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  • EARLIER: Shelby man charged with slashing girlfriend

     A former Shelbyville resident with a history of domestic violence was arrested and charged Saturday with the brutal murder of his girlfriend, who is also from Shelby County.

  • EARLIER: City continuing sidewalk crackdown

    The City of Shelbyville is drawing close to finishing the sidewalk campaign originally started in the spring.

    During Thursday's City Council meeting Thursday, Mayor Tom Hardesty and Public Works Director Jennifer Herrell said the second round of letters are on the way to home owners, giving more information and directing questions to Herrell.

    The city is giving homeowners notice to get sidewalks fixed as a matter of public safety. Sidewalks throughout the city are maintained by the property owners, not the city.

  • Shelby helps Equestrian Games get flowing

    On Friday, a Shelby County woman proved that not only can you lead a horse to water but people as well – and on a global scale.

  • News Briefs: Sept. 8, 2010

    7th Street corridor workshops The first of three public workshops to discuss the 7th Street corridor will be from 5:30 p.m. to 8 Thursday at the old fire station on 7th Street. The workshop, which will be led by City Solutions Center and Triple S Planning, gives the public a chance to have input on the direction the city and county should take for zoning regulations in the area. The next workshop will be Sept. 23 from 5:30 t o 8, and the final workshop will be Oct.

  • EARLIER: A concrete date for bypass? Best guess is next year

    The Shelbyville Bypass, eagerly awaited for more than four years and expected to be completed early this month, won't be open on schedule – and likely not even this year.

  • News Briefs: Sept. 10, 2010

      

    ‘American Pickers’ looking in Shelby

  • EARLIER: School tax may rise by 2 cents
  • Simpsonville woman killed in crash

    A Simpsonville woman was killed in a single-vehicle car crash Saturday morning after running off the road and hitting a tree, police say.

    Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Rick Meadows said that Elizeth Delaluz, 21, of Simpsonville, who was alone in her car, was traveling westbound on Shelbyville Road when she ran off the road on the 4900 block, just east of Fields Lane.

  • 7th Street corridor initiative has its first wish list

    With the east end and downtown zoning regulations nearly complete, the City of Shelbyville and Shelby County have turned their attention to the 7th Street corridor from Washington Street to the entrance of Clear Creek Park.

    On Thursday, the project got under way with the first of three public workshops aimed at converting the street into a more attractive and user-friendly area.

  • School board to look at projections

    The Shelby County Board of Education will head to the new Collins High School for this week's meeting, and the highlight of Thursday's agenda will be a look forward.

    Last month, board member Sam Hinkle asked to hear a report on how the district's enrollment, projections and facility plan tie together.

    The district's enrollment projections were just a hair off this year, with 35 fewer students enrolled on the fifth day (when a census is taken) than had been projected.