Silver Linings isn’t a take-all consignment shop; the staff looks for a specific style in the clothing they select to resale. They choose in-season, gently worn clothing for the store. Read more


0513 daughter of her own

Photo courtesy of Brittnie Wilbanks.

Bella Wilbanks something in common with her adoptive mom. Brittnie Wilbanks was adopted, too. Read more


0513 gown

Photo courtesy of TLC.

In January, Evelyn McSwain went wedding dress shopping with a camera to capture. Her episode on TLC's I Found the Gown airs Friday, May 10 at 9 p.m. Read more



Photo by Rebecca Walden.

For the first time in its 37 years, the Symphony Volunteer Council has selected a home in Hoover for its annual Decorators’ ShowHouse. The Bryant House overlooks Riverchase Country Club. Read more


By mid-April, Donut Joe's — home of the Maple Bacon Donut — will open a new location in the former Pop's Donuts site next to Jersey Mike’s. Read more

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0313 Hoover Biggest Loser

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During the live finale on March 18, 11 previously eliminated contestants returned for a chance to win the "At Home" prize of $100,000. Having lost 46.12 percent of her starting weight, or 113 pounds, McDonald won. Read more

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The Riverchase Shell and the former Omelet Shoppe building at the corner of Lorna Road and U.S. 31 will be torn down in late March and early April. Read more

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Six Hoover businesses are being commemorated by UAB as part of the 2013 UAB Excellence in Business Top 25 Awards. Read more


0113 Gina McDonald Biggest Loser

Photo courtesy of NBC Studios.

Local attorney Gina McDonald, 47, joined season 14 of NBC's The Biggest Loser last fall at 247 pounds. After filming, she's back in Hoover where she continues to work out while awaiting the live finale on March 18. Read more

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