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Hoover City Council 10-19-17

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The mayor and some council members said they weren't comfortable paying more than $500,000 to be able to host the convention next year. more

Oct 19, 2017 10:59 PM News 4 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

Frank Brocato 5-18-17

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The Hoover City Council is scheduled to vote on the fiscal 2018 budget at a special action meeting Thursday night right after the council's regular 5 p.m. work session. more

Sep 27, 2017 7:24 PM News 1 Comments

Gene Smith council president

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Councilman Derrick Murphy also was nominated. more

Nov 7, 2016 10:31 PM News 1 Comments

Smith said his priorities include maintaining the city's financial stability, improving and supporting public safety departments and working with school officials to find a solution to school funding issues. more

Aug 5, 2016 2:31 PM People 4 Comments

Hoover City Councilman Gene Smith says he is investigating whether the city can implement a commercial property nuisance ordinance. Smith is responding to complaints by Bluff Park resident Robin Schultz about the conditions at Shades Mountain Plaza. more

Aug 21, 2015 4:52 PM News

The owner of Hoover Tactical & Firearms is hoping the tragic death of a Hoover man who police believe was accidentally shot by his 2-year-old son will spark gun owners to make sure their weapons are properly and securely stored. more

Aug 19, 2015 4:08 PM News

bus service

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A recent study projects that ceasing school buses in Hoover could negatively impact many facets of the city’s economy. more

Nov 24, 2013 1:45 AM News

This week's council meeting focused on City's role in Board of Education's decision to cut buses for 2014-2015 school year. more

Nov 5, 2013 2:35 AM News 1 Comments

As Gene Smith and Thomas “Whit” Wright sit inside the member lounge of their 52,000-square-foot grocery store turned shooting range, they find it hard to believe where they are today. more

Sep 24, 2013 8:48 PM Businesses

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