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Latest on COVID-19, including vaccine information

Two months shy of the one-year mark in the battle against COVID-19 in Alabama, discussion has turned to the vaccine with buzz about who can ... Read more

12 hours ago by Alec Etheredge.

Kenneth Paschal announces candidacy for House District 73 seat

Pelham resident and retired First Sgt. Kenneth Paschal has announced his candidacy to run in the special election Republican primary for the vacant Alabama House ... Read more

18 hours ago by Alec Etheredge.

Hillsboro neighborhood to host Mardi Gras parade

Residents in the Hillsboro neighborhood of Helena will get a chance to take in the festivities and traditions of Mardi Gras as they host their ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Hillsboro School offering virtual open house

Parents seeking an alternative to traditional public or private schooling for their children will have an opportunity to explore the offerings of The Hillsboro School, ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Helena adds two new fire department employees

As part of the plan to improve the city’s resources and ensure the safety of its citizens, the city of Helena has hired two new ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

New Helena coffee roastery to bring interactive experience

For many, picking up a hot cup of coffee is a daily ritual, but most people never think about the work that goes into crafting ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Right on target: Big Axe Hangout offers mobile form of entertainment

CALERA — Sometimes you just feel like throwing an axe at an approaching zombie. Read more

7 days ago by Scott Mims.

Helena mayor outlines goals for 2021, including updates on new businesses

Though 2020 was a tumultuous year that was unpredictable and full of uncertainty, newly-elected Helena Mayor Brian Puckett is looking forward to accomplishing a variety ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Helena’s Hulsey running for State House District 73 seat

Helena City Councilmember Leigh Hulsey announced that she will be seeking the Alabama State House District 73 seat in a special election. Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

ABC Board temporarily closes 4 locations in Shelby County

Four ABC Select Spirits stores in Shelby County will have to close their doors temporarily due to the continued spread of COVID-19 across the state. Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Troop 532 sold more than 200 trees during Christmas

One of the most cherished parts of Christmastime is getting the family together and driving out to a lot to pick the perfect tree to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Jones & Associates holds 10th anniversary ribbon cutting

Jones & Associates, LLC. celebrated 10 years of helping Helena residents with accounting and tax services at their anniversary ribbon cutting ceremony on Jan. 5. Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

HPD Officer Will Ratcliffe promoted to Sgt.

In a ceremony held at Helena City Hall on Dec. 31, Helena Police Department Officer Will Ratcliffe was honored by being promoted to the rank ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Brad Flynn sworn in as Helena chief of police

Brad Flynn, who had been serving as interim chief of police in Helena following the departure of former chief Pete Folmar, was officially sworn in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Helena opens registration for spring youth sports

As the new year starts, parents and their children will be looking for activities to fulfill their interests outside of school. To address this need, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

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