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Jill Ganus

Photo courtesy of Jill Ganus

Ganus is resigning her seat on the Hoover school board as she takes the new post in the Bessemer Division of Jefferson County. more

Oct 10, 2017 3:19 PM People 1 Comments

Jefferson County distribution to schools 9-20-17

Photo courtesy of Grady Thornton.

The money was part of $69 million of unspent proceeds from the county's previous education sales and use tax that was divided among the county's 12 school districts. more

Sep 20, 2017 7:20 PM News 1 Comments

Judge Julie A. Palmer, former presiding judge for the domestic relations courts of Jefferson County, Birmingham Division, announces she is “of counsel” with the Merrell Law Firm as of Feb. 1. more

Apr 28, 2017 6:11 PM People

Jimmie Stephens

Photo courtesy of Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce

Jefferson County Commission President Jimmie Stephens is scheduled to give his third annual state-of-the-county address on Wednesday, April 19. more

Apr 18, 2017 1:10 PM Businesses

Alabama Supreme Court

Photo by Paul Robertson (from Alabama Supreme Court website)

The court said a law allowing Jefferson County to reroute sales tax money for schools to other county projects is not unconstitutional. more

Mar 17, 2017 10:11 PM News

Hoover tax vote 3-7-17

Still shot from video by Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

"I'm absolutely excited for the children of Jefferson County," Hoover schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. more

Mar 7, 2017 9:42 PM News

Voting at Hoover library

Photo by Jon Anderson

Voters in the Jefferson County portion of Hoover will be voting on three tax renewals that together bring in more than $22 million a year for Hoover City Schools, officials said. more

Mar 4, 2017 3:20 PM News

The Distinguished Young Women program of Jefferson County is accepting applications from high school girls graduating in 2018 and residing in Jefferson County. more

Feb 24, 2017 4:03 PM People

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell

A convenience store is just a quick pit stop for most drivers on their morning commute. more

Jan 30, 2017 7:07 PM People

Hoover Public Library Oct 2015

Photo by Jon Anderson

City offices are closed Friday through Monday, but some buildings have different hours. more

Dec 28, 2016 9:49 AM News

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

At a meeting on Nov. 10, the Birmingham Water Works Board discussed the effects of the current drought and approved a rate increase of 3.9%. more

Nov 11, 2016 5:25 PM News 1 Comments

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Erica Techo

Amendment 14, the final amendment on the ballot, would correct a procedural inconsistency in the legislature while grandfathering in nearly 700 local bills. more

Oct 25, 2016 4:00 PM News

A total of 25 positive tests have been reported in 16 Alabama counties. more

Aug 18, 2016 3:03 PM News

Hoover school photos

Photos courtesy of Hoover Board of Education

The school board voted to ask the Jefferson County Commission to put the tax renewals on the Nov. 8 general election ballots. more

Jul 19, 2016 10:07 PM Schools 1 Comments

Hoover chamber 4-21-16 Jimmie Stephens

Photo courtesy of Rhonda Pyatt/Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce

Commission President Jimmie Stephens said the days of greed, corruption, sewer crises, bankruptcy and long car tag renewal lines are over. more

Apr 21, 2016 5:35 PM News

Jimmie Stephens

Photo courtesy of Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce

The luncheon will be at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel. more

Apr 13, 2016 9:04 PM Businesses

Hoover Public Safety Center

Photo from Hoover Police Department

Various public buildings are closing at different times. more

Dec 28, 2015 7:50 PM News

Bobby Lynn Box

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

The man was a former patient and was seeking his medical records, authorities said. more

Dec 4, 2015 3:42 PM News

JeffCo Hoover office opening 11-5-15(7)

Photo by Jon Anderson

Hoover Mayor Gary Ivey today presented a $100,000 check to county officials to help cover the cost of the new office. more

Nov 5, 2015 2:28 PM News

Jefferson County Hoover revenue office

Photo by Sydney Cromwell

The 10,460-square-foot office will be in the Hoover Court Town Center off U.S. 31 between Green Valley Drugs and Tidmore Flags. more

Oct 30, 2015 2:33 PM News

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