Council appoints new member to Board of Education

During the April 27 meeting, the City Council appointed Shera Grant to the Vestavia Hills Board of Education. more »

Apr 27, 2015 8:09 PM News

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Vestavia resident to appear on new TLC bridal show

Vestavia resident Allyson Varley will appear on TLC's "Bride By Design" Friday, April 17. more »

Apr 16, 2015 4:36 PM News

WODism for Autism event to raise money for KultureCity

On Saturday, April 18, CrossFit Over the Mountain will host "WODism for Autism," a special workout event benefitting local nonprofit organization KultureCity. more »

Apr 16, 2015 4:08 PM News

Council moves forward with site evaluation of Altadena Valley Country Club

During an April 13 meeting, the City Council approved a series of agreements concerning design and planning services for a portion of Altadena Country Club that is being considered for recreational use by the city of Vestavia Hills. more »

Apr 13, 2015 8:06 PM News

Ashley Mac's in Cahaba Heights to hold grand re-opening celebration

After a fire damaged the store in May 2014, Ashley Mac's in Cahaba Heights is preparing for a grand re-opening celebration on Friday, April 17. more »

Apr 10, 2015 2:50 PM News 2 Comments

Since opening in 2010, Library in the Forest has had a high volume of patrons. Surplus parking on both sides of Round Hill Road and near residential homes has raised a need for additional parking.

Photo by Katie Turpen.

Local resident to host job search session at Library in the Forest

On Wednesday, April 15, local resident Jack Norris will lead a presentation on job search tips at the Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest. more »

Apr 9, 2015 10:40 AM News

VHUMC to host Stop Hunger Now meal-packaging events

On April 13 and 14, the community is invited to package meals through Stop Hunger Now in the Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. more »

Apr 9, 2015 9:46 AM News

Dr. Stephen Taylor addresses the crowd.

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NBA medical director address parents and teens on dangers of teen drinking

On Tuesday, April 7, NBA medical director and Vestavia Hills resident Dr. Stephen Taylor addressed a crowd of parents and teens on the dangers of binge drinking and how to identify signs of addiction in young people. more »

Apr 7, 2015 9:50 PM News

New real estate listings: April 8

Several new listings have been added in Vestavia Hills. more »

Apr 7, 2015 4:05 PM News

The 2014-2015 Leadership Vestavia Hills Class. Front row: Karol Leggett, Michelle Belcher, Shannon Stewart, Martha Cook, Wendy Johnson, Rebekah Parker and Noelle Ward. Back row: TJ Clark, Drayton Cosby, Jeff Downes, Chris Cain, Bill Brunson, Scott Selman, Mike Vercher, Roddy Taylor, Chris Eckroate, Brooks Harris, Adam Pierce, Erik Heninger and Rob Stone.

Photo by Katie Turpen.

Leadership Vestavia Hills accepting applications

Applications for the 2015-2016 Leadership Vestavia Hills class are available at leadershipvestaviahills.com and will be accepted through April 20. more »

Mar 11, 2015 9:52 AM News

The 2014-15 Leadership Vestavia Hills class.

Photo by Katie Turpen.

Leadership Vestavia Hills honors graduates and Youth Leadership participants

On Tuesday, April 7, Leadership Vestavia Hills honored its 2014-2015 graduating class as well as Youth Leadership Vestavia Hills participants. The event took place at the Vestavia Country Club. more »

Apr 7, 2015 12:33 PM News

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VHPD investigators searching for suspect in armed robberies

On Thursday, March 26, VHPD received reports of two armed robberies that occurred in the Vestavia City Center parking deck and on Vestavia Parkway. more »

Apr 2, 2015 10:54 AM News

Since opening in 2010, Library in the Forest has had a high volume of patrons. Surplus parking on both sides of Round Hill Road and near residential homes has raised a need for additional parking.

Photo by Katie Turpen.

City buildings to receive high-speed fiber connections

A new agreement with fiber optics provider Southern Light means Vestavia Hills city officials will soon have faster Internet connections. more »

Apr 2, 2015 10:31 AM News

Salem has RBI double as Tide beats Blazers

Bama beats UAB 7-2 on rainy night at Regions Field. more »

Apr 1, 2015 2:06 PM Sports

VHHS Principal Tim Loveless, Secondary Teacher of the Year Jennifer Brown and Superintendent Sheila Phillips.

Photo courtesy of Whit McGhee.

VHHS teacher selected as one of the Alabama Teacher of the Year Final Four

VHHS teacher Jennifer Brown has been named one of the Final Four for Alabama’s 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year. The winner will be announced at a ceremony in May. more »

Apr 1, 2015 3:19 PM Schools

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25th annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast tickets coming Tuesday

The 25th annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast will take place Tuesday, April 28 at the Vestavia Country Club and will feature speaker Bob Lujano. more »

Apr 1, 2015 1:32 PM , News

New real estate listings: March 31

Several new listings have been added in Vestavia Hills. more »

Mar 31, 2015 2:19 PM News

VHCSF awards 2014-15 grants including one for a community garden

The board of directors of the Vestavia Hills City Schools Foundation has awarded 13 grants totaling $61,000 to the eight schools in the Vestavia Hills School System and to the Board of Education. more »

Mar 31, 2015 1:13 PM Schools 1 Comments

Congressman Gary Palmer addresses chamber members

Repealing ObamaCare and creating a more effective national healthcare plan that truly works is one of his top priorities in Washington, Alabama Congressman Gary Palmer told members of several area chambers of commerce at the Birmingham Marriott. more »

Mar 31, 2015 11:03 AM News

Help the Hills town hall meeting to feature Dr. Stephen Taylor and young adult panel

On Tuesday, April 7, Help the Hills will host a town hall meeting featuring Dr. Stephen Taylor. A breakout session for teens will follow with a panel of young adults, including Brad Blount, Wilson Barber and recent VHHS graduate Joe Peterson. more »

Mar 30, 2015 12:44 PM News

City gathering input to develop hazard mitigation plan

The city of Vestavia Hills is currently gathering citizen input through an online survey to develop a plan that will enable first responders to continue to receive FEMA funding. more »

Mar 30, 2015 12:13 PM News

Altadena Valley Country Club member Greg Gilbert lines up a shot. Gilbert has golfed at Altadena Valley twice a week for 40 years, but will have to find a new course once the club closes on May 31.

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Altadena Country Club golf course now open to the public

As the city of Vestavia Hills and Keith Development make plans for a park and housing development on the Altadena Valley Country Club site, the club is trying to find a way to remain in business until its official May 31 closing date. more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:59 PM News

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Vestavia BOE approves new Pizitz coding class, principal contract

During a March 25 meeting, the Board of Education approved a new Pirate Programming class at Pizitz Middle School as well as a principal employment contract for Dr. Tyler Burgess. more »

Mar 25, 2015 7:55 PM News 1 Comments

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Police respond to fight call on school bus

Multiple Vestavia Hills and Mountain Brook police officers were at the scene at Cahaba River Road near Highway 280 responding to a fight call Wednesday afternoon. more »

Mar 25, 2015 5:13 PM News

Community Member of the Year

Find out who our readers voted as the top two community members of the year. more »

Mar 25, 2015 3:21 PM People

KultureCity founder Julian Maha is pictured with his son, Joshua.

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Community Cause of the Year

See who our readers voted as the top two community causes this year. more »

Mar 25, 2015 3:13 PM People

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Addiction Prevention Coalition to host breakfast at Vestavia Country Club

The Addiction Prevention Coalition will host a second "Wake Up" breakfast on Thursday, April 16 at the Vestavia Country Club. There will be a panel discussion with parents and children talking about their experience with substance abuse. more »

Mar 25, 2015 1:35 PM News

Former Cahaba Heights designer to be featured on new TLC show

Former Cahaba Heights designer, Heidi Elnora, will be featured on a new TLC reality show, "Bride By Design," ​premiering this Friday, March 27 at 8 p.m. more »

Mar 25, 2015 11:11 AM News

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City developing Recreation and Athletics Master Plan

In a March 23 meeting, the city council entered into an agreement with program management firm Brailsford and Dunlavey for the development of a Recreation and Athletics Master Plan. more »

Mar 24, 2015 2:41 PM News 1 Comments

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Pizitz Middle School Robotics Team recognized at council meeting

The Pizitz Middle School Robotics teams showed off their robots at Monday night's City Council meeting at City Hall. The team will travel to the World Championships in April. more »

Mar 23, 2015 8:13 PM News

Council orders demolition of Great Rock Road property

During a March 23 meeting, the City Council entered into a settlement agreement and officially secured the demolition of the house located at 2253 Great Rock Road. more »

Mar 23, 2015 7:40 PM News

The 2014-2015 Leadership Vestavia Hills Class. Front row: Karol Leggett, Michelle Belcher, Shannon Stewart, Martha Cook, Wendy Johnson, Rebekah Parker and Noelle Ward. Back row: TJ Clark, Drayton Cosby, Jeff Downes, Chris Cain, Bill Brunson, Scott Selman, Mike Vercher, Roddy Taylor, Chris Eckroate, Brooks Harris, Adam Pierce, Erik Heninger and Rob Stone.

Photo by Katie Turpen.

Leadership Vestavia Hills accepting applications

Applications for the 2015-2016 Leadership Vestavia Hills class are available at leadershipvestaviahills.com and will be accepted through April 20. more »

Mar 11, 2015 9:52 AM News

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