Tina Hancock

Tina Hancock 3-4-19

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Hancock is leaving Hoover to become the chief finance officer for Huntsville City Schools. Read more


Riverchase Career Connection Center

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School officials say Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood failed to get Riverchase career center renovations started in a timely fashion. Read more

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Hoover school board 2-4-19 (1)

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The school board chose not to borrow an additional $12 million for upcoming classroom additions and instead use money already in the bank. Read more


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. Read more


Hoover City Schools flag

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It's a dramatic turnaround from many years of deficit spending and the $1.9 million deficit that was projected when the 2017 budget originally was passed in September 2016. Read more

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Tina Hancock 8-29-17

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If approved, this would be the first time in 13 years the school board has passed a budget predicting a surplus instead of a deficit, school officials said. Read more


stacks of cash

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The school board voted to pay off some debt issued in 2010, refinance what's left of a 2005 bond issue and shift $50 million into U.S. treasury bonds. Read more

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Hoover school bus

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Cuts in staffing, delayed capital expenditures and unexpected increases in property tax revenues helped erase the school system's projected $10.4 million deficit. Read more


Tina Hancock 5-17-16

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Tina Hancock has been the Jackson County Board of Education's chief school finance officer for five years. Read more


Tina Hancock interview 5-9-16

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The Hoover school board interviewed a third candidate for the role of chief school financial officer but refrained from making a selection during its meeting on Monday, May 9. Read more


Hoover school board 10-16-15

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The meeting starts at 4:30 p.m. Monday. Read more


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