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Chamber honors the HCS Employee of the Year

During the November luncheon, the Chamber of Commerce honored the Hoover City Schools Employee of the Year and Superintendent Andy Craig gave the state of the school system address. more »

Nov 20, 2014 11:03 PM News

Bluff Park resident Dan Fulton addresses the council about the 2015 budget during a November meeting.

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Hoover council adopts budget, hears concerns about school funding

During the Monday night meeting, the city council adopted the budget for the 2015 fiscal year and heard from several residents concerned about lack of funding for Hoover City Schools. more »

Nov 18, 2014 2:08 AM News 1 Comments

Superintendent Andy Craig at the July 14 Hoover Board of Education meeting.

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Superintendent Andy Craig resigns

After about seven years with Hoover City Schools, Superintendent Andy Craig announced Tuesday that he will resign from his position of chief executive officer. more »

Nov 11, 2014 4:55 PM News

Anthony's offering free car wash to veterans

On Tuesday, Nov. 11, Anthony’s Full Service & Express Car Wash will provide free car washes to veterans and current military service personnel under the Grace For Vets Free Wash Program. more »

Nov 10, 2014 8:00 PM News

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Whole Foods announces new store coming to Hoover

In its fourth-quarter earnings report on Thursday, Nov. 6, Whole Foods Market announced that it recently signed leases for 12 new store locations across the country, one of which will be in Hoover. more »

Nov 6, 2014 11:00 PM News

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Hoover council discusses 2014 Action Plan

​During Monday's meeting, the City Council approved a funding agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development regarding the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program 2014 Action Plan. more »

Nov 4, 2014 12:49 AM News

Hoover Board of Education members Cooper (left) and Kelley go over information prior to the meeting.

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Board of Education supports new amendment, addresses savings inquiry

On Monday night, the Hoover Board of Education voted to support a new amendment requiring a two-thirds vote from legislature, and it addressed a previous reduction in force. more »

Oct 7, 2014 1:14 AM News

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The voice from Spain Park

One line into the song, Gwen Stefani turned her chair around. more »

Oct 27, 2014 9:16 PM People

Channeling pain into purpose

Hoover resident Kayla Perry was diagnosed with neuroblastoma one month after her 18th birthday. She and her family have created the foundation Open Hands Overflowing Hearts to generate funding for pediatric cancer. more »

Oct 27, 2014 9:13 PM People

Chip Alredge operates The Eagle Radio Group from his home-base studio in Russet Woods. He lost 200 pounds in 18 months.

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Local radio personality shares personal journey of weight loss

For 15 years, radio personality Chip Arledge struggled with his image. more »

Oct 27, 2014 9:05 PM People

Thanksgiving from a pro

Chef Ron Cook of Morningside of Riverchase shares his taste of Thanksgiving more »

Oct 27, 2014 8:44 PM People

Islamic center fundraising for expansion

Hoover’s Islamic community is quickly outgrowing its space, and HCIC has begun raising funds for expansion. more »

Oct 27, 2014 8:33 PM News

A season of gratitude

Hoover City School students share what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving more »

Oct 27, 2014 8:29 PM People

Hoover-based jewelry designer to participate in Market Noel

Hoover resident and mother of three Kerry Leasure will be bringing her jewelry back to Market Noel this year. more »

Oct 27, 2014 8:27 PM People

Donald Byron works with customers at the register at Bluff Park Hardware. Some have been regulars for years.

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Bluff Park Hardware

Since its beginning, Bluff Park Hardware’s focus has been on helping the customer and valuing honesty. Walking through the doors gives customers an old-fashioned feel, as though time has stopped right where it needs to and has no plans to move. more »

Oct 27, 2014 8:27 PM Businesses

Owner Jack Lin, left, said eight out of ten people who come in to the Colonnade location ask for long time employee Putu.

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Pablo’s Restaurante & Cantina

Jack, Sue and Susan Lin’s father owned a Chinese restaurant in Georgia while they were growing up, and they never wanted to follow the family tradition. more »

Oct 27, 2014 8:23 PM Restaurants

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