Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. Read more


Sam Chandler, a sports writer for Starnes Publishing since October 2015, won first place in the Best Sportswriter competition and the current events on-site competition for the 2017 Southeast Journalism Conference. Read more

Riverchase Landing fire

Photo courtesy of Hoover Fire Department

The fire caused heavy damage to five apartment units and smoke damage to several others. Read more



Photo courtesy of Dave Balius.

James Seay is the director of music and fine arts at Montgomery’s First United Methodist Church and artistic director/conductor of the Montgomery Chorale community choir. Read more


In the five years that have elapsed since he first took flight, Kyle Smith, a Hoover High School senior, has become one of the best jumpers in Alabama. Read more


Jacob Warner lowered his personal bests and qualified for all three state meets as a junior. This year, his times have continued to drop. Read more

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Photo by Sam Chandler.

In late November, Publix started construction on a 48,000-square-foot store at 6219 Tattersall Blvd. in Hoover. Read more


Hoover vs. Hewitt-Trussville Basketball

Kyle Parmley

Hoover and Spain Park sports teams were in action over the holiday break. Read more

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Auburn Basketball

Photo by Sam Chandler

Former Spain Park High School standout Austin Wiley played his first local game since the 2016 state final four on Saturday in the Mike Slive Invitational at Legacy Arena. Read more


Hoover Basketball

Kyle Parmley

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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Will Couch has saved his best for last. Read more



Photo by Jimmy Mitchell

Opportunity awaits up-and-coming Hoover High runners. Read more



Photo courtesy of Samford Athletics.

Former Buc Eric Adams breaks through at Samford. Read more

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Photo courtesy of North Alabama Athletics.

Hoover alumnus Christon Taylor recognized by Gulf South Conference. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

HHS sprinter Hakim Ruffin sets high goals for senior year. Read more



Photo courtesy of Jim Pressler

The Spain Park High School wrestling team performed well in a weekend tournament. The Hoover High basketball teams experienced similar success on the hardwood. Read more

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Hoover vs McGill Toolen Football State Championship 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Hoover and Spain Park high school basketball and indoor track and field teams were also in action last week. Read more

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Hoover Football

Photo by Barry Stephenson

The Hoover High School football team downed McGill-Toolen on Wednesday night at Bryant-Denny Stadium to capture its second consecutive Class 7A state championship. Read more

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Lexi Coon.

Many of the Hoover and Spain Park high school athletic teams were in action last week. Read more

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Photo by Kyle Parmley.

Wing Zone will donate $1 to the Ben Abercrombie Fund for every free order of chicken wings given away on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Read more


Hoover AT Hewitt Trussville Football Playoffs Round 2

Sarah Finnegan

It was a busy week for the Hoover and Spain Park high school athletic programs. Read more

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Hoover Football

Photo by Barry Stephenson.

Hoover High alumnus Ben Abercrombie is rehabbing at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta. Read more

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