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Hoover school board 2-11-20

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Hoover school officials said decisions about school calendars should be made at the local level. Read more

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Becky White 2-10-20

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Becky White, a resident of the Trace Crossings community, has replaced Sammy Harris on the zoning board. Read more

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New devt next to Greystone Jan 2020

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Now, the developer must decide whether to submit a different plan or seek to build the subdivision in unincorporated Shelby County. Read more

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The mayors met in Hoover over the weekend and discussed bail for violent criminals, release of police body camera footage, internet sales tax distributions and local control of rights of way. Read more

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The Spain Park High School the theater department has two big shows planned for the spring semester. Read more

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Rebecca Besch from Berry Middle School is the 2019-20 Secondary Teacher of the Year for Hoover City Schools. Read more

Hoover Schools

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The End Heroin Walk for the Birmingham-Hoover metro area is moving from Birmingham’s Railroad Park to Hoover’s Veterans Park. Read more

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Hearts in Harmony 2019

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The Hoover Service Club’s biggest fundraiser of the year, the 2020 Hearts in Harmony Gala, will take place on Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Hoover Country Club. Read more

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The city had $602 million in new construction in 2019, Mayor Frank Brocato said in his 2020 state-of-the-city speech. Read more

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Greystone Pre-K August 2019 (4)

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

There is now one pre-K classroom at five schools, and officials are seeking grants to add six more pre-K classrooms, including at two new schools. Read more

Hoover Schools

A pilot mentoring program already is operating in four Hoover schools and is set to be expanded to other schools. Read more

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Hoover City Council President Gene Smith has announced he is challenging current Mayor Frank Brocato for the mayor’s chair in the Aug. 25 election, and other names are floating around as potential candidates for the mayor’s race as well. Read more

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Mark Davis has embarked on a new project to create a permanent monument for all military members from Alabama killed in action in the War on Terror since 9/11, and the city of Hoover has agreed to let it be built on city property at Veterans Park. Read more

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Actual construction on the $7.6 million project is set to begin Jan. 2 and should take 12 to 16 months, school officials said. Read more

Hoover Schools

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Now, a traffic study will be conducted to determine if speed tables are indeed merited and welcomed by residents. Read more

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Santek recycling pickup 8-21-19

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

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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

pres science teaching awards 2019

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

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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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"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.

  • 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.

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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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    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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