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UPDATE: Shelby County surpasses 50 confirmed COVID-19 cases

Numbers continue to rise as more tests come back positive for COVID-19, and on the afternoon of Thursday, March 26, Shelby County's total of confirmed ... Read more

3 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Montevallo church pastor diagnosed with coronavirus

Father Ray Dunmyer, pastor of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, is in quarantine at home after being diagnosed with the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, ... Read more

3 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Calera resident mails gift cards to help local business

CALERA — An act of kindness can go a long way. Calera resident Alyssa Corpstein decided to help her neighbors and support one of her ... Read more

3 days ago by Scott Mims.

David Peacock ministers with music at St. Vincent’s

BIRMINGHAM — The crisp, rhythmic strumming of an acoustic guitar and the primal, sometimes mellow, notes that reverberate throughout a room have a strange tendency ... Read more

4 days ago by Scott Mims.

UPDATE: Shelby County nears 50 confirmed cases of COVID-19, state total nears 400

The afternoon of Wednesday, March 25, brought a big jump in confirmed cases across both Shelby County and the state of Alabama, while the first ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Montevallo mayor forms Economic Sustainability Task Force

A new group of business and economic development leaders in Montevallo will work to find solutions to issues residents face during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Read more

4 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

ACS to conduct virtual pre-K lottery drawing

Alabaster City Schools’ pre-K lottery drawing will take place March 31 as planned, according to information released by the district. Read more

4 days ago by Briana Harris.

Chelsea students design device that could prevent school shootings

Four Chelsea High School students developed an idea that could be an answer to school shootings—and earned the third-place prize at the annual TeenTech Bham ... Read more

4 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Pelham to start hotline for local businesses

With uncertainty surrounding local business throughout Shelby County and what exactly is considered an essential business, the city of Pelham and Mayor Gary Waters are ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Area market, winery offering takeout meals

The COVID-19 crisis has challenged Shelby County business owners to come up with innovative ways to stay afloat. Corbin Farms Winery in Calera and Burnette ... Read more

4 days ago by Scott Mims.

UPDATE: County’s COVID-19 case count jumps up 9 overnight to 36

By EMILY SPARACINO | Staff Writer and ALEC ETHEREDGE | Managing Editor Shelby County had one of its largest jumps in confirmed cases of COVID-19 ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Pelham’s Palooza in the Park canceled

Originally scheduled for May 16, the city of Pelham has decided to cancel its sixth annual Palooza in the Park due to the rapid spread ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Alabaster’s Golden Rule BBQ temporarily closes

Paul Curcio, owner of Golden Rule BBQ, announced on the restaurant’s Facebook page on Monday, March 23, that the Alabaster eatery would be closed until ... Read more

5 days ago by Briana Harris.

UPDATE: Now 27 cases of COVID-19 in Shelby County

By EMILY SPARACINO | Staff Writer and ALEC ETHEREDGE | Managing Editor A total of 27 cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) have now been confirmed in ... Read more

5 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Pet pantry started in Alabaster

ALABASTER — Coronavirus isn’t the only thing that’s spreading—positive things are spreading too, fortunately for local communities. Read more

5 days ago by Scott Mims.

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