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The Shelby County Reporter
Alabaster finalizes agreement with Hoover PDBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The police firing range at Alabas
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 16 hours ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The police firing range at Alabaster’s Limestone Park soon will see some new activity and a few upgrades, after the City Council recently approved an agreement to allow the Hoover Police Department to use... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Alabaster finalizes agreement with Hoover PDBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The police firing range at Alabas
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 16 hours ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The police firing range at Alabaster’s Limestone Park soon will see some new activity and a few upgrades, after the City Council recently approved an agreement to allow the Hoover Police Department to use... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Safety upgrades highlight start of KCS school yearBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Alabaster’s Kingwood Christian Sc
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 17 hours ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Alabaster’s Kingwood Christian School is looking to make its students, teachers and parents feel a little safer this academic year, as the school added several safety-oriented upgrades over the... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Safety upgrades highlight start of KCS school yearBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Alabaster’s Kingwood Christian Sc
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 17 hours ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Alabaster’s Kingwood Christian School is looking to make its students, teachers and parents feel a little safer this academic year, as the school added several safety-oriented upgrades over the... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Alabaster’s new high school will have collegiate-caliber track facilityBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The standalone track and field fa
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted yesterday
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The standalone track and field facility at Alabaster’s new high school will have more amenities than originally planned, after Shelby County agreed to provide funding to make upgrades to the... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Alabaster’s new high school will have collegiate-caliber track facilityBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The standalone track and field fa
Alabaster Reporter / Posted yesterday
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The standalone track and field facility at Alabaster’s new high school will have more amenities than originally planned, after Shelby County agreed to provide funding to make upgrades to the... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Police: Woman’s baby tested positive for meth, cannabinoidsBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 26-year-old Harpersville woman
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted yesterday
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 26-year-old Harpersville woman is facing a felony chemical endangerment of a child charge after she gave birth to a child who allegedly tested positive for multiple controlled substances. The... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Police: Woman’s baby tested positive for meth, cannabinoidsBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 26-year-old Harpersville woman
Alabaster Reporter / Posted yesterday
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 26-year-old Harpersville woman is facing a felony chemical endangerment of a child charge after she gave birth to a child who allegedly tested positive for multiple controlled substances. The... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
What’s the latest on the Fulton Springs extension?By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Crews with AT&T were set to begin
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Crews with AT&T were set to begin a major phase of a project to connect Fulton Springs Road to U.S. 31 on Aug. 14, and the project is still on track to be completed this fall. During a recent City... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
What’s the latest on the Fulton Springs extension?By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Crews with AT&T were set to begin
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Crews with AT&T were set to begin a major phase of a project to connect Fulton Springs Road to U.S. 31 on Aug. 14, and the project is still on track to be completed this fall. During a recent City... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Body found in lake near AlabasterBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Shelby County Sheriff’s Offic
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has launched an investigation after a body was discovered in a lake in southern Alabaster. At about 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 13, SCSO deputies were dispatched to a... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Body found in lake near AlabasterBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Shelby County Sheriff’s Offic
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has launched an investigation after a body was discovered in a lake in southern Alabaster. At about 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 13, SCSO deputies were dispatched to a... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Pelham man, 84, killed in Hoover crashBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor HOOVER – A two-vehicle wreck on South Shades
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor HOOVER – A two-vehicle wreck on South Shades Crest Road in Hoover has claimed the life of an elderly Pelham man, according to the Hoover Police Department. The wreck happened at 3:14 a.m. near the intersection of... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
One killed in Aug. 12 shooting in SterrettBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor STERRETT – One person is dead and another is
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor STERRETT – One person is dead and another is in custody after a shooting in the Sterrett community, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. The shooting happened at about 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12 in... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
ACS Warrior Day is Aug. 12By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Those looking to get a sneak prev
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Those looking to get a sneak preview at the upcoming Thompson Warrior season will have a chance to do so on Saturday, Aug. 12, as the city is hosting its Warrior Day jamboree at Larry Simmons... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
ACS Warrior Day is Aug. 12By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Those looking to get a sneak prev
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Those looking to get a sneak preview at the upcoming Thompson Warrior season will have a chance to do so on Saturday, Aug. 12, as the city is hosting its Warrior Day jamboree at Larry Simmons... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Man gets work release for breaking into several vehiclesBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 26-year-old Alabaster man will
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 26-year-old Alabaster man will spend the next several months completing a work release program, and will be on probation for a couple of years after he pleaded guilty to breaking into a multitude of... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Man gets work release for breaking into several vehiclesBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 26-year-old Alabaster man will
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 26-year-old Alabaster man will spend the next several months completing a work release program, and will be on probation for a couple of years after he pleaded guilty to breaking into a multitude of... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
ACS holding after-school enrichment classesBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Kids at three Alabaster schools w
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Kids at three Alabaster schools will have a chance to participate in everything from soccer and art to music and science on afternoons this school year, as the Alabaster City Schools Community Education... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
ACS holding after-school enrichment classesBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Kids at three Alabaster schools w
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Kids at three Alabaster schools will have a chance to participate in everything from soccer and art to music and science on afternoons this school year, as the Alabaster City Schools Community Education... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Alabaster set to award garbage truck facility bidBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The city of Alabaster likely will
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The city of Alabaster likely will take a major step toward starting its own residential garbage service later this month, as it is preparing to open bids on a project to construct a facility to house the... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Alabaster set to award garbage truck facility bidBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The city of Alabaster likely will
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The city of Alabaster likely will take a major step toward starting its own residential garbage service later this month, as it is preparing to open bids on a project to construct a facility to house the... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Man facing child sex abuse charges pleads not guiltyBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – A 36-year-old Hoover man who is f
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – A 36-year-old Hoover man who is facing allegations he sexually abused a child over a several-year period has entered pleas of not guilty and not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect, according to... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Man facing child sex abuse charges pleads not guiltyBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – A 36-year-old Hoover man who is f
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – A 36-year-old Hoover man who is facing allegations he sexually abused a child over a several-year period has entered pleas of not guilty and not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect, according to... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
ACS begins fifth year of schoolBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – As a returning student at Alabast
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – As a returning student at Alabaster’s Creek View Elementary School, first-grader Kennedy Evans didn’t display any of the jitters usually associated with the first day of a new school year on Aug. 9. “She... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
ACS begins fifth year of schoolBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – As a returning student at Alabast
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – As a returning student at Alabaster’s Creek View Elementary School, first-grader Kennedy Evans didn’t display any of the jitters usually associated with the first day of a new school year on Aug. 9. “She... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Alabaster Blvd. repairs still to be leveled, sealcoatedBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Crews with the Southeastern Sealc
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Crews with the Southeastern Sealcoating company will put the finishing touches on a recently repaired portion of Alabaster Boulevard in a few weeks, according to Alabaster leaders. The company closed the... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Alabaster Blvd. repairs still to be leveled, sealcoatedBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Crews with the Southeastern Sealc
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Crews with the Southeastern Sealcoating company will put the finishing touches on a recently repaired portion of Alabaster Boulevard in a few weeks, according to Alabaster leaders. The company closed the... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
HPD partnership, upgrades coming to Limestone shooting rangeBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Alabaster Police Department’s
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Alabaster Police Department’s firing range in Limestone Park soon will see some upgrades, as the city is set to finalize an agreement allowing the Hoover Police Department to utilize the range for... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
HPD partnership, upgrades coming to Limestone shooting rangeBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Alabaster Police Department’s
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Alabaster Police Department’s firing range in Limestone Park soon will see some upgrades, as the city is set to finalize an agreement allowing the Hoover Police Department to utilize the range for... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Area cities named top for young professionalsBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor Several Shelby County cities are among the be
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor Several Shelby County cities are among the best for young professionals, according to a ranking recently released by a national real estate website. The Movoto.com real estate guide recently released its list of... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Area cities named top for young professionalsBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor Several Shelby County cities are among the be
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor Several Shelby County cities are among the best for young professionals, according to a ranking recently released by a national real estate website. The Movoto.com real estate guide recently released its list of... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
ACS back-to-school bash is this FridayBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Thompson high and middle scho
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Thompson high and middle school cheerleading programs will look to start the 2017-2018 school year with excitement while raising money to support the Alabaster City Schools cheerleading programs on... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
ACS back-to-school bash is this FridayBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Thompson high and middle scho
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Thompson high and middle school cheerleading programs will look to start the 2017-2018 school year with excitement while raising money to support the Alabaster City Schools cheerleading programs on... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Infant death suspect seeks dismissal of reckless murder chargeBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – The attorney for a 25-year-old M
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – The attorney for a 25-year-old Maylene woman who has been charged with reckless murder in the 2014 death of her infant son has asked a judge to dismiss the charge, claiming the circumstances surrounding... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Infant death suspect seeks dismissal of reckless murder chargeBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – The attorney for a 25-year-old M
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – The attorney for a 25-year-old Maylene woman who has been charged with reckless murder in the 2014 death of her infant son has asked a judge to dismiss the charge, claiming the circumstances surrounding... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Ms. Shelby Ridge places high in state pageantBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor HOOVER – During her short time as a resident
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor HOOVER – During her short time as a resident at Alabaster’s Shelby Ridge and Rehab Select nursing home, Katherine Moorer has become known as a karaoke aficionado, and has even worked make the activity a mainstay at... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Ms. Shelby Ridge places high in state pageantBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor HOOVER – During her short time as a resident
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor HOOVER – During her short time as a resident at Alabaster’s Shelby Ridge and Rehab Select nursing home, Katherine Moorer has become known as a karaoke aficionado, and has even worked make the activity a mainstay at... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Widening project on Thompson Road progressingBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Shelby County Highway Departm
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Shelby County Highway Department soon will divert traffic on Thompson Road onto a temporary bypass to allow crews to demolish the current bridge over Buck Creek, marking the next step in a project to... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Widening project on Thompson Road progressingBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Shelby County Highway Departm
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Shelby County Highway Department soon will divert traffic on Thompson Road onto a temporary bypass to allow crews to demolish the current bridge over Buck Creek, marking the next step in a project to... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Alabaster finalizes sale of Hardee’s propertyBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The city of Alabaster has finaliz
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The city of Alabaster has finalized a deal to sell a piece of formerly city-owned property along Alabama 119 to a developer working to bring a Hardee’s restaurant and other developments to the... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Alabaster finalizes sale of Hardee’s propertyBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The city of Alabaster has finaliz
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The city of Alabaster has finalized a deal to sell a piece of formerly city-owned property along Alabama 119 to a developer working to bring a Hardee’s restaurant and other developments to the... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Man who flashed victims at Walmart back in jail on domestic violence chargeBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 34-year-old Oneonta man who pr
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 34-year-old Oneonta man who previously pleaded guilty to exposing himself in the Pelham Walmart parking lot is being held in the Shelby County Jail without bond after he was arrested and charged with... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Man who flashed victims at Walmart back in jail on domestic violence chargeBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 34-year-old Oneonta man who pr
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor COLUMBIANA – A 34-year-old Oneonta man who previously pleaded guilty to exposing himself in the Pelham Walmart parking lot is being held in the Shelby County Jail without bond after he was arrested and charged with... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Siluria Brewery targets late 2017 openingBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – A local craft beer company is wor
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – A local craft beer company is working to bring new life to the long-vacant former Alabaster post office building on First Avenue West, and is planning to open the new establishment by the end of the... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Siluria Brewery targets late 2017 openingBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – A local craft beer company is wor
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – A local craft beer company is working to bring new life to the long-vacant former Alabaster post office building on First Avenue West, and is planning to open the new establishment by the end of the... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Alabaster sets date for homecoming parade, gameBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Alabaster City Schools will conti
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Alabaster City Schools will continue a yearly tradition in late September by packing the streets surrounding Thompson High School and Larry Simmons Stadium while honoring the city’s Fire Department. ACS... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Alabaster sets date for homecoming parade, gameBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Alabaster City Schools will conti
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – Alabaster City Schools will continue a yearly tradition in late September by packing the streets surrounding Thompson High School and Larry Simmons Stadium while honoring the city’s Fire Department. ACS... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Alabaster Fire Department sees rise in responsesBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Alabaster Fire Department has
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 16 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Alabaster Fire Department has seen a steady increase in its number of responses during the first half of 2017 when compared with the same time period in 2016, according to the most recent AFD activity... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Alabaster Fire Department sees rise in responsesBy NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Alabaster Fire Department has
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 16 days ago
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor ALABASTER – The Alabaster Fire Department has seen a steady increase in its number of responses during the first half of 2017 when compared with the same time period in 2016, according to the most recent AFD activity... Read more
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