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The applicants gave their views on everything from a third high school to rezoning and dealing with criticism. more

Mar 28, 2017 10:26 PM Schools


Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/City of Hoover.

The city’s 19th annual Household Hazardous Waste Day is set for April 22 in the parking lot at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. The event is from 8 a.m. to noon. more

Mar 28, 2017 4:50 PM People/Places


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City officials are inviting the public to come out to Veterans Park for the annual “Celebrate Hoover Day” on April 29. more

Mar 27, 2017 10:12 PM People/Places


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Hoover started 2016 with a high-profile homicide in Lake Cyrus that rocked the community, but the year as a whole saw a 6 percent drop in crime, Police Department statistics show. more

Mar 27, 2017 10:05 PM People/Places

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Jon Anderson

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

Mar 6, 2017 4:49 PM People/Places

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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Churches in the U.S. 280 corridor have a multitude of events planned to celebrate the birth of Christ this year. more

Nov 21, 2016 10:12 PM People/Places

Hoover Christmas tree lighting

Photo by Katie Turpen

With the holiday season upon us, 280 Living recently took the opportunity to ask area residents to share one of their favorite Christmas memories or traditions. more

Nov 21, 2016 9:47 PM People/Places


Photo by Jon Anderson.

There’s a reason why Faye Pray calls her hair-cutting business in Chelsea simply The Barber Shop. more

Nov 21, 2016 9:15 PM Businesses

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Ron Burkett

That means even tighter restrictions and higher surcharges for excessive water usage. more

Nov 4, 2016 8:34 PM , News

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Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/City of Hoover.

Hoover Mayor Gary Ivey may have lost his re-election bid this year, but the 61-year-old city leader said he has no regrets about his 12 years as an elected official. more

Nov 3, 2016 2:34 PM People/Places

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Jon Anderson

Organizers estimated 18,000 people showed up — their largest crowd ever. more

Oct 28, 2016 3:13 AM People/Places


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

When Allen Pate first came to work for the city of Hoover in February 1988, it was supposed to be a one-year job of overseeing construction of Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

Oct 25, 2016 5:53 PM People/Places

Curt Posey wins election

Jon Anderson

Posey captured 77 percent of the 3,303 votes cast in the race, compared to 23 percent for Lott. more

Oct 5, 2016 2:41 AM News

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The breakfasts will be at Hoover's three middle schools. more

Oct 3, 2016 1:50 AM Hoover Schools

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While almost all of the Hoover municipal election races were settled on Aug. 23, one City Council race remains to be decided. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:00 PM News


Photo by Jon Anderson.

The Hoover Police Department has a new tool officers say will provide a whole new perspective on fighting crime. more

Sep 29, 2016 4:17 PM People/Places

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Education was, in Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy’s mind, the issue that defined the 2016 Hoover municipal election. more

Sep 29, 2016 3:09 PM , Hoover Schools


Photo by Jordan Hays.

The event is expected to have about 16 high school marching bands from throughout Alabama performing in competition. more

Sep 8, 2016 2:04 PM Hoover Schools

This August, Shelby County residents will head to the polls to vote for city council members. Here are a few things you need to know before election day. more

Jun 22, 2016 6:18 PM , People/Places

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