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The council also discussed the recent construction of a concrete island at the intersection of Gentilly Drive and Columbiana Road. Read more

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The city posted a short update on its Facebook page, announcing the update, as well as positive news about the park's new pools. Read more

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The deal has not been finalized, and is likely dependent on an agreement between the city and the property owner that will be voted on this coming Monday at a council meeting. Read more

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The city passed the proclamation declaring Vestavia to be a Human TraffickingFree Zone at the Nov. 25 City Council meeting. Read more

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Since opening in January 2019, the Makerspace area at the Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest has offered events and programs for people of all ages, while also offering a chance for patrons to learn from one another. Read more

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In late October, the Vestavia Hills Board of Education recognized the district’s Teachers of the Year and named both an elementary and secondary teacher of the year, honoring one teacher at each of the city’s eight schools. Read more

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The Vestavia Hills Senior Transportation Program is designed to benefit elderly residents, offering them rides to medical appointments, the bank, the grocery store and other places, all for just $1 round-trip. Read more

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The Rebel Yell Icebreaker high school lacrosse tournament will once again return to the Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex in January, offering teams a chance to get to know each other and play some friendly games before getting into the regular season. Read more

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Participants can run, walk, jog or stroll. The race entry fee covers a race bib, medal and post-race lunch social, according to the Facebook page. Read more

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The chamber’s new five-year plan will prioritize improving the chamber’s service to members, assessing their needs, highlighting local businesses through social media and strengthening local relationships. Read more

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TrustCare Urgent Care will add to the city’s growing collection of urgent care facilities when it moves into part of the old Rite Aid building on U.S. 31. Read more

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While plans aren’t definite yet for the city of Vestavia Hills’ 70th birthday celebration, Mayor Ashley Curry said there will definitely be plenty of opportunities to celebrate the city’s birthday this year. Read more

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By the end of January, a turn lane into the new Pizitz Middle School — the former Berry High campus — is expected to be added on Columbiana Road, and the new softball field should be finished by mid-January. Read more

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While the Community Spaces Plan was always going to be a multiyear effort by the city of Vestavia Hills, residents can expect to see two notable, tangible results of the improvement efforts this spring. Read more

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Early this year, the Henson family will travel from their home in Vestavia Hills to Orlando, where they will experience Walt Disney World. They’re going to visit their friend from Kosovo who 20 years ago received a life-changing gift from them. Read more

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The Alabama Department of Environmental Management found the city is "deficient" when it comes to controlling erosion at construction sites. Read more

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The council also approved various resolutions and ordinances in a short meeting. Read more

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The fire department is accepting toys through Thursday, December 12. Read more

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Work to prepare the old Berry High campus to be the new Pizitz Middle School continues. Read more

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The city also became the first in Alabama to be declared a "Human Trafficking Free Zone." Read more

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