Alabaster tears down dilapidated properties, passing cost on

Alabaster tears down dilapidated properties, passing cost on

Three nuisance properties in Alabaster have been demolished, and the Alabaster City Council likely will attach the costs as liens against the properties. Read more | Add your comment

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UPDATED: I-65 reopens after 18-wheeler wreck

Traffic is slowly returning to normal on Interstate 65 southbound after an 18-wheeler overturned near exit 242 in Pelham. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Police release details of Cam Ward’s arrest | Add your comment
  2. UPDATED: Cam Ward responds to DUI arrest | Add your comment
  3. Local pharmacist named to state Hall of Fame | Add your comment

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Meeting the forefathers: YMCA campers spend day at American Village

Meeting the forefathers: YMCA campers spend day at American Village

After learning how to march in formation, handle a musket and let out a ferocious battle cry, Alabaster YMCA day camp member Lillianna Rider said ... Read more | Add your comment

Governor signs Ward’s Open Meeting Act bill

Governor signs Ward’s Open Meeting Act bill

The state’s Open Meetings Act got a boost on June 30, as Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley signed a bill into law replacing sections of the ... Read more | Add your comment

Hollywood in Alabaster: ‘Faith of our Fathers’ premieres at Amstar

Hollywood in Alabaster: ‘Faith of our Fathers’ premieres at Amstar

Retired U.S Army Staff Sgt. Greg Akers shared the red carpet with a trio of internationally known movie stars on June 30, but something else ... Read more | Add your comment

Ward appointed to state prison council

State Sen. Cam Ward, R-Alabaster, has been appointed to Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley’s Alabama Criminal Justice Oversight and Implementation Council, which will help to enact ... Read more | Add your comment

Alabaster hosting slip ‘n slide day for teens

Alabaster hosting slip ‘n slide day for teens

Alabaster teens will have a chance to enjoy a massive water slide at the city’s Municipal Park in mid-July, thanks to the efforts of the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Grand jury: Man busted with cocaine in McDonald’s parking lot | Add your comment
  2. Man pleads not guilty to charges of raping underage girl | Add your comment
  3. Attempted murder suspect set for August court date | Add your comment
  4. Walmart hiring for new Alabaster Neighborhood Market | Add your comment
  5. Faith community speaks out against same-sex marriages | Add your comment
  6. Shelby County begins issuing same-sex marriage licenses | Add your comment
  7. Lara Alvis announces candidacy for circuit judge | Add your comment
  8. Locals respond to same-sex marriage ruling | Add your comment
  9. Dan Reeves retiring as Shelby County Circuit judge | Add your comment
  10. Alabaster farmers’ market sees strong start to 2015 | Add your comment
  11. Alabaster camp aimed at helping English language learners | Add your comment
  12. Reporter wins ninth-straight General Excellence award | Add your comment
  13. Cam Ward earns inaugural Business Champion Award | Add your comment
  14. Alabaster’s new home, commercial buildings double from 2014 | Add your comment
  15. Damaged, graffiti-tagged home on 119 coming down | Add your comment
  16. Siluria Baptist Church hires new youth pastor | Add your comment
  17. Suspect in infant’s death gets August court date | Add your comment
  18. Alabaster holding July 3 fireworks display | Add your comment
  19. Baptist Health, Tenet sign merger agreement | Add your comment
  20. Citing schools, Alabaster welcomes new residents to city | Add your comment
  21. Chamber to recognize health care professionals | Add your comment
  22. Cam Ward appearing on ‘The Daily Show’ | Add your comment
  23. ‘Blues, brews and the bird:’ Music abounds at Champy’s | Add your comment
  24. Campers learn, play at the YMCA | Add your comment

Sports

Alabaster 6U softball places second in state tournament.

Alabaster 6U softball places second in state tournament.

The Alabaster 6U softball All-Star team just finished up a successful season. The team placed first in the first pre-area tournament and second in the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Kingwood has five sign basketball scholarships | Add your comment
  2. An ode to the punt returner | Add your comment
  3. Alabaster 8U girls qualify for softball state tournament | Add your comment

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Editorials

Edwards supports Alabaster’s growth

A familiar face at the Alabaster Revenue Department is that of Michelle Edwards. Read more | Add your comment

Sandra Says

Reflections on Independence Day

What does the Fourth of July holiday mean to you? Read more | Add your comment

Letters to the Editor

Panyc’s reputation important to business

This concerns a letter you published Feb. 19 concerning Panyc restaurant not being all it appears to be. Read more | Add your comment

Schools

Alabaster camp aimed at helping English language learners

Alabaster English as a second language student Azul Lara carefully mulled over her options as she gazed at a table containing a dozen costumes representing ... Read more | Add your comment