Photo courtesy of David Leong.

The fourth annual A Taste of Louisiana Food Festival and Cook Off is coming back to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 5. Read more



Photo courtesy of Lance Shores, city of Hoover.

The 23rd annual Pig Iron BBQ Challenge will be at the Hoover RV Park on Friday, Oct. 25, from 5-8 p.m. Read more



Photo by Jon Anderson.

Destination Hoover International, a nonprofit group that was formed 17 months ago to build partnerships with communities around the globe, had a busy spring and summer. Read more



Photo courtesy of Greg Bishop.

Nonprofit Hoover Helps sees tremendous growth in 3rd year of raising funds. Read more


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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Rick Claypoole used to work in corporate America. He traveled frequently and was gone a significant amount of time, leaving his wife, Kathy, primarily responsible for feeding their three children. Read more

Businesses 1 Comments

Local non-profit educates young women on value of service. Read more


The board is seeking candidates with non-profit or not-for-profit experience who have a strong focus on development, major fundraising, marketing, public relations and event coordination. Read more


At Special Equestrians, Inc., wheelchair-bound boys and girls can run. Read more


The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry has announced a new pediatric clinic opening on Valleydale Road to serve patients with Medicaid and Alabama’s All Kids health insurance program. Read more


This summer, Birmingham-based nonprofit agency Triumph Services is running a summer program at the Candlewood Suites in Hoover to boost employment opportunities in the hospitality industry. Read more


In April, Bumpus Middle School inducted 52 new members of the National Junior Beta Club. Read more

Middle Schools

A run to benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association will take place at Veterans Park on Saturday. Read more


Easter Seals of Birmingham will welcome Big Green Egg grilling enthusiasts as well as anyone looking for an afternoon of family fun for its first Easter Seals Egg Fest. Read more


The 30-year-old Hoover resident has Down syndrome but refuses to be defined by it, and she will soon add “clothing line entrepreneur” to her resume. Read more

, People

This year, Jefferson Memorial Gardens South cemetery on Highway 150 is an official Wreaths Across America site. More than 500 veterans are buried there. Read more


The Hoover Service Club, a 501(c)3 organization founded in 1975 for civic–minded women, is recruiting new members who share its vision of a perpetually strengthened community. Read more


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