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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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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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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

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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

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Photo by Frank Couch.

Crimes and other incidents reported in the April 6 Mountain Brook Police Department community update. more

Apr 6, 2017 11:36 AM News

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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

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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

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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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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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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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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.

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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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

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

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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Photo illustration by Lexi Coon.

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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