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Two arrested with intent to sell marijuana candies, vape cartridges

COLUMBIANA — On Thursday evening, July 9, narcotics investigators with the Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant in the Inverness Landing ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Student of the Week: Abbie-Lane Traywick

Student of the Week: July 5, 2020 Name: Abbie-Lane Traywick School: Helena High School Grade: 10th What’s your favorite subject in school? Math. What school ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

SCS addresses parent questions about school reopening plans

Shelby County Schools responded to parents’ questions about face masks, bus transportation and other facets of the 2020-2021 school year as district leaders continue to ... Read more

3 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

UPDATE: Shelby County had more than 80 COVID-19 cases yesterday

Shelby County set a new daily record on Wednesday, July 8, with 86 new confirmed COVID-19 cases. Read more

3 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Hulsey seeking reelection to Helena Council

Helena City Councilwoman Leigh Hulsey announced her intention to seek reelection for Place 1 in the city’s upcoming municipal election on August 25. Read more

5 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Shelby County Coroner gives update on COVID-19 deaths

Nearly two months after Alabama began the process of reopening, Shelby County is experiencing an increase in COVID-19 related deaths. Read more

5 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Scott Summerlin running for mayor of Helena

Having called Helena home for the last 20 years, Scott Summerlin has decided that now is the time to run for mayor of the city ... Read more

5 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Dominga Gardner running for Helena Council

A resident of Helena since 2006, Dominga Gardner is now hoping to make change in her city by running for city council during the upcoming ... Read more

5 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Shelby County Schools sets 2020-21 plan, delays start

Shelby County Schools will reopen to students for the 2020-2021 academic year one week later than previously planned. Read more

5 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Fauci: Alabama has window to get COVID-19 under control

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press (REGIONAL NEWS) — States like Alabama with soaring coronavirus infection rates have a window of opportunity to bring it under ... Read more

6 days ago by Daniel Holmes.

I-65 widening to run from CR 52 to Cahaba River Bridge

An Interstate 65 expansion project that involves planning, overlay and re-striping from the Shelby County 52 overpass to the south end of the Cahaba River ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Helena hosts fireworks show to celebrate Fourth of July

While many events throughout the first part of the year were canceled due to COVID-19, Helena’s annual Independence Day celebration is a reminder of the ... Read more

6 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Flip Side Watersports at OMSP offers fun place to cool off

Summer is heating up and the need to find a local place with a lot of cool water, shade trees and fun is a must. The good news is that place can be found at Oak Mountain State Park. Read more

6 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Pollution impacting Cahaba River water quality

On June 24, Jefferson County Environmental Services issued an advisory to stay out of waters along several points of the Cahaba River due to pollution ... Read more

6 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Helena High School celebrated for high FAFSA completion

Helena High School is one of many school’s being honored for having a high rate of students make plans to go to college and complete ... Read more

6 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

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