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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

News

Hoover back to school 2018 (20)

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Council members said Kelley's experience is critical as the district faces issues related to funding and a federal court desegregation case. Read more

Schools

Denim and Dining 2019 (1)

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The 2019 Denim & Dining fundraiser for the Hoover City Schools Foundation likely raised a record amount of money, organizers said. Read more

Hoover Schools

police training center groundbreaking 1

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The 16,000-square-foot facility will be built on Municipal Drive next to Hoover Fire Station No. 4 and include a virtual reality firearms training simulator. Read more

News

The Inverness Cove Residential Association is seeking the change to solve a problem of too many people parking on both sides of the street. Read more

News

Vickey Bailey

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Vickey Bailey is the Elementary Teacher of the Year for District 3 of the state school board. Read more

Chelsea Schools

Jeff State welding program land

Map from city of Hoover website

“The Shelby-Hoover campus is the only campus we have that has not been able to offer welding, and it’s time to change that,” Jeff State President Keith Brown said. Read more

News

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The Junior League of Birmingham is preparing to host its 27th annual Bargain Carousel shopping fundraiser at the former Winn-Dixie shopping center, off Alabama 150 in Hoover, on April 25, 27 and 28. Read more

People/Places

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The city’s annual Celebrate Hoover Day at Veterans Park returns for its 13th year on Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Read more

People/Places

It’s time for spring cleaning again, and the city of Hoover is gearing up for its 21st annual Household Hazardous Waste Day. Read more

People/Places

RJs Landscaping 3-23-19

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Homeowners who want grass cut list their address and desired time, and lawn care providers bid on the job. Read more

Businesses

The application deadline has been extended to April 10. Read more

News

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

People/Places

U.S. Steel gets to take advantage of tax-exempt bonds to build its electric arc furnace at its Fairfield Works facility in unincorporated Jefferson County. Read more

Businesses

pumping gas 3-18-19

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The city expects to get about $600,000 a year more and hopes the state and Jefferson and Shelby counties will have more for Hoover projects as well. Read more

News

Monique Lin-Luse 3-14-19

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Attorneys for the school system, NAACP and Justice Department shared an action plan Thursday night to meet desegregation goals. Read more

Hoover Schools

The meeting will be Thursday, March 14, at Trace Crossings Elementary School. Read more

Hoover Schools

Riverchase Career Connection Center

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Most of the extra $3.1 million in expenditures is related to converting Riverchase Middle School into the Riverchase Career Connection Center. Read more

Hoover Schools

Wendy Dickerson 3-7-19

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Wendy Dickerson has worked in the Vestavia Hills city clerk's office for more than 19 years and been deputy clerk for about 15 years. Read more

People/Places

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The classroom discussions were prompted by a video of Hoover and Spain Park high school students making racist and anti-Semitic comments. Read more

Hoover Schools

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Applicants must be Hoover residents and be willing to serve five years. 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.

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    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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