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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The voice from Spain Park

One line into the song, Gwen Stefani turned her chair around. more »

Oct 27, 2014 People

A smile worth a thousand words

Marie Bateh vividly remembers the moment she noticed something different about her daughter. more »

Oct 27, 2014 People

Kayla Perry was diagnosed in 2013 with stage four high-risk neuroblastoma. She created the foundation Open Hands Overflowing Hearts to generate funding for pediatric cancer research.

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Channeling pain into purpose

From a hospital bed outside Atlanta, several days into a clinical trial, Kayla Perry’s words carry more than a little weight when she matter-of-factly states, “I’ve learned there are few things we cannot do.” more »

Oct 27, 2014 People

Chip Alredge operates The Eagle Radio Group from his home-base studio in Russet Woods. He lost 200 pounds in 18 months.

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Local radio personality shares personal journey of weight loss

For 15 years, radio personality Chip Arledge struggled with his image. more »

Oct 27, 2014 People

Thanksgiving from a pro

Chef Ron Cook of Morningside of Riverchase shares his taste of Thanksgiving more »

Oct 27, 2014 People

Islamic center fundraising for expansion

Hoover’s Islamic community is quickly outgrowing its space, and HCIC has begun raising funds for expansion. more »

Oct 27, 2014 News

A season of gratitude

Hoover City School students share what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving more »

Oct 27, 2014 People

Hoover-based jewelry designer to participate in Market Noel

Hoover resident and mother of three Kerry Leasure will be bringing her jewelry back to Market Noel this year. more »

Oct 27, 2014 People

Donald Byron works with customers at the register at Bluff Park Hardware. Some have been regulars for years.

Photo by Madison Miller.

Bluff Park Hardware

Since its beginning, Bluff Park Hardware’s focus has been on helping the customer and valuing honesty. Walking through the doors gives customers an old-fashioned feel, as though time has stopped right where it needs to and has no plans to move. more »

Oct 27, 2014 Businesses

Owner Jack Lin, left, said eight out of ten people who come in to the Colonnade location ask for long time employee Putu.

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Pablo’s Restaurante & Cantina

Jack, Sue and Susan Lin’s father owned a Chinese restaurant in Georgia while they were growing up, and they never wanted to follow the family tradition. more »

Oct 27, 2014 Restaurants

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