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 […]