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Testimony reveals City of Hoover is undergoing a forensic audit; Questions of authorization, payment remain

The City of Hoover is in Week 2 of hearings related to a contested Certificate of Need. Testimony from Mayor Frank Brocato last week included claims of alleged blackmail, allegations that prompted a detailed denial by lobbyist Pat Lynch. 

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Apryl Marie Fogel: Lawyers walk back testimony from Hoover City Councilman John Lyda on contested CON project

The ongoing hearing in Hoover over a contested facility has given a fascinating look into far more than the proposed facility itself — the Riverchase Surgery and Diagnostics Center.

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City of Hoover buries Certificate of Need meeting notice as first day proceedings include blackmail, intimidation accusations

The press release arrived at 6:52 p.m. on Memorial Day; its subject line was “The City of Hoover to Participate in CON Hearings Starting Tomorrow.” 

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Linda Chastain: From advocacy to action — Hoover's path to cultural enrichment

Now is the time for Hoover to reaffirm its commitment to the arts and invest in the future of our community.

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Embattled 'Big 10' cities stand to receive influx of cash from proposed internet sales tax increase

Alabama’s “Big 10” cities stand to make a windfall of cash should the proposed online retail tax increase pass the House of Representatives on Tuesday while many of the state’s metro areas remain embroiled in hardship or controversy.

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'Either a punk or a pervert!': Pastor scolds Hoover Board of Education for book on anal sex being available to students

A Hoover City Schools Board of Education meeting got testy on Tuesday over a sexually charged book that had been available to children in school libraries across the district.

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'I, like everyone else, am not immune to making mistakes': Broad Metro's Kadish releases video responding to Hoover City Councilman Lyda personal attack during Stadium Trace Village saga

On Monday, Broad Metro president William Kadish released a video in which he addressed a recent Hoover City Council meeting in which council president John Lyda brought up Kadish's felony arrest in 2001 as a reason for not going through with plans for an 82-acre, $250 million Stadium Trace Village Phase 2 project.

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Lyda Loses: No quorum forces end to impromptu special meeting over Hoover's Stadium Trace Phase 2 development

An impromptu special meeting to consider how to proceed with negotiations for an incentive package on the second phase of Stadium Trace Village in Hoover could not proceed on Friday, as not enough council members showed up at the 1:30 p.m. meeting to vote.

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'Profoundly disappointed and infuriated': Backlash ensues after Hoover City Council's Lyda springs impromptu special meeting on Stadium Trace Village Phase 2

The Stadium Trace Village Phase 2 saga took another unusual twist on Thursday.

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Sparks fly at Hoover City Council meeting over long-anticipated Stadium Trace Village Phase 2

"Contentious," "shocking," "confusing." Those were some descriptions given to Monday night's Hoover City Council meeting by the media after Hoover City Council president John Lyda ambushed developer Broad Metro president William Kadish by revealing he was a convicted felon.

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Birmingham in 2023: This year’s top stories in Alabama’s largest metro area

Though Birmingham is no longer Alabama’s largest city, the Birmingham area remains the largest metropolitan region in the state. In 2023, the City of Birmingham faced several problems, from a wave of violent crime that continued into 2023 from 2022 to a severe truancy problem in its public school system that drew the ire of Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin.

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Developer behind ‘The Preserve’ project to add hotel, parking garage in Hoover neighborhood says it has ‘temporarily’ pulled proposal

Capstone Communities, the developer behind the attempt to alter the plan for a Hoover community to construct hundreds of residential units, a parking garage and a hotel, responded on Thursday to a request for comment by 1819 News.

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Residents of ‘The Preserve’ in Hoover attempting to stop rental units, hotel from altering development

A group of Hoover residents are attempting to stop a new development proposed for their neighborhood. 

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Hoover’s Ross Bridge golf course to reopen October 13

The Ross Bridge golf course in Hoover will reopen to players on October 13 after a groundskeeping error by a crew member destroyed most of the course's greens last year.

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Indian Ford Fire District residents in Jefferson County vote to join Helena after contentious annexation battle with Hoover

Unofficial election results show the City of Helena victorious in an annexation referendum in the Indian Ford Fire District that was the subject of a battle between it and the City of Hoover this summer.

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Ivey announces Rebuild Alabama projects — Widening portions of I-65 and I-59, Hoover I-459 interchange

Thursday at Hoover City Hall, Gov. Kay Ivey made three infrastructure project announcements as a result of the Rebuild Alabama Act.

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Judge sets new vote date for Helena annexation of Fire District during court battle with Hoover

A Jefferson County Circuit Court judge set a new date for an annexation vote in the Indian Ford Fire District, which was the source of a court battle between the cities of Hoover and Helena.

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Helena delays annexation vote, Hoover officials decline to discuss legal battle until case is over

A City of Hoover attorney told 1819 News Monday at the Hoover City Council meeting that city officials will not be commenting on the ongoing annexation battle with Helena until the case is resolved by the Alabama Supreme Court.

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Should've seen it coming? Ten warning signs from Carlee Russell on social media

A dive into Carlee Russell's social media posts in the wake of her seemingly debunked story of abduction.

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misTAKEN: Hoover PD reveal internet searches found in Carlee Russell's phone prior to disappearance — 'No threat to public safety'

Hoover police revealed new information in case of Carlee Russell.

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Helena mayor accuses Hoover of cherry-picking properties in annexation legal battle

On Monday, a Jefferson County judge ruled to amend a temporary restraining order against the City of Hoover to restrict city officials from soliciting properties in a nearby unincorporated community for annexation. 

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Former Jefferson County sheriff candidate Jared Hudson recounts narrow defeat in 2022, urges conservative voter turnout for July 18 county commission special election

In 2022, former Navy seal and law enforcement officer Jared Hudson narrowly lost to the incumbent Democrat Mark Pettway in the election for Jefferson County Sheriff. Now, Hudson is encouraging conservatives to get out and vote in a special election later this month that will determine which party holds the majority in the Jefferson County Commission.

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'I am what I am': Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Bolin required to run for Jefferson County Commission without a party by his name, but he’s still a Republican

On July 18, Vestavia, Mountain Brook, Homewood and Hoover residents will select the newest member of the Jefferson County Commission in a special election. Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Mike Bolin says he’s the man for the job.

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Hoover’s Ross Bridge golf course to re-open in October

The Ross Bridge golf course in Hoover will reopen to players in October after a groundskeeping error by a crew member destroyed most of the course’s greens last year.

Alabama baseball player Jim Jarvis (10) steals home against Auburn at Sewell-Thomas Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Sunday, Apr 16, 2023. Alabama News
Auburn a 5 seed, Alabama a 9 seed in Hoover SEC Baseball Tournament

College baseball's regular season has come to an end, and the SEC Baseball Tournament's host state boasts two of the hotter teams entering postseason play at the Hoover Met.

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Which of the top 10 Alabama high schools spend the most on students and impose highest property taxes?

Alabama is home to 565 public high schools, each ranging from under 400 students to almost 3,000.

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Hoover’s Ross Bridge golf course update: ‘It’s a real disaster’

Ross Bridge golf course will probably be under an accelerated renovation plan in 2023 after a recent groundskeeping mistake severely harmed most of its greens a couple of weeks ago.

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