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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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Darroch serves as the technology coach for Bluff Park, Deer Valley and Greystone elementary schools. more

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City officials called for unity and healing in the community and prayers for the family of the 21-year-old man shot by a Hoover police officer on Thanksgiving night. more

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Benton Nissan 11-20-18

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The owner of Benton Nissan did talk with Irondale officials about a potential move but now plans to stay and expand in Hoover. more

Businesses

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The company sought a tax abatement to improve its Hoover dealership, but the mayor says other dealerships made improvements without incentives. more

Businesses

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The new Riverchase Career Connection Center will help fulfill that mission, Superintendent Kathy Murphy told the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. more

Hoover Schools

Jason Gaston 11-13-18

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Jason Gaston has been the media and public relations coordinator for Hoover City Schools since September 2007. more

Hoover Schools

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The board also discussed classroom additions at two schools and approved a pay raise for classified employees. more

News

The public event is being organized by the Greater Birmingham Fellowship of Christian Athletes. more

People/Places

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

News

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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

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

News

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

People/Places

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

News

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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

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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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