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Three different groups from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law National Mock Trial Team participated in competitions Oct. 21-22, including some local students. more

Nov 3, 2017 11:48 AM Schools


Photo by Emily Featherston.

Liberty Park Baptist Church pastor Scott Guffin is not at all unfamiliar with the campus of Samford University, where he will be starting a new program in August. more

Jul 25, 2017 9:38 AM People

Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. more

Jun 2, 2017 2:31 PM People

Abbie Miranda

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Mandy Burford saw something in the seventh-grade version of Abbie Miranda. more

Apr 29, 2016 1:58 PM Sports

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Marleigh Hill and Annie Kane, two eighth-grade students at Liberty Park Middle School, were selected by audition to participate in the Alabama All-State Choir, which is held in March at Samford University. more

Jan 26, 2016 1:12 PM LP Middle

Kelly Minter

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The luncheon will be Thursday, Jan. 28 at 11:30 a.m. at a country club in Vestavia. more

Dec 1, 2015 2:54 PM News

Pete Petro

Sydney Cromwell

Pete Petro was 5 years old when he was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and has been defying expectations since. more

Nov 25, 2015 12:01 PM People 4 Comments

Laney Parks

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Laney Parks has played softball since she was 9 years old. more

Nov 17, 2015 9:30 AM Sports

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The home tour is set for Thursday, Dec. 10. This is the fifth year for the Samford University Legacy League Christmas Home Tour. more

Nov 9, 2015 9:33 PM People

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Photo courtesy of April Moon.

On Saturday, April 18, a Trail Cleanup Day was held at the Library in the Forest. Samford University students along with a local girl scout troop participated in the event. more

Apr 19, 2015 7:08 PM News

Former Vestavia Hills star Georgie Salem carries Bama to 12-1 win over Samford. more

Apr 8, 2015 11:03 AM Sports

Laura Bush

Photo courtesy of Samantha Nelson.

If you were in the audience for former first lady Laura Bush’s visit on Thursday, you may not have noticed the Wright Center staff patrolling the press section precisely three minutes into her speech. I can assure you, though, that the Crimson did. more

Apr 2, 2015 11:08 AM Editor's Perspective

Join the Samford University Legacy League for their April meeting featuring Karim Shamsi-Basha, a Syrian-born American author and award-winning photographer. more

Mar 23, 2015 9:06 AM People

The Parkinson Association of Alabama (PAA) recently named Vestavia Hills resident Mary T. Miller as its executive director. more

Feb 16, 2015 4:36 PM People

Pat Sullivan fought it as long as he could. But in the end, the Samford University head football coach decided enough was enough. more

Dec 19, 2014 1:31 PM People

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The Samford University Legacy League will hold its third annual Christmas Home Tour on Thursday, Dec. 11. The 2014 tour features five homes, and proceeds will go toward endowing a new need-based scholarship. more

Nov 25, 2014 1:34 PM People

Samford University’s Wright Center Concert Hall will host the Distinguished Young Women Program of Jefferson County July 18-19. more

Jun 26, 2014 2:46 PM People

Samford Holiday tour

Photo courtesy of Caroline Summers.

The Samford University Legacy League will hold its third annual Christmas Home Tour tonight. The 2013 tour features five homes in Vestavia Hills and Mountain Brook, and proceeds help provide scholarships to Samford University students. more

Nov 22, 2013 5:26 PM News

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