Scott Butler

Lady Patriots beat Pelham in area tournament

Homewood advances to play John Carroll in the area final. more »

Feb 10, 2016 9:30 AM Sports

Real & Rosemary

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Council approves new street light, four-way stop

A recap of the Feb. 8 Homewood City Council meeting. more »

Feb 8, 2016 7:55 PM News


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Homewood hosting boys and girls area tournaments

The Patriots basketball teams both won their area outright. more »

Feb 8, 2016 2:00 PM Sports

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Emily Featherston

Library celebrates Harry Potter Book Night

The Homewood Public Library celebrated the Harry Potter series with a night of magic-themed activities. more »

Feb 4, 2016 9:15 PM People

Homewood Signing Day

Kyle Parmley

Homewood celebrates National Signing Day

The Patriots will send five football players and one soccer player to the college level. more »

Feb 3, 2016 1:24 PM Sports


Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

Greater Birmingham Humane Society offers chance at Adele concert tickets

Winner will receive two ground floor tickets to the Adele concert in Nashville, Tenn. Oct. 16. more »

Feb 3, 2016 11:27 AM People

Griffin Gentry

Photo by Scott Butler.

(Video)Homewood to honor 5 signees on Wednesday

The Patriots will host a pair of ceremonies to celebrate the seniors. more »

Feb 2, 2016 4:20 PM Sports

Emergency notification system available for Jefferson County residents

Everbridge, a free program provided by the county, alerts users to weather threats and other emergencies in their area. more »

Feb 2, 2016 3:00 PM News

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National Weather Service

Homewood cancels after-school activities due to weather threat

The decision to cancel activities is because of the threat of inclement weather. more »

Feb 2, 2016 2:38 PM News


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Basketball splits with Northridge

The Lady Patriots dispatched the Panthers easily, while the boys team faltered. more »

Feb 2, 2016 8:45 AM Sports

Committees discuss traffic issues, coyote response

See what was discussed at the Feb. 1 city council committee meetings. more »

Feb 1, 2016 8:09 PM News

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Salamander Festival educates Homewood about their spotted neighbors

See photos from the 2016 Salamander Festival. more »

Jan 31, 2016 9:34 AM People


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Lady Patriots overpower Vestavia Hills

Homewood cruised to victory on Friday night, getting contributions from a number of players. more »

Jan 30, 2016 12:21 AM Sports


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Homewood spoils Vestavia Senior Night

The Patriots had to earn it on Friday night. more »

Jan 30, 2016 12:09 AM Sports

Southern Museum of Flight art contest open to local students

Art submissions will be accepted through Feb. 19. more »

Jan 27, 2016 5:05 PM People


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(Video)Homewood defeats Pelham to win area outright

With the win on Monday, Homewood will host the boys and girls area tournaments. more »

Jan 25, 2016 9:28 PM Sports

Special Issues Committee

Sydney Cromwell

Barber, Buffalo Rock provide update on efforts to address odor

Efforts to fix the odor problems coming from the Barber/Mayfield and Buffalo Rock facilities in West Homewood will continue at least until March. more »

Jan 25, 2016 8:56 PM News

Holler & Dash

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Council debates signs for new Cracker Barrel concept restaurant

Holler & Dash, a new restaurant concept from Cracker Barrel, is opening its inaugural location in Homewood in March. more »

Jan 25, 2016 8:27 PM News 3 Comments

Homewood Girls Basketball

Kyle Parmley

Lady Patriots finish perfect area slate with win over Pelham

Homewood put together a near-flawless first half en route to victory. more »

Jan 25, 2016 7:44 PM Sports

HCS asking for input on 2016-2017 school calendar

Homewood City Schools officials are asking for public input on calendar proposals for the upcoming school year. more »

Jan 25, 2016 2:31 PM Schools

Homewood Public Library

Erica Techo

Homewood Public Library unveils new Krayon Kiosk station

The Krayon Kiosk is a station with four iPads that are pre-loaded with youth-appropriate learning apps. more »

Jan 21, 2016 4:17 PM News

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Photo by Emily Featherston

La Petite Academy at Brookwood shut down indefinitely based on infant death investigation

The Homewood Police Department was notified early Wednesday that the daycare's license had been revoked. more »

Jan 20, 2016 5:00 PM News

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Photo by Scott Butler.

AHSAA reclassifies for 2016-2018

Homewood stays put in Class 6A, but will see some different faces over the next two years. more »

Jan 20, 2016 12:10 PM Sports

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Elmington Capital Group acquires area apartment complex

The Abbey at Lakeshore was purchased as part of a transaction totaling $66 million. more »

Jan 20, 2016 11:00 AM Businesses


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Patriots roll over Briarwood Christian

Homewood locked down the Lions on Tuesday, setting up a big game Friday. more »

Jan 20, 2016 9:53 AM Sports

Homewood Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

Erica Techo

Homewood in 'excellent' condition, mayor says in address to chamber

Mayor Scott McBrayer gave the state-of-the-city address at the Homewood Chamber of Commerce luncheon. more »

Jan 19, 2016 7:58 PM News 1 Comments

Shades Cahaba named CLAS Banner School

Shades Cahaba Elementary School has been selected as a Banner School by The Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS). more »

Apr 3, 2013 3:09 PM Shades Cahaba

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Frank Couch

Shades Cahaba honors MLK Day with service project

The 2016 Martin Luther King Day of Service at Shades Cahaba Elementary School in Homewood, Alabama more »

Jan 18, 2016 5:10 PM Shades Cahaba


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Homewood grabs 20th win of season against John Carroll

The Patriots improved to 4-0 in area play with the win on Friday night. more »

Jan 16, 2016 8:20 AM Sports

Samford University

Sydney Cromwell

Samford University president outlines growth, plans for 175th year

2016 is the 175th year of Samford University's existence, and while the anniversary is technically Dec. 29, Westmoreland said there will be special events all year long. more »

Jan 13, 2016 5:22 PM Schools

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The Lollar Group

University FanCards offering Alabama-themed gift cards

It all started in the fall of 2015 when the Boggs family, of Homewood, decided to bring something brand new to the world of collegiately themed products. more »

Jan 13, 2016 11:47 AM Businesses

Shrimp Basket

Courtesy of the Shrimp Basket.

Council approves awning signs for Shrimp Basket

The awning facing Green Springs will read "Shrimp Basket," while other awnings will include po' boys, chicken strips, oysters, shrimp and other restaurant offerings. more »

Jan 11, 2016 7:33 PM News


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Homewood girls place 3rd in Ice Breaker Invitational

The Patriots competed at the Birmingham Crossplex over the weekend. more »

Jan 11, 2016 12:57 PM Sports


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Council to consider funding Greenway property, West Homewood work

At its Jan. 11 meeting, the city council will consider a request to increase its offer price for the Fox property, which it intends to purchase as part of the Greenway's construction. more »

Jan 10, 2016 9:32 PM News


Scott Butler

Patriots coast to victory over Briarwood Christian

Homewood notched an easy win in area play on Friday night. more »

Jan 9, 2016 8:56 PM Sports

‘Cornapalooza’ tournament to benefit Homewood Athletic Foundation

Tickets and sponsorships for the cornhole tournament are available through the Homewood Athletic Foundation. The tournament is Saturday, Feb. 13. more »

Jan 7, 2016 5:08 PM Sports

Urban Air Trampoline Park

Courtesy of Urban Air Trampoline Park

Trampoline park opening Green Springs location in March

Urban Air Trampoline Park, based in Texas, announced via its Facebook page that it will open a new location at 800 Green Springs Highway. more »

Jan 6, 2016 4:14 PM Businesses

Badcock Furniture coming to Homewood

Badcock Furniture recently leased a spot at the Palisades Shopping Center off of Green Springs Highway and Palisades Boulevard. more »

Jan 6, 2016 4:08 PM Businesses 1 Comments

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