Shelby County

  Chelsea boy fights for life after golf cart accident, family asks for prayers

A young Chelsea boy is fighting for his life right now after being in a golf cart accident on Saturday.

  Fire departments offer free smoke detector maintenance

  Doctors say cold weather is a reminder to wash your hands

  Firefighters prepare for freezing temperatures

  Neighbors in Helena spring into action saving man’s life

  New software helps law enforcement track sex offenders

  Plans for new Shelby County services building near completion

Continued Coverage

  The 70th Shelby County Fair happening this week

  Controlled burn at Veterans Park in Alabaster to prepare for park expansion

  Good news! The Highway 119 widening project starts in December

  Alabaster moves forward with plans for Justice Center

  Too much Halloween Candy? Local Dentist collecting it for good cause

Federal government gives money to two Shelby County cities for drug prevention program

  Law enforcement ask parents to watch their teenagers this weekend

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office wants to make sure parents are keeping an eye on their teenagers as much as they are their little trick or treaters.

  Pelham sends bike patrol out Halloween night

Patrol officers are loading up their bike patrol unit to take to Halloween hot spots Thursday evening.

Woman dies after hit and run in Montevallo

The Shelby County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Martha Acevedo.

Shelby County man arrested on several charges in different cities

A Shelby County man is behind bars Tuesday on several charges including promoting prison contraband.

  Chelsea schools already seeing benefits from school sales tax increase

  Pelham proclaims “Halloween Safety Week”

  University of Montevallo named one of the top schools in the state

Meth trafficking arrest in Shelby County

  Shelby County making multiple arrests in new investigation efforts to keep drugs out of jail

  Bus drivers to parents: you can’t get on school buses

  Construction in Calera causing daily traffic wrecks

Calera Fire Department is working at about two wrecks a day that were caused by all the construction around the bridge replacement project.

  Pelham fire encourage parents to continue fire prevention awareness

The Pelham Fire Department just wrapped up a two week educational tour to schools across the city bringing awareness to fire safety.

  New worries for business owners on Highway 280

New worries from businesses blocked by construction work stalled on Highway 280.

  Shelby Co. Sheriff’s Office encouraging residents to lock their cars

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating multiple car break-ins that happened.

  Chelsea creates new website to better assist residents

The city of Chelsea has completely revamped its website with the goal to make it more user-friendly.

  Ramsay High School student found dead in hotel parking lot

Shelby County deputies said a 17-year-old boy was found dead in a parked car off Highway 280 early Sunday morning.

A warning from law enforcement for CBD users

There is a new warning from Alabama law enforcement officers involving the use of CBD products. The Drug task force wants folks to be very careful how and when they use this product.

  Pelham Fire Department offer citizens to be CPR certified

The Pelham Fire Department is working to make sure all their citizens are equipped with lifesaving skills.

UPDATE: Missing Shelby County girl found safe

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing girl.

  Compact 2020 educates some Calera parents on new pressures students face

Calera Middle School had parents inside the classroom Wednesday while students are on fall break. They were learning about issues students are facing in and out of the classroom.

  Project addressing traffic near Helena Elementary moves forward

A lot of projects are moving forward to improve traffic on Highway 261. The surveying is finished for the project in front of Helena Elementary.

Correction officers say man tried to smuggle drugs into jail using reading glasses

They have charged him with promoting prison contraband and other charges.

  Laws for hunters change this year

Bow hunting season and hunting laws in Alabama have changed this year.

  Chelsea looking to citizens to help decide growth

The city of Chelsea is growing quickly and leaders are looking for your help to come up with a vision to guide the growth.

  Shelby County bus drivers attend armed intruder training

Shelby County bus drivers received a special type of training Monday morning.

  Over 50 people arrested so far in Operation Closeout

Almost a dozen people were arrested last Thursday for sex trafficking.

  Caregiver accused of stealing money from elderly veteran

Calera police have arrested Tiffany Diane Absher.

  City warns drivers about paving project in Pelham

A paving project is starting up in Pelham Friday that may cause some delays over the next few days.

  Calera bridge project ‘on schedule’ to be complete by end of year

Officials from ALDOT say the bridge replacement project over I-65 in Calera is scheduled to be finished by the end of the year.

  Firefighters travel to bring awareness to breast cancer

A group of firefighters is raising awareness for breast cancer.

Multiple arrested in Shelby County prostitution sting

11 people were arrested after a yearlong undercover investigation.

Paving to start in part of Pelham

Thursday Pelham city leaders announced an upcoming paving project.

  Woman arrested in Pelham, charged with trafficking meth

A Pelham woman is behind bars after a traffic stop.

Pelham and ALDOT work together on local bridge project

Construction project coming to Pelham

  Local gun range helps hunters sight in their rifle

A resource is helping hunters get ready for the season,

  Schools seeing early flu impact this year

The flu is hitting schools early this year which is why school systems are encouraging parents to get their children a flu shot early.

Deputies arrest man for stealing Shelby Co. school bus

Investigators say a Shelby County man is behind bars after stealing a Shelby County school bus.

  Montevallo hosts National Night Out in Orr Park

Families gathered to meet their first responders face to face.

Old Bakers Farm Pumpkin Patch is open

Are you ready to shop for the great pumpkin?

UPDATE: Traffic moving after collision involving train shuts down Hwy. 261 in Helena

There have no been any injuries reported.

  Investigators say man walked out of Walmart with two TVs

Investigators said a man walked out of the Chelsea Walmart with two televisions he didn’t pay for.

  Pelham adds AED devices all over city

The Pelham Fire Department is working to install life saving equipment at public city facilities.

  Alabaster Fire Department honors Breast Cancer Awareness month

Alabaster Firefighters are doing their part to remember and honor those who have been impacted by breast cancer.

  Pelham Fire Department raises money for breast cancer research

The Pelham Fire Department is hosting a month-long breast cancer fundraiser.

  Victim of alleged Shelby County streaker speaks out

A serial streaker in Shelby county has struck and

  Businesses take a hit as drought worsens in Shelby County

WBRC FOX6 Chief meteorologist J-P Dice said Shelby County is seeing some of the worst drought conditions in Alabama. Some business owners said it’s taking a lot more money to maintain their operations.

Helena Hollow opens pumpkin patch Saturday

Helena Hollow has some fall fun for the whole family.

  Large amounts of Meth being trafficked through central Alabama

The Shelby County drug enforcement task force has alarming information involving the Mexican cartel bringing in massive amounts of methamphetamine through Alabama.

  Helena leaders organizing anti-bullying event at Helena Middle School

Leaders in Helena are coming together for an all-day presentation for students at Helena Middle School focused on bullying and conflict resolution.

  Alabaster student surprised with Magic Moments trip to Disney

Huge smiles and hugs Thursday when 10-year-old Kayleigh was surprised with the news she is going to Disney World on behalf of Magic Moments.

  Compact 2020 urging parents to talk to teens about vaping

Shelby County’s Compact 2020 warning people about the dangers of these products.

  Pelham Fire Chief asks residents to be extra alert during drought

Drought conditions continue to create fire hazards across the state.

  Montevallo Elementary gets $10,000 Sensory Path that expands outside

Administrators are investing in student's mental health.

Authorities searching for escaped work release inmate in Shelby County

Authorities are asking for your help locating an inmate who left his assigned work release location Wednesday morning.

Congressman Palmer visits Pelham Park Middle for National Principals Month

Palmer shadowed the principal, Dr. Hefner, because October is National Prinicipals Month.

  Chelsea shoppers paying more after tax increase

Folks in Chelsea will officially be paying more when they buy things because the sales tax increased Tuesday.

  Shelby County man arrested for flashing woman, it’s his 6th arrest

A Shelby County man was arrested over the weekend for exposing himself to a woman inside a store.

  Shelby County Investigators search for theft suspect

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

  Pelham City Schools starts “Digital Days” to protect and educate students

Pelham City Schools are working to make sure their students are using social media wisely

  I-65 soon to be three lanes from Pelham through Alabaster

You can expect heavy delays on I-65 for the next two evenings.

Police searching for woman suspected in several Shelby Co. car break-ins

Police said the woman may be with an African-American man who has tattoos on both arms and legs. They are traveling in a 2014 Buick Verano with damage to the driver’s side

  Additional lanes will open on I-65 in Pelham/Alabaster area

Opening more lanes on I-65 should decrease travel headaches.

Traffic warning for Helena drivers

Helena High School homecoming parade will impact traffic Thursday evening.

  Public safety heroes honored in Shelby County

An event to show appreciation for first responders in Shelby County.

  More steps taken to fix Highway 261 traffic congestion

Things are looking good for the road widening project on Highway 261.

  Some local farmers losing thousands of dollars from drought

Farmers in Shelby County are being hit hard by the current drought conditions.

  Shelby County Arts Center starting to open in phases

The Shelby County Art Center at Old Mills Square is starting to open up room by room for events.

  Upgrades coming to Veterans Park in Alabaster

The upgrades would include more sports fields, more parking, and improvements to the entrance.