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Bob Finley

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The awards are given out each year to one school district employee, one senior from Hoover High School and one senior from Spain Park High School. more

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John Oros 6-21-18

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The greater Birmingham region drew a record 4.6 million visitors in 2017, the head of the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau told the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. more

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Riverchase sewer meeting 6-21-18 (1)

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About 150 people heard details from Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato and his staff about the need to raise rates for the first time in 14 years. more

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International Park Lot 7

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The council did rezone 11 acres in International Park from office use to commercial use but turned down a request to put apartments on the top two floors of a three-story building. more

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Inverness sewer plant 5

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The meeting is scheduled for Thursday night at the Riverchase Country Club. more

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Hoover City Council 6-18-18

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Council members left a proposed lodging tax increase intact but are proposing half as much of a sales tax increase and an increase in the real estate rental and lease tax. more

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The two crimes are believed to have been committed by the same people. more

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Lorna Village

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The pawn shop wants to relocate from U.S. 31 to Lorna Road, but city officials say the pawn shop doesn't fit the proper zoning for the east side of Lorna Road. more

Businesses

Oscar Lee Woods III

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Police charged 28-year-old Oscar Lee Woods III with capital murder in the May 11 shooting death of a 22-year-old Hoover man and felony murder in the death of Woods' accomplice in a robbery. more

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BB&T Bank robbery 6-7-18

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The robbery occurred at 3:42 p.m. Thursday. more

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Orange Development map

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Orange Development has plans to build one of the training centers off U.S. 31 near Interstate 65 and Lorna Road and the other off U.S. 280 in the Meadow Brook area. more

Businesses

Mayor Frank Brocato has asked the City Council to consider $20 million in incentives to lure a $300 million project that he says would bring 1,000 jobs to Hoover. more

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Kay Ivey Walt Maddox

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Evangelist Scott Dawson of Hoover came in third in the Republican primary and said he gave the campaign all he had and will support Ivey in the general election. more

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Hoover school board 6-5-18

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The school board also approved a change in the district's drug testing policy for school system employees. more

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Frank Brocato 10-4-18

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The mayor said the increases are needed to eliminate projected budget deficits, pay for routine capital expenses, provide more money for schools and pay for projects requested by residents. more

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Free Friday Flicks 6-1-18

Jon Anderson

Lightning, thunder and rain led to the cancellation of what was supposed to be the first installment of the 2018 Free Friday Flicks series at Veterans Park. more

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Donald Kirk Barnard

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The alleged incident took place in August 2017, and an investigation began in March, Hoover police said. more

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Circle K robbery 5-26-18

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The Circle K convenience store at 2195 John Hawkins Parkway near Deer Valley was robbed at 4:16 a.m. Saturday. more

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The Hoover Democrats also are scheduled to hear from Democratic candidates for Jefferson County sheriff. more

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Police are still investigating what caused the wreck on Greystone Highlands Circle. more

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Charles Thomas Cain III

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The man reportedly confessed to Hoover detectives that he is a heroin addict and was looking for cash. more

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