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Spain Park Softball

Photo by Kyle Parmley.

Last spring, the Spain Park High School softball team advanced to the Class 7A state tournament for the fourth straight year. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Brian Williams/Chip Shots Photography.

The Folds of Honor Foundation will hold its fourth annual Patriot Shootout of Alabama golf tournament and dinner at Greystone Golf and Country Club on March 29-30. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Lloyd Beard.

This year’s Taste of Teal gala is set for Saturday, March 7, and will include a seated dinner and drinks, live and silent auctions and casino games. It is the foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Rebecca Hassee.

Shoal Creek’s Claire Larkin recently found what she believes is the largest oak leaf ever documented in the world. Read more

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The idea behind the foundation is to raise larger amounts of money for capital projects through donations. The foundation also will be a good way for people to include the library as a beneficiary of their estate upon their death. Read more

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Tim Westhoven, the city’s chief operations officer, has taken a job with the Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood architectural and engineering firm in Huntsville, after 18 years of service to the city of Hoover. Read more

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National Signing Day

Photo by Erin Nelson.

In 2019, Hoover had just 27 robberies, representing a 21% decrease from 2018 and the lowest number of robberies in the city for at least 20 years, according to Hoover and FBI statistics. Read more

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Heritage Christian Academy new location

Photo by Erin Nelson.

The congregation at Grace Life was very impressed by Heritage Christian’s mission, passion, and quality of Christian education it would bring to the McCalla community, Frederick said. Read more

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

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Hoover City Council 2-17-20

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The council plans to budget the other $1 million in start-up costs for a future year. Annual maintenance fees eventually will cost $546,000 per year. Read more

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Items available include quality clothing in sizes from newborns to teenagers, shoes, toys, books, strollers, baby furniture and more. Read more

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Two marketplaces in the Vestavia Hills area will allow families to shop for children’s clothes and other items in February. Read more

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Becky White 2-10-20

Photo by Jon Anderson

Becky White, a resident of the Trace Crossings community, has replaced Sammy Harris on the zoning board. Read more

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New devt next to Greystone Jan 2020

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Now, the developer must decide whether to submit a different plan or seek to build the subdivision in unincorporated Shelby County. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The mayors met in Hoover over the weekend and discussed bail for violent criminals, release of police body camera footage, internet sales tax distributions and local control of rights of way. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Rodney Long was hired as Hoover’s city engineer in 1999 after serving 16 years in the private sector and seven years with Jefferson County. He retired from Hoover at the end of 2019. Read more

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Festival of Sacred Music 2019

Photo courtesy of Alan Matthews.

People who love old church anthems have a chance to hear and experience them at the 12th annual Over the Mountain Festival of Sacred Music in Riverchase on Feb. 9. Read more

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