Council moves forward with Patchwork Farms development

During Monday night's meeting, the City Council took several steps forward in the development of Patchwork Farms. more »

Aug 25, 2014 News

Vestavia Ice Bucket Challenge

View a photo slideshow from Monday night's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at VHHS. more »

Aug 25, 2014 Schools

David Howard of Vestavia City Schools and Brad Blount, a 2009 VHHS graduate, talk about drug addiction during the Aug. 18 “Help the Hills” town hall meeting.

Photo by Sydney Cromwell

“Help the Hills” spotlights drug and alcohol addiction

Drug addiction could happen right in your own home. That was the message of the first “Help the Hills” town hall meeting, hosted by Leadership Vestavia Hills on Monday, Aug. 18. more »

Aug 19, 2014 News (2 Comments)

Jack Norris stands in front of a Cahaba Heights sign. The area around the sign was recently cleaned.

Photo by Katie Turpen.

A passion for change

When Jack Norris saw children walking to school down Dolly Ridge Road in Cahaba Heights, he was immediately concerned for their safety. more »

Aug 25, 2014 People

With dual citizenship in France and the U.S., VHHS senior Gianna Blaudeau said she’s got a lot of experience coping with the reality of not fitting in.

Photo courtesy of Gianna Blaudeau.

VHHS senior takes on anti-bullying as platform

Fresh off of her Top 15 win in the national Miss High School America pageant, Vestavia Hills High School senior Gianna Blaudeau is wasting no time in turning what was her pageant platform — anti-bullying — into a multipronged advocacy program. more »

Aug 25, 2014 People

Fall consignment sale roundup

Welcome to September – basically the Super Bowl for bargain savvy shoppers in the market for gently used clothing, accessories and gear tailored for the tween and under set. more »

Aug 25, 2014 People

Bam Sports Grill’s Chicken Finger Basket comes with crisp fried chicken strips served with fries and country gravy.

Photo courtesy of Bam Sports Grill.

BAM Sports Grill

When one hears the word “bam,” a number of things may come to mind. Sean Berry thinks of listening to football announcers in the South. more »

Aug 25, 2014 Restaurants

Brian Burns directs a fitness exercise at his studio, Cahaba Fitness, located behind Satterfield’s in Cahaba Heights.

Photos by Katie Turpen.

Cahaba Fitness

Step inside Cahaba Fitness, and there is no confusion on where to go or what to do. A far cry from a labyrinth of machines and rooms, it is clear this gym is focused on one thing: you. more »

Aug 25, 2014 Business Spotlights

Fire department to host Patriot Day Ceremony

This month, residents will gather to honor both local and national heroes. more »

Aug 25, 2014 News

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