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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

Dan Fulton 1-12-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Fulton was active in the fight to save Hoover school buses, elect a new group of city leaders and make local government more transparent. more

Mar 23, 2017 4:42 PM News

Anthonys Car Wash near Grove

Sketch provided by city of Hoover

The council also approved numerous funding agreements with agencies that serve the city. more

Mar 20, 2017 9:15 PM News

Lee Ogle Tosney

Photos courtesy of the applicants.

The three applicants are a 25-year-old college student, a retired middle school science teacher and the vice president and office manager for an overhead door company who formerly taught school. more

Mar 19, 2017 8:05 PM Schools

The meeting is at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, at the Hoover Municipal Center. more

Mar 19, 2017 7:41 PM News

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

Brenda Ladun

Photo courtesy of American Cancer Society

The event is organized by the American Cancer Society Junior Board and held at the St. Vincent's One Nineteen facility off Alabama 119. more

Mar 15, 2017 4:07 PM News 1 Comments

Kathy Murphy 8-8-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Murphy now has a contract good through June 30, 2020. more

Mar 14, 2017 4:10 PM Schools

Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she is hopeful the school district and other parties in the case will have a joint filing to the court this week. more

Mar 14, 2017 2:13 PM Schools 3 Comments

Trace Crossings amendment commercial land

Map courtesy of Signature Homes

Trace Crossings residents say proposed restrictions on commercial development across from Hoover Metropolitan Stadium are not strict enough. more

Mar 13, 2017 9:52 PM News

That leaves three applicants left for the Hoover City Council to consider. more

Mar 13, 2017 11:08 AM Schools

The applicants include a college instructor, clothing store employee, retired teacher and vice president/office manager for an overhead door company. more

Mar 10, 2017 5:50 PM Schools

Dana Langford

Photo courtesy of Simmons Middle School

The award was given by the Alabama Science Teachers Association. more

Mar 9, 2017 3:03 PM Schools

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

Most of the budget discussions centered on cuts in overtime, the salary of the municipal judge and the mayor's recommendation to hire a public relations company to develop a marketing and social media strategy for the city. more

Mar 6, 2017 10:01 PM News 2 Comments

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

Arbor Day 2017-32

Photo by Jon Anderson

The city had 135 trees to give away and honored nine students for outstanding Arbor Day essays. more

Mar 4, 2017 2:25 PM News 1 Comments

Dan Fulton

Photo by Jon Anderson

Fulton was a retired social studies teacher from Birmingham City Schools who fought to keep Hoover school buses in 2013 and elect new city leaders in 2016. more

Mar 2, 2017 8:43 PM People 3 Comments

Hoover Elementary Music Festival 2017

Artwork created by Trace Crossings art teacher Adriana Northcutt and Trace Crossings first-graders.

Each of the city's elementary and intermediate schools is sending a group of children to Hoover High School to either sing, play instruments or dance. more

Feb 28, 2017 5:25 PM Schools

Clear Blue Sky

Photo courtesy of Alabama Bluegrass Music Association

The 20th annual Showcase of Bands is scheduled for March 4 at Spain Park High School. more

Feb 27, 2017 4:29 PM News

Southern Voices Mary Kubica

Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

Saturday's authors conference concluded five days of celebrations of writing, music and art. more

Feb 25, 2017 10:13 PM People

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