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Wallet stolen from unlocked vehicle

Homewood Police Department said they are reminding everyone to lock their vehicles and not leave valuables in them. more »

Jan 29, 2015 2:35 PM News

Banjo, the new police K9, relaxes with a chew toy at the Homewood Police Department.

Photo courtesy of Jeremiah Mote/ Homewood Police Department.

Meet Banjo, the new Homewood K9

Originally from Holland, Banjo was donated to the police department and underwent three months of training in suspect apprehension, tracking and narcotics detection before starting on the job. more »

Jan 29, 2015 2:03 PM News

Members of the Homewood Ducks Unlimited club are hosting a Feb. 3 event.

Photo courtesy of Scott Butler.

Outdoor-themed event to benefit Ducks Unlimited

Outdoors enthusiasts will find themselves at home in the Homewood High School cafeteria on Tuesday, Feb. 3. The Homewood Ducks Unlimited club is holding a Waterfowl Hunter's and Sportsman's Party from 6-8 p.m. more »

Jan 28, 2015 5:38 PM News

String quintet to blur classical and rock motifs at Samford concert

String quintet SYBARITE5 is coming to Samford University on Friday, Feb. 6. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Jane H. Hollock Brock Recital Hall. more »

Jan 28, 2015 5:48 PM News

Homewood residents listen during a police academy talk.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

New Citizens Police Academy session to start

The first session is scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, and the seven additional sessions will run on consecutive Tuesday nights. more »

Jan 29, 2015 2:25 PM News

A BJCTA Max bus leaves one of its stops at the Wildwood Wal-Mart. Homewood and BJCTA officials have been in talks for months about finding the most useful and cost-effective services.

Sydney Cromwell

Council extends BJCTA funding for three months

In a close 5-4 vote, the city council voted to continue full funding for the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority’s bus services for three months while the city continues to work toward a new agreement. more »

Jan 26, 2015 9:07 PM News

Police respond to recent car break-ins

The Homewood Police have not made any arrests yet, but officers will be increasing patrols in the heaviest-hit areas and working with other police forces to find the culprits. more »

Jan 23, 2015 7:23 PM News

Mayor Scott McBrayer delivers his State of the City address.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Mayor delivers State of the City Address

The state of Homewood is excellent and getting stronger, Mayor Scott McBrayer stated during his annual State of the City address on Jan. 20. more »

Jan 21, 2015 2:57 PM News 1 Comments

Meet Homewood’s new chamber director

Meredith Drennen has been serving as the new executive director of the Homewood Chamber of Commerce since Jan. 12. more »

Jan 27, 2015 10:56 AM News

‘gods in Alabama’ author coming to library event

Bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson will speak about writing, life and her novels March 6 at Homeowod Public Library. more »

Jan 14, 2015 4:27 PM People

Roots of Alabama Gospel event to feature local artists

Alabama’s gospel music traditions flourish throughout the state in churches and Sacred Harp singings, on music stages and recording studios, at quilting bees and singing competitions. more »

Jan 14, 2015 4:35 PM People

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast scheduled for Valentine’s Day

You can start your Valentine’s Day off by eating pancakes for a good cause. more »

Jan 14, 2015 4:38 PM People

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