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This budget should strengthen public safety and increase city employee salaries to once again make Hoover the "employer of choice," the mayor said. more

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This should be a record general fund budget for the city of Hoover, thanks to three tax increases approved by the City Council in July. more

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Here’s a look at the projects that received regular grant money this year. more

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Dodson helped with the acquisition of the building from Pelham City Schools and has been heavily involved in plans for renovation and the career programs that will be there. more

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School officials are hiring extra bus drivers to help take care of an unexpected demand for bus service. more

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy encouraged faculty to build upon the vision of those who started the school system and keep fulfilling dreams. more

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Dodson will become director of the Riverchase Career Connection Center on Oct. 1. more

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State of the Schools 2018

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The panel was part of the Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce's monthly luncheon. more

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Signup for the 2018 Hoover City Dad Brigade back-to-school cleanup begins June 4. more

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Murphy's salary now will be $218,900, and she will get a $40,000 bonus if she stays employed with Hoover five years. more

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Greystone Elementary's Carol McLaughlin was in the top four finalists for Alabama Teacher of the Year, and Berry Middle's Lincoln Clark was in the top 16. more

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McLaughlin teaches second grade at Greystone Elementary School. more

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Mudano is a research associate and epidemiologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and has been heavily involved with parent-teacher groups at Riverchase Elementary and Berry Middle School. more

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The Alabama Board of Education is working to narrow the list to three finalists who will be brought in for interviews. more

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Murphy is one of 41 applicants who are seeking to lead the Alabama Department of Education. Seven semifinalists are to be named Friday. more

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A consultant is projecting the school district will add 1,500 students over the next 10 years. more

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A state committee now will narrow the field to four finalists before the Alabama Teacher of the Year is named in Montgomery on May 9. more

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Jason Gaston photo courtesy of Hoover Historical Society; Charles Hickman photo by Jon Anderson

Speakers will be one of Hoover's first school board members and the current public relations coordinator. more

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Due to the threat of severe weather, school systems have opted to dismiss early and cancel after-school activities. more

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Parents are invited to meetings at Hoover and Spain Park high schools in early March. more

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