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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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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Hoover residents have a chance to get a free tree at an Arbor Day celebration at Aldridge Gardens on March 2. Read more

People/Places

Caldwell Crossings death 2-18-19 (2)

Photo by Jon Anderson

Authorities say the 73-year-old man died of blunt force trauma. Read more

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Caldwell Crossings death 2-18-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

Police have blocked off a portion of the 3100 block of Crossings Drive with crime scene tape. Read more

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Hoover school board 2-4-19 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The school board chose not to borrow an additional $12 million for upcoming classroom additions and instead use money already in the bank. Read more

Hoover Schools

The new debt would be combined with a much larger refinancing of debt. Read more

Hoover Schools

Dick's Golf Galaxy

Photo courtesy of Paul Gores/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Construction on the Dick's Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy should begin this summer, and a grand opening is set for the first quarter of 2020. Read more

Businesses

Alice in Wonderland

Images from Birmingham Children's Theatre

The theater plans to put on four shows at the mall as part of the Magic City Theatre Festival. Read more

People/Places

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Students from Hoover's five middle and high schools are scheduled to perform at Spain Park High School. Read more

Hoover Schools

Academy Sports Lee Branch 1-31-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

The 71,000-square-foot store is scheduled to close at the end of March. Read more

Businesses

Hoover police 2-1-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

There was a significant decrease in drug crimes and weapons law offenses. Read more

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Graphic from National Weather Service

The National Weather Service is predicting 2 to 3 inches of snow in central Alabama between midnight and noon Tuesday. Read more

Weather

Hoover Public Library sign

Photo by Jon Anderson

This includes the Hoover City Hall, Hoover Public Library, Hoover Recreation Center, Hoover Senior Center, Hoover Metropolitan Complex, Aldridge Gardens and non-emergency portions of the Hoover Public Safety Center. Read more

Weather

Ivey's body was laid to rest at Southern Heritage Cemetery in Pelham. Read more

People/Places

Ivey died Monday, Jan. 21, at his home in Chilton County. Read more

People/Places

Gary Ivey

Photo by Jon Anderson

Ivey served as Hoover's mayor from September 2011 to November 2016. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Hoover Service Club.

The Hoover Service Club has scheduled the 2019 Hearts in Harmony Gala for March 2 at the Hoover Country Club. 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

People/Places

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

"When we listen to each other, our differences will be leveraged to make us stronger," the mayor told the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. Read more

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Frank Brocato 2018

Photo courtesy of Lance Shores

Reservations are due by 3 p.m., Monday Jan. 14. Read more

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Berry Middle School addition proposal

Layout provided by Hoover City Schools

The 18-classroom addition still requires approval from the Hoover school board. Read 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

    Jon Anderson

    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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