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Alabaster, Alabama is located in Shelby County. Zip codes in Alabaster, AL include 35007. The median home price in Alabaster is $155,000 which is roughly $101/per square foot. More Alabaster information.

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Local news for Alabaster, AL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | The Montgomery Advertiser

Editorial: Ballot barriers too tough

That's because it's hard -- unjustly hard -- for anyone else to get on the ballot in our state, thanks to the restrictive ballot access law the Legislature has refused to change.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Alabama Live

Easter economics: Bunny Hop Shop opens at Alabaster's Meadow View Elementary

ALABASTER, Alabama -- If anyone wanted to know what connection exists between swampland and an Easter-themed business operated by Meadow View Elementary gifted-and-talented third-graders, just ask student Julia Wynn.

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Alabama Live

Alabaster's Meadow View Elementary scans visitors' ID cards for security, checks databases

Meadow View Elementary School in Alabaster is serving a pilot in the district by using the online Raptor system that scans government-issued photo identification cards and checks national databases to ensure visitors are able to be on campus.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabaster school chief gets two-year contract extension with 'favorable' review

The Alabaster Board of Education approved the extension of Superintendent Wayne Vickers' employment contract by two years at its meeting on Monday, April 14, 2014.

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Alabama Live

Shelby County approves $4.27 million paving bid that includes Pelham, Montevallo projects

Shelby County's $4.27 million bid award to Wiregrass Construction for numerous paving projects includes roads and streets proposed and funded by Montevallo and Pelham.

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Alabama Live

Shelby County coal mining plan that will close part of Road 270 gets initial approval

Shelby County Commissioner Jon Parker says an Alabaster company's plan extract coal from beneath County Road 270 in the Pea Ridge area will not affect the route through Brantleyville west of Alabaster.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

WIAT-TV Birmingham

Shelby County man killed in ATV accident

Alabama State Troopers tell CBS42 37-year-old Larry Hal Dyer Pierce, Jr. was driving an ATV down County Road 331 about six miles south of Alabaster when he lost control and overturned around 11:20 p.m. Troopers say Pierce was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, and alcohol may have been involved.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Alabama Live

From prosthetic legs to hydro-electric generators, Calera students provide aid to Honduras

CALERA, Alabama -- Calera High School student Christian McDonald started crying when the prosthetic leg he and his peers built for people in Honduras couldn't fit the blind man he was helping.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabaster schools using anonymous system to get reports of bullying, cutting, other issues

The Alabaster City School District since January has been using an online and cellphone-accessed system called Anonymous Alerts that allows anyone to send messages directly to school leaders about issues of concern such as bullying or substance abuse.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabaster school district advancing toward bond for new high school, other renovations

The Alabaster Board of Education is hoping to pursue a bond that will fund construction of a new high school and renovations of other buildings.

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Alabama Live

Pelham to address effect of Shelby County's water rate hike

Pelham City Council President Rick Hayes says the municipality's water board will meet to discuss the effect of Shelby County's rate hike for water.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Maylene mom indicted for reckless murder of infant son

A Maylene mother arrested after her infant son's body was found inside her burning car has been indicted for reckless murder.

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Alabama Live

Check out aerial footage of Buck Creek's flooding in Old Town Helena

HELENA, Alabama - Many saw Buck Creek's flooding in Old Town Helena from the ground on Monday, but Kevin Henderson of Alabama Aerial Photography has provided the chance to see it from the skies.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Lethal injections could be on hold in AL after bill fails in legislature

Lawmakers failed to pass a measure in the waning hours of the legislative session that would have kept information about lethal injections secret from the public.

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Business Journal

Floods rock apartments, several neighborhoods

The flooding caused several problems for commuters, but also hit a number of low-lying apartment complexes and neighborhoods very hard - damaging cars, residential property and some businesses.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Alabama Live

Hoover Councilman John Lyda to share about delegation trip to Brazil with Friends of Hoover group

Hoover Councilman John Lyda presents a Hoover High School soccer jersey to Mirella Catto, who served as interpreter for a delegation from the American Council of Young Political Leaders during a trip to Rio, Brazil in late March 2014.

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Alabama Live

Alabama legislative session fizzles out: 'Our work here is dumb'

About the writer JD Crowe is the statewide cartoonist for the Alabama Media Group.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Montgomery Advertiser

Death penalty secrecy bill fails to pass, leaving executions in question

Lawmakers Thursday were unable to approve a bill that would have masked the names of individuals and companies that manufacture drugs used in executions.

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Alabama Live

Alabaster Clean Sweep campaign focuses on spring cleaning in April

ALABASTER, Alabama -- The City of Alabaster is encouraging spring cleaning throughout April with plenty of opportunities to help the community.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Alabama Live

Southpace March deals include Newk's corporate office, former Walmart and Happy Hounds

Southpace's Rich Vanchina, represented Happy Hounds LLC in leasing 7,000 square feet at 2222 Fifth Ave. South in Birmingham.

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