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Meet new Hoover Board of Education Member Jill Ganus Veitch

The newest appointee to the Hoover Board of Education, Jill Gainus Veitch, says she is looking forward to helping school leaders address many challenges, including rezoning as the school system tackles growth in population. more »

Apr 21, 2015 3:59 PM News

Hoover City Council agrees to cable deal with Charter Communications

The Hoover City Council, during its April 20 meeting, authorized city officials to sign a new cable television franchise agreement with Charter Communications. The deal awaits federal approval of Charter's proposed merger with Bright House Networks. more »

Apr 21, 2015 3:57 PM News

Alabama School Connection founder gets data on Hoover school employee pay

The founder of Alabama School Connection, a Hoover-based nonprofit, says she has received the payroll records revealing compensation of school employees including teachers that she requested from the Hoover Board of Education more than a year ago. more »

Apr 17, 2015 9:50 PM News

Covenant Bank files lawsuit against city over denied gas station

In response to a January decision to reject a proposed gas station at the corner of Highway 119 and Doug Baker Boulevard, Covenant Bank has filed a lawsuit against the city of Hoover. more »

Apr 16, 2015 9:38 PM News

Three of the five finalists vying to be Hoover City Schools Superintendent have Alabama ties

Three of the five finalists vying to be superintendent of Hoover City Schools received their education doctorates from Alabama colleges and have been principals in state schools. Another finalist served as superintendent of Georgia’s public schools, more »

Apr 15, 2015 7:20 PM News

Names of superintendent finalists announced at board meeting

The five finalists for Hoover City Schools superintendent, announced during an April 14 board meeting at Spain Park High School, include a man who is superintendent for the entire Georgia public school system and two Alabama superintendents. more »

Apr 15, 2015 2:24 AM News

Names of finalists for Hoover Schools superintendent to be unveiled today

The names of five finalists vying to be the next superintendent of Hoover City Schools will be announced during a special Hoover Board of Education meeting at 5:30 p.m. today , Tuesday, April 14 at Spain Park High School. more »

Apr 14, 2015 6:46 PM News

Chef Chris Harrigan has found his niche with new Mt Laurel venture

For over a decade, Chris Harrigan built a name for himself as chef at fine-dining restaurants Standard Bistro and Stone’s Throw in the community of Mt Laurel just off U.S. 280. Now the chef has opened a new casual eatery, Mr. Harry's Chickin De-Lux. more »

Apr 7, 2015 5:58 PM Businesses

Greater Shelby Chamber seeking 2015 Small Business Award nominations

Nominations for the Greater Shelby County Chamber’s 2015 Small Business of the Year are now being accepted through April 17. The Chamber’s annual Small Business Celebration, sponsored by Regions Bank, will be held during the month of May. more »

Mar 23, 2015 8:11 PM News

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