Montevallo Chamber of Commerce's 36th annual Citizens' Night Banquet is April 3
Montevallo Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Steve Gilbert is inviting the community to attend the 36th annual Citizens' Night Banquet on April 3. MONTEVALLO, Alabama -- The Montevallo Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 36th annual Citizens' Night Banquet on April 3 that will present awards to those who have made a positive difference in the ... (more)
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Alabaster students getting career education under academy program starting this fall
ALABASTER, Alabama -- Alabaster City Schools is preparing to roll out a series of career courses ranging from education, health science, fine arts and more for high school students starting this fall to prepare them for college or the workforce.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Holocaust education makes a difference
Alabama is too often association with bigotry toward ethnic, racial and religious groups, or any group perceived to be different or foreign.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Broadway singer-pianist Brad Simmons to perform at VST in April; 'Desert Song' postponed
Birmingham Music Club 's presentation of "The Desert Song" has been postponed, and Broadway entertainer Brad Simmons will perform in the time slot originally scheduled for April 12 and 14. Simmons, a singer, conductor and pianist who grew up in Birmingham and studied at the University of Montevallo, was the musical director for the Broadway ... (more)
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Real Deal
Americaa s five richest neighborhoods
Much like the rest of the country, America's richest neighborhoods continue to evolve in terms of racial diversity.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
These Are the 10 Richy-Richest Neighborhoods in America
Forget New York City or Beverly Hills, the richest neighborhood in America is in Connecticut.
Shelby County government highlights 2013 successes on business front
Just four months into the fiscal year, Shelby County's general fund coffers have collected nearly $500,000 more than projected for the first third of the year.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Montevallo names honor students
The University of Montevallo recognized more than 800 students who achieved honor roll status during the 2013 fall semester, seven of which are from Morgan County.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Security cameras keep a watchful eye at schools, businesses in Shelby County
The University of Montevallo received a report of someone using a cell phone to take an "inappropriate" photo in a public locker room during the fall semester last year.
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Books from the mailbag
In this feature, we'll highlight a few books we've received "Diamonds in the Rough: A History of Alabama's Cahaba Coal Field," James Sanders Day, June 2013, The University of Alabama Press, $43.80 hardback on Amazon, 202 pages This book by Day, an associate professor of history at the University of Montevallo, reconstructs the development of the ... (more)
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Heavenly Horns: Trumpet player who started Christian orchestra expands into big band music...
Power & Glory, a brass band that plays medleys of classic Christian hymns on trumpets, trombones and saxophones, started in 2011 with concerts at Lakeside Baptist Church, Bluff Park United Methodist Church and other churches.
Alabaster schools pick top teachers to compete for state honors
Meadow View Elementary kindergarten teacher Kathy Matthews receives the award for the Alabaster City Schools elementary teacher of the year during the Board of Education's meeting on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Transylvania University hires a new president
Seamus Carey, a dean at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., has been named the 26th president of Transylvania University, officials announced Monday.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Kent State University's new president Beverly Warren believes in collaboration and is...
As a young assistant professor she left her college job for two years to teach physical education at an elementary school because "if I am teaching young people about being teachers I thought it was a disservice to not have ever done that."
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Three Bucs Sign Letters of Intent on National Signing Day
Three Class of 2014 Hoover Bucs Softball players signed to play softball at the college level on National Signing Day.
Birmingham and central Alabama school closings and delays for Thursday
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - There is a threat of accumulation of snow and sleet that could make road travel hazardous on Thursday.