Business

Thompson senior enjoys replacement prom at Siluria Brewing

"We felt like so many things were being taken away from him, and my wife just wanted to do something special for him," Danny Sample ... Read more

3 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Air National Guard flyover shows support for healthcare workers

Nurses, doctors and staff at Shelby Baptist Medical Center gathered at the top of a parking deck to watch an Alabama Air National Guard aircraft ... Read more

3 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Hoover Chamber announces scholarship winners

FROM STAFF REPORTS HOOVER – The Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce has announced this year’s winners of its annual scholarships. Winners include: Chloe Arnold – ... Read more

4 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Hoover will form task force to study reopening of city facilities

“We’re continuing to work on our budget this year,” Frank Brocato said. “We’re going line by line and department by department to make sure we’re ... Read more

4 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

State sees drastic increase in unemployment claims, launches claims tracker

As the number of unemployment claims filed has increased drastically because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Alabama has launched a claims tracker. Alabama Department of ... Read more

4 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Working from home poses risks for employers, employees

“The bad guys are out there and they are trying to get you,” Benji Sawyer said. “This is especially true in today’s crisis mode where ... Read more

4 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Hoover balancing expected $11.5 million budget shortfall

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic could cost the city of Hoover between $8 million and $15 million in lost revenue, and city officials are putting together ... Read more

4 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

$12.2 million bid approved for new county services center off U.S. 280

“For a project this size, that is a very, very competitive, very good bid,” Shelby County Manager Chad Scroggins said. Read more

4 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

4-H Center, Old Baker Farm missing school group visits

“It’s just demolished our business for now,” Kristy Abrams said. “Everybody is kind of waiting to see how the return to business will be.” Read more

4 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Local company producing devices that can screen for COVID-19 symptom

FROM STAFF REPORTS NORTH SHELBY – North Shelby County-based company Viper Imaging is producing elevated body temperature devices that can help prevent the spread of ... Read more

4 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Committee to consider design plans for Dollar General store in Montevallo

The Montevallo Design Review Committee will meet April 14 to consider a revised application from a company wanting to construct a Dollar General retail store ... Read more

4 months ago by Emily Sparacino.

Capstone Building Corp. relocates headquarters to Meadowbrook

FROM STAFF REPORTS HOOVER – Capstone Building Corp., a premium general contractor, announced its corporate headquarters relocation to the Meadowbrook Office Complex located off U.S. ... Read more

4 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

What exactly does Alabama’s stay-at-home order call for?

“Always ask yourself whether going somewhere, even for ‘necessary’ supplies and services, would increase the risk of COVID-19 transmission. If you can delay, delay.” Read more

4 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

New restaurant Anvil Pub surviving pandemic

“We’ve really been impressed with the support we’ve gotten from our community,” Gerrit French said. “People enjoy the food, but they’re also interested in the ... Read more

4 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

Residents take on home improvement projects during quarantine

“There’s definitely a lot of people that are at home and catching up on whether it’s the honey-do list or things they’ve been putting off ... Read more

4 months ago by Stephen Dawkins.

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