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

Schools

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

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The council also heard about the city's plan to be declared a human-trafficking free zone. Read more

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Legislators from the over-the-mountain area gathered to discuss multiple topics related to education on Nov. 18. Read more

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The planned move of Pizitz Middle School to the old Berry High School campus is on schedule to happen this coming summer, with major work expected to be complete in early 2020, school officials said. Read more

Pizitz

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To combat the rise of cyberbullying, Vestavia Hills City Schools, as mandated by the state, passed a new policy that expands the definition of bullying to include online bullying. Read more

Schools

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Students these days come into school already knowing how to use technology socially, such as for social media, or how to navigate a smartphone for games and apps. But the school district is seeking to use technology to enhance learning. Read more

Schools

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One of the most rewarding things about owning the restaurant, Sullivan said, is if he’s out in town catering pizza or wearing something with the Donatos logo, people will stop and tell him how much they enjoy his restaurant. Read more

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Over the winter break for students in the Vestavia Hills area, Mason Music is offering beginner music camps for elementary school children. Read more

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The Birmingham Boys Choir will once again return to Briarwood Presbyterian Church in December for its Christmas concert. The 42nd annual concert is set for Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. and is a free gift to the community. Read more

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The Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest is hosting several holiday events for library guests this month. Read more

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On Dec. 7, children and families in Vestavia Hills can meet Santa and have their picture taken during the annual Breakfast with Santa. Read more

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The annual Reindeer Dash 5K and Fun Run is once again being hosted by Pure Fitness this December, offering residents in the Vestavia Hills area a chance to dress up for the holiday season while getting some exercise. Read more

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This winter season, the city of Vestavia Hills will offer multiple events to help get residents in the Christmas spirit, including a Christmas tree lighting and Christmas parade. Read more

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Throughout December, senior citizens will have plenty of chances to celebrate the Christmas season at the New Merkel House. Read more

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After 37 years in the Crestwood community in Birmingham, Romeo’s Sporting Goods is coming to Vestavia Hills. Read more

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When the Phoenix Program began this past June in an effort to aid people struggling with a drug addiction, city leaders were unsure how many people the program could reach. Just a few months into the program, 10 people have already received help. Read more

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The Vestavia Hills Parks & Recreation Foundation has raised at least $130,000 of its $450,000 goal to construct a new Miracle League field at Wald Park, in conjunction with the Community Spaces plan. Read more

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Kimberly Cook, along with council members from neighboring cities, began asking how recycling can be increased while keeping costs down for municipalities in the Birmingham area. Read more

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Jennyfer Goodnight is one of many Brazilians who have relocated to the Vestavia Hills area, with others living outside the city but traveling weekly to attend Horizon Church on Old Columbiana Road, which has a large Brazilian population. Read more

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