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Photo courtesy of Frank Carnaggio.

Miss Hoover’s Outstanding Teen 2017 Reagan Handley is preparing for the Miss Alabama’s Outstanding Teen Pageant to be held March 4-5 at B.B. Comer Memorial High School in Sylacauga. more

Feb 28, 2017 4:07 AM People 1 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Logan Ingle Images.

Jasmine Sanders never imagined having an outdoor wedding, but when she saw the view of the lake at Aldridge Gardens in Hoover, her mindset started to change. more

Feb 27, 2017 4:07 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Kevin Brooks.

The 36-member squad was one of eight teams to make the finals. Most of the teams that made the finals have had competition teams for 15 to 20 years, and several had won national championships in previous years. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:34 PM High Schools

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Photo courtesy of Julie Adams.

Bluff Park United Methodist Church is starting a new community garden and is inviting people to rent garden spaces for $20 per year. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:14 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Aldridge Gardens.

Aldridge Gardens has decided to stop having its annual Paws in the Gardens event, which allowed people to bring their dogs together for a community social. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:53 PM People

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For the past four years, a company called Sack Lunch Productions has put on the Color Me Rad 5K at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, but declining attendance over the years means the race won’t be coming back this year. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:51 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Bluff Park United Methodist Church.

Bluff Park church seeks to help in its own backyard. more

Jan 30, 2017 8:04 PM People

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Site plan provided by Birmingham Councilman Jay Roberson.

Ross Bridge residents have been wishing for a grocery store in their community for years, and now many are happy to see a Publix proposed nearby. more

Jan 30, 2017 7:46 PM Businesses

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Photos by Jon Anderson.

Anna Bates Brown and Amber Glenn Tolbert grew up less than a mile from each other in Hoover and, as they went through elementary, middle and high school together, always said it would be fun to open a coffee shop together one day. more

Jan 30, 2017 7:15 PM Restaurants

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Photo courtesy of Donald Blair.

People who enjoy watching color guards and percussion groups perform will have that chance at Hoover High School on Feb. 4. more

Jan 30, 2017 5:19 PM High Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

The Hoover school district ranked among the top 10 school districts in the state for the 2015-2016 school year, according to new accountability data released by the Alabama Department of Education. more

Jan 27, 2017 10:15 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Zoe Speaks.

Fourteen years ago, a Kentucky mountain music trio by the name of Zoe Speaks, performed at the Hoover Library Theatre. more

Jan 27, 2017 10:05 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Bluff Park United Methodist Church.

Bluff Park United Methodist Church is preparing for its annual spring/summer Bargains on the Bluff consignment sale. more

Jan 27, 2017 10:03 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Becky Staynor.

Riverchase Women’s Club and Riverchase Country Club are gearing up for the 11th annual Riverchase Loves Artists art show. more

Jan 27, 2017 10:00 PM People 1 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Donald Blair.

The Hoover High School Band Boosters raised about $10,000 with a Winter Starlight Gala on Jan. 14 to help raise money to buy more band instruments. more

Jan 27, 2017 9:52 PM People

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato said building new sidewalks will be a priority for his administration. more

Jan 27, 2017 9:17 PM News 1 Comments

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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

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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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