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Erica Techo

The Board of Education heard an overview of four options to address the school system's capacity problems. more

Mar 23, 2017 8:59 AM Schools


Emily Featherston

Stakeholders from across the community gathered to discuss the future of Help the Hills. more

Mar 20, 2017 9:21 PM News

Sicard Hollow Road

Emily Featherston

Lane closures and significant delays expected. more

Mar 20, 2017 3:49 PM News

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Erica Techo

The event supports Hand in Paw, a Birmingham-based nonprofit that aims to improve day-to-day lives through animal-assisted therapy. more

Mar 20, 2017 2:39 PM People

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Photo by Paul Robertson (from Alabama Supreme Court website)

The court said a law allowing Jefferson County to reroute sales tax money for schools to other county projects is not unconstitutional. more

Mar 18, 2017 7:59 AM News

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Emily Featherston

The meeting will launch a reinvigorated effort to prevent drug and alcohol abuse in the city. more

Mar 17, 2017 4:42 PM News


Emily Featherston

Tommy Dazzio and Jeff Downes presented the current plan and gathered feedback from chamber members and guests. more

Mar 14, 2017 4:35 PM Businesses 1 Comments

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Emily Featherston

The council's first March meeting brought multiple properties into the city. more

Mar 13, 2017 7:47 PM News

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City leaders are hoping a little humor will inspire folks to follow the sign ordinance. more

Mar 13, 2017 3:44 PM News


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Sewer work on Willoughby Road that will leave the street closed for around two weeks. more

Mar 13, 2017 3:01 PM Schools

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Emily Featherston

The lengthy discussion focused on storm water runoff, waste water treatment and traffic safety. more

Mar 9, 2017 9:38 PM News

Helping Hands in the Hills

Sydney Cromwell

Vestavia Hills residents are invited to help clean up the community. more

Mar 8, 2017 10:13 AM News

The opinion of voters on school taxes were clear-cut when they came in on Tuesday night. more

Mar 7, 2017 9:49 PM , News

Polls will be open Tuesday, March 7 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. more

Mar 6, 2017 10:54 AM Schools

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Emily Featherston

Former Mayor Butch Zaragoza and Jan and Andy Thrower were recognized at the event. more

Mar 3, 2017 1:46 PM People


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Vestavia dancers Linnea Blakemore and Olivia Martin are cast as a stepsister and a fairy, respectively, for the show. more

Mar 2, 2017 12:58 PM People


Sarah Finnegan

Vestavia Hills took the lead early in the fourth quarter, but Auburn prevailed in the Class 7A State Semifinals on Thursday. more

Mar 2, 2017 12:50 PM Sports

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Emily Featherston

The issue brought up multiple questions from councilors due to concerns over home values and code enforcement. more

Feb 27, 2017 9:19 PM News

Sam Chandler, a sports writer for Starnes Publishing since October 2015, won first place in the Best Sportswriter competition and the current events on-site competition for the 2017 Southeast Journalism Conference. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:43 PM News

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Before business got underway, students were recognized for their pieces of art entered in a state contest. more

Feb 22, 2017 11:06 PM Schools

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Emily Featherston

Board members heard updates about the work being done on middle school alignment and district-wide facility upgrades. more

Feb 22, 2017 11:20 PM Schools 1 Comments

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All 17 of the city's semifinalists moved on to the next level of the program. more

Feb 22, 2017 4:22 PM VHHS

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Photos by Barry Stephenson

The Vestavia Hills boys basketball team knocked off Hoover on Tuesday morning to advance to the Final Four. more

Feb 21, 2017 1:26 PM Sports

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Emily Featherston

At the Feb. 20 work session, representatives from BWWB gave the council a recap of the recent drought as well as a snapshot of the board's ongoing projects. more

Feb 20, 2017 9:38 PM News

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Photos by Barry Stephenson

The Vestavia High boys basketball team advanced to the regional final with a win over Bob Jones on Thursday. more

Feb 16, 2017 3:16 PM Sports


Emily Featherston

ABC 33/40 meteorologist James Spann spoke at the February chamber luncheon. more

Feb 14, 2017 5:55 PM Businesses

Vestavia soccer

Sam Chandler

The Vestavia Hills High Schools boys soccer team tied Oak Mountain, 2-2, in its season opener on Monday night at Thompson Reynolds Stadium. more

Feb 13, 2017 11:43 PM Sports


Emily Featherston

The mayor and council issued a special proclamation and attended to multiple items of business. more

Feb 13, 2017 7:41 PM News

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Emily Featherston

The rating was increased from Aa1 to Aaa on Feb. 10. more

Feb 13, 2017 9:48 AM News

Heart to HeART

Jesse Chambers

aTeam Ministries held its largest annual fundraiser, Heart2HeART, at the Bridge Street Gallery and Loft in Midtown on Saturday night, Feb. 11. more

Feb 12, 2017 7:57 PM People

Vestavia VS Hoover Boys Basketball

Sarah Finnegan

The Vestavia Hills High School boys basketball team was outscored 33-11 in the second half of Saturday's game against Hoover in the Class 7A, Area 5 tournament final. more

Feb 11, 2017 10:09 PM Sports

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Kyle Parmley

The Vestavia Hills High School boys basketball team nailed 10 3-pointers in Thursday night's win over Thompson in the first round of the Class 7A, Area 5 tournament. more

Feb 9, 2017 8:54 PM Sports

The Vestavia Hills and Hoover representative said he has decided not to run for another term in 2018. more

Feb 7, 2017 11:02 AM News

Vestavia BOE votes to keep Rebel name

Ron Burkett

Council member Kimberly Cook and BOE President Mark Hogewood will meet with anyone interested in applying for a board position. more

Feb 3, 2017 5:04 PM Schools

Vestaviia Hills Basketball

Kyle Parmley

The Vestavia Hills High School boys basketball team notched a win over Hewitt-Trussville on Thursday night. The girls team fell to the Lady Huskies. more

Feb 2, 2017 10:43 PM Sports

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Emily Featherston

Three football players and a soccer player finalized their college athletics plans by signing on the dotted line. more

Feb 1, 2017 4:49 PM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools

Vestavia Hills High School girls soccer coach Brigid Littleton was rewarded for the Rebels' great 2016 season. more

Jan 25, 2017 12:55 PM Sports 1 Comments


Photo by Frank Couch.

The Vestavia Hills offensive lineman pledged to play for the Blazers. more

Jan 24, 2017 1:01 PM Sports

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