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Emily Featherston

Recent rains have brought the stormwater management issue to the forefront of the council's discussions. more

Jul 24, 2017 9:31 PM News 1 Comments


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The department reminded folks "When thunder roars, stay indoors." more

Jul 24, 2017 3:06 PM News

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Emily Featherston

Several issues were on the table for discussion at the regular July work session. more

Jul 17, 2017 9:22 PM News

Work on the power infrastructure will require closing the road from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. more

Jul 14, 2017 4:20 PM News

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Emily Featherston (File)

The Jefferson County District Attorney's office completed its review of the April 7 tragedy involving an infant. more

Jul 13, 2017 3:46 PM News

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Police were working the scene midmorning Thursday. more

Jul 13, 2017 9:50 AM News 2 Comments

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Registration will be staggered July 24-28. more

Jul 12, 2017 4:58 PM Schools


Emily Featherston

The sale of the City Center is expected to close later this month. more

Jul 10, 2017 9:29 PM News

Vestavia Voice picked up its fair share of awards last weekend at the annual Alabama Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. In all, Starnes Publishing tallied 55 awards across all seven of its papers. more

Jul 10, 2017 2:40 PM News


Emily Featherston

Vestavia's patriotic tradition continued undeterred by afternoon storms. more

Jul 6, 2017 10:05 PM People

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Emily Featherston (File)

The city says it is one of the few municipalities in the state to recognize the holiday. more

Jul 6, 2017 4:34 PM News

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The meetings will allow stakeholders to discuss the most up to date details of the Community Spaces Plan before the committee presents to the City Council. more

Jul 3, 2017 2:11 PM News

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Sarvagna Velidandla will attend an invitational tournament in St. Louis later this month. more

Jul 3, 2017 11:12 AM People

Patriot Day 2015

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Check out closings for Independence Day. more

Jun 30, 2017 1:46 PM News

Rain in the area Thursday was expected to continue and worsen through the afternoon and evening. more

Jun 29, 2017 9:06 AM News

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The board will vote on Rozell's contract in July. more

Jun 28, 2017 7:11 PM Schools


Emily Featherston

One small but determined Vestavia resident is doing her part to save the animals. more

Jun 27, 2017 7:27 PM People

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Emily Featherston

The 100 new weapons will be purchased using the department's confiscation funds. more

Jun 26, 2017 8:42 PM News

Carl Nesbitt

Sarah Finnegan

Carl Nesbitt, a rising senior at Vestavia Hills High School, earned a sixth-place finish at New Balance Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina. more

Jun 21, 2017 2:08 PM Sports


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Weather forecasters are reminding Central Alabama residents that tropical systems can cause dangerous conditions, even hundreds of miles inland. more

Jun 20, 2017 4:45 PM News


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To pair with our cover story this month about combatting financial crime, take our survey about personal experiences with financial crime. more

Jun 20, 2017 4:35 PM People

Vestavia Hills Baseball

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The 2nd round pick will begin his professional career this summer. more

Jun 19, 2017 12:33 PM Sports 1 Comments

Alabama Power estimates it will take about 30 minutes to restore power, said Capt. Brian Gilham. more

Jun 15, 2017 7:54 AM News

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At least five people were hospitalized, according to national reports, and others injured. more

Jun 14, 2017 3:45 PM News


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Cadets are spending the week learning what it takes to be a police officer. more

Jun 14, 2017 1:03 PM News

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Emily Featherston

State Sen. Jabo Waggoner was the featured speaker at the June Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce luncheon. more

Jun 13, 2017 5:21 PM Businesses

Vestavia Hills Baseball

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The Vestavia Hills pitcher was selected 46th overall by the Milwaukee Brewers. more

Jun 12, 2017 10:16 PM , Sports

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Emily Featherston

The first phase of the firm's contract will begin immediately. more

Jun 12, 2017 8:41 PM News

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Erica Techo

The resolution, which authorized an access, maintenance and shared parking agreement with the city, was approved at a special called meeting on June 12. more

Jun 12, 2017 7:28 PM Schools


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An automobile incident led to multiple utility lines being down. more

Jun 12, 2017 1:18 PM News

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Emily Featherston

Both meetings are scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, June 12. more

Jun 9, 2017 2:02 PM News

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Emily Featherston

The city is currently looking into how to re-stabilize the area. more

Jun 7, 2017 8:33 PM News

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Four teams worked together to complete a "breakout" type challenge to open their secret safes. more

Jun 6, 2017 7:39 PM People

Vestavia Hills Soccer

Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Vestavia Hills boys and girls soccer players earned spots on the all-state and metro teams. more

Jun 5, 2017 11:44 AM Sports

Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. more

Jun 2, 2017 2:31 PM People

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Emily Featherston

The third location in the Birmingham area will open June 9. more

Jun 2, 2017 1:02 PM Businesses

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Emily Featherston

Kids and parents visited the library throughout the day before enjoying an evening of fun. more

Jun 1, 2017 8:40 PM , People

The deadline to submit is Aug. 4. more

Jun 1, 2017 3:26 PM People

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Families were treated to snacks and the movie "Sing." more

May 25, 2017 9:29 PM People

A list of closings for the May 29 holiday. more

May 25, 2017 3:43 PM News


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The lawsuit was filed in March. more

May 25, 2017 2:37 PM News


Layton Dudley

The Class of 2017 boasts significant academic and athletic accomplishments. more

May 25, 2017 10:05 AM Schools


Emily Featherston

State Rep. Jack Williams announced he will seek a seat on the Jefferson County Commission. more

May 24, 2017 5:17 PM News

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Emily Featherston

The council also approved warrants for the purchase of property. more

May 22, 2017 9:11 PM News

Nominations for the Community Member and Community Cause of the Year can be submitted here. The deadline to nominate is June 30. more

May 19, 2017 3:19 PM People


Emily Featherston

The annual day of fun serves as both a treat for students and fundraiser for the school. more

May 18, 2017 4:42 PM Schools


Emily Featherston

The Vestavia Hills Fire Department teamed up with surrounding cities to keep firefighters sharp on search and rescue skills. more

May 18, 2017 4:27 PM , News

Financial Federal Bank has arranged a financing of two Birmingham apartment complexes worth a combined total of $31,780,000. more

May 18, 2017 8:48 AM People


Emily Featherston

The final meeting of the 2016-2017 school year and Mark Hogewood's administration saw several recognitions and updates. more

May 17, 2017 9:59 PM Schools 1 Comments


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Baha Burger and Chronic Tacos are both expected to open in July. more

May 17, 2017 3:47 PM Businesses

Vestavia boys golf 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Vestavia Hills boys golf team finished second at the Class 7A state golf tournament on Tuesday. more

May 16, 2017 7:48 PM Sports

You can help us find interesting people from Vestavia who are now living and working in the world's greatest city -- New York. more

May 14, 2017 7:01 PM People

Vestavia Hills Baseball

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Vestavia Hills held late leads in both games against Hoover in the series. more

May 13, 2017 9:01 PM Sports

Vestavia Soccer State Championships 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Vestavia Hills girls soccer team fell to McGill-Toolen in the Class 7A final on Saturday. more

May 13, 2017 3:05 PM Sports

Vestavia VS Oak Mountain Girls Soccer SemiFinals 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Vestavia Hills girls soccer team blanked Oak Mountain on Friday to advance to the Class 7A state championship, set for Saturday at noon. more

May 13, 2017 1:28 AM Sports

Vestavia VS Oak Mountain Boys Soccer SemiFinals 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Vestavia Hills boys soccer team fell to Oak Mountain in the Class 7A semifinals on Friday. more

May 13, 2017 12:53 AM Sports

Hoover/Vestavia Baseball

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Hoover won the first game of its Class 7A playoff series against Vestavia Hills on Friday night, but Game 2 was delayed due to lightning. more

May 12, 2017 11:56 PM Sports

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Emily Featherston

The council made two proclamations before attending to the meeting's single item of business. more

May 8, 2017 9:01 PM News 2 Comments

Vestavia Hills Golf

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Vestavia Hills will join Mountain Brook at the state tournament next week. more

May 10, 2017 10:53 AM Sports

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Emily Featherston

As reported incidents of workplace violence increase, Carol Dodgen urged business leaders to be observant and ready. more

May 9, 2017 5:20 PM Businesses


Jimmy Mitchell

The Vestavia Hills High soccer teams find themselves in a familiar spot once again. more

May 9, 2017 1:49 PM Sports


Jimmy Mitchell

The Vestavia Hills baseball team defeated Oak Mountain on Monday to advance to the Class 7A semifinals. more

May 8, 2017 9:07 PM Sports


Emily Featherston

Students were challenged to come up with healthy, tasty snacks. more

May 5, 2017 12:22 PM Schools

Vestavia Hills Softball

Kyle Parmley

The Vestavia Hills softball team defeated Tuscaloosa County twice to win the Class 7A, Area 5 tournament. The Rebels qualified for the North Central Regional. more

May 7, 2017 6:51 PM Sports

Outdoor Track and Field State Championships 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Colin Scollard and Taylor Trotman secured sixth-place finishes in their respective events on the final day of the Class 7A state track and field meet. more

May 7, 2017 3:39 AM Sports

Vestavia Hills Baseball

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Oak Mountain and Vestavia Hills played to a stalemate on Saturday, forcing a Game 3 on Monday. more

May 6, 2017 11:27 PM Sports

Outdoor Track and Field State Tournament 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Vestavia Hills High School junior James Sweeney posted a breakthrough performance on Friday at the Class 4A-7A state meet, winning the 7A boys 3,200-meter run. more

May 5, 2017 8:02 PM Sports

Outdoor Track and Field State Tournament 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Vestavia Hills High School senior Walter Thomas won the Class 7A boys shot put competition on Thursday at the 4A-7A state outdoor track and field meet in Gulf Shores. more

May 5, 2017 12:40 AM Sports


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Authorities from multiple jurisdictions were working on the wreck Wednesday afternoon. more

May 3, 2017 3:32 PM News


Jimmy Mitchell

The Vestavia Hills High boys and girls soccer teams defeated Spain Park in the first round of the Class 7A playoffs on Tuesday. more

May 2, 2017 10:34 PM Sports

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Emily Featherston

The pocket park provides flood mitigation as well as green space. more

May 1, 2017 8:51 PM News 2 Comments

Boys Golf Sectionals 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Vestavia Hills boys golf team finished second in the section tournament on Monday. more

May 1, 2017 5:35 PM Sports

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