7 hrs ago
Shelby County's water rate hike will likely hit Alabaster, Sterrett-Vandiver customers
The Alabaster Water Board is anticipating raising its costs to customers in light of Shelby County Water Services' rate hike that takes effect in April and continues annually through 2018.
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11 hrs ago
White Rock Quarries' limestone mining plan in Vincent has public hearing March 20
The Alabama Department of Environmental Management is holding a public hearing on March 20 concerning air and water permit applications filed by White Rock Quarries LLC for a controversial proposed limestone quarry.
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Dream Mecca Artist Group exhibit starts March 13 at Shelby County Arts Council
COLUMBIANA, Alabama -- The Shelby County Arts Council will shine the spotlight on a diverse group of five Alabama-based artists in a new exhibit starting March 13. The Dream Mecca Artist Group has its roots at the Daniel Day Art Gallery in Birmingham.
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Free basic carpentry course for adults starting April 1 in Columbiana
Students of the debut adult carpentry course held by the Shelby County School District and the Home Builders' Association of Alabama Foundation work during the class last fall.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Car break-in spree under investigation in Shelby County
The rash of burglaries happened last week in northern Shelby County. It is the second spate of break-ins in that area.
Charges: Alabaster man attacked individual, locked victim in shed
Robert Warren Young Jr., 28, of Alabaster has been arrested on charges accusing him of attacking an individual and locking the victim in a shed to avoid police detection.
Senate blocks Debo Adegbile nomination
Debo Adegbile, special counsel, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, speaks with reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, after arguments in the Shelby County, Ala., v.
Chelsea on annexing neighborhoods: 'Pelham has got to make the decision'
Chelsea Mayor Earl Niven has had discussions with subdivisions located in Pelham that border Chelsea's city limits concerning de-annexation.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Montevallo shooting suspect faces charges in Columbiana pizza place robbery
A suspect already in jail for the Jan. 20 Montevallo shooting that seriously injured a woman has been charged with robbing a pizza restaurant in Columbiana at gunpoint the previous day.
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Pinson inmate dies in Shelby County Jail
At about 4:45 a.m. Monday, inmate Brandon Lee Hays, 27, was found unresponsive by corrections employees while delivering breakfast.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Robotics and automated manufacturing course starting this fall for Shelby County students
Shelby County School District students in grades 10th through 12th will be able to learn about robotics and automated manufacturing through a course starting this fall.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
School separation negotiations between Pelham, Shelby County involving Chelsea zoning concerns
Pelham City Schools Superintendent Tim Alford speaks during the Pelham Town Hall meeting on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.
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.
Servpro of Birmingham building new headquarters in Pelham
Servpro of Birmingham is developing a 7-acre site at Huntley Parkway and County Road 11 in Pelham for its new headquarters.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Shelby County government highlights 2013 successes on business front
Just four months into the fiscal year, Shelby County's general fund coffers have collected nearly $500,000 more than projected for the first third of the year.
Senator pushing for teacher pay raise
Friends of Kevin Turner are determined to climb one of the world's highest mountains, just to show how much they care.
No chemical threat found from train stopped in Helena, officials report
HELENA, Alabama -- Shelby County emergency personnel determined "no hazardous substance leaking" from a train that had been stopped in Helena late Tuesday night due to concerns about a potential chemical substance , according to officials.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Accused cow killer pleads not guilty in Shelby County shooting deaths
One of two men facing charges accusing them of shooting and killing 10 Black Angus cows on a Wilsonville property in July 2012 has pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect.
Montevallo's paving project will start with more than two dozen streets this year
The City of Montevallo is expecting to get bids on 25 streets due for patching and paving under the first phase of a project that could reach as much as $1.5 million.