Photo by Sydney Cromwell

Buff City Soap is a five-year-old, Memphis-based company that first came to Birmingham in 2017 with a location on U.S. 280. more


Riverchase sewer meeting 6-21-18 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

About 150 people heard details from Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato and his staff about the need to raise rates for the first time in 14 years. more


Inverness sewer plant 5

Photo by Jon Anderson

The meeting is scheduled for Thursday night at the Riverchase Country Club. more


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Cynthia Stafford

Girl Scout Silver Award requirements build girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. more



Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Bud’s Best expands capacity in Hoover-based bakery. more

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Riverchase Women's Club closed out 2017 with the annual Christmas Home Tour, featuring three homes in Riverchase, all unique and special in their own way. more


The Crossings at Hoover layout

Layout provided by city of Hoover

The Crossings at Hoover would have about 90 independent living units, about 70 assisted living beds and about 34 memory care beds, according to an architect working for the developer. more


700 Riverchase fire 12-8-17 (1)

Photo courtesy of Greg McCallister

The fire appeared to start in or around the chimney of a second-story apartment, a fire official said. more


Stadium Trace Village site 8-29-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

Two developments are part of the Trace Crossings community, and the third is the shopping center in Riverchase slated to gain a Whole Foods Market. more


Vestavia Bowl flooding 7-26-17 (1)

Photo by James Adams

Several shopping centers, business and apartments were damaged, and the manager at Vestavia Bowl had to be rescued by firefighters. more


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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Amazon’s June 16 announcement that it plans to acquire Whole Foods Market in a $13.7 billion deal should not affect the opening of the Whole Foods store in the Riverchase Village shopping center, the Texas-based grocery chain says. more


Browning annexation

Map provided by city of Hoover

City Council members discussed the annexation of the house near Ross Bridge at length due to concerns about opening the door to more houses the city can't handle. more



Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The Hoover community of Riverchase began as the mining area called Acton. more

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Wasabi Juan's

Sydney Cromwell

The sushi and Mexican food fusion restaurant has been open for three years in Avondale. more


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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Guests walked through the Riverchase Country Club on Feb. 4 to view a selection of artists and their work, which included paintings, glass beads and jewelry, leather bags and photos. more


Riverchase book

Photo courtesy of Heather Jones Skaggs

It is the third pictorial history book by Hoover author Heather Jones Skaggs. more


Blackridge boot property map

Map provided by city of Hoover

The company also is asking for permission to build 40 townhouses in the Ross Bridge Village Center. more


Riverchase CrossFit gym owner tackles 262-mile canoe race more


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Photo courtesy of Susan Baird.

Susan Baird is a Riverchase area resident and artist specializing in still life, landscape and interior oil paintings. The Hoover Sun recently sat down with Baird to talk about her art and why she enjoys it. more


I-459 apartment rezoning

Map provided by city of Hoover

A recap of the March 7 Hoover City Council meeting more

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