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Pelham retires Clemson coach Dabo Swinney’s No. 81 jersey

The Clemson head coach attended the Panthers' Friday night game against Bibb County for a special halftime ceremony.

Pelham retiring Dabo’s jersey in Friday night ceremony

Swinney played football at Pelham and walked on Alabama, playing on the 1992 national championship team before beginning his coaching career that's ...

Football High Live: Updates from Week 2 of 2019 Alabama HS football

Are you ready for Week 2 of the Alabama high school football season? Check back throughout the night as we update what's happening from Florence to ...

Pelham City Schools 2019-2020 Calendar

Pelham City Schools 2019-2020 Calendar - Pelham, AL - Here are the important dates to know for the upcoming school year in Pelham.

Pelham High School getting security upgrades  WBRC

The Pelham city school system is working to improve security at the high school. Primarily, they're working to enhance security at the front entrance of the school.

Alabama high school football scores from week two, Friday, Aug. 30  WVTM13

Check out Alabama high school football scores from week two below. Don Hawes and Kyle Burger have highlights in the video above!

Pelham HS enjoying new field house, more athletic renovations in the works  WBRC

PELHAM, AL (WBRC) - The new facility has a turf field, locker room, and amenities such as a laundry room and an equipment room. There was an open house ...

Who Is Pelham High Schools Most Famous Alum?

Since the opening of the school in 1974, Pelham High School has produced outstanding students, but who is the most famous Panther? By Michael Seale, Patch ...

Pelham City Schools Honor Teacher Of The Year Nominees

Pelham City Schools Honor Teachers Of The Year - Pelham, AL - The Pelham Board of Education announced the nominees for Teacher of the Year and Support ...

High school senior athlete charged in wreck that killed 14-year-old  Alabama's News Leader

A Pelham High School senior, and athlete, now faces serious charges in Albany, Georgia. A car crash on March 26th left a 14-year-old dead and multiple others ...

'An exciting time for PCS athletics': Residents tour PHS field house - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

PELHAM – Pelham High School football player Xavier Lankford said he's been in the school's new field house every day since it opened and each time he sees ...

Chelsea neighborhood takes Pelham to court over school zones  WBRC

A neighborhood in Chelsea is taking the city of Pelham to court for not hearing out their concerns.

Pelham BOE Approves Teacher Pay Raise

Pelham BOE Approves Teacher Pay Raise - Pelham, AL - Pelham City Schools board members approved a local pay raise for teachers to be implemented in the ...

PHS senior moves on to state oratorical competition - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

PELHAM – For the second year in a row, a Pelham High School student will compete in the American Legion's statewide oratorical contest that's set for March 9.

Helena High School announces hiring of new softball coach - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer. HELENA – There will be a new head coach leading the Helena High School softball program going forward, according to a ...

How did school systems in Shelby County fare on latest Alabama state report card? - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer. MONTGOMERY – The Alabama State Department of Education has released its annual Alabama State Report Card letter ...

4 Pelham high school students hospitalized after drinking diluted washing detergent

School officials weren't able to confirm if this incident is related to the infamous "Tide Pod Challenge."

Pelham School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School, Vacations

Pelham School Year Calendar 2018-19 - Pelham, AL - When's the first day of school in Pelham? Plus, other must-know dates for students, parents and teachers.

New Bell Schedules In Effect This School Year For Pelham Schools

New Bell Schedules In Effect This School Year - Pelham, AL - Pelham High School and Pelham Park Middle School will have new bell schedules for the ...

Student-sex charges dismissed against ex-assistant principal at Pelham High School

SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- Charges against a former assistant principal at Pelham High School have been dismissed by a judge under an agreement ...

Train And Tractor Trailer Collide In Pelham

Train And Tractor Trailer Collide In Pelham - Pelham, AL - No injuries have been reported, but Pelham police are working a collision between a train and a ...

PROFILE: PHS athletic director works to make program succeed - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

By EMILY REED / Special to the Reporter. PELHAM – Kim Kiel is dedicated to making Pelham athletics the best they can be, a task she considers a privilege to ...

Pelham High School's Navy JROTC program moving to Calera due to city-county split  The Birmingham News -

Pelham Navy JROTC edit.jpg. Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps cadets Andie April, Romeo Peterson, Kat Owens and Parker Bass from Pelham High ...

Ex-assistant principal at Pelham High School faces indictment for sex with student

Former Pelham High School assistant principal Catherine Armstrong Bell, 33, of Alabaster faces a four-count indictment accusing her of sexual activity involving ...

Pelham City Schools adopts Virtual School Program - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

By JESSA PEASE / Staff Writer. PELHAM— Pelham High School students will have the option to take virtual classes in the upcoming school year after Pelham ...

Panthers Win 6A State Volleyball Championship

Panthers Win 6A State Volleyball Championship - Pelham, AL - The Pelham Panthers captured the state title Thursday, capping off 41-9 2017 season.

Looking back at the Palm Sunday Tornado Outbreak of March 27, 1994  WHNT News 19

On March 27, 1994, a historical tornado outbreak took place throughout the Southeast, including the state of Alabama. On Palm Sunday 1994, as many as 6 ...

PROFILE: 100 People to Know in Shelby County: Part 1 - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

Our Profile magazine 2019 featured 100 People to Know in Shelby County. Here are numbers 1-25. Find the rest here. 1. Keith Richards. Taziki's Founder.

Pelham Board of Ed to develop two K-5 schools, new middle school

PELHAM, Alabama -- Pelham will have two K-5 elementary schools and a new middle school under a facilities plan approved Thursday night. The Pelham ...

Ex-Pelham High assistant principal talks about student sex charges being dropped, backlash from arrest  Alabama's News Leader

Now that the charges are dropped Catherine Bell is fighting a new battle hoping to clear her name and get her job back. {}

Pelham's Riverchase Middle School getting a new owner: Here's the buyer

The Pelham Board of Education tonight unanimously approved the sale of Riverchase Middle School for $4.25 million to Shades Mountain Christian School.

'I am the dream,' Pelham High School junior writes in award-winning essay influenced by Selma

In her national award-winning essay influenced by the events of Selma, Pelham High School junior Danielle Sanders wanted her message to reflect the words of ...

Pelham school board pulls from high school leaders, other districts for key positions

The Pelham Board of Education at its meeting on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, approved the hiring of Derrick Waddell as technology coordinator, Sevim Whitaker as ...

SCBOE honors longtime principal, deputy superintendent - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor. COLUMBIANA – When longtime Pelham High School principal and Shelby County Schools Deputy Superintendent Tom ...

Former Pelham High assistant principal arrested on sex charges  Alabama's News Leader

A former school assistant principal has been arrested on sex charges.

Taking it to the next level | WBMA  Alabama's News Leader

At just 15 years old, Pelham High School's Cami Weaver was already offered a full division one gymnastics scholarship. "Eighth grade year I started Level 10 ...

Pelham's school district formation is latest one over past decade in Birmingham area  The Birmingham News -

Pelham Board of Education members include Paul Howell, Angie Hester, Brian Long, Barbara Regan and Rick Rhoades. (File photo) BIRMINGHAM, Alabama ...

Appeals court refuses to expunge former assistant Pelham principal's arrest records

A former assistant Pelham High School principal, who in 2014 had school employ sex charges dismissed after a student recanted allegations, has been rebuffed ...

'People are very supportive:' The Depot Deli & Grill celebrates 20-year anniversary in Helena - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer. HELENA – Not much has changed in the last 20 years for the restaurant that sits just several yards away from the railroad ...

UAB helping high school athletes see football better  WSFA

Several doctors worked together to convince the AHSAA to allow tinted visors for football players who have vision challenges.

High school football Media Days event held last week  Opelika Observer

By D. Mark Mitchell. The second annual “iHeartRadio High School Media Days presented by the Orthopaedic Clinic” was held last week in the Southern Room ...

Construction underway on new Pelham Ridge Elementary school  Alabama's News Leader

Construction is officially underway on the new Pelham Ridge Elementary School. {}School leaders broke ground on Tuesday morning.The property is on ...

VIDEO: Mortimer Jordan head coach Dusty Goode talks preseason progress  North Jefferson News

CLAY—With kickoff to the high school football season about one month away, Mortimer Jordan has dedicated this week to putting the final touches on its ...

Alabama high school basketball semifinal results  WSFA

Teams from across the state will travel to Birmingham starting Monday to compete for a state title.

Huskies Name New Defensive Coordinator

Huskies Name New Defensive Coordinator - Trussville, AL - Sean Talsma was named to the position by head coach Josh Floyd following board approval on ...

2019 Fever 1st and 10 Preview: Wetumpka Indians  WSFA

WETUMPKA, Ala. (WSFA) - This week, high school football teams across the state hit the gridiron filled with excitement and energy about the new season.

National Merit Scholarship semifinalists 2019: 215 Alabama students earn honors

Students from throughout Alabama have earned a place on the list of semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Shelby County school board terminates construction contract for Pelham High School

PELHAM, Alabama -- Students at Pelham High School were expecting to eat in a newly expanded and renovated cafeteria in late September. A month later, they ...

Park Crossing names new head football coach  WSFA

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Park Crossing High School has nailed down its new head football coach. CJ Harris is now the head man in charge of the ...

Helena High School opens for classes: 'This is our pride now'  The Birmingham News -

HELENA, Alabama -- With the group of 10th-graders filling rows of bleachers along one side of Helena High School's gymnasium this morning for the first day of ...

Alabama's top 20: High school ACT scores

The high schools listed below are the schools in the state of Alabama with the highest average ACT scores during the 2015-2016 school year.

PROFILE: 100 People to Know in Shelby County: Part 2 - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

Our Profile magazine 2019 featured 100 People to Know in Shelby County. Here are numbers 51-75. Find the rest here. 26. Dona Bullock. World Champion ...

AHSAA state basketball championships scores, results  WSFA

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WSFA) - The Alabama High School Athletic Association basketball championships tipped off Monday from Birmingham. Several Fever ...

Hazel Green football coach leaving for Dothan job  WSFA

Hazel Green High School head football coach Smitty Grider is leaving north Alabama for a job in Dothan.

Carver Wolverines look to build on 2018 success  WSFA

The Carver-Montgomery Wolverines finished last season with an 8-3 record, allowing fewer than 10 points in five of their 11 games.

Lee Generals under new direction in 2019  WSFA

Gone is the longtime leader of the Lee Generals, Tyrone Rogers, and in is a new, but familiar, face.

African Serval Cat Loose In Pelham

African Wildcat Loose In Pelham - Pelham, AL - The owner of a domesticated African Serval, an exotic cat from sub-Saharan countries, has been looking for her ...

Marbury names JB Wallace head football coach  WSFA

The Marbury Bulldogs have hired JB Wallace as their new head football coach.

National Signing Day in Fever Country  WSFA

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Wednesday was National Signing Day and stars from all across Fever Country signed to play football at the collegiate level.

Hasaan Hawthorne Had His Legs Amputated — And Just Won Alabama's State Wrestling Title  Mic

Great things happen where you least expect them, including at high school wrestling tournaments in Alabama. The Yellowhammer State crowned a new boys' ...

2019 Fever 1st and 10 Preview: Prattville Lions  WSFA

In year two, all Caleb Ross did was lead the Lions to their first playoff appearance since the 2014 season.

Pelham's Dewey Green set to go on trial in car-ramming death of Georgia grandmother

A Pelham man accused of killing a Georgia grandmother by repeatedly ramming her SUV with his truck and then running her over is set to go on trial this week.


Whitley County High School celebrated the New Year early by announcing Jep Irwin as the Colonel football program's new head coach on New Year's Eve.

Hoover band prepares for 2018 Invitational Marching Festival  Hoover Sun

Fifteen high school marching bands are expected to participate in Hoover High School's 2018 Invitational Marching Festival on Oct. 20 at Hoover Metropolitan ...

Winfield falls to Montgomery Academy in Final Four  WBRC

Montgomery Academy outscored Winfield 14-4 in the final quarter Tuesday morning to grab a 48-41 victory over the Lady Pirates at the second day of the ...

Pelham residents oppose Bearden Road development - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

By JESSA PEASE / Staff Writer. PELHAM—After receiving a slew of negative feedback related to the proposed fire access road of the preliminary plat of ...

Hoover looks to regulate short-term rental properties  WBRC

Hoover City Councilor Curt Posey says he felt regulations were needed after he received 15 complaints about short-term rental properties.

Football High Live: Rewinding Week 8 of Alabama HS football

It's Week 8 of Alabama's high school football season. Some teams are chasing playoff spots and others are chasing region championships when games kick off ...

High School 2-A-Days: Clay-Chalkville Cougars

hTe 6-A powerhouse Clay-Chalkville High School is loaded with talent again this season.

Former Pelham standout Hunter Stovall homers in first 2 pro at-bats

In 148 games at Mississippi State, Hunter Stovall hit four home runs. After two professional at-bats, the former Pelham High School standout had two homers.

Harris excited about ‘new chapter’ as Park Crossing HC  WSFA

Newly-named Park Crossing head football coach CJ Harris is settling into his new gig.

Longtime Maplesville HC named head football coach at T.R. Miller  WSFA

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Maplesville's legendary coach is leaving for a new gig. Longtime Red Devils head football coach Brent Hubbert has been named ...

2019 Fever 1st and 10 Preview: Jeff Davis  WSFA

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - 2018 was unkind to the Jeff Davis Volunteers, who finished 3-7, but it's a new year and that means it's time to flip the page.

Saint James football chilling the heat with new ‘ice box’  WSFA

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Nothing tests the mettle like grinding it out on the gridiron in the heat. It's all part of football, but Saint James School became the ...

Remembering Pelham teen Carson Sumpter: 'His legacy continues'  The Birmingham News -

Carson Sumpter of Pelham plays guitar in October 2010 while at Children's Hospital in Birmingham undergoing chemotherapy treatment for cancer. (File photo) ...

Fever Playoffs Week 3: Scores & highlights  WSFA

It's the third week of high school football playoffs! The WSFA 12 News team is traveling to games across Fever Country to bring you all the action.

Lee HS football’s head general steps down  WSFA

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - News out of Fever Country that Lee High School's head football coach Tyrone Rogers is stepping down. According to Rogers, he's ...

Newcastle Homes announces Terri LoBretto, new home sales agent

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newcastle Homes Announces Terri LoBretto, New Home Sales Agent to the Team Birmingham, AL November 16, 2018 - Newcastle ...

Southwest, Southeast Regional AHSAA basketball results  WSFA

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Teams from the River Region and beyond are competing in the Southwest and Southeast Regional portions of the Alabama High ...

1 shot on Montgomery’s Lower Wetumpka Road  WSFA

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Montgomery Police Department is investigation a shooting that happened Monday afternoon, but few details were ...

25 Alabama high schools with the best ACT scores

Alabama's average score for the ACT - a test of college readiness - is 20.6, slightly lower than the national composite score of 21. There are some schools, ...

Lee boys basketball claims 7A Area 3 championship  WSFA

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Lee Generals boys basketball team defeated the Enterprise Wildcats on Thursday to win the Class 7A Area 3 Championship.

Prattville Lions game to air on Bounce-TV Friday night  WSFA

The game will be played in Mobile but you can watch it from home!

AHSAA North-South All Star-Rosters announced  WSFA

The 2019 North-South All-Star rosters have been announced for both boys' and girls' teams.

Dabo Swinney comes home to PHS - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

By CONNIE NOLEN / Community Columnist. Welcoming Clemson University's head football coach Dabo Swinney back to Pelham High School for a Clemson ...

Rec center marked off Billy's bucket list - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

By CONNIE NOLEN / Community Columnist. If I ever mention Billy Crandall in front of students, remarks like, “Mr. Billy from the park? I know him! I love Mr. Billy!”.

High School Football Two-A-Days: Gadsden City Titans

The high school football season begins this week, and Gadsden City will kick off a rekindled rivalry against cross-town foe, Etowah, on Thursday. The Titans are ...

Central Coosa wins Boys 2A title, spoils Sacred Heart’s 5-peat  WSFA

Quintstavious Brookes was the hero for Central Coosa, rebounding a missed shot and putting it back up with three seconds remaining in overtime to lift the ...

Mississippi All-Stars top Alabama, 24-20, at Cramton Bowl  WSFA

The Mississippi All-Stars made it two in a row over team Alabama with a 24-20 win in the 32nd Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game on Monday night at Cramton ...

Verbena football player proves you don’t need two arms to play football  WSFA

Tyler Abbott isn't your average high school football player.

Graduation guide: Dates and locations of ceremonies at Birmingham-area high schools

Our 2014 graduation guide provides a list of dates, times and locations for ceremonies at all Birmingham-area high schools.

Carver comes up short in Class 6A Boys’ State Championship  WSFA

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WSFA) - The Carver Wolverines were looking to repeat as Class 6A champs but their journey was derailed by an unwelcome visitor. Pinson ...

Thompson collecting donations for Ben Abercrombie at game with Pelham  WBRC FOX6 News -

Thompson and Pelham High School will play a big rivalry game Friday night. Even so, there will be a move to help a former football player for another rival of the ...

Greenville’s Javion Posey named 2018 Fever Star Athlete of the Year  WSFA

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - What a year it's been for Greenville quarterback Javion Posey. His high school athletics career was capped off as he was named ...

Alabama boys, girls All-Star rosters for AL-MS games announced  WSFA

March 15, the top 24 seniors from the state will take on Mississippi's best in the 29th annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Basketball Games.

Making memories: PHS seniors enjoy field day - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

PELHAM – Senior Field Day was the kickoff to several events leading up to graduation for Pelham High School seniors. Students said the event, which was held ...

Carver’s Jaykwon Walton to play in Big Baller Brand All-American Game  WSFA

Jaykwon Walton has been selected as one of 22 high school seniors for the inaugural Big Baller Brand All-American Game.

Central-Phenix City captures first title since 1993  WSFA

The Central-Phenix City Red Devils are champions of Class 7A.

Updated: Pelham police identify 3 young men slain in Sunday shooting

PELHAM, Alabama -- Police this afternoon identified the city's three Sunday homicide victims as Joshua Smith, 22, Casey Cumberland, 22, and Simeon Gilmore, ...

Red Level player injured in high school football game  WSFA

Fans at Friday night's Florala vs. Red Level game were holding their breath after Red Level quarterback Parker Spears went down with an injury.

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