pumping gas 3-18-19

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The city expects to get about $600,000 a year more and hopes the state and Jefferson and Shelby counties will have more for Hoover projects as well. Read more

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Hoover vs. Vestavia Hills Baseball

Kyle Parmley

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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Monique Lin-Luse 3-14-19

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Attorneys for the school system, NAACP and Justice Department shared an action plan Thursday night to meet desegregation goals. Read more

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The meeting will be Thursday, March 14, at Trace Crossings Elementary School. Read more

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Hoover High School

Photo by Jon Anderson

Hoover High School will gain 80 to 85 more parking spaces. Read more

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Hoover vs. Vestavia Hills Softball

Kyle Parmley

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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NCAA Track

Kamp Fender

Former Hoover High School standout Brittley Humphrey was one of four local alumni who competed this weekend at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham. Read more

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Wendy Dickerson 3-7-19

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Wendy Dickerson has worked in the Vestavia Hills city clerk's office for more than 19 years and been deputy clerk for about 15 years. Read more

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Hoover school board 6-5-18

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Applicants must be Hoover residents and be willing to serve five years. Read more

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Spain Park High School

Photo by Jon Anderson

The classroom discussions were prompted by a video of Hoover and Spain Park high school students making racist and anti-Semitic comments. Read more

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Hoover Police Explorers March 2019

Photo courtesy of Melanie Posey/City of Hoover

The Hoover Police Explorers had two top 10 finishes among more than 100 teams at a competition in Gatlinburg. Read more

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Tina Hancock 3-4-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

Hancock is leaving Hoover to become the chief finance officer for Huntsville City Schools. Read more

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Riverchase Career Connection Center

Image courtesy of Hoover City Schools

School officials say Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood failed to get Riverchase career center renovations started in a timely fashion. Read more

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Kamp Fender

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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Hearts in Harmony 2019

Photo by Jon Anderson

About 225 people attended the Hearts in Harmony Gala at the Hoover Country Club Saturday night. Read more

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Kamp Fender

The Hoover High School girls basketball team defeated Hoover on Saturday to claim its second Class 7A title in three years. Read more

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The first-term representative's bill would limit legislators to two terms in the state House and state Senate, and would take effect with the 2022 election. Read more

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Leah Eagle

Riverchase UMC is hosting its bi-annual consignment sale this weekend. Read more

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Kamp Fender

The Hoover High School girls basketball team advanced to the Class 7A state championship game with its win on Thursday. Read more

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Kamp Fender

The Hoover High School boys basketball lost to Baker 59-55 in Thursday's Class 7A state semifinal at Legacy Arena. Read more

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Tom Lehman 2019

Photo courtesy of Lehman Design Group

Lehman has won 32 professional events in his career, including five on the PGA Tour and 12 on the PGA Champions Tour. He won the Regions Tradition twice. Read more

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Each year, a senior is selected from each of Hoover's two high schools, along with an employee of Hoover City Schools. Read more

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Kamp Fender

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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Southern Voices 2-23-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

Eight authors shared their life stories and the stories of their characters. Read more

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Hoover police insignia

Photo by Jon Anderson

A woman was shot in the arm early Saturday morning in Hoover's Ross Bridge community. Read more

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Bryan Stevenson 2-22-19

Photo courtesy of Lance Shores/Hoover Public Library

Bryan Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, was the headline speaker for the 2019 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library. Read more

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The incident happened Wednesday morning at The Willows Apartments off Lorna Road, police said. Read more

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Hoover police said 36-year-old Jackson Bradley Young beat 73-year-old Arthur Grey Till Jr. to death over the weekend. Read more

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Jason Wilson 2-21-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

It's a story of a man who found his passion and followed it and who wasn't afraid to experience failure on the road to success. Read more

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Ledarius Jaquad Peterson

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

The 23-year-old Hoover man was involved in a fight with another inmate, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. Read more

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Hoda Muthana

Photo courtesy of The Associated Press

“She does not have any legal basis, no valid U.S. passport, no right to a passport, nor any visa to travel to the United States," Pompeo said in a written statement. Read more

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Kamp Fender

Hoover High School guard Ahman Ellington scored 27 points in the Bucs' Class 7A Northeast Regional final victory over Huntsville. Read more

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NAACP ACLU 2-20-19

Photo from Facebook video of the press conference in Montgomery, Alabama

The attorney for the family of Emantic "E.J." Bradford Jr. said the attorney general and Hoover Police Department have 10 days to release the information before legal action is taken. Read more

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Kamp Fender

The Hoover High School girls basketball team routed Sparkman on Wednesday morning in the Class 7A Northeast Regional final. Read more

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Caldwell Crossings death 2-18-19 (2)

Photo by Jon Anderson

Authorities say the 73-year-old man died of blunt force trauma. Read more

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Kamp Fender

The Spain Park girls basketball team fell to Hewitt-Trussville in the regional final on Tuesday morning, ending the Lady Jags' season. Read more

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PetSuites Resort revised layout Jan 2019

Map courtesy of city of Hoover

The company eliminated the outdoor play area and added more soundproofing to the walls. Read more

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Good Samaritans 2-28-19 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

Three Gardendale High School sports medicine students rendered aid to a woman who had fallen as people were fleeing gunshots at the mall. Read more

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Caldwell Crossings death 2-18-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

Police have blocked off a portion of the 3100 block of Crossings Drive with crime scene tape. Read more

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HHS Boys Basketball

Photos by Barry Stephenson

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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They smashed at least one display case and took an undisclosed amount of jewelry, Hoover police said. Read more

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The Jefferson County District Attorney's office elected not to pursue charges against the shooter, whom witnesses said was approached by another man with a handgun. Read more

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HHS Boys Basketball

Photos by Barry Stephenson

The Hoover High School boys basketball team knocked off Sparkman 69-54 in Thursday's Class 7A Northeast Regional semifinal in Jacksonville. Read more

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Hoover school board 2-4-19 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The school board chose not to borrow an additional $12 million for upcoming classroom additions and instead use money already in the bank. Read more

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HHS Girls Basketball

Photos by Barry Stephenson

The Hoover High School girls basketball team cruised to an 84-46 victory over Grissom on Thursday in the Class 7A Northeast Regional semifinal. Read more

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Kamp Fender

The Spain Park girls basketball team cruised to a Class 7A Northwest Regional semifinal win over James Clemens on Thursday morning. Read more

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Hoover Board of Education Building

Photo by Jessa Pease.

The new debt would be combined with a much larger refinancing of debt. Read more

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Bluff Park rezoning map 2-11-19

Map courtesy of city of Hoover

Longtime Bluff Park resident Don Bennett wants to create a set of shops or a restaurant at the corner of Park Avenue and Valley Street. Read more

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Dick's Golf Galaxy

Photo courtesy of Paul Gores/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Construction on the Dick's Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy should begin this summer, and a grand opening is set for the first quarter of 2020. Read more

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Spain Park Girls Soccer

Photo by Sarah Finnegan

The Hoover and Spain Park high school girls and boys varsity soccer teams begin their 2019 seasons this week. Read more

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Kamp Fender

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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Alice in Wonderland

Images from Birmingham Children's Theatre

The theater plans to put on four shows at the mall as part of the Magic City Theatre Festival. Read more

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Hoover police vehicle

Photo by Jon Anderson

The 29-year-old reportedly had gotten into an argument with another man, retrieved a gun from his vehicle and approached the other man again, police said. Read more

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Hoover High Paradigm Show Choir Jan 2019

Photo from Hoover City Schools

Students from Hoover's five middle and high schools are scheduled to perform at Spain Park High School. Read more

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Hoover police officers 2015

Photo from Hoover Police Department video

Police officers now will be paid overtime for any time worked over 40 hours, instead of 43 hours. Read more

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Mayor Frank Brocato said the city will vigorously defend any legal action and vigorously defends the rights of people to protest. Read more

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Protesters flag burn 2-5-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

"Our lives still don't matter in the United States of America," protest leader Carlos Chaverst Jr. said. Read more

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E.J. Bradford prom

Photo courtesy of Ben Crump Law

"You whitewashed this case," the father said. Read more

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Bradford shooting

Video still shot provided by Alabama Attorney General's Office

The attorney general says the officer acted reasonably when he identified an armed E.J. Bradford as an immediate threat to innocent civilians. Read more

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Hoover Met Complex Jan 2019

Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone

CBRE Hotels will examine the demand for hotels in that area and the impact a new hotel would have on the economy and other lodging facilities. Read more

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Protesters at Hoover council 2-4-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

Hoover officials cut off talks with Birmingham Justice League due to false statements, City Administrator Allan Rice said. Read more

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Riverchase Art Show

Layton Dudley

The 13th Annual Riverchase Loves Art took place on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Riverchase Country Club. Read more

People

Hoover Track and Field

Photo by Kamp Fender

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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Hoover Track and Field

Photo by Sam Chandler

The Hoover High School boys indoor track and field team won its third consecutive Class 7A state title. Read more

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Academy Sports Lee Branch 1-31-19

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The 71,000-square-foot store is scheduled to close at the end of March. Read more

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Hoover police 2-1-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

There was a significant decrease in drug crimes and weapons law offenses. Read more

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Hoover Public Library sign

Photo by Jon Anderson

This includes the Hoover City Hall, Hoover Public Library, Hoover Recreation Center, Hoover Senior Cente, Hoover Metropolitan Complex, Aldridge Gardens and non-emergency portions of the Hoover Public Safety Center. Read more

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snow forecast 1-28-19 5am

Graphic from National Weather Service

The National Weather Service is predicting 2 to 3 inches of snow in central Alabama between midnight and noon Tuesday. Read more

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Kamp Fender

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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Ivey's body was laid to rest at Southern Heritage Cemetery in Pelham. Read more

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Sarah Finnegan

Text alerts, with targeted alerts for your zip code, are also available from ALDOT by texting “5920BRIDGE” to 888777. Read more

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Ivey died Monday, Jan. 21, at his home in Chilton County. Read more

People

Gary Ivey June 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

Ivey served as Hoover's mayor from September 2011 to November 2016. Read more

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Riverchase Landing fire

Photo courtesy of Hoover Fire Department

The fire caused heavy damage to five apartment units and smoke damage to several others. Read more

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Melanie Posey Scott West

Posey photo by Jon Anderson; West photo courtesy of Hoover Fire Department

Melanie Posey comes to the city of Hoover from the WBRC Fox 6 TV station, while Scott West has been with the Hoover Fire Department since 2003. Read more

People

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Kamp Fender

Hoover and Spain Park's high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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The injury was non-life-threatening, Hoover police said. Read more

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2019 Hoover address 1

Photo by Jon Anderson

"When we listen to each other, our differences will be leveraged to make us stronger," the mayor told the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. Read more

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Hoover vs. Oak Mountain Football

Photo by Kamp Fender

The inaugural Starnes Publishing All-South Metro football team includes several Hoover and Spain Park representatives. Read more

Sports

PetSuites Resort revised layout Jan 2019

Map courtesy of city of Hoover

The proposal for the boarding, grooming facility for up to 182 animals now goes back to the Hoover City Council, with no outdoor play area. Read more

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Kamp Fender

The Hoover and Spain Park sports teams were in action last week. Read more

Sports

Hoover comp plan hearing 1-10-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

Residents said they don't want a new road between Ross Bridge and Bluff Park, nor a road from Hoover High to Cahaba River Estates. Read more

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Berry Middle School addition proposal

Layout courtesy of Hoover City Schools

The 18-classroom addition still requires approval from the Hoover school board. Read more

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Hoover strategic development 10-4-18

Image courtesy of city of Hoover

The plan was unveiled in October and is nearing time for adoption. Read more

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Hoover council 1-7-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

Hoover school officials are seeking to raise the city's property taxes by 2.4 mills to benefit the school system. Read more

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Hoover vs. Hewitt-Trussville Basketball

Kyle Parmley

Hoover and Spain Park sports teams were in action over the holiday break. Read more

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The 26-member First Edition jazz band performed with renowned trombonist Wycliffe Gordon and trumpeter Todd Stoll. Read more

Schools

The award is given each year to one Hoover City Schools employee and one senior at each of the two public high schools in Hoover. Read more

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2019 College Football National Championship

Image from Levi's Stadium website

The silent auction started at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, and goes through 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3 (central time). Read more

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