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HV council chambers Hoover-Randle Home

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City hall renovations should begin in early 2020, City Administrator Allan Rice said. Read more

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The City Council cut $4.5 million from the mayor's proposed spending plan and added $2.3 million in spending favored by the council. Read more

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Hoover City Council 7-1-19

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The grocery store is planned to be built at the intersection of South Shades Crest Road and Morgan Road in southwest Hoover. Read more

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Alice in Wonderland

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The theater plans to put on four shows at the mall as part of the Magic City Theatre Festival. Read more

People/Places

Gary Ivey

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Ivey served as Hoover's mayor from September 2011 to November 2016. Read more

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Benton Nissan 11-20-18

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The owner of Benton Nissan did talk with Irondale officials about a potential move but now plans to stay and expand in Hoover. Read more

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    Officials with the city of Hoover, state of Alabama and AT&T cut a ribbon to celebrate the construction of beginning of operation of a new cell tower at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. In front, from left, are state Rep. David Wheeler, state Sen. Jabo Waggoner, AT&T Alabama President Wayne Hutchens, Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato and Hoover City Council President Gene Smith

  • 191021_ATT_cell_tower_at_Met_JA

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    191021_ATT_cell_tower_at_Met_JA

    Officials with the city of Hoover, state of Alabama and AT&T cut a ribbon to celebrate the construction of beginning of operation of a new cell tower at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. In front, from left, are state Rep. David Wheeler, state Sen. Jabo Waggoner, AT&T Alabama President Wayne Hutchens, Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato and Hoover City Council President Gene Smith, Councilman Mike Shaw and Councilman John Lyda.

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    Hoover City Council members Curt Posey, at left, and Gene Smith listen to discussion about Mayor Frank Brocato's 2020 budget proposal during a council work session on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019.

  • Hoover police motorcycles Aug 2019 (3)

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    Hoover police motorcycles Aug 2019 (3)

    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato (at right in front), police Chief Nick Derzis (at left in front) and the Hoover City Council recognize Hoover police motorcycle scouts for taking first place in a motorcycle skills competition in Hendersonville, Tennessee. The team as a whole won first place, while Sgt. Brian Nelson (at left in uniform) won first place in the elite division and first overall, T.J. Denson (center) won first place in the novice division and 10th overall, and Adam Dozier (at right) won first place in the expert division and sixth overall.

  • Denim and Dining 2019 (13)

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    Denim and Dining 2019 (13)

    About 250 people attended the Denim & Dining fundraiser for the Hoover City Schools Foundation at Noah's Event Venue in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, April 12, 2019. Among the guests, from left, were City Council President Gene Smith, Councilman Derrick Murphy, Mayor Frank Brocato and Councilman Curt Posey.

  • Hearts in Harmony 2019

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    Hearts in Harmony 2019

    Hoover Councilman Gene Smith and his wife, Pam, were among guests at the Hoover Service Club's 2019 Hearts in Harmony Gala at the Hoover Country Club on Saturday, March 2, 2019.

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