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Montevallo mayor hosting meeting for business owners, others June 12
MONTEVALLO, Alabama -- Montevallo Mayor Hollie Cost is getting ready to host the city's second meeting focusing on supporting local businesses.
Sun May 19, 2013
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Josiah Middaugh wins in - Bama
Josiah Middaugh captured the Eighth annual Xterra Southeast Championship at Oak Mountain State Park on a rainy Saturday in Shelby County, Ala.
Sat May 18, 2013
Trinity wins fight over move to U.S. 280
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The Alabama Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal in the fight over Trinity Medical Center's plan to relocate, clearing the way for Trinity to move to the unfinished HealthSouth hospital building on U.S. 280.
Fri May 17, 2013
Harpersville mayor: Loss of court revenue causing budget shortfall
HARPERSVILLE, Alabama -- Last summer Harpersville lost its municipal court amid controversy over its operations, and the city government is starting to feel the financial ripple effects.
Thu May 16, 2013
Pelham plans for vacant Moore-Handley property making progress with Summer Classics
PELHAM, Alabama -- The Pelham City Council is considering a $3.275 million loan as well as unspecified tax breaks to Shelby County-based outdoor furniture company Summer Classics in a deal that will renew life to the vacant Moore-Handley property on Highway 31.
Wed May 15, 2013
Shelby County Arts Council prepares Summer Performance Series
SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- The Shelby County Arts Council is getting ready to start its Summer Performance Series with a variety of shows lined up for the season.
Shelby County Juvenile Detention Center using musical therapy program this summer
SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- The Shelby County Juvenile Detention Center will use music therapy classes this summer through the Shelby County Arts Council.
Tue May 14, 2013
Shelby County ready to improve intersection at Hwy. 70 and County Road 26
The Shelby County Commission is paving the way for two major road improvement projects that include the addition of turn lanes and ultimately a traffic light on State Highway 70 at County Road 26 west of Columbiana.
Mon May 13, 2013
New Alabaster school board member rises to leadership post at first meeting
Alabaster Board of Education member Derek Henderson at his first meeting tonight received a warm welcome that included a show of respect from his fellow leaders.
Shelby County approves historical marker for Arkwright area near Vincent
On many maps it's not even a dot, but the Arkwright area near the small rural community of Vincent in northeast Shelby County will soon get a roadside marker that spotlights the area's landmarks.
Shelby County vehicle, driver licensing offices adding two clerks
Perhaps the length of time waiting in lines in Shelby County's vehicle tags and driver's licensing offices will find some relief with commissioners unanimously approving putting two clerk positions back into the fold.
Shelby County sheriff faces budget shortfall concerns, service reductions
Shelby County Sheriff Chris Curry this morning expressed ongoing concerns about an anticipated budget shortfall, a reduction in services and resulting risks to the public during a meeting with commissioners this morning.
Sun May 12, 2013
Shelby Co. School of Technology car show May 18 raising money for students in SkillsUSA...
The Shelby County School of Technology in Columbiana has postponed to May 18 its car show that will help raise money for students who recently won at the Alabama SkillsUSA competition in Birmingham.
Columbiana's Never Ever Give Up benefit race offers another chance to help kids
The organizer of a 5K run happening in Columbiana on June 29 to raise money for two Shelby County children with health issues is hosting another event the same day to help three others.
Attorney for Shelby County residents is only black lawyer Supreme Court justices see this term
In roughly 75 hours of arguments at the Supreme Court since October, only one African-American lawyer appeared before the justices, and for just over 11 minutes.
Thu May 09, 2013
Alabaster's CityFest starting the day's festivities June 1 with a new 5K race
Before the 11th annual CityFest musical festivities start June 1 in Alabaster, people can kick off the day by participating in the new 5K race.
Camp Coleman cannot be replaced
As a Brownie Scout, I camped at Camp Coleman in 1943 and through high school. If opposition to the sale of Camp Coleman were based on sentiment, I am the most qualified in Birmingham to object.
Wed May 08, 2013
Bond reduced for Chelsea Middle School gunman, who attorneys say was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia
A Shelby County judge reduced bond this morning for a 21-year-old Chelsea man charged with five counts of kidnapping and making a terrorist threat after allegedly holding five girls at gunpoint at Chelsea Middle School in February.
Tue May 07, 2013
Chelsea leaders pass 1 percent sales tax hike to fund community projects
The Chelsea City Council tonight approved a 1 percent sales tax increase effective July 1 that will generate funding for roughly $10 million in planned projects including a community center, numerous sports playing areas, road improvements and more.
Visionary from Medjugorje who has apparitions of Virgin Mary will return to Alabama, July 1-5
A visionary from Medjugorje in Bosnia-Herzegovina who says she has daily apparitions of the Virgin Mary will return to Alabama from July 1 through July 5. Marija Lunetti, one of six Croatian youths who reported that the mother of Jesus began visiting them in 1981, will stay for the week at the home of Terry Colafrancesco, founder of Caritas of ... (more)