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Photo by Ron Burkett.

The 2017 Free Friday Flicks summer outdoor movie series at Veterans Park off Valleydale Road begins June 2 with “Sing,” the animated story of a koala bear that tries to save his struggling movie theater with a singing competition. more

May 23, 2017 8:08 PM People

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Photo courtesy of National Senior Games/Zachary A.M. Kelly.

Nearly 500 athletes age 50 and older from across the country are headed to Hoover in June to participate in the 2017 National Senior Games. more

May 23, 2017 8:06 PM Sports

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Photos courtesy of Jennifer Gregory, Hoover Service Club.

The Hoover Service Club in May handed out $30,000 worth of scholarships to 14 students from Hoover and Spain Park high schools. more

May 23, 2017 8:03 PM High Schools

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Photo courtesy of Diana Knight.

The 15th annual Hydrangeas Under the Stars fundraiser at Aldridge Gardens is just around the corner, but tickets already have sold out. more

May 23, 2017 5:43 PM People

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

As volatile retail market reshapes malls across US, Riverchase Galleria adapts to remain viable. more

May 23, 2017 4:57 PM People

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Photos by Jon Anderson.

Construction crews are racing the clock to get the new 155,000-square-foot Finley Center and Hoover RV Park at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex ready to open in time for the SEC Baseball Tournament. more

Apr 28, 2017 9:08 PM People

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

America’s First Federal Credit Union is planning to tear down its office on Columbiana Road near Green Valley Elementary School and rebuild a new branch in the same spot. more

Apr 28, 2017 8:49 PM People

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Students want program for troubled kids fully restored. more

Apr 28, 2017 8:43 PM People 2 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Joe Tosney.

The Hoover City Council in April appointed Amy Tosney to a five-year term on the Hoover Board of Education. more

Apr 28, 2017 7:02 PM Schools

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Photos courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

Deer Valley educator, Hoover and Spain Park students named 2017 Finley Award winners. more

Apr 28, 2017 6:58 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Getty Images.

Tournament to stay through 2023. more

Apr 28, 2017 6:49 PM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Hoover Public Library.

The Hoover Public Library is kicking off its 2017 summer reading program with a Book It! 5K at Veterans Park on May 20. more

Apr 28, 2017 6:46 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Hoover Library Theatre.

Country music star Phil Vassar rolls into Hoover on May 6 for two shows to close the 2016-2017 season at the Hoover Library Theatre. more

Apr 28, 2017 6:19 PM People

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Former councilwoman dedicates her life to caring for adult son in ‘vegetative state.’ more

Apr 28, 2017 5:56 PM People 1 Comments

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Photo courtesy of the Hoover Historical Society.

When the city of Hoover first tried to incorporate in 1964, the effort failed by a vote of 119 to 87. more

Apr 17, 2017 3:41 PM 50th Anniversary 2 Comments

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Photos courtesy of the Hoover Historical Society.

The city of Hoover has had 10 mayors in its 50-year existence, and half of them have been associated with the Hoover Fire Department. more

Apr 17, 2017 3:41 PM 50th Anniversary

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Photo courtesy of the Hoover Historical Society.

The Fire Department formed in 1962 after several new homes in Green Valley were threatened by brush fires, according to a history of the department written by Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato, who spent 42 years with the department. more

Apr 17, 2017 3:41 PM 50th Anniversary

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

There is no disputing that Hoover has grown by leaps and bounds over its first 50 years, surging to become the sixth-largest city in the state. more

Apr 17, 2017 3:41 PM 50th Anniversary

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Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

The Hoover school system, though 20 years younger than the city of Hoover, was born in controversy just like the city. more

Apr 17, 2017 3:40 PM 50th Anniversary

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Photo by Ron Burkett.

City officials are inviting the public to come out to Veterans Park for the annual “Celebrate Hoover Day” on April 29. more

Mar 31, 2017 6:51 PM People

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