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Heather Hurt, a fifth-grade teacher, was named a Milken Educator on Wednesday in a surprise announcement. Read more



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Planet Fitness staff, Vestavia Hills firefighters honored by American Heart Association. Read more


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Alfa Foundation

The tuition bill for six Jefferson County college students will be a little lower in August thanks to scholarships awarded through the Alfa Foundation. Read more


Vestavia Voice picked up its fair share of awards last weekend at the annual Alabama Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. In all, Starnes Publishing tallied 55 awards across all seven of its papers. Read more


Sam Chandler, a sports writer for Starnes Publishing since October 2015, won first place in the Best Sportswriter competition and the current events on-site competition for the 2017 Southeast Journalism Conference. Read more



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As part of its emphasis on missions, Vestavia Hills Baptist Church’s missions committee recognized Mavis and Bob Hardy, church members who spent four decades as missionaries in Japan. Read more

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Vestavia Hills High School German teacher Laura Buder was recently selected for a national teaching award from the German Embassy in Washington. Read more


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The Vestavia Hills girls soccer team added another award to a banner 2016 season. Read more

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APA awards

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Vestavia Voice snagged more than a few awards last weekend at the annual Alabama Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. Read more


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Vestavia Hills-based Wood and Spooner Cosmetic and General Dentistry was recently selected as the 2015 Best Business of Vestavia in the category of Cosmetic Dentists. Read more


The program is designed to recognize superintendents who have less than five years of experience as superintendent and effectively use communication technology. Read more


Anne Boston has lived in Vestavia Hills for 35 years, and Leadership Vestavia Hills recognized her community contributions on March 3. Read more


Superintendent Sheila Phillips received two state-level awards on Friday, March 4 for leadership in communication Read more


The award is a statewide award and was presented by the Alabama Art Education Association at its annual conference. Read more


Every year, the Vestavia Hills Rotary Club honors a police officer and fireman for their work in the community. Read more


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Victoria Tarnakow, a senior at Shades Mountain Christian School, was recently awarded the DAR Good Citizens Award by the Lily of the Cahaba Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Read more


Vestavia Hills Elementary East is one of 29 schools in the US to be recognized by the Character Education Partnership as a National School of Character. Read more


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