Laura Bush speaks at Samford University.

Photo courtesy of Samantha Nelson.

Laura Bush talks about education, life in the White House after 9/11

Former First Lady Laura Bush, who spent many years in Texas as a teacher and librarian before going into the White House, paid homage to important role of teachers on Thursday night, March 26 at Samford University. more »

Mar 26, 2015 10:34 PM News

Bruce Limbaugh presides over a Dec. 18 special-called council meeting. The public hearing for the potential hotel and office building was set during this meeting.

Photo by Madison Miller.

Homewood adopts overhauled sign code

While discussion continues over a new location for the electronic billboard at the BP station on Lakeshore Drive and Green Springs Highway, the city of Homewood has approved extensive changes to its signage regulations. more »

Mar 26, 2015 3:37 PM News

Attorney Mike Kendrick reads a proposed ordinance of changes to sign regulations

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Council to discuss West Homewood development review committee

Residents and retailers in the West Homewood District will soon have to get a committee’s approval for construction and renovation projects more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:04 PM News

Superintendent and health officials address parent concerns over confirmed tuberculosis case

Homewood Superintendent Bill Cleveland and Jefferson County Department of Health officials answered questions from 50 concerned parents Wednesday night after a Homewood High freshmen was identified with tuberculosis, a potentially deadly disease. more »

Mar 25, 2015 10:31 PM News

Former First Lady Laura Bush to speak at Samford University on Thursday

Samford University will host former First Lady Laura Bush this Thursday, March 26, when she speaks at the school as part of its fifth annual Tom and Marla Corts Distinguished Author Series. more »

Mar 23, 2015 12:52 PM News

Council announces school board opening

The city council announced a vacancy for the Ward 5 school board position at its Monday, Mar. 23 meeting. The position is currently held by Jim Williams, whose term expires in May. more »

Mar 24, 2015 1:39 PM News

Relay for Life returns April 24

Homewood’s annual Relay for Life fundraiser will be held on Friday, April 24 at Homewood Central Park from 4-11 p.m. more »

Mar 25, 2015 9:37 AM People

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Community Cause of the Year

See who our readers voted as the top two causes of the year. more »

Mar 25, 2015 9:54 AM People

Community Member of the Year

See who our readers voted as the top two community members of the year. more »

Mar 25, 2015 10:01 AM People

Hall-Kent's Prince wins writing award

Hall-Kent Elementary Reading Specialist Dominique Prince was named a 2015 Teaching Writing Scholar in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards hosted by the UAB Red Mountain Writing Project. more »

Mar 25, 2015 9:39 AM Hall-Kent

Attorney Mike Kendrick reads a proposed ordinance of changes to sign regulations

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City considers zoning changes, sets hearing for design review committee

At the public hearing on April 13, the council and residents can discuss proposed operating procedures and warrants for variation from the design review committee’s standards. more »

Mar 23, 2015 8:36 PM 1 Comments

A new agreement could mean that runners along the Lakeshore Drive running path won’t have to look at a the electronic billboard much longer.

Photo by Oliver Morrison.

City and New Point agree on new billboard site

The exact location is being kept secret until they confirm that the site meets all legal requirements, but local officials say they are moving as quickly as possible. more »

Mar 18, 2015 6:19 PM News

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