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Photo by Will Hightower

The culture of MBJH cross country and track not only includes winning races; it also involved a certain hill in Crestline that every Mountain Brook runner has gone up countless times. more

Sep 4, 2013 11:52 AM MBJH

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Photo courtesy of USGA

Scheduled for an Oct. 5 start, 264 golfers will descend on the course and its city for a shot at prime time play, as the winner receives an automatic invitation to play in the Masters. more

Sep 4, 2013 11:50 AM , People

Most Alabama fans would give just about anything to stand on the sidelines and meet with Nick Saban after each game. For Mountain Brook resident Dr. Lyle Cain, this is just a normal Saturday. more

Sep 4, 2013 11:42 AM Sports

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Photo by Will Hightower

Stephen Ray, owner of Ray Building Company, is preparing to host an event dubbed Wings for Warriors that will allow wounded veterans and their families to learn about flying planes and ride with flight instructors at the Shelby County Airport. more

Aug 26, 2013 2:56 PM People

0813 Crestline Rocks

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

Crestline Rocks, an all-day event that features live music and special deals from Crestline vendors, is bringing together residents of all ages to showcase Crestline and benefit PreSchool Partners. more

Aug 1, 2013 5:18 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Laps for CF.

When Emily Schreiber dove into a pool in 2003, she completely submerged herself not only in chilly water but also in the fight against cystic fibrosis. The Mountain Brook native’s nonprofit organization has raised nearly $2.5 million since then. more

Aug 1, 2013 4:54 PM People

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By Will Hightower

Dr. George Prewett has retired from over 30 years of teaching, many spent as the AP U.S. History teacher at Mountain Brook High School. more

Aug 1, 2013 4:53 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Image Arts.

As the Mountain Brook varsity football team prepares for its 2013 season, talk around the program is optimistic. more

Aug 1, 2013 4:41 PM Sports

JT Treadwell, long-time owner of Treadwell’s Barber Shop in Mountain Brook Village, retired early this summer. A retirement party in his honor was held July 24. more

Jun 27, 2013 3:47 PM Businesses

The annual Otey’s Fest, hosted by Otey’s Tavern, will take place on Saturday, July 27 at 5 p.m. in Otey’s Tavern parking lot in Crestline Village. Proceeds benefit research for a cure for multiple sclerosis. more

Jun 27, 2013 3:46 PM News

0713 Fred Astaire

Photo courtesy of Fred Astaire Dance Studio.

With season 17 of Dancing With the Stars coming on ABC this fall, one thing is certain: ballroom dancing is more popular than ever. For local Fred Astaire Dance Studio franchise owner Richard Silver, that’s a good thing. more

Jun 27, 2013 3:29 PM Businesses

0713 Anne Womack

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

Womack is the executive director of the Mountain Brook City Schools Foundation. more

Jun 27, 2013 3:25 PM People

Margaret Porter’s list of accomplishments in Mountain Brook could fill an entire book. Although many people know her as the first female mayor of the city, taking office in 1996, her resume extends far beyond just that title. more

Jun 27, 2013 3:24 PM People

Slade is a 7-year-old cancer patient with a village behind him. more

Jun 27, 2013 3:24 PM People

0713 Bucky McMillan

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

McMillan is the varsity basketball coach at Mountain Brook High School. more

Jun 27, 2013 3:23 PM People

0713 June Emory

Photo by Will Hightower.

June Emory has more than given back to her community over the years. And these days, she still attends every City Council meeting. more

Jun 27, 2013 3:21 PM People

Mountain Brook schools are known as some of the safest in the state, and part of the credit for that goes to Kenneth Harkless, the long-time K-12 counselor for the Mountain Brook School System. more

Jun 27, 2013 3:19 PM People

In 1995, two Mountain Brook residents started PreSchool Partners for at-risk children from the Norwood and Whatley communities. Today, Allene Neighbors is one of several residents on its staff. more

Jun 27, 2013 3:19 PM People

Sam Gaston has served twenty years as the City's executive officer. more

Jun 27, 2013 3:18 PM People

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Photo courtesy of University of Virginia Athletics.

Mac Styslinger has been known to be a talented tennis player. But few could have predicted the success he has had in his freshman year at college. more

Jun 27, 2013 3:08 PM Sports

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