Hunter Street Baptist Church


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The Mars Hill church, which has been around since 1876, sits on about 4 acres and includes a small cemetery on the property. Read more


Hoover Metropolitan Stadium polling place map

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The Jefferson County Board of Registrars is moving voters from that location to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, beginning with the June 5 primaries. Read more



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The class will cover the physical changes that occur in puberty as well as issues pre-teens face in today’s culture, such as sex, drugs, sexually transmitted diseases, the Internet, social media, pornography and human trafficking. Read more


Hurricane Harvey relief 8-31-17 (1)

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Items being collected vary by location. Read more


Brian Skelton

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The longtime councilman and former Hoover mayor died close to midnight on July 2 after suffering a stroke June 23. Read more


Buddy Gray June 2016-2

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The pastor talks about the church relocation from Birmingham, being a megachurch and how long he might stay. Read more

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Buddy Gray

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A reception is scheduled for Wednesday night, and Gray will preach a message about his 30 years at Hunter Street on Sunday. Read more

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Girls selfies

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The two-hour seminar is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday. Read more


“We Are Hunter Street” — it’s a slogan that’s been attached to T-shirts, bumper stickers and magnets. It’s a reminder to the congregation of Hunter Street Baptist Church that their church is about the people, not the physical location. Read more


Hoover residents vote for their favorites of 2014 Read more


David Cohen opened an ice cream shop two years ago, but he didn’t know quite how it would turn into a community gathering spot. Read more


Your time is invaluable. It matters what you spend your time doing. When it comes to our kids, it matters what we do with the weeks we have with them. Read more


  • Trace Crossings rd alt 3

    Map courtesy of city of Hoover

    Trace Crossings rd alt 3

    This is the third alternative of four potential new routes to connect the Trace Crossings community with John Hawkins Parkway. It would use part of what is now a golf cart trail and connect with the Hunter Street Baptist Church parking lot to get to John Hawkins Parkway. It would cost an estimated $4.5 million.

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