Alabama players wait out a rain delay at Regions Park before their game with UAB.

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Salem has RBI double as Tide beats Blazers

Bama beats UAB 7-2 on rainy night at Regions Field. more »

Apr 1, 2015 2:06 PM Sports

VHHS Principal Tim Loveless, Secondary Teacher of the Year Jennifer Brown and Superintendent Sheila Phillips.

Photo courtesy of Whit McGhee.

VHHS teacher Jennifer Brown selected as finalist for Alabama Teacher of the Year

VHHS teacher Jennifer Brown has been named one of the 16 finalists for Alabama’s 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year. The pool will soon be narrowed to the "Final Four" and the winner will be announced at a ceremony in May. more »

Apr 1, 2015 3:19 PM Schools

Photo courtesy of Bob Lujano.

25th annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast tickets on sale now

Tickets for the 25th annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast are now on sale. The event will take place Tuesday, April 28 at the Vestavia Country Club and will feature speaker Bob Lujano. more »

Apr 1, 2015 1:32 PM , News

New real estate listings: March 31

Several new listings have been added in Vestavia Hills. more »

Mar 31, 2015 2:19 PM News

VHCSF awards 2014-15 grants including one for a community garden

The board of directors of the Vestavia Hills City Schools Foundation has awarded 13 grants totaling $61,000 to the eight schools in the Vestavia Hills School System and to the Board of Education. more »

Mar 31, 2015 1:13 PM Schools 1 Comments

Congressman Gary Palmer addresses chamber members

Repealing ObamaCare and creating a more effective national healthcare plan that truly works is one of his top priorities in Washington, Alabama Congressman Gary Palmer told members of several area chambers of commerce at the Birmingham Marriott. more »

Mar 31, 2015 11:03 AM News

Help the Hills presents town hall meeting for parents and teens

On Tuesday, April 7, Help the Hills will host a town hall meeting with Dr. Steve Taylor, medical director of the NBA player assistance program. A breakout session with teens will follow. more »

Mar 30, 2015 12:44 PM News

City gathering input to develop hazard mitigation plan

The city of Vestavia Hills is currently gathering citizen input through an online survey to develop a plan that will enable first responders to continue to receive FEMA funding. more »

Mar 30, 2015 12:13 PM News

Altadena Valley Country Club member Greg Gilbert lines up a shot. Gilbert has golfed at Altadena Valley twice a week for 40 years, but will have to find a new course once the club closes on May 31.

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Altadena Country Club golf course now open to the public

As the city of Vestavia Hills and Keith Development make plans for a park and housing development on the Altadena Valley Country Club site, the club is trying to find a way to remain in business until its official May 31 closing date. more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:59 PM News

Photo by Katie Turpen.

Vestavia BOE approves new Pizitz coding class, principal contract

During a March 25 meeting, the Board of Education approved a new Pirate Programming class at Pizitz Middle School as well as a principal employment contract for Dr. Tyler Burgess. more »

Mar 25, 2015 7:55 PM News 1 Comments

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Police respond to fight call on school bus

Multiple Vestavia Hills and Mountain Brook police officers were at the scene at Cahaba River Road near Highway 280 responding to a fight call Wednesday afternoon. more »

Mar 25, 2015 5:13 PM News

Community Member of the Year

See who our readers voted as the top two community members of the year. more »

Mar 25, 2015 3:21 PM People

KultureCity founder Julian Maha is pictured with his son, Joshua.

Photo by Karim Shamsi-Basha.

Community Cause of the Year

See who our readers voted as the top two community causes this year. more »

Mar 25, 2015 3:13 PM People

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Addiction Prevention Coalition to host breakfast at Vestavia Country Club

The Addiction Prevention Coalition will host a second "Wake Up" breakfast on Thursday, April 16 at the Vestavia Country Club. There will be a panel discussion with parents and children talking about their experience with substance abuse. more »

Mar 25, 2015 1:35 PM News

Former Cahaba Heights designer to be featured on new TLC show

Former Cahaba Heights designer, Heidi Elnora, will be featured on a new TLC reality show, "Bride By Design," ​premiering this Friday, March 27 at 8 p.m. more »

Mar 25, 2015 11:11 AM News

Photo by Katie Turpen.

City developing Recreation and Athletics Master Plan

In a March 23 meeting, the city council entered into an agreement with program management firm Brailsford and Dunlavey for the development of a Recreation and Athletics Master Plan. more »

Mar 24, 2015 2:41 PM News 1 Comments

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Pizitz Middle School Robotics Team recognized at council meeting

The Pizitz Middle School Robotics teams showed off their robots at Monday night's City Council meeting at City Hall. The team will travel to the World Championships in April. more »

Mar 23, 2015 8:13 PM News

Council orders demolition of Great Rock Road property

During a March 23 meeting, the City Council entered into a settlement agreement and officially secured the demolition of the house located at 2253 Great Rock Road. more »

Mar 23, 2015 7:40 PM News

The 2014-2015 Leadership Vestavia Hills Class. Front row: Karol Leggett, Michelle Belcher, Shannon Stewart, Martha Cook, Wendy Johnson, Rebekah Parker and Noelle Ward. Back row: TJ Clark, Drayton Cosby, Jeff Downes, Chris Cain, Bill Brunson, Scott Selman, Mike Vercher, Roddy Taylor, Chris Eckroate, Brooks Harris, Adam Pierce, Erik Heninger and Rob Stone.

Photo by Katie Turpen.

Leadership Vestavia Hills accepting applications

Applications for the 2015-2016 Leadership Vestavia Hills class are available at and will be accepted through March 31. more »

Mar 11, 2015 9:52 AM News

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