Magic Moments grants 6-year-old's wish to become a chef
Tuesday was a busy afternoon for cooks at FoodBar in Vestavia Hills. But all of the hustle and bustle that goes on back in kitchen is what one very special little boy is fascinated with.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Bankhead Is A Recreational Paradise
The European Space Agency has approved plans to send a satellite into orbit that can measure how much carbon is being stored in the Earth's forests, along with mapping out and measuring its exact locations.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Art or security threat? U.S. House of Representatives votes against re-installing...
While I am a steadfast supporter of the arts, I also believe that the safety of our courts and the citizens must come first," - U.S. Rep. Teri Sewell BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -A sculpture that has sat at the front of the Hugo L. Black U.S. Courthouse in downtown Birmingham for the past two decades is now considered a security threat by several who work ... (more)
Former Army Reserve Captain Cindy Bell to challenge Jabo Waggoner for State Senate...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Local nurse and former Army Reserve Captain Cindy Bell, a Democrat, will challenge 40-year incumbent Sen. Jabo Waggoner, R-Vestavia Hills , in the race for State Senate District 16. "I'm excited to give the voters of District 16 a voice in Montgomery," said Bell according to a news release.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Gary Palmer swamps Paul DeMarco in 6th District Republican runoff
HOMEWOOD, Alabama - After a grueling, mud-stained six-week runoff and, before that, a months-long primary campaign , the battle for the Alabama 6th Congressional district Republican nomination is over.
The Trussville Tribune
Trussville - still working on details' of car tag issuing at city hall
Trussville is "still working on the details" of when it may open Trussville City Hall for the issuance of car tags, Mayor Gene Melton said Monday.
Milo's makeover: Birmingham hamburger chain tweaks menu, remodels restaurants and plots...
The Birmingham-based hamburger chain is renovating all 15 of its locations, a project that includes a transformation of the dining rooms and the addition of self-serve areas for drinks and sauces.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Homewood Police invite residents to enjoy 'Coffee with a Cop' on Wednesday
The department's next "Coffee with a Cop" outreach event will take place Wednesday, July 16 from 7-9 a.m. at Octane Coffee Co., 2821 Central Ave. The event prides itself in being free of agendas and speeches.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Snow-filled Disney musical set to cool off movie night at Wald Park
VESTAVIA HILLS, Alabama - Tonight's the night. Vestavia Hills residents will finally have a chance to enjoy a Disney favorite under the stars as part of the postponed movie portion of the 33rd annual "I Love America Summer Celebration."
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Rick Carter's stolen guitar returned to rightful owner; musician celebrates with Facebook...
Rick Carter has been reunited with his Santa Cruz acoustic guitar. He announced the good news on Facebook with the photo at left.
Lake Junaluska Singers to fight malaria with concerts in Huntsville and Birmingham
The Lake Junaluska Singers will bring their close harmonies and joyful music to Huntsville and Birmingham on July 21, and 22, 2014, in concerts to benefit the United Methodist Church's campaign, Imagine No Malaria, to help end deaths from malaria in Africa by 2015.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Trussville Tribune
Website says Trussville 4th-best school ...
The website, www.schooldigger.com , ranks Vestavia Hills City Schools No. 1, Mountain Brook City Schools No.
Hartselle considers cracking down on barking dogs
At a work session Monday, Mayor Don Hall asked the council to direct City Attorney Larry Madison to draft revisions to the animal ordinance to include noisy dogs.
Vestavia Hills gallery holding benefit for Wounded Warrior Project this weekend
A Vestavia Hills artists cooperative will host a two-day event this weekend to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project .
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Meredith Hanson hired as Vestavia Hills assistant superintendent
In a special meeting this morning, the Vestavia Hills Board of Education approved the hiring of Meredith Hanson as the district's new assistant superintendent.
High winds, lightning force Vestavia to postpone parts of 'I Love America Celebration'
VESTAVIA HILLS, Alabama - Vestavia Hills residents were able to squeeze in as much fun as they could during the 33rd annual "I Love America Summer Celebration" Wednesday, July 2 before the rain crashed the party.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Vestavia Hills resident 'steps into the warzone' through friendship with deployed soldiers
VESTAVIA HILLS, Alabama -- Ellen Long, a wife, mother and grandmother from Vestavia Hills, has always been pleased with her life.
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Vestavia Hills resident Ellen Long and her husband, Bones, "adopted" SPC Sergeant First Class Mark Stanley while he served in Afghanistan.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Artists Incorporated to host July fundraiser for Wounded Warrior Project
Artists Incorporated in Vestavia is a cooperative gallery of about 50 member artists who furnish the art and take turns working.