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Photo by Jon Anderson.

For more than 20 years, baseball fans in central Alabama have had a chance to catch some of the best action college baseball has to offer at the annual Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament, held at the Hoover Met. Read more

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Hoover Met Complex Jan 2019

Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone

CBRE Hotels will examine the demand for hotels in that area and the impact a new hotel would have on the economy and other lodging facilities. Read more

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Photos by Kamp Fender

The soccer/lacrosse/football fields and tennis complex should be ready to open by Jan. 22, and the playground and splash pad should follow a couple of weeks later. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The complex is seeking people to help with game day operations, facility operations, parking, security, guest services, ticketing, concessions and the new climbing wall at the Finley Center. Read more

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

If you like jambalaya, gumbo, etouffee or red beans and rice, Hoover Metropolitan Stadium may be the place for you Saturday, Oct. 27. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

The new general manager for the Hoover Metropolitan Complex is no stranger to the sports and event industry. Read more

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About 150 of the top high school baseball players in the eastern United States are coming to Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Aug. 1-4, for the East Coast Pro Showcase. Read more

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Renderings courtesy of city of Hoover.

A new place for play is coming to the city of Hoover. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

The BWWB brought several members of its staff to address questions in the general meeting and one-on-one afterward. Read more

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Hoover Metropolitan Complex Jan 2017

Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone

Parking lots will open at 4:30 p.m., gates will open at 5 p.m. and kickoff will be at 7 p.m. Read more

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Hoover 7x7

Sarah Finnegan

Hoover and Spain Park both competed this week at the USA Football 7 on 7 National Championship Series, held Thursday to Saturday at the Hoover Met. The Bucs advanced to the final. Read more

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Photos courtesy of Lance Shores/City of Hoover.

Ricky McKinnie started losing his sight due to glaucoma when he was 20 and was blind by the age of 23, but that didn’t stop him from sharing the gospel music he loves so much. Read more

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Erica Techo

The Finley Center's grand opening was held on Friday, June 16, and a family fun fest on June 17 helped round out the weekend. Read more

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Erica Techo

The grand opening and ribbon cutting was well-attended, with hundreds stopping by the new Finley Center on June 16. Read more

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SEC Baseball Tournament 2017

Layton Dudley

The tournament drew its fifth-largest crowd, as 127,479 fans showed up throughout the week at the Hoover Met. Read more

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Photo by Erica Techo.

Local vendors will come together at the Hoover Met this month for a brand-new arts and crafts show. Read more

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The show will be held May 6-7. Read more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

When Allen Pate first came to work for the city of Hoover in February 1988, it was supposed to be a one-year job of overseeing construction of Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Flavor Run.

Color runs, in which 5K participants are splattered with harmless colored powders and paints by race volunteers, are becoming commonplace in Birmingham and around the country. Read more

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Photo by Barry Stephenson.

The power, pageantry and musicianship of that uniquely American institution of the marching band will be celebrated once again at the Hoover Invitational Marching Festival, to be held at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 15. Read more

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  • Freedom Fest 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Freedom Fest 2017

    A woman competes in a dance competition for a free year of Finley Center walking membership at Freedom Fest on July 4, 2017 at the Hoover Met.

  • Freedom Fest 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Freedom Fest 2017

    Mackrel Jordan performs a small skit with a member of the sound crew during Freedom Fest on July 4, 2017 at the Hoover Met.

  • Freedom Fest 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Freedom Fest 2017

    Mackrel Jordan plows through the Cinncinnati Centipede during a small performance at Freedom Fest on July 4, 2017 at the Hoover Met.

  • Freedom Fest 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Freedom Fest 2017

    The guitarist for the Blinf Boys of Alabama tunes his guitar as the band beings their performance at Freedom Fest on July 4, 2017 at the Hoover Met.

  • Freedom Fest 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Freedom Fest 2017

    The Blind Boys of Alabama perform at Freedom Fest on July 4, 2017 at the Hoover Met.

  • Freedom Fest 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Freedom Fest 2017

    The Blind Boys of Alabama perform at Freedom Fest on July 4, 2017 at the Hoover Met.

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