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Bob Finley

Painting by Daniel Moore

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

Dec 31, 2015 9:44 AM Schools

Michael Williams Secret Service 9-21-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

Michael Williams, the Secret Service special agent in charge for Alabama and Mississippi, shared his story with the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. more

Sep 21, 2017 6:30 PM News 2 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

The 34 people in the group represent a variety of sectors in the Hoover community, including education, large and small businesses, nonprofits and government. more

Sep 20, 2017 4:35 PM News 2 Comments

Artists on the Bluff 2016-2

Photo by Jon Anderson

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 20 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

Hoover school board 9-12-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Photo by Jon Anderson

Costs of needed building repairs have complicated negotiations. more

Sep 12, 2017 9:00 AM News 1 Comments

Stadium Trace Village concept plan 9-11-17

Conceptual plan provided by city of Hoover

The two developers will receive 50 percent of new sales tax revenue to the city over 10 years, not to exceed $20 million for one development and $2.5 million for the other. more

Sep 11, 2017 9:38 PM Businesses 1 Comments

Hoover school board Aug 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

School employees should report to work at their normal time, however. more

Sep 11, 2017 3:13 PM Schools

Briana Kinsey Miss DC

Photo courtesy of Moshe Zusman Photography Studio

Kinsey, who now lives, works and goes to school in Washington, D.C., competed as Miss District of Columbia. more

Sep 10, 2017 11:39 PM People

Hurricane Irma Sunday 4 p.m.

Image from National Weather Service

The National Weather Service was predicting Irma will be a tropical storm moving through east Alabama Monday. more

Sep 10, 2017 6:10 PM News

Tynette Lynch spring 2016-2

Photo by Frank Couch

The award comes from the Alabama Tourism Department. more

Sep 8, 2017 10:45 AM People

Hoover RV Park May 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

People must show proof of residency in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina or Texas. more

Sep 7, 2017 9:04 PM News

Hoover cell tower

Photo by Jon Anderson

Fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks require more, but smaller cell towers, Councilman Mike Shaw said. more

Sep 7, 2017 4:16 PM News 1 Comments

Aldridge Gardens

Photo by Jon Anderson

There were not enough artists signing up for this year's juried art show, Aldridge CEO Tynette Lynch said. more

Sep 7, 2017 1:13 PM News

Jim Wilson Jr. Parkway lane addition

Sketch courtesy of city of Hoover

Improvements are slated for Braddock Drive, Wisteria Drive, Jim Wilson Jr. Parkway and Alford Avenue. more

Sep 5, 2017 9:58 PM News 3 Comments

Melinda Lopez 9-5-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

The mayor is proposing $113.9 million in expenditures and projecting $111 million in revenues for the general fund and plans to make up the difference with the capital projects fund. more

Sep 5, 2017 9:24 PM News

Stadium Trace Village site 8-29-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

Two developments are part of the Trace Crossings community, and the third is the shopping center in Riverchase slated to gain a Whole Foods Market. more

Sep 5, 2017 8:50 PM News

Roderick Little Cedrick Carter

Photos courtesy of Hoover Police Department

They now face felony charges for using a gun to steal two pizzas. more

Sep 5, 2017 12:19 PM News 1 Comments

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