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Witches Ride returns

The original organizers are working with the American Cancer Society on this year’s event, scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5-7 p.m. more »

Sep 22, 2014 People

Surrounded by fellow chamber members, Executive Director Tricia Ford announced her retirement from the Homewood Chamber of Commerce at the Oct. 27 city council meeting. Ford will remain until the end of the year, and continue working part time to help the next executive director.

Sydney Cromwell

Ford stepping down as chamber director

Tricia Ford announced her retirement effective at the end of the year. more »

Oct 27, 2014 News

The Homewood Rib Rub will benefit the Lakeshore Foundation, a non-profit organization which serves people with physical disabilities throughout Alabama, across the country and around the world.

Photo courtesy of Damian Veazy.

Running for BBQ

The Homewood Rib Run is a nonprofit event presented by Brown Mackie College. Rocha said the 5K race, which will take place on Nov. 1, is meant to celebrate everything about the city it is named for. more »

Sep 18, 2014 People

The coyote next door

When they started appearing downtown and near major roadways “in every ward,” that’s when Snell knew the city had a coyote problem. more »

Oct 28, 2014 People

Homewood’s oldest church gets new pastor

Edgewood Presbyterian Church in Homewood recently called the Rev. Joe Genau to be its new pastor. more »

Oct 28, 2014 People

Samford student Gary Gao, center, has spent time regularly at Barb and John Woychak’s home since coming to the United States two and a half years ago.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Gao finds family in Homewood

At 17, he had left his home in Nanjing, China, for a campus and a city he’d only seen in photos online. Today he is one of 142 students at Samford who are from China and 177 total international students. more »

Oct 28, 2014 People

Books for all

At their headquarters on 20th Avenue South, members of the Jefferson County Federation of Teachers unloaded box after box of books from two trucks. more »

Oct 28, 2014 People

Get to Know Amber Kelley

Now a stay-at-home mom, Amber Kelley applies her research skills to running the Edgewood Community Connection Facebook page as well as one for the Edgewood Elementary PTO, responsibilities she uses to help connect people to causes she cares about. more »

Oct 28, 2014 People

Sprout & Pour

Amanda Blake Turner knows the power of juice. more »

Oct 28, 2014 Businesses

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