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Erica Techo

Yvonne Murray joins 58 Inc. with 10 years of experience as the director of economic development for the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham. more

Oct 25, 2017 11:24 PM Businesses

A London-based organization called SoccerEx has proposed bringing its first North American convention in 20 years to Hoover but wants Hoover to pay to be the host city. more

Oct 18, 2017 7:06 PM News

Stadium Trace Village site 8-29-17

Photo by Jon Anderson

Two developments are part of the Trace Crossings community, and the third is the shopping center in Riverchase slated to gain a Whole Foods Market. more

Sep 5, 2017 4:03 PM News

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Erica Techo

The county commission discussed a director position for 58 Inc. as well as a potential merger of Shelby Iron Works and the Shelby County Historical Society. more

Jun 27, 2017 1:32 AM News

Rick Davis Hoover chamber 5-18-17

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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

technology roundtable 5-16-17

Photo courtesy of Allan Rice

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

May 16, 2017 8:53 PM Businesses

Joe Sumners

Sydney Cromwell

When businesses are considering moving or expanding to a new city, Sumners said they look primarily at three things: workforce, infrastructure and incentives. more

May 5, 2016 8:32 PM Businesses

The Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce discussed bringing more jobs to Shelby County. more

Jun 4, 2015 8:40 PM News

The City will use $200,000 in public funds to pay for the development and construction of infrastructure for a new Applebee's restaurant. more

Apr 9, 2014 3:16 PM News 2 Comments

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