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Erica Techo

The FARE Walk attracted about 50 individuals to Veterans Park for crafts, treats, a costume contest and the annual walk. more

Oct 24, 2016 3:51 PM People

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Courtesy of Anne Bishop

The Alabama Veterans Memorial Foundation is hosting its annual Veterans Day Patriotic Tribute at Alabama Veterans Memorial Park. more

Oct 19, 2016 8:21 PM People

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Shay Allen

Paws for the Cause is an annual 5K and fun run that supports the Shelby Humane Society. more

Oct 9, 2016 8:41 PM People


Photo courtesy of Hoover Parks and Recreation.

Golfers will be teeing off to start the third annual Hoover Cup at the Inverness Country Club on Oct. 17 at 9 a.m. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:49 PM People


Photo courtesy of Flavor Run.

Color runs, in which 5K participants are splattered with harmless colored powders and paints by race volunteers, are becoming commonplace in Birmingham and around the country. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:48 PM People

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Photo courtesy of the Junior League of Birmingham.

For the 11th consecutive year, the Junior League of Birmingham (JLB) will hold its Shop Save & Share fundraiser in late October. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:44 PM People

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Photo by Barry Stephenson.

The power, pageantry and musicianship of that uniquely American institution of the marching band will be celebrated once again at the Hoover Invitational Marching Festival, to be held at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 15. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:41 PM People


Photo courtesy of Shelley Barrett Photography.

Veterans Park will once again play host to Alabama’s NF Walk Oct. 16. The 3-mile walk raises money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation, an organization that supports research to cure neurofibromatosis. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:37 PM People


Photo by Erica Techo.

National Veterans Day in Birmingham is hosting its fourth 5K fun run/walk and 10K ruck challenge in October. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:35 PM People

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Photo by Patty Bradley.

The best parts of Halloween are coming to Veterans Park, pulled behind tractors with Hoover city employees at the wheel. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:33 PM People


Patty Bradley

Aldridge Gardens hosted Whispers from the Past on Oct. 1 more

Oct 3, 2016 1:43 PM People


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Education was, in Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy’s mind, the issue that defined the 2016 Hoover municipal election. more

Oct 3, 2016 12:30 PM , People

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Hardman, a 2013 graduate of Hoover High School, is now a senior nursing student at Auburn University. more

Sep 30, 2016 12:14 AM People 1 Comments


Photo courtesy of Forget Me Not Photography.

The Shelby Humane Society in Columbiana takes in more than 5,000 unwanted pets each year — many of them lost, neglected or abused — but it takes a lot of money to care for these animals. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:38 PM People


Photo courtesy of Lisa Watwood.

Uncorked! on the Green is celebrating its 10th anniversary with another day of specialty beer and wine tastings, live performers, food trucks and family fun. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:35 PM People


Photo courtesy of the Hoover Public Library.

If you show up at the Hoover Public Library or Hoover Senior Center on Oct. 21-23, don’t be surprised if you see people dressed up like a Star Wars storm trooper or Master Chief from the Halo video game. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:32 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Shades Mountain Baptist Church.

Fall has finally arrived, and with the new season comes the annual array of fall festivals and similar events. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:31 PM People

Hoover resident Ashley DeRamus was honored to receive the Christian Pueschel Memorial Citizen Award at the National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) 2016. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:24 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Don Roser.

Members of American Legion Post No. 134, who served during the Vietnam war, were recently recognized at a ceremony hosted by the Lily of the Cahaba Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:19 PM People

The Rev. Dallas Teague Snider of Hoover was crowned Mrs. Petite America 2016 on Aug. 6 at the international Petite America and Petite World Pageant in Hartford, Connecticut. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:15 PM People

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