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Kamp Fender

Hoover High School knocked off visiting Mountain Brook in the Class 7A second round on Friday night. more

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Kathy Murphy 11-15-18 (2)

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The new Riverchase Career Connection Center will help fulfill that mission, Superintendent Kathy Murphy told the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. more

Schools

Bluff Park UMC

Erica Techo

The joint service for four churches and the public will be at Bluff Park United Methodist Church. more

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Jason Gaston 11-13-18

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Jason Gaston has been the media and public relations coordinator for Hoover City Schools since September 2007. more

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Hoover school board 9-13-18

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The board also discussed classroom additions at two schools and approved a pay raise for classified employees. more

Schools 4 Comments

The public event is being organized by the Greater Birmingham Fellowship of Christian Athletes. more

People 1 Comments

2018 Hoover Football

Photo by Barry Stephenson

Here's a look at some of the local high school football playoff games this week. more

Hoover

2018 Hoover Football

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

Sports

2018 Hoover Football

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The Hoover High School football team overcame a halftime deficit to defeat Bob Jones, 26-18, in the first round of the Class 7A state playoffs. more

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The guest speaker was Medal of Honor recipient and retired Army Command Sgt. Major Bennie Adkins of Opelika. more

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While new faces will come to the sheriff's department and district attorney offices in Jefferson County, all incumbent Hoover state legislators kept their seat. more

News

Hoover Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Here's a look at some of the local high school football games this week, as the playoffs begin. more

Hoover

PetSuites Resort sketch

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Council members said they were attuned to residents' concerns about barking dogs, pet waste and the potential for declines in property values. more

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Montgomery, who has been an assistant under Hulin for 7 1/2 years, will take over when Hulin retires at the end of December. more

High Schools

Hoover Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Hoover and Spain Park's fall sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

Tune in on Nov. 8 to see Hoover freshman Rotimi Kukoyi compete in the Jeopardy! Teen Tournament for a $100,000 prize. more

People

Thank A Vet Week 2018 kickoff 1

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About 250 people attended a celebration at the Hoover Public Library Sunday afternoon. more

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Hoover Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

The Hoover High School football team fell to IMG Academy 48-7 in Friday's regular season finale. more

Hoover

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Kamp Fender

Once a month at the Hoover Public Library, UAB Physical Therapist Cathy Carver coordinates an event exposing able-bodied children in the Hoover community to disabled adults. more

People

SPHS vs Shades Valley Football 2018

Sarah Finnegan

Spain Park High School's football team wrapped up its season with a big win over Shades Valley on Thursday. more

Spain Park

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Kamp Fender

Hoover High School's volleyball season came to an end on Wednesday. more

Hoover

Hoover climbing center 10-31-18 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The indoor climbing center features 15 colorful climbing stations with 19 auto belays and most of the climbing stations stretching 26 feet tall. more

News

Police say the boy took at least five guns and was found by Vestavia Hills police three hours later hiding in a used car lot. more

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Eloise Martens Sara Rast

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Founding member Eloise Martens and board member Sara Rast both are stepping off the board when their terms end Dec. 1. more

People

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The free class is being offered at the Hoover Public Library on Tuesday, Oct. 30. more

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Dogs of all shapes and sizes strutted around the Discovery United Methodist Church parking lot on Saturday, Oct. 27. more

People

Hoover and Mountain Brook Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Here's a look at some of the local high school football games this week. more

Sports

Hoover vs. Spain Park Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

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

Sports

Nightmare Before Halloween 10-26-18 (30)

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The crowd this year was about twice as big as last year, when 880 people came, children's coordinator Jeremy Davis said. more

People

Hoover and Mountain Brook Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Hoover won the game and the region with its 31-7 victory over Mountain Brook on Friday night. more

Hoover

Spain Park vs Tuscaloosa County

Layton Dudley

The Spain Park High School football team earned a 42-21 win over Tuscaloosa County on Friday night. more

Spain Park

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Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato tried to lure the hospital to Hoover, but some council members opposed a proposed $20 million incentive package. more

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Ami Weems

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Weems has been in education 17 years, all at Deer Valley Elementary. more

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One person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, Fire Chief Mike Bartlett said. more

News

Hoover strategic development 10-4-18

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The proposed comprehensive plan now will be presented on Oct. 30 and Nov. 7, with a public hearing on Dec. 6. more

News

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Hoover police say the boy shot 23-year-old Darryl Lavon Seay in the neck during a drug transaction in the parking lot of a Hoover apartment complex. more

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Bryan Stevenson

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In addition to Bryan Stevenson, other authors scheduled to speak include Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg and New York Times bestselling author Melanie Benjamin. more

People

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Hoover Sun has worked with Birmingham Watch and the Alabama Initiative for Independent Journalism to compile the following list of candidates on the ballot in your area. more

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The 2018 Hoover Hayride and Family Night will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24. more

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The shooting was reported at The Park at Hoover apartment complex at 4:49 p.m. more

News

Regions Bank robbery suspect 10-22-18

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The man took an undetermined amount of cash at 11:18 a.m. Monday morning. more

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Hoover Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Here's a look at some of the local high school football games this week. more

Sports

Hoover vs. Oak Mountain Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

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

Sports

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Brocato has been working for 18 months to steer the UAB Health System-affiliated Medical West hospital to Hoover from its earlier plan to move off I-459 in McCalla. more

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Jimmy Mitchell

Spain Park snapped a six-game losing streak with a shutout win over Oak Mountain on Friday. more

Spain Park

Vestavia Hils High School

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The Hoover High School football team beat rival Vestavia Hills 31-14 on Friday to secure a spot in the Class 7A state playoffs. more

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Galleria concept plan 10-4-18

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Two more public presentations are scheduled for Oct. 30 and Nov. 7, and a public hearing is set for Dec. 6. more

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John Archibald

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The columnist for the Alabama Media Group spoke to the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce at its Oct. 18 luncheon. more

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UAB Medical West rendering

Rendering courtesy of city of Hoover

The meeting is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the banquet room at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

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Hurricane Michael

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Relief supplies are being collected at all Hoover fire stations. more

News

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Fifteen high school marching bands are expected to participate in Hoover High School’s 2018 Invitational Marching Festival on Oct. 20 at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

High Schools

SPHS vs Hoover football 2018

Sarah Finnegan

Here's a look at some of the local high school football games this week. more

Sports

Vapeology 1

Photo by Jon Anderson

The council voted 4-3 in favor of the moratorium until city leaders can take a thorough review of their zoning regulations. more

Businesses 2 Comments

SPHS vs Hoover football 2018

Sarah Finnegan

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

Sports

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Sarah Finnegan

Hoover knocked off Spain Park on Friday night. more

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An estimated 400 or more people showed up to sample food and beverages from Hoover restaurants, caterers and other food and beverage providers. more

News

Hoover RV Park May 2017

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People must show proof of residence in areas affected by the hurricane. more

News

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Sarah Finnegan

Here's a look at some of the local high school football games this week. more

Sports

The Preserve town center rough sketch 10-8-18

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The commission also is recommending the City Council approve a 15,000-square-foot shopping center at the corner of Alabama 119 and Doug Baker Boulevard. more

News

John Wilbanks Jr.

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Police said John Wilbanks Jr. was charged with having deviant sexual intercourse with a female family member under the age of 12. more

News 2 Comments

Rashad Almuradi

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A 25-year-old female customer said a male clerk groped her, but someone answering the phone at the shop this morning said the accusation is not true. more

News

Spain Park Girls Basketball VS McGill Toolen State Championship

Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Sarah Ashlee Barker announced her commitment to the University of Georgia on Monday morning. more

Spain Park

Spain Park vs. Vestavia Hills Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

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

Sports

2018 Bluff Park Art Show 1

Photo by Jon Anderson

Charles Pinckney of Athens, Georgia, was among 135 artists from 10 states at this year's show. more

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Sarah Finnegan

The Hoover High School football team notched a 35-7 victory over Tuscaloosa County on Friday night. more

Hoover

Spain Park Football

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The Spain Park High School football team lost to Thompson 35-7 on Friday night. more

Spain Park

Hoover BZA 10-4-18

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About 200 people filled the Hoover Municipal Center tonight, most against putting a group home in a single-family estate zone. more

News

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The complex is seeking people to help with game day operations, facility operations, parking, security, guest services, ticketing, concessions and the new climbing wall at the Finley Center. more

News

Terry Lamar 10-2-18

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Lamar on Tuesday night was named the Hoover school district's director of equity and educational initiatives. more

Schools

Hoover school board 10-2-18 (1)

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A school system committee has recommended raises for secretaries, registrars, bookkeepers, custodians, bus drivers, child nutrition workers and maintenance workers. more

Schools

Hoover land use

Map courtesy of city of Hoover

The public presentation is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Hoover Municipal Center. more

News

Inverness library book drop 1

Photo by Jon Anderson

The Hoover City Council has budgeted $45,000 to add at least three more book drops in other parts of Hoover. more

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Where's The Chair Wednesdays

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Where's the Chair Wednesdays is a new campaign by the American Cancer Society. more

People

Medical West 6-7-18 (5)

Photo by Jon Anderson

Medical West is looking to spend $412 million to build a new 220-bed hospital in the Interstate 459 corridor. The question is where. more

Businesses 6 Comments

Hoover vs. Oak Mountain Football

Photo by Kamp Fender

Here's a look at the local high school football games this week. more

Sports

Star Lake 7-18-17 (3)

Photo by Jon Anderson

With revenue concerns resolved, city leaders are ready to move forward with a scaled-back upgrade within budget parameters. more

News

Hoover vs. Oak Mountain Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

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

Sports

Medical West 6-7-18 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

UAB Medical West officials have said they are looking for a place to build a new hospital but have not decided if, when or where to do it. more

Businesses 3 Comments

The development along John Hawkins Parkway will include a MOOYAH Burgers, Frutta Bowls, Sweet Charlie's rolled ice cream shop, Cajun Roux restaurant, Wrapsody's boutique, Jeremy Stephens Salon and ARC Realty office. more

Businesses 3 Comments

Riverchase Career Center 12-19-17

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Stone Building was the lowest of three bidders for the project, which is slated for completion by the end of June 2019. more

Schools 5 Comments

Hoover vs. Oak Mountain Football

Photo by Kamp Fender

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

Sports

Spain Park vs. Hewitt-Trussville Football

James Nicholas

The Spain Park High School football team suffered a 44-13 loss on Friday to Hewitt-Trussville. more

Spain Park

Hoover Football

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Hoover High School running back Larry McCammon scored five touchdowns in his team's 48-20 victory over Oak Mountain on Friday. more

Hoover 5 Comments

Explore groundbreaking 1

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The 15,000-square-foot playground and 7,000-square-foot splash pad will have a universal design, meaning they will be designed to meet the needs of all people, including those with disabilities and mobility issues. more

News

The paratransit bus service provides rides for retirees and people with disabilities around central Alabama. more

News

Meadowbrook post office dedication 6

Photo by Jon Anderson

The post office at 1900 Corporate Drive has been designated the Lance Corporal Thomas E. Rivers Post Office Building. more

People

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Photo by Todd Lester

Here's a look at the local high school football games. more

Sports

Hoover City Council 9-17-18

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Some council members voiced concerns about the increase in spending in the budget, but a majority said they felt the spending was justified for a growing city with growing needs. more

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Photo by Todd Lester

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

Sports

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Sarah Finnegan

The Mountain Brook High School football team scored 24 unanswered points on Friday night to secure a 24-14 victory over Spain Park. more

Spain Park

Hoover Football

Photo by Todd Lester

Hoover High School surrendered over 600 yards on Friday night in a loss to Hewitt-Trussville. more

Hoover

Joseph Weaver Thomas Gavin

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The attack reportedly happened after the clerk confronted one of the men about tracking mud into the store. more

News

Hoover school board 9-11-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

The budget projects $13.3 million will be needed to convert the former Riverchase Middle School into a skilled trades center called the Riverchase Career Connection Center. more

Schools

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Get ready for this week's high school football slate. more

Sports

Thomas Rivers

Photo courtesy of Tom and Charon Rivers

The facility next week will be dedicated as the Lance Corporal Thomas E. Rivers Post Office Building. more

People 2 Comments

PetSuites Resort map

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The decision now moves to the Hoover City Council for consideration. more

Businesses 3 Comments

2018 Hoover Football

Barry Stephenson

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

Sports 1 Comments

2018 Hoover Football

Barry Stephenson

Hoover High School hung on to beat region rival Thompson on Friday night. more

Hoover 1 Comments

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The Vestavia Hills High School football team needed a last-minute touchdown on Friday to take down Spain Park in both squads' Class 7A, Region 3 opener. more

Spain Park

The wreck happened on Shades Crest Road Wednesday night. more

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Hoover employee milestones 2017

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The proposed new pay scale would give raises to all employees, increase the maximum amount they can earn in the future and cost the city about $1.5 million more in the coming fiscal year, city officials said. more

News

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James "Nick" Nicholas

Hoover and Spain Park's high school football teams have big area games this Friday night. more

Sports

Spain Park vs. Hoover Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

Hoover and Spain Park's high school sports teams are back in action. more

Sports

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James "Nick" Nicholas

Hoover High School did not fare well in the game's continuation on Saturday. more

Hoover

Ross Bridge 8K 2018 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

About 125 people runners and walkers took part in the 2018 Ross Bridge 8K. more

People

Spain Park Football

Photo by Jonathan Norris

The Spain Park High School football team saw its lead slip away late in Friday's 16-14 loss at Bessemer City. more

Spain Park

2018 Hoover Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

The Hoover High School football team trailed St. John's College High on Friday when inclement weather moved into the area and postponed the game. The contest will resume Saturday at 9 a.m. more

Hoover

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