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Photos by Jon Anderson

Top police officer, firefighters helped rescue a man who was about to jump from a bridge onto Interstate 459 in an effort to kill himself. more

Feb 15, 2018 11:17 PM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The driver, Mark Pierce, had been employed with Hoover City Schools since September. more

Feb 2, 2018 9:42 PM Schools

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Photos courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

The award is given annually for teachers who go beyond the call of duty to serve students. more

Jan 31, 2018 10:54 PM Schools

A sporting goods store, liquor store and cafe all were burglarized overnight. more

Jan 25, 2018 11:14 PM News


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Construction on a new Covenant Classical School and Daycare near Greystone is well under way, with a goal of being complete and open by August, the school’s CEO said. more

Jan 22, 2018 7:45 PM Schools

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The Hoover Service Club is cooking up a magical night for the 2018 Hearts and Harmony Gala, the club’s primary fundraiser each year. more

Jan 22, 2018 6:59 PM People/Places

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

The five-field baseball and softball complex under construction next to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium is on schedule, city officials said. more

Jan 22, 2018 5:34 PM News


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The city of Hoover has some new eyes and ears in Montgomery and Washington, D.C. more

Jan 22, 2018 5:07 PM People/Places

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan

Also, Council President John Greene today installed the chamber's 2018 officers. more

Jan 18, 2018 10:59 PM Businesses

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Three meetings are scheduled in late January and early February. more

Jan 15, 2018 10:45 PM News

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The 18-year-old's life was cut short when he was shot to death at the Elevation Hoover apartment complex. more

Dec 28, 2017 1:42 AM News


Photo by Jon Anderson.

Developers in Hoover may have to start building sidewalks on both sides of the street in their subdivisions and commercial developments if the city adopts proposed changes to sidewalk regulations. more

Dec 27, 2017 10:51 PM People/Places


Photo by Jon Anderson.

When new Hoover fire Chief Clay Bentley decided he wanted to name a No. 2 leader in the Fire Department, he chose Brandon Etheredge. more

Dec 27, 2017 10:47 PM People/Places

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Some parents had begun to wonder if U.S. District Judge Madeline Haikala was ever going to make a final decision regarding the rezoning plan presented to her by Hoover school officials in April 2016. more

Dec 27, 2017 10:45 PM Schools


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Housing construction in Hoover is expected to click up a notch in 2018 after a slower 2017, according to the city’s primary developer and home builder. more

Dec 27, 2017 10:39 PM People/Places


Photo by Jon Anderson.

Two new hires in 2017 will set the tone for the city of Hoover in the new year, Mayor Frank Brocato said. more

Dec 27, 2017 10:36 PM News


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The Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce has a big change ahead in 2018, with the task of finding a new executive director. more

Dec 27, 2017 9:54 PM Businesses

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Jon Anderson.

The rate increased from $6 to $8.50 per $1,000 worth of construction, in addition to the base fee of $1,500 per house that goes to the school board. more

Dec 19, 2017 4:14 AM News 1 Comments


Photo by Jon Anderson.

Public buildings in Hoover have a variety of closing schedules for the Christmas and New Year holidays: more

Nov 21, 2017 10:41 PM News

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But Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she is more interested to see students compete with students nationally and internationally. more

Nov 16, 2017 11:40 PM Schools

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