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Emily Featherston

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

With the summer months comes a new face on the Vestavia Hills Board of Education, as Jennifer Weaver steps in. more

Central

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan

LPMS students study meteorology with weather balloon. more

LP Middle

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Photos by Emily Featherston.

The Rocky Ridge Arts and Entertainment District is holding a special event this month and showcasing the musical talent of area young people. The event is Saturday, April 28. First Responders Celebration will also honor service members this weekend. more

People

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Photo courtesy of Steve Ammons and Bob Farley.

A former Vestavia Hills City Council member is seeking to return to the field of public service, this time as a Jefferson County Commissioner. more

People

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Emily Featherston

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

News

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

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

People

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

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

Schools

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Photo by Emily Featherston.

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

VHHS

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Seniors stay connected through lifelong favorite game. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

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

People

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Photo by Emily Featherston

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

People

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

News

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Photos by Emily Featherston.

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

News

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

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

News

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Photo by Emily Featherston.

City Youth Connection teaching VHHS students about civic engagement. more

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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

VHHS

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Photo illustration by Emily Featherston.

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

VHHS

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Photos by Emily Featherston.

Consultants to present council with different options. more

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Photo by Emily Featherston.

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

People

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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

People

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July 2018