Gardendale studying pilot program in Vestavia Hills for car tag renewals
GARDENDALE , Alabama - The city of Gardendale may follow in the footsteps of Vestavia Hills and offer car tag renewal service to citizens later this year.
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Cops bust man who admits to stealing purses from cars in 9 Jeffco communities
A Hueytown man stopped by police for driving without a license plate ended up confessing to a string of car break-ins in that city and in about a half dozen Over The Mountain communities.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Design Industry Workroom has new downtown Birmingham digs
Design Industry Workroom, a Tuscaloosa-based business that works with interior designers specializing in custom design upholstered furniture and drapery, will be relocating to Sixth Avenue South.
Spring fashion trends for kids: The Lili Pad's owners share what's hot
VESTAVIA HILLS, Alabama -- The days of thick coats and long socks are almost over; spring is right around the corner.
Like clockwork, Artists Incorporated's 'Little Red Barn' hosts First Friday opening on...
Artists Incorporated , the humble, unpretentious gallery with the white picket fence, holds its monthly opening right on schedule in March.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Childersburg begins conversation about proposed sales tax increase
Shoppers could pay an extra penny on each dollar they spend for the next few years to help the city repair pothole-riddled roads, if the City Council passes a sales tax increase that was discussed Tuesday night.
Retiring Rocky Ridge Principal Sonia Carrington reflects on 34 years as an educator
Sonia Carrington, the principal at Rocky Ridge Elementary School in Hoover, Ala., stands with several children from the school.
PromPalooza 2014: A new dress for $19.95? It's possible this weekend in Vestavia Hills
Collage Designer Consignment store-owner Tracy True Dismukes and Mary Jane Gibson Coordinator for My Sister's Closet at the YWCA, show off some dresses that will be available for sale at PromPalooza 2014 this Saturday, March 8. VESTAVIA HILLS, Alabama -- Don't be surprised if you drive by the Vestavia City Center Saturday morning and see a line of ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
What's an 'outstanding' Vestavia Hills citizen made of? A look at this year's honorees
VESTAVIA HILLS, Alabama -- This Thursday, Vestavia Hills will pause to honor some of its most outstanding citizens during the 25th Annual Leadership Vestavia Hills Citizens of the Year banquet at the Vestavia Country Club.
Vestavia will begin renewing car tags on April 1
Gov. Robert Bentley recently signed into law a measure that lets some in the Birmingham area skip the long lines at the Jefferson County courthouse to renew car tags.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Birmingham's Trim Tab adds first Alabama female brewer to its beer making team
Wiersma started out learning to make wine but her course work led her to studying beer making and she found she was more attractive to the creativity and complexities of beer.
Changes may be coming for the Alabama Limited Liability Company Act
The Alabama House of Representatives recently passed House Bill 2 , sponsored by Rep. Paul DeMarco , sending it to the Alabama State Senate.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham assesses 2013, looks ahead
The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham looked back on its 2013 accomplishments even as it continued to look ahead at its annual meeting Wednesday.
Senator Scott Beason's Gun Carrying Legislation Has Public Hearing
Yesterday the Senate Judiciary Committee held a public hearing on SB354, a bill that its sponsor, Gardendale Republican Senator Scott Beason, says is merely an extension and necessary addition to gun legislation passed by the legislature that he introduced last session.
Vestavia Hills Mayor answers questions on becoming 'pilot-city' for car tag services
Alberto Zaragoza poses at the Vestavia Hills City Hall in Vestavia Hills, Ala., Thursday, July 17, 2008.
The Hoover High School Broadcasting Department and three of its students have been recognized by the Alabama Scholastic Press Association.
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Trussville schools 5th, home values 10th in Alabama
According to neighborhoodscout.com , Trussville is the 10th most expensive city in Alabama based on the median home value while Trussville schools are ranked fifth in the state by the website.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Vestavia Hills expected to become first city to issue car tags April 1
VESTAVIA HILLS, Alabama -- Beginning in April, Vestavia Hills is expected to be the first city to start allowing its residents to renew and purchase car tags.
House candidate shotgun giveaway under scrutiny
A candidate for the Alabama House is giving away a free shotgun. Republican Steve French hopes the contest peaks your interest in his campaign, but is it legal? Steve French was looking for a catchy campaign gimmick and he definitely got one with a shotgun giveaway.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Vestavia Hills Superintendent: Failure to approve tax renewal could mean $1,000 less per student
VESTAVIA HILLS, Alabama -- In a few weeks, Vestavia Hills residents will be asked to take to the polls to vote on the renewal of an already existing property tax used to benefit the area's schools.