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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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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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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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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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Even though voter turnout was only 5.87 percent of the registered voters, the results as of 9 p.m. showed that 92.8 percent of total voters in Jefferson County supported the proposed renewal and continuation of the tax. more

Mar 7, 2017 10:01 PM News

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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

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The council approved various zoning adjustments to the city's code on Feb. 27 as well as heard an update regarding the Hydration Station proposed for the MBHS ball fields. more

Feb 27, 2017 9:41 PM News

Sam Chandler, a sports writer for Starnes Publishing since October 2015, won first place in the Best Sportswriter competition and the current events on-site competition for the 2017 Southeast Journalism Conference. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:18 PM News

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By Keith McCoy

One of the cars was unlocked at the time of the incident, according to the MBPD community update. more

Feb 23, 2017 12:18 PM News


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When Stewart Welch was first entering office as the mayor of Mountain Brook, one of his big ideas was to reach the younger generations of Mountain Brook — in addition to all other residents — and get them involved in their community. more

Feb 22, 2017 12:24 PM News 1 Comments


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The LJCC received another bomb threat phone call the morning of Feb. 20. more

Feb 20, 2017 1:54 PM News


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A portion of the road will be closed for an hour on Feb. 23 for the installation of the Watkins Creek pedestrian bridge. more

Feb 17, 2017 1:38 PM News

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Residents addressed the city council on Feb. 13 about traffic along Kennesaw Drive and support structures for cell and data antenna that are to be placed in certain areas of Mountain Brook. more

Feb 13, 2017 10:17 PM News

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Committee members discussed proposed plans for both the MBJH football field and the MBHS baseball field, but did not finalize any decisions. more

Feb 10, 2017 10:52 AM News

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By Keith McCoy

Incidents reported in the Mountain Brook Police Department weekly update from Feb. 9. more

Feb 9, 2017 11:05 AM News

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Erica Techo

Birmingham Water Works General Manager Mac Underwood held a press conference at BWW’s administrative building on Tuesday, Feb. 7 to discuss the issues as well as steps they are taking to correct them. more

Feb 7, 2017 9:37 PM News

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Erica Techo

Police officers and sheriff’s deputies from Orange Beach, Panama City, Walton County and Gulf Shores were present for the panel. more

Jan 30, 2017 10:23 PM News

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By Keith McCoy

Multiple thefts were reported in the 600 block of Brookwood Village, according to the Mountain Brook Police Department Jan. 26 community update. more

Jan 26, 2017 11:10 AM News

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By Keith McCoy

Police ask anyone with additional information to call 802-3857 to speak with an investigator. more

Jan 25, 2017 4:42 PM News

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