August 7, 2020

I Support the Hoover Police Department

The world seems to get more polarized and divided by the day. We are constantly being asked to question things that are right, accept things that are wrong, and soften our stance on core values of the city. Yet I will not waver in my support for our police department, which is one of the best departments in the nation. …

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August 5, 2020

55+ and the Golden Age in Hoover

It’s no secret that people are living longer and that this is bringing big changes to our demographics.  We’ve known this for several years, at least. It’s also fairly well known that people need different types of housing when they’re older. Sometimes very different.  And in some cases people can’t find what they need. I’ve seen this here in Hoover.  …

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August 3, 2020

Absentee Ballot Information for the Hoover 2020 Municipal Election

Here is a condensed, (hopefully) easy-to-read version of absentee ballot instructions.  Note that this is my attempt to simplify the instructions.  Official information is available at: https://www.hooveralabama.gov/185/Absentee-Voting https://www.sos.alabama.gov/alabama-votes/voter/absentee-voting Further questions can be directed to the City Clerk’s office at 205-444-7500. Step 1: Apply for a Ballot  Applications are available at City Hall or online at: https://www.sos.alabama.gov/sites/default/files/voter-pdfs/absentee/MuniAbsenteeAppFillable.pdf Applications must be returned …

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August 2, 2020

Will the Galleria be in Hoover’s Future or Past?

Riverchase is considered a masterpiece of community planning.  Privately designed by Harbert-Equitable as a standalone town in the mid-1970’s, it was annexed into Hoover, and the design continues to pay dividends in quality of life nearly 50 years later.  Harbert’s vision for the area will continue to thrive for generations. This effort subsequently brought the Riverchase Galleria, which was a …

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July 30, 2020

Morgan Road and why 5 lanes are a Big Deal for Hoover

    Longtime citizens of the area remember when highway 280 was a 2 lane road whose sole economic engines were a pink liquor store and Lloyd’s restaurant.  Many of us recall highway 150 when it was 2-lane, as well.  We have seen what happened when those roads expanded, and now Morgan road is poised to experience similar growth. For …

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