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Photo by Lexi Coon.

When Mountain Brook resident Anne LaRussa first started writing “The Knitter,” her book about her heritage and personal experiences, she thought it was for her family. As she continued writing, however, she realized her book could become much more. more

Mar 23, 2017 3:16 PM People

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Take a look into pollinator gardens. more

Mar 23, 2017 3:11 PM People

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Rendering courtesy of James Coker.

Jefferson County most tornado-prone county in Alabama. more

Mar 23, 2017 3:06 PM People

Mountain Brook welcomes new animal control officer. more

Mar 23, 2017 3:03 PM People

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Photo by Erica Techo.

Mountain Brook Fire Department executive officers will tell you the department’s most valuable resource is its employees. And now, they’re working to take better care of that resource. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:52 PM People

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Perry Given, Jr., announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Carter Given, to Brennan Kennedy Peck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Kennedy Peck, all of Birmingham. more

Mar 23, 2017 12:18 PM Celebrations

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Photo courtesy of J. Mark Hart.

The project was called “Kickoffs for Kids Toy Drive.” more

Mar 23, 2017 12:16 PM People

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– Submitted by Adria Barnes.

John Annesley DeGaris III recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout from the Vulcan District Eagle Board. more

Mar 23, 2017 12:12 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Scottie Vickery.

The luncheon, a project of the YWCA’s Junior Board and co-chaired by Anne Lary and Taylor Cooper, reached a significant milestone this year. more

Mar 23, 2017 12:09 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Kelley Norwood.

The series will again feature faithful preachers from all over the world. Each noonday service is immediately followed by the Advent’s famous hand-prepared lunches served at a modest price. more

Mar 23, 2017 12:07 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Sim Johnson.

Volunteers will be helping plant hundreds of trees and shrubs in parts of the park where invasive species, such as privet, elaeagnus and bamboo, were removed last winter. more

Mar 23, 2017 12:05 PM People

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Photo courtesy of United Methodist Children’s Home.

April 22’s Steeple to Steeple supports United Methodist Children’s Home (UMCH), a nonprofit that provides homes, healing and hope to Alabama’s neglected and abused youth. more

Mar 23, 2017 12:00 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Kim Eriksson.

The Offshoots Garden Club is working with Overton Park once again to host its annual egg hunt. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:57 AM People

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The egg hunt will kick off April 15 at 10 a.m., when the Easter Bunny blows his whistle signaling the start of the festivities. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:55 AM People

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Photo courtesy of Janet Sanders.

This year, the Mountain Brook Art Association, together with more than 80 artists and the support of many local organizations, will be hosting its 36th annual Spring Art Festival April 22. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:51 AM People

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Many of the plants featured in the sale are raised at the gardens by volunteers who will be present to offer planting advice as well. Plants this year include herbs, perennials, roses, daylilies, trees, climbers, shrubs and bonsai. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:48 AM People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

After wave of bomb threats, community rallies around Levite Jewish Community Center. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:41 AM People

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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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Erica Techo

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

Mar 12, 2017 6:47 PM People

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Courtesy of Kirby Whitehead.

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

Mar 9, 2017 1:25 PM People