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Emily Featherston

The move comes shortly after Jeff Downes' fourth annual review. more

Aug 16, 2017 7:23 PM News 1 Comments

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Emily Featherston

Former Mayor Butch Zaragoza and Jan and Andy Thrower were recognized at the event. more

Mar 3, 2017 1:46 PM People


Photos courtesy of Wendy Wallace Johnson.

Vestavia Hills community members will gather this month to celebrate the hard work of those who go above and beyond to serve the city and its people more

Feb 23, 2017 2:40 PM People


Emily Featherston

The Oct. 24 meeting was the last for the 2012-2016 city council. more

Oct 24, 2016 9:21 PM News 1 Comments


Emily Featherston

The mayor spoke about the city's recent triumphs while urging the new council to keep moving forward. more

Oct 11, 2016 6:29 PM Businesses

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Emily Featherston

Butch Zaragoza is seeking another term as mayor in this August's elections. more

Jul 13, 2016 6:00 PM News

This August, Vestavia Hills residents will head to the polls to vote for a mayor and four city council members. Here are a few things you need to know before election day. Candidates can begin to qualify to run on July 5. more

Jun 27, 2016 2:08 PM People 1 Comments


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Interior design or general contracting don’t immediately spring to mind at the mention of firefighters. But the work recently completed by the men of Fire Station No. 2 shows that putting out fires isn’t the only item impressive on their resume. more

Jun 22, 2016 4:26 PM Businesses

Vestavia Mayors Prayer Breakfast

Frank Couch

The 26th annual Prayer Breakfast, held at the Vestavia Country Club, included a performance of the national anthem by Just Singin’, the high school a cappella group, and comments from Mayor Butch Zaragoza. more

Apr 26, 2016 12:16 PM People


Emily Featherston

Two police lieutenants will be promoted to captain Friday, and wireless Internet is now available to the public at City Hall. Mayor Zaragoza also announced his plans to run for re-election. more

Mar 28, 2016 7:30 PM News 1 Comments

David Powell will take the unexpired term of Shera Grant, starting with the board meeting on Wednesday. more

Feb 22, 2016 8:45 PM Schools

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Ron Burkett

The Christmas tree lighting, held on Dec. 1, attracted hundreds attendees despite rainy weather. more

Dec 1, 2015 9:59 PM People

Vestavia Hills City Council

Emily Featherston

A recap from the Nov. 9 Vestavia Hills City Council meeting. more

Nov 9, 2015 9:39 PM News

State of the City

Sydney Cromwell

The mayor said this year was one of the strongest he had seen in his two terms, from residential development to new businesses. In total, Zaragoza said residents could expect over $9 million of new city revenue over the next five years. more

Sep 9, 2015 3:58 PM News 1 Comments


Photo by Katie Turpen.

On Thursday, Aug. 13, the mayors of Vestavia Hills, Clay and Irondale gathered at Vestavia Hills City Hall to discuss the success of the tag renewal process in each of their respective cities. more

Aug 13, 2015 11:42 AM News

Library in the Forest

Photo by Katie Turpen.

During a July 27 meeting, the city council accepted a bid for construction of an ADA ramp at the Library in the Forest and approved additional funding for improvements at the adult softball fields at Liberty Park. more

Jul 27, 2015 7:38 PM News

Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

Photo by Keith McCoy.

Bob Lujano, author of No Arms, No Legs, No Problem, delivered an inspirational message during the 25th annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast at the Vestavia Country Club on Tuesday, April 28. more

Apr 28, 2015 2:58 PM , News

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Photo courtesy of Bob Lujano.

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

I’d like to begin with an update on the status of the new City Hall. Progress is going well. more

Jan 27, 2015 11:34 AM Mayor's Minute

Vestavia residents gathered Dec. 9 to enjoy entertainment, merchant giveaways and the lighting of the tree. more

Dec 11, 2014 10:16 AM News

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