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The Litter Gitter is an in-stream litter collection device developed by Osprey Initiative. It traps litter in a cage-like device without disturbing the stream’s marine wildlife. Read more


Tour an open house this Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Read more


Mike Shaw 2020

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Shaw said he wants to continue fostering Hoover's growth in the technology sector and help the city plan for and manage growth and revitalization efforts. Read more


When students return for the fall semester, whether or not Sinnott has the title of "Alabama Teacher of the Year," he said he wants to be prepared to lead them in a world that has seen a lot of change in just a few months. Read more


Chelsea Middle School will also have a second School Resource Officer for the 2020-21 school year. Read more



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His clinic uses a model that’s different from most other primary care services. Patients pay a monthly fee, just like a gym membership, and insurance is left out of the picture. Read more



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The original start date was Aug. 6, but is being pushed back one week. An email was sent out Tuesday outlining the learning options: traditional on-campus learning and remote at-home learning. Read more

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John Lyda 2020

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John Lyda said he wants to continue to be "one of the top conservative voices on that council." Read more



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Not even a once-in-a-century pandemic can slowdown one of Alabama’s largest farmer’s markets. Read more


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Brocato said he has shown himself a proven leader in times of crisis, has kept promises he made when he first ran for mayor and has a great plan for Hoover's future. Read more



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At the pickup window, Ryan will sell her nutrient-dense salads, grain bowls, superfood snacks, breakfast bites, coffee and other drinks in a grab-and-go setting. Read more



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The longtime and legendary Vestavia Hills High School football coach will hang up his whistle following the 2020 season, his 43rd as the head coach of the Rebels. Read more



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Once he boarded up his windows, he decided to cover up the “ugly plywood” with a mural in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Read more


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Jefferson State Community College

The number of scholarships available for the 2020 fall semester by more than 50 percent from just a year ago. Read more


Zach Abercrombie began his tenure with the Baptist Health System in 2007. Read more


Ready to Shred Day

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The Ready to Shred event will be held Friday, July 17 at the Pelham Civic Complex. Read more

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Hoover police 2-1-19

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The Hoover officer posted a photo of an armed protester in Atlanta as if he were in the crosshairs of a rifle scope. Read more


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Face coverings will be required in Jefferson County in most public indoor settings and some outdoor settings, starting at 5 p.m., Monday, June 29. Read more



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"Shelby County Schools will provide a comprehensive update in July with more specific details once our back-to-school re-entry plan is complete." Read more


Trussville City School bus

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The AEA believes any reopening plan has to not only ensure the health and safety of all students and educators, but also prioritize long-term strategies for student learning and educational equity. Read more


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