The realignment of Highway 150 at Galleria Boulevard was approved by the Hoover City Council.

Photo by Jessa Pease

Road projects move forward at council meeting

Steps for roadwork on the Galleria Boulevard, Hugh Daniel Drive, South Shades Crest Road and Eden Ridge Drive/Shades Run Circle moved forward at the July 21 City Council meeting. more »

Jul 22, 2014 News

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

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Hoover City School rescinds previous personnel decision

A recent employment decision by the Hoover Board of Education concerning the employment of Chase Holden was rescinded at its July 14 meeting, and additional positions were filled. more »

Jul 15, 2014 News

The Alabama Department of Transportation’s resurfacing project on U.S. 31 will run from Columbiana Road down to the Shelby County line.

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

Council discusses Southland Drive widening project

During Monday night's meeting, the city council discussed several road projects including one that is over budget. more »

Jul 8, 2014 News (1 Comments)

Bucs kick off football season on ESPN

Hoover High will take on a Florida school at Buccaneer Stadium on Aug. 23. more »

Jun 30, 2014 Sports (1 Comments)

Hoover police keeping a close eye on I-459, I-65

On Sunday and Monday, Hoover Police Officers issued 246 warnings and 86 citations. After four fatalities on I-459 and I-65 last week, the department is enacting a “Zero Tolerance” policy on its sections of the two highways. more »

Jul 1, 2014 News

Local children take a trip back in time at the Folklore Center.

Photos by Debbie Burtnett.

Take a trip back to the 1800s with the Hoover Historical Society

For nearly 20 years, the Hoover Historical Society’s Folklore Center has helped guests step back in time — way, way back — to the late 1800s, and learn about the sharp contrast between the conveniences of modern day living and the old ways. more »

Jun 26, 2014 People

Musician Roger Day will perform in July as part of the library’s summer reading celebration.

Photo courtesy of Hoover Public Library.

Enjoy summer at the library

This month, the library will feature summer reading programs, a chef demonstration, musical performances and more. more »

Jun 26, 2014 People

Hoover Fire Inspector Ricky Linn has help demonstrating the proper way to use a fire extinguisher.

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department.

National Night Out coming in August

National Night Out is a national event hosted annually by the Hoover police and fire department the first Tuesday of August. more »

Jun 26, 2014 Celebrations

Hoover resident John Mantooth was recently nominated for a Bram Stoker Award for his book, “The Year of the Storm.”

Photo courtesy of Jana White.

Five questions with John Mantooth

John Mantooth, a Hoover resident and Social Studies and English teacher at Calera Middle School, was recently nominated for a Bram Stoker Award for his work in “The Year of the Storm.” more »

Jun 26, 2014 People

Jason Bierley oversees students serving Salmon Florentine en Croute at a Bistro Provare fixed menu dinner.

Photo courtesy of Henry Liu Mitchell.

Bistro Provare

Provare: to try. It’s what you see advanced culinary students doing as they slide a pizza into a brick oven or top a Napoleon with fresh blackberries in the open bistro kitchen at Jeff State’s Shelby Campus. more »

Jun 26, 2014 Restaurants

Sean Dickson is the owner of Crossfit Riverchase.

Photo courtesy of Sandy Colvin.

Crossfit Riverchase

Crossfit Riverchase is an open air environment, and includes running routes up to 1kilometer without being near traffic. more »

Jun 26, 2014 Businesses

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