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Photo by Erin Nelson.

More than 300 students from Hoover and Spain Park high schools are signed up for the Health Science Academy at the Riverchase Career Connection Center, which opens for the first time with the start of school on Aug. 8. Read more

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The city of Hoover’s annual National Night out event is moving to a new location for its 10th year — the parking lot of the Riverchase Galleria. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The Hoover Police Department drew in more donors to a blood drive at the Hoover Public Safety Center than the Hoover Fire Department. Read more

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The chamber honored the top police officers, firefighter, paramedic, detention officer and 911 operator. Read more

People/Places

Melanie Posey Scott West

Posey photo by Jon Anderson; West photo courtesy of Hoover Fire Department

Melanie Posey comes to the city of Hoover from the WBRC Fox 6 TV station, while Scott West has been with the Hoover Fire Department since 2003. Read more

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Image courtesy of National Weather Service

Relief supplies are being collected at all Hoover fire stations. Read more

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2018 Greater Shelby Chamber Safety Awards

Sydney Cromwell

The Safety Awards Luncheon was held on Sept. 26. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Other winners included ServPro of Birmingham, the Cullman and Hoover fire departments and Gadsden first responders. Read more

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Photos by Jon Anderson

Top police officer, firefighters helped rescue a man who was about to jump from a bridge onto Interstate 459 in an effort to kill himself. Read more

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2018 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

The officials were at the 2018 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast, and the police and fire departments honored student contest winners. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

When new Hoover fire Chief Clay Bentley decided he wanted to name a No. 2 leader in the Fire Department, he chose Brandon Etheredge. Read more

People/Places

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Photo by Jon Anderson

A replacement fire engine for the Greystone Legacy community will have to wait until more money is available, fire Chief Clay Bentley said. Read more

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Erica Techo

The Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Public Safety Awards recognized officers and firefighters throughout Shelby County. Read more

Businesses

Clay Bentley Aug 2016

Photo by Erica Techo

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

People/Places

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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. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Wingate came to the Hoover Fire Department in July 1975 from the Bluff Park Fire Department (before Bluff Park was annexed into Hoover). Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The upgrade could mean lower insurance premiums for home owners, renters and business owners. Read more

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Hoover 2016 public safety awards

Photo by Jon Anderson

Twelve employees of the police and fire departments were recognized for outstanding work over the past year. Read more

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Hoover fire dept ladder trucks

Photo from Hoover Fire Department website

Mayor Frank Brocato requested the delay, saying he wants to do more research on potential options. Read more

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Photo from Hoover Fire Department website

Fire Chief Chuck Wingate said the department needs to replace the 100-foot ladder truck at Station No. 4 on Municipal Drive. Read more

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    RC3 8-1-19

    Hoover fire Chief Clay Bentley and Fire Department personnel participate in the ribbon cutting for the Fire and Emergency Services Academy at the dedication ceremony for the Hoover school system's Riverchase Career Connection Center on Thursday Aug. 1, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    The American Red Cross held a Boots vs. Badges blood drive at the Hoover Public Safety Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Boots vs Badges 2019 1

    Mallory Smith, a Hoover resident whose husband is a Hoover firefighter, makes a blood donation at the Boots vs. Badges blood drive put on by the American Red Cross at the Hoover Public Safety Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Boots vs Badges 2019 2

    Susan McGettigan, a resident of the Meadow Brook community in north Shelby County, at left, rests after making a blood donation at the Boots vs. Badges blood drive put on by the American Red Cross at the Hoover Public Safety Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Boots vs Badges 2019 3

    The American Red Cross distributed these T-shirts at the Boots vs. Badges blood drive at the Hoover Public Safety Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. The Hoover police and fire departments competed to see who could draw the most donors there.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Boots vs Badges 2019 5

    The American Red Cross held a Boots vs. Badges blood drive at the Hoover Public Safety Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. The Hoover police and fire departments competed to see who could draw the most blood donors there.

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