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Matthew Alan Huggins

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However, the cause of his death remains a mystery. more

Jun 22, 2017 10:51 AM News

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Weather forecasters are reminding Central Alabama residents that tropical systems can cause dangerous conditions, even hundreds of miles inland. more

Jun 20, 2017 5:01 PM News

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“We’re not only here to promote the big guy, but we do a lot of things that we do to educate our local community and our visitors about our history,” said Morgan Black, director of marketing and public relations for the park and museum. more

Jun 20, 2017 2:55 PM Businesses

Council Committee meeting

Sydney Cromwell

A sign variance for a new urgent care clinic was also discussed. more

Jun 19, 2017 9:38 PM News

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Alyx Chandler

In total, the churches raised over $9,200 through this year's garage sale. more

Jun 19, 2017 2:44 PM People 1 Comments

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Sydney Cromwell

A final public meeting to discuss the survey results will be held on June 27 at 6 p.m. at Shades Cahaba Elementary. more

Jun 15, 2017 8:59 PM Schools

West Homewood Park Plans

Courtesy of Homewood Parks and Recreation

The first phases of construction will break ground in July and August. more

Jun 15, 2017 4:54 PM News 1 Comments

Mayfair Sidewalks

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A bid for phase I and II of the project was accepted on May 22. more

Jun 15, 2017 8:26 AM News

Gary Palmer

Sydney Cromwell

At least five people were hospitalized, according to national reports, and others injured. more

Jun 14, 2017 3:38 PM News

Opinions were extremely split about the Regional Planning Commission's conclusions from their parking study: that there are enough parking spaces to handle demand but the city needs better enforcement of rules. more

Jun 13, 2017 3:01 PM People

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The traffic study was coordinated through the Metropolitan Planning Organization, with Homewood providing 20 percent of the funding and ALDOT providing 80 percent. more

Jun 12, 2017 7:52 PM News 1 Comments

Take a moment and fill out our survey. more

Jun 7, 2017 11:28 AM People 1 Comments

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Courtesy of Homewood Parks and Recreation

Changes to the plans were made based on public response after the last two meetings the park board has hosted. more

Jun 6, 2017 8:03 PM News

Homewood Parking

Sydney Cromwell

The Regional Planning Commission studied public and private parking lots around downtown Homewood in April. more

Jun 5, 2017 8:24 PM News

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Photos by Alyx Chandler

On Sunday, June 4, families, visitors and Birmingham residents gathers from noon to 4 p.m. to celebrate 113 years of the Vulcan. more

Jun 5, 2017 3:32 PM People

Homewood Soccer

Photo courtesy of Scott Butler

Homewood boys and girls soccer players earned spots on the all-state and metro teams. more

Jun 5, 2017 10:42 AM Sports

Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. more

Jun 2, 2017 2:19 PM People

The survey will precede multiple community input meetings. more

Jun 1, 2017 4:50 PM Schools

The deadline to submit is Aug. 4. more

Jun 1, 2017 3:08 PM People

Kathy and David Senseman

Sydney Cromwell

Owners David and Kathy Senseman bought their franchise of the national brand in June 1987. more

May 31, 2017 11:22 AM Businesses

Find out how trash pickup, library hours and other services will be affected. more

May 25, 2017 10:06 AM News

West Homewood Parks plans

Courtesy of Homewood Parks and Recreation

Around 238 people took a survey provided by the parks and recreation department to share their thoughts on potential changes to West Homewood and Patriot parks. more

May 23, 2017 9:01 PM News 2 Comments

Palisades Boulevard rezoning

Sydney Cromwell

Several residents were present at both public hearings to speak against the rezoning. more

May 22, 2017 8:41 PM News

Nominations for the Community Member and Community Cause of the Year can be submitted here. The deadline to nominate is June 30. more

May 19, 2017 3:16 PM People

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Sydney Cromwell

The public forums will be held at all three elementary schools. more

May 19, 2017 9:11 AM Schools

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Alyx Chandler

The ride, hosted by Cahaba Cycles and Birmingham Bicycle Club, started at 7 p.m. on Wednesday night and lasted for about 45 minutes. more

May 18, 2017 1:06 PM People

Homewood boys golf 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood boys golf team led by two strokes after the first day, but finished second at the Class 6A state golf tournament. more

May 16, 2017 7:35 PM Sports

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Brookdale Senior Living's Emily Milton discussed how to prevent memory loss at the Chamber of Commerce's monthly luncheon. more

May 16, 2017 3:20 PM Businesses

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The council will discuss the issue in a May 22 public hearing. more

May 15, 2017 9:31 PM News

Jimmie Hale Mission: Possible

Sydney Cromwell

At this time, the Mission is not seeking a new location for the store. more

May 15, 2017 3:26 PM Businesses

You can help us find interesting people from Homewood who are now living and working in the greatest city in the world -- New York. more

May 14, 2017 6:57 PM People

West Homewood Parks plans

Courtesy of Homewood Parks and Recreation

The next public input meeting will be May 23. more

May 10, 2017 12:20 PM News

Homewood Golf

Photo courtesy of Jason Haithcock

The Homewood High boys golf team is looking to make it back-to-back Class 6A state championships. more

May 10, 2017 11:23 AM Sports

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Team USA will be competing against Team Canada and Team Japan for the first time since the 2016 Paralympics in Rio. more

May 9, 2017 4:28 PM People

Homewood Soccer

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The Homewood High boys soccer team had a great run in the Class 6A playoffs. more

May 9, 2017 1:30 PM Sports

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This year there are 20 inaugural torchbearers, two of whom are Homewood residents. more

May 9, 2017 12:06 PM People

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Sydney Cromwell

The discussion will be continued at the next city council meeting on May 22. more

May 8, 2017 9:50 PM News

Outdoor Track and Field State Championships 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood High School girls track and field team won the Class 6A state title on Saturday. The Homewood boys finished second. more

May 7, 2017 1:32 AM Sports

Outdoor Track and Field State Championships 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood High School track and field teams lead the team races after two days of competition. more

May 5, 2017 9:34 PM Sports

Outdoor Track and Field State Tournament 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood High School track and field teams relied on strong performances in the 1,600-meter runs and high jump competitions on Thursday at the Class 4A-7A state track and field meet. more

May 5, 2017 1:34 AM Sports

Patriot Park improvements

Courtesy of Homewood Parks and Recreation

The meeting will be May 9, 6 p.m. at the Senior Center. more

May 3, 2017 3:05 PM News

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After a year of pop-ups, Hero Doughnuts has leased a space off Central Avenue in Homewood. more

May 2, 2017 3:37 PM Businesses 1 Comments

Doug Gann

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Doug Gann has coached baseball at Homewood High School since 2006. more

May 1, 2017 4:47 PM Sports 1 Comments

Homewood Baseball VS Oxford 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood High boys soccer team won its first round playoff game, but the girls soccer and baseball teams saw their seasons come to a close. more

Apr 30, 2017 3:13 PM Sports

Homewood Track and Field

Sam Chandler

The Homewood High School girls track and field team had no issue advancing its key contributors to next week's state meet. The Patriot boys finished second. more

Apr 29, 2017 9:14 PM Sports

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Sydney Cromwell

The students brought their best recipes to the kitchen in Briana Morton's family and consumer sciences classroom. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:12 PM HMS

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Ron Burkett

Homewood Grown was held April 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. at SoHo on the Plaza. Presentations were given on the five Teacher Impact Award winners more

Apr 27, 2017 9:28 AM People

Homewood Baseball VS Oxford 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Homewood High School spring sports have kicked into high gear. more

Apr 26, 2017 7:23 AM Sports

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Sydney Cromwell

The cafe will include a butcher, cheese selection, pastries, prepared meals and dry goods for sale. more

Apr 25, 2017 3:44 PM Restaurants

Battalion Chief Brian Bonner

Sydney Cromwell

The council also recognized retiring fire department Battalion Chief Brian Bonner. more

Apr 24, 2017 9:31 PM News

Homewood Baseball VS Oxford 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood High baseball team beat Oxford in Game 3 on Saturday to advance to the second round of the state playoffs. more

Apr 22, 2017 2:33 PM Sports

Homewood Baseball VS Oxford 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood High baseball team opened playoff action on Friday with a split against Oxford. Game 3 will be played Saturday at 11 a.m. more

Apr 21, 2017 9:27 PM Sports

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Chamber members recognized the Homewood Patriot Band for being selected to march in the 40th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and five students for their achievements in the city's school system. more

Apr 18, 2017 4:02 PM Businesses

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The training will be taking place on the 1500 block of Melrose Place. more

Apr 18, 2017 10:35 AM News

City traffic study

Sydney Cromwell

The funding was recently approved by the Metropolitan Planning Organization and will be an 80-20 match with ALDOT. more

Apr 17, 2017 8:33 PM News 1 Comments

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Ayden Horton, 15, was last seen on April 10 and is believed to have run away, according to the Homewood Police Department. more

Apr 12, 2017 10:13 AM News

Demolition on 18th Street

Sarah Finnegan

The development will replace Hatfield Auto and Little Professor bookstore, both of which have relocated and their former buildings demolished. more

Apr 17, 2017 3:51 PM Businesses

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Sarah Finnegan

This will be the ninth year the band has been invited. more

Apr 17, 2017 12:19 PM Schools

Mountain Brook Invitational

Sam Chandler

Local stars shined at the Mountain Brook Invitational track and field meet, which drew more than 75 teams and 2,000 athletes to Mountain Brook High School this past weekend. more

Apr 17, 2017 10:40 AM Sports

Chicago Mike's

Sydney Cromwell

The hot dog restaurant has been in its current location for 21 years. more

Apr 13, 2017 4:53 PM Restaurants

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Sarah Finnegan

Four Homewood High School seniors signed National Letters of Intent to participate in college track and field or cross-country during a ceremony held on Wednesday, April 12. more

Apr 12, 2017 11:29 PM Sports

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Ayden Horton, 15, was last seen on April 10 and is believed to have run away, according to the Homewood Police Department. more

Apr 12, 2017 10:13 AM News

Council and school board work session

Sydney Cromwell

Dr. Bill Cleveland said the school board plans to send out an request for proposals of its own immediately. more

Apr 10, 2017 8:37 PM News

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