Shades Mountain

One was a 17-year-old freshman at Parker High School, and the other was a 15-year-old freshman from Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School. Read more

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A 1999 Toyota 4Runner plunged off Shades Mountain where Valley Street meets Shades Crest Road. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Private school plants roots in Shades Mountain following failed move. Read more

Private Schools

Feltham has spent more than 35 years in education and has been with the Hoover school district since it started in 1988. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Heather Jones Skaggs

Photo courtesy of Teth Lee Photography

This one will be called the "Hidden History of Hoover" and will focus on personal untold stories from communities along Shades Mountain, from Bluff Park to Brock's Gap and including Ross Bridge and The Preserve. Read more

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Oakmont Presbyterian Church, at 1817 Patton Chapel Road in Hoover, celebrates its 50th anniversary as a church this year. The celebration will be on Sunday, May 17. The celebration begins at 9 a.m. and continues to 3 p.m. Read more



Photo by Katie Turpen

Shades Mountain Christian’s Brock Belcher has been selected as a Bryant-Jordan Scholar-Athlete Regional winner. Read more


Friends of Shades Mountain

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

As the president of Friends of Shades Mountain, Larry Rodick keeps a watchful eye for urban development that could threaten trees and the mountain they stand on. Read more


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