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Connections, coupled with persistence, really do matter. more

Feb 24, 2018 12:20 AM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Maddox for Governor campaign

Maddox is one of six Democrats seeking the governor's chair this year. more

Feb 21, 2018 11:19 PM News

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Photos by Jon Anderson

Parents are invited to meetings at Hoover and Spain Park high schools in early March. more

Feb 21, 2018 6:12 PM Hoover Schools

Greystone SRO

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

That will give Hoover a total of 11 full-time police officers and 17 part-time officers in the city's 16 schools. more

Feb 19, 2018 10:38 PM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

The Hoover City Council is again looking for people who want to serve on the school board. more

Feb 19, 2018 8:19 PM Schools

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The campus started with about 1,000 students the first year in 1993 and now serves nearly 5,000 students, Jeff State Interim President Keith Brown said. more

Feb 16, 2018 2:40 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Amy Tosney

Former board member Stephen Presley told the Hoover school board Tuesday night that it's past time Hoover has a sufficient place for students to perform. more

Feb 14, 2018 4:23 AM Schools

Spain Park show choir Jan 2018

Photo courtesy of Jim Schaeffer

The event will include show choirs from each Hoover intermediate, middle and high school and performances from a cappella choirs and a barbershop quartet. more

Feb 8, 2018 6:57 PM Hoover Schools

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Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

The Shelby County District Attorney's Office charged the 16-year-old boy as an adult with two counts of first-degree felony assault. more

Feb 8, 2018 6:33 PM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

About 45 people showed up for the last of three initial public input meetings for the city's comprehensive plan. more

Feb 6, 2018 11:43 PM News

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Paula McLain photo courtesy of Nina Subin; Stephanie Powell Watts photo courtesy of Bob Watts; other photos courtesy of the authors or Hoover Public Library

The authors conference expanded to two venues in 2013. more

Feb 6, 2018 10:39 PM People/Places

Hoover school bus driver DUI

Pierce photo courtesy of Jefferson County Sheriff's Office; bus photo by Jon Anderson

"Thank God no children were on the bus at the time of the crash," Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. more

Feb 1, 2018 7:28 PM Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

No children were on the bus when the driver wrecked it just off Interstate 459, school system spokesman Jason Gaston said. more

Feb 1, 2018 1:22 AM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

About 100 people showed up for the second of three public input meetings for the city's comprehensive plan. more

Jan 30, 2018 11:44 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone

Superintendent Kathy Murphy announced the one-year delay in her state-of-the-school-system address. more

Jan 29, 2018 5:40 PM Schools

2018 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

The officials were at the 2018 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast, and the police and fire departments honored student contest winners. more

Jan 25, 2018 5:12 PM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

About 20 people showed up at Greystone Elementary School for the first of three public input meetings for the city's comprehensive plan. more

Jan 25, 2018 10:42 AM News

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Photo courtesy of Nicole Stansell

However, the two instructional days lost Jan. 16-17 due to icy roads likely won't have to be made up, Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. more

Jan 23, 2018 1:01 PM Hoover Schools

Greystone YMCA Aug 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

School officials say the YMCA offers a superior program, but it also may cost more. more

Jan 23, 2018 10:04 AM Hoover Schools 1 Comments

Hoover Met Complex South Access Road

Map courtesy of city of Hoover

C.S. Beatty Construction beat out two other bidders for the road project. more

Jan 19, 2018 9:47 AM News

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