Shelby County

  Pelham company making hand sanitizers

Research Solutions has donated hand sanitizer to Pelham first responders and the Christ Health Center.

Man turns himself in, accused of robbing woman at Riverchase Galleria

  Shelby Co. deputies take 2 suspects in custody in vehicle break-ins

  Person injured from fall at Peavine Falls, rescued by helicopter

Shelby Co. Sheriff’s Office looking for missing 18-year-old

Shelby Co. license offices closing for 2 weeks starting Wednesday

  University of Montevallo delaying commencement

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Missing Senior Alert issued for 87-year-old man in Shelby County

  Shelby Co. teenager with COVID-19: This is no joke

City of Pelham launches a website for coronavirus information

Parent reports Helena High School student has coronavirus

Calera High School student reports positive test for coronavirus

Alabaster declares state of emergency

Pelham facilities temporarily closing over coronavirus concerns

City Hall offices, Revenue offices and the Pelham Waterworks Department will remain open for regular business during normal business hours.

  University of Montevallo extending spring break then moving classes online

President John W. Stewart III announced Friday that spring break will begin March 16 and last two weeks.

  Shelby Baptist CMO honored for medical leadership

One of Shelby Baptist Hospital’s doctors made the list of 2020 African American Leaders in Healthcare to Know.

  University of Montevallo building new addition for College of Business

The University of Montevallo is adding on to their business school.

  ‘I’m so speechless’: Pelham student surprised with service dog on Good Day Alabama

  University of Montevallo to open new Center of the Arts this summer

  Attacking vaping in Helena Schools

  Shelby County Sheriff’s Office holding firearm safety classes

Missing Shelby County teenager found safe

Pelham spring cleaning days announced

  Pelham will soon open part of the new green trail

The city of Pelham is almost finished with the first phase of their new 6.3 mile greenway trail through the city.

  Don’t forget to spring forward this weekend for daylight saving time

We’re going to lose one hour of sleep and doctors say that loss has a bigger impact on your body than you think.

Shelby County Commission sets date to vote on Coosa River Bridge Express

The bridge would connect I-65 to Highway 280.

  University of Montevallo works with international students to limit coronavirus exposure

Like several other schools, the University of Montevallo is making plans for the coronavirus.

  A new look at the Shelby County Services Building plans

It is being built just off Highway 280.

  Job fair coming to Pelham

You don’t just have to be from the Pelham area to participate.

Compassion Experience gives insight into poverty

The Compassion Experience is an interactive exhibit featuring replicas of the homes and environments of real children who have grown up under the weight of extreme poverty.

GRAPHIC: The infant’s injuries are horrific, Alabaster man faces charges of abuse

Investigators say they were called to Children’s Hospital of Alabama on February 13, 2020, to investigate a child abuse report.

Shelby County shelter pup to be a stage star

Shelby County High School’s drama class is putting on a production of Annie.

  Shelby County State of the Communities

Several mayors talked about how their communities are continuing to see a lot of growth.

  3 teens captured in Helena following early morning-chase in stolen vehicle

Police say the car was stolen in Alabaster and wrecked off Highway 17 during a chase.

Black Keys to rock Pelham Summer 2020

The 35-date tour will stop at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre on September 2.

  Alabaster Fire Department hosts training for fire departments across state

The Alabaster Fire Department is hosting a big training event this week for about 30 departments from all around the state.

  Project for new Shelby County Services building now underway

The demolition of the Blackwater Sports Performance building started this week and will be complete in March 2020.

  More new businesses, including Slice Pizza, coming to downtown Montevallo

“Well on the horizon we are expecting a new Mexican restaurant, we are expecting a new barbecue restaurant, (and) Slice Pizza is planning to open in April. We also have a few other businesses that we have yet to disclose."

Rain delays The Festival of Tulips

The field features more than 100,000 breathtaking tulips in the region’s only you-pick tulip field.

  Alabaster looks to develop 160 acres off Highway 119

The Alabaster city council approved a master plan to be done on how the city can best develop 160 acres of land right off Highway 119.

  Pelham Fire works to help aging population

The Pelham Fire Department is receiving special training this week to help serve the elderly population.

American Village celebrates 20 years of educating students

The American Village has helped educate 750,000 students over the last two decades.

University of Montevallo freezes tuition

The University of Montevallo made the decision to freeze tuition for the second year in a row.

UPDATE: Missing 17-year-old girl in Shelby Co. found safe

Missing 17-year-old from Shelby Co. found safe

  Llama, llama loves Valentine’s Day!

For $50 Helena Hollows will bring a llama to you to surprise your significant other.

  Alabaster firefighters warn overnight weather could bring trees down

Alabaster firefighters say spots in their city had over four inches of rain since Monday.

  Pelham looking into flooding issues in Holland Lakes neighborhood

The Holland Lakes neighborhood in Pelham saw some major flooding issues, but now all of that water is gone and residents are shocked how quickly the water receded.

  Highway 13 still closed in Helena after flooding

First responders are keeping a close eye on roadways in Shelby County as the rain continues to fall there.

Blount County man charged with enticing a child in Helena

Christopher James Pugh was charged with Enticing a Child for Immoral Purposes in Shelby County.

  NWS: EF-2 tornado hit Shelby County, EF-0 hit Helena

The NWS says investigators will revisit the area when they can get better visual access.

  Thompson’s Jace Jones breaks 7A State Record in 3200 meter run

Thompson distance runner and Alabama signee Jace Jones broke the 7A state record with a time of 9:22 at the AHSAA State Indoor Track Championships.

Welcome home, Eli!

Eli was riding around the neighborhood with three other friends when he was thrown from the golf cart.

  Trees down, damage across Helena

The neighborhoods affected are primarily off of Oak View Lane and Moss Bend where trees are down on power lines.

‘Blue Alert’ created after Pelham Officer’s murder

The Blue Alert sent Wednesday morning around 1:00 read, "BLUE ALERT - Black 4 door 2003 BMW 325 ISA, Alabama tag 2495AS2 and missing a bumper." It was later updated to include the suspect's name, Preston Johnson, and his photo.

  Chelsea Park Elementary gets 75 Chromebooks from tax increase

Chelsea Park Elementary has a $24,000 grant coming their way thanks to the one cent sales tax increase.

  Some Shelby County residents speak out against Coosa River Express

Some folks in Shelby County are speaking out against the proposed Coosa River Express.

  Shelby County EMA seeing success from new alert system

The Shelby County EMA wants to remind folks to sign up for their new alert system.

  Shelby County housing market offers buyers more for less

If you are looking to buy a home, your money might go further in Shelby County.

  Shelby County Sheriff looking to fill six positions

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is still trying to fill several open positions.

Shelby County authorities looking for missing 17-year-old girl

Shelby County authorities need your help finding a missing 17-year-old girl.

  Shelby County Chambers hold business outlook event

A University of Montevallo study predicts what business will look like in Shelby County in 2020.

  Traffic study to improve Highway 31 traffic in Pelham and Alabaster

City leaders are working with the Regional Planning Commission to get to the bottom of the traffic back up.

  Sheriff Samaniego talks about President Trumps Law Enforcement Commission

He is one of just 18 people to serve on the commission that will really tackle 15 top priority issues or problems.

  Calera leaders pass resolution to support Coosa bridge project

Ultimately Shelby County commissioners vote to approve the license for the project, but this is a way for Calera to let commissioners know they support the project.

  Biopharmaceutical company could bring more jobs to Chelsea

A biopharmaceutical company is looking to potentially expand their US headquarters into Chelsea.

  Keep pets inside when there are freezing temperatures outside

Vets say do not leave your animal outside for more than a few hours during the day.

1 dead after wreck involving Shelby Co. school bus

A person died Tuesday afternoon after being involved in a crash with a Shelby County school bus.

  Pipes bursting from frigid temps

Experts encourage neighbors to turn up their heat to help keep your pipes warm and also leave one faucet dripping.

  Doctors say we could see another peak in the flu

Shelby County doctors saw a peak in the flu over Christmas, but with cold temperatures keeping people indoors they expect to see another peak.

  Alabaster students celebrate 100 days of school

Students in some grades dressed as 100-year-olds to celebrate the 100th day of school.

  Free training for management and leadership jobs in Shelby County

The leadership courses focus on skills that all leaders, supervisors, or managers need to be more effective

  Human Trafficking Awareness Month in Pelham

The city of Pelham is working to bring more awareness to human trafficking by making January Human Trafficking Awareness Month.

  Shelby County authorities looking for credit card fraud suspect

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is working to solve a crime that happened at the Chelsea Walmart.

  Pelham looks to make parks and recreation master plan

The city of Pelham is working to improve parks and recreations and the city wants you to get involved in the process.

  Public meeting Monday about proposed Coosa River Bridge

Shelby County people interested in the project plan to attend the meeting in Talladega County.

Shelby Co. deputies investigating stolen items from 280 business

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office needs your help finding this man.

Incident at Kenzie Apartments peacefully resolved

Authorities are asking residents at the Kenzie Apartments to shelter in place at this time.

A Childersburg man is accused of sexually abusing a child over a five-year period

Hill is accused of abusing a child from 2014-2019.

  Helena PD: Use this video as a warning to lock your car doors

The Neighbors post said, “Some people were in St Charles Place and Jackson Square last night trying to steal stuff. Luckily our cars were locked.”

  Pelham council hires company to help with city hall plans

The city of Pelham has not used the building since March and since then, they have worked to figure out the best way to move forward.

No injuries reported in Montevallo house fire

The home is on Brindle Lane in Montevallo.