Hoover Council President upset after Alabama Senate HB573

Hoover City Council President Jack Wright lashed out Friday, May 22, after the Alabama State Senate passed HB573. He says the bill reallocates much of the one-cent Jefferson County sales tax originally intended to pay off school bonds to other uses. more »

May 22, 2015 9:17 PM News

Hoover Rotary Club awards $12,000 in scholarships to high school seniors

The Hoover Rotary Club has awarded $12,000 in scholarships to seniors from Hoover High School and Spain Park High School to help them offset their college education. The recipients were given a combined $6,000 for each school during a luncheon. more »

May 22, 2015 6:45 PM News

Council President speaks out against 1-cent sales tax reallocation bill

Hoover City Council President Jack Wright says a bill that would reallocate money from a 1-cent sales tax is unfair to the City of Hoover. Hoover generates $20 million for the tax, but would only receive $2.4 million for city schools, he said. more »

May 19, 2015 2:07 AM News 1 Comments

Council approves wastewater treatment services deal, honors sports team titles

The Hoover City Council has approved a deal to take over wastewater treatment services for the Caldwell Mill Wastewater Treatment Plant. The panel also issued proclamations honoring six Hoover High sports team titles. more »

May 19, 2015 1:21 AM News

Hoover Board of Education honors Donna Frazier as 10 years on the board nears end

​The Hoover Board of Education honored President Donna Frazier May 11 for her 10 years on the panel as she prepares to step down effective June 1. Frazier’s husband John, two of her children and several other family members were at the meeting. more »

May 12, 2015 3:22 AM News

Model Box 2.0 set to open by end of May

The Model Box has been in its current location, 1921 Hoover Court, since 2008. In June 2014, a fire caused the store to close. Now renamed The Model Box 2.0, the business is set to open back up its doors by the end of May. more »

May 7, 2015 6:48 PM News 2 Comments

City Council honors Hoover Rotary Club for passing $250,000 in donations to help education

The Hoover City Council Monday, May 4, honored the Hoover Rotary Club for surpassing a milestone: More than $250,000 in monetary gifts to education, including scholarships. The club has exceeded $1 million in total donations including nonprofits. more »

May 5, 2015 2:07 PM News

Hoover City Council approves purchase of police body cameras

The City of Hoover is joining the wave of police departments across the country adding body cameras to help protect officers and aid investigations in cases of accused misconduct.The city is buying 90 cameras, enough for every uniformed field officer more »

May 5, 2015 12:37 AM News 1 Comments

Medical West holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for freestanding ER

Medical West, an affiliate of the UAB Health System, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and gave public tours for Alabama's first Freestanding Emergency Department at Alabama 150 Monday, May 4. The facility opens to the public May 5 at 7 a.m. more »

May 4, 2015 7:08 PM News

The real first responders: Hoover 911 call center personnel at front line of helping those in need

The City of Hoover's 911 Communications Center employees handled 213,000 emergency calls in 2014, an average of 4,100 a week or 583 a day. Police call them the 24/7 lifeline that connects callers needing help with police, fire and emergency workers. more »

Apr 28, 2015 7:47 PM News

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