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Hunter Pepper Facebook Post

Decatur, AL City Councilman Hunter Pepper joked on Facebook in 2018 about running over black protesters in Hoover, AL, at a time protests were happening over the police shooting of E.J. Bradford at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover. In a Facebook post from November of…

Governor Kay Ivey and Alabama Department of Transportation has announced that more than $30 million in funding is being awarded to cities and counties for various road and bridge projects. The funding is made available through the Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program-II (ATRIP-II), a…

A bill filed by State Rep. Juandalynn Givan (D – Birmingham) would make recorded police videos, such as those recorded by body cams, not part of the public record. The bill would, however, allow a person to petition a circuit court in order to obtain…

Gene Smith

Hoover City Council President Gene Smith said in an interview with ABC3340 that the Hoover Police Officer behind the deadly shooting of E.J. Bradford “had no racism in his heart or in his mind”. Gene Smith stated, “If the community was to ever get to…

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