Car tag renewal, maybe more could be coming to Hoover Met

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Could the Hoover Met become a Jefferson County Courthouse annex? Mayor Gary Ivey hopes so. Read more


New lanes, lines and pavement

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

The Alabama Department of Transportation's widening and resurfacing project on U.S. 31 is slated to begin this month. Read more


Cars and Coffee

Jeff Thompson

Cars and Coffee is a national brand brought to Birmingham by a pair of Volkswagon owners in 2012. Read more


Anonymous Hoover donor gives family wheelchair-accessible van

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Hoover Police Chief Nick Derzis credited an article in the April issue of 280 Living with bringing the Napp’s situation to the donor’s attention. Read more

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The Council desired for its appointment to make an impact immediately — especially regarding the Board’s financial decisions. Read more


Council's concern with BOE finances drives interview questioning

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The Hoover City Council wants its appointment to the Hoover City Schools Board of Education to make a difference as soon as he or she sits down at the table. Read more


Hoover High celebrates 2013-2014 state titles football

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During a program held in the gymnasium, Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Executive Director Steve Savarese presented five State Championship awards. Read more


Following the interviews, the Hoover City Council is expected to make its selection during its regular meeting on Monday, April 7. Read more

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Patton Chapel Road Phase III

Map courtesy of City of Hoover / image by Jeff Thompson.

Upcoming construction will redirect Patton Chapel Road, Chapel Road by Simmons Middle School, Chapel Lane and Preserve Parkway into a four-way intersection. Read more


In the State Department’s review findings, Dr. Craig Pouncey wrote that reports of pervasive complaints throughout the system are unfounded, as were accusations of employees wanting to walk off their jobs in mass. Read more


Beginning Monday, March 3, the Hoover City Council will accept applications for an appointment to the HCS Board of Education. The application period will close on Friday, March 21 at 5 p.m. Read more


Hoover Public Library is launching a new service called Hoopla that provides cardholders with access a storehouse of digital media through download and streaming services. Read more


Spain Park center Austin Wiley 1

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Austin started playing basketball at the Hoover Recreation Center at 6 years old. Led to the court by a pedigree, he said the sport is and has been not only his love but also his life. Read more


Hoover High Signing Day 2014 Football players

Photo by Jeff Thompson

Seventeen Hoover high School student athletes accepted scholarships during the school's National Signing Day Ceremony on Feb. 5. Read more


Bucs 2014 Indoor Track State Champion, State Records

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Lady Bucs relay team and team member Brittley Humphrey set new state records during the event. Read more


National Signing Day Hoover Group

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Hoover High School's National Signing Day ceremony is scheduled for today at 10 a.m., and Spain Park's is set for 1 p.m. Read more


Brenda Ladun Conquer Cancer Run 2014

Photo courtesy of Kristin Berney

As the Brenda Ladun Conquer Cancer Run prepares to celebrate its 10th anniversary, the Hoover Sun looks at where some of the people involved in the race found their motivation to aid others in the fight. Read more

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Executive Editor Jeff Thompson shares a personal account of the events of Winter Storm Leon. Read more

Editor's Perspective

Though some of these reports are unconfirmed, here is everything we’ve been able to gather about traffic on major thoroughfares in the greater Birmingham area. Read more


City of Hoover crews worked through the night sanding roads, but the chaos that erupted during Winter Storm Leon might take some time to clean up. Read more


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