October 2, 2018

2018 Alabama State Fair Kicks Off

This weekend, the Alabama State Fair kicks off, and will last all week at Oak Mountain State Park. The 2018 Alabama State Fair is back in Pelham at Oak Mountain State Park. This weekend, the fair officially kicks off, and will last until October 7. The […]
September 4, 2018

Pelham’s Long-Awaited Dog Park

The city of Pelham’s long-awaited dog park is expected to open in mid- to late September, according to Parks and Recreation Director Billy Crandall. Crandall said making the idea a reality has required a lot of team work. The ground has been sodded and fertilized, irrigation […]
August 6, 2018

New Winery Opens In Alabaster

Corbin Farms Winery has opened in Alabaster where the former Vizzini Farms Winery was located. A new winery has opened in Shelby County in the spot where the former Vizzini Farms Winery was located for more than a decade. Corbin Farms Winery will take its place, […]
July 31, 2018

Remodeled Aldi Opens In Pelham August 8

The new look Aldi grocery store at 200 Big Mountain Road in Pelham will be unveiled August 6, according to officials with the grocery store. The Pelham store is one of more than 1,300 ALDI stores that will be remodeled and expanded across the U.S. by […]
July 9, 2018

Tips to avoid heat-related illnesses

With Alabama summers being among the hottest in the United States, it’s important to be knowledgeable about what precautions to take to prevent heat related illnesses, which occur when one’s body cannot not adequately cool itself. Examples of heat-related illnesses include heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat […]
July 5, 2018

Man drowns in OMSP lake on Fourth of July

Shelby County Coroner Lina Evans identified the man who drowned in the lake at Oak Mountain State Park, on Wednesday, July 4, as 23-year-old Guatemala native Nicolas Juarez. Pelham Fire Chief Tim Honeycutt said the Pelham Fire Department received a call about a possible drowning at […]