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YMCA after-school academy

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Hoover's current after-school program serves about 1,000 students in the elementary schools and Brock's Gap Intermediate School. more

Aug 15, 2017 9:36 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover library renovation Aug 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

The $144,000 renovation project is expected to be completed by Sept. 8. more

Aug 8, 2017 6:14 PM News

Willy Wonka Jr. 8-7-17

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The Birmingham theater put on the show with an all-kids cast 10 times between July 27 and Aug. 6. more

Aug 8, 2017 3:51 PM People/Places

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Wingate came to the Hoover Fire Department in July 1975 from the Bluff Park Fire Department (before Bluff Park was annexed into Hoover). more

Aug 8, 2017 2:21 PM News

Riverchase Middle School July 2017.jpg

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Once the Pelham City Council de-annexes the property, the two parties will be able to close the $4.25 million land purchase. more

Aug 3, 2017 9:55 PM Schools

Monte D'Oro flooding 7-26-17

Photo courtesy of Eileen Lewis

City leaders have identified five pieces of private property where they say repairs are needed for the general protection and welfare of the public. more

Aug 3, 2017 9:34 PM News

The award now will be called the Chief Nicholas C. Derzis Safe Schools Leadership Award. more

Aug 2, 2017 9:29 PM News

National Night Out 2017-12

Photo by Jon Anderson

Hoover police Chief Nick Derzis estimated 5,000 to 6,000 people attended the annual event in the parking lot of The Grove shopping center. more

Aug 1, 2017 11:00 PM News

Sci fi costume winners

Photos by Jon Anderson

Two characters from the Overwatch video game and a character taken from "Brave" and "Braveheart" prevailed. more

Jul 30, 2017 12:41 AM People/Places

Dad Brigade 2017-3

Photo by Jon Anderson

This year's back-to-school cleanup effort was expanded to include Hoover's two high schools, meaning volunteers were sprucing up all 16 campuses that are part of Hoover City Schools. more

Jul 29, 2017 8:55 AM Hoover Schools

Stadium Trace cyclist

Photo by Jon Anderson

The city of Hoover held a public involvement meeting at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium Thursday night and will continue taking comments until Aug. 15. more

Jul 27, 2017 9:55 PM News

John Anderson

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"It's a celebration of science fiction, fantasy and geeky pop culture," said Krysten Griffin, chairwoman of the festival. "It's like a big party." more

Jul 27, 2017 9:40 PM News

Altadena Woods walkers

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The first of two public input meetings this week regarding the city's bicycle and pedestrian plan was held at Heatherwood Hills Country Club. more

Jul 25, 2017 10:00 PM News

Ron Bradstreet 7-20-17 (2)

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The award is given annually to a role model who promotes the ideals of freedom and supports the government and U.S. military. more

Jul 20, 2017 8:28 PM News

Greystone sidewalk

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Two meetings are scheduled for July 25 and July 27. more

Jul 19, 2017 6:25 PM News

Hoover Library Theatre 17-18 season

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"I think we have a wide mix of just about everything that will appeal to everybody," Fine Arts Director Matina Johnson said. more

Jul 12, 2017 4:54 AM People/Places

Hoover school board 7-11-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

Hoover is offering $4.25 million for the 41-acre campus. more

Jul 11, 2017 11:37 PM Hoover Schools

Edward Lawler Taylor

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Surveillance photos released to the public helped identify a suspect. more

Jul 10, 2017 12:48 PM News

Hoover Public Safety Center

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Garbage and recycling pickup also is being delayed. more

Jul 3, 2017 5:05 PM News

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

"People tell me I know where all the bodies are buried. I kind of do," Denise Roberson said. more

Jun 30, 2017 10:26 PM People/Places

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