Wednesday Mar 5
Calera Middle eighth-grader charged with threatening to bring gun to school
A 15-year-old eighth-grader at Calera Middle School faces a charge of making terrorist threats after talking about bringing a gun to school and threatening to use it on Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
Durant Daily Democrat
Parks and Speer to wed
The parents of Karla Leigh Parks and Chad Wayne Speer proudly announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Car crashes into Calera home during chase by Chilton County cops
CALERA, Alabama -- Authorities arrested three people on Tuesday night after a vehicle pursuit that started in Chilton County ended when the suspect vehicle crashed into a home in Calera.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Thousands of cameras keep watch over metro Birmingham
Big brother is watching you. That's never been more true in metro Birmingham than now, with thousands of cameras able to catch your every move - shopping at busy malls, walking down sidewalks, coasting through red lights, walking school corridors, and almost anywhere else you can imagine.
Security cameras keep a watchful eye at schools, businesses in Shelby County
The University of Montevallo received a report of someone using a cell phone to take an "inappropriate" photo in a public locker room during the fall semester last year.
Durant Daily Democrat
Being a bondsman gives mother freedom to set her own hours
Choosing to be a bail bondsman and part-time bounty hunter was an unlikely profession for Ladonna Hobbs who has been described by high school classmates as a shy, quiet girl when attending school at Calera.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Students dance and laugh in a Winter Wonderland for the 2nd Annual Shelby County Schools Multi-Needs Prom
A Winter Wonderland much different from those experienced across Alabama in the past couple of weeks greeted students taking part in the 2nd Annual Multi-Needs Prom in Shelby County.
Shelby County, several cities waiving sales tax for storm supplies this weekend
Shelby County and several of its municipalities are participating in Alabama's sales tax holiday this weekend for purchases of specific severe-weather preparedness supplies.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Calera liquor store's claim to have the first drive-up window is short-lived
R&R Wine & Liquor in Calera on Highway 31 just south of Highway 70 has been ordered by the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to cease sales from a drive-up window located on the building's side.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Pedestrian hit by vehicle, killed along Interstate 65 in Chilton County
A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle along Interstate 65 in Chilton County Thursday evening, according to Alabama State Troopers.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
PRADCO moves HQ to Birmingham, opens new distribution center
Outdoor products company PRADCO will move its corporate offices to Birmingham and open a new distribution center in Shelby County, the company recently announced.
Shelby County governments ready to respond to winter weather
Shelby County communities are preparing for the possible arrival of winter weather tonight or Tuesday morning that many hope will not be a repeat of the Jan. 28 snowstorm that made roads nearly impassable with ice.