Hoover names interim school superintendent

Dr. Jim Reese was named Hoover City Schools’ new interim superintendent at the called board meeting Dec. 19. more »

Dec 19, 2014 8:56 PM News

Bradley Lane Hatcher

Photo courtesy of the Hoover Police Department.

Two arrested for Riverchase car break-ins

On Dec. 18 at 4 a.m. Hoover Patrol officers responded to a suspicious vehicle driving in the area of Willow Oak Drive in the Riverchase subdivision. more »

Dec 19, 2014 6:23 PM News

Mayor delivers State of City at December Chamber luncheon

Hoover Mayor Gary Ivey delivered the State of the City at the Thursday, Dec. 18 Hoover Chamber of Commerce Luncheon. more »

Dec 18, 2014 10:12 PM News

A rendering of the Galleria as it is slated to appear following more than $60 million in renovation.

Rendering courtesy GGP.

'Black Lives Matter' protest planned for Summit, Riverchase Galleria

The group has planned a shutdown of The Summit’s U.S. 280 entrance Friday at 3 p.m. and asked participating protesters to wear black. At 4:30 p.m., there will be a “die-in” at the Riverchase Galleria food court. more »

Dec 17, 2014 7:01 PM News

Hoover Council approves transit agreement

The Hoover City Council approved a new transit agreement with the Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority at its Monday night meeting. more »

Dec 16, 2014 2:36 PM News

Photos by Jessa Pease.

Hoover City Schools seeks interim superintendent, addresses rezoning status

The Hoover Board of Education is tasked with finding a new interim superintendent by the first of the year. In addition, Donald Sweeney gave a status update on the rezoning issue at Monday night's meeting. more »

Dec 9, 2014 2:38 AM News

Hoover Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony kicks off holiday season

The annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony was held at Hoover City Hall on Monday, Dec. 1 more »

Dec 2, 2014 1:24 AM News

Photo by Katie Turpen.

Chamber honors the HCS Employee of the Year

During the November luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 20, the Chamber of Commerce honored the Hoover City Schools Employee of the Year and Superintendent Andy Craig gave the state of the school system address. more »

Nov 20, 2014 11:03 PM News

A father to generations

For Tom Lyle, founder of Pioneer Playschool, life was an adventure meant to be savored. more »

Nov 25, 2014 3:25 PM People

Local ballerinas take leads in The Nutcracker

The first time she went to “The Nutcracker,” Erin Lutomski told her mom she wanted to be in it and she wanted to be Clara. more »

Nov 25, 2014 3:07 PM

Owls Hollow Farm Market offers fresh produce, local merchandise

Since the founding of Pepper Place Market in 2000, Owls Hollow Farm owner Rod Palmer has harvested the best of the naturally grown fruits and vegetables from his Turkeytown, Alabama, farm, for the Saturday morning shoppers. more »

Nov 25, 2014 3:00 PM Businesses

Stacy and Kevin Brown founded the first Chicken Salad Chick in Auburn in 2008 and expanded to the Birmingham market this year.

Photo courtesy of Chicken Salad Chick.

Chicken Salad Chick

Stacy and Kevin Brown emptied out their cupboard on a mission. Their object was to think of any food they had seen restaurants pair with chicken and test it out in chicken salad. more »

Nov 25, 2014 2:59 PM Restaurants

Superintendent Andy Craig at the July 14 Hoover Board of Education meeting.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Superintendent Andy Craig resigns

After about seven years with Hoover City Schools, Superintendent Andy Craig announced Tuesday that he will resign from his position of chief executive officer. more »

Nov 11, 2014 4:55 PM News

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