Shelby County’s Cat-n-Bird winery plans to expand with a new pavilion. The winery’s growth gives the perfect excuse to grab a glass (or two). Keep reading to learn more about the expansion.Continue reading “Cat-n-Bird Winery gives Chelsea a new place to wine down.”
The pandemic has definitely taken its toll on a lot of us, and we’ve had to find creative ways to keep our minds busy to distract from all the chaos that occurred. Some of us discovered new hobbies. Some of us worked on our fitness. But a lot of us adopted pets.Continue reading “9 adorable Birmingham pandemic pets that will make your heart melt”
Put BioGX on your radar. They’re a Birmingham-based molecular diagnostics company and they’re headed to their new space in Shelby County. Keep reading to learn more about this exciting move.Continue reading “Bham-based company, BioGX, is moving to Shelby County + adding more jobs”
Looks like Governor Kay Ivey is looking out for our beloved pets just as much as we are. She awarded a $52,000 grant to help pets whose owners are in domestic violence situations. Keep reading to learn more.Continue reading “Gov. Ivey awards thousands to help pets whose owners are in domestic violence situations”
Drop the papier-mâché—nothing I ever created in art class made it further than my mom’s dresser. The same isn’t true for these Shelby County High School art students. Their self-designed Alabama ornaments hang on the national Christmas tree in Washington D.C.Continue reading “James Spann, Sloss Furnaces among Alabama ornaments featured on national Christmas tree”
A lot of people may forget that parts of Birmingham run into Shelby County. Our neighbors across the Jefferson County border have a lot going on, including local vineyards. Grab some friends, your wine glasses and let’s take a trip down Shelby County’s local wine trail.Continue reading “A trip down the Shelby County Wine Trail”
Just south of Birmingham is Alabama’s fastest-growing county (according to the last census). Odds are, many of you reading this live, work or at least spend time in Shelby County. The county chamber is currently in the middle of an ambitious five-year plan. Here are four things you need to know.=Read more
Some of my favorite summertime memories as a child involved going to the library. During those long, hot summer days (before Netflix came around), my older sister and I would run out of entertainment fairly quickly. So, once a week, we would grab our library cards, hop in my mom’s car, and ride down to our local public library. The excitement of scanning the shelves, finding a new novel or maybe the next book in a series I’d been burning through- nothing could compare. I feel confident that I am not alone in that memory. Which begs the question, Birmingham- why have so many of us forgotten about libraries?Continue reading “Did we forget about libraries? Why you should be taking advantage + where to find public libraries in Birmingham”
According to the recently released 2018 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps report for Alabama, Shelby County has been ranked 1st in the state of Alabama for health outcomes and factors. Respectively, Jefferson County, Alabama’s largest county placed 22nd in health outcome and 7th in the health factors categories.
Restoring, but never forgetting, the old buildings in a city is needed to progress through the years.
What better way for Columbiana to ring in the New Year by restoring the Davis Drug Company building – the first of many.
A contributed photo given to the Shelby County Reporter depicts the beginnings of renovations started on Dec. 19th.
Since the launch of Bham Now in August of this year, we’ve continued to grow and greatly appreciate the loyalty and input from our audience – you!
Just in case you missed them, here’s a quick recap of our top 10 most read stories to date.