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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Some complain about green areas being torn down for new development in Hoover, but in addition to numerous small parks, the city also has several large tracts of land reserved for conservation and passive park usage. Read more

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Photos by Bobby Mathews.

The rise of women’s whiffle ball leagues in suburban Birmingham might seem a little unusual to outsiders. But at its heart, leagues like this one are about finding community. Read more

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2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown winners

Photo by Jon Anderson

This is the first year the two communities have battled for a championship. Read more

Sports

One was a 17-year-old freshman at Parker High School, and the other was a 15-year-old freshman from Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School. Read more

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A 1999 Toyota 4Runner plunged off Shades Mountain where Valley Street meets Shades Crest Road. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Laura Lewis.

Boy Scout Troop 21 in Bluff Park wants to help people clear out some of the clutter in their homes as they do spring cleaning this year. Read more

People

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Photos by Jon Anderson.

Shannon Styes always wanted to open her own business, and now she and her husband, Bart, have picked a spot in Bluff Park and are giving it a go. Read more

Businesses

Bluff Park rezoning map 2-11-19

Map courtesy of city of Hoover

Longtime Bluff Park resident Don Bennett wants to create a set of shops or a restaurant at the corner of Park Avenue and Valley Street. Read more

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Hoover comp plan hearing 1-10-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

Residents said they don't want a new road between Ross Bridge and Bluff Park, nor a road from Hoover High to Cahaba River Estates. Read more

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Ami Weems

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools

Weems has been in education 17 years, all at Deer Valley Elementary. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Bluff Park Witches Ride

Courtesy of Laura Powell

Women who participate can dress up and decorate their bikes as broomsticks, which they will ride through Bluff Park and toss candy to children lining the streets. Read more

People

2018 Bluff Park Art Show 1

Photo by Jon Anderson

Charles Pinckney of Athens, Georgia, was among 135 artists from 10 states at this year's show. Read more

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Hoover BZA 10-4-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

About 200 people filled the Hoover Municipal Center tonight, most against putting a group home in a single-family estate zone. Read more

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Staff photo.

Thirty-eight of the artists will be first-time exhibitors at Bluff Park, said Trish Hoover, vice president of the Bluff Park Art Association and a show organizer. Read more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell

Godzilla, the newest addition, was cut out of plywood and decorated with painted plastic ferns, pieces of aluminum pie tins and red sequins around the mouth. Read more

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Courtney Bentley Cunningham, who has been an associate dean at UAB, formerly worked as an education professor at Montevallo for eight years. Read more

People

Bluff Park Community Center

Photo courtesy of Heather Skaggs

The public involvement meeting is set from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Shades Crest Baptist Church. Read more

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Comp plan mtg 1-30-18 (6)

Photo by Jon Anderson

About 100 people showed up for the second of three public input meetings for the city's comprehensive plan. Read more

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Bluff Park Christmas parade 2016-20

Photo by Lexi Coon

At least 35 businesses, churches, community groups and individuals have registered to be in the parade, which will end with a celebration at Sweetspire Gardens. Read more

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Bluff Park fire engine

Photo by Jon Anderson

There wasn't enough money to get both, so the city will try to find grants to help purchase a new hazardous materials truck. Read more

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  • 2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown All-Star Game

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown All-Star Game

    The Bluff Park women's all-star wiffleball team (in light green) defeated the Ross Bridge women's all-stars (in pink and black) 24-23 in the 2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown All-Star Game at Hoover Sports Central in Hoover, Alabama, on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019.

  • 2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown All-Star Game

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown All-Star Game

    The Bluff Park women's all-star wiffleball team (in light green) defeated the Ross Bridge women's all-stars (in pink and black) 24-23 in the 2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown All-Star Game at Hoover Sports Central in Hoover, Alabama, on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019.

  • 2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown winners

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown winners

    The Bluff Park women's wiffleball all-stars, at left, beat the Ross Bridge women's all-stars in the 2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown all-star game on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. At right, the No. 1 team from Ross Bridge, the Pitchin' Fits, won the championship game against the No. 1 team from Bluff Park, the Salty Pitches.

  • 2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown All-Star Game

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown All-Star Game

    The Bluff Park women's all-star wiffleball team (in light green) defeated the Ross Bridge women's all-stars (in pink and black) 24-23 in the 2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown All-Star Game at Hoover Sports Central in Hoover, Alabama, on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019.

  • 2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown All-Star Game

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown All-Star Game

    The Bluff Park women's all-star wiffleball team (in light green) defeated the Ross Bridge women's all-stars (in pink and black) 24-23 in the 2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown All-Star Game at Hoover Sports Central in Hoover, Alabama, on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019.

  • 2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown All-Star Game

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown All-Star Game

    The Bluff Park women's all-star wiffleball team (in light green) defeated the Ross Bridge women's all-stars (in pink and black) 24-23 in the 2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown All-Star Game at Hoover Sports Central in Hoover, Alabama, on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019.

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