Why should I have to move back into Birmingham?
This blog is not about the City of Birmingham. When I talk about "Birmingham," I'm referring to metro Birmingham.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Area lawmen in hour-long chase spanning several cities
The chase at times reached speeds of 90 mph, and a Jefferson County sheriff's deputy wrecked during the pursuit.
Santa scheduled to make special appearances in Vestavia Hills, here's where to find him
VESTAVIA HILLS, Alabama -- Santa Claus will make a special stop this week in Vestavia Hills to take part in the city's "Holiday in the Hills" celebrations.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Lawmakers face 'bad' and 'ugly' General Fund next session
Flat revenues, needs in Medicaid and a tax-allergic Alabama Legislature could mean cuts, or level funding, for the state agencies fueled by the state General Fund budget.
Hoover-Vestavia Hills football game to add to Black Friday evening traffic in Hoover
The semifinal high school football game between Hoover and Vestavia Hills at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium tonight is expected to add significant traffic to the already heavy shopping rush in central and western Hoover, police say.
Birmingham leaders you should know: David Fleming
Civic activities: He serves on the board of Main Street Alabama, is a Kiwanis member, and is involved in Redeemer Community Church.
Shoppers survive overnight Black Friday bargain hunting in Hoover
As the sun was rising at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover this morning, some shoppers were just finishing up a long night of bargain hunting and heading home for bed.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Vestavia Hills lawyer charged after police say he took the money but didn't do the work
Vestavia Hills police have charged a divorce attorney with theft after they say he took clients' money and never did work on their behalf.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Hoover, Blount County schools closed Wednesday due to threat of wintry weather
Vestavia Hills city schools is the only other district in the Birmingham-metro area that isn't already off Wednesday, and haven't yet announced whether they will close due to weather.
Miss Alabama Teen USA 2014 Baskin Champion hopes to be a good role model, hunt with 'Duck...
Baskin Champion hopes to be a role model for girls as Miss Alabama Teen USA 2014 , but for something other than her physical appearance.
Interstate 65: Truck knocks down light pole, causes traffic jam
The incident occurred about 2:45 p.m. Tuesday when the tractor trailer veered off the interstate between Montgomery Highway and Alford Avenue and struck a light pole, Vestavia Hills Police Lt.
Ever wondered about your neighbor's Christmas decorations? Sign up for Legacy League's Home Tour
Legacy League , an Auxiliary of Samford University, will kick-off its third annual Christmas Home Tour on Thursday, Dec. 12. This year, five homes - four in Vestavia Hills and one in Mountain Brook - will open their doors to the public to show off how they celebrate the season.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
GridIron Gala -- Nov. 25, 2013
Gene Stallings poses with 13-year-old Davis Spain of Vestavia Hills. The former Alabama football coach and former Auburn football coaches Pat Dye greeted patrons at the Grid Iron Gala on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at The Club in Birmingham, Ala.
Vestavia Hills receives Innovative Alabama Governments Award for E-911 service transfer
Representatives with the City of Vestavia Hills receive the Government Program Innovation Local/County award at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa on November 14, 2013.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Vestavia plans new city hall location
The city of Vestavia Hills has purchased the site of the former Food World grocery store and an adjacent site along U.S. 31 for a total of $1.97 million, on which it plans to build its new city hall.
The Trussville Tribune
Hewitt, Pinson girls headline Bryant Bank Thanksgiving Classic
Hewitt-Trussville and Pinson Valley headline the Bryant Bank Thanksgiving Classic, which gets under way at Hewitt-Trussville on Saturday.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Proud of State BOE's stance for academic standards
I congratulate the State Board of Education on taking a strong stance Thursday by passing a resolution stating that only the state board has the right to review and adopt academic standards for our students, and my children.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Pelham planning development of municipal school foundation board
Pelham City Councilman Ron Scott is promoting development of a city school foundation board that would serve as a fundraising arm for the municipal district and raise revenue to help teachers and programs.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Beethoven's deafness expressed in music: Hear Cynthia MacCrae perform Op. 101, and two other sonatas
Pianist Cynthia Perry MacCrae dips into Ludwig van Beethoven's late piano sonatas tonight and tomorrow with recitals in Montevallo and Vestavia Hills.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
The Trussville Tribune
Iley "Fred" Kent Jr., 63, of Hoover, was called home to Heaven on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.