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Photo by Karim Shamsi-Basha.

Steel City Emergency Vets, located at 1900 Hoover Court, has almost tripled its business for the projected second year compared to the first. Read more

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Dresden Statum, a Homewood High School graduate, is determined to be one of the few female sushi masters in the U.S. and has been preparing for several months. Read more


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Photo by Anne Dawson

All of Aldridge Gardens was strung with glowing lights on the night of June 8, as the 2019 Hydrangeas Under the Stars fundraiser took place. Read more


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Photo by Anne Dawson

Celebrate Hoover 2019 brought its usual crowd of thousands to Veterans Park in Hoover. Read more


Since the idea behind the community garden was formed in spring 2016, the program has been a hit, bringing in church members and also area residents wanting to develop a green thumb. Read more



Photo courtesy of Fred Ernst.

Every Wednesday until the end of May, the New Horizon Songbirds, the premier senior show choir in Hoover, will perform at retirement villages, assisted living facilities and nursing homes throughout Jefferson and Shelby counties. Read more



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Since 2015, Bib & Tucker Sew-Op in Crestwood has hosted a yearly March Quilts event where members of the community can come to a sewing session and make a square to be featured in the quilt. Read more



Photo courtesy of Russell Redford.

With the intent to make a footprint for the foundation in Alabama, the first Patriot Shootout of Alabama was born in 2017. Read more



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



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



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



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. Read more



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. Read 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. Read more


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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. Read more



Photo by Anne Dawson

Despite the last-minute re-scheduling, friends and families came together at Veterans Park on Oct. 24, dressed head to toe in costume, for the 2018 Hoover Hayride and Family Night. Read more



Photo courtesy of Shuanta Renae

In order to be considered by the Deja King Foundation, participants must write a 300-word essay explaining why they believe they should be a winner. Read more


In all, Starnes Publishing took home 94 awards across its seven papers — 280 Living, Hoover Sun, The Homewood Star, Vestavia Voice, Iron City Ink, Cahaba Sun and Village Living. Read more


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