Every chance he gets, Hoover resident Robert Wolff goes “head hunting.” One trip involved four or five hours of work. Sometimes, it means walking three miles to a hunting spot or immersing himself in a hole six or eight feet deep. more

Sep 1, 2016 2:56 PM People

Whispers From the Past returns to Aldridge Gardens on Oct. 11. more

Sep 23, 2015 3:04 PM

Heather Skaggs

Photo courtesy of Heather Skaggs.

Bluff Park author Heather Skaggs has begun collecting materials for a new book focused on the Riverchase community of Hoover. It will be her third book about the Hoover area. more

Aug 27, 2015 9:07 PM People

Vadie Honea

Photo courtesy of Patricia Honea-Fleming.

Vadie Honea's family and friends remember the founder of the Hoover Historical Society. more

Aug 27, 2015 9:04 PM People

1012 Artists on the Bluff Sign

Photo by Madoline Markham.

An open house will be held this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the public to come by and visit or drop off items to be used for an upcoming historical book on Hoover's history. more

Feb 12, 2015 8:09 PM People

0614 Folklore center

Photos by Debbie Burtnett.

For nearly 20 years, the Hoover Historical Society’s Folklore Center has helped guests step back in time — way, way back — to the late 1800s, and learn about the sharp contrast between the conveniences of modern day living and the old ways. more

Jun 26, 2014 9:07 PM People

Spain Park High School teacher Jill Wallace has been selected as one of fourteen educators from across the United States to participate in a unique field study of South Korean geopolitics, culture and history June 24-July 2. more

Jun 24, 2014 6:09 PM People

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