Photos by Jon Anderson.

Cross Creek Church congregation finds positives with move. more

Feb 20, 2018 5:49 PM People


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Signs of Frank Spain’s philanthropy can be seen around Birmingham, from UAB’s Spain Rehabilitation Center to Spain Park High School. more

Feb 20, 2018 5:46 PM People

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Photo courtesy of West Side Studio.

The National Dance Company of Ireland has performed its Rhythm of the Dance show for more than 7 million people in 36 countries since the show debuted in 1998, and in March it’s coming to Hoover. more

Feb 20, 2018 5:19 PM People


Photo courtesy of Jennifer Gregory.

This March, Hoover residents will gather at Aldridge Gardens to celebrate Arbor Day. more

Feb 20, 2018 5:16 PM People


Photo courtesy of Sarah Patrick.

Parents looking for Easter or other spring outfits for their children are invited to mark their calendars for this year’s Tried and True (TNT) consignment sale, sponsored by Riverchase Day School. more

Feb 20, 2018 5:13 PM People


Photo courtesy of Homewood Public Library.

Authors and illustrators of children’s books, whether published or still aspiring to be, are invited to attend the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators regional chapter’s annual conference this month. more

Feb 20, 2018 5:11 PM People


Photo courtesy of Laura Crandall Brown Foundation.

The Laura Crandall Brown Foundation has scheduled its annual Taste of Teal Gala to raise money for gynecological cancer research and support of cancer patients and their caregivers for Saturday, March 10. more

Feb 20, 2018 5:09 PM People


Photo courtesy of Michael J. Moore Photography.

This year will mark the 16th year Bluff Park UMC has held the event. more

Feb 20, 2018 5:05 PM People


Photo courtesy of GBAC.

The Greater Birmingham Auburn Club’s Aubie 5K will return to Veterans Park at the end of the month. more

Feb 20, 2018 5:02 PM People


Photo courtesy of David Bobo.

Jefferson State’s fourth annual Judy M. Merritt Memorial 5K run and walk is returning this year on March 3. more

Feb 20, 2018 4:59 PM People


Photo courtesy of Boy Scout Troop 21.

Boy Scout Troop 21 in Bluff Park is holding its annual yard sale at Bluff Park United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 17. more

Feb 20, 2018 4:38 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Jay Ernst.

Jay Ernst was cut off from many of the things he loved in life in 2017 as his kidney function declined. more

Feb 20, 2018 4:32 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Jennifer Gregory.

Participation in Tree City USA program helps Hoover conservational efforts branch out. more

Feb 20, 2018 4:28 PM People


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On Saturday, Feb. 3. the Riverchase Women's Club hosted their 12th Annual Riverchase Loves Art at the Riverchase Country Club, featured art in mediums ranging from pottery to glass to leather to paints. Each artist from the show was hand-picked. more

Feb 12, 2018 9:42 PM People

Southern Voices authors conference

Paula McLain photo courtesy of Nina Subin; Stephanie Powell Watts photo courtesy of Bob Watts; other photos courtesy of the authors or Hoover Public Library

The authors conference expanded to two venues in 2013. more

Feb 6, 2018 4:21 PM People

On Jan. 25, Heritage Christian Academy held a barbecue dinner to fundraise for a mission trip and celebrate the decision to stay at Shades Mountain Community Church. more

Feb 1, 2018 10:25 PM People

Wesley Whitfield Whetstone, 17, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. more

Feb 1, 2018 10:19 PM People

The Birmingham Islamic Society will hold an open house at the Hoover Crescent Islamic Center, 2524 Hackberry Lane. more

Feb 1, 2018 10:14 PM People 2 Comments

Maggie Ballard

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One of her most recent projects was “Get Out,” a thriller where Ballard worked as second assistant director. “Get Out” is nominated for four Academy Awards – Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor. more

Jan 25, 2018 5:19 PM People 5 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Ashley McGuire.

Not many teenagers can say they’ve trotted the globe while still in high school. But Ashley McGuire has stamps from 23 countries in her passport — and counting. more

Jan 23, 2018 9:20 PM People

March 2018