In 1982, Hoover-area lawyer Sparks invited John Jamison to his first Rotary Club meeting, an occasion that marked the beginning of a life-long friendship. more

Oct 23, 2017 3:01 PM People

Hoover Beautification Board Johnson Hassee

Photo by Jon Anderson

Current and past board members were recognized during a reception and program at the Hoover Municipal Center. more

Oct 16, 2017 10:21 PM People

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Alyx Chandler

On Sunday, Oct. 15, families spent the day at Aldridge Gardens learning about the cultural practices and traditions of the various Southeastern Native American tribes. more

Oct 16, 2017 7:51 PM People

The library at Deer Valley Elementary School is working with bDot Architecture and Signature Homes to create new forest-themed decorations. more

Oct 12, 2017 4:41 PM People

All sections earned Superior Ratings including drum major, majorette, dance, guard, percussion and band. more

Oct 12, 2017 4:31 PM People

The 2017 Poinsettia Ball Debutantes were introduced by the Poinsettia Men’s Club at an afternoon reception at the beginning of summer. more

Oct 12, 2017 4:26 PM People

Steve Berry

Photo courtesy of Kelly Campbell

Library officials announced the full lineup for the celebration of music, writing and art. more

Oct 10, 2017 10:44 PM People

Share your best spooky costumes with the Hoover Sun. Entries will be accepted until Friday, Nov. 3, and the winner will receive a $25 dollar gift card to Iron City Delivery! Submissions will be featured online. more

Oct 10, 2017 6:24 PM People

Jill Ganus

Photo courtesy of Jill Ganus

Ganus is resigning her seat on the Hoover school board as she takes the new post in the Bessemer Division of Jefferson County. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:19 PM People 1 Comments

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Erica Techo

The 54th Annual Bluff Park Art Show was held on Saturday, Oct. 7. more

Oct 9, 2017 9:27 PM People


Sydney Cromwell

The event honors Tripp Norris, a Vestavia Hills resident who died in 2011 due to a heroin overdose. more

Sep 30, 2017 3:12 PM People

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Photo by Loren Hopkins.

With various new retail developments, several new residential projects and the revitalization of a few classic Hoover neighborhoods, the demand to live, work or play in Hoover is great. more

Sep 26, 2017 5:20 PM People

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Dave Godber has been coaching boxers at Round 1 Boxing for Health since 1994. more

Sep 26, 2017 5:17 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Vickie Gord Griffith, Publicity Chair, Hoover Belle Committee.

The 38 young ladies will serve as ambassadors for the city of Hoover for the next two years. more

Sep 26, 2017 4:40 PM People


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Dedra Miele opened her Nothing Bundt Cakes store in the Whole Foods Market Plaza in Riverchase in January, but she still has people come in every day, saying they didn’t realize she was there. more

Sep 26, 2017 4:33 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Patty Bradley.

The festival, which starts at 10 a.m. and lasts until 5:30 p.m., is an educational event designed to provide an accurate portrayal of the past and present lives of Native Americans in the Southeast by demonstrating traditions, art, cultural practices more

Sep 26, 2017 4:29 PM People

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Photo courtesy of King’s Home Shelby Auxiliary.

King’s Home, a faith-based non-profit in Chelsea, provides women and children with a safe refuge from abuse, neglect and homelessness. more

Sep 26, 2017 4:24 PM People

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

The city of Hoover is hosting its 2017 Hoover Hayride and Family Night at the park off Valleydale Road on Oct. 26 from 5 to 8 p.m. more

Sep 26, 2017 4:20 PM People


Photo courtesy of Sara Franklin/Junior League of Birmingham.

The Junior League of Birmingham is gearing up for its 12th annual Shop Save and Share fundraiser, which allows people to buy a 20 percent off shopping pass to more than 500 businesses in the Birmingham metro area. more

Sep 26, 2017 4:11 PM People


Photo courtesy of Lacy Gunnoe.

The National Veterans Day Committee in Birmingham is holding its fifth annual 10K Ruck Challenge and 5K fun run/walk on Oct. 14 at Veterans Park off Valleydale Road. more

Sep 26, 2017 4:07 PM People

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