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Retired FBI agent gets ready to publish 2nd book of fictional trilogy. more

Jan 18, 2018 2:05 PM People

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Alyx Chandler

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, the fourth annual Bell Art Party brought a one-night art exhibit to Trim Tab Brewing Company from 5-8 p.m. more

Dec 1, 2017 4:13 PM People

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Alyx Chandler

On Monday, Nov. 27, the Homewood Police Department faced off with some of the athletes from the Lakeshore Foundation at the annual wheelchair flag football game. more

Nov 29, 2017 3:31 PM People


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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 Suzanne Mills.

Hall-Kent Elementary students and parents are invited to celebrate the 83rd year of the Hall-Kent Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 3-7 p.m., with the silent auction starting at 7:30 p.m. more

Sep 21, 2017 11:34 AM People


Aly York

This year’s Miss Samford competition — which will also be celebrating its 70th anniversary — will take place at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Wright Center at Samford University. more

Sep 21, 2017 11:29 AM People


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October is a time for mysteries, and the Homewood Library has a popular performance planned. more

Sep 21, 2017 11:10 AM 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

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Alyx Chandler

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

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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

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Alyx Chandler

The ride, hosted by Cahaba Cycles and Birmingham Bicycle Club, started at 7 p.m. on Wednesday night and lasted for about 45 minutes. more

May 18, 2017 1:06 PM People

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Even though voter turnout was only 5.87 percent of the registered voters, the results as of 9 p.m. showed that 92.8 percent of total voters in Jefferson County supported the proposed renewal and continuation of the tax. more

Mar 7, 2017 10:06 PM News

Polls will be open Tuesday, March 7, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. more

Mar 6, 2017 7:52 PM Schools

Stop Heroine Now

Photo by Alyx Chandler

On Monday, February 27, Samford Master of Public Health students hosted a public forum to address the community concern about the opioid epidemic and the increase in the number of deaths associated with heroin and prescription opioid overdoses. more

Feb 28, 2017 5:26 PM News


Alyx Chandler

The WellHouse, a faith-based nonprofit organization that helps girls and women who have been victims of sexual trafficking, discussed the ways Homewood residents could bring about awareness and stop sex trafficking at an event on Monday, Feb. 20. more

Feb 21, 2017 2:25 PM News


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Parents, teachers, students and friends are encouraged to nominate a teacher that has made a significant impact on a student's life, a classroom or the Homewood City Schools system. more

Feb 8, 2017 11:58 AM Schools

Beside one another, a palm-sized “Jane Austen: Her Complete Novels in One Sitting” and “1001 Things Every Teen Should Know Before They Leave Home” sit stacked neatly in Homewood Central Park’s recently renovated Little Free Library. more

Sep 27, 2016 3:19 PM Businesses

West Homewood odor issue

Sydney Cromwell

The second phase has a prepaid amount of $38,160 and will take about three weeks to complete and determine the scope of the third phase. more

Jul 18, 2016 9:32 PM News

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