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Making the best of a difficult situation

During a challenging time, the people of Shelby County are showing their resiliency. It seems that each day of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought a ... Read more

2 days ago by Stephen Dawkins.

COLUMN: Don’t forget about local business during this difficult time

This is a scary and uncertain time for businesses both local and across the globe. Read more

5 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

We’ll all get through this together, just be smart

Right now, this country and world is in a position some of us have never faced. Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Another step toward justice for 3 slain officers

On March 5, Alabama executed Nathaniel Woods Jr. who was convicted of capital murder for being an accomplice in the murders of Birmingham Police Officers ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: Annual gala raises money for AWF

One of the reasons I love my job so much is because I get to write about a lot of worthwhile events, and the Angel ... Read more

1 week ago by Briana Harris.

It’s good to not feel alone

In a week where the sports world was flipped upside down with mass cancellations of some of the year’s biggest events due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Alabama voters reject amendment one

Last week, Alabama voters soundly defeated Amendment One on the ballot that would have changed the selection of the Alabama State School Board from an ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Opening a book is always good for the soul

With school hallways filled with Thing 1 and Thing 2 and Cats in Hats, and classrooms serving snacks of Green Eggs and Ham, the week ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

COLUMN: Molding young leaders

Benches positioned near the trolley stops in Columbiana give residents places to sit while they wait for the next trolley to arrive. Read more

2 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

Legislation would weaken Alabama’s ethics law

The Alabama Legislature has now been in session for over four weeks. And as with every session, there are dozens of bills filed by state ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Courage In difficult days

Our church has studied the book of Acts in our mid-week Bible service for several months, and I’ve gained new appreciation for the missionary journeys ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Amendment on March 3 ballot would change State School Board selection process

The March 3 Alabama Party primaries are finally here. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Beware the little foxes

After a “dry run” at our current tax forms, my wife found an interest statement she’d overlooked from the U.S. government. Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

A father, his daughter and their sport

In light of the recent tragic death of Kobe Bryant, I began to think a lot about my own relationship with my father and how ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Great job to the fans of local basketball team

When seniors Maggie West, Skye Knighten-Lilly, Nataley Whitner and Aaliyah Cotton checked out for the final time with more than a minute left in a ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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