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It's a dramatic turnaround from many years of deficit spending and the $1.9 million deficit that was projected when the 2017 budget originally was passed in September 2016. more

Dec 12, 2017 9:34 PM Schools

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The Hoover City Council on Nov. 6 appointed Kermit Kendrick, an attorney with the Burr & Forman law firm, to replace Jill Ganus on the Hoover Board of Education. more

Nov 20, 2017 4:15 PM News

Hoover High Marching Band 2017

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The 34,000-square-foot facility will include a central band room large enough to seat 600 people. Hoover's current marching band has 352 students in it, including auxiliary groups. more

Nov 15, 2017 7:02 PM Schools 1 Comments

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Kendrick has worked for the Burr & Forman law firm for 17 years and lived in Hoover 16 years. more

Nov 6, 2017 7:54 PM Schools 1 Comments

Hoover Council Education Committee 11-2-17

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Eleven people applied for the vacancy. more

Nov 6, 2017 4:06 PM News

Hoover school board applicants Oct 2017

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The applicants are seeking to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Jill Ganus. more

Nov 1, 2017 8:15 PM Schools

Hoover school board 8-15-17

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Board member Jill Ganus resigned after accepting an appointment to a Jefferson County District Court judgeship. more

Oct 24, 2017 5:21 PM Schools

Hoover Board of Education Building

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy had a conflict with a superintendents' fall conference. more

Oct 10, 2017 1:34 PM Schools

Artists on the Bluff 2016-1

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The Artists on the Bluff group will, however, have to pay utility costs from Sept. 1 to Dec. 31 and make sure the building meets approval of the city fire marshal. more

Sep 25, 2017 9:09 PM Schools

Artists on Bluff and Riverchase Middle

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School officials must decide how long they will give Artists on the Bluff to move out of the former Bluff Park Elementary and decide how best to use the Riverchase Middle School being acquired from Pelham. more

Sep 24, 2017 8:00 PM Schools 1 Comments

Artists on the Bluff 2016-2

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Neither the Hoover school board nor the Hoover City Council seems willing to invest the $1 million to $4 million to bring the nearly 100-year-old building up to code. more

Sep 18, 2017 10:09 PM News 21 Comments

Parents, students and school system employees have three choices from which to choose for each year. more

Sep 14, 2017 2:40 PM Schools 1 Comments

Hoover school board 9-12-17

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The school board plans to spend $177.5 million in fiscal 2018, which starts Oct. 1, and take in $180.9 million in revenues, resulting in a $3.4 million positive balance. more

Sep 12, 2017 8:16 PM Schools

Artists on the Bluff 2016-1

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Costs of needed building repairs have complicated negotiations. more

Sep 12, 2017 9:00 AM News 1 Comments

Hoover school board Aug 2017

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The school board's second 2018 budget hearing and regular September school board meeting both were rescheduled from Monday to Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Irma. more

Sep 11, 2017 4:44 PM Schools

Tina Hancock 8-29-17

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If approved, this would be the first time in 13 years the school board has passed a budget predicting a surplus instead of a deficit, school officials said. more

Aug 29, 2017 11:06 PM Schools

Hoover school board 8-15-17

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A second public hearing is scheduled for Sept. 11. more

Aug 28, 2017 8:51 PM Schools

Riverchase Middle School July 2017

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Once the Pelham City Council de-annexes the property, the two parties will be able to close the $4.25 million land purchase. more

Aug 3, 2017 4:44 PM Schools 1 Comments

Hoover school board 7-11-17

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Hoover is offering $4.25 million for the 41-acre campus. more

Jul 11, 2017 10:19 PM Schools 7 Comments

Hoover High access roads property

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The Hoover school board this morning agreed to give the city of Hoover 3.3 acres so the city can build an access road and parking lot related to the new sports park being built at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex. more

May 30, 2017 10:13 AM Schools

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