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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 Office 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

Freshwater Land Trust annexation map

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The annexation vote is now set for March 5. more

Nov 20, 2017 9:01 PM News

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The Hoover City Council on Nov. 6 appointed Kermit Kendrick, an attorney with the Burr & Forman law firm, to replace Jill Ganus on the Hoover Board of Education. more

Nov 20, 2017 4:15 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

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Kendrick has worked for the Burr & Forman law firm for 17 years and lived in Hoover 16 years. more

Nov 6, 2017 7:54 PM Schools 1 Comments

Hoover Council Education Committee 11-2-17

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Eleven people applied for the vacancy. more

Nov 6, 2017 4:06 PM News

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 school board applicants Oct 2017

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The applicants are seeking to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Jill Ganus. more

Nov 1, 2017 8:15 PM Schools

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Gil Coutin always wanted to try archery when he was growing up in New York City, but there wasn’t much of an opportunity for that in the city, he said. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:38 PM People

Hoover school board 8-15-17

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Board member Jill Ganus resigned after accepting an appointment to a Jefferson County District Court judgeship. more

Oct 24, 2017 5:21 PM Schools

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

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

Hoover City Council 9-28-17

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Council members praised the mayor and his staff for making $4 million in cuts since the beginning of September. more

Sep 28, 2017 8:56 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

Artists on the Bluff 2016-1

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Costs of needed building repairs have complicated negotiations. more

Sep 12, 2017 9:00 AM News 1 Comments

Stadium Trace Village concept plan 9-11-17

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The two developers will receive 50 percent of new sales tax revenue to the city over 10 years, not to exceed $20 million for one development and $2.5 million for the other. more

Sep 11, 2017 9:38 PM Businesses 1 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

Hoover cell tower

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Fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks require more, but smaller cell towers, Councilman Mike Shaw said. more

Sep 7, 2017 4:16 PM News 1 Comments

Jim Wilson Jr. Parkway lane addition

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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

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