Veterans Park

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Shay Allen

Paws for the Cause is an annual 5K and fun run that supports the Shelby Humane Society. more

Oct 9, 2016 8:41 PM People


Photo courtesy of Shelley Barrett Photography.

Veterans Park will once again play host to Alabama’s NF Walk Oct. 16. The 3-mile walk raises money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation, an organization that supports research to cure neurofibromatosis. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:37 PM People

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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 courtesy of Forget Me Not Photography.

The Shelby Humane Society in Columbiana takes in more than 5,000 unwanted pets each year — many of them lost, neglected or abused — but it takes a lot of money to care for these animals. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:38 PM People

The annual FARE Walk for Food Allergy will be at Veterans Park on Oct. 23 with check-in and other activities beginning at 1:30 p.m. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:36 PM Businesses

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Photos courtesy of Bob Gower.

Sand volleyball group drawing players from across the Southeast more

Sep 1, 2016 2:44 PM People

The Hoover Beautification Board recently held a luncheon to commend businesses and non-residential properties for the most beautiful landscaping. This program is held every two years. more

Aug 31, 2016 3:00 PM Mayor's Minute

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Photo courtesy of GBAC.

The third annual Aubie 5K and 1-mile fun run is set for June 25. Hosted by the Greater Birmingham Auburn Club, this will be the second year the event is held in memory of former Hoover High School track coach Meredith Maddox. more

May 31, 2016 5:19 PM People


Photo by Ron Burkett.

The Free Friday Flicks summer outdoor movie series kicks off June 3 with Disney animated film “Inside Out” and will continue with seven other films scheduled on Friday nights throughout the summer through July 29. more

May 31, 2016 5:14 PM People


Courtesy Brian May/ Facebook

Police have spoken with the citizen who posted the photo and are working to identify the officer, according to a release. more

May 20, 2016 3:19 PM News

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Photo by Ron Burkett

The day included a variety of activities, including live entertainment, a car show, inflatables, pony rides, face painting, a petting zoo, carnival rides and games. more

Apr 30, 2016 9:07 PM News


Staff photo.

The 2016 Celebrate Hoover Day at Veterans Park is set for Saturday, April 30. more

Mar 24, 2016 6:06 PM People


Photo courtesy of USA Track & Field.

For the first time in six years, the USA Track & Field National Junior Olympics Cross Country Championships will return to Veterans Park in Hoover. more

Dec 30, 2015 11:06 PM News

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Photo by Patty Bradley

An estimated 10,000 people showed up for the seventh annual Hoover Hayride and Family Night, organizers said. more

Oct 29, 2015 10:14 PM News

Tommy McDonough

Sam Chandler

The Hoover High cross country teams finished second at Thursday's Hoover Invitational. more

Oct 23, 2015 9:45 PM Sports

2014 Alabama NF Walk

Still shot from Children's Tumor Foundation video

The event is designed to help fund research to help battle neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that disturbs cell growth and causes tumors in a person's nervous system. more

Oct 14, 2015 10:41 PM News

Paws for the Cause 5K and One-Mile Run

Photo courtesy of Inga Clum.

The seventh annual event is a fundraiser for the Shelby Humane Society. more

Oct 14, 2015 9:06 PM News

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A crowd of around 100 ran in the Third Annual 5K/10K Ruck Challenge hosted by National Veteran's Day. more

Oct 11, 2015 11:07 PM News

Aldridge Gardens Veterans Arbor

Photo by Roy L. Williams.

Construction on the Veterans Memorial Arbor will begin by early August and the project slated to be dedicated on Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2015. more

Aug 27, 2015 9:08 PM People

Free Friday Flicks

Ron Burkett

On June 5, families from Hoover and the Birmingham area came to Veteran's Park for the Friday Night Flicks. more

Jun 7, 2015 12:00 AM News

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