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Photos by Erica Techo.

More US — and Homewood — pet owners bringing furry friends to job. more

Oct 19, 2017 3:21 PM People

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Photos courtesy of Rigdon Hendrix/The Pollen.

The members of the band The Pollen don’t have similar musical tastes. But from the first time they performed together, they found that their distinctive styles could mesh together. more

Oct 19, 2017 3:11 PM People

The Homewood Chamber of Commerce wants to encourage residents to shop local for their Christmas presents during the annual Holiday Open House. more

Oct 19, 2017 2:38 PM People


Photo courtesy of the Assistance League of Birmingham.

The Assistance League of Birmingham will once again host its Little Black Dress luncheon and fashion show this month. more

Oct 19, 2017 2:34 PM People


Photo courtesy of Liz Ellaby.

Not only will be there be multiple eco-friendly events during the next several weeks, the mayor of Homewood will also declare the city’s Arbor Day celebrations. more

Oct 19, 2017 2:27 PM People


Photo courtesy of the Lollar Group.

After a few years of changing spaces, the Junior League of Birmingham’s annual shopping fundraiser, Market Noel, has found a new home: the Finley Center at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex. more

Oct 19, 2017 2:23 PM People


Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools Foundation.

Dads (and moms) of Homewood students can support their schools at the Grateful Dads fundraiser on Nov. 9. more

Oct 19, 2017 2:22 PM People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Escape Under the Stars — an Edgewood Community Open House — will be Nov. 10 from 5-9 p.m. in downtown Edgewood. more

Oct 19, 2017 2:19 PM People


Photo illustration by Sarah Finnegan.

While October may claim the most common occasion to dress up, an event at Vestavia Country Club this month will provide guests another opportunity to don a unique outfit. more

Oct 19, 2017 2:15 PM People


Photo courtesy of Homewood Public Library.

The Homewood Public Library is making it easy for you to clean house of unwanted documents and electronics Nov. 17. more

Oct 19, 2017 2:12 PM People


Photo courtesy of Janie Shelswell-White.

Homewood’s police officers will be sporting a little extra scruff for the next few months as they raise money for charities. more

Oct 19, 2017 2:09 PM People


Photo courtesy of Ashley Vann.

More than 325 people attended the fifth annual Rey of Hope Gala, benefiting Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School, on May 4 at The Club. more

Oct 19, 2017 1:20 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.

Members of the Msgr. Frank J. Wade Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Assembly joined Boy Scout Troop 237 and American Heritage Girls Troop AL-1478 to conduct a retirement ceremony for worn U.S. flags at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. more

Oct 19, 2017 1:17 PM People

From parades around the world to Friday night games, if the Homewood Patriot Band was marching, Annie Burton was right there with them. For nearly 40 years, her instrument of choice was the sewing needle. more

Oct 19, 2017 1:02 PM People

Brookdale announced the official proclamation of Constitution Week by Mayor Scott McBrayer and the Samford Color Guard presented the colors for the event. more

Oct 17, 2017 10:43 AM People

Each spring, Montevallo University recognizes one faculty member who has shown exemplary strides in creativity, research and scholarship. more

Oct 17, 2017 10:37 AM People

Our Lady of Sorrows (OLS) Cub Scout Pack 237 had the honors of retiring the flag at a recent John Carroll Catholic High School home football game. more

Oct 17, 2017 10:32 AM People

On Aug. 27 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Homewood, Troop 97 held a Court of Honor to recognize five of its members who, in the past few months, have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. more

Oct 17, 2017 10:28 AM People

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The Homewood Arts Council once again presented Pickin' in the Park and Handmade Art Show as part of its annual Sunday in the Park community event, on Oct. 15. more

Oct 15, 2017 9:21 PM People

Share your best spooky costumes with The Homewood Star! Entries will be accepted until Friday, Nov. 3, and the winner will receive a $25 dollar gift card to Iron City Delivery! Submissions will be featured online. more

Oct 10, 2017 1:29 PM People

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