Photo courtesy of Holley Grainger.

In mid-2018, the team behind “Martha Bakes,” Martha Stewart’s show focused on educating viewers on various foods, was looking for someone to fill the episode all about pantry milks. Read more


Troy University Director of Athletics Jeremy McClain and the Troy University Sports Hall of Fame Committee recently announced the eighth induction class into the Troy University Sports Hall of Fame, with a special ceremony planned for April 13. Read more


Bumpus Middle School student Broc Metcalf won the Area Metro Championship for wrestling on Feb. 2. Read more


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Submitted by Prudential Financial

Jessica Bradley, 17, of Hoover is one of Alabama's top two 2019 youth volunteers and was honored by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism, in February. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Congressman Gary Palmer

Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) has awarded nominations to 30 students from Alabama’s Sixth Congressional District to attend the U.S. Service Academies. Read more


Alice in Wonderland

Images from Birmingham Children's Theatre

The theater plans to put on four shows at the mall as part of the Magic City Theatre Festival. Read more

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Riverchase Art Show

Layton Dudley

The 13th Annual Riverchase Loves Art took place on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Riverchase Country Club. Read more


Ivey's body was laid to rest at Southern Heritage Cemetery in Pelham. Read more

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Ivey died Monday, Jan. 21, at his home in Chilton County. Read more


Melanie Posey Scott West

Posey photo by Jon Anderson; West photo courtesy of Hoover Fire Department

Melanie Posey comes to the city of Hoover from the WBRC Fox 6 TV station, while Scott West has been with the Hoover Fire Department since 2003. Read more


Hutcheson and Reese are replacing two longtime board members, Eloise Martens and Sara Rast, both of whom stepped down after 36 and 13 years of service, respectively. Read more

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

About 50 artists are scheduled to be at the show, which is slated to run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read more



Photo courtesy of Bluff Park United Methodist Church.

Bargains on the Bluff, the church’s well-known biannual consignment sale, will offer clothes ranging from preemie sizes to juniors and will even feature a ladies shop, with clothes and jewelry for women. Read more



Photo courtesy of Dave Balius.

James Seay is the director of music and fine arts at Montgomery’s First United Methodist Church and artistic director/conductor of the Montgomery Chorale community choir. Read more



Photo courtesy of Hoover Service Club.

The Hoover Service Club has scheduled the 2019 Hearts in Harmony Gala for March 2 at the Hoover Country Club. Read more



Photos courtesy of Marjorie White.

The research for the book found a total of 57 crossings or “gaps” through Shades Creek’s 55.8 miles, spanning three counties. Read more



Photo by Kamp Fender.

They call it the Kitty Kat Haven & Rescue. It’s located on Marlboro Street at the end of the dead-end road, right next to the Alford Avenue Veterinary Hospital. Read more

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Photos by Kamp Fender.

The church’s plan, which has been successful, was to create bags of food to give to people in the community, Webster said. Read more


In early December, Eddie Aldridge’s celebration of life was held at Riverchase United Methodist Church, where people from all over the city honored him and what he contributed to the community. Read more

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Hoover Helps

Courtesy of Greg Bishop

Neighborhood Bridges is a technology-based system to connect local donors with families in need of clothes, food or household goods. Read more


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