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SYDNEY CROMWELL

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Photo courtesy of Shehzan Maredia

The student-led CleanHoover Initiative, which organizes environmental cleanup and awareness events, is joining more schools and local organizations to keep Hoover litter-free. more

People

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File photo.

This year’s pickup of live Christmas trees will look a little different after the holidays. more

People

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Photo by Erica Techo.

The Freedom from Addiction Coalition, started by the mayors of Hoover, Homewood, Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills, will hold its third community breakfast in Hoover this month. more

People

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Maredia and Lother started the CleanHoover Initiative in December to clean up some of the city’s parks and talk with businesses about reducing their environmental impact. more

High Schools

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The Hoover Vet Center, at 400 Emery Drive, offers a number of programs for veterans of any age to help them successfully participate in everyday life. more

People

The paratransit bus service provides rides for retirees and people with disabilities around central Alabama. more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell

Buff City Soap is a five-year-old, Memphis-based company that first came to Birmingham in 2017 with a location on U.S. 280. more

Businesses

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell

Three Hoover students were part of the ‘Theatre on Ice’ national championship team. more

People

Hale was one of 35 officers chosen from across the U.S. more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell

Godzilla, the newest addition, was cut out of plywood and decorated with painted plastic ferns, pieces of aluminum pie tins and red sequins around the mouth. more

People

SisterGolf works to teach women the lay of the links to improve business connections. more

People

Destination Hoover International is a new organization formed to build partnerships with cities around the globe. more

People

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell

Metro-area governments and organizations reconsider regional cooperation’s potential. more

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Mexico Lindo fire

Lexi Coon

Firefighters were battling the flames into the early hours of Thursday morning. more

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Courtesy of Dana Stewart

Hoover Senior Center, located at 400 Municipal Drive, is the first in Alabama to receive accreditation. more

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Tony Tanner is known for his positive attitude, which his 1986 diagnosis of multiple sclerosis has done nothing to change. more

People

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

For those who haven’t applied for a new job in decades, re-entering the hiring market can be a daunting experience. more

People

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The first time Twyla Taylor saw her brother Cedric Oden, he was 17 months old and had a 10 percent chance of living. more

People

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Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Hoover seventh-grader Sid Doppalapudi recently had two opportunities to compete on the national stage. more

Private Schools

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Photos by Emily Featherston.

There were 269 drug overdose deaths in Jefferson County in 2017, including 11 in Hoover. The mayors of four over-the-mountain cities have created a new coalition to increase awareness of drug abuse and addiction resources. more

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