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"It's a celebration of science fiction, fantasy and geeky pop culture," said Krysten Griffin, chairwoman of the festival. "It's like a big party." more

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Bob Finley

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The awards are given out each year to one school district employee, one senior from Hoover High School and one senior from Spain Park High School. 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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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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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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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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PetSuites Resort map

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

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recycling bin

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People will have a chance to recycle electronic equipment, shred paper, help with an eco-friendly craft project, adopt pets and learn about recycling and Birmingham area environmental groups. 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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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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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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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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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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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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If you’re looking to get outside and get active this fall, make sure to check out these runs. more

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Kelly Rice has been in remission for more than 16 years. But while she has won her personal battle with the disease, she’s not done fighting. more

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Here’s a look at the projects that received regular grant money this year. more

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Here are the presidents of the parent organizations at each Hoover school and what they said about their goals for the 2018-19 school year. more

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Dodson has been named director of the new Riverchase Career Connection Center, which will help prepare students for skilled trades. more

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Two of the city of Hoover’s public information officers are retiring. more

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