Hoover Bucs Marching Band 10-22-16

Photo courtesy of Hoover High School Marching Band

The Bucs had the highest score of more than 30 bands from three states. more

Oct 26, 2016 5:39 PM News

Hoover Volleyball SemiFinals 2016

Sarah Finnegan

Hoover will face Mountain Brook at the Bill Harris Arena in the Birmingham CrossPlex at 2 p.m. Thursday. more

Oct 26, 2016 5:20 PM Sports

Matthew Craig Edgil

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

The 27-year-old Birmingham man was admitted to UAB Hospital for observation. more

Oct 25, 2016 5:24 PM News

Hoover sports complex construction Oct 2016

Photo by Jimmy Mitchell

The public will be able to vote through 5 p.m. Sunday. more

Oct 25, 2016 4:31 PM News 2 Comments

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Erica Techo

Amendment 14, the final amendment on the ballot, would correct a procedural inconsistency in the legislature while grandfathering in nearly 700 local bills. more

Oct 25, 2016 4:00 PM News

Spain Park Football

Ted Melton/ ActionSportspix.SmugMug.com

Spain Park takes on Minor this Thursday, in what should be a tight ballgame. more

Oct 25, 2016 6:48 PM Sports

Hoover Football

TCI Sports/Barry Stephenson

Hoover plays its second team from outside the state. more

Oct 25, 2016 5:29 PM Sports

Hoover Police

Erica Techo

Police responded to the wreck at 11:08 p.m. Monday night. more

Oct 25, 2016 10:36 AM News

Hoover sports complex

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

Officials are asking the public to vote on a name for the overall complex and a name for the 155,000-square-foot indoor event center. more

Oct 24, 2016 6:47 PM News 7 Comments

The Birmingham Water Works had amended its water use restrictions since the last time Hoover declared a water emergency in 2007, a city attorney said. more

Oct 24, 2016 12:34 PM News

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Erica Techo

The FARE Walk attracted about 50 individuals to Veterans Park for crafts, treats, a costume contest and the annual walk. more

Oct 24, 2016 3:51 PM People

Spain Park Football

Ted Melton/ ActionSportspix.SmugMug.com

Spain Park place-kicker Cole Starr drilled a 37-yard field goal with two seconds remaining to push his team to a 23-20 victory over Oak Mountain. more

Oct 22, 2016 5:42 AM Sports

Hoover Football

TCI Sports/Barry Stephenson

Offense struggles early, but finds its direction late. more

Oct 22, 2016 4:17 AM Sports

Hoover Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

Hoover reached the state tournament once again after defeating Grissom on Thursday. more

Oct 21, 2016 3:41 AM Sports

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Courtesy of Hoover Police

A second suspect, an employee at the CVS, was identified and arrested. more

Oct 20, 2016 9:50 PM News

Patton Creek dry 10-20-16 (2)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The restrictions technically cover only areas served by the Birmingham Water Works, but the mayor asked everyone to conserve water. more

Oct 20, 2016 6:55 PM News

Lee Sentell 10-20-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Lodging taxes going to the state general fund have grown 105 percent since 2003, while the state's general fund has grown 47 percent overall, Lee Sentell said. more

Oct 20, 2016 3:54 PM Businesses

Lake Purdy 10-13-16

Photo courtesy of Dr. James Sanderson

The Birmingham Water Works Board issued the drought warning after continued dry conditions. more

Oct 19, 2016 5:35 PM Weather 1 Comments

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is free and anonymous. more

Oct 19, 2016 6:06 PM News 1 Comments

Skelton family

Photo by Jon Anderson

A framed resolution was presented to Skelton's family at Monday night's Hoover City Council meeting. more

Oct 18, 2016 4:17 PM News 3 Comments

Vestavia Hills vs. Hoover Football

Jimmy J. Mitchell

Hoover can wrap up an unblemished region slate with a win over Thompson. more

Oct 18, 2016 8:13 PM Sports

Spain Park Football

Photos by Ted Melton/ ActionSportsPix.SmugMug.com

Spain Park has secured a playoff bid, but needs a win against Oak Mountain to aid in playoff seeding. more

Oct 18, 2016 7:57 PM Sports

Anthony's Car Wash landscape plan

Map provided by city of Hoover

The payment is in return for a land developer giving up property for a turn lane to Medical West freestanding emergency department off John Hawkins Parkway. more

Oct 18, 2016 12:12 AM News 1 Comments

Hoover Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

Hoover defeated Thompson and Vestavia Hills to advance to Super Regionals. more

Oct 18, 2016 4:37 AM Sports

Spain Park Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

The Jaguars lost to the Eagles in the opening round of the Class 7A, Area 6 tournament. more

Oct 18, 2016 4:27 AM Sports

Hoover High band room Oct 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

The capital plan also includes nearly $2.2 million for new tracks and artificial football turf at Hoover and Spain Park high schools, as well as $2.9 million for HVAC, roofing and painting projects. more

Oct 17, 2016 11:02 PM Schools

Hoover sports complex construction 10-17-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

The naming committee held its first meeting at the Hoover Municipal Center Monday. more

Oct 17, 2016 10:02 PM News 2 Comments

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Courtesy Hoover PD

The robbery took place early Sunday morning. more

Oct 16, 2016 11:15 PM News

Spain Park Football

Photos by Ted Melton/ ActionSportsPix.SmugMug.com

Spain Park pitched its first shutout of the season and scored five rushing touchdowns more

Oct 15, 2016 3:52 AM Sports

Vestavia Hills vs. Hoover Football

Jimmy J. Mitchell

Hoover eliminated Vestavia Hills from playoff contention with a 38-7 victory on Friday night. more

Oct 15, 2016 3:09 AM Sports

Brittany Wagner

"Last Chance U"

The "Last Chance U" star will be at the Vestavia Hills vs. Hoover football game on Friday night. more

Oct 14, 2016 5:55 PM Sports

Dead grass.jpg

Emily Featherston

The ban on outdoor burning affects 46 counties in the state, including Jefferson and Shelby. more

Oct 12, 2016 10:21 PM Weather

Hoover High School Homecoming 2016

Sarah Finnegan

By the time the Friday afternoon pep rally came to a close, students' spirits were running high. more

Oct 12, 2016 9:46 PM High Schools

The luncheon will be at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel. more

Oct 12, 2016 4:15 PM Businesses

The BAM hats

Photo by Jon Anderson

City officials in particular received very negative feedback to "The Bam" as a nickname. more

Oct 11, 2016 8:20 PM News 15 Comments

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Courtesy of Hoover PD

The teenage suspect reportedly ran from the scene after the victim wrestled the gun away, and he was captured by an off-duty Hoover detective and patrol officer who were in the area. more

Oct 11, 2016 8:07 PM News

Spain Park Football

Ted Melton/ ActionSportsPix.SmugMug.com

Spain Park simply needs to continue winning. more

Oct 11, 2016 4:08 PM Sports 1 Comments

Hoover Football

TCI Sports/Barry Stephenson

Hoover is in familiar territory after clinching its 11th region title since 2001. more

Oct 11, 2016 4:06 PM Sports

Trace Crossings planned industrial zoning 10-10-16

Map provided by House Consulting for the city of Hoover

USS Corp. wants to rezone vacant land in Trace Crossings currently zoned for restricted industrial use to accommodate commercial and/or office development. more

Oct 11, 2016 1:51 AM News

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Shay Allen

Paws for the Cause is an annual 5K and fun run that supports the Shelby Humane Society. more

Oct 9, 2016 8:41 PM People

Uncorked! on the Green

Photos by Lexi Coon.

The 10th anniversary of Uncorked! on the Green at Ross Bridge saw a large crowd come out to sample different types of wine and beer and find art and entertainment. more

Oct 9, 2016 2:29 PM News

Hoover Football

TCI Sports/Barry Stephenson

Hoover opened a 38-0 lead and pulled its starters midway through the third quarter. more

Oct 8, 2016 3:51 AM Sports

Spain Park Football

Ted Melton/ ActionSportsPix.SmugMug.com

The Spain Park High School football team can thank a stout defensive performance in the second half for its pivotal region win over Thompson. more

Oct 7, 2016 5:18 AM Sports

Spain Park Football

Ted Melton/ ActionSportsPix.SmugMug.com

Damarius Farmer's pick-six and Cole Starr's eventual game-winning field goal lifted Spain Park over Thompson on Thursday night. more

Oct 7, 2016 3:52 AM Sports

Taste of Hoover 2016

Sarah Finnegan

Twenty-six restaurants and four caterers shared samples of their food at the fundraiser. more

Oct 6, 2016 9:10 PM News

Berry High School

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston.

The 38.5-acre campus on Columbiana Road is no longer Buccaneer or Jaguar territory; it's now in Rebel hands. more

Oct 5, 2016 5:22 PM Schools


Sarah Tuttle

Customers arrived as early as 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning. more

Oct 5, 2016 9:31 PM Restaurants

Allan Rice 2012

Photo from Alabama Fire College

Hoover Mayor-elect Frank Brocato said Rice will start the job Nov. 7 when Brocato and the new City Council are sworn into office. more

Oct 5, 2016 12:48 PM News 1 Comments

Curt Posey 10-4-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Posey captured 77 percent of the 3,303 votes cast in the race, compared to 23 percent for Lott. more

Oct 4, 2016 8:51 PM News 2 Comments

Dead grass.jpg

Emily Featherston

September and October are usually dry, but the area has had even less rainfall than normal. more

Oct 4, 2016 9:11 PM News

Spain Park Football

Photos by Ted Melton/ ActionSportsPix

Spain Park travels to Thompson this Thursday night in a Class 7A, Region 3 showdown. more

Oct 4, 2016 9:09 PM Sports

Hoover Football

TCI Sports/Barry Stephenson

Hoover plays its first game at the Hoover Met since Sept. 16. more

Oct 4, 2016 9:08 PM Sports

Hoover polling place March 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

Dr. Trey Lott and Curt Posey are the two candidates. more

Oct 4, 2016 2:20 AM News

The BAM T-shirt

Photo by Jon Anderson

The Hoover City Council also tonight approved spending $1.2 million to get the complex up and running, as well as a five-year operating budget. more

Oct 3, 2016 8:54 PM News 14 Comments

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Erica Techo

Hoover Police Department will wear pink badges and police vehicles will have pink badge decals throughout the month of October. more

Oct 3, 2016 11:19 PM News 1 Comments

Christian Cooper 7-29-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

The 25-year-old burn survivor and his father had lunch with firefighters at Hoover Fire Station No. 5 in Bluff Park. more

Oct 3, 2016 4:35 PM News


Patty Bradley

Aldridge Gardens hosted Whispers from the Past on Oct. 1 more

Oct 3, 2016 1:43 PM People

Kate Hardman AU Miss Homecoming 2016-2

Photo courtesy of Todd Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News

Hardman, a 2013 graduate of Hoover High School, is now a senior nursing student at Auburn University. more

Sep 30, 2016 12:14 AM People 1 Comments

Anthony Marques Pittman

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

The incidents happened in the Park at Galleria and Park at Hoover apartment complexes. more

Oct 2, 2016 5:10 PM News

Drugs in back pocket

Image courtesy of Mister GC at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

The breakfasts will be at Hoover's three middle schools. more

Oct 2, 2016 3:49 PM Schools

Bluff Park Art Show 2016-28

Photo by Jon Anderson

Sunny skies and pleasant temperatures drew a crowd that made organizers smile. more

Oct 1, 2016 8:35 PM News

Hoover Football

TCI Sports/Barry Stephenson

Four different receivers caught touchdown passes in the win over Oak Mountain. more

Oct 1, 2016 4:16 AM Sports

Spain Park Football

Photos by Ted Melton/ ActionSportsPix

Quarterback Hunter Howell triggered a Spain Park passing attack that threw for 300 yards, and the defense also came up big in the win. more

Oct 1, 2016 3:44 AM Sports

Allen Pate 9-19-16 council

Photo by Jon Anderson

A budget amendment would allow the city to hire someone to fill Executive Director Allen Pate's shoes while he finishes out his vacation and unused leave time. more

Sep 30, 2016 3:02 PM News

Hoover sports complex

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

However, the facility is expected to have a $14 million direct economic impact its first year and $33 million impact by year five, projections show. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:20 PM News 2 Comments

Bluff Park election forum 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

Voters were engaged this year, turning out in much higher numbers than past two city elections. more

Sep 29, 2016 12:49 PM News


Courtesy of Hoover PD

The robbery occurred in 2013, and a DNA match led detectives to the identity of a suspect. more

Sep 29, 2016 4:24 PM News

See You at the Pole Simmons 2016-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

Students prayed for their schools, friends, families, communities and nation. more

Sep 28, 2016 12:20 PM Schools

Condorius Sanchez Williams

Hoover Police Department

The victim told police her boyfriend physically assaulted her and was forcing her to work as a prostitute, according to police. The assaults reportedly occurred over 11 months. more

Sep 28, 2016 2:48 AM News

Spain Park cross country

Sam Chandler

Spain Park's Mary Katherine Tedder captured fourth as an individual in the varsity girls race. more

Sep 27, 2016 4:23 PM Sports

Chick-fil-A donation day set for Thursday in conjunction with new effort more

Sep 27, 2016 2:26 PM News

Gun range stock photo

Stock photo

Says people should know about range before they buy a house off South Shades Crest Road more

Sep 22, 2016 12:42 PM Opinion 23 Comments

Alabama 150 widening

Photo by Jon Anderson

The project also includes a second left-turn lane from Ross Bridge Parkway onto Alabama 150. more

Sep 19, 2016 10:20 PM News

The Park at Hoover.jpg

Photos courtesy of Hoover PD

On Sept. 14, Hoover police responded to a report of shots fired in The Park at Hoover apartment complex. more

Sep 19, 2016 10:05 PM News


Heather VacLav

The first 100 people to get in the doors will receive free Chick-Fil- A for a year. more

Sep 16, 2016 2:23 PM Restaurants 1 Comments

Soldier surprise 9-7-16

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

Teachers and staff at South Shades Crest Elementary School helped arrange the surprise reunion. more

Sep 7, 2016 7:08 PM People

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