“Wine, Women and Shoes” will take place April 13 starting at 5 p.m. and include a wine tasting, shopping, fashion show, auction items, food and “charming shoe guys,” according to a flyer for the event. more

Mar 23, 2017 4:07 PM People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Tracy Bell, with Iberia Bank, said economic data "turned to the upside" in October of 2016, but spending is not any higher and consumers are remaining financially conservative. more

Mar 21, 2017 4:06 PM Businesses

City Council

Sydney Cromwell

The committee of the whole meeting will be April 3 at 5 p.m., and is open to the public. more

Mar 20, 2017 8:42 PM News


Emily Featherston

The second annual event took place Sunday afternoon at Red Hills Brewing Company. more

Mar 20, 2017 2:48 PM People

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Photo by Paul Robertson (from Alabama Supreme Court website)

The court said a law allowing Jefferson County to reroute sales tax money for schools to other county projects is not unconstitutional. more

Mar 18, 2017 8:06 AM News


Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood City Schools Foundation awards grants to educators twice a year. more

Mar 17, 2017 11:59 AM Schools

City Council

Sydney Cromwell

If the bill is approved, pharmacies would no longer factor prescription medications into their gross sales receipts, impacting how much they pay in business license taxes. more

Mar 13, 2017 8:49 PM News

Task force meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The task force interviewed three candidate companies on March 2. more

Mar 13, 2017 4:03 PM News


Sydney Cromwell

The event included around 25 local food and drink vendors. more

Mar 9, 2017 8:02 PM Restaurants

Homewood Track and Field

Sam Chandler

Caroline Lawrence, Ann Mosely Whitsett, Jasmine Griffin and Lainey Phelps will compete this weekend in New York City at the New Balance Nationals Indoor meet. Their trip was made possible by contributions from members of the Homewood community. more

Mar 9, 2017 5:11 PM Sports 1 Comments


Sydney Cromwell

About 200 students participated in the expo to demonstrate experiments they had performed. more

Mar 9, 2017 4:29 PM Shades Cahaba

Homewood Girls Basketball State Championships 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Kevin Tubbs led Homewood High School to 17 state championships in six seasons, including this season as the girls basketball coach. more

Mar 8, 2017 8:18 AM Sports

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Even though voter turnout was only 5.87 percent of the registered voters, the results as of 9 p.m. showed that 92.8 percent of total voters in Jefferson County supported the proposed renewal and continuation of the tax. more

Mar 7, 2017 10:06 PM News


Sydney Cromwell

This year's cookoff included 119 teams. more

Mar 6, 2017 10:10 AM People

Homewood Girls Basketball State Championships 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Homewood High's girls basketball team defeated Hazel Green on Saturday in the Class 6A State Finals. more

Mar 4, 2017 3:40 PM Sports

World War II Veterans Visit

Jesse Chambers

Inverness residents Jim Fullerton, 94, and Don Young, 92, shared their wartime experiences with nearly 100 inquisitive students more

Mar 3, 2017 3:25 PM People

Project manager presentations

Sydney Cromwell

The selected firm will be responsible for demographics analysis and oversight of the schools, parks and public safety projects to be funded from the bond. more

Mar 2, 2017 9:04 PM News 1 Comments


Photo by Phil Free.

Homewood resident Kathleen McCrary will be performing in Birmingham Ballet's Cinderella alongside fellow dancers from Hoover, Mountain Brook and Vestavia this weekend. more

Mar 2, 2017 1:03 PM People

Homewood Girls Basketball Finals 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Homewood defeated Carver-Montgomery on Wednesday to reach its third consecutive Class 6A girls basketball state final. more

Mar 1, 2017 2:33 PM Sports

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Erica Techo

A line of kids in purple, yellow and green gathered at Homewood Central Park today to celebrate Mardi Gras. more

Feb 28, 2017 6:33 PM People

Oakmoor Drive fire

Courtesy of Emily Hynds

The fire began in the wee hours of Monday morning at the Norrises' home on Oakmoor Drive. more

Feb 28, 2017 5:25 PM People

City Council

Sydney Cromwell

The study will be the first step toward the city's goal of discouraging neighborhood cut-through traffic and rerouting cars to main roads. more

Feb 27, 2017 9:22 PM News

Homewood Grown Table 2014

Photo by Scott Butler.

The annual event supports the Homewood City Schools Foundation and recognizes the grant winners they select from each school. more

Feb 27, 2017 4:47 PM Schools


Courtesy of reddit user m_pemulis23.

An ember from a firework show at The Club caught fire on the side of Red Mountain Sunday night. more

Feb 27, 2017 4:07 PM News

Sam Chandler, a sports writer for Starnes Publishing since October 2015, won first place in the Best Sportswriter competition and the current events on-site competition for the 2017 Southeast Journalism Conference. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:24 PM News

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Sydney Cromwell

Officers were honored for exemplary service, bravery and character. more

Feb 23, 2017 4:22 PM News 1 Comments


Sydney Cromwell

Special issues committee members were concerned about the effect the removal of parking spaces would have on area businesses. more

Feb 21, 2017 9:41 PM News 1 Comments

Surge Trampoline Park

Courtesy of Surge Trampoline Park

The park is scheduled to open in March. more

Feb 23, 2017 9:25 AM Businesses 1 Comments

Homewood Girls Basketball VS Ramsay Regionals 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood High girls basketball team knocked off Ramsay on Tuesday evening to win the Northeast Regional Final. more

Feb 21, 2017 9:17 PM Sports


Sydney Cromwell

The meeting covered community-wide concerns such as sidewalks, paving and street signs as well as individual resident desires. more

Feb 21, 2017 9:15 PM News


Alyx Chandler

The WellHouse, a faith-based nonprofit organization that helps girls and women who have been victims of sexual trafficking, discussed the ways Homewood residents could bring about awareness and stop sex trafficking at an event on Monday, Feb. 20. more

Feb 21, 2017 2:25 PM News

Mazi Rasulnia

Sydney Cromwell

Mazi Rasulnia of Pack Health was the speaker at the Feb. 21 Chamber of Commerce luncheon. more

Feb 21, 2017 2:22 PM Businesses

Task force meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The interviews will be held March 2 and are open to the public. more

Feb 17, 2017 3:26 PM News

Homewood Girls Basketball VS Brewer Semifinals 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood High girls basketball team breezed past Brewer in the Northeast Regional Semifinals on Friday. more

Feb 17, 2017 10:59 AM Sports


Courtesy of the Homewood Police Department Facebook page.

After a series of break-ins have occurred on Broadway Street, the Homewood PD is looking for two individuals. more

Feb 16, 2017 4:36 PM News

Task force meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The project manager would help the city determine how to allocate its $110 million bond for schools, parks, public safety and potentially sidewalk projects. more

Feb 14, 2017 10:03 AM News 1 Comments

Homewood Girls VS Center Point 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Homewood's girls basketball team knocked off Center Point in the sub-regional round on Monday night. more

Feb 13, 2017 9:56 PM Sports

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Erica Techo

Deidra Underwood, a representative of Resource Residential, said the reason they asked for a larger sign is to allow higher visibility from the street. more

Feb 13, 2017 9:00 PM News

Homewood Basketball

Kyle Parmley

Homewood knocked off Ramsay to win the Class 6A, Area 8 tournament on Friday night. more

Feb 10, 2017 7:59 PM Sports

Edgewood Service Center

Courtesy of Shannon Waltchack Commercial Real Estate.

The restaurant will join Mason-Dixon Bakery & Bistro and Three15 Studio at Edgewood Station. more

Feb 10, 2017 11:12 AM Restaurants

Luke Touliatos

Kyle Parmley

The Homewood High School boys basketball team lost to Ramsay, 54-46, on Thursday night in the first round of the Class 6A, Area 10 tournament. more

Feb 9, 2017 11:22 PM Sports

0714 Edgewood Night Out

Photo by Rachael Headley.

Tom Sheffer said he anticipates a summer opening date. more

Feb 8, 2017 6:17 PM Restaurants


Photos by Emily Featherston.

Parents, teachers, students and friends are encouraged to nominate a teacher that has made a significant impact on a student's life, a classroom or the Homewood City Schools system. more

Feb 8, 2017 11:58 AM Schools

18th Street Trees

Photo by Jordan Hays.

The store will temporarily close its doors Feb. 15. more

Feb 7, 2017 3:26 PM Businesses

Homewood track and field

Sam Chandler

The Homewood High School girls indoor track and field team captured the Class 6A state title in landslide fashion, finishing 89 points ahead of runner-up Opelika. It was the Patriot girls' first state indoor championship in program history. more

Feb 5, 2017 2:00 PM Sports

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Erica Techo

The night included snacks such as butterbeer and Honeydukes popcorn, crafts, the Sorting Hat and games of Quiddich. more

Feb 3, 2017 9:24 AM People


Sydney Cromwell

Take a peek inside the restaurant, set to open up in the former PT's of Soho location. more

Feb 2, 2017 5:13 PM Restaurants 1 Comments

Julia and Margaret Neely

Sydney Cromwell

Voting for Fan Favorite in the Verizon App Challenge lasts until Feb. 12. more

Feb 2, 2017 10:41 AM Schools

Homewood Basketball

Kyle Parmley

Despite tying for first place in the area, neither the boys or girls will host the area tournament. more

Jan 30, 2017 7:38 PM Sports

Homewood cross country

Sam Chandler

Homewood sophomore Will Stone was named the 2016-2017 Gatorade Alabama Boys Cross Country of the Year, the company revealed Monday morning. The announcement came one week after Homewood freshman Lainey Phelps won the identical girls award. more

Jan 30, 2017 11:43 AM Sports

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Erica Techo

About an hour into the event, more than 300 people had already stopped by. more

Jan 29, 2017 4:48 PM People

Stuffed animal donation

Sydney Cromwell

The toys can be used by officers to comfort children they meet on duty. more

Jan 26, 2017 11:09 AM People

Committee meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The council also discussed traffic and tree planting around the city, as well as spill containment at the Barber Dairy plant. more

Jan 23, 2017 8:53 PM News

Homewood cross country

Sam Chandler

Homewood High School freshman cross-country runner Lainey Phelps was named the 2016-2017 Gatorade Alabama Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year, the company revealed Monday morning. more

Jan 23, 2017 7:32 AM Sports

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