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Summertime is here, which means lots of fun in the sun and time spent in the outdoors. Hoover has many beautiful parks such as Veterans Park, Moss Rock Preserve and Aldridge Gardens, just to name a few. Read more

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I am thrilled that our economic developer Greg Knighton has been meeting with developers, commercial property owners and businesses on behalf of Hoover’s economic development efforts. Read more

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Springtime is here, and I hope you and your families are enjoying the beautiful weather and this exciting time in our city! Read more

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I hope you and your family had a great Christmas and a happy New Year! I have truly enjoyed my first full year as your mayor and will continue to work every day to move Hoover along to be No. 1. Read more

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Frances and I want to wish you a safe and wonderful holiday season!  December is such a festive and fun time of year in Hoover. Read more

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We are very proud to say that recently Niche ranked Hoover City Schools number one on their “Safest Schools in Alabama” List, and we were ranked number five in the nation. Read more

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I hope your summer has been great.  It’s hard to believe the students will be back in school soon and that football season is fast approaching. Read more

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There is no doubt — winter is well on its way to Hoover. The chill in the air carries with it the anticipation of the holidays as they quickly approach. Read more

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City hall renovations should begin in early 2020, City Administrator Allan Rice said. Read more

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Smith Farm

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Two buyers purchased the property at auction. One plans to preserve scenic views; another reportedly eyeing development of new subdivision. Read more

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Art Clarkson remembrance

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A celebration of Clarkson's life will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Read more

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The new tower should greatly enhance cell service at the complex and nearby schools, homes and businesses, AT&T officials said. Read more

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The Riverchase Galleria will host its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony to usher in the holiday shopping season Nov. 8. Read more

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I hope you will take a few moments to reflect on how fortunate we are to live in such a great country — a country that would not be what it is today if it weren’t for the men and women who have served and are serving in our armed forces. Read more

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Tattersall meeting 10-8-19

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About 200 people showed up for a community meeting at The Church at Brook Hills Tuesday night to hear a proposal. Read more

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Hoover City Council 9-26-19

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The City Council cut $4.5 million from the mayor's proposed spending plan and added $2.3 million in spending favored by the council. Read more

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Destination Hoover International, a nonprofit group that was formed 17 months ago to build partnerships with communities around the globe, had a busy spring and summer. Read more

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If the Hoover City Council had not raised sales, use, leasing and lodging taxes last year, city revenues from those taxes likely would have declined this fiscal year, city records now indicate. Read more

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The mayor said his budget proposal is focused on better traffic management, education and public safety. Read more

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After more than two years of planning and renovation work, the Hoover school system’s Riverchase Career Connection Center is now open and running. Read more

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Very soon we will see the leaves begin to change as another season rolls in. While these thoughts bring a smile, they are always accompanied by a somber moment as I also reflect on the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. Read more

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Some complain about green areas being torn down for new development in Hoover, but in addition to numerous small parks, the city also has several large tracts of land reserved for conservation and passive park usage. Read more

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The upcoming closure of the Sears department store at the Riverchase Galleria is being heralded by mall managers and city officials as a great opportunity for redevelopment. Read more

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Mayors of the five biggest cities have been meeting for at least five years and want to expand their group. Read more

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It has been said that “August is like the Sunday of summer.” August brings the beginning of another school year, with hallways filled with laughter and classrooms filled with lots of learning. Read more

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Future land use plan July 2019

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Mayor Frank Brocato said the document will serve as a roadmap in making decisions over the next 20 to 25 years. Read more

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Black Creek Mtn Bike Park

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The 73-acre park in the Trace Crossings community has about 5 miles of mountain bike trails. Read more

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    Vettes4Vets Presisdent and CEO retired Maj. Gen. David Burford, at left, joins Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato, his wife Frances Brocato and retired Army Maj. Ed Pulido, senior vice president of the Folds of Honor Foundation and a founder of the Warriors for Freedom Foundation at the 2019 Salute to Veterans Ball put on by Vettes4Vets at the Finley Center in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.

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    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato speaks at the Finley Center in the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, when Hoover and AT&T officials announced the construction and beginning of operation of a new 190-foot-tall cell tower at the complex.

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    Officials with the city of Hoover, state of Alabama and AT&T cut a ribbon to celebrate the construction of beginning of operation of a new cell tower at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. In front, from left, are state Rep. David Wheeler, state Sen. Jabo Waggoner, AT&T Alabama President Wayne Hutchens, Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato and Hoover City Council President Gene Smith

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    Officials with the city of Hoover, state of Alabama and AT&T cut a ribbon to celebrate the construction of beginning of operation of a new cell tower at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. In front, from left, are state Rep. David Wheeler, state Sen. Jabo Waggoner, AT&T Alabama President Wayne Hutchens, Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato and Hoover City Council President Gene Smith, Councilman Mike Shaw and Councilman John Lyda.

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    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato, center, joins other runners as they make their way along the course of the 5K and 10K races at the 2019 Head Over Teal 5K, 10K and Family Fall Festival in The Preserve community in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

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    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato presents his 2020 budget proposal to the Hoover City Council during a council work session on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019.

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