Organic Growth: Birmingham's yoga scene has transformed from a rarely ...
Melissa Scott is a full-time yoga teacher and leads one of three certified area yoga teacher training programs.
War medic, firefighter, home builder: Al Awtrey helped build Hoover
If you ever bought a house in Hoover, there was a good chance Al Awtrey had something to do with building it.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Man doing plumbing work in southwest Birmingham killed when ground caves in
A man who was doing plumbing work in southwest Birmingham died when the ground caved in on him, authorities said.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Former caregiver charged with elder abuse at Hoover nursing home
A former caregiver at a Hoover nursing home has been arrested for allegedly physically abusing an 80-year-old patient.
Hoover nursing home employee slapped, manhandled 80-year-old bedridden patient, police say
A caregiver at a Hoover nursing home is in jail after authorities say she slapped and manhandled an 80-year-old bedridden patient.
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Caregiver from Pinson charged with abusing nursing home patient
The Hoover Police Department has charged a former caregiver at South Haven Health and Rehab with physically abusing an 80-year-old patient.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Trace Crossings Elementary School
Minnette Wiggins works at a lesson center while math coach Tami Puchta works with another group of her students.
UAB's Medical West to break ground today on Alabama's first free-standing ER in Hoover
Medical West, an affiliate of the UAB Health System, plans to break ground this morning on the state's first free-standing emergency department in Hoover.
Hoover school officials chip away at budget deficit with proposed $167 million 2015 budget
Superintendent Andy Craig is proposing to spend a slightly reduced amount of $166.6 million in fiscal 2015, according to a budget proposal on the school system's website.
Second Hoover cyber-citizenship forum rescheduled until Sept. 16
A cyber-citizenship forum scheduled for tonight at Hoover High School has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Sept.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
What a state official was told during a private meeting about Jefferson County's EMA problem
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama --The director of the state's EMA office said today he is aware of an ongoing investigation into the Jefferson County EMA office, but said the matter is a "local issue."
Hoover employee stole more than $200,000 over 7 years, police say
Rebecca Ann Higginbotham, 52, was taken into custody at her home late Tuesday afternoon, said Hoover police Capt.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Entire Lake Crest community likely to be rezoned to Trace Crossings Elementary School, Hoover superintendent says
Hoover's 300-home Lake Crest community likely will not be split between two elementary schools, Hoover schools Superintendent Andy Craig told a crowded roomful of Lake Crest parents tonight.
InstaWhat? Hoover police to share social media trends, warnings with parents
The Hoover Police Department is holding two cyber-citizenship forums for parents of children in Hoover schools tonight and Thursday night.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Lake Cyrus residents get organized for Hoover school rezoning debate
This is the entrance to the Lake Cyrus community off Alabama 150 in Hoover, Ala.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
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Pro softball: Selma's Andrea Duran helps USSSA Pride to NPF repeat
Andrea Duran, the ex-Selma High star, singled in the go-ahead run in the sixth and the USSSA Pride beat Akron 8-3 on Saturday in Hoover, Ala., to repeat as National Pro Fastpitch champions.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Steak & Shake owner buys Hoover property for $1.3 million
The owner of three area Steak & Shake restaurants has optioned to purchase a location that opened in Hoover in January.
Hoover Superintendent Andy Craig is revising school rezoning plan to affect fewer students
Hoover schools Superintendent Andy Craig said today he is revising his elementary school rezoning plan in a way that likely will impact much fewer students.
Settlement reached in lawsuit over Nick Saban affiliated Mercedes-Benz dealership
Hoover Crown Automobile Co. and Mercedes-Benz USA have settled the lawsuit Crown had filed last year seeking to stop Mercedes from granting a new dealership in Irondale to University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban and his business partner.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Riverchase parent organizes Thursday meeting to discuss Hoover school rezoning
A Riverchase Elementary School parent has organized a community meeting for Thursday night to discuss Hoover Superintendent Andy Craig's proposed school rezoning proposal.