City of Hoover

The BAM hats

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City officials in particular received very negative feedback to "The Bam" as a nickname. more

Oct 11, 2016 8:20 PM News 15 Comments

Allan Rice 2012

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Hoover Mayor-elect Frank Brocato said Rice will start the job Nov. 7 when Brocato and the new City Council are sworn into office. more

Oct 5, 2016 12:48 PM News 1 Comments

Allen Pate 9-19-16 council

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A budget amendment would allow the city to hire someone to fill Executive Director Allen Pate's shoes while he finishes out his vacation and unused leave time. more

Sep 30, 2016 3:02 PM News

Alabama 150 widening

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The project also includes a second left-turn lane from Ross Bridge Parkway onto Alabama 150. more

Sep 19, 2016 10:20 PM News

Allen Pate 9-19-16 (2)

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Pate choked up with emotion as he made the announcement at a Hoover City Council meeting. more

Sep 19, 2016 8:35 PM News 1 Comments

"Hoover's lost a great leader and a servant and a dear friend," fellow Councilman Jack Wright said. more

Jul 3, 2016 7:18 AM People

As institutional investors scrambled for secure investments, Hoover's strong credit rating played in its favor. more

Jul 3, 2016 5:22 AM News

Celebrate Hoover Day 2016 1

Photo by Ron Burkett

The day included a variety of activities, including live entertainment, a car show, inflatables, pony rides, face painting, a petting zoo, carnival rides and games. more

Apr 30, 2016 9:07 PM News

Hazardous Waste Day

Shay Allen

The Foundry Rescue and Recovery Center took in electronics to recycle. more

Apr 23, 2016 9:47 PM News 1 Comments

The city's planning consultant is expecting a zoning request for about 1,100 homes in May, but developers are still drawing up plans. more

Apr 11, 2016 8:08 PM News 1 Comments

I-459 apartment rezoning

Map provided by city of Hoover

U.S. Steel and other property owners adamantly objected. The matter now goes to the Hoover City Council. more

Feb 8, 2016 8:53 PM News 2 Comments

I-459 apartment rezoning

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The Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission is considering whether to rezone 273 acres between Preserve Parkway and Chapel Lane from multi-family use to commercial and single-family use. more

Feb 7, 2016 9:19 PM News

I-459 apartment rezoning

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The Hoover City Council has called for a public hearing for Monday, Feb. 8, to consider rezoning about 273 acres, without a request from owners of the property, including U.S. Steel. more

Feb 1, 2016 7:45 PM News 6 Comments


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The ordinance would allow and regulate companies such as Uber and Lyft. more

Jan 3, 2016 9:36 PM News

Hoover Public Safety Center

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Various public buildings are closing at different times. more

Dec 28, 2015 7:50 PM News

2015 Christmas lights in Hoover 2

Photo by Jon Anderson

Recommended stops include Ross Bridge and The Preserve. more

Dec 22, 2015 6:20 PM People

Hoover Sportsplex 1

Photo by Jon Anderson; sketch by Goodwyn Mills & Cawood

The facility would include six soccer/lacrosse/football fields, eight baseball/softball fields, 15 tennis courts, a 2-mile walking track and a 141,000-square-foot indoor facility for sports, trade shows, banquets, meetings and graduation ceremonies. more

Dec 21, 2015 8:19 PM News 2 Comments

Hoover Municipal Center Christmas sign

Photo by Jon Anderson

Various buildings will have different hours for the holiday. more

Dec 21, 2015 1:32 PM News

The facility likely will be in the vicinity of Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, Council President Jack Wright said. more

Dec 17, 2015 6:09 PM News 3 Comments

The speech is scheduled for Thursday at the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon, and the reservation deadline is Monday. more

Dec 13, 2015 9:06 PM News

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