First Lady of Alabama congratulates VIS students

First Lady of Alabama congratulates VIS students

Valley Intermediate School students received special congratulations from First Lady of Alabama Dianne Bentley on Oct. 22 for their accomplishment in the 2014 Scholastic Summer ... Read more | Add your comment

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Pelham businesses host trick-or-treating event

Looking to trick-or-treat but not stay out too late? Several members of the Pelham business community are offering a fun, safe and earlier alternative to ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Police looking for suspects wanted in armed robbery | Add your comment
  2. Pelham man sentenced to life in prison for 2012 triple-murder | Add your comment
  3. Belle Vista leases to terminate July 31, 2015 | Add your comment

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Jury finds Pelham man guilty in triple-murder

After slightly more than two hours of deliberation, a jury found Jon Ingram Staggs Jr., 22, guilty on five counts of capital murder for the ... Read more | Add your comment

Pelham named Google’s 2014 eCity of Alabama

Pelham named Google’s 2014 eCity of Alabama

Pelham was recognized as Google's 2014 eCity of Alabama, an award given to the strongest online business communities in each state. Read more | Add your comment

Witnesses describe night of Pelham triple-homicide

The prosecution and defense both gave closing arguments on Oct. 17 in a triple homicide trial regarding the deaths of three men found shot inside ... Read more | Add your comment

It’s here: Carly’s Clubhouse design revealed

It’s here: Carly’s Clubhouse design revealed

After gathering input from more than 1,000 children and community members from both the typical and special needs community, the schematic drawing of Carly’s Clubhouse ... Read more | Add your comment

Medical examiner testifies in triple homicide trial

The jury in a triple homicide trial heard testimony from the medical examiner regarding the autopsy reports of three men found shot in Pelham’s Chandalar ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Man sentenced in meth lab, drug smuggling operation | Add your comment
  2. Action! Open casting call coming to Pelham for upcoming movie | Add your comment
  3. Unicyclists take the trails at OMSP | Add your comment
  4. OMSP awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence | Add your comment
  5. Have a hoot with Owl-O-Ween | Add your comment
  6. Local business gives back | Add your comment
  7. Master planning under way for Pelham City Park | Add your comment
  8. UPDATED: Missing diver’s body found in Pelham | Add your comment
  9. VIS students top Alabama in Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge | Add your comment
  10. Drug take back box available at Pelham Police Department | Add your comment
  11. UPDATED: High-tech sonar creating a 3-D map of quarry floor | Add your comment
  12. Crosscreek Baptist Church blesses furry, feathered and scaly friends | Add your comment
  13. Best-selling author and local food headline the Taste of Pelham | Add your comment
  14. UPDATED: Divers search area of interest, 80 percent of quarry covered | Add your comment
  15. Mercer chosen as tenth Mother Ginger | Add your comment
  16. UPDATED: Search for missing diver a ‘very tedious’ operation | Add your comment
  17. Public hearing focuses on Pelham water rates | Add your comment
  18. RMS students prepare for Junior United Nations of Alabama conference | Add your comment
  19. DHR heads seek dismissal of sex crimes lawsuit | Add your comment
  20. UPDATED: Nearly 45 percent of quarry searched, diver still missing | Add your comment
  21. Bogdanchik promoted to RMS assistant principal position | Add your comment
  22. Two men arrested for sexual abuse of a child | Add your comment
  23. Rep. Bachus joins RMS students for breakfast | Add your comment
  24. PHS advanced art students going to Atlanta | Add your comment


Panthers rout Cavaliers on homecoming night

Panthers rout Cavaliers on homecoming night

Pelham quarterback Logan Burnett threw for six touchdowns and a two-point conversion on Oct. 17, leading the Panthers to a 47-0 victory over the John ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Hope hangs on for win over Ezekiel | Add your comment
  2. Lions down Pelham on rain-soaked night | Add your comment
  3. Panthers knock off Lions in county matchup | Add your comment

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OPINION: Again, LNLC is not a failing school

If you’ve ever spent any time at Pelham’s Linda Nolen Learning Center, I think you’d be hard-pressed to consider it a “failing school.” Read more | Add your comment

Conversations with Connie

Searching for scholarships

“One important fact to remember about finding scholarship money is that it takes work,” said Pelham ... Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor


Pair of local schools combating childhood obesity

Two schools in Shelby County recently got a healthy dose of financial help from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama to help combat childhood obesity ... Read more | Add your comment