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SCHS students design ornaments for National Christmas Tree

Students from Shelby County High School joined fellow students from 56 schools across the country to design one-of-a-kind ornaments for the 2020 National Christmas Tree display on ... Read more

8 mins ago by Staff Reports.

Chelsea Christmas Parade, Santa’s Extravaganza set for Dec. 19

Christmas cheer will be on display in Chelsea during the city’s annual Christmas parade and Santa’s Extravaganza program on Saturday, Dec. 19. Read more

44 mins ago by Emily Sparacino.

QuikTrip expected to break ground in December

CALERA — QuikTrip is expected to break ground on its highly-anticipated new Calera location soon, according to city officials. Read more

48 mins ago by Scott Mims.

Hoover City Schools return to staggered schedule until Jan. 19

Hoover City Schools resumed staggered scheduling for students on Monday, Nov. 30 after Thanksgiving Break. Read more

2 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Shelby County Football Show: State Championship Preview

It's time to gear up for the Class 7A state championship game between the Thompson Warriors and Auburn Tigers inside Bryant-Denny Stadium on Wednesday night. ... Read more

4 hours ago by Alec Etheredge.

A lifetime marked by service

Dorothy “Dot” Lucas has spent her entire life in her birthplace of Dry Valley, Alabama. Read more

6 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Alabaster, Helena railroad crossings closing for work

On Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 9 a.m., the CSX Railroad began the process of repairing several railroad crossings in Alabaster and Helena. Read more

9 hours ago by Alec Etheredge.

Regions Tradition 2020 sets fundraising record

Although the annual golf tournament, the Regions Tradition, was canceled due to COVID-19, the charitable support surrounding the event is still being made possible by ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Animal control ordinance fails to gain City Council approval

The Montevallo City Council on Nov. 23 approved recommendations regarding the transfer of golf course funds and a quote for recycling magnets, but did not ... Read more

1 day ago by Emily Sparacino.

Prediction: Thompson determined to repeat as state champions

The moment has arrived. After setting their sights on winning a second state championship in a row just days after winning their first in 37 ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Top volleyball players make 2020 All-County Team

Shelby County has become a hotbed for volleyball talent year in and year out, and the 2020 volleyball season was no different with some of ... Read more

6 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

UM freezes tuition for third consecutive year

To help maintain its status as one of the best quality-for-cost higher education institutions in the state, the University of Montevallo has frozen tuition for ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Commission OKs ALDOT agreement for bridge replacement on Alabama 25

The preliminary engineering and construction agreement with ALDOT relates to an Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program II project involving a bridge replacement and approaches ... Read more

6 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

SCSO’s Burchfield honored with retirement resolution

Ken Burchfield has served in various positions during his 17-year tenure with the SCSO, most recently as chief deputy since September 2019. Read more

6 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Christmas in Calera welcomes Santa for Small Business Saturday

CALERA – Calera Main Street is excited to announce a safe experience for visiting Santa on Saturday, Nov. 28, from 1-5 p.m. in historic downtown ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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