Photo by Jon Anderson.

When new Hoover fire Chief Clay Bentley decided he wanted to name a No. 2 leader in the Fire Department, he chose Brandon Etheredge. more

Dec 27, 2017 7:04 PM People


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Developers in Hoover may have to start building sidewalks on both sides of the street in their subdivisions and commercial developments if the city adopts proposed changes to sidewalk regulations. more

Dec 27, 2017 7:02 PM News 1 Comments


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One of the larger ones is the 43-acre Stadium Trace Village along John Hawkins Parkway between Stadium Trace Parkway and Interstate 459. more

Dec 27, 2017 6:58 PM Businesses

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Photo courtesy of Rana Faure.

Tickets go on sale Jan. 5 for the 2018 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library. more

Dec 27, 2017 6:55 PM People


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Signature Homes, which typically accounts for 70 to 80 percent of the home building in Hoover, expects to build 200 to 230 houses in 2018, President Jonathan Belcher said. That compares to about 150 in 2017 and 283 in 2016, he said. more

Dec 27, 2017 6:46 PM People


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Two new hires in 2017 will set the tone for the city of Hoover in the new year, Mayor Frank Brocato said. more

Dec 27, 2017 6:43 PM News 2 Comments


Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone.

Big changes are coming for Hoover City Schools in 2018, including a long-anticipated redrawing of school zone lines, a new career center for high school students and a new band facility for Hoover High. more

Dec 27, 2017 6:39 PM Schools


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Bill Powell, who has been director of the now 1,200-member chamber for 22 years, was slated to retire at the end of December but has agreed to continue helping until a new director starts. more

Dec 27, 2017 6:37 PM Businesses


Rendering courtesy of Volkert.

A $3 million plan to add a second northbound lane on part of South Shades Crest Road should improve traffic flow at two intersections from D and F grades to a B, according to a new traffic study done for the city of Hoover. more

Dec 14, 2017 6:22 PM News 1 Comments


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The Collectors and Shooters Co. is having another gun show at the Finley Center on Dec. 16-17. more

Nov 20, 2017 4:31 PM People

Public buildings in Hoover have a variety of closing schedules for the Christmas and New Year holidays. more

Nov 20, 2017 4:22 PM People


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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


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Hoover officials say they are trying to be a more welcoming city by installing shelters at bus stops in the city. more

Nov 20, 2017 4:04 PM News


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Complex revenues lower than expected, but new tenants, bookings create optimism. more

Nov 20, 2017 3:56 PM News


Photo courtesy of Terri Hawkins.

The first class of the new Leadership Hoover group includes 34 leaders in government, nonprofit agencies and small, medium and large businesses. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:31 PM People


Photo courtesy of Paula Campbell.

Ladies who want to catch up on the latest fall and winter styles may want to attend the Hoover Service Club’s 2017 fall fashion show. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:11 PM People


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He has been the face of the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce for 22 years, but the time has come for chamber Executive Director Bill Powell to retire. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:44 PM People

Santek Waste Services is changing its leaf pickup schedule in Hoover this year in an effort to prevent the serious backlog in leaf collection that took place last year. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:43 PM News


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Campaigning to get elected to public office is one thing, but governing is another. So says Frank Brocato, who on Nov. 7 hits the one-year anniversary of being sworn in as Hoover’s 10th mayor. more

Oct 27, 2017 9:38 PM People

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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

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