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The Eighth Annual ROAR James Bond Gala, “For Your Cure Only,” is going to be held on Saturday, Feb. 23 at The Club. more

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Photo courtesy of William Hart, Hoover Metro Kiwanis

The Hoover Metro Kiwanis donated $5,000 to Restoration Academy in Fairfield on Dec. 7. more

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A group of Hoover runners called Team Hoover Ho Ho’s participated in the Jingle Bell Run for the Arthritis Foundation on Dec. 8 at Railroad Park. more

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Photo courtesy of Shehzan Maredia

The student-led CleanHoover Initiative, which organizes environmental cleanup and awareness events, is joining more schools and local organizations to keep Hoover litter-free. more

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Jordan Watkins, a 2015 Hoover High School graduate, was part of the University of Alabama’s homecoming court in October 2018. more

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The local chapter of Modern Woodmen of America recently donated $2,500 to match funds raised for a new concession stand, which will further promote community involvement at the local ball parks in Mt. Olive. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Since being forced out of the old Bluff Park Elementary School earlier this year, the Hoover Historical Society has found a temporary home at the Hoover Public Safety Center. more

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While trekking through Europe in June and July, Hoover native Evan Franklin was a true man of the elements: hiking, cooking his food over a fire and sleeping in a tent. more

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

Local author and Ross Bridge resident Joyce E. Brooks started out writing inspirational books for adults, then moved on to writing for teens, and now she’s made the switch to her youngest audience yet. more

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Betty Bridges shares her passion for the accordion with students of all ages. more

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Photo courtesy of Alabama Wildlife Center.

For those who might not think that birds and baked goods go together, you might want to think again. more

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The Bluff Park Christmas Parade returns for a third year Dec. 1, and this year the parade has a new route. more

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Photo courtesy of Church on the Bluff.

Each December, the Church on the Bluff holds Lights on the Bluff as a way to bring the community together in the spirit of the season. more

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Santa Claus plans to make his usual Christmas Eve scouting run through Hoover on city fire trucks on Dec. 24. more

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This year’s pickup of live Christmas trees will look a little different after the holidays. more

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Photo courtesy of Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa.

Thirteen years ago, a Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail employee started a golf tournament at the Oxmoor Valley location. more

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Photo courtesy of Hoover Public Library.

The Hoover Public Library staff for the fourth year in a row will present a Christmas holiday musical for young children. more

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The Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra is scheduled to perform Christmas concerts again this year at the Riverchase Galleria on Dec. 2. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

This dish is prepared in one skillet and can be ready in just about 30 minutes, leaving you with less time spent in the kitchen cooking and cleaning and plenty of time for opening presents. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

When the Hoover school system shut down the Artists on the Bluff facility in Bluff Park toward the end of last year, many artists who were renting space there scurried to find a place to go. more

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