When students return for the fall semester, whether or not Sinnott has the title of "Alabama Teacher of the Year," he said he wants to be prepared to lead them in a world that has seen a lot of change in just a few months. Read more


Mike Shaw 2020

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Shaw said he wants to continue fostering Hoover's growth in the technology sector and help the city plan for and manage growth and revitalization efforts. Read more


Tour an open house this Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Read more



Photo by Ingrid Schnader.

His clinic uses a model that’s different from most other primary care services. Patients pay a monthly fee, just like a gym membership, and insurance is left out of the picture. Read more


Galleria shooting suspects

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The community rallied together to identify suspects in the mall shooting that killed an 8-year-old boy and injured three other people, Hoover Police Chief Nick Derzis said. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Kari Kampakis.

Her purpose in writing these books is to empower girls through faith and to empower moms to help their daughters. Read more


Stadium Trace Village entertainment dist map

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The proposed entertainment district would allow people to carry open containers with alcoholic beverages outside bars and restaurants within a defined area, something Hoover has not had before. Read more

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John Lyda 2020

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John Lyda said he wants to continue to be "one of the top conservative voices on that council." Read more



Photo courtesy The Market at Pepper Place.

Not even a once-in-a-century pandemic can slowdown one of Alabama’s largest farmer’s markets. Read more


2019 Hoover address 1

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Brocato said he has shown himself a proven leader in times of crisis, has kept promises he made when he first ran for mayor and has a great plan for Hoover's future. Read more


Montez Coleman

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Hoover police say 22-year-old Montez Moses Miracle Coleman got into an argument with a group of five other males and pulled a gun, starting a brief shootout. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Scores of police officers, sheriff's deputies and Alabama State Troopers descended on the mall, shut it down and were investigating. Read more



Photo by Erin Nelson.

At the pickup window, Ryan will sell her nutrient-dense salads, grain bowls, superfood snacks, breakfast bites, coffee and other drinks in a grab-and-go setting. Read more



Photo by Jimmy Mitchell.

The longtime and legendary Vestavia Hills High School football coach will hang up his whistle following the 2020 season, his 43rd as the head coach of the Rebels. Read more


Tour an open house this weekend from 2-4 p.m. Read more



Photo by Ingrid Schnader.

Once he boarded up his windows, he decided to cover up the “ugly plywood” with a mural in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Read more


Hoover police 2-1-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

The Hoover officer posted a photo of an armed protester in Atlanta as if he were in the crosshairs of a rifle scope. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson

Face coverings will be required in Jefferson County in most public indoor settings and some outdoor settings, starting at 5 p.m., Monday, June 29. Read more


The Hoover Sun took 14 first-place awards, nine second-place awards and four third-place awards in the 2020 Alabama Press Association's Media Awards. Read more


Concerts from the Car

Photo by Erin Nelson, Starnes Media

The Black Jacket Symphony performed the hit songs of Queen at Friday's Concerts from the Car series at the Hoover Met. Read more

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