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"Hoover was the only place that we lived as a family of four," Heather Gilotti said. Read more

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Heritage Pickleball 2019

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This was the first year for the four-day tournament. Read more

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2019 Hoover Wiffle Crown winners

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This is the first year the two communities have battled for a championship. Read more

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Antiqua Cleggett 8-15-19

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Workforce development leader fills Hoover chamber in on efforts to achieve that. Read more

Businesses

Rocky Ridge school bus 8-14-19

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But registration to ride buses is up 8 percent — by 664 students. Read more

Schools

The baby and maternity expo drew more than 3,500 people in its first year at the Finley Center at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex. Read more

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Save the O's 5K 2019 1

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The event raised more than $38,000 for the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation. Read more

People

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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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Top 10 cities 2

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Mayors of the five biggest cities have been meeting for at least five years and want to expand their group. Read more

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Backyard BBQ Bash 23

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The Springville Fire Department won the People's Choice Award. Read more

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RC3 8-1-19 1

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The 92,000-square-foot facility opens Aug. 8 with five academies covering health science, fire and emergency medical services, cyber innovation, skilled trades, and food and hospitality. Read more

Schools

SciFi Fantasy Fest 2019 1

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The three-day science fiction and fantasy festival includes sessions on gaming, comics, writing, cosplay, "Star Wars," "Star Trek," and "Game of Thrones." Read more

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Dad Brigade 7-27-19 (1)

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The volunteers, mostly men and boys, helped spruce up school campuses prior to the return of students. Read more

Schools

Boots vs Badges 2019 1

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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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Many people take mission trips to foreign countries, but not a lot of people give up their jobs and the comforts of home for 11 months to travel around the world, ministering to people in need. Read more

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More than 150 students from Hoover, Spain Park and Homewood high schools have registered for the Culinary and Hospitality Academy in its first year, Chris Villa said. Read more

High Schools

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More than 300 students from Hoover and Spain Park high schools are signed up for the Health Science Academy at the Riverchase Career Connection Center, which opens for the first time with the start of school on Aug. 8. Read more

High Schools

East Coast Pro 2018

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About 155 to 160 of the top high school baseball players in the eastern United States are headed to the Hoover Metropolitan Complex Aug. 1-4 for the 2019 East Coast Pro Showcase. Read more

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Tire Rack Street Survival 6-25-19

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The Heart of Dixie chapter of the BMW Car Club of America is offering a driving school for teenagers and young adults at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium to help prepare them for driving hazards and challenges. Read more

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Babypalooza 2018

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The Babypalooza baby and maternity expo is headed to the Finley Center at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex for its 14th year in the Birmingham-Hoover area. Read more

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