Daniel Acker Sr. not seeking re-election

Daniel Acker Sr. not seeking re-election

After 23 years of service on the Shelby County Commission, Alabaster resident Daniel Acker Sr. will not seek re-election in 2016, he announced on Oct. ... Read more | Add your comment

Latest news

Deputies find missing Maylene man

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has reunited a 37-year-old Maylene man with his family after the man went missing for multiple days. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Former police officer faces new child sex charge | Add your comment
  2. Baptist Health, Tenet finalize merger | Add your comment
  3. Officers on lookout for car burglary suspect | Add your comment

The Latest

Charity volleyball game raises $2,721 for Mitchell’s Place

Charity volleyball game raises $2,721 for Mitchell’s Place

Thompson High School’s varsity volleyball team narrowly swept the school’s faculty team in two games during an Oct. 1 charity match, but the scores were ... Read more | Add your comment

Alabaster housing, commercial market continues surge

Alabaster housing, commercial market continues surge

Through the first eight months of 2015, Alabaster continued to see a spike in its number of new homes and commercial buildings, continuing an upward ... Read more | Add your comment

Thousands pack Alabaster homecoming parade, pep rally

Thousands pack Alabaster homecoming parade, pep rally

For the third consecutive year, the Alabaster community did not disappoint when turning out for the city’s homecoming parade and pep rally, as thousands of ... Read more | Add your comment

Mspark names Steve Mitzel new chief executive officer

Mspark, a results-oriented direct mail and marketing services company with the proven ability to deliver measurable results and positive ROI in markets across America, announced ... Read more | Add your comment

Alabaster honors officer, firefighter of the year

Alabaster honors officer, firefighter of the year

When Alabaster police Lt. Jeff Anthony and Fire Chief Jim Golden tallied the accomplishments of their 2015 officer and firefighter of the year, they recorded ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Alabaster Walmart Market opens its doors | Add your comment
  2. Library Link: Scaring up October fun and adventure at the library | Add your comment
  3. Man who rammed cop cars sentenced for probation violation | Add your comment
  4. Galloway speaks at Homes for Our Troops event | Add your comment
  5. Alabaster approves $25.8 million budget for 2016 | Add your comment
  6. ‘There is a difference:’ Licensed home daycares face gamut of regulations | Add your comment
  7. Alabaster council OKs rezoning for new school | Add your comment
  8. Smith announces candidacy for circuit judge | Add your comment
  9. Community mourns loss of former police chief | Add your comment
  10. CVES adds club-based leadership program | Add your comment
  11. Students gain valuable experience from Shelby County Leadership Conference | Add your comment
  12. Alabaster daycare celebrates first pre-K class | Add your comment
  13. United Way kicks off Shelby County campaign | Add your comment
  14. Alabaster mayor, senator taking economic development trip to China | Add your comment
  15. ACS recommended for AdvancED accreditation | Add your comment
  16. SCSO searching for missing Maylene man | Add your comment
  17. Alabaster ready to host homecoming parade | Add your comment
  18. Woman charged with felony in domestic violence incident | Add your comment
  19. Alabaster Walmart Market opens next week | Add your comment
  20. Man indicted on rape, unlawful imprisonment charges | Add your comment
  21. Pumpkin patch returning to Alabaster church | Add your comment
  22. Alabaster library holding book and bake sale | Add your comment
  23. Convicted robber rearrested on drug-dealing charges | Add your comment
  24. New retail, office development coming to Alabaster | Add your comment


Week 8 predictions

Week 8 predictions

We went a little crazy last week and called four upsets, two of which panned out, two of which didn’t. Seven weeks into this thing ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Evangel extends win streak | Add your comment
  2. Kingwood gets win over Cornerstone | Add your comment
  3. Turnovers cost Warriors | Add your comment

Special Section


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


Alabaster council OKs rezoning for new school

A project to construct a new high school in Alabaster cleared its final hurdle on Sept. 28, as the City Council voted to rezone a ... Read more | Add your comment