Prison Reform Task Force talks plans to alleviate prison overcrowding

Prison Reform Task Force talks plans to alleviate prison overcrowding

A common goal shared between Sen. Cam Ward, R–Alabaster, Research Manager Andy Barbee and others on the task force is to fix the overcrowded prisons ... Read more | Add your comment

Latest news

Man, 32, charged with sex abuse of juvenile

A 32-year-old Alabaster man is facing up to 20 years in prison after he was arrested and charged with allegedly sexually abusing a child younger ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. ‘Mr. B’ named THS Teacher of the Month | Add your comment
  2. Alabaster CDA looking to spur development along 119 | Add your comment
  3. Alabaster teacher leads fight for gifted funding | Add your comment

The Latest

April Weaver makes history in Legislature

State Rep. April Weaver, R-Brierfield, made history recently when she was named chairperson of the Health Committee for the Alabama House of Representatives. Weaver is ... Read more | Add your comment

Perfect so far: THS awards stellar attendance

Perfect so far: THS awards stellar attendance

A group of Thompson High School students finished the first semester of the 2014-2015 school year on a high note by not missing a single ... Read more | Add your comment

Store owner facing drug charges appearing in court

A 58-year-old Hoover man who has been charged with allegedly selling synthetic drugs from his Alabaster convenience store is set to appear in the Shelby ... Read more | Add your comment

Child sex abuse suspect awaiting trial

A 38-year-old Alabaster man who is facing a felony child sex abuse charge remains in the Shelby County Jail, and is awaiting trial on the ... Read more | Add your comment

Kona Ice helps former Alabaster police chief

Kona Ice helps former Alabaster police chief

Kona Ice owner Karla Butler’s hopes for a successful fundraiser for Alabaster’s former police chief took a bit of a dip when she saw the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. TSGC students participate in first Miss SPIRIT Pageant | Add your comment
  2. City looking to demolish more dilapidated houses | Add your comment
  3. Alabaster discussing Ulta incentives Feb. 23 | Add your comment
  4. Alabaster surprises Bob Green with key to city | Add your comment
  5. Alabaster cutting ribbon on disc golf course Jan. 31 | Add your comment
  6. Cops: Mother used meth, pot while pregnant | Add your comment
  7. Alabaster named among safest in state | Add your comment
  8. TMS seventh-grader wins Shelby County Spelling Bee | Add your comment
  9. Warrant issued after convict skips probation requirements | Add your comment
  10. Ulta Beauty store coming to Alabaster | Add your comment
  11. Aldi hiring for Pelham, Alabaster, other area stores | Add your comment
  12. Briarwood quarterback transfers to Thompson | Add your comment
  13. ACS purchases more air-conditioned school buses | Add your comment
  14. Alabaster cheerleader, team headed to world competition | Add your comment
  15. Charges likely to be dropped against truck stop drug suspect | Add your comment
  16. ACS delivers laptop carts to classrooms | Add your comment
  17. One year later: Is city more prepared for severe winter weather? | Add your comment
  18. Brookwood Medical Center hires new CEO | Add your comment
  19. Cam Ward to headline church’s Men’s Day program | Add your comment
  20. Alabaster infant death suspect gets new court date | Add your comment
  21. Deputies: Alabaster teen stole Humvee from Army Reserve | Add your comment
  22. Kids First celebrates King’s legacy | Add your comment
  23. Child sex abuse suspect appearing in court Feb. 19 | Add your comment
  24. Police: No string of break-ins reported at Promenade | Add your comment

Sports

Lions down Lee-Scott, stay alive in AISA play

Lions down Lee-Scott, stay alive in AISA play

Going into the Jan. 29 contest with the Lee-Scott Academy Warriors, Kingwood head coach Danny Davis felt confident in the team he was putting on ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Helena spoils Thompson’s senior night in big win | Add your comment
  2. Thompson Lady Warriors cruise to win on senior night | Add your comment
  3. Thompson wins Warrior Invitational | 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

Alabaster teacher leads fight for gifted funding

For Thompson Intermediate School gifted education teacher Rita Sparks, the numbers simply just don’t add up. Read more | Add your comment