The City Council recently completed (Jan. 18-19) two days in a “work session” to explore the city issues that need to be addressed and began the process of prioritizing those issues. more

Feb 16, 2018 10:24 AM Mayor's Minute

I hope you all had a joyous holiday season and will experience a healthy and prosperous new year. more

Jan 19, 2018 2:48 PM Mayor's Minute

Happy New Year to all of you! I hope that you had a great holiday season. more

Dec 21, 2017 11:01 AM Mayor's Minute

Ashley Curry

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This will be my first message after marking one year as your mayor. more

Nov 17, 2017 9:37 AM Mayor's Minute

Ashley Curry

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I often find myself thinking about the hard work and dedication of our city staff and elected officials, and I am incredibly thankful. We are a strong team – always working to keep Vestavia Hills “A Life Above.” more

Oct 23, 2017 11:23 AM Mayor's Minute

Ashley Curry

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On Aug. 21, we recognized our senior citizens by participating in National Senior Citizens Day. We were honored to have state Sen. J.T. “Jabo” Waggoner and the Honorable Kay Ivey, governor of Alabama, as guest speakers for the event. more

Sep 22, 2017 10:43 AM Mayor's Minute

July and August will be remembered as the months that brought more rain in a shorter period of time than Vestavia Hills has ever encountered. more

Aug 18, 2017 10:41 AM Mayor's Minute

On July 6, we were finally able to dodge the rain and have “I Love America Night” at Wald Park. more

Jul 25, 2017 10:13 AM Mayor's Minute

I would like to recognize our VHHS Class of 2017. We had 467 seniors, with 205 of them graduating with the Advanced Academic with Honors endorsement on their diplomas. more

Jul 11, 2017 4:05 PM Mayor's Minute 1 Comments

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May 22, 2017 11:34 AM Mayor's Minute

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Feb 23, 2017 12:39 PM Mayor's Minute 1 Comments


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"The proposed development will invade the peaceful quality of our lives and be most disruptive." more

Nov 11, 2016 5:01 PM Opinion

"As a pediatrician, I am particularly concerned about youth tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure in our state." more

Sep 28, 2016 2:23 PM Opinion 7 Comments

"Recently I asked my 9-year-old daughter what she wants to be when she grows up. " more

Sep 6, 2016 1:43 PM Opinion

It’s that time of year again, time to pull out the backpacks, get haircuts, set up alarm clocks, and make 20 trips to Target because school is about to start, and Mom is on a mission. more

Jul 28, 2016 11:56 AM Opinion

These moms don’t care about their kids being popular or belonging to a particular circle. But when they see their child sit home every weekend with nothing to do and notice how it impacts their self-esteem, it hurts them. more

Jun 23, 2016 10:25 AM Opinion

"My sweet father-in-law, Nestor Kampakis, passed away unexpectedly this past New Year’s Eve. Although he had Alzheimer’s, his death was a shock, altering the landscape of 2016 for our family." more

May 26, 2016 1:35 PM Opinion

"Several years ago, I heard about a fifth-grade boy who showed character during a summer all-stars baseball game that was intense and high-stakes." more

Apr 29, 2016 1:38 PM Opinion

I would like to take an opportunity to talk to our citizens about the zoning process. We follow a certain procedure and would like the public to be aware of the necessary steps to rezone their property. more

Jul 30, 2015 1:15 PM Mayor's Minute

This month, I’d like to share with you information about the working relationships between the city and the Chamber of Commerce, as well as our relationship working with the school system. more

Jun 23, 2015 9:19 AM Mayor's Minute