Lake Cyrus

"Hoover was the only place that we lived as a family of four," Heather Gilotti said. Read more

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PetSuites Resort map

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The decision now moves to the Hoover City Council for consideration. Read more

Businesses 3 Comments

Nia Mya Reese gained national attention with her first book, “How to Deal with and Care for Your Annoying Little Brother.” Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Lake Cyrus Sector 21 layout

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The commission also approved preliminary plans for 263 residential lots in Blackridge, Lake Cyrus and Lake Wilborn. Read more


Three other young men also were charged with murder in the case and have not yet come to trial. Read more


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Lake Cyrus started with a vision — specifically, the vision of developer Charles Givianpour. Read more

50th Anniversary 1 Comments


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Crime drops 6 percent in 2016 thanks to hard work and community support. Read more


Publishing a book was easy for Lake Cyrus resident and Deer Valley second-grader Nia Mya Reese. The hard part? Signing all the copies. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools


Sydney Cromwell

Nia Mya’s illustrated book, “How to Deal with and Care for Your Annoying Little Brother,” was published in December. But it started as a writing assignment in first-grade teacher Beth Hankins’ class last year. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools 10 Comments

Carmike Cinemas Patton Creek

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The Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission gave its approval tonight, but now the proposal goes to the Hoover City Council. Read more

Businesses 6 Comments

Alabama 150 widening Sept 2016

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The plan is to widen Alabama 150 to five lanes between Shades Crest Road and the entrance to Lake Cyrus and to replace two bridges over Shades Creek and a railroad track. Read more

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Lake Cyrus house fire 8-6-16

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Neighbors set up a GoFundMe account to assist the family of four. Read more



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Lake Cyrus residents boost security after fatal shooting in January. Read more


Ahmad Jaquan Johnson

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Police say the two suspects are part of a group of common street criminals in Bessemer called M-tre that steal and break into cars. Read more


Blake Thompson

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A new developer is coming to Hoover, with plans to invest about $22 million in two residential projects. Read more


Police have several other suspects in custody, ages 16-20, who have not been charged in relation to the homicide yet. Read more

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Blake Whitney Thompson

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The out-of-state company plans to invest $22 million in Trace Crossings, Lake Cyrus projects. Read more

Businesses 1 Comments

Lake Cyrus

Matthew Allen

The funeral for Mike Gilotti, who was killed around 5 a.m. on Jan. 5 as he was leaving his home on Parkside Circle, will be held at Riverchase United Methodist Church. Read more



Hoover Police Department

The two men caught on surveillance footage and two others are wanted for questioning. Read more


Lake Cyrus community meeting 1-6-16

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More than 200 residents gathered at Brock's Gap Intermediate School. Read more


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