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JeffCo 2018 road project plan

Map courtesy of Jefferson County

Jefferson County Commissioner President Jimmie Stephens said the road projects are just one example of "a new day" in Jefferson County government. more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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Hoover Public Library Oct 2015

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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Jimmie Stephens

Photo courtesy of Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce

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

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Hoover Public Safety Center

Photo from Hoover Police Department

Various public buildings are closing at different times. more

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Bobby Lynn Box

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

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

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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

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June 2018