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Birmingham in 2023: This year’s top stories in Alabama’s largest metro area

Though Birmingham is no longer Alabama’s largest city, the Birmingham area remains the largest metropolitan region in the state. In 2023, the City of Birmingham faced several problems, from a wave of violent crime that continued into 2023 from 2022 to a severe truancy problem in its public school system that drew the ire of Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin.

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Developer behind ‘The Preserve’ project to add hotel, parking garage in Hoover neighborhood says it has ‘temporarily’ pulled proposal

Capstone Communities, the developer behind the attempt to alter the plan for a Hoover community to construct hundreds of residential units, a parking garage and a hotel, responded on Thursday to a request for comment by 1819 News.

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Residents of ‘The Preserve’ in Hoover attempting to stop rental units, hotel from altering development

A group of Hoover residents are attempting to stop a new development proposed for their neighborhood. 

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Hoover’s Ross Bridge golf course to reopen October 13

The Ross Bridge golf course in Hoover will reopen to players on October 13 after a groundskeeping error by a crew member destroyed most of the course's greens last year.

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Indian Ford Fire District residents in Jefferson County vote to join Helena after contentious annexation battle with Hoover

Unofficial election results show the City of Helena victorious in an annexation referendum in the Indian Ford Fire District that was the subject of a battle between it and the City of Hoover this summer.

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Ivey announces Rebuild Alabama projects — Widening portions of I-65 and I-59, Hoover I-459 interchange

Thursday at Hoover City Hall, Gov. Kay Ivey made three infrastructure project announcements as a result of the Rebuild Alabama Act.

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Judge sets new vote date for Helena annexation of Fire District during court battle with Hoover

A Jefferson County Circuit Court judge set a new date for an annexation vote in the Indian Ford Fire District, which was the source of a court battle between the cities of Hoover and Helena.

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Helena delays annexation vote, Hoover officials decline to discuss legal battle until case is over

A City of Hoover attorney told 1819 News Monday at the Hoover City Council meeting that city officials will not be commenting on the ongoing annexation battle with Helena until the case is resolved by the Alabama Supreme Court.

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Should've seen it coming? Ten warning signs from Carlee Russell on social media

A dive into Carlee Russell's social media posts in the wake of her seemingly debunked story of abduction.

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misTAKEN: Hoover PD reveal internet searches found in Carlee Russell's phone prior to disappearance — 'No threat to public safety'

Hoover police revealed new information in case of Carlee Russell.

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Helena mayor accuses Hoover of cherry-picking properties in annexation legal battle

On Monday, a Jefferson County judge ruled to amend a temporary restraining order against the City of Hoover to restrict city officials from soliciting properties in a nearby unincorporated community for annexation. 

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Former Jefferson County sheriff candidate Jared Hudson recounts narrow defeat in 2022, urges conservative voter turnout for July 18 county commission special election

In 2022, former Navy seal and law enforcement officer Jared Hudson narrowly lost to the incumbent Democrat Mark Pettway in the election for Jefferson County Sheriff. Now, Hudson is encouraging conservatives to get out and vote in a special election later this month that will determine which party holds the majority in the Jefferson County Commission.

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'I am what I am': Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Bolin required to run for Jefferson County Commission without a party by his name, but he’s still a Republican

On July 18, Vestavia, Mountain Brook, Homewood and Hoover residents will select the newest member of the Jefferson County Commission in a special election. Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Mike Bolin says he’s the man for the job.

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Hoover’s Ross Bridge golf course to re-open in October

The Ross Bridge golf course in Hoover will reopen to players in October after a groundskeeping error by a crew member destroyed most of the course’s greens last year.

Alabama baseball player Jim Jarvis (10) steals home against Auburn at Sewell-Thomas Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Sunday, Apr 16, 2023. Alabama News
Auburn a 5 seed, Alabama a 9 seed in Hoover SEC Baseball Tournament

College baseball's regular season has come to an end, and the SEC Baseball Tournament's host state boasts two of the hotter teams entering postseason play at the Hoover Met.

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Which of the top 10 Alabama high schools spend the most on students and impose highest property taxes?

Alabama is home to 565 public high schools, each ranging from under 400 students to almost 3,000.

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Hoover’s Ross Bridge golf course update: ‘It’s a real disaster’

Ross Bridge golf course will probably be under an accelerated renovation plan in 2023 after a recent groundskeeping mistake severely harmed most of its greens a couple of weeks ago.

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Hoover beats Hewitt-Trussville in Class 7A Region 3 showdown on a full night of high school football

The Hoover High offense hasn’t put crazy numbers on the scoreboard for the most part this season. That hasn’t been a problem for the Bucs.

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Butterfly release to honor women impacted by ovarian cancer in Alabama

The Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation (NLOCF) is hosting a special event this weekend in honor of women who have been impacted by ovarian cancer.

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Alabama day care accused of using hot sauce on children as punishment

Heather Willoughby was stunned when her daughter told her that teachers at her day care were giving hot sauce to babies as punishment. “The idea of someone that she’s supposed to be able to trust as her caregiver putting something like that to cause her pain, that’s absolutely horrifying,” Willoughby told 1819 News.

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Popular Hoover cooking class to appear on Simply Southern TV

Cooking with Culture, co-founded and led by Chef Benard Tamburello and Giuliana Russo-Skinner, is an Italian cooking class where students learn to prepare authentic Italian meals. Students also learn the history of each dish. 

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VIDEO: $20k in RC cars stolen in smash and grab at Hoover business

In just under two minutes, two burglars stole around $20,000 worth of merchandise at a model and remote-control car business in Hoover....

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Young Alabama beauty queen gives back to others with heartfelt letters and service projects

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor We are in the season of giving and one Hoover girl is using her platform to give to others in a big...

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Central Alabama flooding claims 4 lives, causes widespread damage

By Erica Thomas Flooding in central Alabama caused widespread damage in Jefferson and Shelby Counties on the night of Wednesday, Oct....