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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. While previous back-to-school sales tax holidays have taken place in August, this year’s tax-free weekend will take place at the end of July more

Jun 23, 2017 1:34 PM People

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Erica Techo

The resolution, which authorized an access, maintenance and shared parking agreement with the city, was approved at a special called meeting on June 12. more

Jun 12, 2017 7:28 PM Schools

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Emily Featherston

Kids and parents visited the library throughout the day before enjoying an evening of fun. more

Jun 1, 2017 8:40 PM , People

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Photos by Erica Techo.

VHHS senior starts clothing company to benefit Cahaba River. more

Mar 27, 2017 1:31 PM People 1 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Dena Moncrief.

All-girl Pizitz Middle School robotics team traveling to Worlds. more

Mar 27, 2017 11:13 AM People

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Photo courtesy of the Alabama Symphony Volunteers Council.

Designers from the Greater Birmingham area are once again putting their heads together for the Decorators’ ShowHouse, hosted by the Alabama Symphony Volunteers Council. more

Mar 27, 2017 10:26 AM People

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Erica Techo

The Board of Education heard an overview of four options to address the school system's capacity problems. more

Mar 23, 2017 8:59 AM Schools

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Erica Techo

The event supports Hand in Paw, a Birmingham-based nonprofit that aims to improve day-to-day lives through animal-assisted therapy. more

Mar 20, 2017 2:39 PM People

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Photo by Erica Techo.

Every Wednesday night, there’s a dance party going on at Bar 31. With music from the 1950s and ’60s, the dance floor is full of couples dancing the Panama City Bop and the shag. more

Feb 23, 2017 3:09 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Hand in Paw.

Specialty cocktails and dog treats do not always find themselves in the same place, but both will be on the patio at FoodBar in March. more

Feb 23, 2017 2:42 PM People

Patchwork Farms Publix Grand Opening

Erica Techo

The store held a ribbon cutting Dec. 7 at 6:30 a.m. before welcoming in its first customers. more

Dec 7, 2016 8:27 AM Businesses

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Courtesy of Vestavia Hills Fire Department

Eight or nine members of a work crew were working on the Colonial gas pipeline when it exploded, and all members of the work crew were injured, according to Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Ken Burchfield. more

Oct 31, 2016 5:54 PM News

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Tot Spot food truck transforms tater tots into specialty meal. more

Oct 27, 2016 3:05 PM Businesses

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Photo by Erica Techo.

Vestavia native opens meatball-themed restaurant in downtown Birmingham. more

Oct 27, 2016 2:46 PM Businesses

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Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools.

Vestavia Hills High School German teacher Laura Buder was recently selected for a national teaching award from the German Embassy in Washington. more

Oct 27, 2016 2:02 PM VHHS

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Erica Techo

Amendment 14, the final amendment on the ballot, would correct a procedural inconsistency in the legislature while grandfathering in nearly 700 local bills. more

Oct 25, 2016 3:46 PM News

Callahan Eye Hospital

Erica Techo

The clinic, located in the Altadena community, is set to open on Nov. 1 and will offer the same services as the on-campus clinic at UAB. more

Oct 14, 2016 8:39 AM News

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Courtesy of Vestavia Hills City Schools

Buder is in her fifth year of teaching at VHHS and was nominated for the award by the Alabama Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German more

Sep 30, 2016 10:38 AM VHHS

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Photo by Erica Techo.

Vestavia Hills High School senior Brooke Lindsey will have the opportunity to attend Savannah College of Art and Design with a $1,500 per year scholarship in the upcoming school year. more

Sep 28, 2016 3:23 PM VHHS

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Photo courtesy of Renae Byers.

Lice Clinics of America provides one-day lice eradication. more

Sep 28, 2016 2:00 PM Businesses

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