Helena

First responders to be honored at Helena dinner

First responders are a vital part of any community, and Helena will celebrate its own during the “Putting First Responders First Dinner” on Aug. 5 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Nathan Howell.

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.

Buck Creek Festival returning Sept. 24-25

After cancelations and delays, Helena’s Buck Creek Festival is finally set to return this fall for two days on Sept. 24-25. Read more

4 weeks ago by Nathan Howell.

Helena approves members for Diversity and Inclusion Board

The Helena City Council voted to approve members that will represent the city on the newly created Diversity and Inclusion Board on June 28. Read more

4 weeks ago by Nathan Howell.

Big Brothers Big Sisters have a Big Night on the Farm

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby County held its “Big Night on the Farm” benefit on June 26 at Helena Hollow to benefit the mission ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Nathan Howell.

‘It just made me feel so good’: Senior prom a success

Seniors were among the most vulnerable during the height of the pandemic. This forced many older Americans to be shut inside and miss out on ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Nathan Howell.

Helena man arrested for first-degree rape of juvenile family member

A 34-year-old Helena man was arrested on charges of first-degree rape and incest by the Helena Detective Bureau on June 24. Read more

1 month ago by Nathan Howell.

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.

Shelby County Schools names 2 new principals, 1 assistant principal

The Shelby County Board of Education approved administrators for three schools, including new principals for Helena Elementary and Columbiana Middle as well as a new ... Read more

1 month ago by Alec Etheredge.

HPD implements sensory-inclusive training to better serve community, save lives

The Helena Police Department recently utilized sensory training they received through a partnership with KultureCity to deescalate a volatile situation and save the life of ... Read more

1 month ago by Nathan Howell.

‘Back 2 School Rally’ to help provide school supplies

Though it is the middle of summer, children will soon be getting ready to return back to school for another year. With this comes stress ... Read more

1 month ago by Nathan Howell.

Children return to VBS at Church at Cahaba Bend

The Church at Cahaba Bend welcomed a number of young smiling faces during their four days of Vacation Bible School. Read more

1 month ago by Nathan Howell.

Helena kicking off senior activities group

The city of Helena recently approved a budget amendment that would provide funding to help kickstart senior programs in the city. Read more

1 month ago by Nathan Howell.

Shelby County has state’s lowest unemployment rate

Shelby County continues to excel in its bounce back from COVID-19 as evidenced by the near record-low unemployment rate during the month of May. Read more

1 month ago by Alec Etheredge.

Helena man arrested for allegedly placing camera in neighbor’s bathroom

A Helena man was arrested on Wednesday, June 16 by detectives from the Helena Police Department after evidence indicated a covert camera had been placed ... Read more

1 month ago by Nathan Howell.

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