Nominate your favorite local business for our annual Best of Hoover. more

Jan 18, 2018 5:15 PM Businesses

Temperatures should drop into the teens tonight but are expected to climb to 41 Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. more

Jan 17, 2018 4:45 PM Schools

Hoover great place to live sign

Photo by Jon Anderson

Three meetings are scheduled in late January and early February. more

Jan 15, 2018 4:36 PM News

Hoover Basketball

Kyle Parmley

The Hoover High School basketball teams continued their strong play last week, as Class 7A, Area 5 play began. more

Jan 15, 2018 4:59 PM Sports

Ashley Huffstutler Balloons

Sarah Finnegan

The surprise happened Saturday morning, the day after Huffstutler's final cancer treatment. more

Jan 13, 2018 6:07 PM News

Bob Finley

Painting by Daniel Moore

Nominations are open through Feb. 1. more

Jan 12, 2018 6:35 PM Schools

The first meeting of the group is scheduled for Jan. 25 at the Hoover Public Library. more

Jan 9, 2018 3:04 PM News 11 Comments

The Crossings at Hoover layout

Layout provided by city of Hoover

The Crossings at Hoover would have about 90 independent living units, about 70 assisted living beds and about 34 memory care beds, according to an architect working for the developer. more

Jan 8, 2018 6:53 PM News

The Crossings at Hoover rendering

Rendering provided by city of Hoover.

The community, if approved, would be called The Crossings at Hoover and include about 90 independent living units, about 70 assisted living beds and about 34 memory care beds, according to an architect working on the project. more

Jan 8, 2018 11:57 AM News 1 Comments

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Jimmy Mitchell

The Hoover and Spain Park high school basketball and wrestling teams were in action over the last week. more

Jan 8, 2018 4:51 PM Sports

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Jimmy Mitchell

The Hoover High School boys basketball team fell short against Mountain Brook on Thursday night. more

Jan 5, 2018 4:21 AM Hoover

Dewayne Bias Tyrone Hendrix Jr.

Photos courtesy of Jefferson County Jail

One of the suspects charged is from Hoover, and the other is from Pinson. more

Jan 3, 2018 5:25 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Jim Pressler

The Hoover and Spain Park high school basketball teams took part in tournament action over the holiday break. more

Jan 3, 2018 1:28 AM Sports

Nia Mya Reese gained national attention with her first book, “How to Deal with and Care for Your Annoying Little Brother.” more

Dec 29, 2017 5:28 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Municipal Drive land purchase 12-28-17

Map courtesy of city of Hoover

The city plans to build a police training facility on the property, which is between Hoover Fire Station No. 4 and the Extra Space Storage facility. more

Dec 28, 2017 3:40 PM News

Tyric Toodle

Photo courtesy of Emily Hand

The 18-year-old's life was cut short when he was shot to death at the Elevation Hoover apartment complex. more

Dec 27, 2017 6:23 PM News 1 Comments

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The 1.22 acres is along Municipal Drive between a half-acre the city already owns next to Hoover Fire Station No. 4 and the Extra Space Storage facility. more

Dec 27, 2017 4:49 PM News

Hoover police vehicle

Photo by Jon Anderson

Police worked through the night trying to develop leads to capture the shooter. more

Dec 27, 2017 12:11 PM News 1 Comments

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Photo by Emily Featherston.

An 18-year-old man was shot to death at the Elevation Hoover apartment complex off Little Valley Road, according to Hoover police. more

Dec 26, 2017 8:51 PM News

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

“I’m very optimistic about our future,” Mayor Frank Brocato said. more

Dec 21, 2017 10:08 PM Businesses

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Hoover police department. more

Dec 21, 2017 5:36 PM News

Tremele Perry

Photo courtesy of Tremele Perry

The legislative district is now represented by Louise Alexander and covers parts of Hoover, Bessemer, Birmingham, Brighton, Lipscomb and Hueytown. more

Dec 20, 2017 4:15 AM People

Hoover Board of Education 12-19-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

The school board agreed to pay $97,000 plus legal fees to former Trace Crossings Elementary School Principal Robin Litaker. more

Dec 19, 2017 6:10 PM Schools

Donna Marie Brasher

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

The 58-year-old man claimed his 31-year-old girlfriend attacked him with the hatchet and a billiard ball after he refused to let her use his car. more

Dec 19, 2017 4:42 PM News

Lake Wilborn home construction Dec 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

The rate increased from $6 to $8.50 per $1,000 worth of construction, in addition to the base fee of $1,500 per house that goes to the school board. more

Dec 18, 2017 9:55 PM News 3 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Jim Pressler

The Spain Park High School wrestling team performed well in a weekend tournament. The Hoover High basketball teams experienced similar success on the hardwood. more

Dec 18, 2017 6:40 PM , Sports

Carol McLaughlin Lincoln Clark

Photo by Jon Anderson

The winners were Carol McLaughlin, a second-grade teacher at Greystone and Lincoln Clark, a science teacher at Berry. more

Dec 14, 2017 10:20 PM Schools

Kathy Murphy rezoning press conference 12-14-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

School officials estimate the rezoning plan will send roughly 1,900 to 2,200 students to new school zones when the next school year starts in August 2018. more

Dec 14, 2017 5:09 PM Schools 9 Comments

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Courtesy of Altera Development

This will be the second Hoover location of the family-owned market and cafe. more

Dec 14, 2017 9:27 PM Businesses

Hoover City Schools flag

Photo by Jon Anderson

It's a dramatic turnaround from many years of deficit spending and the $1.9 million deficit that was projected when the 2017 budget originally was passed in September 2016. more

Dec 12, 2017 9:34 PM Schools 7 Comments

Lake Wilborn Phase 4

Map courtesy of city of Hoover

The commission also postponed consideration of preliminary plans for 79 home sites in Flemming Farms. more

Dec 11, 2017 8:26 PM News

Hoover vs McGill Toolen Football State Championship 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Hoover and Spain Park high school basketball and indoor track and field teams were also in action last week. more

Dec 11, 2017 5:28 PM , Sports

Take a look at all the snow day pictures. more

Dec 9, 2017 5:16 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Greg McCallister

The fire appeared to start in or around the chimney of a second-story apartment, a fire official said. more

Dec 8, 2017 7:40 PM News

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Image courtesy of National Weather Service

The National Weather Service is predicting up to 5 inches of snow in some parts of Jefferson and Shelby counties. more

Dec 8, 2017 8:04 AM Weather

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Image courtesy of National Weather Service

Snow accumulation of less than half an inch in grassy and elevated areas is forecast in central Alabama. more

Dec 7, 2017 5:32 PM Weather

Kevin Dewayne Turpin

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

Hoover police said the 41-year-old Hoover man is accused of showing an obscene photo to young girls and women. He also faces an indecent exposure charge in Midfield. more

Dec 7, 2017 4:58 PM News

Hoover vs McGill Toolen Football State Championship 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Hoover High School football team dominated the Class 7A state championship game on Wednesday night, thanks in large part to a stellar passing attack. more

Dec 7, 2017 5:45 AM Hoover

Hoover Football

Photo by Barry Stephenson

The Hoover High School football team downed McGill-Toolen on Wednesday night at Bryant-Denny Stadium to capture its second consecutive Class 7A state championship. more

Dec 7, 2017 4:46 AM Hoover 1 Comments

Kevin Dewayne Turpin

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

The man reportedly showed an obscene photograph to two women and two girls younger than 10 years old at a Hoover business. more

Dec 6, 2017 4:36 PM News

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Lexi Coon.

Both Hoover High School and Spain Park High School took swimmers and divers to Auburn University on Dec. 1-2 to compete at the AHSAA high school state championship. more

Dec 6, 2017 8:41 PM Sports

Spain Park Softball

Kyle Parmley

Spain Park High School freshman pitcher Annabelle Widra has committed to play college softball at Oklahoma State. more

Dec 5, 2017 10:05 PM Spain Park

John Castleberry 12-5-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

About 500 Major League Baseball scouts are expected to attend the event in August 2018. more

Dec 5, 2017 1:12 PM Sports

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The company plans to relocate its corporate headquarters into the Meadow Brook Corporate Park and double its Birmingham-area workforce from 300 to 600 in five years, its president and CEO said. more

Dec 4, 2017 9:13 PM Businesses

The event is designed to bring together the top 150 or so high school baseball prospects in the eastern United States to be evaluated by scouts from Major League Baseball teams. more

Dec 4, 2017 3:45 PM Sports

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Lexi Coon.

Many of the Hoover and Spain Park high school athletic teams were in action last week. more

Dec 4, 2017 6:24 PM , , Sports

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Photo by Kyle Parmley.

Wing Zone will donate $1 to the Ben Abercrombie Fund for every free order of chicken wings given away on Wednesday, Dec. 6. more

Dec 4, 2017 4:17 PM News

Hoover AT Thompson Football Round 4 Playoffs

Sarah Finnegan

The Class 7A state championship game on Wednesday features a rematch of last year's, pitting the Hoover High School football team against McGill-Toolen. more

Dec 4, 2017 4:53 AM Hoover

The 63-year-old man was trying to cross U.S. 280 at Hugh Daniel Drive, police said. more

Dec 1, 2017 5:35 PM News

SEC Media Days Atlanta 2018 logo

Image courtesy of SEC

However, Media Days is coming back to the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel in 2019. more

Dec 1, 2017 4:19 PM Sports

Bluff Park Christmas parade 2016-20

Photo by Lexi Coon

At least 35 businesses, churches, community groups and individuals have registered to be in the parade, which will end with a celebration at Sweetspire Gardens. more

Dec 1, 2017 1:01 PM News

Cici's Riverchase

Courtesy of Cici's Pizza Buffet

The Riverchase location of the pizza buffet chain Cicis opened Nov. 30. more

Dec 1, 2017 1:31 AM Restaurants 2 Comments

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