folks of South Shelby County have been attending the Fall Festival at the Shelby Iron Works for years. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Woodie volunteers time with military organizations

Eldon Woodie is involved in numerous volunteer efforts. Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Miss SCHS tradition continues with Wilder

No one knows exactly how long the tradition of Miss SCHS has been held at Shelby County High School, but it is one that is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

From Area 51 to Africa

Eighty-seven-year-old Wheeling, West Virginia native Donald Schlick, was an only child. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Signs point to good things at Elvin Hill

Those who live in Columbiana may have noticed a bright new addition to the view on Washington Street. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Shelby County Shindig features bluegrass

Join us on Saturday, Oct. 10 at Old Mill Square Park at the Shelby County Arts Center for the Shelby County Shindig! Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Keeping it in the family

One of the founding businesses in the Westover area is Chappell Carpets, owned by Frank and Edwina Chappell. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Doing good behind the scenes

Seventy-one-year-old Cecelia Ebert-Link is a Wilsonville native. Married at the age of 15 at which time she left school, Link later earned her G.E.D. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Legion looking for a few good men—and women

On Friday, Sept. 18, at City Hall in Columbiana, a quiet ceremony happened in front of City Hall that only a few were present for. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Vining spreads laughter, goodness

PJ Vining laughs often and causes those around her to laugh just as much. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Grice gets joy, contentment from serving others

Eighty-year-old Peter Grice was born in Dale County in Ozark, Alabama and grew up in Moultrie, Georgia. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

More than just bus drivers

The Shelby County Board of Education is currently in need of bus drivers and substitute bus drivers to keep school transportation running smoothly during uncertain ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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