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Hoover City Schools Rezoning

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A federal judge in Birmingham today approved a long-anticipated plan to redraw attendance zones for Hoover City Schools, to remedy what the judge has said were unfair zoning practices in the past and to help the school system deal with growth. more

Dec 15, 2017 1:32 AM Schools

Hoover City Schools flag

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It's a dramatic turnaround from many years of deficit spending and the $1.9 million deficit that was projected when the 2017 budget originally was passed in September 2016. more

Dec 12, 2017 9:58 PM Hoover Schools

winter weather advisory 12-7-17 1:45pm

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Snow accumulation of less than half an inch in grassy and elevated areas is forecast in central Alabama. more

Dec 7, 2017 5:40 PM Weather

Meadow Brook Corporate Park Building 100

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The company plans to relocate its corporate headquarters into the Meadow Brook Corporate Park and double its Birmingham-area workforce from 300 to 600 in five years, its president and CEO said. more

Dec 4, 2017 9:39 PM Businesses

The 63-year-old man was trying to cross U.S. 280 at Hugh Daniel Drive, police said. more

Dec 1, 2017 5:44 PM News

City of Hoover logo - council chambers

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City officials are not disclosing the name of the company until Monday, but City Treasurer Robert Yeager said the company plans to invest $12.5 million to move its corporate headquarters to Hoover, bringing 600 jobs to the city over five years. more

Nov 30, 2017 10:36 PM Businesses

Hoover Christmas tree lightig 2017-36

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Hundreds of people showed up for the annual event at the Hoover Municipal Center. more

Nov 30, 2017 10:17 PM News

Hoover police vehicle

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The collision occurred at 5:35 p.m., and the cyclist was declared dead on the scene. more

Nov 29, 2017 8:06 PM News

Hoover Christmas tree lighting 2016-60

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Two children of a Hoover teacher who died of cancer in October were chosen as this year's official Christmas tree lighters. more

Nov 29, 2017 3:02 PM People/Places

Future Hoover 11-28-17 (1)

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Residents shared a desire for more city amenities on their side of town during the city's fourth Future Hoover meeting. more

Nov 28, 2017 10:56 PM News

Greg Knighton

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Greg Knighton will take on a new role of economic developer for the city of Hoover on Dec. 18. more

Nov 28, 2017 4:28 PM People/Places

Future Hoover 11-14-17 (1)

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Residents from across the city are invited to share their vision for the city's future and ideas about issues they want city officials to address. more

Nov 22, 2017 4:20 PM News

Future Hoover 11-21-17 (4)

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"Don't kill the downtown arts district" in Birmingham, Altadena Woods resident Jack Goertz said at a meeting to discuss Hoover's future. more

Nov 22, 2017 9:18 AM News

Future Hoover 11-14-17 (3)

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About 40 people attended the second of four Future Hoover meetings designed to let residents share their vision for the city. more

Nov 14, 2017 11:45 PM News

Hoover legislative education forum 11-7-17

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Four state legislators representing parts of Hoover answered questions at a public forum sponsored by the Hoover City Schools Foundation. more

Nov 7, 2017 10:38 PM Hoover Schools

The forum is scheduled for Tuesday night at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham — The Wynfrey Hotel. more

Nov 7, 2017 1:14 AM News

IberiaBank sign

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The deal would include an abatement of $495,630 of Hoover taxes, $720,430 of Jefferson County taxes and $463,500 of state taxes. more

Nov 3, 2017 9:15 AM Businesses

Hoover school board applicants Oct 2017

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The applicants are seeking to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Jill Ganus. more

Nov 1, 2017 10:06 PM Hoover Schools

Children in costumes will be able to get candy at 22 stations throughout the library. more

Oct 30, 2017 10:12 PM News

Hoover City Council 10-19-17

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The mayor and some council members said they weren't comfortable paying more than $500,000 to be able to host the convention next year. more

Oct 19, 2017 11:31 PM News

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