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Photo courtesy of Forge Fitness.

The two-day event is hosted by Forge Fitness Powered by CrossFit Shades, a CrossFit gym in Vestavia Hills, and the competition features a multitude of events for both individuals and teams. more

Jul 24, 2017 4:10 PM People

Three Vestavia graduates were among the six Jefferson County students who received $1,000 scholarships from the Alfa Foundation this year. more

Jul 20, 2017 1:43 PM People

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Submitted by the Ballet Women’s Committee.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Ballet Women’s Committee. The Ballet Women’s Committee was founded in 1867 at the proposal of John W. Gustafson to support the Alabama Ballet though the revenue generated from the Poinsettia Debutante Ball. more

Jul 20, 2017 1:21 PM People

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Submitted by Kent Howard, Southminster Presbyterian.

Shades Valley Presbyterian Church seeded three new churches (Southminster, Briarwood & Oakmont) in the late 50s and early 60s to nurture the growing communities atop Shades Mountain. more

Jul 13, 2017 10:32 AM People

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Photo courtesy of Mark Garner.

Boy Scout Troop 1, chartered by Southminster Presbyterian Church in Vestavia Hills, held an Eagle Scout court of honor on Sunday, June 25, which recognized young men who have earned Scouting’s highest rank. more

Jul 13, 2017 10:16 AM People


Photo courtesy of Tina Nelson.

Saint Mark United Methodist Youth’s Godspeed Choir has a long tradition of sharing Christ’s love through their gifts of song, dance, ringing handbells, playing instruments and service with communities all over the United States. more

Jul 12, 2017 4:06 PM People

Caroline Morrison, a senior from Vestavia Hills, was recently awarded the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, the highest honor given to a University of Alabama student in recognition of excellence in character and service to humanity. more

Jul 12, 2017 4:03 PM People


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Vestavia's patriotic tradition continued undeterred by afternoon storms. more

Jul 6, 2017 10:05 PM People

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Courtesy of Uma Velidandla

Sarvagna Velidandla will attend an invitational tournament in St. Louis later this month. more

Jul 3, 2017 11:12 AM People

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Photo courtesy of the YMCA of Greater Birmingham

The YMCA of Greater Birmingham has announced Dan Pile is the new President and CEO over its 10 branch locations, YMCA Camp Cosby and Hargis Retreat. more

Jun 29, 2017 4:36 PM People

Summer is in full swing, and whether for patriotic holiday parties or just an evening on the deck or patio, countless people will be firing up grills this season. more

Jun 28, 2017 12:44 PM People


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One small but determined Vestavia resident is doing her part to save the animals. more

Jun 27, 2017 7:27 PM People


Photo by Emily Featherston.

When the wind blows just right, the distinct smell of hickory smoke wafts through Cahaba Heights, letting everyone know that the pits at Miss Myra’s Pit Bar-B-Q are going strong. more

Jun 23, 2017 1:51 PM People


Photo courtesy of KultureCity

Charity galas can sometimes be unengaging. Many times, you leave a gala not learning more about the cause you are there to support, the impact and even the future plans of the organization. more

Jun 23, 2017 1:37 PM People


Photo by Erica Techo.

Those looking to have tax-free back-to-school shopping will have to hit the shops a little earlier this year. more

Jun 23, 2017 1:34 PM People


Photo courtesy of Kent Howard.

Four Birmingham chefs will participate in the 2017 Iron City Chef competition Saturday, July 22. The Vestavia Hills Rotary Foundation hosts the event, which takes place at Jefferson State Community College. more

Jun 23, 2017 1:26 PM People


Photo submitted by Delta Zeta Birmingham Alumnae Chapter.

Delta Zeta Birmingham alumnae chapter of Delta Zeta sorority hosted a meeting April 17 and voted in the new officers for the 2017-18 year. more

Jun 23, 2017 1:15 PM People

The Rotary Club of Homewood recently recognized longtime member and retired business executive Bill (Bilbo) Crawford by naming its educational foundation in his honor. more

Jun 23, 2017 1:13 PM People

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

As development continues near Cahaba River, stakeholders try to balance growth, conservation. more

Jun 23, 2017 11:55 AM , People


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

To pair with our cover story this month about combatting financial crime, take our survey about personal experiences with financial crime. more

Jun 20, 2017 4:35 PM People