Hoover City Council to consider raising lodging tax

The city tax for staying in Hoover hotels and motels could soon double. The Hoover City Council on Monday, July 6 meeting at 6 p.m. will consider a proposal from Mayor Gary Ivey to raise the city's lodging tax rate from 3 percent to 6 percent. more »

Jul 3, 2015 3:23 PM News

Young inventors converge on Trace Crossings Elementary School

Young inventors from schools across Hoover and surrounding cities recently got a chance to use their creativity in a “RoboGarage Makers Camp” held June 1-3 at Trace Crossings Elementary School in Hoover. more »

Jun 30, 2015 8:54 PM Schools

Police begin training, use of body cameras

Hoover police officers began training on Tuesday, June 30, in the use of body cameras. Police spokesperson Capt. Gregg Rector said some of the cameras will be deployed this week. more »

Jun 30, 2015 3:51 PM News

Hoover cyclist finishes Race Across America

On June 16, Hoover cyclist Brian Toone set out to race 3,000 miles from Oceanside, California to Annapolis, Maryland. As of Saturday, June 27, Toone had made his way to the finish line with an official time of 10 days, 14 hours and 20 minutes. more »

Jun 26, 2015 7:56 PM News

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