Man gets 15 years for robbery of elderly woman

A 36-year-old Alabaster man will spend the next 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to robbing an elderly woman in the parking lot ... Read more

Looking for something to do for Independence Day?

Looking for something to do for Independence Day?

Looking for something to do to celebrate America’s birthday over the next few weeks? Several Shelby County cities are holding celebrations ranging from fireworks to ... Read more

Reporter takes editorial, ad awards in state contest

Shelby County Newspapers, Inc. took more than 25 awards in the Alabama Press Association’s Better Newspaper and Advertising contests. Read more

Ward: State at ‘crossroads’ with prison system

Ward: State at ‘crossroads’ with prison system

If Alabama does not find a way to reduce overcrowding in its prison system, it could bankrupt the state, according to state Sen. Cam Ward, ... Read more