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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.

Council could vote on rezoning to allow for a Crestline Pig

The council will hold a public hearing to consider rezoning parcels along Vine Street for the proposed development Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. at City Hall in Crestline Village. more »

Nov 20, 2014 5:40 PM News

MSNBC filmed Mountain Brook for a segment on shopping local.

Photo by Dan Starnes.

Watch local stores on MSNBC's Your Business

Several Mountain Brook businesses were featured on MSNBC's Your Business on Nov. 16. We captured the segment in case you missed the live airing. more »

Nov 16, 2014 8:49 PM News

Council member Jack Carl speaks.

Photo by Madison Miller.

City updates shared at chamber luncheon

Rep. Paul DeMarco moderated a discussion about city matters at the Chamber of Commerce’s Nov. 13 luncheon. City council members, including new members Lloyd Shelton and Alice Womack, along with Mayor Terry Oden all spoke. more »

Nov 13, 2014 5:08 PM News

Photos courtesy of John E. Phillips.

Lady Spartans win cross country state championship for school’s 150th state title

The Lady Spartans cross country team won the Class 7A state championship at Oakville Indian Mounds Park for the historic win. more »

Nov 10, 2014 3:11 PM Sports

New Mountain Brook Schools' new athletic director Benny Eaves

Photo courtesy of Mountain Brook Schools.

Mountain Brook Schools approve Benny Eaves as athletic director

Eaves is replacing retiring AD Terry Cooper. more »

Nov 10, 2014 8:47 PM Sports

Vine Street Piggly Wiggly hearing set for Nov. 24

A public hearing to consider rezoning parcels along Vine Street for the proposed Piggly Wiggly will be held Monday, Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. at City Hall in Crestline Village. more »

Nov 10, 2014 6:46 PM News

Council discusses Overhill stop signs, Barber Motorsports event

A few of the triangular intersections near Mountain Brook Elementary could be improved with traffic signage in the future. more »

Nov 10, 2014 7:32 PM News

Photos courtesy of John E. Phillips.

Lady Spartans win cross country state championship for school’s 150th state title

The Lady Spartans cross country team won the Class 7A state championship at Oakville Indian Mounds Park for the historic win. more »

Nov 10, 2014 3:11 PM Sports

Cyd Ruffino and Laura Silsbee stand outside the new location, which will become MBT on Dexter.

Photo by Madison Miller.

Mountain Brook Trading to open show room, concierge service

Mountain Brook Trading will soon open a safe drop-off and pick-up location for users of its site. A percentage of the commission will be donated to Alabama Forever. more »

Nov 7, 2014 12:05 PM News

Alabama Supreme Court Justice Glenn Murdock speaks to David Faulkner before swearing him into office.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Faulkner sworn in to serve as house representative

Mountain Brook resident David Faulkner was sworn into office on Nov. 5 to serve as the District 46 State House representative for the upcoming term. The district covers Homewood, Hoover and Mountain Brook. more »

Nov 5, 2014 4:02 PM News 2 Comments

Jeffrey Brewer of Goodwin Mills and Cawood presents the developer's plans for the Piggly Wiggly on Vine Street to the planning commission on Nov. 3.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Planning commission votes in favor of Vine Street Piggly Wiggly

The city council chambers overflowed capacity on Nov. 3 for a controversial discussion regarding plans for a new Piggly Wiggly on Vine Street in Crestline. The planning commission voted 4-3 to recommend plans for the store to the city council. more »

Nov 3, 2014 9:56 PM News 3 Comments

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 4:46 PM 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 11:21 AM News

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

Finish the Fight tailgate party will be held Nov. 20 at Old Car Heaven to support the Robert E. Reed Gastrointestinal Oncology Research Foundation. more »

Oct 29, 2014 10:56 AM 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 10:51 AM 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 10:26 AM 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 10:26 AM People

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