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Alabama lawmaker says Yellow Mama may make a comeback: Today in state politics
Alabama may be forced to bring back its infamous electric chair dubbed "Yellow Mama" if lawmakers can't agree to give immunity to the makers of the drugs used in executions.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Leeds' Grand River development to get Lemak Sports Medicine clinic
Southpace Properties recently represented the clinic's parent company Lemak Group in purchasing 1.5 acres of land from U.S. Steel in the Grand River Development.
Sen. Cam Ward: Executions on hold until at least spring; state needs confidentiality law...
Alabama can't resume executions until next spring because it can't get the needed drugs, state Sen. Cam Ward told the Times-Daily newspaper in Florence.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Every superhero needs a sidekick: Alabaster couple lands knockout with creative baby announcement
D.J. and Renea Dittenhoefer weren't thwarted when faced with the challenge of coming up with a creative way to announce a new addition to their family.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Saddle Lake Farms residents approve annexation into Alabaster
Saddle Lake Farms residents Dana Clement and Jordan Hosey give each other a high-five after reading results of the special election in which voters approved annexation into Alabaster on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Ex-Chilton County deputy, his wife face more charges after sexual misconduct victims come forward
A former Chilton County sheriff's deputy and teacher and his wife face dozens of new charges related to sexual and other misconduct with underage students.
Alabaster's new traffic signal on Highway 119 targeting September completion
Installation of a new traffic signal and turn lane on Highway 119 at the intersection of Shelby County Road 80 in Alabaster continues on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Steve Martin leaves a legacy after 26 years on Shelby County school board
SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- Ellie Glasscox was the first superintendent at the Shelby County School District to serve with fledgling Board of Education member Steve Martin back in the mid-'80s.
Rotary Club of Alabaster-Pelham donates van to help BackPack Buddies program
Vineyard Family Services Program Director Stephanie Grissom and Executive Director Ward Williams accept the van for their BackPack Buddies program donated by the Rotary Club of Alabaster and Pelham with the group's Debbie Parrott, Craig Sorensen and others at the Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster on Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Alabaster: Shops on Fulton Springs Road bring local flavor to Alabaster
Sure, there's been plenty of growth in the city of Alabaster with the introduction of department stores, restaurants and other new businesses.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Former Alabaster restaurant, where the Rolling Stones once dined, is on the market
The property at 534 Industrial Road in Alabaster used to be home to Meadowlark Farms Restaurant, which opened in the 1970s.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Former Chilton County sheriff's deputy, his wife face charges of inappropriate relationship with student
An investigation that started after a deadly wreck last month in Clanton has led to charges that a former Chilton County sheriff's deputy and his wife had an inappropriate and illegal relationship with an underage female.
Alabaster school gets grant that provides students fruits, vegetables as snacks
ALABASTER, Alabama -- Alabaster's Meadow View Elementary School is getting a $50,000 grant that will provide snacks consisting of fresh fruits and vegetables to students during the upcoming academic year.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Open Carry Voting
John David Murphy an Alabaster resident planned to vote with a pistol by his side Tuesday July 15, 2014 but was met at the doors to First United Methodist Church in Alabaster by Shelby County Sheriffs Deputies.
Alabaster school district hires financial officer following departure of 'A-Team' member
Alabaster City Schools' new chief financial officer, Linda Agee, at left, talks with Sarita Tapscott, who is leaving the job to take a similar role in Muscle Shoals, following the Alabaster Board of Education meeting on Monday, July 14, 2014.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Alabaster gains, loses land in hopes of spurring Highway 119 development
The City of Alabaster is annexing 3.2 acres along the east side of Highway 119, south of Thompson Road, in hopes of seeing the area developed.
Religion News Service
What happens when the irresistible force of gun rights meets the immovable object of religious liberty? Well, in the laboratory of democracy known as the State of Alabama, we may soon find out.
Cops converge on Alabaster's Thompson Middle School for active-shooter training
Shelby County Sheriff's Office patrol vehicles fill part of the parking lot at Alabaster's Thompson Middle School on Monday, July 14, 2014, for a training program focusing on situations involving active shooters.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Pelham celebrates 50 years with free party, ice skating, concert today
PELHAM, Alabama -- At 81 years old, Carrie Sue Hinds clearly remembers almost 50 years ago to the day when Pelham officially incorporated as a municipality.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
State sheriffs' group wants clarification on issue of guns at polling sites
John David Murphy, 55, of Alabaster talks about gun rights on June 4, 2014, after he was denied entry into a polling location for the primary election the previous day because he openly wore a holstered pistol.