Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The friends and family of Vestavia Hills icon Dave Belcher continue to honor his memory through a scholarship for teens who have received a second chance at life. more

Jun 23, 2017 1:48 PM Private Schools


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Steve Bendall was recently chosen as the newest member of the Vestavia Hills Board of Education. more

Jun 23, 2017 1:47 PM Schools


Photos courtesy of Alyssa DiRusso.

Pizitz 8th-grader and Alabama geography bee champion takes national stage in DC tournament. more

Jun 23, 2017 1:45 PM Pizitz 3 Comments

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At least five people were hospitalized, according to national reports, and others injured. more

Jun 14, 2017 3:45 PM News


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Matthew Hardwick, a Liberty Park resident and sophomore at VHHS, had surgery in December 2015 after the growth plates below his knees closed prematurely. more

May 22, 2017 2:41 PM People


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Snapper Grabbers Land & Sea, neighboring the original seafood market’s space at 521 Montgomery Highway, opened in early May. more

May 22, 2017 2:35 PM Restaurants


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

As the school year came to a close, Vestavia Hills City Schools faculty and administrators celebrated several members who are retiring. more

May 22, 2017 2:23 PM Schools


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Retiring faculty members and their friends and family attended to celebrate the close of their last school year. more

May 9, 2017 5:30 PM Schools


Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Across Vestavia schools, students will be able to study the atmosphere, virtually travel the world, work with robots and more, thanks to 15 grants awarded by the Vestavia Hills City Schools Foundation, totaling nearly $59,000. more

Apr 26, 2017 9:50 AM Schools


Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Whether your summer plans involve the beach, a long car or plane trip or pleasant days at home, the sunny days ahead are a good time to crack open a new book. more

Apr 25, 2017 1:14 PM People


Photo courtesy of Opera Birmingham.

Opera Birmingham hosts its annual vocal competition again this month, as singers from around the country come to Birmingham to show off their talent. more

Apr 25, 2017 1:03 PM People


Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Summer block party turns focus to music, Rocky Ridge business. more

Apr 25, 2017 12:18 PM People

Police were called to the scene at about 4:38 p.m. on Friday. more

Apr 7, 2017 6:36 PM News

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The Vestavia Hills City Schools Foundation awarded nearly $59,000 in grants this year. more

Mar 31, 2017 12:15 PM Schools


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The Library Foundation began fundraising in December 2015 to build a makerspace, which would be a section of the library for people to use equipment for 3-D printing, vinyl or laser cutting, photography and audio work and crafting tools. more

Mar 27, 2017 1:39 PM People


Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

At Andy’s Landscape Service, lead estimator Sean Stewart has seen an uptick in clients looking to replace dead plants at their homes. Whether newly planted flowers or decade-old shrubs, this winter’s intense drought has left its mark. more

Mar 27, 2017 1:27 PM People

The Woodridge neighborhood

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

This spring, many Vestavia Hills homeowners will receive notices in the mail from the Jefferson County Board of Equalization about changes in their property values. more

Feb 23, 2017 2:33 PM News

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Owner Donna Jowers plans to retire. more

Jan 18, 2017 3:31 PM Businesses


Courtesy of Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

Library patrons are invited to write a New Year's resolution on the "resolution tree" to be read by the staff. more

Dec 30, 2016 9:18 PM People


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Vestavia woman creates cancer support ornaments with library 3-D printer. more

Dec 30, 2016 3:12 PM People

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