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Hoover Fire Department Santa

Photo courtesy of Hoover Fire Department

If there is inclement weather, he plans to accept visits from children at Hoover fire stations. more

Dec 22, 2016 4:05 PM News 1 Comments

Andrew Fambrough Lucas Dunigan

Photos by Sarah Finnegan

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

Nov 29, 2016 4:31 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

It’s not in her job description, but Lisa Yancey is known to make calls to shelters for homeless mothers, arrange food delivery for poor families and personally pick students up and take them to school until permanent transportation can be arranged. more

Nov 22, 2016 9:40 PM Schools

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

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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

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

When Allen Pate first came to work for the city of Hoover in February 1988, it was supposed to be a one-year job of overseeing construction of Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

Oct 31, 2016 9:55 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/City of Hoover.

Hoover Mayor Gary Ivey may have lost his re-election bid this year, but the 61-year-old city leader said he has no regrets about his 12 years as an elected official. more

Oct 27, 2016 5:14 PM People 1 Comments

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Linda Andrews to retire after 33 years as Hoover Public Library’s only director. more

Oct 27, 2016 5:13 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Moss Rock Festival.

A few changes are in store for the 11th annual Moss Rock Festival in The Preserve subdivision this month. more

Oct 27, 2016 4:47 PM People

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Photo by Frank Couch.

The city of Hoover’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony is set for Dec. 1 at 5 p.m. at the Hoover Municipal Center. more

Oct 27, 2016 4:40 PM Celebrations

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Photo courtesy of Hoover Public Library.

The city of Hoover will hold numerous activities in November to celebrate veterans. more

Oct 27, 2016 4:37 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Hoover Library Theatre.

The Grammy Award-winning Dailey & Vincent bluegrass, country and gospel duo has done it again — quickly selling out three performances at the Hoover Library Theatre. more

Oct 27, 2016 4:31 PM People

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Education was, in Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy’s mind, the issue that defined the 2016 Hoover municipal election. more

Oct 3, 2016 12:30 PM , People

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Photo courtesy of the Hoover Public Library.

If you show up at the Hoover Public Library or Hoover Senior Center on Oct. 21-23, don’t be surprised if you see people dressed up like a Star Wars storm trooper or Master Chief from the Halo video game. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:32 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Shades Mountain Baptist Church.

Fall has finally arrived, and with the new season comes the annual array of fall festivals and similar events. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:31 PM People

Trey Lott Curt Posey

Photos courtesy of the candidates

While almost all of the Hoover municipal election races were settled on Aug. 23, one City Council race remains to be decided. more

Sep 29, 2016 6:39 PM People

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

The Hoover Police Department has a new tool officers say will provide a whole new perspective on fighting crime. more

Sep 29, 2016 6:33 PM People

Blacksmith among 50-plus artists coming to 14th annual Art in the Gardens more

Aug 31, 2016 3:46 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

There are numerous opportunities to give back to others and participate in a healthy run or walk in Hoover in September. Here are four: more

Aug 31, 2016 3:27 PM People

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Map courtesy of the city of Hoover.

A plan to put a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in Bluff Park two years sparked a firestorm of opposition and was withdrawn, and now the property owners are asking the city to rezone the land to accommodate 35 houses on nine acres. more

Aug 31, 2016 2:53 PM News

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