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Erica Techo

The Shelby County Commission recognized Thompson High School engineering teacher Brian Copes and approved an ADECA grant application for the county coroner. more

Feb 28, 2017 3:09 AM News

Westminster-Oak Mountain State SemiFinals 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Westminster School at Oak Mountain girls basketball team advanced to the state tournament for the first time in school history, falling in the Class 1A State Semifinals on Monday morning. more

Feb 28, 2017 12:02 AM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

The New York Times bestselling author and actress performed the roles of three characters in her novels to a sold-out audience at the Hoover Library Theatre. more

Feb 24, 2017 11:55 PM People/Places

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Erica Techo

The twice-annual sale raises money for Asbury United Methodist Church's children and youth ministries. more

Feb 24, 2017 9:52 PM People/Places

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. more

Feb 24, 2017 9:32 PM News

2017 Show Choir Showcase

Photo from Hoover City Schools.

The event features performances by the show choirs from all Hoover intermediate, middle and high schools. more

Feb 24, 2017 2:49 PM Hoover Schools

The former UA quarterback, UA coach and Olympic gold medal gymnast are scheduled to speak Saturday at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

Feb 23, 2017 11:38 PM News

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Erica Techo

The 13 mayors from Shelby County gave updates on their municipalities during the Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce’s “State of our Communities” luncheon on Feb. 22. more

Feb 22, 2017 11:05 PM Businesses

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Photo by Ted Melton

Spain Park knocked off Grissom on Wednesday morning to advance to the first Final Four in school history. more

Feb 22, 2017 7:04 PM Sports

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Erica Techo

On Dec. 26, Chelsea resident Mia Carter used an automated external defibrillator to administer a potentially life-saving shock to James Livings, who collapsed at the Chelsea Community Center. more

Feb 22, 2017 3:02 AM News

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Erica Techo

Palmer addressed a crowd of more than 100 people during a chamber sponsored Eggs and Issues breakfast at the Hyatt Regency on Feb. 21. more

Feb 21, 2017 7:48 PM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The budget includes a $5 million contribution to Hoover City Schools and $13.3 million for various capital projects. more

Feb 20, 2017 10:56 PM News

Trent Richardson

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

Richardson was taken to the Hoover Jail after an argument with a woman turned physical, police said. more

Feb 17, 2017 2:58 PM News

Hoover 2016 public safety awards

Photo by Jon Anderson

Twelve employees of the police and fire departments were recognized for outstanding work over the past year. more

Feb 16, 2017 6:26 PM News

SPHS girls basketball VS Gadsden City 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Spain Park High girls basketball won a thriller over Gadsden City on Thursday to reach the regional finals. more

Feb 16, 2017 10:48 PM Sports

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Brookwood Diagnostic Center – 280 location

This Valentine's Day, Brookwood Diagnostic Center on 280 hosted Valentines Love Yourself Mammogram Party. The event was held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on February 14 for women age 35 and older to come get their annual mammogram screen. more

Feb 15, 2017 11:21 PM People/Places

Briarwood Basketball

Photo by Todd Lester

Briarwood's season ended on Tuesday night, as the Lions fell just short against Booker T. Washington in sub-regionals. more

Feb 15, 2017 4:54 AM Sports

Oak Mountain soccer

Sam Chandler

The Oak Mountain High School boys soccer team overcame a 2-0 deficit to secure a tie in its season-opening match against Vestavia Hills on Monday night. more

Feb 14, 2017 5:48 AM Sports

119 Partners shopping center layout

Site plan courtesy of city of Hoover

The center would be on land between the Meadow Brook post office and an existing office building, Hoover planning consultant Bob House said. more

Feb 13, 2017 11:34 PM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Board President Stephen Presley has recommended her contract be extended through June 2020. more

Feb 13, 2017 11:22 PM Hoover Schools

Chelsea Basketball

Kyle Parmley

Chelsea's girls basketball team saw its season come to a close with a sub-regional loss at Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa on Monday. more

Feb 14, 2017 4:36 AM Sports

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Erica Techo

The bond issue was proposed at the Association of County Commissions of Alabama’s 2017 legislative conference, according to the resolution, and received unanimous support of the 53 counties in attendance. more

Feb 13, 2017 9:27 PM News

Chelsea Basketball

Kyle Parmley

The Spain Park and Chelsea girls basketball teams each lost in their respective area finals on Friday night. more

Feb 11, 2017 3:42 AM Sports

Spain Park Basketball

Photos by Ted Melton/ ActionSportsPix.Smugmug.com

The Spain Park, Oak Mountain, Chelsea and Briarwood Christian boys basketball teams went 0-4 on Thursday night in their respective area tournaments. Only Briarwood is still alive in the playoffs. more

Feb 10, 2017 4:48 AM Sports

Spain Park Basketball

Kyle Parmley

The Spain Park and Chelsea girls basketball teams won the first games of their respective area tournaments on Wednesday night, while Oak Mountain saw its season come to an end. more

Feb 9, 2017 4:08 AM Sports

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Kyle Parmley

In the opening round of the Class 5A, Area 8 tournament, the Briarwood boys knocked off Shelby County, while the girls lost in the final seconds. more

Feb 8, 2017 4:03 AM Sports

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Erica Techo

The council approve resolutions to authorize the payment for an additional Shelby County contract law enforcement officer and to make an amendment to the 2016-17 budget for Chelsea Fire & Rescue Department. more

Feb 8, 2017 3:32 AM News

Alabama State Parks will have prescribed burns at two locations in Oak Mountain State Park in February/ March of this year. more

Feb 6, 2017 11:07 PM News

Spain Park Basketball

Photos by Ted Melton/ ActionSportsPix.SmugMug.com

The Spain Park High School boys basketball team coughed up an 18-point lead to Hoover, but a late challenge from coach Donnie Quinn gave the Jags the boost they needed to hang on. more

Feb 4, 2017 6:45 AM Sports

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Erica Techo

Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham Executive Director Charles Ball spoke at the Feb. 2 South Shelby Chamber of Commerce luncheon. more

Feb 3, 2017 2:12 AM Businesses

Stephen Todd Huddleston

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

Police said the 45-year-old Calera man used school system accounts to order more than $37,000 worth of copper pipe that was not used in school projects. more

Feb 2, 2017 3:25 PM News

Spain Park 2017 National Signing Day

Kyle Parmley

Briarwood Christian School, Spain Park High School, Oak Mountain High School and the Westminster School at Oak Mountain held signing day ceremonies on Wednesday, Feb. 1. more

Feb 1, 2017 11:33 PM Sports

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Kyle Parmley

The Lions sent their seniors out in style with a pair of wins on Tuesday night. more

Feb 1, 2017 8:59 PM Sports

Spain Park Bowling Champs

Sarah Finnegan

Spain Park defeated Vestavia Hills in the state final on Friday afternoon. more

Jan 28, 2017 1:04 AM Sports

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