Community Columnists

Graduation filled a major void for Pelham

“Would you have done things differently on March 13 if you had known that Friday was your last day to walk the halls of Pelham ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Staycations popular in Pelham for 2020

With summer quickly approaching, folks are clamoring to find a vacation that meets their needs in a time of different circumstances. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Listening to students can help make change

Eleventh grade English covers American nonfiction writings, speeches and letters from approximately 1914 forward. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Patients benefit from Pool’s sewing

Agnes Pool strives to help others through her work. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

First ribbon cutting during pandemic held at Miss Tiffaney’s On Main

Tiffaney Anderson has deep roots in the Shelby/Columbiana area, though she herself has only lived here off and on over the years. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

‘Farms to Families’ project gives out produce in Vincent

The strength of a small-town community working together for the common good of all people was on display Thursday, June 4 at Coosa Valley Baptist ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

One Columbiana family’s coronavirus story

One Shelby County family had reason to celebrate recently in the wake of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, and they had lots of help in doing ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Courtney shows compassion through OMMM

Alabama houses some of the hungriest and poorest numbers of Americans, according to a Bread for the World analysis of the latest U.S. Census (2010) ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Veteran of the Week: Private George Walker Farr

The Veteran of the Week is sponsored by the National Veterans Shrine and Register of Honor at the American Village — honoring America’s veterans and ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Get to know VMHS valedictorian Paisley Armstrong

Paisley Armstrong calls Vincent Middle High School her second home. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

New Columbiana wine shop features personal touches

“I’d dreamed about it for a long time, but I finally spoke out loud that I was for sure going to do it this past ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Pelham golf courses in full swing

As folks began to proceed outside of their homes, albeit with caution, many are searching for safe activities that keep adequate social distancing in check. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Bradstreet boasts background in military, education

Ron Bradstreet was born in Jacksonville, Florida. Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

McDaniel serves fellow veterans in leadership roles

Tom McDaniel is a native of Miami, Florida. At age 21, he joined the Army and worked as an Operator Specialist at his duty station, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Jackson receives Future Leaders scholarship

“It makes me feel extremely grateful and blessed,” Equashia Jackson said as she described the scholarship that will allow her to attend the University of ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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