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


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



Photo by Jon Anderson.

Derrick Maddox suffered second-degree burns in connection with a fire at his restaurant on East McFarland Boulevard Tuesday night, the Tuscaloosa fire marshal said. more

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Hoover council 7-10-18

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The council also voted down a proposal to raise residential rental and lease taxes for apartments and rental homes. more

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The Black Jacket Symphony cropped

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See who else is coming to the Hoover Library Theatre between now and May. more

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The man reportedly was doing some excavation work on his property Monday night when his tractor apparently flipped on top of him, police said. more


PetSuites Resort map

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Some residents and planning commissioners say they're concerned about dog barking and odors so close to people's homes. more

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PetSuites Resort sketch

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The property owner wants to amend restrictions on building materials and building wall height and roof requirements. more

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Melissa Hadder

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Hadder has been an assistant principal at Spain Park High School. more


Hyatt Place Hoover

Photo by Jon Anderson

The latest proposal would charge hotel guests a $2 nightly room fee in Hoover instead of the $2.50 fee proposed last week. more



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Only a few people have been asked to serve more than one five-year term on the Hoover school board, and Green Valley resident Earl Cooper is one of them. more

High Schools

Some principals come across as intimidating to students, maintaining their distance and casting threatening glares. more

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For 20 years, Shades Mountain Elementary School has known only one principal, but Juli Feltham has finally reached the point where she’s ready to hand over the school keys to someone else. more

High Schools


Photo by Jon Anderson.

The 2018 Free Friday Flicks outdoor movie series continues at Veterans Park in July with the final three movies of the summer. more


Spain Park High School

Photo by Jon Anderson

The Hoover school system is shutting down its information technology and education academies for high school students due to declining interest, school officials say. more

High Schools


Photos by Jon Anderson.

A proposal for UAB Medical West to relocate its hospital from Bessemer to Hoover has some Hoover residents stirring. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Private school plants roots in Shades Mountain following failed move. more

Private Schools


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Mayor, council introduce separate proposals to raise revenue for city. more


Forehand Bivens

Photos courtesy of Jefferson County Jail

Police say the same two men robbed the BB&T Bank branch on Meadow Brook Road on both June 7 and June 27, plus a Regions Bank in Graysville on June 27. more


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