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(Robert de Buys Facebook page)

In a news release shared on his campaign’s Facebook page — Robert de Buys for Council —the 13-year Vestavia Hills resident explained his decision to run. more »

May 26, 2016 11:03 AM News

There will be no road blockages or expected delays. more »

May 23, 2016 3:04 PM News

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Kimberly Cook.

Members of Cook's committee include Chris Blazer (campaign manager), Gil Simmons (treasurer), Deloye Burrell, Scott Smithson and Celia Anthony. more »

May 22, 2016 9:25 PM News

Vestavia Hills Softball

Kyle Parmley

A strong start led to a third-place finish at the state softball tournament. more »

May 22, 2016 7:57 PM Sports


Courtesy of Vestavia Hill Police Department

The arrest was made following an investigation by the Financial Crimes Task Force, a task force created by District Attorney Brandon Falls and the Birmingham Division of the Secret Service. more »

May 19, 2016 5:15 PM News

Vestavia Hills Softball

Kyle Parmley

Vestavia Hills has won five of its last seven, and looks to make some noise at the state tournament. more »

May 19, 2016 9:38 AM Sports

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Erica Techo

A recap of the May 18 Vestavia Hills Board of Education meeting. more »

May 18, 2016 9:16 PM Schools

Vestavia Soccer

Photo courtesy of Don Korn.

Vestavia Hills concludes the year with a 24-2 record. more »

May 17, 2016 9:51 AM Sports 1 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Ashley Thompson.

The board is made up of community volunteers and leaders who work to help students and teachers in Vestavia Hills City Schools by building the Foundation’s education endowment. more »

May 16, 2016 4:41 PM Schools

The effort is called "The Great Give" and includes a social media component. more »

May 16, 2016 4:12 PM News

Vestavia Hills Softball

Kyle Parmley

Vestavia Hills has staved off elimination twice in the past two weeks. more »

May 14, 2016 8:06 PM Sports 7 Comments

The branding package was created by Knight Eady Sports Group, which partnered with the Vestavia Hills City Schools Board of Education in August. more »

May 13, 2016 12:02 PM VHHS

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Brown said she was inspired by amazing teachers she visited across the state this past year. more »

May 12, 2016 5:11 AM Schools

In the last few years, Rary said the city has lost five students to heroin overdoses, including a close friend of his own daughter. more »

May 10, 2016 6:33 PM Businesses

Vestavia Hills Softball

Kyle Parmley

Four Lady Rebels were named to the All-Tournament team for Class 7A, Area 6. more »

May 10, 2016 11:14 AM Sports

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Emily Featherston

Fire Station No. 2 was recently remodeled, winning an Alabama Remodeling Excellence Award. more »

May 9, 2016 7:00 PM News

Vestavia Hills Softball

Kyle Parmley

Vestavia Hills beat Hewitt-Trussville Saturday in the area tournament to seal a spot in Tuscaloosa next week. more »

May 8, 2016 6:51 PM Sports

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Courtesy of Vestavia Hills Police Department

On May 5 around 1:44 p.m., a Vestavia Hills police officer attempted to pull over a 1988 Buick Regal on Columbiana Road. As the officer radioed in the tag number, the vehicle reportedly sped away. more »

May 6, 2016 4:57 PM News

The group, called VHH Touchdown Sports, is asking businesses to purchase a banner for $800 or T-shirt sponsorship ranging in price from $300 to $700. That group, however, does not work with the VHHS Athletic Department. more »

May 6, 2016 9:49 AM Businesses 1 Comments

Vestavia Hills Soccer

Kyle Parmley

Vestavia Hills soccer shut down Hoover on Tuesday. more »

May 4, 2016 10:52 AM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Wynne Speir/ Girls on the Run Birmingham

Two teams from Vestavia Hills Elementary West and one team from Vestavia Hills Elementary Central will be participating. more »

May 3, 2016 4:05 PM Schools


Courtesy of Vestavia Hills Police Department

The suspect was booked into Jefferson County Jail on April 30 at 1:14 a.m., according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search. more »

May 3, 2016 12:06 PM News

WODism for Autism

Courtesy of Dawn South

On Saturday, Crossfit Over the Mountain is offering the chance to work out and raise money for KultureCity in just 10 minutes. more »

Apr 29, 2016 1:15 PM Businesses

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Knight Eady Sports Group

The complete brand package will be released no later than May 13. more »

Apr 28, 2016 10:48 AM Schools 5 Comments


Emily Featherston

The Vestavia Hills board of education's regular April meeting saw several items of business. more »

Apr 27, 2016 8:30 PM Schools

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Vestavia Hills Athletics Twitter

Patrick Davis and Tee Adams will take over the basketball and wrestling programs at Vestavia Hills. more »

Apr 27, 2016 7:28 PM Sports 2 Comments

Vestavia Hills Tennis

Vestavia Hills Athletics Twitter

The Vestavia Hills girls tennis team edged Mountain Brook for the state championship. more »

Apr 27, 2016 5:01 PM Sports

Vestavia Mayors Prayer Breakfast

Frank Couch

The 26th annual Prayer Breakfast, held at the Vestavia Country Club, included a performance of the national anthem by Just Singin’, the high school a cappella group, and comments from Mayor Butch Zaragoza. more »

Apr 26, 2016 12:16 PM People


Emily Featherston

Seniors celebrated Earth Day by planting a community vegetable garden at The New Merkle House. more »

Apr 22, 2016 3:12 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Bluff Park Drone

Vestavia Hills City Schools addressed potential uses for the Berry campus on Columbiana Road as well as community concerns in a statement issued on April 21. more »

Apr 21, 2016 6:19 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Bluff Park Drone

The price tag for the campus is $11 million. more »

Apr 19, 2016 11:36 AM Schools

Vestavia Softball

Kyle Parmley

Vestavia Hills notched an important win on the softball field Monday night. more »

Apr 18, 2016 9:37 PM Sports

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Frank Couch

Determining the cause of the fire will be a challenging task due to the amount of damage and digging investigators will have to do, Lt. Ryan Farrell said. more »

Apr 18, 2016 9:33 AM News

Vestavia Hills Police Department

Vestavia Hills Police Department

The incident occurred Friday, April 15 around 4 a.m. more »

Apr 15, 2016 4:52 PM News

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Sydney Cromwell

The visit coincided with Fabulous Faculty Fridays, a monthly chance for teachers to visit other classrooms and learn from their fellow educators. more »

Apr 15, 2016 1:20 PM VHHS

Vestavia Baseball

Kyle Parmley

The Ole Miss commit dazzled on Thursday night for the Rebels. more »

Apr 15, 2016 9:06 AM Sports

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Emily Featherston

The City Council will interview five candidates and consider five standing interviews for the board vacancy. more »

Apr 14, 2016 6:26 PM 1 Comments

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Ana Good

Mike Warren, Chief Executive Officer of Children’s of Alabama, spoke about what it’s like to help run the hospital during his talk at the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce Luncheon Tuesday, April 13. more »

Apr 13, 2016 8:08 PM Businesses


Photo courtesy of Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

The City Council approved a purchase and sale agreement for 1280 Montgomery Highway with Bama Custard, LLC. more »

Apr 11, 2016 8:15 PM News

Alec Phillips

Courtesy of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Alabama/Mississippi Chapter

When he told his fellow officers about his diagnosis, Phillips said they all stepped up to help and “treated me like one of their own,” including helping with odd jobs around his house and letting him take time off when needed. more »

Apr 11, 2016 6:14 PM People

VHHS grad on Jeopardy

Photo courtesy of Carter Spires.

Carter Spires, VHHS Class of 2009, will be on Jeopardy on Tuesday, April 12 at 3:30 p.m. more »

Apr 11, 2016 5:31 PM People

Smylie Kaufman

PGA Tour Media

The Vestavia Hills native played in the final pair on Sunday. more »

Apr 10, 2016 7:53 PM Sports

The Vestavia Hills native will play the weekend at the revered tournament. more »

Apr 8, 2016 4:57 PM Sports

Vestavia Baseball

Kyle Parmley

Vestavia Hills avenged Tuesday's loss with a win on Thursday. more »

Apr 8, 2016 9:37 AM Sports

Sprouts Farmers Market Opening

Frank Couch

As many as 150 customers waited in a line wrapped around the building this morning ahead of the store’s opening Wednesday, April 6. more »

Apr 6, 2016 11:27 AM Businesses

Vestavia Baseball

Kyle Parmley

Vestavia Hills opened Area 6 play with a loss to Hewitt-Trussville on Tuesday. more »

Apr 6, 2016 9:13 AM Sports

Womens Committee Awards Brock

Photo by Jon Anderson

The annual awards luncheon was held at the Vestavia Country Club. more »

Apr 5, 2016 5:44 PM People

Vestavia Soccer

Kyle Parmley

No. 2 Vestavia Hills knocked off No. 1 Oak Mountain on Monday afternoon. more »

Apr 4, 2016 8:43 PM Sports

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Erica Techo

Representatives Jack Williams and Jim Carns visited Vestavia Hills High School with Alabama Teacher of the Year Jennifer Brown on April 4. more »

Apr 4, 2016 4:43 PM VHHS

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