Emily Featherston


Emily Featherston

The council's next meeting will be Thursday, March 22. more

Mar 19, 2018 8:18 PM News


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Spring Break for Vestavia Hills City Schools is March 26-30, and while many families will be hitting the road, the Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest is offering a week’s worth of activities for those staying in town. more

Feb 16, 2018 10:13 AM People


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But 2017 will most likely be eclipsed by the work coming over the next 18 months. more

Dec 21, 2017 10:49 AM Schools


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Before the Rebels take on Shades Valley and the Homecoming Court takes the field, the parking lot at Vestavia Hills High School will be a sea of students, families and alumni for a night of fellowship and fundraising. more

Oct 23, 2017 3:02 PM VHHS


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Seniors stay connected through lifelong favorite game. more

Oct 23, 2017 12:39 PM People 1 Comments


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While October may claim the most common occasion to dress up, an event at Vestavia Country Club this month will provide guests another opportunity to don a unique outfit. more

Oct 23, 2017 12:33 PM People


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When Captain Kevin York was just a boy growing up in Detroit, he knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: a police officer. more

Oct 23, 2017 12:08 PM

After a year that managed to include both a major drought and significant flooding, the members of the Vestavia Hills City Council took a moment last month to reflect on their first year in office, or first year with a new administration. more

Oct 23, 2017 11:31 AM News


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As the city moves into the 2018 fiscal year, its $38.64 million general fund budget is set to take care of the regular operations of the city, as well as add additional units to key departments. more

Sep 22, 2017 10:50 AM News

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Vestavia Lake, built roughly 50 years ago, sits only a few blocks off U.S. 31, but it seems a world away from the hustle and bustle of one of the city’s main traffic arteries. more

Sep 22, 2017 10:33 AM News


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City Youth Connection teaching VHHS students about civic engagement. more

Aug 18, 2017 11:01 AM VHHS 1 Comments

The members of the Vestavia Hills High School Band Auxiliary — the Rockettes, color guard and majorettes — are once again welcoming the next generation of Rebels for the annual Sparkly School day. more

Aug 18, 2017 10:50 AM VHHS


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This month, Vestavia Hills High School will become the first public school in the country to have its own student life mobile application, a feat that only a handful of private schools have even achieved. more

Aug 18, 2017 10:45 AM VHHS


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Consultants to present council with different options. more

Aug 18, 2017 10:38 AM Schools 3 Comments


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In a time when uncertainty abounds and discourse easily becomes heated, the ministry team at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Cahaba Heights is hoping to provide lessons in understanding one another. more

Aug 18, 2017 10:12 AM People


Photo courtesy of Laura Crandall Brown Foundation.

This year, more than 22,000 women are expected to be diagnosed with ovarian cancer. And in five years, less than half of those diagnosed in 2017 will still be alive. more

Aug 18, 2017 9:26 AM People


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Lewis Harrison reflects on career, lifelong connection to VHFD. more

Jul 28, 2017 1:00 PM People 1 Comments

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Beverly Carroway credits her grandmother for inspiring her to pursue teaching etiquette to young people. more

Jul 25, 2017 11:16 AM Businesses


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For those not so excited about the first day of school Aug. 10, the city and the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce are hosting a kickoff event to start the school year on a fun note. more

Jul 25, 2017 10:18 AM Schools


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In fall of 2019, the district plans to move into the former Berry campus, pull the ninth-graders out of the high school and move Central elementary students to the Pizitz campus. more

Jul 25, 2017 10:11 AM Schools

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