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Pedestrians to be on roads for Statue to Statue Run Saturday

Drivers can expect to see runners around Mountain Brook on Saturday morning, April 18 during the Statue to Statue Run. more »

Apr 16, 2015 9:40 PM News

Rain delays Crestline art festival to May date

The Spring Art Festival in Crestline is moving to Saturday, May 16 due to rain. The event was previously scheduled for April 18, but for the first time in 33 years, the threat of precipitation caused organizers to reschedule for another weekend. more »

Apr 16, 2015 4:36 PM News

Andrea Marty coats her jewelry with a high gloss resin.

Photo courtesy of Andrea Marty.

MBHS grad's Toomer's jewelry to be sold at A-Day

Andrea Buchanan Marty, a 1989 Mountain Brook High School graduate, was selected by The Oaks Committee to create pieces to be sold exclusively through Auburn’s bookstore. more »

Apr 16, 2015 10:30 AM News

State honors local Holocaust survivors

State Rep. David Faulkner presented a joint state House and Senate resolution remembering the Holocaust and honoring local survivors April 14 at the Capitol in Montgomery. more »

Apr 15, 2015 12:17 PM News

Mountain Brook's Ward Webb wins Class 7A Bryant-Jordan honor

Inspirational Spartans football player Ward Webb wins 7A student achievement honor. more »

Apr 14, 2015 10:28 AM Sports

MBHS presents Grease this weekend

Mountain Brook High School students are getting ready to bring “Summer Nights,” “Hopelessly Devoted to You” and “You Are the One that I Want” to the stage April 17-20. more »

Apr 14, 2015 5:42 PM MBHS

Amelia entered Taziki's to find her wish granted on Tuesday, April 14.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Wish granted at Taziki's

Thirteen-year-old Amelia walked into a special surprise at Taziki’s on Tuesday evening. more »

Apr 14, 2015 5:33 PM News

Small Overton-South Brookwood Road traffic improvements coming

There is no simple solution to improve traffic at Overton Road-South Brookwood Road intersection, but the council recommended small changes to traffic signal timing be made for limited alleviation. more »

Apr 13, 2015 7:25 PM News

By Keith McCoy

City opposes bill that would limit business license fees

The council approved a resolution opposing House Bill 185, which limits the requirement for municipal licenses for home health entities to those with business locations or branches within the city. more »

Apr 13, 2015 7:12 PM News

The Mountain Brook Varsity Girls Soccer Team supported Sid Ortis at its April 9 game.

Photo courtesy of Rosemary Gillespie.

Soccer team supports Sid Ortis with purple and gold

At their game against No. 9 Spain Park, the No. 4-ranked Mountain Brook Girls Varsity Soccer supported Sid Ortis's fight against cancer with purple and gold shirts. more »

Apr 13, 2015 4:42 PM Sports

Photo by Madison Miller.

City officials, community members attend Cahaba River Walk grand opening

The city held a grand opening for Cahaba River Walk on Friday, April 10. more »

Apr 10, 2015 4:58 PM News

Police released this sketch of a suspect involved in a robbery on a walking trail Dec. 20.

Photo courtesy of the Mountain Brook Police Department.

Police release sketch of December Mountain Brook trail robbing suspect

Mountain Brook Police have released a sketch artist rendering on the person who robbed four girls at gunpoint on a walking trail in Mountain Brook on Dec. 20 at around 2:30 p.m. more »

Apr 9, 2015 11:32 AM News

Man charged with indecent exposure on Mountain Brook Parkway trail

A man from Tarrant has been charged with indecent exposure, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after Mountain Brook Police responded to reports of the man in a suspicious vehicle. more »

Apr 9, 2015 11:07 AM News

Zoo guests can interact up-close with the dwarf Nigerian goats in the Corral at the Birmingham Zoo on April 11.

Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Zoo.

Farm Day coming to the Zoo

The Birmingham Zoo will celebrate Alabama’s farming heritage with Farm Day on Saturday, April 11. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »

Apr 8, 2015 2:00 PM

Art show added to Food Truck Round Up festivities

PreSchool Partner's annual Food Truck Round Up event is adding an art show this year. The May 2 event will feature more than 10 local artist in addition to a selection of food trucks and other festivities. more »

Apr 8, 2015 1:51 PM News

Crestline barbershop searching for new space

A 46-year-old Crestline barbershop is looking for a new home. Selman & Co. has been located in the former CVS building on Church Street for 25 years but now will have to vacate the space by the end of May. more »

Apr 7, 2015 4:54 PM Businesses 2 Comments

Author Richard Simmons talks about his new book, Sex at First Sight: Understanding the Modern Hookup Culture, at the Emmet O’Neal Library.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Simmons examines the modern hookup culture

Author Richard Simmons saw promiscuity when he was in college, but he said it’s different now. According to his college-aged niece, what he has to say in Sex at First Sight describes what she has seen going on around her. more »

Apr 7, 2015 5:54 PM News

Grille 29 will open in the former McCormick & Schmick’s location at Brookwood Village.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Steak and seafood restaurant coming to Brookwood

The former McCormick & Schmick’s building at Brookwood Village will soon be home to a new upscale steak and seafood restaurant. Construction is scheduled to begin later this month on Grille 29, a second location for the Huntsville restaurant. more »

Apr 6, 2015 2:16 PM Restaurants

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Easter Bunny attends annual Crestline Egg Hunt

On Saturday morning, children welcomed the guest of honor, the Easter Bunny, as he arrived in a fire truck, and then descended on the field of eggs when their age group was called. See all our photos from the event. more »

Apr 4, 2015 10:44 AM News

Beck Corley, Alabama Rep. David Faulkner and Campbell Doidge stand in front of the Alabama State House during Spring Break.

Photo courtesy of Suzan Doidge.

Students serve as pages for Spring Break

Mountain Brook students Beck Corley and Campbell Doidge spent their Spring Break as pages for Alabama Rep. David Faulkner. more »

Apr 3, 2015 4:10 PM MBJH

Woman scammed with student loans

A Mountain Brook woman was the victim of a scam involving applications for student grants and loans. Learn more about this and other crimes reported this week. more »

Apr 2, 2015 2:35 PM News

Stephanie Maxwell is the new executive director of the Mountain Brook City Schools Foundation.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Maxwell to serve as director for Schools Foundation

Mountain Brook City Schools Foundation has welcomed a new executive director. Stephanie Maxwell is filling the role previously held by Anne Womack, who is moving following her wedding this month. more »

Apr 1, 2015 5:29 PM News

MBJH's Shadeed named state Teacher of the Year finalist

Ninth-grade English teacher Gerilynne "Geri" Shadeed is among a list of candidates who will soon be narrowed down to the Final Four for Alabama's 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year. more »

Apr 1, 2015 3:22 PM News

The Cook Store celebrates 40 years

Founded by Sam Franks in 1975, The Cook Store was originally called The Kitchen Shoppe. April 1 marked its 40th anniversary in business. more »

Apr 1, 2015 12:07 PM Businesses

Congressman Gary Palmer to chamber members: Congress needs to repeal ObamaCare, reduce burdensome regulations

Repealing ObamaCare and creating a more effective national healthcare plan that truly works is one of his top priorities in Washington, Alabama Congressman Gary Palmer told members of several area chambers of commerce at the Birmingham Marriott. more »

Mar 31, 2015 11:26 AM News

Author of Love Does, Bob Goff, will speak at Canterbury Church on April 1.

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Bob Goff speaking engagement cancelled

Author and humanitarian Bob Goff, who was scheduled to speak at Canterbury United Methodist Church on Wednesday, April 1, will no longer be coming to Birmingham due to an emergency eye surgery. more »

Mar 31, 2015 10:28 AM News

Police respond to fight call on school bus

Multiple Mountain Brook police officers responded to a call after a fight broke out on a bus Wednesday, March 25. more »

Mar 25, 2015 5:11 PM News

New restaurant proposed for portion of former Crestline CVS location

The Mountain Brook City Council approved a request for a conditional use application for a new restaurant to be opened in a portion of the former CVS location in Crestline Village. more »

Mar 23, 2015 7:54 PM News 2 Comments

Bound for Brazil

At 23 years old, Caroline Hiott has a well worn passport. Before she goes to graduate school, Hiott is returning to Brazil to teach English for four months. more »

Mar 25, 2015 12:14 PM People

Community Cause of the Year

See who our readers voted the top two community causes of the year. more »

Mar 25, 2015 12:19 PM People

Community Member of the Year

See who our readers voted the top two community members of the year. more »

Mar 25, 2015 12:23 PM People

MBHS fishing team wins third in tournament

Reid Carter and Brother Swagler, members of Mountain Brook High School’s Bass Fishing Team, placed third in the Airport Marine High School Team Trail tournament on Lake Mitchell on Feb. 21 more »

Mar 25, 2015 12:09 PM Sports

Flower magazine editor to speak at AWARE program

Margot Shaw, editor and publisher of Flower magazine, will speak about her experience with substance abuse and mental illness at the Crestline Field bleachers on April 21 at 6 p.m. more »

Mar 23, 2015 3:29 PM News

Photo by Oliver Morrison.

Joined in song

On March 22 fellow Mountain Brook High School graduates Skip Stradtman and David Mandt returned to Samford University to perform a joint concert with the their college acapella group. See video from the concert. more »

Mar 23, 2015 1:48 PM People 1 Comments

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