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Photo by Jon Anderson

The award is given annually to a senior at both Hoover and Spain Park high schools and to a Hoover City Schools faculty member who has outstanding character. Read more

Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

New York Times bestselling crime and mystery writer Laura Lippman shares her life journey with Southern Voices audience in Hoover. Read more

People

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Photo courtesy of Brian Williams/Chip Shots Photography.

The Folds of Honor Foundation will hold its fourth annual Patriot Shootout of Alabama golf tournament and dinner at Greystone Golf and Country Club on March 29-30. Read more

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The Central Alabama Artist Guild is moving its annual spring art show back to Hoover in March after two years in Vestavia Hills. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Lloyd Beard.

This year’s Taste of Teal gala is set for Saturday, March 7, and will include a seated dinner and drinks, live and silent auctions and casino games. It is the foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Rebecca Hassee.

Shoal Creek’s Claire Larkin recently found what she believes is the largest oak leaf ever documented in the world. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Denney Barrow, his son Jordan and daughter-in-law Carrie opened MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes in the Stadium Trace Village shopping center on Feb. 10. Read more

Businesses

Rochester bookmobile

Photo courtesy of Rochester Public Library

The idea behind the foundation is to raise larger amounts of money for capital projects through donations. The foundation also will be a good way for people to include the library as a beneficiary of their estate upon their death. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Tim Westhoven, the city’s chief operations officer, has taken a job with the Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood architectural and engineering firm in Huntsville, after 18 years of service to the city of Hoover. Read more

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National Signing Day

Photo by Erin Nelson.

In 2019, Hoover had just 27 robberies, representing a 21% decrease from 2018 and the lowest number of robberies in the city for at least 20 years, according to Hoover and FBI statistics. Read more

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Heritage Christian Academy new location

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The congregation at Grace Life was very impressed by Heritage Christian’s mission, passion, and quality of Christian education it would bring to the McCalla community, Frederick said. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

County Manager Alex Dudchock also provided an update on numerous projects in which the county has been involved. Read more

Businesses

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Andy Gagliano, a mortgage broker who lives in the Lynnwood subdivision behind the property and has an office nearby, was the buyer. Read more

Businesses

Hoover City Council 2-17-20

Photo by Jon Anderson

The council plans to budget the other $1 million in start-up costs for a future year. Annual maintenance fees eventually will cost $546,000 per year. Read more

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Becky White 2-10-20

Photo by Jon Anderson

Becky White, a resident of the Trace Crossings community, has replaced Sammy Harris on the zoning board. Read more

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Hoover school board 2-11-20

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Hoover school officials said decisions about school calendars should be made at the local level. Read more

Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Dil Uswatte has been principal at Rocky Ridge Elementary for five years. Read more

Schools

New devt next to Greystone Jan 2020

Map courtesy of city of Hoover

Now, the developer must decide whether to submit a different plan or seek to build the subdivision in unincorporated Shelby County. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Shades Mountain was the recipient of the award for Alabama Board of Education District 3. Read more

Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The mayors met in Hoover over the weekend and discussed bail for violent criminals, release of police body camera footage, internet sales tax distributions and local control of rights of way. Read more

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