I-459 apartment rezoning

Map provided by city of Hoover

The property owners claim the city violated their property rights by rezoning the land against their wishes. more

News

Aldridge spring plant sale 2018

Photo courtesy of Tynette Lynch/Aldridge Gardens

The first day of the sale also will be open to the general public instead of just members only, Executive Director Rip Weaver said. more

News

The concert is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Thursday. more

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So You Think You Can Cook?

Image courtesy of Hometown Lenders

The event, called "So You Think You Can Cook?" is raising money for scholarships for children of first responders. more

News

Attorney general candidates Chris Christie and Joseph Siegelman are scheduled to speak at the group's April 24 meeting at the Perfect Note jazz and dining club. more

People

Carol McLaughlin 12-14-17 (4)

Photo by Jon Anderson

McLaughlin teaches second grade at Greystone Elementary School. more

Schools

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Photo courtesy of Hoover Girls Golf

The Hoover and Spain Park high school spring sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

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Photo by Jon Anderson

More than 1,450 people brought items to the 2018 Household Hazardous Waste Day at the Hoover Metroplitan Complex. more

News 3 Comments

Eric Mackey Kathy Murphy

Mackey photo is still shot from Alabama Department of Education video; Murphy photo by Jon Anderson

Mackey won over Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy and Jefferson County Superintendent Craig Pouncey. more

Schools 2 Comments

Amy Mudano Nov 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

Mudano is a research associate and epidemiologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and has been heavily involved with parent-teacher groups at Riverchase Elementary and Berry Middle School. more

Schools

JeffCo 2018 road project plan

Map courtesy of Jefferson County

Jefferson County Commissioner President Jimmie Stephens said the road projects are just one example of "a new day" in Jefferson County government. more

News

Over the Edge

Courtesy of the Tanner Foundation

The Tanner Foundation supports patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS) and Parkinson's disease. more

People

Frank Brocato 4-16-18

Still shot from video by Jon Anderson

Mayor Frank Brocato asked the council to work with him to address projected budget deficits by the council's June 4 meeting. more

News

Spain Park vs. Oak Mountain Softball

Kyle Parmley

The Hoover and Spain Park high school spring sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

Kitty Kat Haven 5K 2018-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

About 150 people took part in the event at Veterans Park to help raise money for the cat rescue facility off Alford Avenue. more

News

Ahmad Jaquan Johnson

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

Nineteen-year-old Ahmad Jaquan Johnson of Bessemer was, however, convicted of receiving a stolen vehicle and stolen gun. more

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Kathy Murphy 4-7-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

The four finalists are to be interviewed on Friday, April 20. more

Schools

Hoover City Council Nov 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

The mayor and City Council should allow much public deliberation. more

Opinion 2 Comments

Paul Edward Acton Bowen

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

Police identified the suspect as Paul Edward Acton Bowen, the founder of the Acton Bowen Outreach Ministries. more

News

Hoover City Schools flag

Photo by Jon Anderson

A consultant is projecting the school district will add 1,500 students over the next 10 years. more

Schools

Austin Wiley

Photo courtesy of Auburn Athletics

The former Spain Park High star has decided to test the NBA Draft process. more

Sports

Hoover Ridge Townhomes

Map provided by city of Hoover

The recommendation now goes to the Hoover City Council for consideration, despite strenuous objections from nearby homeowners. more

News

Regions Tradition media day 4-9-18 (5)

Photo by Jon Anderson

This year's tournament is scheduled for May 16-20 at the Greystone Golf and Country Club in Hoover. more

Sports

Spain Park vs. Oak Mountain Softball

Kyle Parmley

The Hoover and Spain Park high school spring sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

Denim and Dining 2018-25

Photo by Jon Anderson

The event at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium raised money for the Hoover City Schools Foundation. more

Schools

Vinny Chiaramonte spring 2016

Still shot from video by Cherie Olivier

He gets an all-expenses-paid trip to an innovation summit and education technology conference in Chicago in June. more

Schools

Carol McLaughlin Lincoln Clark

Photos by Jon Anderson

A state committee now will narrow the field to four finalists before the Alabama Teacher of the Year is named in Montgomery on May 9. more

Schools 1 Comments

Spain Park volleyball Sha'Kevia Hogan 9-2-17

Photo by Barry Stephenson

The indoor center at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex is hosting the AAU Super Regional Volleyball Tournament and Southern Region Volleyball Association's Junior Indoor Region Championships. more

Sports

Hoover Metropolitan Stadium polling place map

Map courtesy of Jefferson County Board of Registrars

The Jefferson County Board of Registrars is moving voters from that location to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, beginning with the June 5 primaries. more

News

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Erica Techo

Rep. Gary Palmer spoke at the April 4 Eggs and Issues event, which was co-hosted by several area chambers. more

News

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Emily Featherston

State Rep. Jack Williams was arrested by the FBI on Monday, April 2, on charges of corruption. more

News

Children's Harbor 4-3-18

Photos by Jon Anderson

The money will help provide summer camp experiences for children with cancer, autism, serious burns, visual impairment, spinal cord injuries and organ transplants. more

News

City of Hoover logo - council chambers

Photo by Jon Anderson

The city could have a $17.9 million funding gap by 2022 if more is not done to cut expenses or address sluggish tax revenues, a financial consultant from Porter, White & Co. said. more

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Sarah Finnegan

The Hoover and Spain Park high school baseball and softball teams were in action last week, along with Spain Park's boys golf team. more

Sports

Finley Center youth basketball 11-7-17

Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Nine youth basketball tournaments drawing teams from multiple states are scheduled at the Finley Center between now and the end of July. more

Sports

The applicants include a UAB administrator, a pharmacist, a UAB epidemiologist, a college admissions consultant, a retired college professor and a property management professional. more

Schools

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Sarah Finnegan

Hoover and Spain Park's high school athletic teams wrapped up a busy week before spring break. more

Sports

Hoover Softball

Kyle Parmley

Sisters MC and Pepper Nichols will be reunited on the softball field next season. more

Hoover

Southern Performance Volleyball Oct 2017

Photo by Sarah Finnegan

The girls are coming from four states to compete in the Southeast Alliance Volleyball League's western championship tournament. more

Sports

Hoover comp plan mtg 3-21-18 (4)

Photo by Jon Anderson

More than 1,150 people responded to an online survey conducted by the city of Hoover the past couple of months. more

News

Hoover police

Photo by Jon Anderson

Residents of five homes in the Barkley Square and Inverness Green were at home when the intruder broke into their houses, police said. more

News

Hoover land use map 2018

Map courtesy of city of Hoover

Workshops are scheduled for Wednesday, March 21, and Thursday, March 22, at the Hoover Municipal Center more

News

Jason Gaston Charles Hickman

Jason Gaston photo courtesy of Hoover Historical Society; Charles Hickman photo by Jon Anderson

Speakers will be one of Hoover's first school board members and the current public relations coordinator. more

News 1 Comments

Santek Waste Services truck

Photo courtesy of Santek Waste Services

The new contract now will expire Sept. 30, 2021. more

News 1 Comments

NWS forecast 3-19-18 1-53am

Image courtesy of National Weather Service

The National Weather Service says there is an enhanced risk of strong tornadoes, hail the size of tennis balls and winds up to 70 mph between 2 p.m. and midnight. more

News

Hoover school bd interviews Nov 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

The council is looking for someone to replace Earl Cooper, who has served on the school board for two five-year terms. more

Schools

Spain Park Softball

Kyle Parmley

Here's an update on the past week of Hoover and Spain Park high school sports. more

Sports

Toys R Us Hoover

Photo by Jon Anderson

The New Jersey-based company said Thursday it plans to wind down all of its U.S. business and liquidate the inventory at its 735 stores in the United States, including Puerto Rico. more

Businesses 2 Comments

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Sydney Cromwell

The BWWB brought several members of its staff to address questions in the general meeting and one-on-one afterward. more

News

Cahaba River Park

Photo courtesy of Shelby County

Shelby County Manager Alex Dudchock gave updates on county projects and the economy at the March luncheon for the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. more

News

Kathy Murphy 12-14-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

The school board also approved a new schedule for salary supplements for athletic and academic coaches, sponsors of fine arts groups and employees leading special academic programs. more

Schools

Najam LLC land

Photo by Jon Anderson

The used car dealership was staunchly opposed by residents of the Lakeview garden home neighborhood, which is adjacent to the 3.5-acre vacant site. more

Businesses 1 Comments

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Erica Techo

The program is scheduled for Monday, March 12, at Bluff Park United Methodist Church. more

People

Hoover Softball

Kyle Parmley

Here's an update on the Hoover and Spain Park high school spring sports teams. more

Sports

Heather Jones Skaggs

Photo courtesy of Teth Lee Photography

This one will be called the "Hidden History of Hoover" and will focus on personal untold stories from communities along Shades Mountain, from Bluff Park to Brock's Gap and including Ross Bridge and The Preserve. more

People 2 Comments

BWWB meter

Photo by Jon Anderson

The meeting will be Thursday, March 15, in the banquet room at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

News 4 Comments

Jennifer Hogan Dec 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

The winner will be announced during National Assistant Principals Week, which is April 9-13. more

Schools 1 Comments

Zach Dark on Jeopardy!

Photo courtesy of Jeopardy Productions Inc.

After four auditions, Zach Dark finally got the call to go to Culver City, California, to compete in the popular game show. more

People 1 Comments

Patrick Earl Trotman-El

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

The officer stopped the man as he was pulling into the Walmart on U.S. 280 Wednesday afternoon. more

News

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Lexi Coon.

The next meeting will be held at Hoover High School on March 8 at 6 p.m. more

Schools

Hoover police insignia

Photo by Jon Anderson

The carjacking reportedly happened Monday morning in a residential area off Rocky Ridge Road. more

News 3 Comments

Sue Bell Cobb

Photo courtesy of the Sue Bell Cobb for Governor campaign

Cobb is one of six Democrats seeking the governor's chair this year. more

People

Beef O'Brady's bar 3-5-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

The City Council wants clarification about what measures it would have to take to allow Sunday alcoholic beverage sales as early as 10 a.m. rather than noon. more

News

Spain Park Girls Basketball VS McGill Toolen State Championship

Sarah Finnegan

The Spain Park High girls basketball team won its first state title on Saturday, while the rest of the spring sports are in action. more

Sports

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Sarah Finnegan

The Spain Park High School girls basketball team dominated McGill-Toolen on Saturday to win the Class 7A state championship. more

Spain Park

Hoover elem music fest 2018-15

Jon Anderson

More than 500 students from Hoover's 10 elementary schools and Brock's Gap Intermediate School shared their talents with voices, instruments and dance. more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools 1 Comments

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