Photo courtesy of Shelby County Schools.

Randy Fuller, who has served for three consecutive terms as superintendent of education for Shelby County Schools, has announced he will retire at the end of his current term in office this December. more

Jan 19, 2018 9:30 PM Schools


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The city of Hoover has had a lot of big zoning fights in 50 years, and one man has been in the middle of most of them. more

Oct 30, 2017 2:57 PM News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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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


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

When Allen Pate first came to work for the city of Hoover in February 1988, it was supposed to be a one-year job of overseeing construction of Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

Oct 25, 2016 5:53 PM People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Faith Presbyterian Church.

After 30 years behind the pulpit of Faith Presbyterian Church, Pastor Alan Carter, known by many as simply “Alan,” is retiring. more

Oct 25, 2016 4:29 PM People/Places

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Pate choked up with emotion as he made the announcement at a Hoover City Council meeting. more

Sep 19, 2016 9:06 PM News


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The Chelsea High School cafeteria was filled with teachers, staff members, PTO volunteers and a few students after an early release on May 26. more

Jun 21, 2016 8:21 PM Chelsea Schools

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Erica Techo

This year’s party had two guests of honor — retiring band director Dane Lawley and teacher Carlene Hooper. more

May 27, 2016 4:25 PM Chelsea Schools

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Shelby County Museum and Archives director Bobby Joe Seales is retiring after 16 years. more

Sep 23, 2015 9:40 PM People/Places

Savvy Social Security Planning: What Baby Boomers Need to Know to Maximize Retirement Income, has been scheduled for May 6 from 6-7 p.m. at the library. more

May 1, 2014 2:57 PM News

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