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Most of the budget discussions centered on cuts in overtime, the salary of the municipal judge and the mayor's recommendation to hire a public relations company to develop a marketing and social media strategy for the city. more

Mar 6, 2017 10:23 PM News

City of Hoover logo - council chambers

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The budget includes a $5 million contribution to Hoover City Schools and $13.3 million for various capital projects. more

Feb 20, 2017 10:56 PM News

Santek leaf pickup 1-18-17

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The head of Santek's Alabama operations said he hoped to be fully caught up with leaf pickup by the end of this weekend. more

Jan 19, 2017 8:23 PM News

Hoover City Council 11-7-16

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The hearings will be held Thursday and Friday at the Hoover Municipal Center. more

Jan 3, 2017 4:21 PM News

4670 Valleydale Road map

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The plan is to put a convenience store and small strip shopping center on the property, which is next to the Jefferson State Community College Shelby-Hoover campus. more

Dec 29, 2016 5:56 PM News

General fund revenues rose by $1.5 million to $111.4 million in fiscal 2016, according to unaudited financial figures. more

Dec 19, 2016 11:08 PM News

I-459 interchange

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The property is between South Shades Crest Road and Interstate 459, and city officials say they want to use part of it to build a new I-459 interchange. more

Dec 19, 2016 11:01 PM News

Hoover great place to live 2016

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However, Hoover's ranking has dropped from 28th to 49th. more

Oct 28, 2016 12:40 PM News

Allan Rice 2012

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Hoover Mayor-elect Frank Brocato said Rice will start the job Nov. 7 when Brocato and the new City Council are sworn into office. more

Oct 5, 2016 1:07 PM News

Allen Pate 9-19-16 (2)

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Pate choked up with emotion as he made the announcement at a Hoover City Council meeting. more

Sep 19, 2016 9:06 PM News

"Hoover's lost a great leader and a servant and a dear friend," fellow Councilman Jack Wright said. more

Jul 3, 2016 8:14 AM People/Places

As institutional investors scrambled for secure investments, Hoover's strong credit rating played in its favor. more

Jul 3, 2016 5:24 AM News

The latest updates on Chelsea and Hoover's city council and mayoral elections. more

Jun 23, 2016 9:57 PM News

Celebrate Hoover Day 2016 1

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The day included a variety of activities, including live entertainment, a car show, inflatables, pony rides, face painting, a petting zoo, carnival rides and games. more

Apr 30, 2016 9:39 PM News

Frank Brocato Feb 2016

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Brocato served in the Hoover Fire Department for 42 years and was the city's first paramedic and first fire marshal. more

Feb 15, 2016 4:02 PM News

The Police Department's main concern is that drivers for companies such as Uber and Lyft undergo proper background checks, Chief Nick Derzis said. more

Jan 4, 2016 7:51 PM News

Chelsea Public Library

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Various buildings and cities have different plans. more

Dec 29, 2015 9:36 AM News

Hoover Sportsplex 1

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The facility would include six soccer/lacrosse/football fields, eight baseball/softball fields, 15 tennis courts, a 2-mile walking track and a 141,000-square-foot indoor facility for sports, trade shows, banquets, meetings and graduation ceremonies. more

Dec 22, 2015 10:00 AM News

Chelsea City Hall

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Some facilities have different closing hours. more

Dec 21, 2015 8:24 PM

The facility likely will be in the vicinity of Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, Council President Jack Wright said. more

Dec 17, 2015 6:18 PM News

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