Photo by Katie Turpen.

'Black Lives Matter' protesters crowd The Summit entrance

Around 100 protestors gathered at The Summit entrance Friday afternoon as part of a demonstration that was planned by a Facebook group called “Black Lives Matter – Birmingham.” more »

Dec 19, 2014 5:59 PM News

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Parade in photos

The Grinch, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Whos from Whoville, scouts and more processed through Liberty Park for its annual Christmas Parade on Dec. 14. View our photo collection from the parade. more »

Dec 15, 2014 10:14 AM People

Holiday in the Hills

Vestavia residents gathered Dec. 9 to enjoy entertainment, merchant giveaways and the lighting of the tree. more »

Dec 11, 2014 10:16 AM News

City Manager Jeff Downs

Photo by Madison Miller.

City awarded grant for future Cahaba Heights park

The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham has awarded Vestavia Hills $50,000 for amenities at a new park being planned in Cahaba Heights. more »

Dec 8, 2014 6:57 PM News

Council discusses FEMA grant, McCallum Park

During a December Meeting, the City Council approved the reception of a FEMA flood mitigation assistance grant and also gave an update on McCallum Park. more »

Dec 8, 2014 6:40 PM News

Cheryl Morgan writes down suggestions from meeting participants.

Photo by Madison Miller.

Cahaba Heights developments discussed at town hall meeting

During the Dec. 2 meeting, discussion focused on development options for the commercial district surrounding Pump House Road, Cahaba Heights Road and Dolly Ridge Road. more »

Dec 2, 2014 9:44 PM News

Fire department collecting items for homeless women and children

The department asks that Vestavia Hills residents drop off unwrapped toys and pajamas at any fire station within the city through Dec. 15. They will be delivered to Jessie's Place. more »

Nov 25, 2014 12:08 PM News

Improvements shown in this rendering of Cahaba Heights Road and Dolly Ridge Road include the addition of sidewalks and crosswalks, intersection improvements, frontage landscaping, gateway signs and banners, ornamental lighting around intersections and the reuse of a vacant business on the southeast corner.

Image from the 2008 Cahaba Heights Community Plan, courtesy of the City of Vestavia Hills.

City Manager announces Cahaba Heights planning meeting

During a November City Council meeting, City Manager Jeff Downes announced that on Tuesday, Dec. 2 there will be a town hall meeting to review development opportunities in Cahaba Heights. more »

Nov 24, 2014 6:21 PM News

Photo courtesy of Ashley Thompson.

Vestavia City Schools score high in 2015 Niche rankings

Vestavia City Schools were well-represented in the 2015 Niche rankings for the top schools in Alabama. more »

Nov 19, 2014 10:11 AM Schools

Dancing through life

VHHS dancers have teamed up with the Exceptional Foundation to form The Magic City Sparks. The team will give a performance at a VHHS basketball game, a UAB basketball game and compete in the UDA state dance competition in January. more »

Nov 25, 2014 1:41 PM People

Sharing the spirit

Vestavia Hills City Schools students discuss their plans for the holidays. more »

Nov 25, 2014 1:38 PM Schools

Amy Jason’s Peppermint and White Chocolate Cookie Brittle

Vestavia resident Amy Jason shares a favorite holiday recipe. more »

Nov 25, 2014 1:34 PM People


Growing up in Tuscaloosa, Becky Satterfield remembers helping in the kitchen and enjoying the company of her family while making food. more »

Nov 25, 2014 1:32 PM Restaurants 1 Comments

Champions Freestyle MMA

The sound of gloves meeting punching bags fills Jon Dye’s gym, Champions Freestyle MMA. more »

Nov 25, 2014 1:32 PM Business Spotlights

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