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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

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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

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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

Witches Ride

Erica Techo

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

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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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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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Artists on the Bluff 2016-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

The Artists on the Bluff group will, however, have to pay utility costs from Sept. 1 to Dec. 31 and make sure the building meets approval of the city fire marshal. Read more

Schools

Artists on the Bluff 2016-2

Photo by Jon Anderson

Neither the Hoover school board nor the Hoover City Council seems willing to invest the $1 million to $4 million to bring the nearly 100-year-old building up to code. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The rumors have been flying ever since a “sold” sign went up outside the house in Bluff Park just behind On a Shoestring. Read more

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  • High Country 5K 2019 (2)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    High Country 5K 2019 (2)

    About 250 people participated in the 2019 High Country 5K at Shades Crest Baptist Church in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, April 6, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    High Country 5K 2019 (8)

    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato poses for a photo with his dog just before the start of the 2019 High Country 5K at Shades Crest Baptist Church in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, April 6, 2019.

  • High Country 5K 2019 (7)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    High Country 5K 2019 (7)

    Lydia Specht grabs an orange slice just prior to the start of the 2019 High Country 5K at Shades Crest Baptist Church in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, April 6, 2019.

  • High Country 5K 2019 (4)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    High Country 5K 2019 (4)

    Hoover High School student Addie Knight stretches prior to the 2019 High Country 5K at Shades Crest Baptist Church in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, April 6, 2019.

  • High Country 5K 2019 (5)

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    High Country 5K 2019 (5)

    Kamal Kishore pins a race number onto Nipun Mittal just prior to the 2019 High Country 5K at Shades Crest Baptist Church in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, April 6, 2019.

  • High Country 5K 2019 (6)

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    High Country 5K 2019 (6)

    Olivia Reynolds and Harris Reynolds pick up their race T-shirts just prior to the start of the 2019 High Country 5K at Shades Crest Baptist Church in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, April 6, 2019.

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