VHHS Principal Wes Gordon announces resignation

Wes Gordon has resigned as principal of Vestavia Hills High School to become director of curriculum and professional development at Auburn City Schools. more »

Jul 24, 2014 News

Council approves food truck ordinance, receives energy efficiency award

During the July 14 meeting, the city council approved an ordinance regulating mobile food trucks in Vestavia Hills. more »

Jul 14, 2014 News

Board of Education hires new assistant superintendent

The Vestavia Hills Board of Education approved the hiring of Meredith Hanson as the district’s new assistant superintendent on July 7. more »

Jul 7, 2014 Schools

Local attorney Mark Waggoner stands on the steps of the Supreme Court chambers after arguing Lane v. Franks before the court this year.

Photo courtesy of Mark Waggoner.

A date with the nation’s highest court

When Vestavia native Mark Waggoner took on the case of former Central Alabama Community College President Dr. Steve Franks, he had no idea it would make it to the U.S. Supreme Court. more »

Jul 8, 2014 People

Residents enjoyed the 33rd annual I Love America Celebration at Wald Park on July 2.

Photo by Dan Starnes.

I Love America brings community together

See pictures from the 33rd Annual I Love America Summer Celebration. more »

Jul 3, 2014 News

Solid start for Smylie

Smylie Kaufman was in uncharted territory, playing in his first golf tournament as a pro – the U.S. Open, one of golf’s majors, no less – at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club in North Carolina in June. more »

Jun 26, 2014 Sports

The Lili Pad co-owners Susan Day and Katherine McRee always dreamed about opening their own store.

Photo by Rebecca Walden.

The Lili Pad and Gigi's

Long before The Lili Pad ever existed, two little girls in Mountain Brook were already dreaming about the shop they hoped one day to own. more »

Jun 26, 2014 Business Spotlights

Vestavia Hills breaks ground on new city hall

On Wednesday, the city of Vestavia Hills held a groundbreaking ceremony at 1032 Montgomery Highway, the future site of the new city hall. more »

Jun 25, 2014 News

Council discusses urban chickens, library parking

During Monday night's meeting, two local residents received conditional use approval for raising domestic hens. more »

Jun 23, 2014 News

Bruster’s employee Shane Harper has been working at the Vestavia location for more than a year.

Photo by Rachael Headley.

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream

Linda Parker and her husband, Scott, use ice cream to invest in the Vestavia community and the local schools. more »

Jun 26, 2014 Restaurants

The McIntyre family rode bikes through Lucca, Italy,  during their five-month adventure through 11 different countries.

Photo courtesy of Kellie McIntyre.

Four Worn Passports

A Liberty Park family shares their account of a five-month journey abroad through 11 different countries. more »

Jun 26, 2014 People

Dr. Lewis Menaker with a marble vase in his Vestavia Hills showroom.

Photo by Dale Short.

Importer connects with ancient marble, ancient skills

Lewis Menaker, owner of HML Enterprises was so inspired by his nephew's photos of marble vases from the Himalayan foothills that he saw an opportunity. more »

Jun 26, 2014 People

(left) Haller Mcgee, Iron City Chef 2013, serves his dessert item with the help of Jefferson State College culinary students as sous chefs.

Photo courtesy of David Bobo.

Vestavia Hills Rotary Club to sponsor chef competition

Vestavia Hills Rotary Club and the Culinary and Hospitality Institute at Jefferson State Community College are teaming up for the 6th Annual Iron City Chef July 26 at 6 p.m. more »

Jun 26, 2014 People

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