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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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The Hoover Police Department’s motorcycle unit recently earned first place in a law enforcement motorcycle competition in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Read more

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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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Some complain about green areas being torn down for new development in Hoover, but in addition to numerous small parks, the city also has several large tracts of land reserved for conservation and passive park usage. Read more

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Previously, sales or dispensing of alcoholic beverages could not occur until 11 a.m. on Sundays in private clubs and noon at places such as restaurants, hotels and meeting and event centers. Read more

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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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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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His wife was shot in the arm in February, but no charges were filed against either party in that incident. Read more

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The 16,000-square-foot facility will be built on Municipal Drive next to Hoover Fire Station No. 4 and include a virtual reality firearms training simulator. Read more

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The wreck happened Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Interstate 459 and John Hawkins Parkway. Read more

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The city’s annual Celebrate Hoover Day at Veterans Park returns for its 13th year on Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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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The ACLU and NAACP joined in the lawsuit, saying records need to be released for transparency and accountability. Read more

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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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A woman was shot in the arm early Saturday morning in Hoover's Ross Bridge community. 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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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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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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  • Hoover police motorcycles Aug 2019 (2)

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    Hoover police motorcycles Aug 2019 (2)

    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato and the Hoover City Council recognize Hoover police motorcycle scouts for taking first place in a motorcycle skills competition in Hendersonville, Tennessee. The team as a whole won first place, while Sgt. Brian Nelson (at left in uniform) won first place in the elite division and first overall, T.J. Denson (center) won first place in the novice division and 10th overall, and Adam Dozier (at right) won first place in the expert division and sixth overall.

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    Hoover police motorcycles Aug 2019 (3)

    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato (at right in front), police Chief Nick Derzis (at left in front) and the Hoover City Council recognize Hoover police motorcycle scouts for taking first place in a motorcycle skills competition in Hendersonville, Tennessee. The team as a whole won first place, while Sgt. Brian Nelson (at left in uniform) won first place in the elite division and first overall, T.J. Denson (center) won first place in the novice division and 10th overall, and Adam Dozier (at right) won first place in the expert division and sixth overall.

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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. The Hoover police and fire departments competed to see who could draw the most blood donors there.

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    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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    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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    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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