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Pelham Business Council will meet April 22 at Pelham Civic Complex
Pelham City Councilman Ron Scott talks about ways to improve the city's retail environment during the quarterly Pelham Business Council meeting at the Pelham Civic Complex and Ice Arena on Jan. 21, 2014.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Shelby County School District showcases achievements, progress
After speaking about the benefits of his education in the Shelby County School District, Oak Mountain High School 2011 graduate Ameen Barghi chats with Superintendent Randy Fuller at an event to showcase the educational system at the Pelham Civic Complex and Ice Arena on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
Oak Mountain State Fair in Pelham kicking off Thursday, ending April 27
The Oak Mountain State Fair at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham is offering music, entertainment and carnival rides from April 17-27, 2014.
Shelby County agency identifies 79 homes, businesses with flood damage
SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- The Shelby County Emergency Management Agency has identified 79 homes and businesses with structural damage caused by the flooding that occurred April 7. "There were basically about four areas of the county that we actually went and surveyed," Emergency Management Agency Supervisor Hubbard Harvey said in an interview ... (more)
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Odds high that Pelham neighborhood will flood again at some point
PELHAM, Ala. - Penny Kakoliris hopes she'll never have to go through what she's experienced over the past week ever again.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Oak Mountain State Park could get more bike lanes on Findlay Drive
Shelby County government is applying for a grant to develop six-foot bike lanes on John Findlay Drive from the north trailhead to the back gate guard station at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham.
Shelby County approves $4.27 million paving bid that includes Pelham, Montevallo projects
Shelby County's $4.27 million bid award to Wiregrass Construction for numerous paving projects includes roads and streets proposed and funded by Montevallo and Pelham.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Six inches of rain does not seem like a lot. But 677 million gallons of rain?
I'm going to end the week as we started it with rain and some math that I hope will connect us a little better to all that water that covered so much on Monday.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Pelham accepting applications for Board of Education's Place 1 seat
Pelham Board of Education members include Paul Howell, Angie Hester, Brian Long, Barbara Regan and Rick Rhoades.
Cleanup continues in Chandalar Court in Pelham
Sterling Noble is working non-stop to restore his home to what it was like before Monday morning's flood.
Pelham pesticide operator pleads guilty to charges related to Georgia nursing homes
PELHAM, Alabama -- A Pelham man is scheduled for sentencing in a federal court in Georgia after he pleaded guilty last month to charges related to the misapplication of pesticides in nursing homes around the state.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Urban development contributes to severity of flash flooding, but the deluge has its...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The flash flooding that caused terror and destruction for families in some Birmingham-area neighborhoods is a result of urbanization, according to one scientist.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Pelham tennis tournament resumes play
Monday's rain didn't stop all of the action on the local tennis courts. But it did lead to some minor tweaking of the schedule.
Pelham approves $1.57 million repaving project for 23 streets
Stonehaven Trail between Highway 31 and Walker Way is part of the City of Pelham's roughly $1.57 million repaving project involving 23 streets.
Pelham residents start recovery process after Monday's flooding
PELHAM, Alabama -- The word "blessed" can be heard quite a bit in discussions about the flooding that hit Pelham homes on Monday.
Pelham forms Commercial Development Authority board to attract businesses
Pelham City Council member Ron Scott says the new Commercial Development Authority will help attract business opportunities to the community.
Storms sock the Southeast, killing 2 people
Severe thunderstorms dumped heavy rains across the Southeast on Monday and caused flash flooding in central Alabama, where crews in small boats and military trucks had to rescue dozens of people from their homes and cars.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Pelham apartment complex rezoning clears first reading; traffic improvements planned
An artist rendering of the proposed Grand Reserve at Pelham luxury apartment complex on Huntley Parkway south of the Publix shopping center near Shelby County Road 52 shows the development that previously had 232 units but has been downsized to 184 units.
Pelham flood evacuation efforts help upwards of 60 people in Greenpark, Chandalar Court
PELHAM, Alabama -- Pelham police and fire personnel with assistance from a Hoover rescue crew evacuated an estimated 60 or so people during flood-relief operations today at the Greenpark South mobile home neighborhood and the Chandalar Court area.