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This was the last Board of Education meeting before the beginning of the school year. more

Schools

Downtown Master Plan presentation

Sydney Cromwell

The City Council's committees also discussed flooding issues at several homes and an incentive request for Milo's Tea to relocate its headquarters to the city. more

News

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Neal Embry

Lawson State student began walking at midnight for 8 a.m. job. more

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BirminghamWatch has produced this Voter Guide to help Jefferson and Shelby voters. more

News

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Photo provided by Sally Immel

For the first time ever, Brookwood Village and the Birmingham Children’s Theatre are partnering on a unique pop-up theatre this July. more

News

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The church will construct the unit at the church's Oakmont campus more

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City Council

Sydney Cromwell

The city council will also consider a request from Milo's Tea Company for incentives to locate their headquarters in Homewood. more

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Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood Alabama Historical Preservation Society has set an updated fundraising deadline of July 13. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Sidewalks, bike lanes, speed humps and more were up for discussion at the July 2 Council committee meetings. more

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We Have Doughnuts

Alyx Chandler

The doughnut bar in the bakery opened Thursday, June 28. more

Restaurants

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Sydney Cromwell

The ribbon cutting was held on June 27. more

People

Mike Anastasia retires

Sydney Cromwell

The council also recognized retiring Fire Battalion Chief Mike Anastasia. more

News

Trolley Line Preservation

City of Homewood

The work to preserve the tracks is part of the city's annual paving budget. more

News

Planning Commission

Sydney Cromwell

Owner Jason Kessler intends to build two homes, one of them his own, on the property. more

News

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Sarah Finnegan

The goal is to raise $2.5 million by July 8. more

News

Carlos Izcaray

Sydney Cromwell

The Chamber of Commerce invited Carlos Izcaray to speak at their June 19 Chamber of Commerce luncheon. more

Businesses

Board of Education

Sydney Cromwell

The board also accepted several contracts for the upcoming school year. more

Schools

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Courtesy of KADCO Homes

The council also voted to make part of Seminole Drive a one-way only street, with traffic routed southbound toward Oxmoor Road. more

News

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Sydney Cromwell

Ward 5 Representative Jennifer Andress said she hopes to see work begin on the project as soon as the beginning of 2019. more

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Getting involved

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The sale, with thousands of items, raises money for a summer mission trip. more

People

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Sydney Cromwell

There will be about 13 months of construction before the police, courts and jail can relocate to the future Bagby Drive facility. more

News

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Courtesy of the Homewood Police Department.

Tiffany Campbell was found after her father took her to the Fultondale Police Department the evening of Thursday, June 7. more

News

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

In Jefferson County, about 25 percent of registered voters turned out to the polls for primary elections on June 5. more

News

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Erin Dickson

The farmers market will continue each Tuesday through Aug. 7. more

People

Edgewood Manor

Courtesy of KADCO Homes

The Commission also approved a preliminary hotel development plan on U.S. 280, zoning ordinance changes and carried over discussion of subdividing a parcel on Highland Road into two lots. more

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Highland Road ROW Work

Sydney Cromwell

The fiscal policy was set by the city council to govern how it spends money and maintains cash reserves in the budget. more

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Alyx Chandler

West Homewood's fourth annual Streetfest got everyone in a high-spirited summer mood on the sunny afternoon of Saturday, June 2. more

People

Most Alabama voters have a lot of decisions to make before going to the polls June 5. more

News

Police Headquarters

CMH Architects

The council and mayor also honored outgoing City Clerk and Finance Director Melody Salter at the end of the meeting. more

News

Homewood Boys Track Team

Sydney Cromwell

The BOE also selected officers for the next year of meetings. more

Schools

Brookwood Village Front Exterior

Photo by Madoline Markham.

This will be the first time Birmingham Art Crawl takes place outside of downtown. more

People

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

USGA championship manager John Coppins discussed the U.S. Women’s Open coming to Birmingham at the Homewood Chamber of Commerce luncheon on May 15. more

Businesses

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Alyx Chandler

Homewood's 15th Annual Motherwalk, which took place Saturday, May 12, at 8 a.m. at Homewood Central Park, was filled with energy and a commitment to raising money and awareness about ovarian cancer. more

People

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Kristin Nemeth

We hope everyone had a great Mother's Day! Pictured are some of the wonderful mothers of Birmingham. more

People

The mid-year report was prepared by the finance department to update the Council on this year's budget and how expenses and revenues compare to the last fiscal year. more

News

Homewood Golf

Photo courtesy of Homewood Golf

The Homewood and John Carroll high school spring sports teams were in action last week. more

Sports

Homewood Soccer

Kyle Parmley

The Homewood High boys soccer team capped off an undefeated season by winning the Class 6A state championship on Saturday. more

Homewood

John Carroll Soccer

Kyle Parmley

The John Carroll Catholic High girls soccer team reclaimed its spot on top, winning its fourth state title in five years on Saturday. more

John Carroll

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Photo courtesy of Sally Immel

On Thursday, May 17, The Lamont Landers Band will perform a free concert at Brookwood Village. more

People

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Precinct 5210 will use a new location for the June primaries and the July runoffs. more

News

The ranking earned HHS a silver medal in the report. more

HHS

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Courtesy of City of Homewood

The speed humps were removed to repave the road and two have been added back, but the city decided to wait before installing the rest to come to a decision. more

News

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Photo courtesy of Tom Esslinger

The Homewood High School spring sports teams were in action last week. more

, Sports

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Sydney Cromwell

Families came out to enjoy rides, games, food and music at We Love Homewood Day, held at Central Park on May 5. more

People

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