Community Columnists

Shelby Iron Works monthly Pancake Breakfast returns

The Shelby County Iron Works Pancake Breakfast has been a community favorite for years for several reasons. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

May gives back to country, community and family

William “Bill” May served his community through the Lions Club for nearly four decades. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Digital classrooms have potential

Screens are saving many from isolation as our community and our country battle COVID-19. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Local entrepreneur ready to share new drink with the world

Al Lamoureux is a regular guy, living in Shelby County, who is learning the art of adapting to the changes that are happening all around ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Clark sees caring for others as her duty

Mary “Molly” Clark would agree with Actress Audrey Hepburn who is quoted as having said: “As you grow older, you will discover that you have ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Parents’ decisions regarding school a weighty matter

On Monday, July 20, Pelham parents confirmed with school officials whether their children’s fall 2020 semester’s schooling would be virtual, blended or traditional. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Shelby County bus drivers preparing for school year

The Shelby County Board of Education is preparing for a new school year like no other we’ve experienced as a community or a nation. Shelby ... Read more

2 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

SCAC offering stained glass classes

Stained glass classes are back on the schedule at the Shelby County Arts Council. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

SCAC unveils new folk art show

The Shelby County Arts Council has come up with a great opportunity to get out of the house safely and enjoy all the culture our ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Heavenly Smile brings hope to those in need

Today many Americans who have never needed help to feed their families are turning to charity as they struggle with the fallout from the coronavirus ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Man bikes through Columbiana on ride from Atlanta to Selma

Emmanuel Benson is a man who saw the need for unity in a critical time of change and is doing something in his own way ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Is reopening schools worth the risk?

As the school-reopening debate continues, concerns surface for students, families, teachers and all school employees. Reading stream-of-consciousness social media posts allows us to watch posters ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Jones builds legacy of healing others

Although she has officially retired from full-time employment as a registered nurse, 68-year-old Evelyn Jones continues her mission of healing others through nursing. Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

An experience in post-pandemic arts education

Creating the 2020 literary magazine was more challenging than ever. The incredible talent of Pelham High School’s student contributors inspired the staff to complete this ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

SCAC offers wire crochet jewelry making workshop

Are you looking for a creative outlet but don’t know where to begin? Check out the Shelby County Arts Council! Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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