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Libraries gearing up for summer reading programs

Although the novel coronavirus pandemic has changed how certain activities can be offered, staff members are hard at work to provide programs that are engaging, ... Read more

20 hours ago by Emily Sparacino.

Bradstreet boasts background in military, education

Ron Bradstreet was born in Jacksonville, Florida. Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Respite ministry plans Drive-by Summer Kickoff Parade for June 1

NORTH SHELBY — Volunteers and staff from Anchor Community Respite Ministry at Asbury United Methodist Church will hold a Drive-By Summer Kick-Off Parade for program ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Asbury to reopen food pantry in June

Organizers are asking for donations of food and hygiene items in anticipation of a larger-than-normal influx of customers. Read more

1 day ago by Emily Sparacino.

UPDATE: County COVID-19 numbers see decline following Tuesday’s surge

Following a sharp increase of 33 cases in a 24-hour span between Monday and Tuesday earlier in the week, the number of new COVID-19 cases ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Alabaster library gears up for summer program

Summer at the Albert L. Scott Library will feature new books, new performers, streaming programs and a new electronic reading log. Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

UM names 2020-21 SGA cabinet

The University of Montevallo’s Student Government Association’s leadership team has been finalized for the 2020-2021 academic year. Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Marijuana, LSD, firearms seized in Alabaster raid

Seized from the residence was LSD, marijuana, $10,947 in cash and multiple firearms, including an AK-47 and an AR 15 pistol. Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Hoover Historical Society installs new officers

The Hoover Historical Society installed its new officers and honored other members for their work at a small ceremony at the Hoover-Randle House on May ... Read more

2 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Church installs Little Free Pantry to help feed those in need

“We don’t want it be just a ministry of our parish; we want it to be seen as a ministry that everyone can participate in,” ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Columbiana businesses bounce back from closure

COLUMBIANA — Gabby Moreno is well acquainted with the ups and downs of business. Moreno had practically just opened La Patrona Mexican Restaurant in Columbiana ... Read more

2 days ago by Scott Mims.

Sheriff’s Office will resume normal office operations on June 1

“We’re extremely grateful for the cooperation, encouragement and support we have received from our citizens during these difficult months,” John Samaniego said. Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Hoover announces city personnel changes

The city of Hoover announced several personnel changes that have taken place this month at City Hall. Read more

2 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Birds & Burgers gives ‘hero bonuses,’ reduces prices during pandemic

ALABASTER — Some of the things Birds & Burgers owner Tyre Stuckey did during the COVID-19 pandemic might seem counterintuitive. Read more

3 days ago by Scott Mims.

Robbins nominated for Alabama Music Award

Alabaster’s own Jerry Robbins has been nominated for an Alabama Music Award in the category of Bama Jazz Male Artist. Read more

3 days ago by Scott Mims.

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