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Photo by Layton Dudley.

Linda Anderson gives Rebels coaching team a softer side. more


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Photo courtesy of American Cancer Society.

During the month of October, Tommy Spina will be wearing something pink every single day. more


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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Texas transplant starts Birmingham journey by opening Studio Steel. more

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Photo illustration by Sarah Finnegan.

Students who have difficulty learning in a traditional classroom have a few new options this school year. more



Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The zone is marked by a special parking sign, but Gilham said it includes the whole parking lot and the police department lobby. The area is monitored by video camera around-the-clock, making it a good meeting point to meet an online buyer or seller. more



Photo courtesy of Mike Enervold.

Adventurous hikers and bikers who want to veer off the straight, paved path will have a new trail this summer. more



Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

A woman-run jewelry business was almost unheard of when Jewels by Rose opened in 1976, but that didn’t slow down its namesake, Rose Goldner. more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The Lollar family was driving home from Kampfire for the King, an annual November event in support of King’s Home, when 7-year-old Caroline piped up from the back seat. more


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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Birmingham Community Deaf Church fostering fellowship for all for 60 years more



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The Vestavia Hills Fire Department has supported the Muscular Dystrophy Association for years. more



Photo by Sarah Finnegan

City examines challenges for local small businesses looking to set up shop more

Business News

Downes Family Feud

Courtesy of Jeff Downes

Vestavia City Manager Jeff Downes and his family will appear on "Family Feud" on Feb. 3. more


Vestavia Christmas Parade

Courtesy of Paige Hockman.

Other city events include the annual tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 1 at city hall and the breakfast with Santa Claus on Dec. 12 at the Civic Center’s Dogwood Room. more


Lil Rebels

Courtesy of Holly Lollar

Members of the Lil Rebels first grade football team will be at Starbucks on Highway 31 on Saturday, Oct. 17 fundraising for Type 1 diabetes research. more

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Cahaba Heights Apartments

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On Monday, the Cahaba Heights Community Foundation filed for its 501(c)3 nonprofit status. Brady said the nonprofit’s goal will be to preserve the Cahaba Heights community master plan. more


High Notes

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Residents got to tour the new facilities, located behind the Red Lobster on Montgomery Highway, and enjoy free food and children's activities such as face painting and bounce houses. more

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Your Pie

Courtesy of Lloyd Peeples

Your Pie is a fast casual restaurant chain based out of Georgia offering $8 pizzas with customizable toppings. Lloyd Peeples, the Birmingham-area franchisee, said the Liberty Park Your Pie will be the second of three in the area. more


Patchwork Farms

Photo courtesy of City of Vestavia Hills.

A sign has appeared at Patchwork Farms indicating that Publix will be the major grocery store at the new development. more

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Thomas Oliver II

Courtesy of Carr Allison

Oliver is a founding shareholder in Carr Allison law firm and was vice chair for the network last year. USLAW NETWORK is an international organization of law firms that practice in different areas of business law. more


BBQ the Bucs

Courtesy of Martha Manley

The annual BBQ the Bucs will be held on Thursday, Oct. 15. The event is free, but school clubs will be selling food and drinks. There will also be a cooking contest for the best chicken, steak and burgers, with school staff serving as judges. more


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