City bus drivers honored at Love the Bus celebration

City bus drivers honored at Love the Bus celebration

Five bus drivers in Shelby County were recognized for their dedication to their work at the seventh annual Love the Bus Feb. 11 at the ... Read more | Add your comment

Latest news

Maylene man gets 8 years for dealing meth

A 33-year-old Maylene man will spend more than eight years in prison after he pleaded guilty to distributing methamphetamine from his house during a recent ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Alabaster Police holding women’s self-defense classes | Add your comment
  2. Alabaster defining heavy truck routes | Add your comment
  3. Alabaster sets public hearing on Uber | Add your comment

The Latest

Rep. Matt Fridy introduces Alabama amendment to secure parental rights

Rep. Matt Fridy introduces Alabama amendment to secure parental rights

Alabama Rep. Matt Fridy (R-Montevallo) filed House Bill 112 Feb. 10, which would amend the Alabama Constitution to provide that parents have a fundamental right ... Read more | Add your comment

Man sentenced for dealing prescription drugs

A 60-year-old Montevallo man will spend the next year in prison after he pleaded guilty to illegally distributing prescription drugs in Alabaster in 2012. Read more | Add your comment

Thompson Junior ROTC receives Air Force praise

Thompson Junior ROTC receives Air Force praise

Thompson High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC program has had plenty of reasons to celebrate over the past few months. Read more | Add your comment

Group names THS principal Administrator of Year

Group names THS principal Administrator of Year

The irony wasn’t lost on Thompson High School Principal Dr. Wesley Hester when he had trouble collecting his thoughts after earning an award from the ... Read more | Add your comment

Man gets 2 years for shooting, robbery

A 55-year-old Alabaster man will spend the next several months in jail after he pleaded guilty to shooting a victim during a 2014 robbery off ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Community mourns loss of THS student | Add your comment
  2. Caroline’s Cart coming to all Target stores | Add your comment
  3. Local students win UA’s ‘Mockingbird’ essay contest | Add your comment
  4. Trial set for former DHR employee | Add your comment
  5. Hearing set in infant death lawsuit | Add your comment
  6. Uber may soon serve Alabaster | Add your comment
  7. SEC Commissioner gives update on conference | Add your comment
  8. Junior ROTC hike, camp benefiting local veterans | Add your comment
  9. Man ‘in this country illegally’ charged with child sex abuse | Add your comment
  10. Local students nominated for military academies | Add your comment
  11. TSGS students mentor special-needs peers | Add your comment
  12. Local law enforcement, fire departments take Polar Plunge | Add your comment
  13. County schools cancelling after-school events due to severe weather threat | Add your comment
  14. Life Church members support H.O.P.E house | Add your comment
  15. Calera man charged with possession of heroin | Add your comment
  16. Man gets 6 years for dealing drugs | Add your comment
  17. ACS OKs purchase of new band instruments | Add your comment
  18. THS awards perfect attendance | Add your comment
  19. ACS approves first phase of new high school | Add your comment
  20. Maylene man faces trio of pot-dealing charges | Add your comment
  21. Miller recognized for work with county court system | Add your comment
  22. Man charged with assaulting girlfriend | Add your comment
  23. ACS sets dates for kindergarten registration | Add your comment
  24. Alabaster Waffle House taking Valentine’s reservations | Add your comment

Sports

Basketball area tournament roundups, Feb. 11

Basketball area tournament roundups, Feb. 11

Thompson’s season ends at hands of Hoover Read more | Add your comment

  1. Thompson hopes to continue baseball success | Add your comment
  2. Basketball area tournament roundups | Add your comment
  3. Feb. 8-9 soccer roundups | Add your comment

Special Section

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

Former Siluria Mill workers reminisce

The fellowship hall at First Presbyterian Church (Elliottsville) was a loud and joyous place on Saturday, ... 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

Thompson Junior ROTC receives Air Force praise

Thompson High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC program has had plenty of reasons to celebrate over the past few months. Read more | Add your comment