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Vestavia Hills George Floyd Rally

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The protest was peaceful, no one was arrested and the crowd prayed with the Vestavia Hills Police Department. Read more

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Emily Featherston

In light of a possible demonstration this evening, the Vestavia Hills City Council set 5 p.m. as the closing time of the City Hall building and 7 p.m. as the closing time of the grounds. Read more

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Gov. Kay Ivey has authorized the National Guard to activate up to 1,000 guardsmen across the state as needed. Read more

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The 11th edition of The World Games has been delayed until July 7-17, 2022. The organizers also announced on April 22 that the international multi-sport event will become The World Games 2022 Birmingham. Read more

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Republic Services does not appear to be one of the two low bidders for city sanitation services. Read more

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Tour an open house this weekend from 2-4 p.m. Read more

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While nothing is certain given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Downes said it is possible the current phase of construction could be completed by early July or later this summer, depending on health orders given by the state. Read more

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Longleaf Liberty Park installed a new plexiglass wall in the community’s courtyard for visitors to safely meet with residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

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The camp, run by Scuba Ventures in Vestavia, will be from July 20-24. Read more

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Jones also believes that Alabama could be a hub for healthcare manufacturing to allow for purchasing of PPE in the country, as opposed to foreign vendors. Read more

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Emily Featherston

The bid came in about $3 million under budget. Read more

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The event was held by the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce and city leaders. Read more

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The announcement of testing in-house makes Atlas one of the first senior living companies nationwide to offer testing to its members. Read more

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The Litter Gitter is wide enough to stretch across an entire body of water, and it’s anchored down so that it won’t wash away with flooding. It traps litter in a cage-like device without disturbing the stream’s marine wildlife. Read more

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The completion date will depend heavily on the weather, Jefferson County Deputy Manager Cal Markert said. Read more

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Barzegari said the majority of women either work or live in Shelby County, and they are of all different age ranges and types of businesses. It’s not necessary to be a chamber investor to be in the group. Read more

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The HDSA wants to bring more attention to the disease, which affects more than 4,000 people in Alabama. Read more

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Nearly 200 guests attended the event benefiting the library’s children’s and teen departments and the VHLF endowment. Read more

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Emily Featherston

Brown, an attorney, will replace outgoing Board President David Powell, whose term expires in June. Read more

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The new coronavirus has heavily impacted area churches, most of which have suspended in-person services and are instead offering virtual services either by livestreaming or pre-recording services. Read more

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