Will Macoy

Ted Melton

Season on the line in area tournament for Rebels

Vestavia Hills' boys and girls teams will compete in the Class 7A, Area 6 Tournament this week. more »

Feb 8, 2016 1:34 PM Sports

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Sydney Cromwell

Six Rebels sign with university teams

Each athlete got to decorate their table with hats, soccer balls or other gear from their college of choice. more »

Feb 3, 2016 6:05 PM Sports

Patchwork Farms Shopping Center groundbreaking set for Monday

Patchwork Farms Shopping Center will be anchored by a 45,600-square-foot Publix. more »

Feb 3, 2016 4:10 PM Businesses

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John Michael Simpson

Vestavia Hills to honor 5 signees Wednesday

The Rebels are sending five student-athletes to the next level. more »

Feb 2, 2016 4:49 PM Sports

Emergency notification system available for Jefferson County residents

Everbridge, a free program provided by the county, alerts users to weather threats and other emergencies in their area. more »

Feb 2, 2016 3:15 PM Weather

Mandy Burgess

Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools.

Mandy Burgess named Vestavia Hills volleyball coach

Burgess returns to a program that she led from 2000 to 2012. more »

Feb 2, 2016 9:02 AM Sports

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Frank Couch

Rebels reach quarterfinals at bowling championships

Vestavia Hills put together a solid showing in the inaugural state championships. more »

Feb 1, 2016 2:35 PM Sports

Brittany Harper

Photo courtesy of VHPD.

UPDATE: Vestavia PD obtains warrants on suspects in morning abduction

Police report the suspects are considered armed and dangerous. more »

Jan 31, 2016 5:35 PM News

Liberty Park Basketball

Photo courtesy of Roger Hall

Liberty Park earns first girls basketball trophy in school history

The 7th grade Lancers finished second in the Metro Tournament. more »

Jan 29, 2016 5:15 PM Sports

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Emily Featherston

Council honors Vestawood fire first responders

Certificates of commendation were given to two police officers, a firefighter and fire captain for their actions at the Jan. 14 apartment fire. more »

Jan 25, 2016 8:30 PM News

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Photo Courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools

Grant resigns from BOE, City taking applications immediately

Board of Education member Shera Grant submitted her letter of resignation, effective Jan. 28. Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 8. more »

Jan 25, 2016 9:15 PM News

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Photo by Emily Featherston

Council to consider alcohol licenses, revision to code of ordinances

The City Council will consider multiple ordinances, including one involving transportation network companies. more »

Jan 22, 2016 5:00 PM News

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Emily Featherston

City hosts public involvement meeting for Patchwork Nature Park

Citizens were encouraged to share their ideas and concerns regarding the new park. more »

Jan 22, 2016 5:00 PM News

Vestavia City Schools to close early due to weather

Dismissal times for each school will vary slightly. more »

Jan 22, 2016 1:20 PM Schools

Vestavia Lacrosse

Photo courtesy of Lorrie Hargrove.

Vestavia Lacrosse Organization hosts preseason event

The second annual Rebel Yell Icebreaker took place on Jan. 16. more »

Jan 21, 2016 1:16 PM Sports

(Video) Demolition of old city hall underway

Demolition began on Friday, Jan. 15. Chick-fil-A plans to open its new location in June. more »

Jan 20, 2016 4:46 PM News

VH Football

Photo by John Perry.

AHSAA reclassifies for 2016-2018

Vestavia Hills stays in Class 7A, but changes areas in many sports. more »

Jan 20, 2016 12:58 PM Sports

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Photo by Emily Featherston

Elmington Capital Group acquires area apartment complex

The Abbey at Vestavia Falls was purchased as part of a transaction totaling $66 million. more »

Jan 20, 2016 11:00 AM Businesses

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Courtesy of the City of Vestavia Hills

City schedules planning meeting for Patchwork Nature Park

The public-involvement meeting Friday will discuss plans for the space between Lifetime Fitness and the Vestavia Reserve development. more »

Jan 18, 2016 5:30 PM News

Coroner's office identifies two women killed in Vestavia Hills apartment fire

Both women lived at the Vestawood complex and apparently got trapped by the fire. more »

Jan 15, 2016 5:11 PM News

Vestawood Fire

Photo courtesy of Lt. Ryan Farrell, Vestavia Hills Fire Department

Two fatalities reported in nighttime Vestavia Hills apartment fire

The fire was at Vestawood Apartments near Columbiana and Massey roads. more »

Jan 15, 2016 9:27 AM News

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Photo by Emily Featherston

VHHS presents $25,000 to Children's Harbor

Students, faculty and representatives from Children’s Harbor gathered in the high school gymnasium to celebrate students’ fundraising efforts throughout the fall semester. more »

Jan 14, 2016 6:00 PM

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Photo courtesy of Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Two men charged with trafficking meth; $13,000 in meth recovered

The men attempted to elude a Jefferson County deputy, according to a news release. more »

Jan 13, 2016 11:51 AM News

Chamber kicks off year with first luncheon, recognizes 2015 award winners

The Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce today said goodbye to 2015 and welcomed the new year with its first monthly luncheon of 2016. more »

Jan 12, 2016 6:14 PM Businesses

Vestavia Bowling

Frank Couch

Vestavia bowling rolls through region tournament

The Rebels boys and girls each were unbeaten at the region tournament last week. more »

Jan 12, 2016 12:13 PM Sports 1 Comments

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Photo by Emily Featherston

Council approves funding for SHAC second phase

The city will provide $599,000 of the approximately $1.7 million construction cost. more »

Jan 11, 2016 7:00 PM

Bids & Bites

Photo courtesy of Evan Wright

Resort packages, carpool passes to be auctioned at VHEW annual fundraiser

Vestavia Hills Elementary West's 11th annual Bids & Bites Silent and Live Auction will be on Feb. 5. more »

Jan 7, 2016 3:28 PM West

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