Auburn Basketball

Photo by Sam Chandler

Former Spain Park High School standout Austin Wiley played his first local game since the 2016 state final four on Saturday in the Mike Slive Invitational at Legacy Arena. more

Sports

Steve Marshall

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Attorney General Steve Marshall said Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Carr has acknowledged potential perceived conflicts of interest. more

News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Darroch serves as the technology coach for Bluff Park, Deer Valley and Greystone elementary schools. more

Schools

Albert Ward III

Photo courtesy of Jefferson County Jail

Hoover police say it's the same man charged with robbery and assault at a Pinson convenience store Saturday. more

News

Hoover Basketball

Kyle Parmley

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. more

, Sports

The robbery occurred at the Citgo gas station at 3651 Lorna Road late Friday night, and police chased a suspect into an apartment complex and arrested him after a manhunt in the woods. more

News

Crump press conference 12-3-18 (5)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The group wants U.S. Attorney Jay Town to determine whether E.J. Bradford's civil rights were violated. more

News

These will be the first Alabama locations for both the Wisconsin-based retailer and Missouri-based tavern chain. more

Businesses

Meanwhile, attorney Ben Crump has continued criticizing authorities for not releasing video footage. more

News

One of the leaders of the protest said the security guards injured themselves. more

News

Hoover police say the carjacking is related to a vehicle theft in Birmingham, and the second stolen vehicle was spotted in the Atlanta area. more

News

Protest meeting 12-5-18

Photo from Facebook video

"It's time to go to jail. We're going to do some arrestable actions," leader Cara McClure said. more

News

Erron Brown

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The attorney for the Bessemer man accused of shooting an 18-year-old Birmingham man at the mall wants videos from both shootings that took place. more

News

Galleria shooting protest march 11-26-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

Police will not allow protests on school property and are monitoring protesters' activities to ensure public safety. more

News

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Photo courtesy of the Aldridge Gardens

The public is welcome to attend and pay respects for longtime Hoover resident Eddie Aldridge, who created the city's beloved Aldridge Gardens. more

News

Hoover annexation value 10-4-18

Image courtesy of city of Hoover

The public hearing on the proposed comprehensive plan now is set for 5 p.m. on Jan. 10. more

News

Hoover council 12-3-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

Other people upset about the shooting of a 21-year-old Hueytown man at the Riverchase Galleria by a police officer warned the protester not to put hands on the mayor. more

News

Crump press conference 12-3-18 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

"E.J. Bradford Jr. was shot three times from behind while he was running away," attorney Ben Crump said forensic evidence shows. more

News

The secretary of ALEA said it is imperative for information and videos to be kept confidential until the investigation is complete and a report sent to prosecutors. more

News

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Photo courtesy of Spain Park Lady Jags Bowling

Hoover and Spain Park's high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

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Kamp Fender

Jackson gave the eulogy Saturday at the funeral of 21-year-old Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr., who was shot and killed by a Hoover police officer Thanksgiving night more

News

Riverchase Galleria die-in 11-20-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

Protesters marched through the mall again and laid on the floor for 10 minutes near where Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. was shot and killed by a Hoover police officer on Thanksgiving night. more

News

Authorities charged 20-year-old Erron Martez Dequan Brown of Bessemer with attempted murder. more

News

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Kamp Fender

City leaders and pastors also issued a call for an end to hateful speech and racism and for people to pursue peace over division. more

News

City leaders offered condolences and prayers for the family, and the police chief apologized for incorrectly labeling Emantic "E.J." Bradford as the gunman in another shooting at the mall. more

News

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Photo courtesy of the City of Hoover.

City officials called for unity and healing in the community and prayers for the family of the 21-year-old man shot by a Hoover police officer on Thanksgiving night. more

News

shooting protest march 11-26-18 (2)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The protesters said they want justice for the 21-year-old Hueytown man shot to death by police inside the mall on Thanksgiving night. more

News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

"The loss of human life is a tragedy under any circumstances," a statement from city officials said. more

News

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Kyle Parmley

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

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Kamp Fender

Hoover High School fell to Thompson on Friday night in the Class 7A semifinals. more

Hoover

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

That means at least one gunman responsible for shooting an 18-year-old Birmingham man and 12-year-old girl is still at large, police said. more

News

Questions arise about whether he was the man who shot an 18-year-old at the mall or was mistaken for the shooter because he had a gun. more

News

It is routine for an officer involved in a shooting to be put on administrative leave during the investigation. more

News

2016 Beauty Awards Riverchase Galleria

Photo courtesy of Hoover Beautification Board

A Hoover police officer shot and killed a man who shot an 18-year-old man. A 12-year-old girl also was struck by a bullet. more

News

Benton Nissan 11-20-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

The owner of Benton Nissan did talk with Irondale officials about a potential move but now plans to stay and expand in Hoover. more

Businesses

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Kamp Fender

Here's a look at some of the local high school football playoff games this week. more

Hoover

Benton Nissan

Photo by Jon Anderson

The company sought a tax abatement to improve its Hoover dealership, but the mayor says other dealerships made improvements without incentives. more

Businesses

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Kamp Fender

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

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Kamp Fender

Hoover High School knocked off visiting Mountain Brook in the Class 7A second round on Friday night. more

Hoover

Kathy Murphy 11-15-18 (2)

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

The new Riverchase Career Connection Center will help fulfill that mission, Superintendent Kathy Murphy told the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. more

Schools

Bluff Park UMC

Erica Techo

The joint service for four churches and the public will be at Bluff Park United Methodist Church. more

News

Jason Gaston 11-13-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

Jason Gaston has been the media and public relations coordinator for Hoover City Schools since September 2007. more

Schools

Hoover school board 9-13-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

The board also discussed classroom additions at two schools and approved a pay raise for classified employees. more

Schools

The public event is being organized by the Greater Birmingham Fellowship of Christian Athletes. more

People

2018 Hoover Football

Photo by Barry Stephenson

Here's a look at some of the local high school football playoff games this week. more

Hoover

2018 Hoover Football

Photo by Barry Stephenson

Hoover and Spain Park's high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

2018 Hoover Football

Photo by Barry Stephenson

The Hoover High School football team overcame a halftime deficit to defeat Bob Jones, 26-18, in the first round of the Class 7A state playoffs. more

Hoover

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The guest speaker was Medal of Honor recipient and retired Army Command Sgt. Major Bennie Adkins of Opelika. more

News

While new faces will come to the sheriff's department and district attorney offices in Jefferson County, all incumbent Hoover state legislators kept their seat. more

News

Hoover Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Here's a look at some of the local high school football games this week, as the playoffs begin. more

Hoover

PetSuites Resort sketch

Image provided by city of Hoover

Council members said they were attuned to residents' concerns about barking dogs, pet waste and the potential for declines in property values. more

News

Montgomery, who has been an assistant under Hulin for 7 1/2 years, will take over when Hulin retires at the end of December. more

High Schools

Hoover Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Hoover and Spain Park's fall sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

Tune in on Nov. 8 to see Hoover freshman Rotimi Kukoyi compete in the Jeopardy! Teen Tournament for a $100,000 prize. more

People

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Photo by Jon Anderson

About 250 people attended a celebration at the Hoover Public Library Sunday afternoon. more

News

Hoover Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

The Hoover High School football team fell to IMG Academy 48-7 in Friday's regular season finale. more

Hoover

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Kamp Fender

Once a month at the Hoover Public Library, UAB Physical Therapist Cathy Carver coordinates an event exposing able-bodied children in the Hoover community to disabled adults. more

People

SPHS vs Shades Valley Football 2018

Sarah Finnegan

Spain Park High School's football team wrapped up its season with a big win over Shades Valley on Thursday. more

Spain Park

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Kamp Fender

Hoover High School's volleyball season came to an end on Wednesday. more

Hoover

Hoover climbing center 10-31-18 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The indoor climbing center features 15 colorful climbing stations with 19 auto belays and most of the climbing stations stretching 26 feet tall. more

News

Police say the boy took at least five guns and was found by Vestavia Hills police three hours later hiding in a used car lot. more

News

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Photo courtesy of Hoover Public Library

Founding member Eloise Martens and board member Sara Rast both are stepping off the board when their terms end Dec. 1. more

People

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The free class is being offered at the Hoover Public Library on Tuesday, Oct. 30. more

News

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Photo by Anne Dawson

Dogs of all shapes and sizes strutted around the Discovery United Methodist Church parking lot on Saturday, Oct. 27. more

People

Hoover and Mountain Brook Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Here's a look at some of the local high school football games this week. more

Sports

Hoover vs. Spain Park Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

Hoover and Spain Park's high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (30)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The crowd this year was about twice as big as last year, when 880 people came, children's coordinator Jeremy Davis said. more

People

Hoover and Mountain Brook Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Hoover won the game and the region with its 31-7 victory over Mountain Brook on Friday night. more

Hoover

Spain Park vs Tuscaloosa County

Layton Dudley

The Spain Park High School football team earned a 42-21 win over Tuscaloosa County on Friday night. more

Spain Park

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Photos by Jon Anderson.

Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato tried to lure the hospital to Hoover, but some council members opposed a proposed $20 million incentive package. more

News

Ami Weems

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools

Weems has been in education 17 years, all at Deer Valley Elementary. more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Photo Courtesy of the Rocky Ridge Fire Department.

One person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, Fire Chief Mike Bartlett said. more

News

Hoover strategic development 10-4-18

Image courtesy of city of Hoover

The proposed comprehensive plan now will be presented on Oct. 30 and Nov. 7, with a public hearing on Dec. 6. more

News

Hoover police insignia

Photo by Jon Anderson

Hoover police say the boy shot 23-year-old Darryl Lavon Seay in the neck during a drug transaction in the parking lot of a Hoover apartment complex. more

News

Bryan Stevenson

Photo courtesy of Equal Justice Initiative

In addition to Bryan Stevenson, other authors scheduled to speak include Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg and New York Times bestselling author Melanie Benjamin. more

People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Hoover Sun has worked with Birmingham Watch and the Alabama Initiative for Independent Journalism to compile the following list of candidates on the ballot in your area. more

News

The 2018 Hoover Hayride and Family Night will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24. more

News

The shooting was reported at The Park at Hoover apartment complex at 4:49 p.m. more

News

Regions Bank robbery suspect 10-22-18

Bank surveillance photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

The man took an undetermined amount of cash at 11:18 a.m. Monday morning. more

News

Hoover Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Here's a look at some of the local high school football games this week. more

Sports

Hoover vs. Oak Mountain Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

Hoover and Spain Park's high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

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Photo by Elizabeth Ellaby

Brocato has been working for 18 months to steer the UAB Health System-affiliated Medical West hospital to Hoover from its earlier plan to move off I-459 in McCalla. more

News

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Jimmy Mitchell

Spain Park snapped a six-game losing streak with a shutout win over Oak Mountain on Friday. more

Spain Park

Vestavia Hils High School

Photos by Barry Stephenson

The Hoover High School football team beat rival Vestavia Hills 31-14 on Friday to secure a spot in the Class 7A state playoffs. more

Hoover

Galleria concept plan 10-4-18

Image courtesy of city of Hoover

Two more public presentations are scheduled for Oct. 30 and Nov. 7, and a public hearing is set for Dec. 6. more

News

John Archibald

Photo by Jon Anderson

The columnist for the Alabama Media Group spoke to the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce at its Oct. 18 luncheon. more

News

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Rendering courtesy of city of Hoover

The meeting is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the banquet room at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

Businesses

Hurricane Michael

Image courtesy of National Weather Service

Relief supplies are being collected at all Hoover fire stations. more

News

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Photo by Todd Lester

Fifteen high school marching bands are expected to participate in Hoover High School’s 2018 Invitational Marching Festival on Oct. 20 at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

High Schools

SPHS vs Hoover football 2018

Sarah Finnegan

Here's a look at some of the local high school football games this week. more

Sports

Vapeology 1

Photo by Jon Anderson

The council voted 4-3 in favor of the moratorium until city leaders can take a thorough review of their zoning regulations. more

Businesses

SPHS vs Hoover football 2018

Sarah Finnegan

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

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Sarah Finnegan

Hoover knocked off Spain Park on Friday night. more

Sports

An estimated 400 or more people showed up to sample food and beverages from Hoover restaurants, caterers and other food and beverage providers. more

News

Hoover RV Park May 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

People must show proof of residence in areas affected by the hurricane. more

News

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Sarah Finnegan

Here's a look at some of the local high school football games this week. more

Sports

The Preserve town center rough sketch 10-8-18

Map provided by city of Hoover

The commission also is recommending the City Council approve a 15,000-square-foot shopping center at the corner of Alabama 119 and Doug Baker Boulevard. more

News

John Wilbanks Jr.

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

Police said John Wilbanks Jr. was charged with having deviant sexual intercourse with a female family member under the age of 12. more

News

Rashad Almuradi

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

A 25-year-old female customer said a male clerk groped her, but someone answering the phone at the shop this morning said the accusation is not true. more

News

Spain Park Girls Basketball VS McGill Toolen State Championship

Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Sarah Ashlee Barker announced her commitment to the University of Georgia on Monday morning. more

Spain Park

Spain Park vs. Vestavia Hills Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

Hoover and Spain Park's high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

2018 Bluff Park Art Show 1

Photo by Jon Anderson

Charles Pinckney of Athens, Georgia, was among 135 artists from 10 states at this year's show. more

News

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Sarah Finnegan

The Hoover High School football team notched a 35-7 victory over Tuscaloosa County on Friday night. more

Hoover

Spain Park Football

Photo by Frank Couch

The Spain Park High School football team lost to Thompson 35-7 on Friday night. more

Spain Park

Hoover BZA 10-4-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

About 200 people filled the Hoover Municipal Center tonight, most against putting a group home in a single-family estate zone. more

News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The complex is seeking people to help with game day operations, facility operations, parking, security, guest services, ticketing, concessions and the new climbing wall at the Finley Center. more

News

Terry Lamar 10-2-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

Lamar on Tuesday night was named the Hoover school district's director of equity and educational initiatives. more

Schools

Hoover school board 10-2-18 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

A school system committee has recommended raises for secretaries, registrars, bookkeepers, custodians, bus drivers, child nutrition workers and maintenance workers. more

Schools

Hoover land use

Map courtesy of city of Hoover

The public presentation is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Hoover Municipal Center. more

News

Inverness library book drop 1

Photo by Jon Anderson

The Hoover City Council has budgeted $45,000 to add at least three more book drops in other parts of Hoover. more

News

Where's The Chair Wednesdays

Courtesy of American Cancer Society

Where's the Chair Wednesdays is a new campaign by the American Cancer Society. more

People

Medical West 6-7-18 (5)

Photo by Jon Anderson

Medical West is looking to spend $412 million to build a new 220-bed hospital in the Interstate 459 corridor. The question is where. more

Businesses

Hoover vs. Oak Mountain Football

Photo by Kamp Fender

Here's a look at the local high school football games this week. more

Sports

Star Lake 7-18-17 (3)

Photo by Jon Anderson

With revenue concerns resolved, city leaders are ready to move forward with a scaled-back upgrade within budget parameters. more

News

Hoover vs. Oak Mountain Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

Hoover and Spain Park's high school sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

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