Vestavia police search for credit card thief

The police are asking the public to help identify a man who stole a credit card from a vehicle parked at the Board of Education building. more »

Jan 28, 2015 9:37 AM News

Vestavia Hills ranked as safest city to live in Alabama

During a January City Council meeting, City Manager Jeff Downes announced that Vestavia Hills was recently ranked as the safest city to live in Alabama by Motovo Real Estate, a real estate research site. more »

Jan 26, 2015 8:02 PM News

Police seeking identities of CVS thieves

On Jan. 23, two individuals entered the Cahaba Heights CVS Pharmacy located at 4197 Crosshaven Road. The store’s loss prevention employees stopped them at about 3:45 p.m. for shoplifting, but the two men struggled and escaped before police arrived. more »

Jan 28, 2015 9:33 AM News

During Monday's City Council meeting, Vestavia Hills High School graduate Brad Blount gave the invocation. Blount spoke at a recent Help the Hills forum about his struggle with drug addiction.

Photo by Katie Turpen.

Addiction Prevention Coalition to host breakfast at Vestavia Country Club

The Addiction Prevention Coalition will host a "Wake Up" Breakfast on Thursday, Jan. 29 from 8-9 a.m. at the Vestavia Country Club. more »

Jan 23, 2015 10:17 AM News

Through their involvement in the Earth Savers Recycling Club, Central students are putting environmental stewardship into practice.

Photo courtesy of Jeanette DeMoss

Vote for VHEC in the Follett Challenge

Vestavia Hills Elementary Central has entered the Follett Challenge, a program that rewards schools for integrating technology into the classroom. Voting runs through Friday, January 30. more »

Jan 26, 2015 11:54 AM Central

Arrest made in connection with Cahaba Heights Shell robbery

On Jan. 22, Vestavia Hills Police Department investigators arrested 26-year-old Derek Harbison of Irondale in connection to the armed robbery of the Shell Gas Station in Cahaba Heights that happened on Jan. 5. more »

Jan 23, 2015 9:28 AM News

Vestavia resident honored at National Multiple Sclerosis Society conference

Charley Long of Vestavia Hills was recently honored as a Chairman’s Circle member at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Leadership Conference. more »

Jan 22, 2015 1:07 PM People

The White Rose Ball returns to Vestavia Country Club

The fourth annual White Rose Ball of Birmingham will be held Friday, March 6, from 6-11 p.m. at the Vestavia Country Club. more »

Jan 27, 2015 11:42 AM People

Auto theft victim Anne Lovette found blood in her car following a string of vehicle break-ins in the Granbury Road neighborhood of Vestavia Hills in June 2013.

Photo by Rebecca Walden.

Car break-ins not on the rise, police say

Despite several recent reports and arrests for thefts from vehicles, Lieutenant Brian Gilham of the Vestavia Hills Police said the city’s car break-ins are actually lower than normal. more »

Jan 23, 2015 11:27 AM News

Designed to Shine

When “the way we’ve always done it” is called into healthy question, powerful change can take hold. more »

Jan 27, 2015 11:40 AM People

Auction co-chairs Carolyn Jordan and Evan Wright, VHEW principal Kim Hauser and PTO President Christine Osborne show off a few of the items up for bid at VHEW’s 10th annual silent and live auction, which will take place Feb. 6.

Submitted by Alice Elmore.

Bid to raise money for VHEW

On Friday, Feb. 6, guests are invited to the 10th annual live and silent auction benefitting Vestavia Hills Elementary West. more »

Jan 23, 2015 11:06 AM News

Community Award Nominations
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