Open For Business This Summer

April 29, 2023By Alabaster Connection

  Adams Homes New brick homes for sale 206 Dawsons Cove Terri Lobretto: [email protected] 205.230.1237 Adams Homes offers new one story brick homes 4 bedroom plans some with 3 full baths and 2 car g arage 6 plans from 2,169 sq. ft. to 2,831 Kel Bels’s Fitness & Coaching 112 Market Center Dr. Kelly … Read More

A Summer Letter From Mayor Scott Brakefield

April 29, 2023By Alabaster Connection

Dear Friends, As the weather warms, and summer inches closer, I get excited about what the next few months hold. We celebrate our Thompson High School Class of ’23 as they prepare for graduation on May 23rd. We are so proud of all our graduates and can’t wait to see what they will do! Summer … Read More

Summer Updates at the Library

April 29, 2023By Alabaster Connection

Let’s Come All Together Now This Summer! The Albert L. Scott is excited to continue the Summer Reading Challenge for all ages this summer. Participants will log all reading on the ReadSquared app to win prizes. There will be fun programs and activities for this year’s theme: All Together Now. Collage artist Michael Albert will visit … Read More

Home Making: A Renovation

April 29, 2023By Alabaster Connection

By Barry Wise Smith Photos by Blake Brock In 2019, Mike and Amanda Higginbotham, of Higginbotham Real Estate Group, partnered with their friends Scott and Sharon Johnson to form MASS Holdings, LLC, to identify properties to renovate and sell. In February, the group purchased a home in the Higginbotham’s Portsouth neighborhood they referred to as … Read More

May & June Beautification Board Winners

April 29, 2023By Alabaster Connection

The Ward 3 home of Doug, Lindsay, Matthew, and Emma Heruska at 1104 Colonial Drive is recognized as a Beautification Board Winner. The plantings include Crepe Myrtles, a maple tree, Daffodils, Azaleas, and boxwoods.  The front-yard fountain provides an eye-catching focal point. “We recently moved here, so are not responsible for the original landscaping. However, … Read More

April Adult Programs at the Albert L. Scott Library

March 14, 2023By Alabaster Connection

April 2023 Closed Dates – April 7 – 9. Easter Ya Ya Yarners – April 3, 17 and 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 shawls to … Read More

A Letter From The Mayor

March 7, 2023By Alabaster Connection

Dear Friends, It is one of my favorite times of year here in Alabaster, with the beginning of spring and all the excitement this time of year brings. Spring sports are in full swing, and it is time to start celebrating the accomplishments of the graduating class of 2023! In this issue, we’re excited to … Read More

Spring at the Library

March 7, 2023By Alabaster Connection

Late last summer, the City Council approved the creation of a Youth Services Library Assistant position, which allowed the library to hire Karen Powell from the North Shelby Library in November. Powell is now the storyteller for both outreach story time at local daycare centers and preschools as well as story time at the library. … Read More

March & April Beautification Board Winners

March 7, 2023By Alabaster Connection

The March Beautification Board winner is the Ward 7 home of Ed Angelini and Carol Schmidt. The expertly manicured lawn features holly and azalea bushes and mature Cedar trees. Well-kept beds create visual impact in the home’s front yard.   The April Beautification Board winner is the Ward 1 home of Jeff and Stephanie Pope. … Read More

March Youth Programs at the Library

February 17, 2023By Kristine Alford

Sign up for events at this link:  STORY TIMES in the Nan Abbott Room. Teeny Tiny Time, Fridays 10:00a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Small Fry Friday, Fridays 10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Sensory Friends, Second and Fourth Wednesdays 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. PJ Story Time Second Thursday 6:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Spring Break … Read More