Oak Mountain grad Ameen Barghi named Rhodes Scholar

Next fall Barghi will be one of 32 U.S. students to receive an all-expenses-paid graduate education at Oxford University in England as a part of the prestigious scholarship program. more »

Nov 25, 2014 6:45 PM News

What are you thankful for?

Thanksgiving is on Thursday and area third-graders are sharing the things they are thankful for this year. more »

Oct 27, 2014 4:56 PM People/Places

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Steps of hope

Jimmie Hale Mission’s executive director addressed the Greater Shelby Chamber at its annual Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 25. more »

Nov 25, 2014 8:02 PM People/Places

The Decked Out Dash provides an opportunity for the individuals who participate in the Arc of Jefferson County's programs to have a good time and get dressed up while also promoting a healthy lifestyle.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Decked out

For the past five years, The Arc of Jefferson County has put on the Decked Out Dash 5K and One-Mile Run. more »

Nov 24, 2014 8:29 PM People/Places

Spain Park's Ryan Kendall is likely headed to Wichita State on a scholarship.

Photo by Keith McCoy.

Prep bowling coming down the alley

High school bowling has come to Alabama. more »

Nov 24, 2014 8:49 PM Sports

Nicholas Carlisle raised $2,800 for his People to People trip by selling wreaths to honor fallen veterans.

Photo by Madison Miller.

Wreaths of gratitude

In June, Nicholas Carlisle student launched a campaign to raise funds for himself and for veterans through Wreaths Across America more »

Nov 24, 2014 8:14 PM People/Places

(left) Pablo’s owner Jack Lin, left, said eight out of 10 people who come in to the Colonnade location ask for longtime employee Putu.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Pablo’s Restaurante & Cantina

For the past 15 years, Jack, Sue and Susan Lin have owned Pablo’s Restaurante & Cantina at the Colonnade off U.S. 280. more »

Sep 22, 2014 8:07 PM Businesses

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