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


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

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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


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A plan to put a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in Bluff Park two years sparked a firestorm of opposition and was withdrawn, and now the property owners are asking the city to rezone the land to accommodate 35 houses on nine acres.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


Photo courtesy Angel Skelton.

Colleagues say longtime official was ‘integral part of the city for many years.’ more

Aug 1, 2016 3:17 PM People 1 Comments


Photo courtesy of Hoover Helps.

It may be difficult for some people to fathom in a city where the median household income is $76,000, but there are still children in Hoover who don’t have enough to eat. more

Aug 1, 2016 3:17 PM Schools

Hoover’s Aug. 23 municipal election is guaranteed to usher in some new leaders for the next four years. more

Aug 1, 2016 3:16 PM People 2 Comments


Photo courtesy of Hoover Beautification Board.

Hoover Fire Station No. 4 on Municipal Drive is the overall winner of the 2016 Hoover Beautification Board’s commercial beautification awards. more

Jul 28, 2016 3:15 PM Businesses


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

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Photo by Erica Techo.

Students at two Hoover elementary schools have new principals waiting to greet them when they come back from summer break on Aug. 11. more

Jul 27, 2016 8:55 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Leigh Ann Roe.

The Hoover Softball Association fared well with its all-star season this summer, with one team winning the World Series for their age group, two teams earning state championships and two others capturing third-place honors in the state tournament. more

Jul 27, 2016 8:52 PM Sports


Photo by Jon Anderson.

As the summer heats up, so is the campaign season for Hoover city elections. This August, Hoover residents will head to the polls to vote for their mayor and candidates to fill all seven City Council seats. Here are a few things you need to know. more

Jun 27, 2016 7:25 PM People 2 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Lance Shores.

Whether you like country music, rock ’n’ roll, rhythm and blues, jazz, pop or something else, organizers of the 2016 Freedom Fest at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium hope to have something to suit your taste on the Fourth of July. more

Jun 27, 2016 7:10 PM Celebrations


Photo by Frank Couch.

More than $2.6 million worth of projects remain in Aldridge Gardens' master plan. more

Jun 27, 2016 7:10 PM Businesses

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

The Carriage House at Park Crest is a 20,000-square-foot event facility perched on a hill off Little Valley Road between Lorna Road and the Elevation Hoover apartments, just south of the U.S. 31 exit at Interstate 65. more

Jun 27, 2016 3:43 PM Businesses

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Hoover’s Carl West has sense of style that sets him apart. more

Jun 24, 2016 8:27 PM People

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