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The board has scheduled a meeting for 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15. more

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Met baseball opening 8-11-18

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Hundreds of people showed up to check out the five new fields at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex. more

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Hoover sports complex baseball fields July 2018

Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone

There will be a ribbon cutting and family fun night with inflatables, face painting, balloon twisters, music, sports clinics and a Birmingham area celebrity softball game. more

Sports

sweets

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Attendees will be able to sample cakes, pies, cookies and other desserts created by Alabama chefs, home cooks and restaurant professionals, as well as Bo Jackson's signature hamburgers. more

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Members of the new group say the city needs a space, and eventually a performing arts center, for artists who had to leave the Artists on the Bluff facility. more

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pool rescue

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Lifeguards April Fitten and Taylor Davis rescued a man and his young son, neither of whom knew how to swim, as they accidentally went from the shallow end of the pool to the deep end. more

People/Places

Hoover back to school 2018 (1)

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy encouraged faculty to build upon the vision of those who started the school system and keep fulfilling dreams. more

Hoover Schools

Pertussis

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Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease that can affect people of all ages but can be deadly for babies less than a year old. more

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Inverness sewer meeting 7-31-18 (1)

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Several residents said they believe a sewer rate increase is indeed needed. more

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Inverness sewer plant McGraw

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The City of Hoover tonight is holding a second public meeting to discuss potential rate increases and long-term needs for the city’s sewer system. more

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Doug Jones

Photo courtesy of U.S. Sen. Doug Jones

The town hall meeting will take place at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

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Hoover chamber 18 Freedom Award 1

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Pate, the city's former executive director, was instrumental in the development of the Veterans Memorial Arbor at Aldridge Gardens and Veterans Memorial Plaza at Veterans Park off Valleydale Road. more

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Monte D'Oro flooding 7-26-17

Photo courtesy of Eileen Lewis

Hoover property owners in Shelby County may see the stormwater fee increase as soon as fiscal 2019, but the fee increase won't impact Jefferson County until fiscal 2020. more

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The council also voted down a proposal to raise residential rental and lease taxes for apartments and rental homes. more

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Photo courtesy of Rob Hereth/F12

See who else is coming to the Hoover Library Theatre between now and May. more

People/Places

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Photos by Jon Anderson.

Only a few people have been asked to serve more than one five-year term on the Hoover school board, and Green Valley resident Earl Cooper is one of them. more

Hoover Schools

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The first class of Leadership Hoover has completed its mission, with the graduation of 34 men and women who spent nine months learning about the city and how to help it grow and prosper. more

Forehand Bivens

Photos courtesy of Jefferson County Jail

Police say the same two men robbed the BB&T Bank branch on Meadow Brook Road on both June 7 and June 27, plus a Regions Bank in Graysville on June 27. more

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Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel

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Hotel operators say they would rather see a $2.50 per night room fee than an increase in the city's total lodging tax from 14 percent to 17 percent. more

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Meadow Brook bank robbery 6-7-18 (2)

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But this time, authorities have arrested suspects and say they are the same men who robbed the bank on June 7. more

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