The 34 people in the group represent a variety of sectors in the Hoover community, including education, large and small businesses, nonprofits and government. more

Sep 20, 2017 9:52 PM News

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Magnolias Gift Shop is celebrating its 25th year in business, and part of that celebration will be opening a third location in Chelsea this month. more

Jul 27, 2017 8:30 PM Businesses

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After years of planning, B.J. Nichols establishes Mt Laurel fitness studio. more

Jul 27, 2017 8:24 PM Businesses

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Erica Techo

The restaurant is located at 101 Resource Center Parkway and will hold a launch day July 14 at 11 a.m. more

Jul 11, 2017 11:19 PM Businesses

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Owner Mike Craft said he hopes to have the new building up and running by September or October. more

Jun 27, 2017 10:36 PM Businesses

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The Birmingham-Hoover metro area accounts for 31 percent of the state's gross domestic product and had 20 percent of new job announcements in 2016, a Birmingham Business Alliance official said. more

May 18, 2017 7:05 PM Businesses

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About a dozen Hoover-based technology companies met with city officials to share ideas. more

May 16, 2017 8:53 PM Businesses

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Erica Techo

The resolution, which was unanimously approved by all present council members, came about after an error was found in the city’s zoning code. more

Apr 21, 2017 2:09 AM News

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Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham Executive Director Charles Ball spoke at the Feb. 2 South Shelby Chamber of Commerce luncheon. more

Feb 3, 2017 2:12 AM Businesses


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The group looked at trends around the Southeast and the nation of what counties were doing right and wrong, then developed a recommendation focused on balancing job growth in the commercial, retail and industrial sectors in Shelby County. more

Jan 27, 2017 3:45 PM Businesses

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Erica Techo

Stephen Craft, dean of Montevallo’s business school and a professor at the university, presented the results of the second annual Shelby County Business Outlook Survey at the Greater Shelby Chamber's 36th annual meeting. more

Jan 26, 2017 12:36 PM Businesses

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Erica Techo

For individuals hoping to kick off the new year with more networking, Joe Thomas had a few tips. more

Jan 5, 2017 11:42 PM Businesses

For those looking to start off with a fit new year, here are some tips from several local business owners who spend their days meal planning, giving healthy advice and running a catering business. more

Dec 28, 2016 8:04 PM Businesses

Pam Mitchell, owner of Window Decor Home Store, prides herself on providing customers with the information they need to select what is best. more

Dec 27, 2016 10:23 PM Women in Business 2017

To boutique owner Colleen Burback, running her own business is next door to living the dream. more

Dec 27, 2016 10:21 PM Women in Business 2017

Kim Nguyen brings 25 years of experience to her business, Uptown Nail Spa, which opened four years ago. more

Dec 27, 2016 10:19 PM Women in Business 2017

Chelsea resident Tiffany Bittner enjoys staying busy. A mother of four and a member of the Chelsea City Council, real estate has always been on Bittner’s radar. more

Dec 27, 2016 10:17 PM Women in Business 2017

Insurance Place has been a presence in the 280 area for 28 years and continues to serve local residents and customers here and across the Southeast. more

Dec 27, 2016 10:15 PM Women in Business 2017

Sometimes the hardest thing about shopping is finding something you truly love and that suits your style. more

Dec 27, 2016 10:12 PM Women in Business 2017

Terry Crutchfield has been a Birmingham resident for over 30 years and has leveraged her vast knowledge of the community to build a thriving referral business, becoming the No. 2 resale agent in Shelby County, within the 35242 ZIP code. more

Dec 27, 2016 10:10 PM Women in Business 2017

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