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

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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

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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

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

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

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

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

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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

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Hoover Football

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

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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

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Hoover school board 9-11-18

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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

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

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Thomas Rivers

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

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

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2018 Hoover Football

Barry Stephenson

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

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2018 Hoover Football

Barry Stephenson

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

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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

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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

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James "Nick" Nicholas

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

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Spain Park vs. Hoover Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

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

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James "Nick" Nicholas

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

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Ross Bridge 8K 2018 (1)

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

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Spain Park Football

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

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2018 Hoover Football

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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

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Frank Brocato 8-30-18

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This budget should strengthen public safety and increase city employee salaries to once again make Hoover the "employer of choice," the mayor said. more

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Todd Lester

Hoover and Spain Park high schools are in action this week. more

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This should be a record general fund budget for the city of Hoover, thanks to three tax increases approved by the City Council in July. more

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Hoover's Robby Ashford and George Pickens teamed up for a pair of early touchdowns to lead the Bucs over Pinson Valley. more

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James "Nick" Nicholas

Spain Park leaned heavily on the legs of Jalen Henderson en route to a season-opening victory against Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa. more

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Deo Dara Drive Aug 2018

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The job includes 9.7 miles of roadway on 38 streets, plus paving jobs at numerous Hoover schools. more

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Hoover Football

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High school football starts this week. more

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Gene Smith council president

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City staff changed the way police overtime pay is reported to the Retirement Systems of Alabama due to a recent Supreme Court decision, but Smith said the court decision was misinterpreted. more

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Two other people who were in the vehicle remain at UAB Hospital. more

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The hearings with department heads are scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 21, and Thursday, Aug. 23. more

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The apparent accident occurred in the parking lot of the Home Depot off U.S. 280. more

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Greg Knighton 8-16-18

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The city's economic developer, Greg Knighton, shared the city's strategies at the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce August luncheon. more

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Hoover school bus 2018

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School officials are hiring extra bus drivers to help take care of an unexpected demand for bus service. more

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The board has scheduled a meeting for 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15. more

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PetSuites Resort sketch

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Planning commissioners want more time to review a noise study. more

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Met baseball opening 8-11-18 (5)

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Hundreds of people showed up to check out the five new fields at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex. more

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Attendees will be able to sample cakes, pies, cookies and other desserts created by Alabama chefs, home cooks and restaurant professionals, as well as Bo Jackson's signature hamburgers. more

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Hoover sports complex baseball fields July 2018

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There will be a ribbon cutting and family fun night with inflatables, face painting, balloon twisters, music, sports clinics and a Birmingham area celebrity softball game. more

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Jason and Stacy Shafer

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Birmingham police and the U.S. Marshal's Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested two people in Birmingham Tuesday night. more

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Pool rescue

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Lifeguards April Fitten and Taylor Davis rescued a man and his young son, neither of whom knew how to swim, as they accidentally went from the shallow end of the pool to the deep end. more

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Hoover Arts Council

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Members of the new group say the city needs a space, and eventually a performing arts center, for artists who had to leave the Artists on the Bluff facility. more

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Hoover back to school 2018 (1)

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy encouraged faculty to build on the vision of those who started the system. more

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Pertussis

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Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease that can affect people of all ages but can be deadly for babies less than a year old. more

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Inverness sewer meeting 7-31-18 (1)

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Numerous residents said they see the need for sewer rates to rise, but some want the city to subsidize the sewer system with other city revenues. more

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Inverness sewer plant McGraw

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The City of Hoover tonight is holding a second public meeting to discuss potential rate increases and long-term needs for the city’s sewer system. more

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U.S. Sen. Doug Jones

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The town hall meeting will take place at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

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Ron Dodson Aug 2017

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Dodson will become director of the Riverchase Career Connection Center on Oct. 1. more

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Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce

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The chamber is leaving The Centre at Riverchase to rent space in the office tower adjoining the Riverchase Galleria. more

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Hoover chamber 18 Freedom Award 1

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Pate, the city's former executive director, was instrumental in the development of the Veterans Memorial Arbor at Aldridge Gardens and Veterans Memorial Plaza at Veterans Park off Valleydale Road. more

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Staples Medley

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Authorities have charged a 33-year-old Fairfield man and 35-year-old Bessemer man with attempted murder, burglary, theft and receiving stolen property. more

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Hoover City Elite 7 on 7

Kyle Parmley

Hoover and Spain Park's high school football teams competed in the Hoover City Elite tournament last weekend. more

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Ben Bailey

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Bailey, a six-time Emmy winner, is scheduled to perform at the Comedy Club Stardome. more

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Monte D'Oro flooding 7-26-17

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Hoover property owners in Shelby County may see the stormwater fee increase as soon as fiscal 2019, but the fee increase won't impact Jefferson County until fiscal 2020. more

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BirminghamWatch has produced this Voter Guide to help Jefferson and Shelby voters. more

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Three men used a truck and chain to rip an ATM out of the Walgreen's on Ross Bridge Parkway this morning. more

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Derrick Maddox suffered second-degree burns in connection with a fire at his restaurant on East McFarland Boulevard Tuesday night, the Tuscaloosa fire marshal said. more

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Hoover council 7-10-18

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The council also voted down a proposal to raise residential rental and lease taxes for apartments and rental homes. more

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See who else is coming to the Hoover Library Theatre between now and May. more

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The man reportedly was doing some excavation work on his property Monday night when his tractor apparently flipped on top of him, police said. more

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PetSuites Resort map

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Some residents and planning commissioners say they're concerned about dog barking and odors so close to people's homes. more

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PetSuites Resort sketch

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The property owner wants to amend restrictions on building materials and building wall height and roof requirements. more

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Mexico Lindo fire

Lexi Coon

Firefighters were battling the flames into the early hours of Thursday morning. more

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Melissa Hadder

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Hadder has been an assistant principal at Spain Park High School. more

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Hyatt Place Hoover

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The latest proposal would charge hotel guests a $2 nightly room fee in Hoover instead of the $2.50 fee proposed last week. more

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