The annual back-to-school sales tax holiday for Alabama is moving to July for the first time. more

Jun 26, 2017 5:06 PM People


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Carol Riney, owner of Bella’s Bridal and Formal, has had to master the art of being in two places at once. more

Jan 30, 2017 7:10 PM Businesses

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Photo courtesy of the Junior League of Birmingham.

For the 11th consecutive year, the Junior League of Birmingham (JLB) will hold its Shop Save & Share fundraiser in late October. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:44 PM People

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Hoover Police Department

Additional officers will be on duty from Thanksgiving Day through the end of the year. more

Nov 24, 2015 2:34 PM News


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The grand opening celebration starts Saturday, Sept. 26 at 9 a.m., and the first 50 shoppers will receive a $10 Kirkland’s gift card. more

Sep 18, 2015 8:03 PM Businesses

The 66-acre shopping center next to the Riverchase Galleria was 95 percent leased at the time of the sale. more

Sep 15, 2015 10:28 PM Businesses

Chace Landing

Photo by Chris Luker. Courtesy of Shannon Walchack.

The Urban Barn is opening a second location at the Chace Landing shopping center off of U.S. 31. more

Aug 14, 2015 7:45 PM Businesses 2 Comments

Three stores are opening at Riverchase Galleria this weekend, and more construction and updates are underway. more

Aug 5, 2015 7:36 PM News


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The 50,000 square foot Field & Stream store in Patton Creek shopping center is now open and celebrating with grand opening events. more

Aug 5, 2015 2:44 PM Businesses

Back to school fashion

Photo by Jordan Hays.

Keep up with the latest styles before heading back to school. more

Aug 3, 2015 4:06 PM People

Alabama’s annual Back-to-School tax-free weekend will take place from 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 7 to midnight on Sunday, Aug. 9. Mountain Brook, Hoover, Vestavia, Homewood and Shelby County will be participating in the tax exemption. more

Jul 27, 2015 2:18 PM People

The Shelby County Mom’s Guide is organizing a “pop-up market” at Riverchase Galleria June 13-14. more

May 22, 2015 2:22 PM People

Molly Green

Photo courtesy of Angela Jacks.

Molly Green, a clothing boutique at Riverchase Galleria, will be relocating to the mall’s former White House Black Market location. more

Feb 17, 2015 5:27 PM Businesses

Construction on The Crossings of Hoover is expected to be completed this month. Stores are scheduled to open by spring. more

Dec 29, 2014 6:00 PM News

Inspiration looks this season are right at your fingertips with The Hoover Sun’s fashion guide. more

Nov 25, 2014 3:12 PM People

Growing Tree

Photo by Katie Turpen.

There is a saying that finding your passion will lead you to your purpose. For Molly Knight, her passion for consignment has helped fill a niche in the Hoover community. more

Sep 22, 2014 9:32 PM Businesses 1 Comments

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Photo by Katie Turpen.

For Lou Lou’s Owner Mary Lou Kunka and Store Manager Jessica Zillman, work is actually closer to play. Walking into their boutique in the Patton Creek shopping center feels like attending a fashion party with several close friends. more

Jul 28, 2014 9:03 PM People

0714 back to school fashion

Photo courtesy of Silver Lining.

Hoover’s own clothing boutiques The Pink Tulip at 180 Main St., Suite 212, and Silver Lining Consignment Boutique at 2341 John Hawkins Parkway are here to make your wardrobe school-ready, even if you aren’t. more

Jul 28, 2014 8:48 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools

Alabama’s Back-to-School tax-free weekend will be held this weekend at retail stores throughout the state. It will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 1 and end on Aug. 3 at midnight. more

Jun 26, 2014 8:58 PM News

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