Shelby County

  Shelby County organization makes big impact to workforce

Shelby County commission gives county employees a raise

  SafeHouse Shelby County holds gala to celebrate 30 years of service

Alabaster partnership to affordable wifi for students at home

  Entertainment area unlike any other in the state coming to Pelham

  Helena Elementary adds Sensory Path to help children deal with emotions

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  Shelby Co. investigators make meth bust at the Promenade

Missing Shelby Co. teen found safe

  Lunches to stimulate your child’s brain power throughout the day

  Shelby Co. Schools handling increased growth

Shelby County EMA warning people about the heat

  Alabaster holds free health fair Saturday

  The city of Alabaster planning to build on private property, residents forced out

Alabaster residents impacted by the city's plans to build, feel they are not getting a fair deal.

  Alabaster City Schools superintendent welcomes students back

New reading and math interventions are ready at Alabaster city schools

  Shelby County Schools work to finalize bus routes and hope drivers refresh on bus laws

Before kids hop on the school bus Thursday morning, they want to make sure both parents and drivers are freshened up on those safety tips.

  Shelby Co. Sheriff’s Office planning more patrols to help with back-to-school traffic

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office will have extra deputies patrolling Thursday as several schools in the county start back.

Chelsea passes 1-cent sales tax increase for schools

  Shelby Co. School Superintendent welcomes students back

  Alabaster moves two schools - that means new bus routes

  First look at plans for Valley Elementary in Pelham

Big crowd in Montevallo for the Just Show up Concert featuring Alessia Cara

Chelsea City Council votes on sales tax increase Aug 6th

  Helena looking at ways to improve Highway 261 near Helena Elementary

Helpful construction on roads in Helena, may not start for a while.

  Alabaster planning new justice center, but some property owners refuse to sell

Alabaster CIty council is making plans to broaden the city campus, but first, they will need some property owners to sell.

  Shelby County leaders gather for ‘state of the schools’ event

Leaders around Shelby County showed their support for all school systems in the county on Wednesday.

  Shelby Co. teachers learn how to incorporate STEAM into classroom

Hundreds of teachers from the Shelby County School System gathered to learn how to implement STEAM into their classrooms.

Montevallo prepares to host ‘Just Show Up’ Concert

Echosmith, AJ Mitchell and Stephen Puth are also set to perform.

  Argument leads to shooting in Chelsea on Sunday

A man has been arrested for an overnight shooting in Chelsea that sent one man to the hospital.

  Oak Mtn Elementary ready for school after fire

Tonight, Oak Mountain Elementary is fully repaired after a fire this summer in one of the classrooms.

  Arrest made in Chelsea shooting

Authorities say the shooting happened after two men got into a fight on Johnson Road.

Shelby Co. event hands out backpacks to foster kids

The Shelby County Foster Parent Association is hosting a back to school backpack drive to help foster kids in need.

  Pelham City leaders work to redevelop Valley Elementary

Exciting redevelopment plans could be coming to an old school in Pelham.

  Leeds High School students are welcomed back to school with new cell phone policy

Students need to be aware of cell phone policies, as they head back to school.

  Shelby Baptist event helps parents with “the birds and the bees” talk

Shelby Baptist is putting on an even to help young girls understand the changes of adolescents.

Shelby County administrators meet to prepare for upcoming school year

It is that time of year again: school leaders all over are preparing to welcome back their students.

  Luke Bryan concert causing traffic delays

The Luke Bryan concert at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater is expected to cause some traffic headaches.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office buying more than a dozen new patrol cars

With help from the county commission, the Shelby County Sheriff’s department is in the process of purchasing 16 new patrol cars.

  City leaders work to improve traffic on Highway 261

Helena’s mayor says he is meeting with the highway department to come up with solutions to fix traffic issues on Highway 261.

  Alabaster teachers get 4% raise early

Teachers all over our state will receive a pay raise this year after legislators passed a four percent pay increase this year.

  Leeds police are asking for help identifying two men

Leeds police need your help finding these two men.

  Grant helps local organization continue helping victims of domestic violence and sexual assult

A 1.5 million dollar grant from Governor Ivey’s office will help SafeHouse of Shelby County continue to help victims of sexual or domestic violence.

  Phillip Davis Foundation running low on funds after violent year

A recent increase in injured officers has caused one local charity to run low on funds.

Shooting on River Road in Shelby Co. under investigation

Samuel Fred Guy, 59, is in the Shelby County Jail. His bond is set at $10,000.

Second suspect arrested after Helena carjacking Monday

It happened at the Marathon gas station off of Highway 52 Monday afternoon.

  Pelham City Council approves process to select new police chief

The Pelham City Council has voted to hire a consulting group to help find their next police chief.

  Alabaster City Schools switch around several school facilities

Not only did the intermediate and middle schools move, but also the central office also changed locations.​

  Chelsea public hearing on one-cent sales tax increase

A good mix of residents for and against a one-cent sales tax increase at Tuesday's public hearing. The city will review a recording of the meeting and then decide how to proceed.

  Social media helps sheriff’s office locate missing children

They are also seeing social media help solve other crimes as well.

Shelby County asking people to take quality of life survey

Shelby County is asking folk who live there for a quick favor.

  Teachers say reading during summer break is very important

Summer is ticking away and if your kids put the books away for the summer, teachers want you to listen up.

  Oak Mountain Missions needs help feeding families as donations dwindle

The Oak Mountain Missions in Pelham is in big need right now as they are running really low on donations.

Kindergarten camp helps kids adjust before first day of school

Shelby county camps are helping make the first day of school a little easier for kindergarteners.

  Beat the summer heat at the ice skating rink

Ice skating could be the activity you're looking for to beat the heat.

Pelham chlorine leak no longer a threat, according to officials

A chlorine leak has been contained in Pelham.

  Doctors warn about outdoor sports in dangerous heat

Doctors want parents and coaches to know how quickly outdoors sports practice can get this time of year if players are not careful.

  Chelsea leaders propose sales tax increase to help schools

Buying anything in Chelsea could soon cost you more money

  Planning and zoning commission votes down proposed car lot by Greystone

Some Greystone residents, who were opposed to the car lot, spoke out at Monday’s meeting.

  Part of Shelby Co. Road 331 will be closed this week

Parts of Shelby County Road 331 will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

Sheriff’s office wants to make sure folks are boating safely

Officials want people to take boating safety seriously.

ERs see a big boom in patients on the Fourth

Emergency room doctors warn about holiday celebrations gone wrong.

  Firefighters stress fireworks safety

The Alabaster Fire Department is working to get an important message out to folks before they start shooting off fireworks this Fourth of July.

  Helena adds SRO to Helena Elementary School

The city of Helena is working to make elementary school students safer this school year by adding a full time SRO.

  New mobile command unit in Shelby Co. already being put to use

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the County Commission in making a big investment into a mobile command post.

  Fourth of July celebrations could impact your commute home

A Fourth of July celebration may impact your way home from work tomorrow.

  UPDATE: Missing Shelby County boy has been found

Authorities in Shelby County say a missing 7-year-old boy has been found.

  7 people in 4 years have been killed at same intersection, deputies say something must change

A 56-year-old man was killed this weekend trying to cross Highway 280.

  Deputies arrest 18-year-old in multiple Inverness car burglaries

An 18-year-old is behind bars in Shelby County facing a slew of charges for a string of car break-ins.

Montevallo invites community to enjoy Friday Nights at the Cove

A fun event going on in Montevallo with the hope to get more people in the downtown area.

  Shelby County adding another services center along Highway 280

Shelby County is moving quickly to add a new county services building along Highway 280.

Chelsea Fest might cause some delays on Highway 280

Chelsea Fest will impact traffic in the area.

Shelby County Manager ready to retire, replacement named

The Shelby County Commission has selected a new manager.

  First subdivision in 20 years brings young people and workers to Columbiana

It’s the first subdivision in Columbiana to be built in 20 years and it is already attracting young professionals and families to the area.

  Columbiana prepares to celebrate Liberty Day this weekend

The biggest and most looked forward to event in Columbiana is coming up this weekend.

  Pelham Library collecting school supplies for foster families

The Pelham Library is holding a school supply drive for children in foster care.

  National figure skating competition brings thousands to Pelham

Thousands of people from all over the United States are in Pelham right now for the National Theater on Ice Competition.

Shelby County Arts Center moving along in construction

The Shelby County Arts Center is coming together and the city of Columbiana could not be more proud to see the progression.

  How to talk to your teens about underage drinking

As we head into the first weekend of summer, Compact 2020 is encouraging parents to have a conversation with your teenagers about underage drinking.

  Lee Branch Marketplace makes it easier to get fresh, local produce

Picking up fresh produce just got a lot easier with the help of online ordering.

  Shelby Baptist introduces Birth Navigating Program

It’s like having a personal mentor to walk you through your journey.

  Chelsea adding more storm shelters throughout the city

The city of Chelsea is going to add four-times the amount of storm shelters that the city currently has available.