Albert L. Scott Library Events – October

September 21, 2022By Kristine Alford

Join the Albert L. Scott Library this October for the following events!  Ya Ya Yarners – October 3, 17 & 24. Monday evenings at 5:00 pm. Members share crochet and knitting talents as well as work on community service projects. This year our group will provide hats and scarves to local charities and will provide … Read More

The Albert L. Scott Library’s Books By Mail

September 2, 2022By Alabaster Connection

The Albert L. Scott Library has a free service for Alabaster’s homebound citizens of all ages called Books by Mail. Whether one is homebound temporarily or long-term, books can be mailed directly to residents free of charge. Carol Smith, Public Services Librarian, runs the program. We asked Carol a few questions about this wonderful program. … Read More

New Dental Practice Open For Business

September 2, 2022By Alabaster Connection

Alabaster Welcomes StoneCreek Dental Care The newly renovated StoneCreek Dental Care office in Alabaster offers state-of-the-art equipment, plenty of parking, and an upgraded modern office setting to help the team to continue providing patients with the highest level of service and care. (205) 984-3106 1130 1st St N, Alabaster, AL 35007

A Letter From Mayor Scott Brakefield

September 1, 2022By Alabaster Connection

(In the photo: Helping to break ground at Patriots Park on July 29th are, from left: State Representative Kenneth Paschal, City Council member Jamie Cole, City Council member Kerri Pate, Mayor Scott Brakefield, City Council member Stacy Rakestraw, Shelby County Commissioner Ward Williams, and City Administrator Brian Binzer.) Dear Friends, It’s that time of year … Read More

August/September Beautification Board Winners

August 31, 2022By Alabaster Connection

Beautification Board   The August 2022 Beautification Board Winner is the Ward 7 home of Barry & Karen Gladstone at 605 Lane Park Drive. The brick beauty features a carefully manicured lawn with mature Crepe Myrtles, Azaleas, Camellias, Roses, Purple Hearts, and Hokies. Beds are bordered by brick pavers, and potted plants add pops of … Read More

Meet Brian Binzer, Alabaster City Administrator

August 31, 2022By Alabaster Connection

Brian Binzer is a big-picture guy. “I’m economic development and business-growth focused,” he says. “I like to work with the pieces and see everything come together.” And that’s exactly what he does (among many other things) in his role as Alabaster’s City Administrator. Binzer grew up in Montgomery and graduated from Jeff Davis High School … Read More

Alabaster For Tomorrow with Volunteer Randi Dicus

July 5, 2022By Alabaster Connection

By Brandon Matthews Randi Dicus has been serving on our team for several years now. Her dedication to the City of Alabaster is inspiring. In addition to For Tomorrow, she serves on the city’s beautification board, is heavily involved in her local church, and serves in various capacities throughout Alabaster. She truly believes that what … Read More

Reading Readiness and Summer Learning Loss Prevention

July 5, 2022By Alabaster Connection

This summer, the Albert L. Scott Library is one of 88 libraries statewide participating in Reimagining School Readiness facilitated through a sub-grant from the Alabama Public Library Service and developed by the Bay Area Discovery Museum with support from the California State Library and the Pacific Library Partnership. This project will help families prepare children … Read More

Welcome New Teen Council Members!

June 28, 2022By Alabaster Connection

In May, the Alabaster Teen Council welcomed their new members for for 2022-2023. The new Council includes: Jasmine Jones, Christopher Snow, Fred Casillas, Blair N’Dungu, Abigail Bess, Phillip Martin, Mary Dee Simmons, Jade Williams, Kylie Martin, George Walker, Luke Reid, Karrington Channell, Kendall Channell, Nora Ellis, Brittnee Robinson, Ella Southern, Kinley Callahan, Savannah Young, Avery … Read More

The Story of a Family Farm

June 22, 2022By Alabaster Connection

Ahna and Cam Frye continue the family tradition of farming in Alabaster at Alleluia Acres Heritage Farm. By Barry Wise Smith Photos by Brit Huckabay Ahna Frye is the sixth generation of her family to live and work on the Alabaster property on County Road 26 purchased by her third great grandfather in 1850. Following … Read More