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Free Friday Flicks 2019 (1)

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Skies were clear Friday night as moviegoers watched "The Little Mermaid." Read more

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Hayden Perry

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He loved fishing and customizing his truck. Read more

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Students are becoming too disconnected from instruction, Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. Read more

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The meeting likely will be in early July, Superintendent Kathy Murphy said. Read more

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The bank's renovation of a 130,000-square-foot building in International Park is taking longer than anticipated. Read more

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But the council held off a decision to extend a fiber-optic line along Valleydale Road from U.S. 31 to almost U.S. 280. Read more

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More than 775 people had taken the Hoover Sun and 280 Living poll as of 3:30 p.m. June 3. Read more

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Helmer is scheduled to speak at the chamber luncheon at the Hoover Country Club on June 20. Read more

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The 719 members of the graduating class are believed to be the largest high school graduating class in Alabama this year. Read more

High Schools

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In all, 23% of the graduating class ended with a GPA of 4.0 or higher. Read more

High Schools

Nateghi, who just completed her 10th grade year at Hoover High, is one of at least 125 students signed up for the Cyber Innovation Academy, which is scheduled to begin when school starts back Aug. 8. Read more

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The Riverchase Country Club is holding its second annual Cornhole & Corndogs charity tournament on June 22, with proceeds benefiting the Shelby Humane Society. Read more

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You might see a kite if you go to Veterans Park on Valleydale Road on June 7, but you’ll have to look on a giant video screen instead of in the sky. Read more

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The Magic City Con science fiction, gaming and cosplay convention has an expanded guest list for its fifth year, including two professional wrestlers. Read more

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Aldridge Gardens is offering six types of summer camps for kids this June. Read more

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Organizers of the fifth annual Hoover City Dad Brigade are asking men and boys to begin signing up for the annual back-to-school cleanup June 1. Read more

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The 2019 Hydrangeas Under the Stars fundraiser for Aldridge Gardens will feature a special tribute to the gardens’ founder, Eddie Aldridge, who died in November at age 85. Read more

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The Hoover school system is expanding its free summer lunch program to four locations this year after a successful first year last summer, child nutrition director Melinda Bonner said. Read more

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School officials are proposing a change to the code of conduct that allows school discipline for racist and sexist conduct or language, whether it occurs on campus, at home or online. Read more

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Kathy Murphy 5-9-19

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However, a proposed change would allow school officials to administer discipline when racist, sexist or other disparaging off-campus remarks substantially impact the school environment. Read more

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