Photo by Jon Anderson.

The Hoover City Council in April appointed Amy Tosney to a five-year term on the Hoover school board. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:28 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

Life of continuous learning leads author to self-publish collection. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:21 PM People/Places

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Photos courtesy of Amy Grimes.

Inverness artist/author combines paintings, stories in unique way. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:16 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Kelly Cole.

When Chelsea resident Krista Brackin launched her “Everything for Kids Birmingham” website in August 2015, it was set up as a local resource for parents in the Birmingham area. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:08 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

The two red-roofed buildings at the Colonnade, also known as Colonnade North and Colonnade South, soon will be home to a new tenant. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:06 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

La Paz, a restaurant that serves Americanized and authentic Mexican food, is opening a location in Mt Laurel. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:04 PM People/Places


Photo by Emily Featherston.

Group aims to provide blankets for foster children across the state. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:01 PM People/Places

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Students want program for troubled kids fully restored. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:12 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Carolyn Edge.

Coronets Dance Club members gathered recently at the Vestavia Hills home of President Nancy Becker. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:04 PM People/Places


Photo by Erica Techo.

The Chelsea Community Center expects to see a crowd on weekday evenings and on Saturdays. Earlier on weekdays, however, the building is underutilized. Jane Ann Mueller hopes to help change that. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:03 PM People/Places


Photos courtesy of Tom and Charon Rivers.

In the few steps Tom Rivers took between his bed and his cup of coffee that morning, life radically changed. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:55 PM People/Places


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On May 6, the seventh annual Run for Kids will return to Oak Mountain State Park with three different races: a 12-Hour Challenge Trail Race, a 50K Trail Race and a 10K Challenge. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:46 PM People/Places


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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation first started Great Strides as a way to create community awareness and to raise funds to find a cure for the disorder, and nearly 30 years later, the Birmingham Great Strides has grown to see 400 participants each year. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:44 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Molly Parkhurst.

PreSchool Partners will host its sixth Annual Food Truck Round Up & Art Show at The Summit May 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:42 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Supra Boats.

Some of the top professional wakeboarders and wakesurfers will compete at Oak Mountain State Park on the first stop on the 2017 Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:40 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of the Hoover Public Library.

Libraries are encouraging students from Hoover and across Shelby County to "Build a Better World" through their summer reading. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:38 PM People/Places


Photo by Shay Allen.

The XTERRA series returns to Oak Mountain State Park this May for triathletes and runners alike who would like a local challenge. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:31 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Tina Neathammer.

As families head outdoors to enjoy their summer days, Tina Neathammer wants to make sure they know the danger that can come from something as simple as a tick bite. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:29 PM People/Places


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As school lets out for the summer and schedules hopefully slow down, local farmers markets will kick off their season with fresh produce, artisan foods and locally made items. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:20 PM People/Places


Photo courtesy of Casey Morris.

City responds to social media posts with service project. more

Apr 27, 2017 3:17 PM People/Places

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