Hoover Sun asked the community to send in their back-to-school pictures. Enjoy browsing through shots of students starting another school year in Hoover! more

Aug 10, 2017 6:22 PM Schools

Hoover Institute 2017-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

The school district's 1,750 employees gathered at Hunter Street Baptist Church for a back-to-school rally. more

Aug 4, 2017 4:05 PM Schools 1 Comments

The annual back-to-school sales tax holiday for Alabama is moving to July for the first time. more

Jun 26, 2017 5:06 PM People

Kathy Murphy 8-8-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Superintendent Kathy Murphy gave a back-to-school address to the school district's nearly 1,800 employees this morning at Hunter Street Baptist Church. more

Aug 8, 2016 3:10 PM Schools


Photo by Maryellen Newton.

People shopping in Hoover on the first weekend in August once again get to take advantage of a waiver of sales and use taxes for certain “back-to-school” purchases. more

Jul 27, 2016 9:13 PM Businesses

Hoover City Dad Brigade 2016-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

The volunteers helped with painting, pressure washing, clearing weeds, trimming bushes, moving furniture, caulking seams, cleaning gutters, picking up trash, laying pine straw and other tasks. more

Jul 23, 2016 5:08 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Angie Barber

Bluff Park Baptist Church is holding its Back to School Bash on Aug. 22. more

Aug 3, 2015 4:18 PM News

Back to school fashion

Photo by Jordan Hays.

Keep up with the latest styles before heading back to school. more

Aug 3, 2015 4:06 PM People

Local students share their thoughts on the new school year more

Jul 27, 2015 2:24 PM People

Alabama’s annual Back-to-School tax-free weekend will take place from 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 7 to midnight on Sunday, Aug. 9. Mountain Brook, Hoover, Vestavia, Homewood and Shelby County will be participating in the tax exemption. more

Jul 27, 2015 2:18 PM People


Matthew Allen

Precision Chiropractic is hosting a family fun day on Aug. 1 to help raise money for Down Syndrome Alabama. more

Jul 21, 2015 9:37 PM Businesses

Hundreds of parents and students converged on the campus of Trace Crossings and Riverchase Elementary Schools in August for Meet the Teacher Day. more

Sep 22, 2014 9:28 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

0714 back to school fashion

Photo courtesy of Silver Lining.

Hoover’s own clothing boutiques The Pink Tulip at 180 Main St., Suite 212, and Silver Lining Consignment Boutique at 2341 John Hawkins Parkway are here to make your wardrobe school-ready, even if you aren’t. more

Jul 28, 2014 8:48 PM People

bus service

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools

Alabama’s Back-to-School tax-free weekend will be held this weekend at retail stores throughout the state. It will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 1 and end on Aug. 3 at midnight. more

Jun 26, 2014 8:58 PM News

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