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Birmingham doing better than others in home equity
There are around 9.1 million homes with mortgages that are still underwater, meaning the owner owes 25 percent or more than the value's property.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Sterrett-Vandiver Water System increases rates in response to Shelby County's hike
The Sterrett-Vandiver Water System's rate increase comes as a response to Shelby County's decision to raise the monthly cost for its customers.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Authorities investigate bomb threat in Montevallo
University of Montevallo students, faculty and staff are being told to avoid part of Main Street in downtown Montevallo because of an apparent bomb threat.
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.
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
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 NEGU run ready to raise money for children June 28 in Columbiana
In front of Shelby County sheriff's personnel at the second annual Shelby County NEGU benefit run in Columbiana on June 29, 2013, are beneficiaries Ezra Hunt with mom Pippa Hunt, Cayden Atchison with mom Karen Atchison, Amy Windham holding a photo collage of youngest daughter Halle Scott, Tripp Nichols with mom Jessica Nichols, and Connor Sanders ... (more)
Shelby County coal mining plan that will close part of Road 270 gets initial approval
Shelby County Commissioner Jon Parker says an Alabaster company's plan extract coal from beneath County Road 270 in the Pea Ridge area will not affect the route through Brantleyville west of Alabaster.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Matt Pitt released from jail in Shelby County
A local evangelist serving time for impersonating a peace officer was released from the Shelby County Jail on Sunday morning.
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.
Firefighters rescue trapped man in Bibb County mobile home blaze this morning
BIBB COUNTY, Alabama -- Three people were transported to hospitals following a mobile home fire in the Six Mile community in Bibb County this morning.
Shelby County planning to raze health facility in Columbiana for senior center
Shelby County government is considering razing the vacant health department building across from Columbiana City Hall on Mildred Street to create a senior citizens center.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Shelby County man killed in ATV accident
Alabama State Troopers tell CBS42 37-year-old Larry Hal Dyer Pierce, Jr. was driving an ATV down County Road 331 about six miles south of Alabaster when he lost control and overturned around 11:20 p.m. Troopers say Pierce was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, and alcohol may have been involved.
Anonymous generosity highlights Oak Mountain High School special-needs students' prom...
Trent Key, Emily Duncan, Binh Nguyen, and Laura Ann Davenport attend Oak Mountain High School's prom at the Cahaba Grand on April 5, 2014.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
'Menace' who vowed shootout with cops finally captured in early-morning chase
A Birmingham man who was fired on by U.S. Marshals before he escaped their dragnet last month was captured early Friday after a chase in Jefferson County.
Shelby County Sheriff's Office national accreditation process has public hearing Monday
SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- A meeting to gain public comments about the Shelby County Sheriff's Office in its efforts to achieve national accreditation will be at 7 p.m. on Monday.
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
Shelby County Special Olympics held in Calera with students from Shelby County and...
Students from Shelby County and Alabaster City schools filed into Ricky Carnes Stadium in Calera, Ala.
Oak Mountain students returning to schools after crash ruptures gas line
The Shelby County Sheriff's Office closed Alabama Highway 119 at about 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 10, 2014, due to a crash at the intersection of Cahaba Valley Trace.
Wed Apr 09, 2014