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Kathy Murphy 6-4-19

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Her proposal, set for a vote by the school board on Dec. 10, would start the 2021-22 school year on Aug. 10 and allow a full week out for Thanksgiving. Read more

Hoover Schools

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Retired Army Maj. Ed Pulido, senior vice president of the Folds of Honor Foundation, delivered a message about challenges, triumph and change. Read more

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City hall renovations should begin in early 2020, City Administrator Allan Rice said. Read more

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Orange Development U.S. 31 10-7-19

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The council also transferred an existing sales tax rebate for The Boot at The Grove restaurant to a restaurant that will replace it. Read more

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Sarah Conklin is the featured artist for the 2019 Moss Rock Festival in The Preserve subdivision in Hoover on Nov. 2-3 and will be there to showcase and sell some of her work. Read more

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The Salute to Veterans Ball is a fundraiser for the Hoover-based Vettes4Vets organization, which supports programs that offer housing for homeless veterans and transportation, education support and personal, physical and mental support for veterans. Read more

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The Junior League of Birmingham’s 2019 Market Noel shopping event is scheduled for Nov. 20-23 at the Finley Center at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex. Read more

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About once a month, on a Saturday or Sunday, gearheads and motorheads from across the metro area and beyond come rolling into the Hoover Met parking lot for autocross competitions. Read more

Sports

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Hoover city and Shelby County offices will close for both the Veterans Day and Thanksgiving holidays in 2019, but some public buildings will have different holiday hours. Read more

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The Hoover City Council promoted the city’s purchasing director, Ben Powell, to the city treasurer position, replacing Robert Yeager, whose retirement took effect Oct. 1. Read more

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The Hoover City Council in late September passed a $144 million budget for fiscal 2020 after cutting out $4.5 million from the mayor’s proposed spending plan and adding $2.3 million in spending favored by the council. Read more

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'We're hope dealers. We're not dope dealers." Read more

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Vapeology 9-6-18

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Hoover's zoning board on Monday recommended the City Council approve the new restrictions. Read more

Businesses

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About 325 people sampled fare from 27 restaurants, caterers and other food and drink providers. Read more

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Tattersall meeting 10-8-19

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About 200 people showed up for a community meeting at The Church at Brook Hills Tuesday night to hear a proposal. Read more

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Orange Development U.S. 31 site plan 7-21-19

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Orange Development plans to invest $4.76 million in the project and get a 25% tax rebate up to $500,000. Read more

Businesses

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Aldridge Gardens wants to give people a taste of what the city has to offer from a culinary perspective and raise money for the gardens with its eighth Taste of Hoover event Oct. 10. Read more

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People can purchase a Shop Save & Share discount card for $40 and receive a 20% discount on merchandise and food at more than 450 stores and restaurants in the Birmingham-Hoover metro area. Read more

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The Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce this year moved its annual golf tournament from summer to fall and gave it a new name. Read more

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The 2019 Hoover Cup Golf Tournament, which benefits the Hoover Parks and Recreation Foundation, is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 14, at Inverness Country Club. Read more

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"It's a celebration of science fiction, fantasy and geeky pop culture," said Krysten Griffin, chairwoman of the festival. "It's like a big party." Read more

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    Bill and Lynette Leech of Pelham, Alabama, came with their daughter, Marie Leech, and grandchildren Emily, Sydney and Michael Santamour of Indian Springs Village, Alabama, to the 2018 Celebrate Hoover Day at Veterans Park in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

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    Hoover elem music fest 2018-19

    Students from Deer Valley Elementary School perform "Chatter With the Angels," an African-American spiritual, at the 2018 "Sing! Dance! Play" Hoover Elementary Music Festival at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

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    Hoover elem music fest 2018-11

    Students from Deer Valley Elementary School perform the "Chatter With the Angels" African-American spiritual at the 2018 "Sing! Dance! Play" Hoover Elementary Music Festival at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

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    Hoover elem music fest 2018-16

    Students from Deer Valley Elementary School perform "Chatter With the Angels," an African-American spiritual, at the 2018 "Sing! Dance! Play" Hoover Elementary Music Festival at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

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    Hoover elem music fest 2018-15

    Students from Deer Valley Elementary School perform the "Chatter With the Angels" African-American spiritual at the 2018 "Sing! Dance! Play" Hoover Elementary Music Festival at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

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    Jon Anderson

    Hoover elem music fest 2018-18

    Students from Deer Valley Elementary School perform "Chatter With the Angels," an African-American spiritual, at the 2018 "Sing! Dance! Play" Hoover Elementary Music Festival at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

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