Shelby, AL

Childersburg neighbor mix-up ends with pastor in handcuffs

CHILDERSBURG, Ala. — Pastor Michael Jennings was just being a good Samaritan. He told WVTM 13 that when his neighbors are out of town, they watch each other's houses. Sunday evening, while watering his neighbor's flower bed, a neighbor who didn't know it was him called the police. This led to him being put in handcuffs.
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Shelby Reporter

Suspect apprehended in Pelham bank robbery

PELHAM – The Pelham Police Department announced on Friday, May 20 that an individual had been taken into custody following a bank robbery at Union State Bank near the corner of Highway 119 and Highway 31 in Pelham. A suspect presented a note to the bank teller around 1:30...

Sylacauga’s new Milo’s location to open on June 9

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Milo’s Hamburgers, the home of the original saucy burger, has its official opening date for the new Sylacauga location. Sylacauga’s new Milo’s, located off of Hwy 280 in Payton Park, is the 23rd location in Alabama and will be open for business on Thursday, June 9.

Truck Driving Championships To Be Held At Pelham Civic Complex

__________________________________________________________________. This Friday, May 27th, on the grounds of the Pelham Civic Complex in Pelham, Ala., the Alabama Trucking Association’s Safety Council will hold its annual knowledge and skills competition for the state’s top commercial truck drivers, the Alabama Truck Driving Championships. If you’re not familiar with this...

Investigation underway into death of woman inmate at Shelby County Jail

An investigation is underway after a woman inmate at the Shelby County Jail was found inside her cell Saturday night. Kathy Burcham, 52, of Sterrett, was found inside her cell in “obvious medical distress” about 9:45 p.m. Saturday as jail deputies were conducting regular cell checks, according to a press release from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.

What you need to know so you can cast your vote

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Primary day is almost upon us so what do you need to know before you cast your vote? As you likely know, the polls will open at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24. You will need a photo ID, and you’ll need to show up to the right place to cast your vote.

SEC Baseball Tournament Bracket Set, Seeding Locked In

The 2022 SEC college baseball regular season is officially in the books. Tony Vitello and the Tennessee Volunteers are the SEC’s regular-season champions and now turn their attention to Hoover. The SEC Baseball tournament will be held in Hoover, Alabama at The Hoover Met complex, a stadium that can...

Tough GOP race for Shelby seat in Alabama closes with flurry

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Republican Senate hopefuls made last-minute pitches to primary voters Monday in the tight race for the GOP nomination for seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Richard Shelby. The three leading candidates in Tuesday’s primary — U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, former Shelby aide Katie Britt and...

UM to host summer camps

The University of Montevallo will host a number of youth summer camps on its campus in June. Registration is now open for the following opportunities:. The UM fishing team, reigning Bass Pro Shops School of the Year, will host a four-day Bass Fishing Camp June 20-23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily at the Bearden House Outdoor Scholars Lodge located at 855 Shelby St., Montevallo, AL 35115.
Albany Herald

Georgia baseball hopes to regain momentum for SEC Tournament run

This week, 14 teams will descend on Hoover, Ala., and Hoover Metropolitan Stadium for the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament. All are vying for the opportunity to be called champions on Sunday night. While Tennessee enters as the prohibitive favorite to claim the title after a monumentally successful regular season that saw the Volunteers dominate the competition with a record breaking 25-5 mark in the conference, the Georgia Bulldogs are a potential dark horse team in Hoover.

Florida Opens SEC Tournament Against Gamecocks

HOOVER, Ala. – Florida faces South Carolina for the fourth-straight game on Tuesday afternoon to open the 2022 SEC Tournament. Airing on SEC Network, Tuesday's matchup will begin following the conclusion of the 10:30 a.m. ET game between Georgia and Alabama. The Gators are coming off their fourth-straight home...

Alabama baseball faces must-win opener at SEC tournament

Alabama’s seeding in the SEC baseball tournament came down to the conference’s final regular-season game -- a South Carolina win over Florida -- and the end result slotted the Tide into the tournament’s opening game Tuesday morning. Alabama, the No. 11 seed, will play sixth-seeded Georgia at...
Shelby Reporter

Calera Dance Academy to move after 15 years

CALERA – On Tuesday, May 17, Kerrie Parker, owner and director of Calera Dance Academy, announced that CDA has purchased a new building in Calera and will move locations. CDA’s new building is located at 980 14th St. The academy is currently located in the historic downtown of Calera at 8251 U.S. 31 and has been there since 2008.