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Libraries gearing up for summer reading programs

Although the novel coronavirus pandemic has changed how certain activities can be offered, staff members are hard at work to provide programs that are engaging, ... Read more

17 hours ago by Emily Sparacino.

UPDATE: County COVID-19 numbers see decline following Tuesday’s surge

Following a sharp increase of 33 cases in a 24-hour span between Monday and Tuesday earlier in the week, the number of new COVID-19 cases ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Hoover Historical Society installs new officers

The Hoover Historical Society installed its new officers and honored other members for their work at a small ceremony at the Hoover-Randle House on May ... Read more

2 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

Hoover announces city personnel changes

The city of Hoover announced several personnel changes that have taken place this month at City Hall. Read more

2 days ago by Emily Sparacino.

UPDATE: County sees slight surge in COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

Over the last three weeks, Shelby County has seen consistent decreases in confirmed cases of COVID-19 with less than 40 cases per week, but in ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Shelby County has one of state’s lower unemployment rates despite record highs

As COVID-19 has taken the economy, shaken it up and thrown it to the wolves, the country and state have both seen record highs in ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Destination Hoover International announces scholarship recipients

Adelle Knight of Hoover High School and Juan Luis Contreras of Spain Park High School each will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship for their college ... Read more

1 week ago by Emily Sparacino.

UPDATE: ADPH making COVID-19 recovery numbers available

A day after Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced an amended safer-at-home order that allowed schools and entertainment venues to open, as well as athletic activities ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Ivey: Time to further open the state

With the current safer-at-home order set to expire on May 22, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey held a press conference on Thursday, May 21, to give ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

High school, youth sports returning in Alabama

In her latest amendment to the safer-at-home order on Thursday, May 21, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced athletic activities can resume for team sports starting ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Church launches initiative to support local restaurants

After a conversation with a church member, Valleydale Church pastor Patrick Sawyer saw the potential for another initiative through which people could extend support to ... Read more

1 week ago by Emily Sparacino.

Spain Park graduates honored at outdoor commencement

Students and a limited number of their guests gathered at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Wednesday, May 20 for an outdoor ceremony that, despite its ... Read more

1 week ago by Emily Sparacino.

Floyd leaving Pelham for job at Spain Park

A basketball coach and teacher at Pelham High School since 2007, the time has come for Joel Floyd to make his next move after officially ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Jefferson State to hold virtual graduation ceremony

The 2020 graduates of Jefferson State Community College will have the opportunity to participate in a unique digital media commencement ceremony on Friday, June 5 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

UPDATE: Shelby County surpasses 400 COVID-19 cases over weekend

By ALEC ETHEREDGE | Managing Editor While Shelby County surpassed 400 confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, numbers still rose at a slower rate ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

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