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Photo by Lexi Coon.

"Every year the Alabama Wildlife Center cares for almost 2,000 of Alabama's orphaned or injured birds," Adair said, adding that the birds typically come from over 100 different species. more

Aug 20, 2017 10:41 AM People


Photo courtesy of Robin Wilhelm.

The Homewood Star would like to thank all of the community members who participated in this year’s contest. more

Aug 17, 2017 3:43 PM People


Photos courtesy of Desiree and David Smolin.

Couple recalls advocacy efforts that led to change in state midwifery law. more

Aug 17, 2017 11:34 AM People

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Photo by Loren Hopkins.

Mint & Moon Handmade is the product of Katy Caughran’s business savvy and natural born creativity. more

Aug 17, 2017 11:29 AM People

The Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind’s Birmingham Regional Center is holding a fall festival at Homewood Central Park on Friday, Sept. 22. more

Aug 17, 2017 11:01 AM People


Photo courtesy of Creative Montessori School.

Even though summer is not technically over until Sept. 22, the weather has cooled down and events are revving up. If you’re looking to get outside and get active this fall, make sure to check out these runs and walks throughout Homewood. more

Aug 17, 2017 10:47 AM , People

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Photo courtesy of Trinity United Methodist Church.

The public sale will be Sept. 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Sept. 16 from 9 a.m. to noon. Many items will be half-price Sept. 16. more

Aug 17, 2017 10:43 AM People


Photo courtesy of Exceptional Foundation.

The Exceptional Foundation is holding its fourth annual Dinnertainment fundraiser at the Country Club of Birmingham on Sept. 22. more

Aug 17, 2017 10:40 AM People

At 8:30 a.m. at Vestavia’s City Hall, members of the Vestavia, Mountain Brook and Homewood communities will gather for a moment of silence, prayer and contemplation of the events 16 years ago. more

Aug 17, 2017 10:30 AM People


Photos courtesy of Jennifer Crumpton.

A graduate of Samford University with a degree in journalism, she also began a career as a writer, author, speaker and commentator. more

Aug 17, 2017 10:26 AM People

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Courtesy of NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory

Homewood City Schools have also purchased glasses for all students and faculty. more

Aug 16, 2017 10:25 AM People

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Submitted by Mary Wimberley, Homewood Rotary Club.

Homewood Rotary has a long-standing tradition of providing about $12,000 in scholarships annually to deserving Homewood High School graduates. more

Aug 8, 2017 1:59 PM People

The Alabama Grocers Education Foundation (AGEF) recently awarded more than $60,750 in scholarships to employees or children of employees from Alabama Grocers Association (AGA) member companies for the 2017-2018 academic year. more

Aug 8, 2017 1:56 PM People

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

Hundreds of people filled the parking lot at Shades Valley Community Church Tuesday evening to meet Homewood's first responders and enjoy food, fun and live music. more

Aug 1, 2017 10:17 PM People


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The small, startup theater that opened in the Dance Foundation in 2016 is making its return. more

Jul 24, 2017 12:37 PM People


Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Longtime Homewood resident gives department 6 decades of service. more

Jul 24, 2017 12:26 PM People

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Not long ago, Greek DJ and Homewood native Chris Sarris was working for summer weddings in the ancient city of Olympia on the island of Kythnos, Greece — one of his favorite places. more

Jul 24, 2017 12:21 PM People


Photo courtesy of Homewood Public Library.

Folks of all ages will gather for fun, food and a good cause at the fourth annual Homewood Public Library Block Party on Aug. 12. more

Jul 24, 2017 11:45 AM People

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Photo by Scott Butler, courtesy of Margaret Stinnett.

The seventh annual Taste of Birmingham benefiting the Birmingham Boys Choir will be Aug. 8 from 6-9 p.m. at The Club in both the Grand Ballroom and the Gold Room. more

Jul 24, 2017 11:39 AM People

Getting excited for the upcoming football season can now include supporting a good cause. more

Jul 24, 2017 11:32 AM People