Mountain Brook

State Champion Lee Generals in Studio to Break Down their Historic Run

  BIRMINGHAM –Robert E. Lee High School of Montgomery nipped  Mountain Brook 40-38 Saturday night at the BJCC Legacy Arena here to close out the 98th AHSAA State Basketball Championships by winning the Class 7A state boys’ title. The championship for the Generals (33-1) of Coach Bryant Johnson, was the school’s first in its storied history. It wasn’t settled until senior…

Birmingham Restaurant Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

Federal prosecutors say the owner of pizza franchises throughout the Southeast has pleaded guilty to submitting false tax returns. Authorities said Tuesday that 64-year-old Ramon Arias of Mountain Brook pleaded guilty to filing false federal income tax returns that didn’t account for money he took from Little Caesars restaurants he owns. Officials say Arias diverted money from the gross receipts…