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Pelham triple-murder defendant Jon Staggs Jr. on track for Oct. 6 trial date
Prosecuting and defense attorneys in the case of a Pelham man accused of committing a triple murder in 2012 say they will be ready to hold a trial in the matter on Oct. 6, according to court documents.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Helena plane crash: 'God saved those people. We just happened to be there'
Ralph Watkins Jr. was helping his buddy Duane Lovelady fix a lawnmower before heading off to work his usual shift at Pizza Hut as a delivery driver when the explosion happened.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Three Helena firefighters treated for smoke, heat exposure after house blaze
A structure fire that caused heavy damage to a Helena home in the Old Cahaba subdivision on Tuesday evening also resulted in three firefighters seeking medical care due to the effects of heat and smoke.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
NTSB report: Plane that crashed in Helena lost engine power; pilot flew toward Bessemer Airport
HELENA, Alabama -- The engine of the private plane that crashed in Helena July 31 , injuring all four people onboard, lost power before the crash, according to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Helena High School opens for classes: 'This is our pride now'
With the group of 10th-graders filling rows of bleachers along one side of Helena High School's gymnasium this morning for the first day of classes, Assistant Principal David Butts quickly got their attention.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Montevallo Main Street Players performing 'The Glass Menagerie' on Aug. 14-17
Dallas Nolen of Hoover and Giselle Casadaban of Helena rehearse a scene from "The Glass Menagerie" produced by the Montevallo Main Street Players for shows Aug. 14-17, 2014.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Pelham school board picks site for new elementary off Highway 52
The Pelham Board of Education is acquiring 19.1 acres in the Oak Mountain Business Park off Highways 52 and 11 to serve as the site of a new elementary school.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
4 passengers survive small plane crash in Helena
The plane went down behind the Dancing Daylily Gardens in the 4300 block of Shades Crest Road.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
KSFO-AM San Francisco
Are Deadly Small Plane Accidents on the Rise?
Despite two deadly small plane accidents this week that killed a total of three people, including a young girl, and one Thursday that injured a family of four, experts say that it isn't necessarily a trend.
Small Plane Crashes in Helena
A small plane crashed near the Bessemer Airport Thursday afternoon. The plane went down on South Shades Crest Road in Helena.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Hey, students, here are five reasons to be excited about the new Helena High School
HELENA, Alabama - When Helena High School opens next month, the roughly 1,000 enrolled students in addition to teachers and staff will be treated to Shelby County School District's latest state-of-the-art institution.