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Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

When Jason Johnson and his family moved from Atlanta to Hoover more than three years ago, he heard locals refer to the area as “B’ham.” The popular moniker sparked an idea on how to use it to promote local pride. more



Photo courtesy of Ann Langley.

Five years after her death, Laura Langley continues to save lives. more



Photo by Frank Couch.

Brad Booth was diagnosed with cancer more than five years ago. The constant barrage of treatments have kept him busy and weak, but thanks to some good Samaritans, he and his family now have a backyard retreat. more

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Staff photo.

Almost a year after the Daniel Corporation’s 10-year lease expired, the property remains vacant. more

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Photo courtesy of Hannah Home Shelby Auxiliary.

The Hannah Home Shelby Auxiliary will host its annual Tablescapes luncheon on Wednesday, April 6. more



Photo courtesy of Richard Ryel.

For the fourth consecutive year, Dr. Richard Ryel and his wife, Patricia, will lead the walks on the third Saturday of each month from 8-10 a.m. more



Photo courtesy of Missing Piece Group.

Alan Doyle has traveled all over the world, but he has only made two stops in Alabama in his 23 years as a musician. more



Photo courtesy of David Van Vurst.

When David Van Vurst and his family visited Hoover for his daughter’s soccer tournament, he realized it would be a perfect location to open his second Skyzone franchise. more


Bill and Warren Fravert

Photo courtesy of the Louisville Courier-Journal.

It was April Fool’s Day 1949 when Bill Fravert proposed to his girlfriend, Warren, but after being married now 65 years, it’s clear it was no joke when the couple promised to love one another forever. more


Riverchase Loves Artists

Photo courtesy of Lynne Cooper.

The Riverchase Loves Artists art show will hold its 10th annual event this month. The event has grown each year and now has more artists’ request to participate than they have room to accommodate. more



Photo courtesy of Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers.

A new fast-casual restaurant franchise is coming to Hoover. more

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When UAB student Supraja “Sippy” Sridhar shared her student meal plan with some friends, she was just doing her part to help. She soon realized it was a much bigger issue. more



Photo courtesy of USA Track & Field.

For the first time in six years, the USA Track & Field National Junior Olympics Cross Country Championships will return to Veterans Park in Hoover. more


Shelby Hoover Art Show

Photo courtesy of Herb Patterson.

With an opening reception scheduled for Oct. 9, the exhibit will run until Nov. 9. more


Hernan Prado

Photo courtesy of the American Cancer Society.

During the “Real Men Wear Pink” campaign, 26 select men from the Birmingham area have been nominated to serve as the “Pink Men” of Birmingham during breast cancer awareness month. more


Pinot's Palette

Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

Pinot’s Palette will be a place to paint and drink in Hoover. more


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