When life gives you a pandemic, you tell pandemic stories. Here’s our collection of tales of weddings far from Plan A, community members serving those in need and more.

It Takes a Village

June/July Issue

When there’s a need to feed kids and support restaurants, community members rise up from quarantine. Here’s how a Leadership Vestavia Hills group did just that.



Among the Blooms: A Quarantine Wedding

June/July Issue

A quarantine might have limited this wedding’s guest list, but the Clements’ backyard ceremony was still full of excitement and joy. Read their wedding story here.

The Key to Change

August/September Issue

In the wake of national and local events, two pastors sat down to talk about race relations and how a Christian view of the Bible informs them. Here’s what they had to share.

The Pandemic Classroom

December/January Issue

With classes online or six feet apart, teachers are still teaching their students in an A+ way. Read our interviews with some of them about their experiences this fall.

Built on Science

October/November Issue

The pandemic inspired event planner Barbara Kenyon to deliver happiness in a box. Read more of that story here.

We Are Family: The VHHS Rebel Challenge

June/July Issue

Want to see a coworker in quarantine? Go for a virtual walk. Here’s how teachers did just that as part of the Rebel Challenge.

Dear Class of 2020

June/July Issue

Senior year might have ended abruptly and robbed of many traditions, but there was much to reflect on for this class. Here’s what they had to share.