4 hrs ago
Shelby Baptist Medical Center is 1 of 5 hospitals selected for feeding tube study
The Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster is one of five hospitals participating in feeding tube study. Shelby Baptist Medical Center has been selected as one of five hospitals in the U.S. to participate in a collaborative study to improve the quality of tube-feeding.
8 hrs ago
Fit for duty: Alabaster firefighters use YMCA for new intensive exercise program
Alabaster firefighter Grant Underwood didn't struggle as much when he and a dozen or so colleagues climbed 110 stories' worth of stairs last Sunday in remembrance of the first-responders who died on Sept. 11, 2001.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Alabaster school district getting $120 million through bond deals approved tonight
The Alabaster Board of Education tonight approved the sale of bonds that will raise roughly $120 million for construction projects including a new high school and payment of debt associated with the separation from Shelby County's system. The board approved the issuance of $101.8 million in tax-exempt bonds that will translate to $107.4 million in revenue for the district, Superintendent Wayne Vickers said after tonight's board meeting.
MacLean Power Systems closing Birmingham facility, laying off workers
MacLean Power Systems will be closing its Birmingham facility and will layoff 75 employees in the process, according to a notice filed by the company. The South Carolina-based insulation and hardware production company will close its Birmingham operation, at 1500 Red Hollow Rd., by Oct. 31. MacLean has two other locations in Birmingham in Pelham and Alabaster, but there are no layoffs expected at those locations, according to the report.
Giving thanks, group delivers pizza to police, fire agencies in Alabaster, Pelham, Helena
After delivering plates of lasagna to first-responders in parts of Shelby County on Sept. 11 last year, David Keough and Eddie Keaton wanted to continue the tradition this year.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Alabaster police car set on fire while parked overnight at church
Alabaster police are investigating an arson case involving a patrol car parked in a church parking lot that was intentionally set on fire during the early morning hours on Tuesday. The police department is reporting that officers received a report at about 12:30 a.m. of the patrol car burning in the parking lot of First Presbyterian Church of Alabaster on Highway 119 just south of Fulton Springs Road "When officers arrived they found the Ford Crown Victoria engulfed in flames.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Alabaster man arrested for intoxicated driving has at least 24 prior DUI charges,...
An Alabaster man is in Shelby County jail on a $100,000 bond for felony driving under the influence amid allegations by the prosecution that he has at least 24 prior DUI charges. Authorities booked David Louis Layne, 55, into jail following a two-vehicle crash last Thursday that caused injuries to the occupant of the other vehicle, according to documents filed Monday in Shelby County District Court.
Alabaster residents may see discolored water during fire hydrant testing in September, October
Alabaster's fire hydrant testing in September and October may cause water to temporarily turn yellow, brown or rust-colored in neighborhoods immediately after the activity occurs. Alabaster officials want the public to know the discolored water remains safe to drink or use for bathing during the testing.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Calera, Alabaster fire departments get federal grant to help with training, response
Fire departments in Calera and Alabaster are benefiting from a nearly $413,000 grant that will fund equipment and help the agencies standardize their training and response. U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus in Alabama's Sixth District announced on Wednesday the Assistance for Firefighters Grant, administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, awarded to the agencies.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
ALDI chain hosting hiring event for new Alabaster store on Sept. 8
Discount grocery chain ALDI is holding a hiring event on Monday in Pelham to solicit applicants for jobs at the Alabaster store expected to open late this year.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Revvin' 4 Research motorcycle ride raising money for breast cancer research Saturday
The Dixie Divas Riding Club is returning with its annual motorcycle ride to raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.
Community health fair happening in Columbiana on Sept. 11
More than 20 vendors are participating in the debut Caring for Your Community Health Fair in Columbiana on Sept.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
FOX6 Shred-A-Thon gets overwhelming response in Birmingham
The response from Wednesday's FOX6 Shred-A-Thon at Railroad Park was so overwhelming, we had to close down a little early.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Summer/Back-to-School Thrifting Tour Was a Success
Forty-five thrifters came with me on this bus tour to thrift stores and consignment shops in central Alabama.
Alabaster police hosting Coffee with a Cop event on Sept. 17
The Alabaster Police Department is inviting the community to meet with officers over a cup of coffee during an informal gathering Sept.
Trafficking 267 grams of crystal meth, other charges filed against Calera man
A Calera man remains in Shelby County jail today on bonds in excess of $1 million for charges alleging methamphetamine distribution involving at least 267 grams and other crimes, according to court documents.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Alabaster man pleads guilty in high-speed chase that ended in crash with police car, gets probation
An Alabaster man received a suspended prison sentence and will be on probation for three years after pleading guilty to charges stemming from a high-speed car chase in 2012.
Grand jury to hear case against ex-Chilton County sheriff's deputy charged with sexual...
The case against a former Chilton County sheriff's deputy facing dozens of charges of sexual misconduct with underage students will go before a Chilton County grand jury, a judge ruled this week.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Docupak to lay off workers after losing contract
Document and Packaging Brokers Inc., also known as Docupak, will significantly reduce its workforce after it was notified by the National Guard Bureau in Washington, D.C., that its contracts expired and won't be renewed.
Former DHR case worker forced sex acts 'in return for not taking her kids,' woman claims in lawsuit
A former Department of Human Resources case worker who faces criminal charges in a sexual assault investigation has now been named by the alleged victim in a civil lawsuit.