Here are our editor’s picks for the most stand-out Shelby County stories of the year.
A Dream Ride
At age 81, George Dudley cycled from Key West to Maine with his wife by his side. Here’s the story of their journey.
A new documentary captures a Publix employee’s lifetime of resilience amidst trial after trial.
Restored Glory at Magnolia Manor
Magnolia Manor is shining once again in downtown Columbiana, as stately as ever.
Oak Mountain Strong
In the aftermath of an EF3 tornado, the Oak Mountain community united within its schools and beyond.
Four Fitts fit in a fifth wheel. Here’s what the campground life looks like for them.
Julie Yeager inspired Chelsea Middle School students and teachers alike for two decades.