Hoover school bus fees appear to violate state law, state Superintendent Tommy Bice says
A Hoover school bus picks up students along Lorna Road in Hoover, Ala., in this file photo.
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Alabama's unemployment rate rises to 6.7 percent
Alabama's unemployment rate was 6.7 percent for March, which was above the rates for both the prior month and same period the previous year, according to the Alabama Department of Labor .
Are Hoover schools taking parents for a ride? AL.com readers debate proposed bus fees
HOOVER, Alabama -- The Hoover City Schools bus debate took another controversial turn Thursday night when the school board unanimously voted to charge students a fee to ride the bus to and from school in the 2014-15 school year.
Hoover school board changes evaluation method for Superintendent Andy Craig
HOOVER, Alabama - Hoover schools Superintendent Andy Craig will be evaluated by more than 40 people this year, not just the school board, board President Paulette Pearson announced Thursday.
Walter B. Stumpff Jr.
Walter B. Stumpff Jr., 84, of Hoover, Ala. and formerly of Tuscaloosa, Ala. and Lewistown, died at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at his home in Hoover, Ala.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Spain Park High School 1 of 4 national finalists for ACT College and Career Transition...
HOOVER, Alabama - Spain Park High School learned today that it has been selected as one of four national finalists for the ACT College and Career Transition Award for helping students prepare for life after high school.
Jefferson County may not be in hospital business anymore, but it's on the mend, Tony Petelos tells Hoover chamber
Jefferson County Manager Tony Petelos talks to the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce about the status of the county government during the chamber's monthly luncheon at the Hoover Country Club in Hoover, Ala., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Hoover school board president: redrawing school zones inevitable
Deer Valley Elementary School in Hoover, Ala., is either at or near capacity once again, school board President Paulette Pearson said.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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Study Reveals How Often America's Politicians Do Exactly What Rich People Want Them To Do
Republican activist Shaun McCutcheon of Hoover, Ala. walks past the Capitol as he leaves the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, after the court's hearing on campaign finance The wealthiest 10% of Americans and organized groups that speak for big business have far more influence over the U.S. government than average citizens, a new ... (more)
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Former Vestavia Hills High School students testify about finding nude body of slain woman...
But not until the next morning did any of the teens call police to report it, the young men testified.
Hoover Country Club still recovering from flooded tennis courts
HOOVER, Alabama - The Hoover Country Club is still recovering from last week's heavy rains that flooded the club's 12-court tennis complex up to about knee level.
Hendrick Automotive Group purchases Hoover's Ivan Leonard Chevrolet
Hendrick Chevrolet of Hoover opened today at the former site of Ivan Leonard Chevrolet.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Developer plans to shrink number of homes in new Hoover subdivision
Developer Connor Farmer of Highpointe Properties has been approved to build nine homes on the north side of Al Seier Road at Sulphur Springs Road in Hoover, Ala., and is asking the city to rezone 3.84 acres on the south side of Al Seier for six more homes.
Jefferson County Manager Tony Petelos to speak at Hoover chamber Thursday
Jefferson County Manager Tony Petelos discusses the county budget with Tracie Hodge, director of the county's Budget Management Office, at a meeting on Sept.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Students honor cancer survivors at the Hoover Relay For Life
Cancer survivors and their families walked a lap around the track as high school students applauded during the Hoover Relay For Life Saturday.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Color Me Rad 5K returns to Hoover Met Saturday morning
HOOVER, Alabama - If you want to add a little color to your life - or a lot of color - you can head out to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium Saturday morning for the Color Me Rad 5K run.
Hoover dealing with raw sewage problem in area creek
Raw sewage is leaking into the creek in a Hoover neighborhood. Recent flooding damaged the sewer lines and knocked off manhole covers.
Bluff Park Elementary PTO to show free outdoor movie 'Frozen'
HOOVER, Alabama - The Bluff Park Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization is sponsoring a free outdoor showing of the Walt Disney movie "Frozen" for the community Saturday night.
Bus shelter approved for Riverchase Church of Christ over neighbor's objections
This is a sketch of the bus shelter the city of Hoover approved for Riverchase Church of Christ.
Gun rights groups, Tea Party to hold state election candidate forum in Hoover
HOOVER, Alabama - Two gun rights organizations and the Rainy Day Patriots Tea Party have scheduled an open forum in Hoover next week for the public to meet candidates in the upcoming Alabama elections.