Sarah Whiteside, Head of The Altamont School, is the winner of the 2017 Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) Distinguished Service Award. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Monica Sargent.

This year’s Mountain Brook Junior High Art Forms allowed students the opportunity to show off their talents. Read more


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. Read more



Photo courtesy of Patti Ann Randolph.

Robert Carter Randolph, a member of Boy Scout Troop 53, was presented with his Eagle Scout Award at his Court of Honor ceremony Dec. 18 at St Peter’s Church. Read more


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By Keith McCoy

Mountain Brook High School alumna Tatum Jackson is just as talented in the classroom as she is on the golf course. Read more



Photo courtesy of Richard Simonton.

Each year, the Birmingham Chapter of the American Institute of Architects presents Design Awards for the best-designed projects by local architects. Read more

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Starnes Publishing APA awards

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Village Living snagged more than a few awards last weekend at the annual Alabama Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. Read more


Otey's Tavern received the Silver Award in the $1-5 million revenue category. Haver said it was "a team award" based on the great work of all Otey's employees. Read more


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Photo by Madoline Markham.

The complex was named Best Overall Apartment Community: Under 5 Years Old and the Best Clubhouse by the Greater Birmingham Apartment Association. Read more


Mountain Brook Elementary Graduation and Honors Day in May marked a rite of passage for the sixth graders who are moving on to junior high school. Read more

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Photo by Brian Wallace.

Mountain Brook City Manager Sam Gaston will receive the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Academic Award this fall. Read more

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Village Living was the winner of eight awards at the 2015 Alabama Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. The annual contest celebrates the best in writing, photography, design and advertisements among newspapers across the state. Read more


Susan Dulin has been named the 2015 Margaret Spencer Ragland Award recipient. Dulin is the enrichment/PAGE teacher at Crestline Elementary School. Read more


Kiwanis Athletic Awards 2015

Photo courtesy of Ben Jackson.

Among those honored at the 83rd annual Athletic Awards ceremony were Mountain Brook’s Terry Cooper, Sam Lidikay and Julia Smith. Read more


Crestline Elementary Principal Laurie King was recognized March 12 as the 2015 National Distinguished Principal for the state of Alabama. Read more

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Tristan Trechsel earned a perfect score on his first time to take the ACT, which was Oct. 25. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Ben Jackson.

Ben Jackson, who served as the president of Mountain Brook High School SGA this past year, won first place in the national Junior American Citizen photographic essay contest for Outstanding 12th Grade Photo. Read more


Kiwanis Athletic Award

Photo courtesy of Ben Jackson.

The Kiwanis Club of Birmingham presented its 2014 Athletic Awards program in May at the Harbert Center. The Club has been honoring area senior scholar athletes since 1922. Read more


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Photo courtesy of the McTyeire family.

Katherine McTyeire was a woman in a man’s world. Until her death at age 93, McTyeire maintained the spunk and drive that propelled her as a leader in business and civic involvement for decades. Read more


James Riley was recently awarded the medal, which is given for heroism and skill in saving or attempting to save a life at minimum risk to self. Read more


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