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

Of scouting and service

When VHHS Theater Director Alan Gardner needed an “old looking” dog for one of his plays, Sunshine, a mixed mutt from the Shelby County Humane Society, quickly became a part of the production’s thespian family. more »

Nov 25, 2014 1:41 PM People

Dancing through life

Vestavia Hills High School dancers work with the Exceptional Foundation. 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

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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