Homewood Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

Homewood dropped both matches to Briarwood and Vestavia Hills on Tuesday night. more »

Aug 30, 2016 11:50 PM Sports

Homewood Football

Photo by Todd Lester

Homewood hosts Parker in its first region contest on Friday. more »

Aug 30, 2016 9:11 PM Sports

City Council

Sydney Cromwell

The final budget must be approved by Oct. 1. more »

Aug 30, 2016 9:04 AM News

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Erica Techo

Rigdon Hendrix, 15, was one of nine Homewood residents who participated in Birmingham Fashion Week's Rising Design Star challenge. more »

Aug 29, 2016 1:22 PM People 3 Comments

Homewood Football

Photo by Todd Lester

Homewood's woes against the Rebels of Vestavia Hills continued Friday night. more »

Aug 26, 2016 10:57 PM Sports

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Sydney Cromwell

Monday marks the first time classes will be held in the former Southern Progress building, which Samford bought in 2015 to house the College of Health Sciences. more »

Aug 25, 2016 4:05 PM Schools

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Photo courtesy of Marcy Miller.

Marcy Miller, from Weezie’s Candy Emporium, has partnered with Miss Homewood Teen USA 2017, Ireland “Grace’ Hendrix and Miss Baton Rouge Teen USA 2017 Kimberly Ducote in an education supplies drive for students affected by the Louisiana floods. more »

Aug 24, 2016 1:38 PM Businesses

Scott McBrayer

Sydney Cromwell

See the full 2016 municipal election results. more »

Aug 23, 2016 9:14 PM News

Homewood Football

Photo by Karim Shamsi-Basha

Homewood and Vestavia Hills have met every year since 1972. more »

Aug 22, 2016 11:00 AM Sports

Homewood Football

Photo by Karim Shamsi-Basha

Coaches, players and fans praised the atmosphere at Samford University's Seibert Stadium, site of the inaugural Milo's Breakfast Kickoff Classic. more »

Aug 19, 2016 8:53 AM Sports

Homewood Football

Photo by Karim Shamsi-Basha

Antarius Mitchell's blocked punt and Chestin Jones' three touchdowns lifted Homewood to the win over Pelham. more »

Aug 18, 2016 10:34 PM Sports 1 Comments

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Erica Techo

The proposed change would be a diverging diamond interchange, meaning there is a brief part of the road where lanes cross over and drive on the opposite side of the road. more »

Aug 18, 2016 7:06 PM News 1 Comments

A total of 25 positive tests have been reported in 16 Alabama counties. more »

Aug 18, 2016 10:01 AM News


Emily Featherston

Jim Ziegler gave his thoughts on the special session and a compromise bill he thinks is the solution to the state's Medicaid crisis. more »

Aug 17, 2016 2:30 PM News


Emily Featherston

The university expects another year of record enrollment, with approximately 5,400 students this fall. more »

Aug 16, 2016 7:02 PM News

Homewood Football

Photo by Scott Butler

The season begins a day early for the 2016 Homewood football team. more »

Aug 15, 2016 4:19 PM Sports

Wildwood Development

Oldacre McDonald

The development plan includes new retail spaces, changes to traffic flow and aesthetic improvements. more »

Aug 8, 2016 9:27 PM News


Shay Allen

National Night Out and West Homewood Farmer's Market took place at Shades Valley Community Church on Aug. 2. more »

Aug 3, 2016 3:05 PM People

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Emily Featherston

The City Council voted to revoke the homeowner's permission to work in the alleyway, but the committee met to see if compromise was a possibility. more »

Aug 1, 2016 8:45 PM News


Emily Featherston

Downtown Homewood hosted its fourth-annual sidewalk sale Saturday. more »

Aug 1, 2016 11:30 AM Businesses

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Photo by Emily Featherston

Police have a person of interest in custody. more »

Aug 1, 2016 2:58 PM News

Here's the latest in Homewood's city council and mayoral elections. more »

Jul 29, 2016 3:00 PM News

The child was found unresponsive in the pool at Chastain Park Apartment Tuesday at 8:08 p.m more »

Jul 27, 2016 4:15 PM News


Courtesy Homewood PD

The burglaries both occurred on Citation Court, with one business in Homewood and the second in the jurisdiction of Jefferson County. more »

Jul 27, 2016 3:32 PM News

Homewood Football

Kyle Parmley

Homewood previewed the 2016 football season on Tuesday. more »

Jul 26, 2016 12:39 PM Sports

City Council

Sydney Cromwell

The changes would affect roof heights for homes within the city's neighborhood preservation districts. more »

Jul 25, 2016 9:09 PM News

Fred Azbik

Courtesy of Fred Azbik

Azbik has lived in Homewood for 50 years and serves on the planning commission. more »

Jul 22, 2016 12:38 PM News

Vinnie Baggs

Sydney Cromwell

Tim Vakakes described the restaurant as a neighborhood grill modeled on the small neighborhood restaurants that he has visited in Chicago. more »

Jul 21, 2016 3:11 PM Restaurants


Courtesy Homewood PD

The suspect reportedly broke into a room and a storage closet at the hotel and stole three televisions. more »

Jul 21, 2016 3:09 PM News

The latest in Homewood's municipal elections. more »

Jul 21, 2016 2:00 PM News


Courtesy of Andy Conaway

West Homewood Night Out will take place at Patriot Park from 5-10 p.m. more »

Jul 20, 2016 4:06 PM People

Take a look at the field for this year's city council and mayoral elections. more »

Jul 20, 2016 3:16 PM News

Thomas Reid

Courtesy of Thomas Reid

Reid is 28 years old and moved to Homewood in fall 2015. more »

Jul 20, 2016 11:46 AM News

George Terry

Sydney Cromwell

Terry said several issues prompted him to run, including rezoning, infrastructure and inadequate lighting on roads. more »

Jul 19, 2016 4:36 PM News 1 Comments

Hallman has been Ward 1's place 1 representative for the past term. more »

Jul 19, 2016 2:51 PM News 1 Comments

Andy Gwaltney

Courtesy of Andy Gwaltney

Gwaltney works for AT&T and has lived in Homewood for six years. more »

Jul 19, 2016 1:29 PM News 1 Comments

West Homewood odor issue

Sydney Cromwell

The second phase has a prepaid amount of $38,160 and will take about three weeks to complete and determine the scope of the third phase. more »

Jul 18, 2016 9:32 PM News

Jennifer Andress

Courtesy of Jennifer Andress

Andress is a 14-year Homewood resident and works at Resolute Running as a coach and marketing director. more »

Jul 18, 2016 12:47 PM News 1 Comments

Mayfair Sidewalks

Sydney Cromwell

The public works committee has decided to draw up two possible paths so residents can see how their homes and yards will be affected. more »

Jul 14, 2016 8:50 AM News

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Photo by Ali Renckens

Henneke said he is also thankful and excited for this new experience. more »

Jul 13, 2016 4:29 PM HMS 1 Comments

Oak and Raleigh

Sydney Cromwell

The restaurant closed in late June. more »

Jul 12, 2016 9:29 PM Restaurants

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Photo courtesy of Abby Colella.

After serving as the Senior Pastor of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church for over twenty-five years, Dr. Gary Fenton, in a letter to the church members, announced that his last Sunday with preaching responsibilities will be Aug. 28. more »

Jul 12, 2016 10:24 AM People

City Council

Sydney Cromwell

The report included findings through June 7, which included 16 complete samples and four more that were in progress at the time. more »

Jul 11, 2016 8:49 PM News

Don Little

Photo courtesy of Don Little.

The seat is currently held by Vance Moody, who is not seeking re-election. more »

Jul 11, 2016 2:56 PM News

Homewood Music

Sydney Cromwell

Bob Tedrow's business has been in its current location for nearly 30 years. more »

Jul 8, 2016 2:47 PM Businesses

Wayne Qualls

Sydney Cromwell

Wayne Qualls is the owner of Qualls Business Group. more »

Jul 8, 2016 11:31 AM News 1 Comments

The latest in Homewood's municipal elections. more »

Jul 7, 2016 4:40 PM News

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Photo by Scott Butler.

Jason Haithcock will take over the boys golf program. Tiffany Statum takes the reins of the softball team. more »

Jul 7, 2016 3:49 PM Sports

Homewood Police Department

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Police have conducted multiple operations in the last two weeks. more »

Jul 5, 2016 5:02 PM News

Mary Ellen Snell

Courtesy of Mary Ellen Snell

Mary Ellen Snell is a 16-year resident of Homewood. more »

Jul 1, 2016 10:21 AM News

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