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Michael Williams 9-21-17

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Michael Williams, the Secret Service special agent in charge for Alabama and Mississippi, shared his story with the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. more

Sep 21, 2017 6:44 PM News

The 34 people in the group represent a variety of sectors in the Hoover community, including education, large and small businesses, nonprofits and government. more

Sep 20, 2017 9:52 PM News

Jefferson County distribution to schools 9-20-17

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The money was part of $69 million of unspent proceeds from the county's previous education sales and use tax that was divided among the county's 12 school districts. more

Sep 20, 2017 8:48 PM Hoover Schools

Parents, students and school system employees have three choices from which to choose for each year. more

Sep 14, 2017 9:31 PM Hoover Schools

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The school board's second 2018 budget hearing and regular September school board meeting both were rescheduled from Monday to Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Irma. more

Sep 11, 2017 9:53 PM Schools

School employees should report to work at their normal time, however. more

Sep 11, 2017 3:29 PM Hoover Schools

Briana Kinsey Miss DC

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Kinsey, who now lives, works and goes to school in Washington, D.C., competed as Miss District of Columbia. more

Sep 11, 2017 2:06 PM People/Places

Tynette Lynch spring 2016-2

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The award comes from the Alabama Tourism Department. more

Sep 8, 2017 11:02 AM People/Places

Hoover cell tower

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Fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks require more, but smaller cell towers, Councilman Mike Shaw said. more

Sep 7, 2017 9:54 PM News

Hoover RV Park May 2017

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People must show proof of residency in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina or Texas. more

Sep 7, 2017 9:20 PM News

Melinda Lopez 9-5-17.jpg

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The mayor is proposing $113.9 million in expenditures and projecting $111 million in revenues for the general fund and plans to make up the difference with the capital projects fund. more

Sep 6, 2017 2:50 AM News

Stadium Trace Village site 8-29-17

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Two developments are part of the Trace Crossings community, and the third is the shopping center in Riverchase slated to gain a Whole Foods Market. more

Sep 5, 2017 4:03 PM News

Clay Bentley Aug 2016

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Bentley has served with the Hoover Fire Department for more than 20 years and worked full-time for the Birmingham Fire Department before that. more

Aug 30, 2017 9:44 PM People/Places

Chuck Wingate retirement 1

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Several hundred people attended a retirement party for Wingate, who worked 42 years for the Fire Department. more

Aug 29, 2017 11:36 PM News

Tina Hancock 8-29-17

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If approved, this would be the first time in 13 years the school board has passed a budget predicting a surplus instead of a deficit, school officials said. more

Aug 29, 2017 1:47 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover school board 8-15-17

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A second public hearing is scheduled for Sept. 11. more

Aug 28, 2017 9:20 PM Hoover Schools

Leadership Hoover Thomas Vest

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Classes of about 30 leaders from all walks of life will meet monthly to learn about the city and look for ways to improve it. more

Aug 25, 2017 5:27 PM News

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

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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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