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The Salute to Veterans Ball is a fundraiser for the Hoover-based Vettes4Vets organization, which supports programs that offer housing for homeless veterans and transportation, education support and personal, physical and mental support for veterans. Read more

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Photo by Ana Pridgen.

About once a month, on a Saturday or Sunday, gearheads and motorheads from across the metro area and beyond come rolling into the Hoover Met parking lot for autocross competitions. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The new tower should greatly enhance cell service at the complex and nearby schools, homes and businesses, AT&T officials said. Read more

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The baby and maternity expo drew more than 3,500 people in its first year at the Finley Center at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex. Read more

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The Babypalooza baby and maternity expo is headed to the Finley Center at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex for its 14th year in the Birmingham-Hoover area. Read more

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Finley Center June 2019

Photo by Jon Anderson

Eight months into fiscal 2019, the complex has had an estimated $31 million economic impact, the manager says. Read more

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The Hoover City Council has decided to spend $368,000 to extend a fiber-optic data connection to the Hoover Metropolitan Complex, but it took nearly two hours of debate and a split 4-2 vote. Read more

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Explore Playground 5-1-19 (36)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The 15,000-square-foot playground includes features to accommodate a variety of disabilities. A 7,000-square-foot splash pad is set to open May 15. Read more

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The public event is being organized by the Greater Birmingham Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Read more

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Salute to Veterans Ball 2018 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The guest speaker was Medal of Honor recipient and retired Army Command Sgt. Major Bennie Adkins of Opelika. Read more

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Hoover climbing center 10-31-18 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The indoor climbing center features 15 colorful climbing stations with 19 auto belays and most of the climbing stations stretching 26 feet tall. Read more

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Finley Center external

Photo by Jon Anderson

The complex is seeking people to help with game day operations, facility operations, parking, security, guest services, ticketing, concessions and the new climbing wall at the Finley Center. Read more

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Explore groundbreaking 1

Photo by Jon Anderson

The 15,000-square-foot playground and 7,000-square-foot splash pad will have a universal design, meaning they will be designed to meet the needs of all people, including those with disabilities and mobility issues. Read more

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Met baseball opening 8-11-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

Hundreds of people showed up to check out the five new fields at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex. Read more

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Hoover sports complex baseball fields July 2018

Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone

There will be a ribbon cutting and family fun night with inflatables, face painting, balloon twisters, music, sports clinics and a Birmingham area celebrity softball game. Read more

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Monte D'Oro flooding 7-26-17

Photo courtesy of Eileen Lewis

Hoover property owners in Shelby County may see the stormwater fee increase as soon as fiscal 2019, but the fee increase won't impact Jefferson County until fiscal 2020. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

More than 1,450 people brought items to the 2018 Household Hazardous Waste Day at the Hoover Metroplitan Complex. Read more

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Hoover Met Complex South Access Road

Map courtesy of city of Hoover

C.S. Beatty Construction beat out two other bidders for the road project. Read more

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Hoover RV Park May 2017

Photo by Jon Anderson

People must show proof of residency in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina or Texas. Read more

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Freedom Fest 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The 20-minute fireworks show also seemed to be a crowd pleaser. 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

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    This new 190-foot-tall AT&T cell tower started operating at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, in late September 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato speaks at the Finley Center in the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, when Hoover and AT&T officials announced the construction and beginning of operation of a new 190-foot-tall cell tower at the complex.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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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, Councilman Mike Shaw and Councilman John Lyda.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    191021_ATT_cell_tower_at_Met_JA

    This new 190-foot-tall AT&T cell tower started operating at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, in late September 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Hoover Met splash pad June 2019 (2)

    Kati Clark, 9, of Hoover, Alabama, plays in the water at the splash pad at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama, on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

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