Holt and Natter

Photos by Jon Anderson and Lance Shores

Army veteran Michael Holt said he is switching races to take on retired Navy Adm. Jack Natter. more »

Jun 24, 2016 12:11 AM People

The latest updates on Hoover's City Council and mayoral elections. more »

Jun 23, 2016 5:15 PM News

Kathy Murphy 3-7-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Parents, employees and community members are invited to join the group, which help the school system develop a strategic plan. more »

Jun 23, 2016 4:41 PM Schools

Brittley Humphrey

Photo by Sam Chandler.

On Thursday morning, Gatorade announced that 2016 Hoover High graduate Brittley Humphrey was named the 2015-2016 Gatorade Alabama Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year. more »

Jun 23, 2016 6:36 PM Sports

Following the spring season, local high school coaches voted on and announced postseason honor teams, with a number hailing from Spain Park and Hoover. more »

Jun 23, 2016 1:53 PM Sports

Hoover polling place March 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

This list is unofficial because official qualifying does not take place until July 5-19. more »

Jun 22, 2016 10:40 AM News

Michael Holt June 2016

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Holt originally said he was running against Joe Rives for Council Place 1 but changed his mind on June 23 and decided to run against Jack Natter for Council Place 4. more »

Jun 21, 2016 9:39 PM People 1 Comments

APA Award

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The Hoover Sun snagged more than a few awards last weekend at the annual Alabama Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. more »

Jun 20, 2016 11:49 PM News 1 Comments

Hoover Event Center Master Plan

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

Most of the money is slated for the 124-acre sports complex and indoor event center to be built next to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more »

Jun 20, 2016 7:49 PM News 4 Comments

Hoover Event Center exterior 3

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

The majority of the money — an estimated $76 million — would be used to build the new sports complex and indoor event center next to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more »

Jun 19, 2016 9:25 PM News

Brittley Humphrey

Photo taken during Flotrack live stream

Hoover High School's Brittley Humphrey edged Colorado's Emily Sloan to win the girls 100-meter hurdles at the Brooks PR Invitational in Renton, Washington, on Saturday afternoon. Spain Park's Daniel Nixon finished ninth in the boys 800. more »

Jun 19, 2016 12:46 AM Sports

Dr. Harold Jones

Photo courtesy of Rhonda Pyatt/Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Harold Jones spoke to about 175 people at the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce's June luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel. more »

Jun 16, 2016 4:16 PM Businesses 1 Comments

Brittley Humphrey

Photo by Sam Chandler

Hoover High School's Brittley Humphrey will compete at the Brooks PR Invitational in Renton, Washington, while four of her teammates will compete at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor meet in Greensboro, North Carolina. more »

Jun 16, 2016 5:45 PM Sports

Hoover elem kids

Photos by Jon Anderson

"When I feel a little bit down or scared, he always tries to get courage in me." more »

Jun 15, 2016 6:38 PM People

Austin Wiley

Photo courtesy of USA Basketball

Spain Park's Austin Wiley made the national team that will compete in the 2016 FIBA Men’s U17 World Championship. more »

Jun 15, 2016 10:18 PM Sports

Daniel Nixon

Photo by Sam Chandler

Spain Park Class of 2016 graduate Daniel Nixon will compete at the Brooks PR Invitational, held Saturday, June 18, in Renton, Washington. more »

Jun 15, 2016 2:29 PM Sports

Spain Park Golf

Kyle Parmley

Keat Litton comes from Homewood, where he won the school's first golf state title in 2016. more »

Jun 14, 2016 10:11 PM Sports

Hoover Sportsplex groundbreaking 3

Photo by Jon Anderson

The 155,000-square-foot indoor event center is scheduled to be completed by May 2017, while the outdoor sports fields are slated to open by February 2018. more »

Jun 14, 2016 2:09 PM News 1 Comments

Hoover Softball

Kyle Parmley

Five softball players from the Hoover area were named to the ASWA All-State team. more »

Jun 13, 2016 6:25 PM Sports 1 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Barry Stephenson.

Over 40 teams are in the tournament, that will take place at sites across the city June 9-11. more »

Jun 8, 2016 7:27 PM Sports

Charles Butler

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools

Charles Butler has been in education for 20 years. more »

Jun 7, 2016 7:11 AM High Schools 2 Comments

The council also agreed to require door-to-door peddlers to obtain a permit and badge from the city and set time limitations for door-to-door sales. more »

Jun 7, 2016 1:39 AM News 6 Comments

Spain Park Softball

Kyle Parmley

Spain Park's Mary Katherine Tedder was one of three finalists for the Gatorade Alabama Softball Player of the Year. more »

Jun 6, 2016 8:18 PM Sports

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Courtesy Hoover Police Department

The attempted purse snatching happened at Inverness Corners on May 26, police said. more »

Jun 6, 2016 2:03 PM News

The development is called Blackridge and is just past the planned Lake Wilborn community at the end of Stadium Trace Parkway. more »

Jun 5, 2016 6:33 PM News

Buddy Gray June 2016-2

Photo by Jon Anderson

The pastor talks about the church relocation from Birmingham, being a megachurch and how long he might stay. more »

Jun 4, 2016 9:16 PM People 6 Comments

Gene Hallman 6-3-16

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"I think we hit a grand slam," said John Oros, president of the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau. more »

Jun 3, 2016 7:17 PM Sports

The United States Tennis Association last held a Davis Cup event in the Birmingham area in 2009, and it sold out within an hour. more »

Jun 3, 2016 5:01 PM Sports

SEC Baseball Tournament crowd 2016

Photo by Ted Melton

Hoover beat out bids from Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans and Jacksonville. more »

Jun 3, 2016 12:47 PM Sports 1 Comments

Hoover Sportsplex design June 2016

Design sketch by Goodwyn Mills & Cawood

Officials have made the indoor event center bigger and added a pro shop and shade canopies for fans at the tennis complex, among other cost increases. more »

Jun 2, 2016 7:45 PM News


Courtesy Animal League of Birmingham Facebook

Pops, Pups and Pancakes will take place at Over Easy on Acton Road on Saturday, June 18 from 8 to 11 a.m. more »

Jun 2, 2016 9:59 AM News

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