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Emily Featherston

The Vestavia BOE capped off a week of meetings with a regular board meeting at Pizitz Middle School. more

Nov 15, 2017 9:43 PM Schools

Gresham Elementary

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The meetings presented three options for how to modify the schools to best accommodate growing enrollment. more

Nov 15, 2017 7:21 PM Schools

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Emily Featherston

November's featured Chamber of Commerce speaker had a lot to say on taking care of oneself. more

Nov 14, 2017 5:09 PM Businesses

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Emily Featherston

The Mayor and City Council recognized multiple parties with presentations and proclamations. more

Nov 13, 2017 9:31 PM News

Vestavia Hills Cross-Country

Jimmy Mitchell

The Vestavia Hills High School cross-country and basketball teams were in action last week. more

Nov 13, 2017 3:50 PM , Sports

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Sydney Cromwell

Reporters from several national and local media outlets attended, as well as protesters, after recent allegations of Moore having sexual contact with minors. more

Nov 11, 2017 11:38 AM News

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Emily Featherston

The first event of its kind surprised and encouraged organizers and shoppers alike. more

Nov 12, 2017 6:50 AM Businesses

Vestavia Hills Cross-Country

Jimmy Mitchell

Vestavia Hills High School senior James Sweeney won the Class 7A boys individual championship at Saturday's AHSAA state meet, leading his Rebels to a third-place finish. more

Nov 11, 2017 8:55 PM Sports

Overton Village Protest

Sarah Finnegan

Opponents of the Overton Village Condos development gathered Thursday to make their point. more

Nov 10, 2017 12:43 PM News

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Della Fancher-Smith of the Alabama Veterans Memorial speaks to guests of the New Merkel House's Veterans Day gathering.

The annual lunch brought together veterans of many different conflicts and branches of the U.S. military. more

Nov 10, 2017 11:28 AM People

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Emily Featherston

The first of four open meetings was held to get feedback on the future structure of the school district. more

Nov 7, 2017 9:47 PM Schools

Vestavia Hills Cross-Country

Sam Chandler

The Vestavia Hills High School football and cross-country teams were in action last week. This week, the Rebels boys and girls basketball teams kick off their seasons. more

Nov 6, 2017 1:51 PM , Sports

Vestavia vs Shades Valley

Layton Dudley

The Vestavia Hills High School football team closed its season against Shades Valley on Friday night. more

Nov 3, 2017 10:54 PM Sports

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Ryan Farrell

One adult victim was pulled from the home and transported by ambulance for treatment, Farrell said, adding that he was unsure of their condition. more

Nov 3, 2017 3:28 PM News

Vestavia Hills Cross-Country

Sam Chandler

Behind James Sweeney's first-place finish at the Class 7A, Section 3 meet, the Vestavia Hills High School boys cross-country team qualified for the state meet for the first time since 2013. more

Nov 2, 2017 11:20 PM Sports

Vestavia Hills Elementary West

Courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools

The possible acquisition of Gresham Elementary could change plans for the way the district is restructured over the next two years. more

Nov 1, 2017 2:47 PM Schools

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Vestavia Hills Police Department Facebook page

The incident occurred in the 1000 block of Montgomery Highway, near the Shoppes at City Hall. more

Nov 1, 2017 12:39 PM , News

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Jonathan Norris

The Vestavia Hills High School football team concludes its season on Friday night against Shades Valley. more

Oct 31, 2017 11:08 AM Sports

Pizitz Weather Balloon

Sarah Finnegan

The students began their weather unit in classes about a month ago, and the release of the balloon was the culmination of those lessons. more

Oct 31, 2017 9:30 AM Pizitz

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Emily Featherston

Terry Jenkins with AASB presented his findings from his meetings with stakeholders and the accompanying online survey. more

Oct 30, 2017 7:44 PM Schools

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Jonathan Norris

The Vestavia Hills High School football and volleyball teams were in action this past week. The cross-country team, meanwhile, was off as it prepared for sectionals. more

Oct 30, 2017 1:06 PM , Sports

Fancy Goods Variety

Emily Featherston

The Rocky Ridge will close its doors this month and say goodbye. more

Oct 30, 2017 11:53 AM Businesses 1 Comments

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Courtesy of VHFD

The individuals were honored at a small ceremony Friday, Oct. 27. more

Oct 30, 2017 11:51 AM People

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Jonathan Norris

The Vestavia Hills High School football team wrapped up Class 7A, Region 3 play with a win over the Wildcats. more

Oct 28, 2017 12:17 AM Sports

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The event included a Monster Mash disco hall, crafts, a costume contest and a storytime in the woods behind the library. more

Oct 27, 2017 11:15 PM News

Vestavia Hills Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

The Vestavia Hills High School volleyball team saw its season come to a close on Friday at the Class 7A North Super Regional in Huntsville. more

Oct 27, 2017 12:29 PM Sports

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Erica Techo

The Daniel Project, a subsidiary of The Paul Meyers foundation, will hold its 4th Annual Wine and Craft Beer Showcase Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. more

Oct 25, 2017 8:26 PM People

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Emily Featherston

The board also heard a variety of updates on several financial matters. more

Oct 25, 2017 8:23 PM Schools

Vestavia Hills Volleyball

Sam Chandler

Even though it lost to Hoover in the Class 7A, Area 5 final, the Vestavia Hills High School volleyball team beat Thompson in the semifinal to secure its spot at Friday’s North Super Regional in Huntsville. more

Oct 24, 2017 11:26 PM Sports

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Photo by Todd Lester

The Vestavia Hills High School football team will wrap up Class 7A, Region 3 play at Tuscaloosa County on Friday night. more

Oct 24, 2017 1:50 PM Sports

Vestavia Hills Youth Football

Sam Chandler

The Vestavia Hills Youth Football third-grade team held its annual “Light Up the Night Blue Out to Blow Out T1D” game on Monday at Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex. The Lil' Rebels beat Homewood, 27-0. more

Oct 24, 2017 11:59 AM Sports

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Emily Featherston

The final council meeting of October saw discussion on a variety of topics. more

Oct 23, 2017 9:17 PM News

Vestavia Hills Cross-Country

Sam Chandler

The Vestavia Hills High School football, volleyball and cross-country teams were all in action this past week. more

Oct 23, 2017 4:56 PM , Sports

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Photo by Todd Lester

Jacquez Allen took the second-half kickoff 87 yards, spurring the Hoover High School football team to a 17-7 victory over rival Vestavia Hills. more

Oct 20, 2017 11:27 PM Sports

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Emily Featherston

Terry Jenkins, leading the committee from the AASB on behalf of the school board, met with groups Thursday to prepare for the launch of the search. more

Oct 19, 2017 9:12 PM Schools

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Sydney Cromwell

The road would connect Cahaba Beach Road at Swan Drive to Sicard Hollow Road. more

Oct 17, 2017 7:25 PM News

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VHFD and other departments were responding to the incident near the Liberty Park exit. more

Oct 17, 2017 3:00 PM News

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Sydney Cromwell

The 18th annual Alabama Retailers of the Year award ceremony was held on Oct. 17 at Vestavia Country Club. more

Oct 17, 2017 2:59 PM Businesses

Mountain Brook v. Vestavia

Layton Dudley

The Vestavia Hills High School football team hosts Hoover on Friday night, when it will look to bounce back from last week's loss to Mountain Brook. more

Oct 17, 2017 1:03 PM Sports

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Emily Featherston

Ken Upchurch provided an update to the City Council at a work session. more

Oct 16, 2017 8:17 PM News

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Emily Featherston

Puerto Rico Rises from Alabama is looking to continue helping the island for as long as the recovery takes. more

Oct 16, 2017 4:30 PM News

Mountain Brook v. Vestavia

Layton Dudley

The Vestavia Hills High School volleyball team picked up a pair of quality area wins last week. more

Oct 16, 2017 3:33 PM , Sports

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Emily Featherston

The VHECH PTO held the inaugural event on Saturday, Oct. 14. more

Oct 15, 2017 4:04 PM Schools

Mountain Brook v. Vestavia

Layton Dudley

The Vestavia Hills High School football team fell to Mountain Brook on Friday night in overtime, 17-10. more

Oct 13, 2017 11:20 PM Sports

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Two years after being approved by the city of Birmingham, a feasibility study on using Grants Mill Road to relieve congestion on U.S. 280 looks ready to begin later this year. more

Oct 13, 2017 3:06 PM News

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Darlene, who was found on Old Leeds Road, needs surgery after being hit by a car. more

Oct 13, 2017 2:17 PM People

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Emily Featherston

The issue drew significant public comment, but no vote was taken by the Planning and Zoning Commission. more

Oct 12, 2017 9:52 PM News

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Erica Techo

The businesses are the first phase of a 700-acre Town Village in Liberty Park. more

Oct 12, 2017 4:44 PM Businesses

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Emily Featherston

Discussion revolved around the volume and speed of traffic on East Street and neighboring roads in Cahaba Heights. more

Oct 11, 2017 10:20 PM News

Cahaba Heights

Photo by Katie Turpen.

It's a bird; It's a plane; It's — the Vestavia Hills Elementary Cahaba Heights PTO. more

Oct 10, 2017 6:21 PM Schools 1 Comments

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Emily Featherston

The mayor spoke about his first year in office and began by offering the perspective of city employees for his first municipal update. more

Oct 10, 2017 4:40 PM Businesses

Entries will be accepted until Friday, Nov. 3, and the winner will receive a $25 dollar gift card to Iron City Delivery! Submissions will be featured online. more

Oct 10, 2017 1:05 PM People

Vestavia Hills Football

Michael Wade

The Vestavia Hills High School football team pays a visit to Mountain Brook on Friday. The Rebels knocked off the Spartans in overtime last fall. more

Oct 10, 2017 11:30 AM Sports

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Emily Featherston

The council voted on a variety of items at its first meeting of the fiscal year. more

Oct 9, 2017 8:30 PM News

The Alabama Association of School Boards is helping Vestavia in finding a permanent replacement for the position. more

Oct 9, 2017 4:22 PM News 2 Comments

Vestavia Hills Football

Michael Wade

The Vestavia Hills High School football, volleyball and cross-country teams were all in action last week. more

Oct 9, 2017 1:58 PM , Sports

Vestavia Hills Cross-Country

Sam Chandler

Homewood High School junior Will Stone unleashed a strong kick down the final straight to fend off Vestavia Hills senior James Sweeney in the gold boys race at Saturday's Jesse Owens Classic. more

Oct 7, 2017 5:51 PM Sports

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Courtesy of NWS Birmingham

Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency for the entire state Friday. more

Oct 7, 2017 4:13 PM News

Vestavia Hills Football

Michael Wade

The Vestavia Hills High School football team held up in the first half, but Thompson pulled away in a Class 7A, Region 3 contest on Friday night. more

Oct 6, 2017 10:29 PM Sports

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Courtesy of On Tap Sports Cafe and Liberty Park Joint Venture

The new location will join four others in the greater Birmingham area. more

Oct 5, 2017 6:29 PM Businesses

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Submitted by Jessie Goodyear.

On Saturday, Oct. 7, people are encouraged to drop off items at Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (HICA) for its Puerto Rico Island and Mexico Disaster Relief event. more

Oct 5, 2017 9:01 AM People

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The decision was made during a specially called school board meeting on Oct. 4. more

Oct 4, 2017 6:28 PM Schools

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Emily Featherston

Walk and Bike to School Day is a nationwide celebration of fitness and community. more

Oct 4, 2017 11:29 AM Schools

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Emily Featherston

The night of fun provided the community an opportunity to meet first responders in a friendly circumstance. more

Oct 3, 2017 8:51 PM People

Mike Lutzenkirchen

Emily Featherston

Mike Lutzenkirchen has traveled around the country telling his son's story and urging teens to be responsible. more

Oct 3, 2017 5:04 PM Schools

Vestavia Hills Football at Helena

Sarah Finnegan

The Vestavia Hills High School football team carries a three-game winning streak into Friday night's home matchup against Thompson. more

Oct 3, 2017 8:29 AM Sports

Vestavia Hills Football at Helena

Sarah Finnegan

The Vestavia Hills High football team cruised past Helena, while the volleyball team played in the Over the Mountain Tournament. more

Oct 2, 2017 4:09 PM , Sports

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Courtesy of Abby Vinson

The father of the late Philip's Lutzenkirchen will speak at the fundraising event Tuesday. more

Oct 2, 2017 10:48 AM Schools

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