Helena

Helena council recommends entrance standards for large neighborhoods

The Helena City Council voted unanimously to approve a resolution requesting that the Planing and Zoning Commission adopt a regulation ensuring that neighborhoods with more ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Domestic violence on the rise during COVID-19

One of the most unfortunate side-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the rise in domestic violence in Shelby County, according to reports from SafeHouse ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Helena Middle School releases information for in-person learning

Students attending Helena Middle School during the 2020 fall semester have been given two options for learning, which include traditional or virtual learning. The school ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Jefferson-Shelby Youth Football League cancels 2020 season

After a meeting on Sunday, July 26, the Jefferson-Shelby Youth Football League board members voted 6-5 in favor of canceling the upcoming 2020 season due ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

BOE approves assistant principals for Chelsea, Helena middle schools

The Shelby County Board of Education approved two assistant principals for schools in Helena and Chelsea during a July 23 meeting. Read more

3 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

Goodfellas Social Club holds billiards grand opening

Residents of Helena gathered at the charming speakeasy like atmosphere of Goodfellas Social Club for its official Billiards Grand Opening on Saturday night, July 18. Read more

3 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

“Back 2 School Rally” to help provide school supplies

Most children will be returning to school this fall whether through traditional or virtual learning, meaning that parents will need to buy a wide range ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Help provide food to children with “Snack a Child”

During the COVID-19 pandemic children have been the most susceptible to food insecurity, but “Snack a Child in Helena” is seeking to ease those worries ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Helena puzzles offer popular pastime during pandemic

HELENA — When times are tough, sometimes all you need to do is pick up the pieces and put them back together. Read more

3 weeks ago by Scott Mims.

Bid approved for Helena Road turn lane, work starting

Residents of Helena will be pleased to know two significant actions were approved by the City Council at its regular meeting Monday, July 13. Read more

4 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Helena candidates share plans at ‘Meet the candidate’ event

City council and mayoral candidates for the city of Helena met with residents of the Hillsboro community for a “Meet the candidate” event on July ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Shelby County unemployment rate continues to improve

The unemployment rate for Alabama and Shelby County continues to improve after reaching record highs throughout the first two months of the battle against COVID-19. Read more

4 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Softball showcase tournaments coming to Calera, Helena

DCB Elite Academy’s annual Stars Over Alabama Summer Showcase is coming to Calera at the end of July to help put softball recruits in front ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

First Baptist Helena’s traveling VBS considered a success

This year First Baptist Church Helena took its Vacation Bible School on the road, and visited several neighborhoods throughout the city due to COVID-19 preventing ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Jane B. Holmes Public Library offers virtual reading and crafts

Typically during the summer months the Jane B. Holmes Public Library offers a wide variety of in-person reading and crafts events for children. However, this ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

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