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Forced prostitution, heroin distribution alleged in Shelby County arrest
A Birmingham man is behind bars in Shelby County on charges that he required a woman to prostitute herself and had heroin for distribution, according to court documents filed Tuesday.
Shelby County government defending ban on guns in its public buildings
A founding member of the gun-rights group BamaCarry questioned the Shelby County Commission this morning to justify its policies banning firearms from county buildings.
Shelby County man pleads guilty, sentenced, on robbery and burglary charges
A Shelby County man is to serve 18 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised probation after pleading guilty Tuesday to robbery and burglary charges related to separate incidents in 2010 and 2011 in which items, including televisions and a riding lawnmower, were taken.
Attorney General Luther Strange Announces Convictions of Robbery and Burglary in Shelby County
Brandon Mershon Hill, 28, of Columbiana, pleaded guilty yesterday in Shelby County Circuit Court to second-degree robbery and third-degree burglary.
AARP to offer driving class in Columbiana
AARP's two-day "Smart Driver" class is scheduled to begin Aug. 26 at Harrison Regional Library, 50 Lester St. The class -- which runs between 9 a.m. and noon each day -- is geared toward drivers age 50 and older but is open to everyone.
Saddle Lake Farms residents approve annexation into Alabaster
Saddle Lake Farms residents Dana Clement and Jordan Hosey give each other a high-five after reading results of the special election in which voters approved annexation into Alabaster on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Shelby County Arts Council accepting entries for annual Juried Art Show
SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama - The Shelby County Arts Council is accepting submissions for its sixth annual Juried Art Show until midnight Aug. 10. Amateur and professional artists can digitally submit up to three pieces for consideration in the show.
Steve Martin leaves a legacy after 26 years on Shelby County school board
SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- Ellie Glasscox was the first superintendent at the Shelby County School District to serve with fledgling Board of Education member Steve Martin back in the mid-'80s.
A $1,000 handcrafted pen? Check out these writing instruments made in Alabama
COLUMBIANA, Alabama - Phil Morris has been turning pens from his garage workshop crating one of a kind instruments ranging from functional to ornate.