Photo by Katie Turpen.

Hoover council reads proclamation for National Disability Awareness Month

On Monday, the council read proclamations for National Disability Awareness Month and Jumpstart's Read for the Record Day. more »

Oct 21, 2014 News

HCSF

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Hoover City Schools Foundation receives donation from Belk

Hoover City Schools Foundation received a $5,000 donation from Belk at Riverchase Galleria during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 15. more »

Oct 15, 2014 News

Uncorked! on the Green photo recap

This year’s event was held on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Ross Bridge Welcome Center and benefitted the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama. more »

Oct 13, 2014 News

Hoover Board of Education members Cooper (left) and Kelley go over information prior to the meeting.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Board of Education supports new amendment, addresses savings inquiry

On Monday night, the Hoover Board of Education voted to support a new amendment requiring a two-thirds vote from legislature, and it addressed a previous reduction in force. more »

Oct 7, 2014 News

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Hoover council declares October Dyslexia Awareness Month

During Monday night's meeting, the city council read a proclamation declaring October Dyslexia Awareness Month for the city of Hoover. more »

Oct 7, 2014 News

Lake Cyrus resident proposes K-1 academy to solve rezoning issues

Julie Allen, of Lake Cyrus, drafted a proposal that would would transform Trace Crossings Elementary into a K-1 academy and better balance Deer Valley, South Shades Crest and Trace Crossings elementary schools. more »

Oct 3, 2014 News

Bucs cruise past Jaguars in family feud

In their first meeting on the football field since 2011, the Class 7A No. 1 team, Hoover's Bucs, beat their city rival, the 10th-ranked Spain Park Jaguars, 42-14. more »

Oct 3, 2014 Sports

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Applications open for Hoover City Schools Foundation Student Board

The foundation is seeking Hoover High School and Spain Park High School students to serve as ambassadors of the organization. more »

Sep 30, 2014 News

Hoover’s Barbara Humphrey nominated to be UA System trustee

Barbara Humphrey, a Hoover resident, track coach at Simmons Middle School and wife of former University of Alabama All-America running back Bobby Humphrey, was nominated to the UA System Board of Trustees at its Sept. 19 meeting. more »

Sep 25, 2014 People 2 Comments

The Hoover Met will undergo renovations later this year.

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Alabama will play its 2015 home baseball games at The Met

The city of Hoover approved the agreement at a special city council meeting on Monday morning. more »

Sep 22, 2014

A partial funding agreement was approved between the city of Hoover and Jefferson County for the Galleria Boulevard Extension Project.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Hoover moves forward with road projects

The Hugh Daniel Drive resurfacing project, the Galleria Boulevard Extension Project and others were approved at Monday night's Hoover City Council meeting. more »

Sep 16, 2014 News

One of Skaggs’ favorite photo finds in her latest book for Arcadia Publishing was this early shot of William H. Hoover.

Photo courtesy of Heather Skaggs.

Stories from the past

Images of America Hoover by Heather Skaggs was recently released on Oct. 6. more »

Sep 22, 2014 People

Chicken shawarma, tabbouli and a pitcher of Cedar’s Cocktail.

Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Cedar's Grille

Under the soaring archways of Cedar’s Grille, Lebanese music and the savory smell of kebabs intermingle. The atmosphere at Cedar’s is as integral to the experience as the food, and that’s just the way owner Ghassan “Gus” Dib designed it. more »

Sep 22, 2014 Restaurants 1 Comments

This past spring, Molly Knight opened Growing Tree Children’s Consignment Boutique in Hoover.

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Growing Tree Children’s Consignment Boutique

There is a saying that finding your passion will lead you to your purpose. For Molly Knight, her passion for consignment has helped fill a niche in the Hoover community. more »

Sep 22, 2014 Businesses 1 Comments

Episcopal Church of the Holy Apostles to mark 20th anniversary

The Episcopal Church of the Holy Apostles will celebrate its 20th anniversary with several special events in October. more »

Sep 22, 2014 People

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