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

Dec 31, 2015 9:44 AM Schools

Walt Maddox

Photo courtesy of Maddox for Governor campaign

Maddox is one of six Democrats seeking the governor's chair this year. more

Feb 21, 2018 5:02 PM People

Hoover High Spain Park HIgh

Photos by Jon Anderson

Parents are invited to meetings at Hoover and Spain Park high schools in early March. more

Feb 20, 2018 6:42 PM Schools 1 Comments


Photos by Jon Anderson.

Cross Creek Church congregation finds positives with move. more

Feb 20, 2018 5:49 PM People

EVENTS - Rhythm of the Dance 3.jpg

Photo courtesy of West Side Studio.

The National Dance Company of Ireland has performed its Rhythm of the Dance show for more than 7 million people in 36 countries since the show debuted in 1998, and in March it’s coming to Hoover. more

Feb 20, 2018 5:19 PM People

Greystone SRO

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

That will give Hoover a total of 11 full-time police officers and 17 part-time officers in the city's 16 schools. more

Feb 19, 2018 10:17 PM News 3 Comments

Bluff Park Community Center

Photo courtesy of Heather Skaggs

The public involvement meeting is set from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Shades Crest Baptist Church. more

Feb 19, 2018 1:13 PM News 5 Comments

Eric Hinson Stanley Densmore

Photos courtesy of Hoover Police Department

Birmingham police rescued the victims unharmed in a sting operation Saturday. more

Feb 18, 2018 12:31 AM News 1 Comments

Hoover 2017 Public Safety Officers of Year

Photos by Jon Anderson

Top police officer, firefighters helped rescue a man who was about to jump from a bridge onto Interstate 459 in an effort to kill himself. more

Feb 15, 2018 4:46 PM News

Paradigm show choir 2-9-18

Photo courtesy of Amy Tosney

Former board member Stephen Presley told the Hoover school board Tuesday night that it's past time Hoover has a sufficient place for students to perform. more

Feb 13, 2018 10:02 PM Schools 5 Comments

Sidewalk Brock's Gap Parkway

Photo by Jon Anderson

Most new developments in Hoover now will have to build sidewalks on both sides of the street and make them at least 5 feet wide instead of 4 feet wide. more

Feb 12, 2018 9:05 PM News 2 Comments

Najam used card dealership vicinity map

Map courtesy of city of Hoover

Najam LLC wants to put a luxury used car dealership across from the Walmart Supercenter off John Hawkins Parkway, behind Cadence Bank, IberiaBank and Zaxby's. more

Feb 12, 2018 8:14 PM Businesses

Preston Barker Moore

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

The Shelby County District Attorney's Office charged the 16-year-old boy as an adult with two counts of first-degree felony assault. more

Feb 8, 2018 6:07 PM News

Spain Park show choir Jan 2018

Photo courtesy of Jim Schaeffer

The event will include show choirs from each Hoover intermediate, middle and high school and performances from a cappella choirs and a barbershop quartet. more

Feb 8, 2018 5:37 PM Schools 2 Comments

Justin Edward Fink

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

Police say the 32-year-old man was stealing checks from business mailboxes throughout the metro area and altering the checks to make it appear they were written to him. more

Feb 7, 2018 4:07 PM News

Comp plan mtg 2-6-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

About 45 people showed up for the last of three initial public input meetings for the city's comprehensive plan. more

Feb 6, 2018 10:22 PM News 1 Comments

Southern Voices authors conference

Paula McLain photo courtesy of Nina Subin; Stephanie Powell Watts photo courtesy of Bob Watts; other photos courtesy of the authors or Hoover Public Library

The authors conference expanded to two venues in 2013. more

Feb 6, 2018 4:21 PM People

Marilyn Jones Charles Whatley

Photo by Jon Anderson

The council welcomed Marilyn Jones and Charles Whatley, two of the first black teachers in Hoover area schools. more

Feb 5, 2018 9:03 PM News 7 Comments

The Crossings at Hoover rendering

Rendering provided by city of Hoover.

The Crossings at Hoover, if approved by the state, will be built in the Riverchase office park along Parkway Lake Drive between U.S. 31 and Parkway Lake Drive. more

Feb 5, 2018 8:40 PM News 2 Comments

Hoover school board 2-2-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

The driver, Mark Pierce, had been employed with Hoover City Schools since September. more

Feb 2, 2018 3:07 PM Schools

Hoover school bus driver Mark Pierce

Pierce photo courtesy of Jefferson County Sheriff's Office; bus photo by Jon Anderson

"Thank God no children were on the bus at the time of the crash," Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. more

Feb 1, 2018 6:23 PM Schools

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