Jon Anderson

Bob Finley

Painting by Daniel Moore

The awards are given out each year to one school district employee, one senior from Hoover High School and one senior from Spain Park High School. more


City of Hoover logo - council chambers

Photo by Jon Anderson

The board has scheduled a meeting for 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15. more


PetSuites Resort sketch

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Planning commissioners want more time to review a noise study. more

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Met baseball opening 8-11-18 (5)

Photo by Jon Anderson

Hundreds of people showed up to check out the five new fields at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex. more


Hoover sports complex baseball fields July 2018

Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone

There will be a ribbon cutting and family fun night with inflatables, face painting, balloon twisters, music, sports clinics and a Birmingham area celebrity softball game. more



Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

Attendees will be able to sample cakes, pies, cookies and other desserts created by Alabama chefs, home cooks and restaurant professionals, as well as Bo Jackson's signature hamburgers. more


Jason and Stacy Shafer

Photos courtesy of Hoover Police Department

Birmingham police and the U.S. Marshal's Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested two people in Birmingham Tuesday night. more


Pool rescue

Photo by Jon Anderson

Lifeguards April Fitten and Taylor Davis rescued a man and his young son, neither of whom knew how to swim, as they accidentally went from the shallow end of the pool to the deep end. more


Hoover Arts Council

Photo courtesy of city of Hoover

Members of the new group say the city needs a space, and eventually a performing arts center, for artists who had to leave the Artists on the Bluff facility. more

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Hoover back to school 2018 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

Superintendent Kathy Murphy encouraged faculty to build on the vision of those who started the system. more



Photo from U.S. National Library of Medicine

Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease that can affect people of all ages but can be deadly for babies less than a year old. more


Inverness sewer meeting 7-31-18 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

Numerous residents said they see the need for sewer rates to rise, but some want the city to subsidize the sewer system with other city revenues. more


Inverness sewer plant McGraw

Photo by Jon Anderson

The City of Hoover tonight is holding a second public meeting to discuss potential rate increases and long-term needs for the city’s sewer system. more


Ron Dodson Aug 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

Dodson will become director of the Riverchase Career Connection Center on Oct. 1. more

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Here's what's in store for the 2018-19 Hoover Library Theatre season. more


Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce

Photos by Jon Anderson

The chamber is leaving The Centre at Riverchase to rent space in the office tower adjoining the Riverchase Galleria. more

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Hoover chamber 18 Freedom Award 1

Photo by Jon Anderson

Pate, the city's former executive director, was instrumental in the development of the Veterans Memorial Arbor at Aldridge Gardens and Veterans Memorial Plaza at Veterans Park off Valleydale Road. more

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Staples Medley

Photos courtesy of Jefferson County Jail

Authorities have charged a 33-year-old Fairfield man and 35-year-old Bessemer man with attempted murder, burglary, theft and receiving stolen property. more


Ben Bailey

Photo courtesy of Ben Bailey

Bailey, a six-time Emmy winner, is scheduled to perform at the Comedy Club Stardome. more


Monte D'Oro flooding 7-26-17

Photo courtesy of Eileen Lewis

Hoover property owners in Shelby County may see the stormwater fee increase as soon as fiscal 2019, but the fee increase won't impact Jefferson County until fiscal 2020. more


Three men used a truck and chain to rip an ATM out of the Walgreen's on Ross Bridge Parkway this morning. more


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