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OMHS Graduation 2020

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Over 300 students received their diplomas during the ceremony on Monday, June 1 at Heardmont Stadium. Read more

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Gov. Kay Ivey has authorized the National Guard to activate up to 1,000 guardsmen across the state as needed. Read more

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Hoover's curfew will be in effect from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., effective immediately, and prevents travel on city roads with some exceptions, as well as demonstrations, marches and vigils on public property. Read more

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The 11th edition of The World Games has been delayed until July 7-17, 2022. The organizers also announced on April 22 that the international multi-sport event will become The World Games 2022 Birmingham. Read more

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Online viewers will notice a difference in the audio and video of the meetings. Read more

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

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Addressing the plans for the fall, Carroll said that they will open school and they would be prepared. Read more

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The Shelby County Courthouse will open to the public beginning Tuesday, June 2 with limited access during Phase Two of the resumption of in-person hearings. Jury trials will not begin until September 1. Read more

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Trips for Kids is a national nonprofit organization with over 80 chapters, whose purpose is to provide inner-city youth access to bicycles and the opportunity to participate in outdoor rides. Read more

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

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Leah Ingram Eagle

The event was planned as a way to honor the students before they knew whether they would be able to have an actual graduation ceremony. Read more

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May 19 was declared to be Class of 2020 Day in the city. Read more

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The original graduation exercises, scheduled for May 1, were postponed due to public health directives related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

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Chief Financial and Information Officer Melinda Lopez is leaving at the end of May after 23 years with the city, and her husband, Frank, is retiring after 24 years as revenue director. Read more

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Hoover library book drop 10-25-19

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All materials will be quarantined three to seven days as part of the sanitation process before being returned to the library shelves, officials said. Read more

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YMCA of Greater Birmingham

Kamp Fender

Both will re-open to members on Monday, June 1, 2020, after having been closed since March 16, but with restrictions. Read more

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Jones also believes that Alabama could be a hub for healthcare manufacturing to allow for purchasing of PPE in the country, as opposed to foreign vendors. Read more

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All Shelby County high schools will hold in-person graduations at their football stadiums during the week of June 1. Read more

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Four leaders from around the county spoke during the online update about how their companies have been faring throughout COVID-19. Read more

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The indoor track at the Finley Center reopened Tuesday, and parts of the Hoover Recreation Center will reopen Wednesday. Read more

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