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Salvation Army and Walmart partner to ‘Stuff the Bus’

ALABASTER — Walmart and The Salvation Army are teaming up to provide new school supplies to local children in need during the “Stuff the Bus” ... Read more

14 hours ago by Staff Reports.

COVID-19 cases decline, but state braces for school impact

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press REGIONAL NEWS. (AP) — Health officials say they are cautiously optimistic that Alabama is seeing a decline in COVID-19 cases, ... Read more

22 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Alabaster City Schools to start on staggered schedule

After guidance from the Alabama Department of Public Health, who released updated guidelines for reopening schools this fall on Aug. 4, Alabaster City Schools has ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Hatching Hope giving away COVID-19 relief supplies

Hatching Hope, a disaster relief organization, is giving away PPE and other supplies to help people struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic at an event on ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Fond farewell: Murray reflects on tenure as 58 INC.’s managing director

In mid-August, 58 INC. Managing Director Yvonne Murray will transition from the role she has held since November 2017 to Southern Power, where she will ... Read more

2 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Foundation provides all school supplies for 10 kids in Pelham

Nonprofit organization 77 Kids Foundation helped relieve some of the financial burden on parents and students on Aug. 1 when it provided all of the ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

YMCA to offer remote learning and childcare programs

As schools begin the 2020 year, many parents are faced with the dilemma of whether to send their children to school for traditional learning, or ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Summer reading program wraps up at Alabaster library

Children in Alabaster were asked to “Imagine Your Story” this summer during the Albert L. Scott Library’s summer reading program which wrapped up on Wednesday, ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Bedsole, Penhale set for runoff in District 49 Republican Primary

Residents in parts of Alabaster and Montevallo went to the polls on Tuesday, Aug. 4, to vote in the special House District 49 Republican Primary ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Thompson starts No. 1, others receive recognition in preseason poll

For the fourth year in a row, the Thompson Warriors will start a new football season inside the top five of the ASWA football rankings, ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Coin shortage affecting some businesses, not others

When’s the last time you reached into your pocket and heard the familiar jingle of change when making a cash transaction? Read more

7 days ago by Scott Mims.

Thompson season opener to raise money for childhood cancer

For the second consecutive year, the Thompson Warriors will open the 2020 football season fighting for both a win on the field and a good ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Gov. Ivey extends Safer at Home order, mandates masks until Aug. 31

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey held a press conference from the state capitol in Montgomery on Wednesday, July 29, and extended the current Safer at Home ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: County’s COVID-19 daily case count on slight downward trend

 With 1,869 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the last two weeks according to the Alabama Department of Public Health, the number of new cases continues ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Domestic violence on the rise during COVID-19

One of the most unfortunate side-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the rise in domestic violence in Shelby County, according to reports from SafeHouse ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

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