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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." more

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Mt Laurel Turkey Trot 2018 (1)

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The temperature was not far above freezing Saturday morning, but that didn't keep smiles off runners' faces. more

People/Places

Salute to Veterans Ball 2018 (1)

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The guest speaker was Medal of Honor recipient and retired Army Command Sgt. Major Bennie Adkins of Opelika. more

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Doug Baker Blvd shopping center map

Map provided by city of Hoover

Developer Jim Mitchell plans to build a 15,000-square-foot shopping center at the intersection of Alabama 119 and Doug Baker Boulevard. more

Businesses

Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 1

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About 250 people attended a celebration at the Hoover Public Library Sunday afternoon. more

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Hoover climbing center 10-31-18 (1)

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The indoor climbing center features 15 colorful climbing stations with 19 auto belays and most of the climbing stations stretching 26 feet tall. more

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Founding member Eloise Martens and board member Sara Rast both are stepping off the board when their terms end Dec. 1. more

People/Places

Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (1)

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The crowd this year was about twice as big as last year, when 880 people came, children's coordinator Jeremy Davis said. more

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Hoover strategic development 10-4-18

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The proposed comprehensive plan now will be presented on Oct. 30 and Nov. 7, with a public hearing on Dec. 6. more

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Bryan Stevenson

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In addition to Bryan Stevenson, other authors scheduled to speak include Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg and New York Times bestselling author Melanie Benjamin. more

People/Places

The 2018 Hoover Hayride and Family Night will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24. more

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Hoover has numerous new events to honor veterans throughout the month of November. more

People/Places

Meadowbrook Tech Village 10-4-18

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Two more public presentations are scheduled for Oct. 30 and Nov. 7, and a public hearing is set for Dec. 6. more

News

John Archibald 10-18-18

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The columnist for the Alabama Media Group spoke to the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce at its Oct. 18 luncheon. more

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The meeting is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the banquet room at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

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

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The council voted 4-3 in favor of the moratorium until city leaders can take a thorough review of their zoning regulations. more

Businesses

An estimated 400 or more people showed up to sample food and beverages from Hoover restaurants, caterers and other food and beverage providers. more

News

Doug Baker Blvd shopping center map

Map provided by city of Hoover

The Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission recommended the City Council approve a 15,000-square-foot shopping center at the corner of Alabama 119 and Doug Baker Boulevard. more

Businesses

Finley Center external

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The complex is seeking people to help with game day operations, facility operations, parking, security, guest services, ticketing, concessions and the new climbing wall at the Finley Center. more

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A school system committee has recommended raises for secretaries, registrars, bookkeepers, custodians, bus drivers, child nutrition workers and maintenance workers. more

Hoover Schools

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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.

  • Hoover elem music fest 2018-19

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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.

  • Hoover elem music fest 2018-11

    Jon Anderson

    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.

  • Hoover elem music fest 2018-16

    Jon Anderson

    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.

  • Hoover elem music fest 2018-15

    Jon Anderson

    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.

  • Hoover elem music fest 2018-18

    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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