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McLeod Software at Acton Ridge 1

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The company plans to relocate its corporate headquarters into the Meadow Brook Corporate Park and double its Birmingham-area workforce from 300 to 600 in five years, its president and CEO said. more

Dec 4, 2017 9:13 PM Businesses

City of Hoover logo - council chambers

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City officials are not disclosing the name of the company until Monday, but City Treasurer Robert Yeager said the company plans to invest $12.5 million to move its corporate headquarters to Hoover, bringing 600 jobs to the city over five years. more

Nov 30, 2017 10:08 PM Businesses

Hoover Christmas tree lighting 207-36

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Hundreds of people showed up for the annual event at the Hoover Municipal Center. more

Nov 30, 2017 9:13 PM News

Manering family

Photo courtesy of Chad Manering.

Claire and Carter Manering are scheduled to help Mayor Frank Brocato light the city's Christmas tree on Thursday, Nov. 30. more

Nov 29, 2017 1:37 PM People 2 Comments

Future Hoover 11-28-17 (1)

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Residents shared a desire for more city amenities on their side of town during the city's fourth Future Hoover meeting. more

Nov 28, 2017 10:29 PM News 1 Comments

Greg Knighton

Photo courtesy of Economic Development Partnership of Alabama

Greg Knighton will take on a new role of economic developer for the city of Hoover on Dec. 18. more

Nov 28, 2017 3:01 PM People 1 Comments

Freshwater Land Trust annexation map

Map courtesy of city of Hoover

The annexation vote is now set for March 5. more

Nov 20, 2017 9:01 PM News

Future Hoover 11-14-17 (3)

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About 40 people attended the second of four Future Hoover meetings designed to let residents share their vision for the city. more

Nov 14, 2017 11:10 PM News

IberiaBank Nov 2017

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The Louisiana-based bank plans to create a regional headquarters with 450 employees in the International Park office complex off Acton Road. more

Nov 6, 2017 8:26 PM Businesses

IberiaBank sign

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The deal would include an abatement of $495,630 of Hoover taxes, $720,430 of Jefferson County taxes and $463,500 of state taxes. more

Nov 2, 2017 8:36 PM Businesses 1 Comments

Hoover Hayride and Family Night 2017-12.jpg

Erica Techo

The event, held at Veterans Park, included booths for trick-or-treating, food trucks, face painting and other activities. more

Oct 27, 2017 3:33 AM People

Future Hoover 10-17-17 (1)

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About 45 people showed up at Hunter Street Baptist Church for the first of four citywide town hall meetings. more

Oct 17, 2017 11:10 PM News 2 Comments

Hoover Beautification Board Johnson Hassee

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Current and past board members were recognized during a reception and program at the Hoover Municipal Center. more

Oct 16, 2017 10:21 PM People

Hoover flag Feb 2017

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Three more town hall meetings are scheduled for Tuesday nights in November. more

Oct 16, 2017 4:30 PM News

The London-based organization is proposing to bring 1,000 to 1,500 prominent figures in the soccer world from 41 countries in North America, Central America and the Caribbean to Hoover next year. more

Oct 12, 2017 11:25 PM News 1 Comments

Artists on the Bluff 2016-2

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Neither the Hoover school board nor the Hoover City Council seems willing to invest the $1 million to $4 million to bring the nearly 100-year-old building up to code. more

Sep 18, 2017 10:09 PM News 21 Comments

Hurricane Irma Sunday 4 p.m.

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The National Weather Service was predicting Irma will be a tropical storm moving through east Alabama Monday. more

Sep 10, 2017 6:10 PM News

Jim Wilson Jr. Parkway lane addition

Sketch courtesy of city of Hoover

Improvements are slated for Braddock Drive, Wisteria Drive, Jim Wilson Jr. Parkway and Alford Avenue. more

Sep 5, 2017 9:58 PM News 3 Comments

Melinda Lopez 9-5-17

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The mayor is proposing $113.9 million in expenditures and projecting $111 million in revenues for the general fund and plans to make up the difference with the capital projects fund. more

Sep 5, 2017 9:24 PM News

City of Hoover logo - council chambers

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The mayor plans to present his budget to the City Council on Sept. 5, and budget hearings will be held the following week. more

Aug 21, 2017 8:48 PM News

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