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Gov. Ivey extends Safer at Home order, mandates masks until Aug. 31

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey held a press conference from the state capitol in Montgomery on Wednesday, July 29, and extended the current Safer at Home ... Read more

5 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: County’s COVID-19 daily case count on slight downward trend

 With 1,869 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the last two weeks according to the Alabama Department of Public Health, the number of new cases continues ... Read more

6 days 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

6 days 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

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

BREAKING: Gov. Ivey issues mandatory order requiring masks

A lot can change in two weeks. During Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's last press conference she stated a mandatory mask order would be difficult to ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: County has more than 400 new COVID-19 cases in last 7 days

It's been another seven days of record numbers in Shelby County with more than 400 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, while the state saw more ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: Shelby County had more than 80 COVID-19 cases yesterday

Shelby County set a new daily record on Wednesday, July 8, with 86 new confirmed COVID-19 cases. Read more

4 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Shelby County Coroner gives update on COVID-19 deaths

Nearly two months after Alabama began the process of reopening, Shelby County is experiencing an increase in COVID-19 related deaths. Read more

4 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Gov. Ivey extends safer-at-home order as case count increases

At a press conference on Tuesday, June 30, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris pleaded with the public to follow ... Read more

1 month ago by Alec Etheredge.

COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations trending in the right direction

While the last two weeks of COVID-19 have been the worst in Shelby County’s battle against COVID-19, as well as the state’s, it begs the ... Read more

1 month ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: Shelby County surpasses 1,000 cases of COVID-19

It was another record-high week in Shelby County’s battle with COVID-19, as 239 new cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed, causing the county ... Read more

1 month ago by Alec Etheredge.

Mackey: ‘Absolutely, our campuses will reopen for in-person this fall’

In a press conference on Friday morning, June 26, State Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey not only laid out the road map for the upcoming 2020-2021 ... Read more

1 month ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: Last 7 days marks worst for county’s battle against COVID-19

The last seven days in Shelby County have been some of the worst in the battle against COVID-19 since the novel coronavirus saw its first ... Read more

1 month ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: County, state see recent surge in COVID-19 cases

After the previous week saw the second lowest increase of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Shelby County since the first week of the virus, the most ... Read more

2 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

Time running out to apply for absentee ballot

As we approach the July 14 Primary Runoff Election between Jeff Sessions and Tommy Tuberville, Secretary of State John H. Merrill would like to remind ... Read more

2 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

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