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Applications open for Hoover City Schools Foundation Student Board

The foundation is seeking Hoover High School and Spain Park High School students to serve as ambassadors of the organization. more »

Sep 30, 2014 News

Hoover’s Barbara Humphrey nominated to be UA System trustee

Barbara Humphrey, a Hoover resident, track coach at Simmons Middle School and wife of former University of Alabama All-America running back Bobby Humphrey, was nominated to the UA System Board of Trustees at its Sept. 19 meeting. more »

Sep 25, 2014 People (1 Comments)

The Hoover Met will undergo renovations later this year.

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Alabama will play its 2015 home baseball games at The Met

The city of Hoover approved the agreement at a special city council meeting on Monday morning. more »

Sep 22, 2014

A partial funding agreement was approved between the city of Hoover and Jefferson County for the Galleria Boulevard Extension Project.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

Hoover moves forward with road projects

The Hugh Daniel Drive resurfacing project, the Galleria Boulevard Extension Project and others were approved at Monday night's Hoover City Council meeting. more »

Sep 16, 2014 News

One of Skaggs’ favorite photo finds in her latest book for Arcadia Publishing was this early shot of William H. Hoover.

Photo courtesy of Heather Skaggs.

Stories from the past

As soon as she held those first complimentary copies of her first book, Bluff Park, Heather Skaggs knew she’d gotten the writer’s bug. more »

Sep 22, 2014 People

Chicken shawarma, tabbouli and a pitcher of Cedar’s Cocktail.

Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Cedar's Grille

Under the soaring archways of Cedar’s Grille, Lebanese music and the savory smell of kebabs intermingle. The atmosphere at Cedar’s is as integral to the experience as the food, and that’s just the way owner Ghassan “Gus” Dib designed it. more »

Sep 22, 2014 Restaurants (1 Comments)

The Moss Rock Festival is an eco-creative festival exploring nature, eco-ideas, art and design.

Photo courtesy of Alex Kunzman.

Explore art and design at the Moss Rock Festival

On Nov. 1 and 2 grab friends and family and get outside to the Moss Rock Festival at The Preserve. Explore nature, eco ideas, art and design at this festival now in its ninth year. more »

Sep 22, 2014 People

This past spring, Molly Knight opened Growing Tree Children’s Consignment Boutique in Hoover.

Photo by Katie Turpen.

Growing Tree Children’s Consignment Boutique

There is a saying that finding your passion will lead you to your purpose. For Molly Knight, her passion for consignment has helped fill a niche in the Hoover community. more »

Sep 22, 2014 Businesses (1 Comments)

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Barriers being installed on I-459

I-459 could be looking safer thanks to the installation of cable barriers near completion by ALDOT. more »

Sep 17, 2014 News

Episcopal Church of the Holy Apostles to mark 20th anniversary

The Episcopal Church of the Holy Apostles will celebrate its 20th anniversary with several special events in October. more »

Sep 22, 2014 People

The City of Hoover invites families to come in costume for hayrides and other festivities at Veterans Park the Friday before Halloween.

Photos courtesy of Lance Shores, City of Hoover.

Lovely weather for a hayride together with you

Hoover's annual family night returns to Veterans Park just before Halloween. more »

Sep 22, 2014 People

Taste of Hoover returns to Aldridge Gardens

The 3rd annual Taste of Hoover is taking place Thursday, October 16 from 5-8 p.m. at Aldridge Gardens. more »

Sep 22, 2014 People

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