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


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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File Photo

The timeline was shared with finance committee council members at their Oct. 16 meeting. 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

One of the visual artists

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


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


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


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


Courtesy of NWS Birmingham

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

Oct 7, 2017 4:24 PM News


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


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


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


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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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


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


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


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Snyder said she expects to relocate in November. more

Sep 18, 2017 9:43 PM Restaurants


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


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


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

Hurricane Irma

Courtesy of NWS

The meals will be taken to Aloft Hotel, which is currently housing Florida evacuees, on Monday night. more

Sep 10, 2017 9:00 PM People

The school system will be monitoring the weather on Tuesday as well. more

Sep 10, 2017 5:39 PM Schools


Jimmy Mitchell

Homewood stretched its mark to 3-0 with a win on Friday night. more

Sep 8, 2017 11:27 PM Sports

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Courtesy of Heart of Homewood

The downtown master plan is being performed by the city of Homewood and the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham. more

Sep 6, 2017 2:32 PM News 1 Comments


Photo by Todd Lester

The Homewood High School football team will open Class 6A, Region 5 play this Friday at Parker on the heels of back-to-back wins. more

Sep 5, 2017 5:12 PM Sports


Sydney Cromwell

Some work is already underway and more is scheduled to begin in October and November. more

Sep 5, 2017 11:25 AM News


Photo by Todd Lester

Homewood's 10-game losing streak to Vestavia Hills ended in a big way Friday night, as the Patriots blanked the Rebels, 6-0. more

Sep 1, 2017 10:31 PM Sports

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