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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

Greg Knighton

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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

A London-based organization called SoccerEx has proposed bringing its first North American convention in 20 years to Hoover but wants Hoover to pay to be the host city. more

Oct 18, 2017 5:52 PM News

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

Letters of interest and resumes are due by Aug. 24. more

Aug 10, 2017 5:14 PM News 2 Comments

Rick Davis Hoover chamber 5-18-17

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The Birmingham-Hoover metro area accounts for 31 percent of the state's gross domestic product and had 20 percent of new job announcements in 2016, a Birmingham Business Alliance official said. more

May 18, 2017 4:45 PM Businesses

technology roundtable 5-16-17

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About a dozen Hoover-based technology companies met with city officials to share ideas. more

May 17, 2017 1:45 AM Businesses 2 Comments

Hoover Chamber Luncheon

Sydney Cromwell.

Jim Searcy, executive director for the Economic Development Association of Alabama, was full of jokes at the March 17 Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon. more

Mar 17, 2016 3:22 PM Businesses

The Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce economic development committee discussed bringing businesses to Shelby County at its forum on Thursday, June 4. more

Jun 4, 2015 8:34 PM News

The state of the City is good. We are financially strong. We feel like we’ve had a strong recovery from the dips we experienced in 2008 and 2009. more

Sep 4, 2013 3:41 PM People

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