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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The Emmet O'Neal Library will be handing out cupcakes until 5 p.m. today as well as collecting final scavenger hunt submissions. more

May 24, 2017 2:07 PM People


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

In February 1917, a group of Birmingham-area women founded the New Era Study Club with the purpose of meeting together and broadening their learning. more

May 23, 2017 11:36 AM People


Photos by Sarah Finnegan and Lexi Coon.

Dogs, cats aren’t the only fur babies to call villages home. more

May 23, 2017 11:33 AM People


Photo by Lexi Coon.

About a year and a half ago, UAB occupational therapy assistant professor Dr. Gavin Jenkins began working on collecting data of user satisfaction at Mountain Brook parks over different times of the year. more

May 23, 2017 11:20 AM People


Photo courtesy of Kimberly Powell.

MBE’s annual Expressions Art Contest concluded in February with an awards ceremony at the school. more

May 23, 2017 10:58 AM People


Photo courtesy of Mary Evans.

Celebrate Writing is one of the most anticipated days at Crestline Elementary each year. more

May 23, 2017 10:57 AM People


Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

BWF held its annual “Got Talent” show April 7. more

May 23, 2017 10:50 AM People


Photo by Lexi Coon.

In addition to working in their classrooms, Leadership Mountain Brook students work within their community, especially for their final projects. more

May 23, 2017 10:48 AM People


Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Zoo.

From 5:30-8:30 p.m. on June 17, the Birmingham Zoo will be hosting its third Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que, complete with animal meet-and-greets, Alabama breweries and local food. more

May 23, 2017 10:46 AM People


Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Wood-Weas.

Mountain Brook Speech and Debate’s history dates back to 1972, and for the first time, the school district will host Speech and Debate Nationals this summer from June 18-23. more

May 23, 2017 10:44 AM People


Rendering courtesy of Mountain Brook Fire Department.

Building also slated for use by Mountain Brook police officers. more

May 23, 2017 10:41 AM People


Photo courtesy of Off Shoots Garden Club.

For more than three decades, Off Shoots Garden Club has been an integral part of the community, from hosting annual egg hunts to raising funds for the Forgotten Teens of Children’s Hospital, this group of women are ready to make an impact. more

May 23, 2017 10:39 AM People


Photo courtesy of K.C. Hairston.

When in 2016 K.C. Hairston was appointed by Mountain Brook Mayor Terry Oden to serve as one of two judges for the city,  he felt the need to join a national association for municipal courts to keep track of emerging issues. more

May 23, 2017 10:37 AM People

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Photo courtesy of Kathy Thomson.

Mac Thomson, a member of Boy Scout Troop 28 at Independent Presbyterian Church, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. A Court of Honor ceremony was held on Jan. 8 to recognize his accomplishment. more

May 23, 2017 10:34 AM People


Photo courtesy of Hadley Bryant.

If you happen to glance out of your car window on your way to work or school these days, it’s no surprise to see one of many strange new installments that have begun to appear all over Mountain Brook. more

May 23, 2017 10:32 AM People

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Photo courtesy of Gretchen Williams.

An Eagle Court of Honor ceremony was held Sunday, Jan. 22, to recognize Will Carothers, Brian Barr Jr., Jim Williams and Paul Tyson from Canterbury United Methodist’s Troop 63. more

May 23, 2017 10:27 AM People

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Photo by Irene Thames Gardner.

Austin de la Torre earned the rank of Eagle Scout from the Vulcan District Eagle Board on March 9. Austin is a member of Boy Scout Troop 53 at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, under the leadership of George Elliott. more

May 23, 2017 10:25 AM People


Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Advocates address river water quality, safety while urging the public to do its part. more

May 23, 2017 10:16 AM People


Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Messages of leadership, perseverance, confidence instilled in Vulcan District Scouts. more

May 23, 2017 10:13 AM People


Emily Featherston

The annual event marks the start of the summer reading season. more

May 21, 2017 6:36 PM People