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It takes three days of setup, a team of eight people and 5,000 pounds of gunpowder to pull off Birmingham’s biggest fireworks show of the year, and this July 4 promises to be no different. more

Jun 22, 2017 4:13 PM People

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Hero Doughnuts coming to Central Avenue. more

Jun 22, 2017 4:09 PM People


Photo by Loren Hopkins.

Young activist aims to create better world for animals via club. more

Jun 22, 2017 3:56 PM People


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Homewood Public Library already has a history of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs for their children and teen visitors, but a recent grant from NASA will help those programs blast off. more

Jun 22, 2017 3:52 PM People 1 Comments


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Looking for an unforgettable event and an interesting running community? The Trak Shak’s annual Retro Run certainly fills the requirements. more

Jun 22, 2017 3:11 PM People


Photo by Jon Anderson.

The event, which will begin at 5 p.m. and end with a fireworks display at 9 p.m., is hosted by the Parks and Recreation Board and the city of Homewood. more

Jun 22, 2017 3:06 PM People


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It’s time to clean out your closets and garages once again to prepare for the annual Our Lady of Sorrows Trash and Treasures rummage sale. more

Jun 22, 2017 3:01 PM People


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Deborah Fout, Homewood Public Library’s director, was recently awarded the Eminent Librarian honor by the Alabama Library Association (ALLA). more

Jun 22, 2017 2:56 PM People


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

As Samford University prepares to celebrate its 60th year in the Homewood community, it is also recognizing its largest student body to date. This fall, almost 5,500 students will attend the university, including graduate and undergraduate students. more

Jun 22, 2017 2:49 PM People


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Despite industry’s changing landscape, WBHM radio personalities continue to embrace community’s support. more

Jun 22, 2017 2:44 PM People

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In total, the churches raised over $9,200 through this year's garage sale. more

Jun 19, 2017 2:44 PM People 1 Comments

Opinions were extremely split about the Regional Planning Commission's conclusions from their parking study: that there are enough parking spaces to handle demand but the city needs better enforcement of rules. more

Jun 13, 2017 3:01 PM People

Take a moment and fill out our survey. more

Jun 7, 2017 11:28 AM People 1 Comments

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Photos by Alyx Chandler

On Sunday, June 4, families, visitors and Birmingham residents gathers from noon to 4 p.m. to celebrate 113 years of the Vulcan. more

Jun 5, 2017 3:32 PM People

Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. more

Jun 2, 2017 2:19 PM People

The deadline to submit is Aug. 4. more

Jun 1, 2017 3:08 PM People


Photos courtesy of Emi Ferderber.

What Homewood High alumna Emi Ferderber loves about marching band is that every individual in the band contributes to the overall sound. more

May 22, 2017 10:42 AM People


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The market will still be at Shades Valley Community Church, 160 Oxmoor Road, but this year the vendors’ tents and food trucks will be in the church’s front parking lot rather than the side. more

May 22, 2017 10:34 AM People


Photo courtesy of Shades Valley Lutheran Church.

The sale is at the church, filling the fellowship hall with overflow into several classrooms. This year’s garage sale is June 16-17 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 720 Shades Creek Parkway in Homewood, across from the Macy’s end of Brookwood Village. more

May 22, 2017 10:33 AM People


Photo courtesy of Nan Teninbaum.

The pageant is June 7–10 at 7 p.m. at the Wright Center at Samford University. more

May 22, 2017 10:31 AM People