Sydney Cromwell

The BWWB brought several members of its staff to address questions in the general meeting and one-on-one afterward. more

Mar 16, 2018 2:32 AM News


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Signs of Frank Spain’s philanthropy can be seen around Birmingham, from UAB’s Spain Rehabilitation Center to Spain Park High School. more

Feb 20, 2018 5:46 PM People 1 Comments


Photo courtesy of Homewood Public Library.

Authors and illustrators of children’s books, whether published or still aspiring to be, are invited to attend the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators regional chapter’s annual conference this month. more

Feb 20, 2018 5:11 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Jay Ernst.

Jay Ernst was cut off from many of the things he loved in life in 2017 as his kidney function declined. more

Feb 20, 2018 4:32 PM People

Maggie Ballard

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One of her most recent projects was “Get Out,” a thriller where Ballard worked as second assistant director. “Get Out” is nominated for four Academy Awards – Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor. more

Jan 25, 2018 5:19 PM People 5 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Ashley McGuire.

Not many teenagers can say they’ve trotted the globe while still in high school. But Ashley McGuire has stamps from 23 countries in her passport — and counting. more

Jan 23, 2018 9:20 PM People


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Hoover schools launch anti-bullying initiative to coincide with Pink Shirt Day, Be Kind Week. more

Jan 23, 2018 8:42 PM Schools


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

When Hoover High students find out that math teachers John and Debbie Henley are married, sometimes they have questions. more

Jan 23, 2018 8:13 PM People 1 Comments

Ashley Huffstutler Balloons

Sarah Finnegan

The surprise happened Saturday morning, the day after Huffstutler's final cancer treatment. more

Jan 13, 2018 6:07 PM News 2 Comments

Bob Finley

Painting by Daniel Moore

Nominations are open through Feb. 1. more

Jan 12, 2018 6:35 PM Schools

Nia Mya Reese gained national attention with her first book, “How to Deal with and Care for Your Annoying Little Brother.” more

Dec 29, 2017 5:28 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Courtesy of Altera Development

This will be the second Hoover location of the family-owned market and cafe. more

Dec 14, 2017 9:27 PM Businesses

Cici's Riverchase

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The Riverchase location of the pizza buffet chain Cicis opened Nov. 30. more

Dec 1, 2017 1:31 AM Restaurants 2 Comments

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Lake Cyrus resident Britten Blackburn is getting ready to open a one-of-a-kind entertainment center for kids and adults. more

Nov 20, 2017 5:53 PM Businesses 2 Comments

For the 10th year, Bluff Park Baptist Church will show off the best Christmas displays in the neighborhood with its annual Lights on the Bluff event. more

Nov 20, 2017 4:57 PM People


Photo courtesy of Aldridge Gardens.

Pick up materials for wreaths, garlands and more just in time for Christmas at Aldridge Gardens’ annual Holiday Greenery Sale. more

Nov 20, 2017 4:51 PM People


Photo courtesy of Pete Rouillard.

Golfers at Robert Trent Jones courses statewide will participate in the Bring Your Old Buddy (BYOB) Scramble on Dec. 3. more

Nov 20, 2017 4:38 PM People


Staff photo.

Santa Claus will have a new ride when he visits Hoover’s neighborhoods this year: one of the Hoover Fire Department’s big red engines. more

Nov 20, 2017 4:28 PM People

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The students were chosen out of a nationwide pool to be part of the 185-member marching band and 40-member color guard and dance troupe, which will perform in the famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. more

Nov 20, 2017 4:11 PM Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Councilman Curt Posey said he hopes to have the arts board established by the end of the year. more

Oct 30, 2017 6:21 PM News 3 Comments

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