Massie’s scouting trail began at age 6 in 2009 as a Tiger Cub with Pack 93. Continuing as a Webelos scout, he earned all 21 Webelos Badges, the Arrow of Light, the James M. Stewart Good Citizen Award and numerous patches and awards. more

Jul 20, 2017 7:12 PM People

Rachel Blackerby, a Hoover High graduate, recently won an Alfa Foundation scholarship. more

Jul 20, 2017 7:06 PM People

Maddox will serve as president elect for a one-year term, then she will become the CLAS president for the 2018-2019 year. more

Jul 20, 2017 6:46 PM People

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Submitted by the Ballet Women’s Committee.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Ballet Women’s Committee. The Ballet Women’s Committee was founded in 1867 at the proposal of John W. Gustafson to support the Alabama Ballet though the revenue generated from the Poinsettia Debutante Ball. more

Jul 20, 2017 6:23 PM People

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Photos courtesy of Mark Garner

Boy Scout Troop 1, chartered by Southminster Presbyterian Church in Vestavia Hills, held an Eagle Scout court of honor on Sunday, June 25, which recognized young men who have earned Scouting’s highest rank. more

Jul 20, 2017 4:20 PM People


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Firefighters came out to help the Hoover Rec Center's campers with a physics experiment. more

Jul 14, 2017 9:04 PM People

Freedom Fest 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The 20-minute fireworks show also seemed to be a crowd pleaser. more

Jul 5, 2017 9:00 AM People

Ellen Williams

Photo by Jon Anderson

Williams has worked as a civilian employee for the Hoover Police Department for 27 years. more

Jul 4, 2017 7:00 AM People


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"People tell me I know where all the bodies are buried. I kind of do," Denise Roberson said. more

Jun 30, 2017 6:20 PM People 1 Comments

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Amazon’s June 16 announcement that it plans to acquire Whole Foods Market in a $13.7 billion deal should not affect the opening of the Whole Foods store in the Riverchase Village shopping center, the Texas-based grocery chain says. more

Jun 26, 2017 8:38 PM People

When Kendrick Fincher decided to create a musical ensemble dedicated to sharing a message of hope, he knew he needed the right people around him. more

Jun 26, 2017 8:34 PM People 1 Comments


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

HANDS program’s Kinect Sports League helps autistic teens, adults expand skills. more

Jun 26, 2017 8:29 PM People

Teresa Tanner and Tracy Tanner are proud to announce the engagement and wedding of their daughter, Tyrese Lashay Tanner of Birmingham, to Allen Emanuel Payne of Cincinnati, Ohio. more

Jun 26, 2017 7:34 PM Celebrations 1 Comments


Photo courtesy of the Lily of the Cahaba DAR Chapter.

The Lily of the Cahaba Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, was awarded recently the Seven Seals Award by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) of Alabama. more

Jun 26, 2017 7:26 PM People


Photo courtesy of Vickie Griffith.

Graduating Hoover Belles were recently honored for their service as representatives for the city of Hoover. more

Jun 26, 2017 7:23 PM People


Staff photo.

The city of Hoover is expecting thousands of people to show up for the 2017 National Night Out event at The Grove shopping center parking lot on Aug. 1. more

Jun 26, 2017 5:45 PM People


Photo by Ron Burkett.

The 2017 Free Friday Flicks summer outdoor movie series at Veterans Park off Valleydale Road continues in July. more

Jun 26, 2017 5:43 PM People

Four Birmingham chefs will participate in the 2017 Iron City Chef competition Saturday, July 22. The Vestavia Hills Rotary Foundation hosts the event, which takes place at Jefferson State Community College. more

Jun 26, 2017 5:40 PM People

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

The Hoover Recreation Center turns 25 years old in July, and on July 10-14 it is having special activities to celebrate. more

Jun 26, 2017 5:37 PM People


Photo courtesy of Ross Bridge Resort & Spa.

For Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa guests, there will be no shortage of activities this summer. more

Jun 26, 2017 5:24 PM People