Hoover City Council

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The new contract now will expire Sept. 30, 2021. more

Mar 19, 2018 8:13 PM News

Hoover school bd interviews Nov 2017

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The council is looking for someone to replace Earl Cooper, who has served on the school board for two five-year terms. more

Mar 18, 2018 8:29 PM Schools

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The City Council wants clarification about what measures it would have to take to allow Sunday alcoholic beverage sales as early as 10 a.m. rather than noon. more

Mar 5, 2018 7:02 PM News


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The Hoover City Council is again looking for people who want to serve on the school board. more

Feb 20, 2018 8:41 PM High Schools

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That will give Hoover a total of 11 full-time police officers and 17 part-time officers in the city's 16 schools. more

Feb 19, 2018 10:17 PM News 3 Comments

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The council welcomed Marilyn Jones and Charles Whatley, two of the first black teachers in Hoover area schools. more

Feb 5, 2018 9:03 PM News 7 Comments

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The Crossings at Hoover, if approved by the state, will be built in the Riverchase office park along Parkway Lake Drive between U.S. 31 and Parkway Lake Drive. more

Feb 5, 2018 8:40 PM News 2 Comments

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Santek acknowledges an uptick in complaints in the last couple of months and is working to address issues, a manager said. more

Jan 18, 2018 9:10 PM News 19 Comments

Hoover Met Complex South Access Rd

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C.S. Beatty Construction beat out two other bidders for the road project. more

Jan 18, 2018 8:07 PM News

Lake Wilborn home construction Dec 2017

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The rate increased from $6 to $8.50 per $1,000 worth of construction, in addition to the base fee of $1,500 per house that goes to the school board. more

Dec 18, 2017 9:55 PM News 3 Comments

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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

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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

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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

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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

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