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The weeklong educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while training students with hands-on activities and missions based on teamwork, leadership and problem solving. more

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Micah Morgan finished 9th out of 100 runners in the Badwater 135. more

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Submitted by Tomás Silvani

The Alabama FC ECNL U-17 boys soccer team brought home a championship after going undefeated during US Club Soccer’s Boys Eastern National Premier Leagues (NPL) Finals. more

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Submitted by Carolyn Satterfield

Eighty-nine academically excellent rising high school seniors from 28 counties and 58 hit schools across Alabama attended the 2018 Alabama Governor’s School (AGS). more

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Photo courtesy of Renie Moss and Lissa Peterson

Three Vestavia Hills kids recently attended summer programs at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville. more

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Submitted by Helen Hays

Approximately 80 students from more than 33 high schools recently participated in Anytown Alabama. more

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Submitted by Spencer Davidson

Vestavia Hills native Tait Davidson was chosen to represent Alabama as a USA Softball All-American at the USA All-American Games in Oklahoma City in June. more

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Sarah Cain of Vestavia Hills Girl Scout Troop 35 recently earned her Gold Award with a project named "Animal Mistreatment: Increasing Education to Decrease the Problem." more

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Submitted by American Cancer Society South Region

The American Cancer Society’s Tee It Up Fore Life golf tournament was held on June 11 at Old Overton Club. more

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Now in its 54th year, the Women’s Committee of 100 for Birmingham is planning its 55th year of community service with new officers and eight new members. more

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Photo courtesy of Michelle Stancil

Professional cooking competitions are known for their fast-paced, high-pressure atmosphere, and Chef Jeremy Downey thrives off it. more

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The City of Vestavia Hills will be hosting an informational seminar from 2-3 p.m. Aug. 7 addressing crimes and scams against the elderly. more

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Photo courtesy of Noelle Ward

Since its creation in 2015, Life Labs has served Vestavia Hills children by teaching skills not taught in traditional classrooms. more

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Mayhem on the Mountain, hosted by Vestavia Hills gym Forge Fitness Powered by CrossFit Shades, is set for Aug. 18-19 at Oak Mountain State Park. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Jeweler Ryan Snuggs turned his passion for design into a growing cufflinks line. more

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Photo courtesy of Justin Hunt

On April 19, 22-year-old driver Andrew Pinkerton found himself joining the pros on the day of his professional debut. more

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Photo courtesy of Mei Mei Sun.

Mei Mei Sun created an initiative called Books4Bham, which works to collect educational materials and books that are then donated to Birmingham City Schools. more

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Back 2 School in the Hills is coming back to Cahaba Heights for the second year. more

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Julie Harper, civic activities coordinator for the city, said the program started more than 30 years ago during the administration of Mayor Sara Wuska. more

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Sydney Cromwell

The competition was held Saturday, July 14. more

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