Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Former employee Sunee Cates posted bond and was released from Jefferson County Jail on April 25. more

Apr 25, 2017 6:50 PM News

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Courtesy of Laurie King.

The Jerome Lewis Legacy award will be given to a faculty member of Crestline Elementary who exemplifies Lewis' characteristics. more

Apr 25, 2017 3:40 PM Crestline Elementary

City City Hall 3

By Keith McCoy

The construction will affect polling locations during the special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by Jeff Sessions. more

Apr 25, 2017 11:48 AM News

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

This year's showcase had 75 booths with each grade from Mountain Brook Schools represented. more

Apr 24, 2017 7:04 PM Schools

Steeple to Steeple 5K start

Jesse Chambers

Trinity UMC in Homewood and Canterbury UMC in Mountain Brook combined to present the annual fundraiser. more

Apr 24, 2017 8:41 AM People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Council members reviewed updates regarding future sidewalk projects and the pedestrian bridge to be built over Shades Creek. more

Apr 24, 2017 10:18 AM News

Mountain Brook Baseball

Kyle Parmley

The Mountain Brook High School baseball team needed a series win to advance to the state playoffs, but it came up short. more

Apr 22, 2017 9:58 AM Sports

Mountain Brook Tennis

Sarah Finnegan

Mountain Brook's tennis teams advanced to state by winning the boys and girls section tournaments. more

Apr 20, 2017 2:28 PM Sports

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Firefighters from six Birmingham area fire departments attended the training on April 19. more

Apr 19, 2017 1:14 PM People 1 Comments

Mountain Brook Invitational

Sam Chandler

Local stars shined at the Mountain Brook Invitational track and field meet, which drew more than 75 teams and 2,000 athletes to Mountain Brook High School. more

Apr 15, 2017 11:37 PM Sports

Mountain Brook Cross Country

Sam Chandler

Mountain Brook High School senior Anna Grace Morgan signed her letter of intent to run cross-country and track and field at Vanderbilt University. more

Apr 14, 2017 2:51 PM Sports

Ryne Olson at MBES

Sydney Cromwell

Ryne Olson attended Mountain Brook Elementary from kindergarten to 3rd grade. more

Apr 14, 2017 11:50 AM Mountain Brook Elementary 2 Comments


Photo courtesy of Mary Evans.

Anderson was chosen as one of the top 16 finalists out of a pool of over 140 nominees. The Alabama Teacher of the Year will be announced at a ceremony on May 10. more

Apr 12, 2017 3:52 PM Schools

Mountain Brook Baseball

Kyle Parmley

Mountain Brook rallied to take the lead twice before falling to Hoover on Monday night. more

Apr 11, 2017 1:29 AM Sports

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Projects included mile markers along the sidewalk connecting the villages, a community mural and the kick-off event for Mountain Brook's 75th anniversary celebrations. more

Apr 10, 2017 9:54 PM News


Photos by Lexi Coon.

Revisions to the Strategic Plan include increasing student engagement, creating a comprehensive system throughout the district, developing a district-wide communication system and maintaining classrooms as safe spaces. more

Apr 10, 2017 7:24 PM Schools

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Plants included shrubs, trees, orchids, bonsai trees, herbs and vegetables. more

Apr 8, 2017 2:22 PM People


Courtesy of the National Weather Service.

The closures came hours after Gov. Robert Bentley declared a state of emergency for Alabama, as many of the storms are tracking to cover a majority of the state. more

Apr 4, 2017 8:13 PM News

City Police 3

By Keith McCoy

In total, card information for $14,575.20 was provided over the telephone to the suspect. more

Mar 31, 2017 12:23 PM News

Mountain Brook City Schools

Staff photo.

On April 24 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., approximately 75 booths of students from all grades will be in Crestline to share with community members what they have been learning in school. more

Mar 30, 2017 2:16 PM Schools

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The library renovations would be done in stages, the Locksley Drive sidewalk is slated to be placed on the side with the fire station, and nine other sections of roads are scheduled to be repaved in the upcoming year. more

Mar 27, 2017 9:15 PM News

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Guests spent time in the gardens visiting booths, watching demonstrations and learning about Japanese culture. more

Mar 19, 2017 6:48 PM People

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Photo by Paul Robertson (from Alabama Supreme Court website)

The court said a law allowing Jefferson County to reroute sales tax money for schools to other county projects is not unconstitutional. more

Mar 18, 2017 8:02 AM News

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

The students will participate in the Alabama National Geographic Bee state competition on March 31. more

Mar 17, 2017 10:14 AM Schools

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

After getting its start as the Drug and Alcohol Task Force in the early 1990s, AIMB has since grown to include many facets of the community to promote safety and wellness for students and their families. more

Mar 16, 2017 3:53 PM News

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By Keith McCoy

Crimes and other incidents reported in the MBPD March 17 community update. more

Mar 16, 2017 10:14 AM News

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Council members later approved the expansion of the school zone while agreeing to perform administrative action regarding the addition of a crossing guard. more

Mar 13, 2017 9:18 PM News

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Board members reviewed a list of renovation plans for the city's schools and recognized members of the Youth Legislature program and the men's basketball team. more

Mar 13, 2017 5:34 PM Schools

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Erica Techo

This year's race had almost 800 runners sign up. more

Mar 12, 2017 6:47 PM People


Courtesy of Kirby Whitehead.

Sylvester will be hosting a book signing for her new book, "Fresh." more

Mar 9, 2017 1:25 PM People

City Fire Department 4

By Keith McCoy

Mountain Brook Fire Department responded to the fire with the help of Vestavia Hills, Homewood and Rocky Ridge fire departments on the evening of March 7. more

Mar 8, 2017 10:48 AM News

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The rates for the taxes would remain the same and would continue to fund nearly 40 percent of the school system's total revenues. more

Mar 6, 2017 4:02 PM News

Mountain Brook Boys Basketball State Championship 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Mountain Brook went on a 21-3 run in the fourth quarter to seal the Class 7A state championship, defeating Auburn on Saturday night. more

Mar 4, 2017 9:24 PM Sports

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