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Woman injured in shooting near Montevallo

Shelby County 911 received a call about a shooting with injuries in the 100 block of Tomlyn Road in unincorporated Shelby County, near the city ... Read more

1 hour ago by Briana Harris.

Carjacking takes place at UM

A carjacking took place near the University of Montevallo’s Stewart Student Retreat Center on the night of Saturday, March 28, according to a UM Alert ... Read more

7 hours ago by Briana Harris.

UPDATE: Shelby County nears 70 confirmed cases of COVID-19

By EMILY SPARACINO | Staff Writer and ALEC ETHEREDGE | Managing Editor Numbers continue to rise as more tests come back positive for COVID-19, and ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

‘Hope is never cancelled’: Sharing a positive message

In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak the response has been a wave of closures and cancellations, however, one Helena resident wants the community to ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Helena urgent care facility offering COVID-19 testing

The It’s About Time Urgent Care in Helena is now offering COVID-19 testing for individuals displaying symptoms of the virus. Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

THS student tests positive for COVID-19

Alabaster City Schools on Thursday, March 26, notified parents and employees that a Thompson High School student has tested positive for COVID-19. Read more

2 days ago by Briana Harris.

Governor announces closure of ‘non-essential’ businesses until April 17

Gov. Kay Ivey on Friday, March 27, announced a “Safer at Home” order that includes the closure of a list of businesses deemed “non-essential” until ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Don’t forget: It’s time to complete the 2020 Census

As the COVID-19 pandemic dominates the majority of news coverage, Shelby County leaders want to remind residents that the 2020 Census is currently available to ... Read more

2 days ago by Briana Harris.

Alabama’s February unemployment rate was at record low

FROM STAFF REPORTS MONTGOMERY – Before the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic were being felt, Alabama’s unemployment rate was at a record low. Alabama Department ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Enviro-Systems helping customers who can’t pay during pandemic

WESTOVER – A waste-water provider that serves parts of the U.S. 280 area is trying to help its customers during a difficult time. Westover Mayor ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

AHSAA releases statement on cancellation of spring sports

For the county, it was shaping up to be a historic spring with five soccer teams, two baseball teams and one softball team ranked No. ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Asbury UMC finds new ways to minister during pandemic

“We may not be there, but everything we normally do we are still doing in some capacity,” Amy Gonzalez said. Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

First responders advise patience during COVID-19 outbreak

During the COVID-19 outbreak first responders are on the front lines continuing to protect and assist citizens despite the risk of potential exposure. Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Schools to stay closed for remainder of 2019-20 school year

On March 14, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed an order to immediately close all schools from March 16 through April 6 amid the outbreak of ... Read more

3 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Alabaster girl enjoys drive-by birthday party

With birthday celebrations plans foiled by the COVID-19 pandemic, an Alabaster family found a different way to celebrate and make the day special 9-year-old Kasyn ... Read more

3 days ago by Briana Harris.

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