Vestavia Hills ranked as safest city to live in Alabama

During a January City Council meeting, City Manager Jeff Downes announced that Vestavia Hills was recently ranked as the safest city to live in Alabama by Motovo Real Estate, a real estate research site. more »

Jan 26, 2015 8:02 PM News

Through their involvement in the Earth Savers Recycling Club, Central students are putting environmental stewardship into practice.

Photo courtesy of Jeanette DeMoss

Vote for VHEC in the Follett Challenge

Vestavia Hills Elementary Central has entered the Follett Challenge, a program that rewards schools for integrating technology into the classroom. Voting runs through Friday, January 30. more »

Jan 26, 2015 11:54 AM Central

Arrest made in connection with Cahaba Heights Shell robbery

On Jan. 22, Vestavia Hills Police Department investigators arrested 26-year-old Derek Harbison of Irondale in connection to the armed robbery of the Shell Gas Station in Cahaba Heights that happened on Jan. 5. more »

Jan 23, 2015 9:28 AM News

During Monday's City Council meeting, Vestavia Hills High School graduate Brad Blount gave the invocation. Blount spoke at a recent Help the Hills forum about his struggle with drug addiction.

Photo by Katie Turpen.

Addiction Prevention Coalition to host breakfast at Vestavia Country Club

The Addiction Prevention Coalition will host a "Wake Up" Breakfast on Thursday, Jan. 29 from 8-9 a.m. at the Vestavia Country Club. more »

Jan 23, 2015 10:17 AM News

Auto theft victim Anne Lovette found blood in her car following a string of vehicle break-ins in the Granbury Road neighborhood of Vestavia Hills in June 2013.

Photo by Rebecca Walden.

Car break-ins not on the rise, police say

Despite several recent reports and arrests for thefts from vehicles, Lieutenant Brian Gilham of the Vestavia Hills Police said the city’s car break-ins are actually lower than normal. more »

Jan 23, 2015 11:27 AM News

Auction co-chairs Carolyn Jordan and Evan Wright, VHEW principal Kim Hauser and PTO President Christine Osborne show off a few of the items up for bid at VHEW’s 10th annual silent and live auction, which will take place Feb. 6.

Submitted by Alice Elmore.

Bid to raise money for VHEW

On Friday, Feb. 6, guests are invited to the 10th annual live and silent auction benefitting Vestavia Hills Elementary West. more »

Jan 23, 2015 11:06 AM News

ON Thursday, Jan. 15, VHHS students surprised 4-year-old Connor of Birmingham with the news that he will be traveling to Walt Disney World in Orlando.

Photo by Katie Turpen

VHHS students surprise 4-year-old cancer survivor with trip to Disney World

This year, VHHS students chose Magic Moments as their fall fundraiser. On Thursday, Jan. 15 the SGA announced that the students raised $21,500 for the organization. more »

Jan 15, 2015 1:49 PM News

Award winners, new officers honored at January Chamber luncheon

On Tuesday, Jan. 13, the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce 2014 Board passed the leadership torch to the 2015 members. more »

Jan 13, 2015 4:06 PM News

Rendering courtesy of City of Vestavia Hills.

Council discusses Cahaba Heights development, Sicard Hollow pedestrian tunnel

During a January meeting, the city council approved the rezoning of 4325 Dolly Ridge Road from residential to neighborhood mixed used. The new development will host a dermatology practice and possibly other small scale retail properties. more »

Jan 12, 2015 6:59 PM News

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Spirit of Math America launches Vestavia Hills campus

Delivering innovative after-school classes for math students, Spirit of Math will offer classes for those in the first through eleventh grade at its Vestavia Hills campus. more »

Jan 6, 2015 10:04 AM News

Panel members were Superintendent Sheila Phillips, Judge Shanta Owens and Vestavia Hills Police Lt. Johnny Evans.

Photo by Katie Turpen.

Help the Hills hosts Town Hall Meeting with panel discussion

On Jan. 5, Leadership Vestavia Hills held a panel discussion at Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church with leaders from the board of education, the police department and the Jefferson County Drug Court. more »

Jan 5, 2015 9:09 PM News 1 Comments

Vestavia business owner featured on The Steve Harvey Show

The Steve Harvey Show featured Amanda LeBlanc, professional lifestyle organizer, on Monday, Jan. 5. LeBlanc discussed organizational systems that will save money, maximize time and lose weight with an organized kitchen. more »

Jan 5, 2015 10:40 AM News

Arrest made in Masaeid murder case

On Tuesday, the Birmingham Police Department announced an arrest in connection with the Dec. 21 murder of Najeh Masaeid, a delivery driver for the Cahaba Heights Domino’s Pizza. more »

Dec 31, 2014 9:54 AM News

Making a big school feel small, one leader at a time

With approximately 180 students per grade level participating in Youth Leadership Vestavia Hills, the organization has proven not only to be a popular extracurricular honor, but also an exercise in teaching students to become change agents. more »

Dec 29, 2014 4:49 PM People 1 Comments

Public hearing for Cahaba Heights set for tonight

A public hearing to discuss the results of the Cahaba Heights Charrette and Cahaba Heights Community Plan with with the planning and zoning commission is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. at City Hall. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:26 PM News 1 Comments

Breaking down a 100-miler

This past fall, local resident Donna Arrington completed the Pinhoti 100, a 100-mile trail run where runners make their way over the highest point in Alabama by navigating through the Talladega National Forest. more »

Dec 10, 2014 4:15 PM

Serendipity Sweets

Melissa Pierce has fond memories of going to the mall to eat candy as a child. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:16 PM Restaurants

Norris Orthodontics

Whether he was stationed in Taiwan, perfecting his Mandarin speaking skills, or working with the youth program at his home church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Don Norris has always felt the call to serve others. more »

Dec 29, 2014 4:35 PM Business Spotlights

Help the Hills to host town hall meeting

On Jan. 5, Leadership Vestavia Hills will host a panel discussion at Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church with leaders from the board of education, the police department, and the Jefferson County Drug Court. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:11 PM News

Community responds to death of slain delivery driver

A candelight service is planned for Thursday, Dec. 25 to honor Cahaba Heights Domino's pizza delivery driver Najeh Masaeid. An online fundraising site has also been set up for his family. more »

Dec 22, 2014 10:03 PM News

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