Photo courtesy of the JLB.

The sale, which starts with their Bargain Bash on April 27, serves as a fundraiser for the 31 Junior League of Birmingham projects serving women and children in the metro area. more

Apr 20, 2017 2:54 PM People

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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


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

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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

Little Leader Day

Image courtesy of Mary Frances Bloodworth.

This year's event will be limited to 60 students, and the final day to register is April 14. more

Apr 3, 2017 4:01 PM Schools

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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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 1 Comments

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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


Photo by Lexi Coon.

While Ryder Hollis said True Fitness does work with small groups no larger than four people, he prefers to work individually with clients. more

Mar 23, 2017 3:01 PM Businesses 1 Comments


Photo courtesy of Graham Yelton.

A little more than 10 years after she started her residential design firm, Dana Wolter Interiors, Dana Wolter has taken her passion for interior design and turned it into a growing business. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:57 PM Businesses


Photo by Lexi Coon.

As student members of Leadership Mountain Brook, junior and senior Spartans spend a lot of time learning about how their city functions, but on Feb. 14, the class went to Montgomery for the first time to get a glimpse of their state’s inner workings. more

Mar 23, 2017 1:38 PM MBHS

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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


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


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


File photo.

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


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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