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A lifetime marked by service

Dorothy “Dot” Lucas has spent her entire life in her birthplace of Dry Valley, Alabama. Read more

6 hours ago by Staff Reports.

SCAC to host Holiday Artist Market

On Dec. 5, the Shelby County Arts Council plans to host their annual Holiday Artist Market in Columbiana. Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Reaching out to those behind bars

A member of the Calera Senior Center, Bernice Fontenberry has volunteered her time and attention to the efforts the Shelby County Jail’s book program that ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Going the extra mile to help fellow vets

The American Legion is known for its service to the community, for the services it provides for its brethren. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

A voice of encouragement

“Facebook is the only way I have to know what is happening in the lives of the people I know." Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Hockney exhibit on display through Dec. 1

There’s still time to see David Hockney: Six Fairy Tales in the EBSCO Fine Art Gallery at the Shelby County Arts Center before it’s gone! ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

SCAC taking entries for 2021 juried art show

Entry is now open for the 2021 Adult Juried Art Exhibit at the Shelby County Arts Council. Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Graham helps to bridge the gap as a mediator

Hoke Graham has been a volunteer with the Employer Support of the Reserves and Guard (ESGR) for the past 27 years. Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Shaking it up at Hometown Nutrition

On the last day of October, a new business opened up in Columbiana. Rachel Dunnaway, the owner of Hometown Nutrition, had planned to open the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Riding for freedom: McMahon serves his community and country

Motorcycle enthusiast Tom McMahon has been a volunteer with the American Legion Post 555 for the past three years. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Band concert will honor veterans on Nov. 10

Our county seat has a long history of showing its patriotic colors from the annual Liberty Day celebration to town monuments honoring those who have ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Roberson helps make people whole again

An ordained minister, Randy Roberson, 68, is pastor of Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Sylacauga. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Schlick enjoys family history work

Lynn Schlick knows all about ancestry. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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

1 month 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

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

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