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Thompson softball team headed to state after remarkable comeback

With two outs on the board and in a 2-2 count, Thompson junior Ella Pate faced the biggest pitch of her life on Friday night, ... Read more

17 hours ago by Alec Etheredge.

Marvin Copes announces retirement from Shelby County RSVP

Marvin Copes, the coordinator for Shelby County’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program, will retire after nearly 13 years of service. Copes made the announcement on Wednesday, ... Read more

1 day ago by Alec Etheredge.

Bobby Joe Seales arrested for child pornography in Alabaster

Alabaster resident Bobby Joe Seales has been arrested on charges of child pornography according to a release from the Alabaster Police Department.  Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Thompson’s Harrell wins Gatorade Player of the Year award

After one year leading the Thompson Warriors, quarterback Conner Harrell has racked up several awards, but his latest may be the biggest so far. Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Alabaster Farmer’s Market returns June 5

With summer quickly approaching, the city of Alabaster is gearing up to hold the Alabaster Farmer’s Market beginning on June 5. Read more

2 days ago by Nathan Howell.

Colonial Pipeline restarts operations, delay of product expected

At 4 p.m. central daylight time on Wednesday, May 12, the Colonial Pipeline restarted its flow according to the company after it was forced to ... Read more

3 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Area churches hosting Vacation Bible School

Churches all across Shelby County are planning to host Vacation Bible School and similar events—many of them in person—as the summer months approach. Read more

3 days ago by Scott Mims.

Helena’s Hines wins Decathlon State Championship, others perform well

Competing against some of the state’s elite high school athletes, Damian Hines wasn’t intimidated heading into the AHSAA Decathlon State Championship May 10-11. Read more

3 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

THS band holds Senior Signing Day ceremony

Students participating in the Thompson High School band program were featured at the school’s fourth annual Senior Signing Day program on May 5. Read more

4 days ago by Nathan Howell.

THS senior advances in Google Doodle competition

Thompson High School senior Isabelle Carrozza may soon earn the distinction of having her artwork on the Google homepage after being selected as the state ... Read more

4 days ago by Nathan Howell.

Experts warn against panic buying as gas prices rise due to Colonial Pipeline shutdown

Gas prices have spiked close to 10 cents around the Birmingham-metro area since last week following a shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline—a portion of which ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

State to stop providing federal unemployment programs

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey announced May 10 that Alabama will end its participation in all federally funded pandemic unemployment compensation programs effective June 19, ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

AFD welcomes new aerial ladder truck

Alabaster’s Fire Department recently upgraded their equipment after receiving a new ladder truck capable of reaching heights of 100 feet.   Read more

5 days ago by Nathan Howell.

Rededication ceremony held for Abby Wooley Park

The city of Alabaster held a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 8 to rededicate Abby Wooley Park after making a significant investment in improving the ... Read more

5 days ago by Nathan Howell.

CVES recognized for counseling program

Creek View Elementary School was recently recognized for their counseling program earning the designation as a Recognized ASCA Model Program, (RAMP). Read more

1 week ago by Nathan Howell.

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