Senate District 14 candidates competing for votes on July 13

On July 13, residents living in Shelby, Bibb and Chilton Counties will go to the polls to choose between Democrat Virginia Applebaum and Republican April ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Nathan Howell.

Who is participating in this year’s ‘Back to School’ sales tax holiday?

Shelby County and many of its municipalities will participate in Alabama’s 16th annual Back to School Sales Tax Holiday starting Friday, July 16 at 12:01 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

Celebrate 2021 graduates with this special video

Watch this special graduation video to see some of the memorable moments created during graduations at each school for the class of 2021.  Read more

3 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Shelby County’s Pennington named 2021 Male Athlete of the Year

When the final out was recorded in a 7-0 loss to Pike Road in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A baseball playoffs, the emotions overcame ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Blues legend Bobby Rush coming to SCAC Black Box Theater

Grammy Award winning blues legend Bobby Rush will perform at the Shelby County Arts Council’s Black Box Theater on Friday, July 23 in an event ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Columbiana Main Street plans mural project

Columbiana’s Main Street organization has come out of the pandemic reinvigorated, reorganized and ready to make big strides in the revitalization of their charming town. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Williams sheds light on family trees

For the past 20 years, Northport native Pauline Williams has used her skill as a librarian as a service missionary for the Church of Jesus ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Gallery features quilts, found materials sculptures

The EBSCO Fine Arts Gallery, housed in the Shelby County Arts building in Columbiana, is currently showing a powerful exhibit by artists Yvonne Wells and ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Lee announces Assistant DA of Year Awards

Shelby County District Attorney Jill Lee announced that Chief Assistant District Attorney Doug Smith and Assistant District Attorney Buddy Rushing have been named statewide Assistant ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Bobby Madison Basketball Camp marks successful 11th year

Up until midnight with his wife on Sunday night, April 27, he couldn’t help but be overcome with joy at the thought of what was ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Record crowd celebrates 35th annual Liberty Day

Patriotic residents packed the streets of Columbiana June 25-26 to celebrate a special anniversary in the city Read more

4 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Voting protections rally held for 8th year

For the eighth consecutive year since the landmark Shelby County v. Holder ruling in 2013, the Shelby County Branch of the NAACP gathered on the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Scott Mims.

New seafood restaurant coming to Columbiana

The owners of popular barbecue restaurant Tin Top BBQ 2 in Columbiana are planning to open a seafood restaurant in the former location of The ... Read more

1 month ago by Scott Mims.

Columbiana Culture Club nets multiple first-place awards

A life-size crocheted bulldog was just one of the unique creations that garnered first-place awards for members of the Columbiana Culture Club at the 126th ... Read more

1 month ago by Scott Mims.

Trucking around: Food trucks see an increase in popularity over the last year

Many restaurant doors closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, but where one door closes another one opens, and in the case of many, that new door ... Read more

1 month ago by Nathan Howell.

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