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Today's News

  • State cross country: SCHS surprising girls, first-year Collins in State Meet

    It has been a surprising season for the Shelby County cross-country team.

    Losing its best runner - Caterina Karas - to Collins, the Rockets didn’t have much experience returning from last season other than sophomore Taylor Webb and senior Alyssa Anderson.

  • Simpsonville wants to replace aging concession stand

     The Simpsonville Parks Department wants to build a new concession stand at its softball field, and it’s developing a plan to do so.

    Parks Commissioner Cary Vowels told the Simpsonville City Commission at its meeting Tuesday night that the board is working with the Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps Center to get assistance in constructing a new stand.

  • Second community cleanup effort to get under way

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  • Look who’s reading -- and writing

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  • GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEW: Building for future at SCHS

    This season will be as much about laying a foundation as it will be about the present for the Shelby County girls’ basketball team.

  • Brooks quarterbacks Titans' D

    Michael Brooks has scored 10 touchdowns this football season.

    The Collins High School junior has eight TDs as a running back and two – returns of an interception and a fumble – from his linebacker position.

    But there’s one thing that Brooks says he likes more than a touchdown – making a tackle.

    “It stops the other team from scoring,” he said. “Defense is more important than offense at this point.”

  • Her hope is everlasting

    After going through many rounds of chemotherapy treatment at Kosair Children’s Hospital and learning that she would indeed be home for Christmas, 4-year-old Hanna Evans thought about her new-found friends at the hospital, the ones who might not get to go home, and she decided they needed toys.

  • Henry Cleveland:1922-2010

    Henry Cleveland will be remembered for many things -– his photography, his time as a mail carrier and his service to the community.

    But what those who knew him will miss most is his smile and the genuine love he showed for people.

  • Collins' comeback falls short

    Collins’ comeback came up just short Friday night in the Class AAAA football quarterfinals. 

    The Titans nearly made an improbable rally from a 21-point first-quarter deficit, and a 17-point one in the fourth quarter, before falling to Western 31-26 in the Region 2 title tilt at Titans Stadium.

  • Karas ready for state meet

    The first time Caterina Karas competed in a running event, she ended up in tears.

    “It was a track meet...I was last in all three of my events,” Karas recalled earlier this week. “I came home and told my mom I didn’t want to run anymore, I was crying.”