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Alabaster surprises Bob Green with key to city

Alabaster surprises Bob Green with key to city

When local optician Bob Green walked into Alabaster City Hall on the night of Jan. 26, he was ready to plead a case against paying ... Read more | Add your comment

Latest news

Alabaster cutting ribbon on disc golf course Jan. 31

Locals now have a new place to enjoy an emerging sport in Alabaster, and the city is preparing to hold a grand opening ceremony for ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Cops: Mother used meth, pot while pregnant | Add your comment
  2. Alabaster named among safest in state | Add your comment
  3. TMS seventh-grader wins Shelby County Spelling Bee | Add your comment

The Latest

Warrant issued after convict skips probation requirements

Officers are looking for a 44-year-old Alabaster man who previously pleaded guilty to striking multiple Alabaster police vehicles during a 2012 high-speed chase after the ... Read more | Add your comment

Ulta Beauty store coming to Alabaster

Ulta Beauty store coming to Alabaster

A high-end beauty supply store is shooting to open in Alabaster’s South Promenade shopping center by the end of October, city leaders announced during a ... Read more | Add your comment

Aldi hiring for Pelham, Alabaster, other area stores

Aldi hiring for Pelham, Alabaster, other area stores

Those looking for a job in the Birmingham area will have a chance to interview for positions with several Aldi grocery stores, including stores in ... Read more | Add your comment

Briarwood quarterback transfers to Thompson

Briarwood quarterback transfers to Thompson

The two-year starting quarterback for the Briarwood Christian School Lions will suit up for the Thompson Warriors during his senior season after recently transferring to ... Read more | Add your comment

ACS purchases more air-conditioned school buses

ACS purchases more air-conditioned school buses

More Alabaster students will be cooler while riding school buses once the weather begins warming up, as the city’s Board of Education approved the purchase ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Alabaster cheerleader, team headed to world competition | Add your comment
  2. Charges likely to be dropped against truck stop drug suspect | Add your comment
  3. ACS delivers laptop carts to classrooms | Add your comment
  4. One year later: Is city more prepared for severe winter weather? | Add your comment
  5. Brookwood Medical Center hires new CEO | Add your comment
  6. Cam Ward to headline church’s Men’s Day program | Add your comment
  7. Alabaster infant death suspect gets new court date | Add your comment
  8. Deputies: Alabaster teen stole Humvee from Army Reserve | Add your comment
  9. Kids First celebrates King’s legacy | Add your comment
  10. Child sex abuse suspect appearing in court Feb. 19 | Add your comment
  11. Police: No string of break-ins reported at Promenade | Add your comment
  12. County’s delegation will have ‘historic’ influence in 2015 session | Add your comment
  13. TMS takes trip to movies to combat bullying | Add your comment
  14. Alabaster police likely expanding station by end of month | Add your comment
  15. Alabaster honors Teachers of the Year | Add your comment
  16. THS freshmen get a feel for the real world | Add your comment
  17. THS students building electric car | Add your comment
  18. Press Start celebrates one year in Alabaster | Add your comment
  19. THS football hires staff from UA, Hoover, Shades Valley | Add your comment
  20. Man pleads guilty to ‘at least’ 25th felony DUI, sentenced to 10 years | Add your comment
  21. Alabaster exchange student shares American experience | Add your comment
  22. Victim identified in fatal Alabaster wreck | Add your comment
  23. ACS laying out blueprint for the future | Add your comment
  24. Alabaster OKs next step for new high school | Add your comment

Sports

Thompson wins Warrior Invitational

Thompson wins Warrior Invitational

Thompson High School played host to the Warrior Invitational on Jan. 24 and came out of the day as the overall leader in points, beating ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Bucs outshoot Thompson, win on the road 60-42 | Add your comment
  2. Late run pushed Hoover past Lady Warriors | Add your comment
  3. Briarwood quarterback transfers to Thompson | 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

Kingwood serves our community

Thirty kindergarten students at Kingwood Christian School presented the story of the birth of Jesus to ... 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

ACS purchases more air-conditioned school buses

More Alabaster students will be cooler while riding school buses once the weather begins warming up, as the city’s Board of Education approved the purchase ... Read more | Add your comment