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Santek recycling pickup 8-21-19

Photo by Erin Nelson

The garbage hauler has put cameras on all its trucks in Hoover and enacted landfill restrictions on recycling pickup day. Read more

News

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Photo courtesy of Andrew Swindle

Caitlyn McTier is a senior at the University of Alabama and will represent Hoover throughout the coming year and in the Miss Alabama 2020 competition. Read more

People/Places

The five-day celebration is scheduled for Feb. 18-22. Tickets go on sale Jan. 7. Read more

People/Places

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Photo courtesy of Kristin Bundren.

The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching is the highest award given by the U.S. government to kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers of math and science, including computer science. Read more

Hoover Schools

2017 Roger Day Christmas Photo Shoot

Photo courtesy of Roger Day.

The Red Mountain Theatre Company on Dec. 5-6 is putting on a play called “Holiday Memories,” and children’s entertainer Roger Day will perform Christmas-themed shows on Dec. 12-13. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

"We’re trying to get people back to God, then back to life, then back to work,” Tony Cooper told the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

In the past two years, McLeod Software has added more than 120 associates, bringing total employment to more than 500. More than 100 of those new employees are based in the new Hoover headquarters, putting its total Hoover workforce at more than 400. Read more

Businesses

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Staff photo.

For those looking for a spot to take their Christmas once the holidays are over, there are several options for people living along the U.S. 280 corridor. Read more

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Public buildings and services around Hoover and Chelsea have a variety of closing schedules for the Christmas and New Year holidays. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

The Hoover Public Library has received positive feedback about the six new remote book drops that have been placed in the outer parts of the city, Director Amanda Borden said. Read more

News

Sara Franklin horizontal Sept 2019

Photo courtesy of Epilepsy Foundation of Alabama.

The Hoover native and new mother was asleep in her home in the Kirkman Preserve community when she, for the first time in her life, experienced what is known as a tonic clonic seizure, sometimes called a grand mal seizure. Read more

People/Places

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Smith, a retired Hoover firefighter with multiple business interests, has been on the Hoover City Council for 15 years. Read more

News

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Photo by Jon Anderson

With new zoning restrictions in place, the City Council also lifted its moratorium against such businesses. Read more

Businesses

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Photo courtesy of Greg Bishop

The amount of city funding for the Hoover City Schools Foundation still remains uncertain. Read more

News

Kathy Murphy 6-4-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

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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Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

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

News

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Photos by Jon Anderson

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

News

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

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

News

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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

News

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

News

John Anderson

Photo from Hoover Public Library website

"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

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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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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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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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