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Photo by Patty Bradley.

The best parts of Halloween are coming to Veterans Park, pulled behind tractors with Hoover city employees at the wheel. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:33 PM People


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Education was, in Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy’s mind, the issue that defined the 2016 Hoover municipal election. more

Oct 3, 2016 12:30 PM , People

Whispers from the Past

Photo by Sydney Cromwell

The Whispers from the Past event includes demonstrations of Native American dancing, flintknapping, basket making, fishing and lacrosse. more

Sep 28, 2016 4:45 PM News

Deep Dish Pizza

Sarah Finnegan

The menu will include classic Italian and Chicago style foods, such as meatball subs, Italian beef sandwiches, stuffed crust pizzas, baked ziti and other pastas, soups, salads and sides such as prosciutto-wrapped green beans. more

Sep 15, 2016 4:19 PM Restaurants


Arnold Finkelstein

The ceremony was conducted at Hoover Fire Station 2, on Patton Chapel Road. more

Sep 12, 2016 8:18 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Susan Baird.

Susan Baird is a Riverchase area resident and artist specializing in still life, landscape and interior oil paintings. The Hoover Sun recently sat down with Baird to talk about her art and why she enjoys it. more

Sep 1, 2016 3:05 PM People

Frank Brocato

Sam Chandler

See the full list of city council election results. more

Aug 24, 2016 2:57 AM News 1 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Ray Merrill.

Riverchase dentist finds escape to another world with caving. more

Jul 28, 2016 3:34 PM People


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Hoover teen skates toward success on ice. more

Jun 24, 2016 8:16 PM Sports

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Ross Bridge stylist, mother of 3 launching beauty-on-demand app. more

Jun 24, 2016 3:53 PM

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Sydney Cromwell

The convention is in its second year and featured costumes, panels, game rooms and an evening masquerade ball and cantina designed like the Mos Eisley Cantina in "Star Wars." more

Jun 13, 2016 6:36 PM People


Sydney Cromwell

Birmingham Islamic Society President Ashfaq Taufique said members of the community are welcome to join the Islamic Center for the evening meal and to observe their prayers. more

Jun 13, 2016 6:26 PM People 3 Comments

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The Magic City Con is relatively new on the Birmingham scene. The convention has decided to move to the Hyatt Regency in Hoover this month for its second year of games, costumes, comics, panels and more. more

May 31, 2016 5:34 PM People

Preserve Jazz Fest

Courtesy of Jason Henderson

The 2016 Preserve Jazz Fest will be Sept. 17 at 601 Preserve Way, with gates opening at 11 a.m. and music from 1 to 10 p.m. more

May 16, 2016 4:50 PM People

Kay Ivey

Photo provided by Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce

The luncheon will be at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel. more

May 12, 2016 5:32 PM Businesses


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

As Brad Bearden sat in jail for his second robbery arrest, the idea that he would become a successful, nationally recognized personal trainer would seem ridiculous to everyone who knew him. more

May 2, 2016 2:16 PM People 3 Comments

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Still shot from video by Regions Financial

After five years at Shoal Creek Golf and Country Club, the 2016 PGA Regions Tradition is coming to Greystone. more

Apr 29, 2016 4:20 PM People


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

There’s a lot more to a bonsai than your average houseplant. more

Apr 28, 2016 10:11 PM People


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Two Hoover families are raising awareness for a rare genetic disorder. more

Apr 28, 2016 10:06 PM People


Photo by Frank Couch.

When lunchtime rolls around on Tuesdays and Fridays, a few Hoover residents and workers forego a packed lunch in favor of a change of clothes and a pair of cleats. more

Apr 28, 2016 10:03 PM People

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