Photo courtesy of Frank Carnaggio.

Miss Hoover’s Outstanding Teen 2017 Reagan Handley is preparing for the Miss Alabama’s Outstanding Teen Pageant to be held March 4-5 at B.B. Comer Memorial High School in Sylacauga. more

Feb 28, 2017 4:07 AM People 1 Comments


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Center: Relocation means reaching more in need. more

Feb 27, 2017 4:07 PM People


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Jasmine Sanders never imagined having an outdoor wedding, but when she saw the view of the lake at Aldridge Gardens in Hoover, her mindset started to change. more

Feb 27, 2017 4:07 PM People

Southern Voices Mary Kubica

Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

Saturday's authors conference concluded five days of celebrations of writing, music and art. more

Feb 25, 2017 10:13 PM People

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The New York Times bestselling author and actress performed the roles of three characters in her novels to a sold-out audience at the Hoover Library Theatre. more

Feb 24, 2017 11:28 PM People

The second annual "King and His Princess Dance” is open to any guardian, whether a father, step-father, grandfather or brother, is invited to accompany the girls. more

Feb 24, 2017 9:01 PM People


Photo courtesy of Kim Hinds.

Hoover residents make trek to Capitol to witness presidential inauguratio. more

Feb 24, 2017 5:03 PM People


Photo courtesy of Cynthia Stafford.

Hoover Girl Scouts Troop 30117 performed the Flag Ceremony. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:16 PM People


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Bluff Park United Methodist Church is starting a new community garden and is inviting people to rent garden spaces for $20 per year. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:14 PM People

YWCA Central Alabama named Hoover resident Dot Mueller as its 2016 Jeana P. Hosch Woman of Valor during the agency’s recent annual meeting. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:12 PM People

Several days each week, a group of local Birmingham area seniors can be found in a classroom enjoying the opportunity to learn new skills or gain knowledge on a particular topic. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:10 PM People


Photo courtesy of Pat Dicas.

Hoover resident Pat Dicas was recently recognized by the National League of American Pen Women. Her award-winning painting, “Brenna – The Selkie,” was published on the cover of “The Pen Woman” magazine. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:09 PM People

The Distinguished Young Women program of Jefferson County is accepting applications from high school girls graduating in 2018 and residing in Jefferson County. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:03 PM People


Photo courtesy of Donna Vickery.

Davis Edward Vickery of Hoover successfully completed four years of challenging academic, physical and military training, including a year at sea, graduating from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) in June 2016. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:55 PM People


Photo courtesy of Aldridge Gardens.

Aldridge Gardens has decided to stop having its annual Paws in the Gardens event, which allowed people to bring their dogs together for a community social. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:53 PM People


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For the past four years, a company called Sack Lunch Productions has put on the Color Me Rad 5K at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, but declining attendance over the years means the race won’t be coming back this year. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:51 PM People


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Find a good deal and support the Riverchase Day School at this month’s Tried ’n’ True (TNT) consignment sale. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:50 PM People

Members of Bluff Park’s Boy Scout Troop 21 will host their fifth annual yard sale this month. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:48 PM People

Aldridge Gardens

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This year’s celebration will be March 4 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the gardens. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:46 PM People

Lester Seigel

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Bluff Park United Methodist Church’s annual organ concert will feature Canterbury United Methodist Church organist and choirmaster Lester Seigel. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:42 PM People