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Photo courtesy of Allie Hulcher.

The Vestavia Service Unit of Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama hosted its first Group Troop Thursday, September 5, 2019. Girl Scouts from all Vestavia troops were invited to participate in activities related to STEM. Read more

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From winning a national championship as a member of the Auburn football team in 2010 to starring in movies like “Woodlawn” and going on international tour with the cast of “Spamalot,” Blake Burgess has been busy since graduating from Vestavia Hills. Read more

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Photo courtesy of the Red Mountain Theatre Company.

Honorary chairs Carole Waitzman and Kam Patton hosted over 500 guests for Red Mountain Theatre Company’s biggest fundraiser of the year at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center on April 27, 2019. Read more

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Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Marshall, a native of Vestavia Hills, Alabama, is an instructor at NETC, providing the fleet with sailors who possess the basic technical knowledge and skills necessary for naval service. Read more

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Photo Courtesy of Summar Zulanas.

As part of a fundraiser, the Vestavia Hills PTO is trying to turn the city “red and blue.” Read more

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Photo Courtesy of Michael Moore.

On Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, the final touches were completed on the new McCallum Nature Trail kiosk at McCallum Park. The kiosk was constructed as part of the Eagle Scout project of Graham Moore. Read more

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American Legion rifle raffle 2019

Photo courtesy of Ryan Winslow American Legion Post 911

The raffle raised more than $3,300 to help support veterans in need. Read more

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John Henry Kirkpatrick was one of two Alabama youths, selected from a pool of nearly 1,000 children ages 4 to 17, to represent the state at the JDRF 2019 Children’s Congress in Washington, D.C. Read more

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The Prince of Peace Knights of Columbus recently gave parishioner Meagan Richardson a donation of $1,500 to support her FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students) missionary work at Tulane University. Read more

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John Clark of Vestavia Hills recently attended Robotics Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home of Space Camp, the Aviation Challenge, U.S. Cyber Camp and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center. Read more

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There was no mistaking when Walter Berry walked into the room. “When he would get here in the morning, you could tell right when he would walk in the door, because you would hear him,” said Jamie Pursell, owner of Leaf and Petal. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Billie Allbritton.

On July 13, a group of past teachers, administrators and friends gathered at First Watch in Vestavia Hills City Center to celebrate the 90th birthday of Ozilene Cartee. Read more

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Photo courtesy of the New Neighbors League Club.

The New Neighbors League Club (NNLC) of Birmingham announced its 2019 Annual Donation gift in July to the Alzheimer’s Research Program at UAB, led by Dr. Jeremy Hershkowitz. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Magic City Theatre On Ice.

The Magic City Theatre On Ice skating team defended their 2018 National title in the open division and won silver in the intermediate division during the National Theatre on Ice Competition at the end of June. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce.

Claire Christie of Vestavia Hills High School was one of 32 rising high school seniors who participated in the third annual Huntingdon College Economic and Community Development Scholars Program June 25-27. Read more

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Jane Falany was among the winners of the 2019 Alabama Media Professionals and National Federation of Press Women’s communications contest. Read more

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Stand-up comedians and Grown Up Comedy creators Beth Bloomfield and Junior Cook are bringing a new comedy event once a month to the Vestavia community this summer. Read more

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Fulbright Scholars

Neal Embry

Two Vestavia Hills High School alumni have recently been named Fulbright Scholars and will travel to Europe in the fall to begin new, exciting chapters in their lives. Read more

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Courtesy of Vestavia Hills Library

In addition to its ongoing summer reading program, the Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest will host a variety of events for all ages during the month of July. Read more

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Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks

Sydney Cromwell

Fireworks over the historic Vulcan statue will once again illuminate the skies above Birmingham this July 4. Read more

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