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Charge: Machete attack leads to jail for Leeds man Saturday night
John Thomas Lawler, 65, of Leeds faces a second-degree assault charge related to a machete attack.
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Shelby County replacing road signs to meet federal requirements
Shelby County government is in the process of replacing street and traffic signs on the roads for which it is responsible to meet federal requirements.
7 hrs ago
Shelby County man: Jailers tossed him in cell with inmate who had killed his great niece
Jailers intentionally placed him in the cell with Howard in an effort to elicit Young to retaliate and/or incite a fight with Howard" - lawsuit BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Ronnie Guy Young says in a federal lawsuit that he was seriously injured in a March 2012 attack after being placed in a Shelby County Jail cell with the man who had killed Young's ... (more)
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Here's what Jefferson County can learn from Hoover about non-bias hiring, says one...
The City of Hoover could be the model for Jefferson County when it comes to operating a personnel department that does not run afoul of discriminatory hiring practices, Commissioner Jimmie Stephens says.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Mother in jail for exposing newborn to prescription drugs; baby in hospital
Alicia Smith Douglas, who also goes by Alicia McClain, 36, of Montevallo, faces a charge of chemical endangerment of a child.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.