[WATCH] Businesses in our Backyard – S2/E4: Isabel Anderson Comer Museum and Arts Center
SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Local businesses are the lifeblood of everything we do, shape how we work, mold how we interact, and create opportunities to be successful. Businesses in our Backyard, hosted by RadioAlabama personalities David McCurley and Rebecca Young, features local business leaders and owners in our communities and showcases their backstories, products, services, and employment opportunities.
Sylacauga City Council holds first June meeting
SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Sylacauga City Council held its meeting Tuesday night, June 6, at 6:00 p.m. with a work session prior at 5:00 p.m. At the meeting, the council approved the change order for Sylacauga drainage improvements along E Clay St. and S Church Ave., S Norton Ave. and W Walnut St., and E 1st St. and Calhoun Ave totaling $12,809.83.
[WATCH] Bull Gap Journal with Glenn Sisk
SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Watch this Bull Gap Journal entry with host Robert Holmes and special guest Glenn Sisk, CEO of Coosa Valley Medical Center, as the pair talk about Life, Leadership, and Common Sense. Robert “Bob” Holmes is a Sylacauga native, a military veteran, and a community citizen at...
Hoover salon named a 2023 Shelby County Small Business of the Year
A Hoover salon recently was one of five winners in the Shelby County Small Business of the Year competition. T. Fox SalonSpa at 2080 Valleydale Road won in the category for businesses with 6-10 employees. The salon, owned by Traci Fox, has seven employees (including Fox) and has been in...
City of Chelsea investing $5 million in athletic projects at Chelsea High School
The City of Chelsea is investing $5 million dollars into Chelsea High School. The city will cover upgrades like, new football stadium seating, an expansion of the visitor's locker room, added concessions and restrooms, a ladies softball batting facility, and a jumbotron board on the football field. Playing football is...
Shelby County School District hosting career expo
Technology making estate planning more accessible, affordable. How long before food spoils in fridge or freezer when power goes out?. Our diet and nutrition expert Dr. Beth Kitchin explains how long your food stays good in your fridge or freezer when power goes out.
Childersburg Rescue Squad to use body cameras on rescue missions
CHILDERSBURG, Ala. (WIAT) — It’s not uncommon for law enforcement agencies to wear body cameras, but now one local rescue squad is the first rescue service in the state to wear body cameras on calls. The Childersburg Rescue Squad has no doubt that their new body camera policy will improve their efficiency, help them find […]
Railroad crossing elimination planned for busy Shelby County road
PELHAM, Ala. (WBMA) — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration announced hundreds of millions of dollars have been awarded to 32 states for the Railroad Crossing Elimination Grant Program. In total, there is more than $570 million to address more than 400 at-grade crossings across the...
Humane society to host inaugural Poochella
The Oak Mountain Amphitheatre pavilion will soon see live music and furry friends as the Shelby County Humane Society hosts its inaugural Poochella festival. The post Humane society to host inaugural Poochella appeared first on Shelby County Reporter.
Shelby Baptist Medical Center hosts cereal drive
Shelby Baptist Medical Center is collecting donations for a Healthy Over Hungry cereal drive until Monday, June 12. The post Shelby Baptist Medical Center hosts cereal drive appeared first on Shelby County Reporter.
AltaPointe Health unveils new mental health clinic in Clay County with ribbon-cutting ceremony
ASHLAND, Ala. – AltaPointe Health, a leading provider of comprehensive mental health services, celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art clinic in Clay County with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony. The new facility, located in Ashland, represents a significant milestone in AltaPointe’s commitment to enhancing access to mental healthcare....
Another arrest in Talladega County animal cruelty case
TALLADEGA COUNTY, Ala. — Another arrest in aTalladega County animal abuse case we told you about a few weeks ago. Deputies arrested the wife of a dog trainer already behind bars accused of animal cruelty. The trainer, Dylan Shotwell has been in the Talladega County jail for almost three weeks.
Talladega police make second arrest in March shooting
The Talladega Police Department announced on Facebook that a second arrest has been made from a murder in March.
Opinion: Memorial is in the name
We celebrate so many holidays in the U.S. that it’s easy to let their true meaning slip by us. Often times, it’s very easy to simple think of Memorial Day as simply another federal holiday and day off. However, this was not the case in Montevallo as many residents of Shelby County seized the opportunity to give up their morning.
Golly! A four-day celebration for Jim Nabors’s 93rd birthday to be held in Sylacauga June 9-12
SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Get ready for an extraordinary four-day party filled with laughter, music, and fond memories as the beloved, late Sylacauga native, actor, and singer Jim Nabors is celebrated for his upcoming birthday in his hometown of Sylacauga. The Comer Museum and Arts Center will play host to...
Grandview proposing new freestanding ER in Shelby County
Grandview Medical Center has submitted an application to the State Health Planning and Development Agency (SHPDA), proposing a new freestanding emergency department in Shelby County. According to a release from the state agency, the proposed medical building would operate as an extension of Grandview Medical Center located on Highway 280....
Chilton County YMCA announces Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
From the YMCA of Chilton County The YMCA of Chilton County is participating in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) to help feed children and teens at risk of going hungry during the summer months. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge. They will start providing meals Monday – _Friday starting […] The post Chilton County YMCA announces Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) appeared first on The Clanton Advertiser.
Leadership Sylacauga accepting applications for the 2023-24 class until August 1
SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that applications are now open for the 2023-24 Leadership Sylacauga class, starting in August 2023 and concluding in May 2024. The program offers individuals with diverse backgrounds and talents the chance to understand the greater Sylacauga area...
Inflation Reduction Act in Action: Keeping Farmers Farming
Marcus Milford of Alexander City, Ala., was one of the more than 20,000 producers who received life-changing, transformational support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). His poultry operation faced challenges due to market impacts of the pandemic. Through the IRA, USDA was able to provide approximately $1.1 billion in immediate assistance for distressed borrowers, including those who were behind on their USDA farm loans, to help make them current.
Video: Local students honored at graduation ceremonies
At the end of May, local students from across Shelby County were celebrated as members of the class of 2023. All were honored in front of family, friends, teachers and peers for all of their success as they head into the next phase of life. The post Video: Local students honored at graduation ceremonies appeared first on Shelby County Reporter.
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