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Photos courtesy of Hoover Fire Department.

The truck, which is about the size of an 18-wheeler and resembles a long soft drink delivery truck, also includes $153,000 worth of new equipment to deal with hazardous materials. Read more

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Staff photo.

Discovery United Methodist Church is planning to celebrate “man’s best friend” at its third annual Dog Days at Discovery on Saturday, Oct. 12. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church parking lot. Read more

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Brooke Adams

Photo courtesy of Leadership Hoover

The third class of Leadership Hoover was scheduled to start meeting in late September, and the organization plans to start a Junior Leadership Hoover group in 2020. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The Hoover Police Department drew in more donors to a blood drive at the Hoover Public Safety Center than the Hoover Fire Department. Read more

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The city of Hoover’s annual National Night out event is moving to a new location for its 10th year — the parking lot of the Riverchase Galleria. Read more

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Boots vs. Badges

Jon Anderson

The Hoover police and fire departments are teaming up for the 2019 Boots vs. Badges blood drive in July. Read more

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The chamber honored the top police officers, firefighter, paramedic, detention officer and 911 operator. Read more

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U.S. 31 lighting 3-18-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

The City Council hired Skipper Consulting to do engineering and design work to replace all the streetlights on U.S. 31 between Interstate 65 and Patton Chapel Road South. 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

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Santa Claus plans to make his usual Christmas Eve scouting run through Hoover on city fire trucks on Dec. 24. Read more

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Hurricane Michael

Image courtesy of National Weather Service

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

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Submitted by Riverchase Women’s Club

Riverchase Women’s Club started the 2018-2019 season with a fun-filled evening on Sept. 13 at their first program, the First Responders on the Runway, a new twist on their regular fashion show. Read 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. Read more

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Mexico Lindo fire

Lexi Coon

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

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So You Think You Can Cook? 2018-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

Other winners included ServPro of Birmingham, the Cullman and Hoover fire departments and Gadsden first responders. Read more

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Children's Harbor 4-3-18

Photos by Jon Anderson

The money will help provide summer camp experiences for children with cancer, autism, serious burns, visual impairment, spinal cord injuries and organ transplants. Read more

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Hoover 2017 Public Safety Officers of Year

Photos by Jon Anderson

Top police officer, firefighters helped rescue a man who was about to jump from a bridge onto Interstate 459 in an effort to kill himself. Read more

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2018 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast

Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

The officials were at the 2018 Hoover City Leaders Breakfast, and the police and fire departments honored student contest winners. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

When new Hoover fire Chief Clay Bentley decided he wanted to name a No. 2 leader in the Fire Department, he chose Brandon Etheredge. Read more

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    RC3 8-1-19

    Hoover fire Chief Clay Bentley and Fire Department personnel participate in the ribbon cutting for the Fire and Emergency Services Academy at the dedication ceremony for the Hoover school system's Riverchase Career Connection Center on Thursday Aug. 1, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    The American Red Cross held a Boots vs. Badges blood drive at the Hoover Public Safety Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Boots vs Badges 2019 1

    Mallory Smith, a Hoover resident whose husband is a Hoover firefighter, makes a blood donation at the Boots vs. Badges blood drive put on by the American Red Cross at the Hoover Public Safety Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Susan McGettigan, a resident of the Meadow Brook community in north Shelby County, at left, rests after making a blood donation at the Boots vs. Badges blood drive put on by the American Red Cross at the Hoover Public Safety Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Boots vs Badges 2019 3

    The American Red Cross distributed these T-shirts at the Boots vs. Badges blood drive at the Hoover Public Safety Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. The Hoover police and fire departments competed to see who could draw the most donors there.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Boots vs Badges 2019 5

    The American Red Cross held a Boots vs. Badges blood drive at the Hoover Public Safety Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. The Hoover police and fire departments competed to see who could draw the most blood donors there.

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