Hoover City Council

The Birmingham Water Works had amended its water use restrictions since the last time Hoover declared a water emergency in 2007, a city attorney said. more

Oct 24, 2016 12:34 PM News

Anthony's Car Wash landscape plan

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The payment is in return for a land developer giving up property for a turn lane to Medical West freestanding emergency department off John Hawkins Parkway. more

Oct 18, 2016 12:12 AM News 1 Comments

The BAM hats

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

Oct 11, 2016 8:20 PM News 15 Comments

Hoover sports complex

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

However, the facility is expected to have a $14 million direct economic impact its first year and $33 million impact by year five, projections show. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:20 PM News 2 Comments

Trey Lott Curt Posey

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While almost all of the Hoover municipal election races were settled on Aug. 23, one City Council race remains to be decided. more

Sep 29, 2016 6:39 PM People

Casey Middlebrooks swearing in 9-6-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

Skelton died on July 2, and Middlebrooks will finish out the last two months of his term, then begin the four-year term to which he was elected on Aug. 23. more

Sep 6, 2016 10:15 PM News 1 Comments

Casey Middlebrooks

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After five hours of running 13,801 ballots through machines, there was not a single change in the vote tally. more

Sep 2, 2016 12:50 PM News

DeLuca and Middlebrooks

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Official returns showed DeLuca losing to Casey Middlebrooks by just five votes. more

Aug 31, 2016 6:40 PM News

Frank Brocato

Sam Chandler

See the full list of city council election results. more

Aug 24, 2016 2:57 AM News 1 Comments

Greene said bringing school funding up to an appropriate level is the first crucial step in moving Hoover forward. more

Aug 22, 2016 11:17 AM People

Arnold Singer July 2016

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Singer is battling one-term councilman John Lyda for the seat. more

Aug 22, 2016 4:50 AM People

Dan Ellis

Photo courtesy of Dan Ellis

Ellis said he wants to use his business experience to serve as a good steward of taxpayers' money, keep taxes low and invest in the future growth of Hoover in a controlled and sustainable way. more

Aug 22, 2016 12:48 AM People

Hoover election forum 8-16-16 (5)

Photo by Kyle Parmley

The forum featured all three Hoover mayoral candidates and the 15 candidates seeking the seven seats on the Hoover City Council. more

Aug 20, 2016 9:02 PM News

Lenco Bearcat armored rescue vehicle

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Hoover police Chief Nick Derzis said such a vehicle will come in handy in hostile situations where an officer or civilian needs rescuing. more

Aug 15, 2016 7:51 PM News 3 Comments

Police training site option

Photo by Jon Anderson

Police officials estimate it will cost $600,000 to retrofit the building for use as a training center. more

Aug 11, 2016 10:44 PM News 1 Comments

Bluff Park election forum 8-9-16

Photo by Jon Anderson

All three candidates for mayor and 15 candidates for Hoover City Council were present Tuesday night at Shades Crest Baptist Church. more

Aug 10, 2016 3:40 AM News 6 Comments

Trey Lott

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Lott left the council to move to Alabaster so his son could play football there but now is back in Hoover. more

Aug 6, 2016 5:39 PM People 3 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

The latest in Hoover's municipal election. more

Aug 4, 2016 5:55 PM News

Hoover Event Center exterior 1

Sketch by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood

The contract was $1.9 million over budget but $1.83 million less than the amount originally proposed by the low bidder. more

Aug 1, 2016 9:29 PM News 1 Comments

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