Photo by Frank Couch.

Couple open jazz supper club in former Piccadilly Restaurant. more

Jul 28, 2016 3:44 PM Businesses 5 Comments

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Photo by Ron Burkett.

Since they began last year, the ranks of the Hoover City Dad Brigade have swelled to the point that more than 600 volunteers are expected to take part in this year’s cleanup project. more

May 31, 2016 6:23 PM People

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Photo courtesy of David Grissom.

An unchanged look for more than two decades was no laughing matter to Stardome Comedy Club owner Bruce Ayers. So he decided it was time for some major improvements, to the tune of more than $500,000. more

May 26, 2016 8:51 PM Businesses


Photo by Frank Couch.

Two longtime Ross Bridge residents said they’d felt that one of the few things their community lacked was an eatery providing a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. So they decided to do something about it. more

Apr 28, 2016 9:59 PM Businesses 2 Comments


Photo by Marienne Thomas Ogle.

​From gear to garb, patrons of Academy Sports + Outdoors will see a marked increase in brands and merchandise by late summer. more

Apr 28, 2016 8:59 PM Businesses

Bamman will replace Derrick Murphy, whose five-year term expires at the end of May. more

Apr 18, 2016 9:52 PM News 1 Comments


Photo by Janet Taylor.

Bradley Johnson may no longer walk the fairways, but for the last 10 years numerous young players have followed his path, taking part in the golf tournament that bears his name. more

Mar 24, 2016 3:35 PM People


Photos courtesy of Ainslie McLean.

Ainslie McLean had been an athlete all her life. But after the birth of her second child, she began experiencing severe back and hip pain, the source of which doctors could not pinpoint. more

Mar 24, 2016 3:21 PM Businesses

Hoover Municipal Center renovation 2016

Photo by Marienne Thomas-Ogle

The renovation project, which also includes security and fire alarm system upgrades and new conference and training areas, is expected to cost $4 million, city officials say. more

Mar 13, 2016 7:27 PM News

Ford's Foot Performance

Photo by Marienne Thomas Ogle.

David and Sandra Ford’s partnership — in both marriage and business — has spanned nearly 30 years. more

Dec 28, 2015 5:04 PM Businesses

Jim Langley

Photo courtesy of Jim Langley.

At age 65, Jim Langley finds himself with a new career of creativity—one of writer, storyteller and artist. more

Nov 25, 2015 2:46 PM People 1 Comments

Riverchase Community Choir

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The only requirement for becoming a member of the Riverchase Community Choir is the enjoyment of gospel music, said Director Andy Cooley of Bessemer. more

Nov 24, 2015 11:18 PM People

Bob Beaty

Photos by Marienne Thomas Ogle.

Model railroading enthusiasts unite as the Wrecking Crew, a Birmingham model train club. more

Oct 27, 2015 3:55 PM People

Whispers From the Past returns to Aldridge Gardens on Oct. 11. more

Sep 23, 2015 3:04 PM

Living for a century or more is quite a feat. Two Hoover residents recently celebrated milestone birthdays – 100 and 103 years old, to be exact. Learn more about their lives and what they credit for their longevity. more

Aug 27, 2015 9:07 PM , People

When Dina and Alan Long knew in their hearts they wanted to expand their family of four through adoption, they turned to Lifeline Children’s Services and its branch, (un)adopted, for advice. more

Jul 27, 2015 4:06 PM People

Hoover Senior Center

Photo courtesy of Hoover Senior Center.

​Members of The City of Hoover’s Senior Center will get a jump on Independence Day with the facility’s own July 4th celebration. more

Jun 22, 2015 3:40 PM People

​Area residents will have a chance to get up close and personal with those charged with the city’s safety at Hoover National Night Out tonight. more

Jun 22, 2015 3:34 PM People

Iron City Chef

Photo by Ron Burkett.

​As part of the 2015 Iron City Chef challenge, one Hoover firefighter will temporarily trade his firefighting gear for an apron and a chef’s hat. more

Jun 22, 2015 3:29 PM People

It’s an icky, yucky adventure into nature and, for the first time, Gross Out Camp is coming to the Hoover area. more

Jun 22, 2015 3:21 PM People

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