Sweeney has practiced education law in Alabama for more than 40 years and is recognized nationally as a public education law expert. more

Dec 8, 2016 4:05 PM People

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By Keith McCoy

Several individuals have fallen victim to scams in recent weeks. more

Dec 8, 2016 9:58 AM News

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Courtesy of Alabama Forestry Commission

After rainfall returned to the state, the Governor's office and Alabama Forestry Commission have lifted burning restrictions. more

Dec 5, 2016 4:20 PM News

Mountain Brook Basketball

Ted Melton

Mountain Brook's boys and girls basketball teams played a pair of games last week. more

Dec 4, 2016 9:26 PM Sports

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Family Promise, a non-profit organization that helps the homeless in Birmingham, is opening a storefront for the holiday season that wraps gifts for a small donation. more

Dec 2, 2016 9:29 AM News


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The parade will begin at Office Park and make its way down Cahaba Road, Culver Road and Petticoat Lane, according to Suzan Doidge of the Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce. more

Nov 22, 2016 10:11 AM People

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By Keith McCoy

Criminal offenses reported in the Dec. 1 MBPD community update. more

Dec 1, 2016 9:19 AM News

Mountain Brook Wrestling

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The Spartan Gladiator National Challenge wrestling tournament is Saturday, with 20% of all proceeds benefitting the Sid Strong Foundation. more

Nov 29, 2016 9:44 AM Sports

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

City council members heard updates regarding a miniature cell tower on Mountain Brook Parkway and the search to preemptively fill the position of executive director for the Emmet O'Neal Library. more

Nov 28, 2016 8:22 PM News

Mountain Brook Basketball

Ted Melton

Mountain Brook High School's boys are off to a 6-0 start, while the girls are 4-2. more

Nov 28, 2016 12:03 PM Sports

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

In addition to pardoning their turkeys this year, the Birmingham Zoo gave them the day off to celebrate Thanksgiving. more

Nov 22, 2016 11:32 AM News

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

During the Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Nov. 14, students of Leadership Mountain Brook and The Altamont School and members of the community asked city officials about different aspects of their city. more

Nov 18, 2016 2:51 PM Businesses

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Emily Featherston

Alabama state legislators met with parents and PTO leaders to talk about some of the challenges facing the state's education system. more

Nov 17, 2016 2:13 PM Schools

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

It was only fitting that Mayor Stewart Welch's first resolution to read was in honor of former Mayor Terry Oden and his work in Mountain Brook. more

Nov 14, 2016 8:47 PM News

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By Keith McCoy

Many state, county and city buildings will be closed in honor of Veterans Day tomorrow. more

Nov 10, 2016 11:55 AM News

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The Salute to our Veterans performance is a yearly occurrence for Mountain Brook Elementary School fifth graders. more

Nov 9, 2016 3:16 PM Mountain Brook Elementary

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Some voters faced long lines at the polls on Tuesday. more

Nov 8, 2016 1:14 PM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Bryce Martinez' sculpture was unveiled Monday at Aldridge Gardens in Hoover. more

Nov 7, 2016 5:45 PM People 1 Comments

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

City Council spent Monday morning in chambers inaugurating new city officials and appointing representatives to various committees. more

Nov 7, 2016 9:06 AM News

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Dan Starnes

Mountain Brook's season came to an end in the first round of the state playoffs. more

Nov 5, 2016 12:03 AM Sports

Mountain Brook cross country

Sam Chandler

Anna Grace Morgan led from start to finish, propelling the Mountain Brook girls to a Class 7A, Section 3 title. The Spartan boys placed second and will join the girls at state. more

Nov 3, 2016 7:55 PM Sports

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