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Taking a child for haircut can be a stressful experience for both the parent and the child. Vestavia Hills resident Todd Hengst is opening a new business to make things easier and to fill a void in the Birmingham area. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Trent Bradford.

Hoover-based band celebrates 20 years of sharing Irish energy. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Children’s of Alabama.

The second annual Give Hope 5K and fun run benefiting Children’s of Alabama will take place Saturday, May 4, at Veterans Park in Hoover. Read more

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The Ross Bridge Farmers Market kicks off its fifth season in May. Read more

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At a Make-A-Wish Trailblaze Challenge meeting two years ago, Laura Gibson heard the story of a child whose optic nerve issues were causing her to lose her sight. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Fred Ernst.

Every Wednesday, you can find the Hoover Songbirds performing in retirement homes, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and special needs facilities throughout Jefferson and Shelby counties. Read more

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Riverchase UMC is hosting its bi-annual consignment sale this weekend. Read more

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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. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Ann Langley.

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

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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. Read more

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

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers.

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

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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. Read more

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