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Hoover 2017 chamber scholarships

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Four students plan to use the money to attend the University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Montevallo and Troy University. more

May 18, 2017 7:08 PM Schools

Rick Davis Hoover chamber 5-18-17

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The Birmingham-Hoover metro area accounts for 31 percent of the state's gross domestic product and had 20 percent of new job announcements in 2016, a Birmingham Business Alliance official said. more

May 18, 2017 7:05 PM Businesses

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City officials placed the time capsule inside the wall in the lobby of the Hoover Municipal Center. more

May 18, 2017 7:01 PM News

technology roundtable 5-16-17

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About a dozen Hoover-based technology companies met with city officials to share ideas. more

May 16, 2017 8:53 PM Businesses

Hoover Fire Class 1 ISO-1

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The upgrade could mean lower insurance premiums for home owners, renters and business owners. more

May 16, 2017 2:47 PM News

Paul McEwan 5-10-17 (5)

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McEwan also is the alternate overall Alabama Teacher of the Year, coming in second to Chasity Collier of Dawes Intermediate School in Mobile County. more

May 11, 2017 2:15 AM Schools

Hoover Prayer Breakfast 2017-1

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Murdock was the keynote speaker for the 2017 Hoover Mayor's Prayer Breakfast. more

May 2, 2017 4:41 PM News

Celebrate Hoover Day 2017-1

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The 2017 Celebrate Hoover Day drew an estimated 15,000 to 18,000 people, said Erin Colbaugh, the city of Hoover's events coordinator. more

Apr 30, 2017 3:02 PM News

Mkae-A-Wish beach trip 1

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Four-year-old Henri Villatoro, who had a liver transplant before he was 2, is getting his first trip to the ocean through Make-A-Wish Alabama. more

Apr 30, 2017 2:06 PM News

Hoover library spring book sale-3

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Library staff and volunteers have been setting out thousands of used books for sale Friday and Saturday. more

Apr 27, 2017 10:44 PM News

Spain Park track April 2017

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Track boosters say the track programs deserve a higher-quality surface, so they'll explore fundraising possibilities. more

Apr 25, 2017 4:54 PM Hoover Schools

Haz Waste Day 2017-28

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Residents also brought loads and loads of old paint, batteries, gasoline, motor oil, pesticides, cleaning products, used tires, prescription medication and a host of other items best left out of landfills. more

Apr 22, 2017 4:10 PM News

Denim & Dining 2017-37

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The event at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium included a casual barbecue dinner, music, a silent auction and even a little dancing. more

Apr 22, 2017 12:16 AM Hoover Schools

Hoover track April 2017

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The school board agreed to spend at least $2.74 million to replace the football turf and tracks at Hoover and Spain Park high schools but left the door open to possibly upgrade to higher-quality tracks after track and field supporters objected. more

Apr 21, 2017 6:29 PM Hoover Schools

Jimmie Stephens

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Jefferson County Commission President Jimmie Stephens is scheduled to give his third annual state-of-the-county address on Wednesday, April 19. more

Apr 18, 2017 5:08 PM News

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Monday was the first day for Mac Martin Jr., who previously served as the city planner and zoning official for Athens. more

Apr 18, 2017 3:21 AM News

Paul McEwan

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The pool will be narrowed to four finalists soon, and a winner is expected to be announced on May 10. more

Apr 12, 2017 3:30 PM Schools

Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she plans to ask a federal judge to implement the rezoning for 2018-19 instead to give families, employees and the community plenty of time to prepare. more

Apr 10, 2017 8:54 PM Hoover Schools

Regions Tradition Media Day Sluman putting

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The previous agreement to hold the golf PGA Tour Champions golf tournament at Greystone Golf and Country Club was set to expire after 2018. more

Apr 10, 2017 6:51 PM News

12U Strykers World Series Champs 2016

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The association plans to dedicate a field in honor of a man who has served as an umpire at the park for 30 years. more

Apr 7, 2017 8:34 PM Sports

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