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Mountain Brook wins Class 7A state volleyball championship

The Lady Spartans capped an amazing season with a 3-1 victory over Hoover in the finals of the state volleyball championships at CrossPlex in Birmingham. It is the school's first state championship in volleyball. more »

Oct 30, 2014 Sports

This rendering shows the exterior of a Piggly Wiggly being planned on Vine Street in Crestline Village. It was released on Oct. 29.

Rendering courtesy of Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood, Inc.

Plans for Pig on Vine Street under review

Plans for a new Crestline Piggly Wiggly are before the city, but not all residents are supporting them in their current state. A plan to rezone property for the new store will be before the Planning Commission Monday, Nov. 3. more »

Oct 28, 2014 News

Mountain Brook ranked No. 4 suburb in country

Business Insider has named Mountain Brook as the No. 4 best suburb in America. The business and technology news website released a list of the 50 best suburbs on Oct. 24. more »

Oct 29, 2014 News

John Beede spoke to Mountain Brook Junior High students about reaching their goals.

Photo by Madison Miller.

Beede encourages students to reach goals

Motivational speaker John Beede gave presentations at Mountain Brook High School and Mountain Brook Junior High School on Tuesday morning. more »

Oct 28, 2014 MBJH

Little Hardware is now located in English Village.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Little Hardware's English Village home opening Wednesday

The store has moved into the Park Lane building at 2117 Cahaba Road. more »

Oct 27, 2014 Businesses

Spartans, Vikings to play Thursday night

Mountain Brook's final varsity football game of the season at Huffman has been moved from Friday night to Thursday night at 7 to avoid a conflict with Halloween. more »

Oct 28, 2014 Sports

Carolyn Reed, left, serves on the board of the cancer foundation named for her husband, Robert, right, who passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2002.

Photo courtesy of the Reed family.

Fight on

Cancer foundation funds research in memory of Robert E. Reed. more »

Oct 29, 2014 People

Consider the power of the fork

Have you ever considered the power of your fork? What you choose to place on it can bring nourishment, energy and healing to your body or stoke the fire of inflammation associated with many preventable chronic illnesses. more »

Oct 29, 2014 People

A Spanglish exchange

When Peyton McDougal met Luis Desvalls at camp in 2012, he didn’t know he’d one day be like a brother. more »

Oct 29, 2014 People

Local author releases first apocalyptic thriller

Duncan released The Revelation of Gabriel Adam, the first of a trilogy of young adult (YA) books published by Medallion Press in August. more »

Oct 29, 2014 People

Photo by Image Arts.

Spartans volleyball to play in Elite Eight

The Mountain Brook Lady Spartans won the North Super Regional volleyball tournament last week and now advance to the Elite Eight state championships at the CrossPlex in Birmingham. more »

Oct 27, 2014 Sports

Overton-Oakdale pedestrian crossing changes in the works

The city council discussed creating pedestrian crossings at Oakdale Drive, Overton Road and River Run Drive at its Oct. 27 meeting. more »

Oct 27, 2014 News

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