Emily Featherston

State Rep. Jack Williams announced he will seek a seat on the Jefferson County Commission. more

May 24, 2017 10:22 PM News

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The Preserve was built by USS Real Estate, a subsidiary of U.S. Steel Corporation, which at its height held an immense amount of land in and around Birmingham. more

Apr 17, 2017 3:41 PM 50th Anniversary

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Tucked just off U.S. 31 and Wisteria Drive, the Monte D’Oro community is older than Hoover itself. The roughly 160-home subdivision was established in 1964, and some of the original residents still live in the neighborhood. more

Apr 17, 2017 3:41 PM 50th Anniversary


Courtesy of NWS

Severe weather is expected throughout the day Wednesday. more

Apr 4, 2017 11:40 PM Schools


Emily Featherston

Mayor Brocato and other city leaders spoke at the kick off ceremony held at the Hoover-Randle Home & Gardens. more

Mar 7, 2017 9:06 PM News

The Hoover and Vestavia Hills representative said he will not seek another term in 2018. more

Feb 7, 2017 5:35 PM News 1 Comments

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Photo by Ron Burkett

Water usage restrictions are now voluntary, according to the drought management plan. more

Jan 25, 2017 12:08 AM News

The National Weather Service on Friday morning was projecting up to 2 inches of snow and sleet in Jefferson County and up to 3 inches of snow and sleet in Shelby County. more

Jan 5, 2017 10:05 PM Weather

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Courtesy of Alabama Forestry Commission

After rainfall returned to the state, the Governor's office and Alabama Forestry Commission have lifted burning restrictions. more

Dec 5, 2016 4:27 PM News

Hoover polling place March 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

When voters head to the polls early this month, there will be several things to consider. more

Oct 27, 2016 4:07 PM Businesses

Lake Purdy 10-13-16

Photo courtesy of Dr. James Sanderson

The Birmingham Water Works Board issued the drought warning after continued dry conditions. more

Oct 19, 2016 5:35 PM Weather 1 Comments

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Emily Featherston

The ban on outdoor burning affects 46 counties in the state, including Jefferson and Shelby. more

Oct 12, 2016 10:21 PM Weather

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Emily Featherston

September and October are usually dry, but the area has had even less rainfall than normal. more

Oct 4, 2016 9:11 PM News

Berry High School campus

Photo courtesy of Bluff Park Drone

Additional meetings will be held Wednesday and Thursday to take the next steps in annexation. more

Sep 27, 2016 3:30 PM Schools

Bridge repair work will require lane closures starting Friday evening. more

Sep 23, 2016 7:51 PM News


Photo by Emily Featherston.

The Abbey at Wisteria Crest and the Cliffs at Rocky Ridge were both purchased as part of a $66 million transaction that also includes two other properties in the Birmingham area. more

Feb 22, 2016 9:58 PM Businesses

Everbridge, a free program provided by the county, alerts users to weather threats and other emergencies in their area. more

Feb 2, 2016 3:15 PM Weather

Sacred Music Festival

Photo courtesy of Bluff Park United Methodist Church.

For the third time in its eight-year history, the Over the Mountain Festival, celebrating sacred music, is returning to Bluff Park United Methodist Church. The free program will take place Sunday, Feb. 14 at 4 p.m. more

Jan 26, 2016 3:38 PM People

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Emily Featherston

The Abbey at Wisteria Crest and the Cliffs at Rocky Ridge were purchased by the group as part of a transaction totaling $66 million. more

Jan 20, 2016 11:00 AM Businesses

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Emily Featherston

The 2015 SEC Defensive Player of the Year spent Sunday afternoon visiting with fans at the Dick’s Sporting Goods in the Patton Creek shopping center. more

Jan 17, 2016 9:30 PM People

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