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Hundreds of people showed up for the annual event at the Hoover Municipal Center. more

Nov 30, 2017 9:13 PM News

For the 10th year, Bluff Park Baptist Church will show off the best Christmas displays in the neighborhood with its annual Lights on the Bluff event. more

Nov 20, 2017 4:57 PM People

Public buildings in Hoover have a variety of closing schedules for the Christmas and New Year holidays. more

Nov 20, 2017 4:22 PM People


Emily Featherston

Santa and a host of other characters welcomed crowds to the mall's event. more

Nov 12, 2017 12:57 PM People

Riverchase Galleria tree lighting

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Hoover is preparing to open the Christmas season with two tree lighting ceremonies at Riverchase Galleria and the Hoover Municipal Center. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:02 PM People

Christmas tree recycling

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Alabama Power plans to use the trees for habitat enhancement in lakes. more

Dec 26, 2016 12:28 PM News

Valleydale Christmas Eve candlelight 2015

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Many offer communion and/or candlelight services. more

Dec 22, 2016 5:10 PM News

Hoover Municipal Center Dec 2015

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There are a few exceptions, however. more

Dec 20, 2016 3:51 PM News

The entire Hoover community is invited. more

Dec 1, 2016 10:03 PM News

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Santa and Mrs. Claus, elves, snow, Christmas tunes and hot chocolate and cookies helped add to the atmosphere. more

Dec 1, 2016 9:52 PM News

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Two tenacious boys were chosen to light Hoover’s Christmas tree. more

Nov 29, 2016 4:31 PM People

With the holiday season upon us, Hoover Sun recently took the opportunity to ask area residents to share one of their favorite Christmas memories or traditions. more

Nov 22, 2016 9:34 PM People


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Your guide to holiday happenings scheduled across the city this month. more

Nov 22, 2016 8:54 PM Celebrations


Photo courtesy of Valleydale Church.

Churches in the Hoover area have a multitude of events planned to celebrate Christmas this year. more

Nov 22, 2016 8:38 PM People

Riverchase Galleria tree lighting

Erica Techo

A crowd stood in the food court of the Riverchase Galleria, listening to holiday songs and awaiting the arrival of Santa Claus. more

Nov 6, 2016 2:02 PM News

Riverchase Galleria 2016 tree lighting setup

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Mayor Gary Ivey and NBC 13 news anchor Brooke Smith will lead the festivities to kick off the Christmas shopping season. more

Nov 3, 2016 10:00 PM News

Kara Moritz Harrison

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"Now the universe is not cold and impersonal anymore," and the lyrics to Christmas songs "make complete sense now." more

Dec 24, 2015 9:06 PM Opinion 17 Comments

Starnes Publishing staff Dec 2015

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We hope you have a joy-filled holiday. more

Dec 24, 2015 8:25 AM News 1 Comments

Hoover Fire Department Santa

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Residents can find out when Santa is expected to be in their community or on their street. more

Dec 23, 2015 1:11 PM News 1 Comments


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Numerous churches are holding candlelight and/or communion services, while others hold alternative gatherings. more

Dec 23, 2015 12:32 PM News

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