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Public Notice of test check of voting tabulators: PUBLIC NOTICE           Public Notice is hereby given of the test-check of voting tabulators On Wednesday, August 19, 2020, beginning at 1:00 PM, the election officials from various municipalities will begin checking and/or “test voting” and sealing the Electronic Vote Tabulating machines which will be used in the August 25, 2020 Municipal Elections for said cities located in Shelby County having elections on said date. Municipalities included are: Alabaster, Calera, Chelsea, Columbiana, Harpersville, Helena, Hoover, Montevallo, Pelham, Vincent, Wilsonville and Wilton. Some municipalities may have residents who reside in outlying counties who may vote at precincts utilizing these tabulators. The tabulator voting tests will be conducted at Shelby County Warehouse, located at 280 McDow Road, Columbiana, AL 35151. The testing is open to the public.   For all questions concerning this event, please contact Amanda C. Traywick, Election Official at (205) 663-2161 extension 111.                 PUBLIC NOTICE


Music of The Mines, Mills, and Railroads of the Birmingham District

Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 6:00pm-6:45pm

Educational Program

In 1999, Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark produced an educational resource entitled Spirit of Steel: Music of the Mines, Railroads and Mills of the Birmingham District. The focus ofthe book centers on the labor-related music of the Birmingham district. Migrantspouring into Birmingham’s industrial district, whether from the cotton fields of the Mississippi Delta or the Appalachian hills, carried with them theirunique styles of music, as well as their unique traditions and culture. Musicof the Mines presents the histories and personal recollections of the musiciansand their families, and an outstanding array of recordings ranging from soulful ballads and blues, to union songs and old-time fiddling.

For: 12 years or up
Location: Helena Library Conference Room
Cost: Free