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The Homewood High School football team saw its season come to a close on Friday, falling in the second round of the Class 6A playoffs. more

Nov 17, 2017 10:06 PM Homewood

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Lexi Coon

The monthly chamber luncheon discussed fragmentation — and how communities may be able to work together to reduce it — in Birmingham-metro area. more

Nov 15, 2017 3:11 PM Businesses 1 Comments

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Emily Featherston

The restaurant will open in part of the former DoDiYo's space in SoH more

Nov 15, 2017 10:24 AM Restaurants

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Photo by Erica Techo

LBYD engineer Curtis Eatman presented the three cases before the Planning Commission and addressed community questions and concerns. more

Nov 14, 2017 8:33 PM News

Homewood VS Fort Payne Football Playoffs

Sarah Finnegan

The second round of the Class 6A playoffs features a 2015 playoff rematch between the Homewood High School football team and Clay-Chalkville. more

Nov 14, 2017 6:24 PM Homewood

Homewood Cross-Country

Jimmy Mitchell

The Homewood High School football and cross-country teams had noteworthy weeks. more

Nov 13, 2017 3:47 PM , Sports

Homewood Cross-Country

Jimmy J. Mitchell

Homewood High School junior Will Stone ran away with the Class 6A individual title and led his Patriots to their sixth consecutive state championship at Saturday’s state cross-country meet. more

Nov 11, 2017 6:30 PM Sports

Homewood VS Fort Payne Football Playoffs

Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood High School football team will face Clay-Chalkville in the second round of the Class 6A playoffs next week. more

Nov 10, 2017 10:39 PM Homewood

Thank you for all the wonderful and creative people who sent in their pictures to The Homewood Star Costume Contest, and congratulations to our winner, who dressed as a deviled egg. The photo was submitted by Mary Forsyth Biggs. more

Nov 9, 2017 2:07 PM People

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Sarah Finnegan

The John Carroll Cavalier Band finished up their season after entertaining thousands of fans during halftime performances. more

Nov 7, 2017 4:36 PM Private Schools

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Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood Patriot Marching Band ended their regular season after entertaining thousands with their halftime performances and pep band music from the stands. more

Nov 7, 2017 4:27 PM HHS

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Lexi Coon.

The finance committee reviewed the plans for the new public safety center and recommended approval of the Homewood City Schools construction project. more

Nov 6, 2017 8:48 PM News

Homewood Cross-Country

Sam Chandler

The Homewood High School football and cross-country teams were in action last week. more

Nov 6, 2017 1:47 PM , Sports

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Jesse Chambers

The annual planting, held by Homewood Environmental Commission and Samford University, drew about 80 volunteers on Saturday morning. more

Nov 5, 2017 6:51 PM People

Homewood Football

Jonathan Norris

The Homewood High School football team's bid to finish 10-0 in the regular season was derailed on Friday night by Paul Bryant. more

Nov 3, 2017 11:48 PM Sports

Alabama is known for the great biodiversity found in its rivers. The Cahaba River itself is one of eight rivers in the world that is named as a “hotspot of biodiversity” by the Nature Conservancy. more

Nov 3, 2017 2:11 PM People

Nexus Fitness

Courtesy of Knight Eady.

The gym will offer Crossfit and HIIT (high intensity interval training) classes. more

Nov 3, 2017 11:19 AM Businesses

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Sydney Cromwell

The request would have divided the property into eight 50-foot-wide lots, according to the original plat lines drawn for the land. more

Nov 2, 2017 9:24 PM News

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Sydney Cromwell

The open house was a chance for stores to draw in new customers and offer special sales. more

Nov 2, 2017 7:31 PM Businesses

Homewood Cross-Country

Sam Chandler

The Homewood High School cross-country teams rolled through the Class 6A, Section 3 meet on Thursday morning, punching their tickets to state. more

Nov 2, 2017 3:30 PM Sports

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Sydney Cromwell

Checkouts will begin after the new year. more

Nov 2, 2017 2:51 PM People

Homewood vs. Hueytown

layton Dudley

Only one opponent stands between the Homewood High School football team and its first perfect season since 2005. more

Oct 31, 2017 11:05 AM Sports

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Courtesy of Heart of Homewood

The "Heart of Homewood" committee also published a tentative timeline for completing the master plan. more

Oct 30, 2017 5:20 PM News

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Erica Techo

The annual Witches Ride had around 500 participants this year. Women dressed in their best witch costume and rode through the streets of Homewood. more

Oct 30, 2017 1:09 PM People

Homewood vs. Hueytown

layton Dudley

The Homewood High School football and volleyball teams were in action this past week. The cross-country team, meanwhile, was off as it prepared for sectionals. more

Oct 30, 2017 1:07 PM , Sports

Homewood vs. Hueytown

layton Dudley

Homewood rolled past Hueytown in one of the last stops on the Patriots' quest for an undefeated regular season. more

Oct 27, 2017 11:11 PM Sports 2 Comments

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Courtesy of Homewood City Schools

See the list of projects, budget and timeline for accommodating Homewood City Schools' expected growth over the next 10 years. more

Oct 26, 2017 8:13 PM Schools

Homewood vs. Shades Valley

Layton Dudley

The Homewood High School football team puts its unblemished record on the line in its final Class 6A, Region 5 game of the year on Friday night against Hueytown. more

Oct 24, 2017 1:35 PM Sports

Homewood Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

In Krimson White's first year as head coach, the Homewood High School volleyball team qualified for the Class 6A North Super Regional with a win in Monday's Area 10 tournament. more

Oct 23, 2017 9:46 PM Sports

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Sydney Cromwell

The restriction, known as the Lid Bill, caps Homewood property tax at its current level. more

Oct 23, 2017 8:33 PM News

Homewood vs. Shades Valley

Layton Dudley

The Homewood High School football, volleyball and cross-country teams were all in action last week. more

Oct 23, 2017 4:52 PM , Sports

Homewood vs. Shades Valley

Layton Dudley

Homewood High School "came out with a lot of heart in the second half," coach Coach Ben Berguson said, leading the Patriots to a 37-27 win over Shades Valley on Friday night. more

Oct 20, 2017 11:09 PM Sports 1 Comments

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Sydney Cromwell

The 18th annual Alabama Retailers of the Year award ceremony was held on Oct. 17 at Vestavia Country Club. more

Oct 17, 2017 2:48 PM Businesses

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Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood High School football team can clinch the Class 6A, Region 5 title with a win at Shades Valley on Friday night. more

Oct 17, 2017 1:07 PM Sports

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The meeting is at 6 p.m. in the Homewood High auditorium. more

Oct 16, 2017 7:59 PM Schools

Real & Rosemary

Frank Couch

The owners have asked the council to consider making Reese Street a one-way road from Central Avenue to Linden Avenue. more

Oct 16, 2017 7:52 PM Restaurants 1 Comments

Homewood VS Ramsay Football 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood High School football team shut out Ramsay on Friday night, while the volleyball team hosted the Margaret Blalock Tournament over the weekend. more

Oct 16, 2017 3:26 PM , Sports

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The Homewood Arts Council once again presented Pickin' in the Park and Handmade Art Show as part of its annual Sunday in the Park community event, on Oct. 15. more

Oct 15, 2017 9:21 PM People

Homewood VS Ramsay Football 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Patriots’ defense held Ramsay to 15 yards of total offense on its first five possessions and below 120 for the game. more

Oct 13, 2017 11:37 PM Sports

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The Homewood Police Department has a memorandum of understanding with ALEA, or the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, who is investigating the incident. more

Oct 13, 2017 2:50 PM News 4 Comments

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The injured officer was taken to Grandview Medical Center with what was believed to be a serious injury at the time, a release said, and the suspect who shot the officer died at the scene. more

Oct 12, 2017 9:04 AM News

Recently, the HPD took two suspects into custody for a burglary in the Kensington Road area and one suspect into custody for a residential burglary in the 500 block on Oxmoor Road. more

Oct 11, 2017 1:58 PM News

Share your best spooky costumes with The Homewood Star! Entries will be accepted until Friday, Nov. 3, and the winner will receive a $25 dollar gift card to Iron City Delivery! Submissions will be featured online. more

Oct 10, 2017 1:29 PM People

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Jimmy Mitchell

The Homewood High School football team faces Ramsay in a critical Class 6A, Region 5 showdown on Friday night. more

Oct 10, 2017 11:50 AM Sports

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Sydney Cromwell

The crosswalks are among several projects the city plans to pursue for safety and traffic flow around Hall-Kent Elementary. more

Oct 9, 2017 8:24 PM News

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Jimmy J. Mitchell

Will Stone won the Jesse Owens Classic, and the Homewood High football team rolled over John Carroll last week. more

Oct 9, 2017 1:51 PM , Sports

Homewood Cross-Country

Sam Chandler

Homewood High School junior Will Stone unleashed a strong kick down the final straight to fend off Vestavia Hills senior James Sweeney in the gold boys race at Saturday's Jesse Owens Classic. more

Oct 7, 2017 5:39 PM Sports

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Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency for the entire state Friday. more

Oct 7, 2017 4:24 PM News

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Jimmy J. Mitchell

The Homewood High School football team improved to 6-0 with a 35-7 victory over John Carroll on Friday night. more

Oct 6, 2017 11:11 PM Sports

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Staff photo.

Residents should lock their cars and remove valuables to help prevent thefts from vehicles. more

Oct 4, 2017 1:42 PM News

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Submitted by Jessie Goodyear.

On Saturday, Oct. 7, people are encouraged to drop off items at Shades Mountain Baptist Church for its Puerto Rico Island Disaster Relief event. more

Oct 4, 2017 11:24 AM People

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Photo by Erica Techo

The children's clothing consignment shop announced it would be closing through a Facebook post on Sept. 24. more

Oct 4, 2017 9:40 AM Businesses

Homewood vs Helena

Layton Dudley

The Homewood and John Carroll high school football teams renew their rivalry on Friday night in a Class 6A, Region 5 contest. more

Oct 3, 2017 9:05 AM Sports

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Sydney Cromwell

The public safety committee approved these safety measures as part of ongoing conversations after a young boy was struck by a car while walking home from school. more

Oct 2, 2017 9:32 PM News

Homewood Cross Country

Sam Chandler

The Homewood High boys cross-country team finished fifth in the Greater Louisville Classic, while the volleyball team also was in action over the last week. more

Oct 2, 2017 4:36 PM , Sports

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Sydney Cromwell

The meeting included a chance to review maps of downtown and make recommendations for placement of sidewalks, bike lanes and green space. more

Sep 26, 2017 2:31 PM News

City Council

Sydney Cromwell

Projects funded for the upcoming year include improvements to Spring Park, progress on the Greenway and planting of mature trees in city right-of-ways. more

Sep 25, 2017 9:52 PM News

Homewood Helena

Layton Dudley

The Homewood football team remained perfect, and the volleyball team split a pair of area matches over the past week. more

Sep 25, 2017 3:47 PM , Sports

Homewood vs Helena

Layton Dudley

Homewood dominated Helena on Friday night to move to 5-0. more

Sep 22, 2017 11:11 PM Sports

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KATHERINE POCLARI

John McMillan, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, visited the garden and had the opportunity to meet the students and educators that work to make the community garden such a success. more

Sep 22, 2017 1:30 PM People

John Carroll vs JO football 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Cavaliers played Jackson-Olin tough in the first half, but couldn't sustain it in the third and fourth quarters. more

Sep 21, 2017 10:34 PM Sports

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Sydney Cromwell

The team will compete this Saturday in Nashville. more

Sep 20, 2017 4:04 PM People

Homewood Volleyball

Kyle Parmley

The Homewood High School volleyball team was on the brink of forcing a fifth set in Tuesday night’s area match against Ramsay when the Rams fought back from a six-point deficit. more

Sep 19, 2017 9:59 PM Sports

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Photo by Todd Lester

The Homewood High School football team will shoot for a 5-0 start when it hosts Helena on Friday for homecoming. more

Sep 19, 2017 2:29 PM Sports

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Snyder said she expects to relocate in November. more

Sep 18, 2017 9:43 PM Restaurants

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Photo by Todd Lester

The Homewood High School football, volleyball and cross-country teams were in action this past week. more

Sep 18, 2017 2:15 PM , Sports

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Photo by Todd Lester

The Homewood High School football team excelled across the board in its 28-6 victory over Jackson-Olin, improving to 4-0 on the season and 2-0 in Class 6A, Region 5. more

Sep 15, 2017 11:12 PM Sports

National Merit Finalists 2018

Courtesy of Homewood City Schools

The semifinalists will find out in the spring if they have reached finalist status. more

Sep 15, 2017 5:25 PM Schools

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Courtesy of Homewood City Schools

The ceremony was delayed due to bad weather from Hurricane Irma on Monday, Sept. 11. more

Sep 15, 2017 10:46 AM HHS

David Carrington

Sarah Finnegan

Jefferson County Commissioner David Carrington announced Wednesday he would discontinue his campaign. more

Sep 13, 2017 3:40 PM News

GreenSpace Initiative Forum

Emily Featherston

Experts, residents and community leaders gathered to discuss the proposed pocket park, and what it would mean to the city. more

Sep 12, 2017 9:34 PM News

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Erica Techo

The Homewood Board of Education approved its budget for fiscal year 2018, which starts on Oct. 1, at its Sept. 12 meeting. more

Sep 12, 2017 10:43 PM Schools

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Jimmy Mitchell

Homewood is off to a great start this season, and hosts a tough Jackson-Olin team on Friday night. more

Sep 12, 2017 10:19 AM Sports

Hurricane Irma

Courtesy of NWS

Tropical Storm Irma had weakened significantly on Monday, but there were still risks of power outages and other downed limbs from the remnants of the storm. more

Sep 11, 2017 4:21 PM Schools

Homewood Cross Country

Sam Chandler

The Homewood High football, volleyball and cross-country teams have begun competing this fall. more

Sep 11, 2017 3:07 PM , Sports

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