Sydney Cromwell

The team will compete this Saturday in Nashville. more

Sep 20, 2017 4:00 PM People

Vestavia Hills Volleyball

Photo by Barry Stephenson.

The Vestavia Hills High School volleyball team fell to Hoover on Tuesday night. The Rebels are now 1-1 in Class 7A, Area 5 play. more

Sep 19, 2017 10:04 PM Sports

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Emily Featherston

Dr. Al Saunders spoke about chronic stress among teenagers, and the serious effects it can have on quality of life. more

Sep 19, 2017 9:12 PM News

Vestavia vs Oak Mountain

Layton Dudley

The Vestavia Hills High School football team earned its first win of the season last Friday. This week, the Rebels will try to build on that victory when they travel to Huffman. more

Sep 19, 2017 2:49 PM Sports


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The award has been around since 1983, and national winners are chosen by the National Science Foundation. more

Sep 19, 2017 9:39 AM Schools

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Asia Burns

The council also heard presentations from area special-interest groups and nonprofits at the rescheduled September meeting. more

Sep 18, 2017 11:14 PM News

Vestavia vs Oak Mountain

Layton Dudley

The Vestavia Hills High School football and volleyball teams were in action this past week. more

Sep 18, 2017 2:09 PM , Sports

Vestavia vs Oak Mountain

Layton Dudley

The game started off with a touchdown, but the remaining three quarters were scoreless, and the Rebels hung on to win. more

Sep 15, 2017 10:57 PM Sports

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Emily Featherston

The Sept. 18 meeting is the result of the Sept. 11 meeting getting rescheduled due to Hurricane Irma. more

Sep 17, 2017 4:33 PM News

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Green has been with VHFD for 19 years. more

Sep 14, 2017 2:52 PM News 1 Comments

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Vestavia has the highest number of semifinalists in the state. more

Sep 14, 2016 2:37 PM VHHS 1 Comments

David Carrington

Sarah Finnegan

Jefferson County Commissioner David Carrington announced Wednesday he would discontinue his campaign. more

Sep 13, 2017 3:29 PM News 1 Comments

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Emily Featherston

Blank, training manager for the Jefferson County Personnel Board, reprised his last luncheon appearance and went further into the issue of leadership in the workplace. more

Sep 12, 2017 6:26 PM Businesses

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Alyx Chandler

On Saturday, Sept. 9, more than 250 Vestavia volunteers finished 28 projects at this year's third annual Helping Hands in the Hills. Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce and the city of Vestavia sponsored the event. more

Sep 12, 2017 5:18 PM People


Photo by Ted Melton

Vestavia Hills hosts Oak Mountain on Friday night in a Class 7A, Region 3 contest. more

Sep 12, 2017 9:53 AM Sports


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Windy and rainy conditions were expected to continue well into Tuesday. more

Sep 11, 2017 4:27 PM Schools


Photo by Ted Melton

The Vestavia Hills High School athletic teams have begun competing this fall. Get the rundown on their performances so far. more

Sep 11, 2017 3:23 PM , Sports


Courtesy of NWS Birmingham

Hurricane Irma had weakened significantly Monday morning, but public safety officials still asked the public to keep an eye on conditions throughout the day and night. more

Sep 11, 2017 12:11 PM News


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Schools will be closed Monday, Sept. 11., as will the Library in the Forest. more

Sep 10, 2017 5:29 PM News

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Emily Featherston

The students donated to the American Red Cross, which is aiding in relief efforts in Texas. more

Sep 8, 2017 6:33 PM Schools

Vestavia Hills Volleyball

Photo by Barry Stephenson.

The Vestavia Hills High School volleyball team fell to Mountain Brook on Thursday night in straight sets. more

Sep 7, 2017 9:16 PM Sports


Emily Featherston

The board will meet on Sept. 27 for its regular monthly meeting. more

Sep 6, 2017 7:18 PM Schools


Photo by Todd Lester

Vestavia Hills is looking for its first win of the young season. more

Sep 5, 2017 5:01 PM Sports

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Emily Featherston

Most city and other official facilities will be closed Monday. more

Sep 1, 2017 10:41 AM News

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Emily Featherston

The meeting was the superintendent's final with the district. more

Aug 30, 2017 3:06 PM Schools

Vestavia Hills Football

Photo by Todd Lester

The Vestavia Hills High School football team opens its regular season against Homewood, which it hasn't lost to since 2006. more

Aug 29, 2017 1:00 PM Sports

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Emily Featherston

Both items had received positive recommendations from the Planning and Zoning Commission. more

Aug 28, 2017 10:14 PM News

Vestavia Hills Football

Photo courtesy of Todd Kwarcinski.

Vestavia Hills High School senior Jake Pratt, who has Down Syndrome, scored a roughly 35-yard rushing touchdown in his team's preseason jamboree against Briarwood Christian. A video posted to social media by his sister, Amy, has gone viral. more

Aug 26, 2017 1:36 PM Sports

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Sydney Cromwell

The non-binding letter was signed at the Aug. 23 meeting. more

Aug 24, 2017 9:22 AM Schools 2 Comments

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Emily Featherston

The interim superintendent will serve until a permanent replacement is found. more

Aug 23, 2017 9:44 PM Schools 1 Comments

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Sarah Finnegan

City Hall was filled with area seniors looking to meet the governor and learn about senior services in Vestavia. more

Aug 21, 2017 7:20 PM News


Courtesy of Whit McGhee, Vestavia Hills City Schools

The sky provided its own science lesson Monday, Aug. 21. more

Aug 21, 2017 7:44 PM Schools


Emily Featherston

The event was held at Fox Field in Cahaba Heights. more

Aug 21, 2017 11:10 AM Schools


Emily Featherston

The move comes shortly after Jeff Downes' fourth annual review. more

Aug 16, 2017 7:23 PM News 1 Comments


Courtesy of NASA Solar Dynamics

Eclipse viewing glasses are available in limited numbers at the library and will be first-come, first served. more

Aug 16, 2017 12:49 PM News 1 Comments

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Emily Featherston

The council also issued a proclamation for Senior Citizens Day. more

Aug 14, 2017 10:21 PM News

The Symphony Volunteer Council (SVC), the main volunteer organization supporting the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, gathered at the home of Lin and Jim Musgrove in Greystone on June 6 to install the 2017-18 SVC board. more

Aug 11, 2017 4:11 PM People

Vestavia schools started the new school year on Thursday, Aug. 10, and Vestavia Voice asked the community to send in their back-to-school pictures. Enjoy browsing through shots of students starting another school year in Vestavia! more

Aug 10, 2017 4:25 PM Schools

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Emily Featherston

Superintendent Sheila Phillips spoke at the August luncheon at Vestavia Country Club. more

Aug 8, 2017 6:48 PM Businesses

Birmingham Restaurant Week will run Aug. 11-20. more

Aug 2, 2017 11:04 AM Businesses

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Emily Featherston

Discussion again focused on field use and how to fit the many programs that desire to use the Cahaba Heights spaces. more

Aug 1, 2017 8:37 PM News

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Emily Featherston

The issue was discussed at the meeting, but no votes were taken. more

Aug 1, 2017 11:05 AM Schools 2 Comments

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Emily Featherston

The meetings focused on the proposed green space at Wald Park and the ballfields at Liberty Park. more

Jul 31, 2017 9:28 PM News 1 Comments

"Take two" for the sales event will take place at various Vestavia Hills stores Aug. 1-6. more

Jul 31, 2017 2:27 PM Businesses 1 Comments

The Voter Guide includes candidate bios, campaign contributor lists, voter information for Jefferson and Shelby counties and information about polling places, voter ID and campaign finances. more

Jul 31, 2017 11:00 AM News

Iron City Chef 2017, which took place Saturday, July 22, from 6-9 p.m., featured special dishes by four local chefs. The night ended with a cook-off between the two top-voted chefs, with three judges then deciding who was crowned Iron City Chef. more

Aug 1, 2017 3:31 PM People

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Emily Featherston

The board approved Phillis' retirement at the regular July board meeting. more

Jul 31, 2017 9:34 AM Schools

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Emily Featherston

Meeting attendees and a few livestream viewers chimed in on wants and needs for the two spaces. more

Jul 27, 2017 9:42 PM News

Wald Park

Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills Parks and Recreation.

The meetings will focus on discussing and further refining the accumulated list of desires stakeholders have for the city's recreation facilities. more

Jul 25, 2017 7:44 PM News

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Emily Featherston

Recent rains have brought the stormwater management issue to the forefront of the council's discussions. more

Jul 24, 2017 9:31 PM News 1 Comments


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The department reminded folks "When thunder roars, stay indoors." more

Jul 24, 2017 3:06 PM News

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Emily Featherston

Several issues were on the table for discussion at the regular July work session. more

Jul 17, 2017 9:22 PM News

Work on the power infrastructure will require closing the road from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. more

Jul 14, 2017 4:20 PM News

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Emily Featherston (File)

The Jefferson County District Attorney's office completed its review of the April 7 tragedy involving an infant. more

Jul 13, 2017 3:46 PM News

0813 Rocky Ridge Road

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Police were working the scene midmorning Thursday. more

Jul 13, 2017 9:50 AM News 2 Comments

School tax

Photo credit: Abhi Sharma.

Registration will be staggered July 24-28. more

Jul 12, 2017 4:58 PM Schools


Emily Featherston

The sale of the City Center is expected to close later this month. more

Jul 10, 2017 9:29 PM News

Vestavia Voice picked up its fair share of awards last weekend at the annual Alabama Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. In all, Starnes Publishing tallied 55 awards across all seven of its papers. more

Jul 10, 2017 2:40 PM News


Emily Featherston

Vestavia's patriotic tradition continued undeterred by afternoon storms. more

Jul 6, 2017 10:05 PM People

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Emily Featherston (File)

The city says it is one of the few municipalities in the state to recognize the holiday. more

Jul 6, 2017 4:34 PM News

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The meetings will allow stakeholders to discuss the most up to date details of the Community Spaces Plan before the committee presents to the City Council. more

Jul 3, 2017 2:11 PM News

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Courtesy of Uma Velidandla

Sarvagna Velidandla will attend an invitational tournament in St. Louis later this month. more

Jul 3, 2017 11:12 AM People

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