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Photo courtesy of Rebecca Hassee.

Shoal Creek’s Claire Larkin recently found what she believes is the largest oak leaf ever documented in the world. Read more

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Hearts in Harmony 2019

Photo by Jon Anderson.

The Hoover Service Club’s biggest fundraiser of the year, the 2020 Hearts in Harmony Gala, will take place on Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Hoover Country Club. Read more

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Public buildings and services around Hoover and Chelsea have a variety of closing schedules for the Christmas and New Year holidays. Read more

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The Salute to Veterans Ball is a fundraiser for the Hoover-based Vettes4Vets organization, which supports programs that offer housing for homeless veterans and transportation, education support and personal, physical and mental support for veterans. Read more

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Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

Hoover city and Shelby County offices will close for both the Veterans Day and Thanksgiving holidays in 2019, but some public buildings will have different holiday hours. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

About 325 people sampled fare from 27 restaurants, caterers and other food and drink providers. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Aldridge Gardens wants to give people a taste of what the city has to offer from a culinary perspective and raise money for the gardens with its eighth Taste of Hoover event Oct. 10. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Hoover residents have a chance to get a free tree at an Arbor Day celebration at Aldridge Gardens on March 2. Read more

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"Alabama, Then and Now" is a commemorative and educational art exhibition of 30 original paintings in honor of Alabama’s Bicentennial, now on display at Aldridge Gardens. Read more

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An estimated 400 or more people showed up to sample food and beverages from Hoover restaurants, caterers and other food and beverage providers. Read more

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This year, they expect to have about 40 restaurants, caterers and beverage providers participating, including several first-time restaurants and wine and whiskey tastings. Read more

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Aldridge spring plant sale 2018

Photo courtesy of Tynette Lynch/Aldridge Gardens

The first day of the sale also will be open to the general public instead of just members only, Executive Director Rip Weaver said. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Vets form nonprofit to honor those killed in war on terror. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Dedra Miele opened her Nothing Bundt Cakes store in the Whole Foods Market Plaza in Riverchase in January, but she still has people come in every day, saying they didn’t realize she was there. Read more

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Photo by Frank Couch

The award comes from the Alabama Tourism Department. Read more

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Plants are blooming earlier this year due to a warmer winter. Read more

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Jon Anderson

The city had 135 trees to give away and honored nine students for outstanding Arbor Day essays. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Red Mountain Garden Club

Aldridge Gardens will hold a holiday greenery workshop on Monday, Nov. 30. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Blue Moon Photography.

According to local vendors, styles for celebrations are all about the outdoors, as brides are choosing to mix Southern style with traditional class on their wedding days. Read more

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    Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy checks out food offered by Merk's Tavern & Kitchen at the 2019 Taste of Hoover fundraiser at Aldridge Gardens in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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    The Birmingham Heritage Band provides entertainment at the 2019 Taste of Hoover fundraiser at Aldridge Gardens in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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    About 325 people attended the 2019 Taste of Hoover fundraiser at Aldridge Gardens in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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    Blackberry cheesecake from Merk's Tavern & Kitchen was among many dishes offered at the 2019 Taste of Hoover fundraiser at Aldridge Gardens in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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    About 325 people attended the 2019 Taste of Hoover fundraiser at Aldridge Gardens in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

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    The Birmingham Heritage Band provides entertainment at the 2019 Taste of Hoover fundraiser at Aldridge Gardens in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. In the foreground on saxophone are Carl Snow and Angela Ghossein.

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