The 2017 Poinsettia Ball Debutantes were introduced by the Poinsettia Men’s Club at an afternoon reception at the beginning of summer. more

Oct 12, 2017 11:23 AM People

Members of Brownie Troop 768 recently helped pack meals for Rise Against Hunger. more

Oct 12, 2017 10:22 AM People

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Submitted by Excalibur Education Foundation.

The Excalibur Education Foundation is the educational arm of the Alabama Independent Insurance Agents and the Alabama Young Agents Committee. more

Oct 12, 2017 10:18 AM People

Recently, 82 Vestavia Girl Scouts from grades K-6 attended a service unit encampment at the Kanawahala Program Center in Chelsea. more

Oct 12, 2017 10:14 AM People

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Courtesy of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship

About 50 people turned out on a rainy evening for the Alabama Schweitzer Fellowship’s first Fellows Fest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, raising more than $1,300 for community service projects led by the Schweitzer Fellows. more

Oct 12, 2017 10:10 AM People


Photo courtesy of Kellie Knight.

VHEC had its first iLEAD assembly Aug. 18. Students were given the challenge that “everyone can be a leader and everyone can make a difference this school year.” more

Sep 25, 2017 1:58 PM East


Photo by Emily Featherston.

Leadership Vestavia Hills Class of 2018 came together in September for workshops to build leadership skills and begin their journey through the program. more

Sep 22, 2017 11:08 AM People

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Photo courtesy of Hans and Gloria Sitarz.

Cadet Hans Christian Sitarz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hans Sitarz, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on May 27. more

Sep 22, 2017 11:04 AM People

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Photos courtesy of Jill Young.

Members of Boy Scout Troop 83, chartered by Dawson Baptist Church, were recognized at an Eagle Court of Honor on April 23. The ceremony was held in the Social Hall at Dawson. more

Sep 22, 2017 11:02 AM People

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Courtesy of Vestavia Hills High School

The students were chosen from from some 1.6 million high school juniors who took the PSAT this year. more

Sep 13, 2017 4:43 PM Schools

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Photos by Patty Green

From the moment they enter the school, visitors to Vestavia Hills Elementary West see the phrase that guides students’ behavior: a display explaining “The West Way.” more

Sep 12, 2017 3:31 PM West

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Photo courtesy of Alabama School of Fine Arts.

The Alabama School of Fine Arts is turning 50, and the school has prepared a special open house to introduce prospective students to their unique curriculum. more

Sep 12, 2017 3:27 PM People

The Vestavia 8U National All Stars baseball team are undefeated in two straight years of GBBA play and have won back to back GBBA championships, as well as several travel ball tournaments. more

Sep 12, 2017 3:25 PM Sports

The Vestavia Hills City Schools Foundation recently hired Tait Stoddard as its new executive director. She started June 1. more

Aug 18, 2017 12:01 PM People


Photo courtesy of Thomas Little.

Three crews of Boy Scouts and their leaders from BSA Troop 4 in Vestavia Hills went on a life changing summer trek through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains at Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico. more

Aug 18, 2017 11:51 AM People

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Photo courtesy of Kris Madison.

The Vestavia Hills Fire Department will be showing its support for kids with cancer again this year throughout the month of September. more

Aug 18, 2017 11:47 AM People


Photo courtesy of Meredy Hogue.

The Vestavia Legends 9U AA GBBA baseball team won the championship game over the Vestavia Vice, 14-5, on June 17. more

Aug 18, 2017 11:44 AM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Charlie Rose.

The Vestavia Hills Blue 8U softball team won the United States Specialty Sports Association Rec All-Star State Championship tournament in the Peaches Division, on June 23-26 in Hoover. more

Aug 18, 2017 11:38 AM

The Symphony Volunteer Council (SVC), the main volunteer organization supporting the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, gathered at the home of Lin and Jim Musgrove in Greystone on June 6 to install the 2017-18 SVC board. more

Aug 11, 2017 4:11 PM People

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