Lee Sentell 10-20-16

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Lodging taxes going to the state general fund have grown 105 percent since 2003, while the state's general fund has grown 47 percent overall, Lee Sentell said. more

Oct 20, 2016 3:54 PM Businesses

The luncheon will be at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel. more

Oct 12, 2016 4:15 PM Businesses


Sarah Tuttle

Customers arrived as early as 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning. more

Oct 5, 2016 9:31 PM Restaurants


Photo courtesy of the Hoover Senior Center.

The Hoover Senior Center will host its largest ever showcase of craft items made by its members at the Crafty Creations Bazaar on Friday, Oct. 21, from 9 a.m. to noon. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:46 PM Businesses

The annual FARE Walk for Food Allergy will be at Veterans Park on Oct. 23 with check-in and other activities beginning at 1:30 p.m. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:36 PM Businesses


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Hoover residents will have the opportunity to taste some of the area’s best cuisine beneath the boughs of autumn trees come Oct. 6, as Aldridge Gardens hosts its fifth annual Taste of Hoover. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:27 PM Businesses

Symphony Volunteer Council installs officers. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:22 PM Businesses

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Photos by Tara Massouleh.

Kamy Adeli has made chocolate potato chip ice pops, pickle ice pops, even ranch dressing ice pops — and he’s looking to try more. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:01 PM Businesses

Hoover man creates hand-stitched leather goods with inspiration from the West more

Sep 29, 2016 6:46 PM Businesses

Read about what's now open, relocated and other business news in Hoover. more

Sep 29, 2016 6:42 PM Businesses


Heather VacLav

The first 100 people to get in the doors will receive free Chick-Fil- A for a year. more

Sep 16, 2016 2:23 PM Restaurants 1 Comments

Deep Dish Pizza

Sarah Finnegan

The menu will include classic Italian and Chicago style foods, such as meatball subs, Italian beef sandwiches, stuffed crust pizzas, baked ziti and other pastas, soups, salads and sides such as prosciutto-wrapped green beans. more

Sep 15, 2016 4:19 PM Restaurants

Hoover resident starts craft soda business more

Sep 1, 2016 2:40 PM Businesses

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Chau McLendon is no stranger to working with winners. Inside her Hoover alteration shop, the walls are lined with photos of her past clients — beauty queens, senators, even Olympic gold medalists. more

Sep 1, 2016 2:34 PM Businesses

Derrick Henry

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The first 64 people in line will get to participate in a bean bag toss tournament, with the champion taking on Henry. more

Sep 1, 2016 12:03 PM Businesses

Jim Porter Hoover chamber 8-17-16

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High-profile shootings of multiple victims have gun control advocates pushing hard, but tighter gun restrictions won't impact crime, Porter said. more

Aug 17, 2016 9:08 PM Businesses

Jim Porter, a Birmingham attorney, will be speaking about the Second Amendment and how it affects the lives of everyday Americans. more

Aug 10, 2016 8:26 PM Businesses

The Boot at Preserve Village closed

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The founder of the restaurant said the owners need more space and more parking. more

Aug 2, 2016 10:39 PM Businesses 1 Comments

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Erica Techo

The business was recognized at the fourth annual Small Business of the Year Awards Luncheon, hosted by the Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce. more

Aug 1, 2016 4:22 PM Businesses

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Photo by Leah Ingram Eagle.

When Jason Johnson and his family moved from Atlanta to Hoover more than three years ago, he heard locals refer to the area as “B’ham.” The popular moniker sparked an idea on how to use it to promote local pride. more

Jul 28, 2016 3:50 PM Businesses

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