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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The city of Homewood is finalizing its sidewalk priorities for the 2018 fiscal year, with $249,000 budgeted in new sidewalk construction and $100,000 in sidewalk repair. more

Dec 21, 2017 9:44 AM News 1 Comments


Renderings courtesy of Homewood City Schools.

Once classes end in May, all five of Homewood’s schools will see the arrival of construction crews that will be at work until August 2019. more

Dec 21, 2017 9:36 AM Schools


Sydney Cromwell

The crosswalks are among several projects the city plans to pursue for safety and traffic flow around Hall-Kent Elementary. more

Oct 9, 2017 8:24 PM News

18th Street Development

Courtesy of Michael Mouron.

Michael Mouron of Capstone Companies recently closed on the current Hatfield Auto, Little Professor and Wolf Camera properties. more

Dec 9, 2016 2:26 PM Businesses 1 Comments

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

School system begins strategic planning for future growth. more

Oct 31, 2016 4:50 PM Schools


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

A finished greenway, a firearms simulator for the police department and a significant increase in sidewalk construction are on deck for Homewood in the next 12 months — at least according to the budget the city council recently discussed. more

Sep 27, 2016 4:26 PM News


Photo by Frank Couch.

System studying options to handle future growth. more

Aug 1, 2016 10:00 AM Schools


Photo by Emily Featherston.

Samford University continues to make several changes to its campus as the fall semester approaches. more

Jul 26, 2016 10:11 AM People


Courtesy of ServisFirst Bank.

ServisFirst initially proposed relocating its headquarters to Homewood in April 2015. more

Feb 19, 2016 4:05 PM Businesses

Samford University

Sydney Cromwell

2016 is the 175th year of Samford University's existence, and while the anniversary is technically Dec. 29, Westmoreland said there will be special events all year long. more

Jan 13, 2016 5:22 PM Schools

Turkey Foot

Rendering courtesy of Gonzalez-Strength and Associates.

Drivers could see orange barrels appear around the Oxmoor Boulevard “turkey foot” by the end of the year. more

Dec 30, 2015 1:58 PM News

Samford Brock Business Building

Photo by Madoline Markham.

The building’s name was announced at the event in honor of Gary Cooney, vice chairman of McGriff, Seibels and Williams, Inc. and a Samford alumnus who pledged to underwrite half the cost of the building in 2013. more

Sep 4, 2015 3:23 PM News

Oak Grove Road paving and lighting project

Sydney Cromwell

Construction on Oak Grove Road started this week, and residents can expect the project to wrap up in two months. more

Aug 11, 2015 9:47 AM News 3 Comments

Brookwood Orthopedics Pavilion

Sydney Cromwell

At its July 13 meeting, the council held a public hearing for rezoning the property at 525 Brookwood Blvd. to Institutional District for the construction of an orthopedics center and 500-car parking deck. more

Jul 13, 2015 10:19 PM News

Planning Commission

Sydney Cromwell

The commission decided it would be better to amend the current form-based zoning code to reflect West Homewood’s needs and remove the CDRC. more

Jun 2, 2015 9:40 PM News

Edgewood Pedestrian Fence

Photo by Jordan Hays.

The city of Homewood placed pedestrian barriers in the downtown Edgewood shopping area on Tuesday, June 2. more

Jun 2, 2015 1:58 PM News

19th Place S. Office Building

Dan Starnes

The finished building will be two stories and approximately 20,000 square feet, with a redesigned exterior, lobby and interior. more

May 22, 2015 11:30 AM News

Billboard Removal Closeup

Photo by Madoline Markham.

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

​Construction is underway at The Exceptional Foundation. more

Dec 29, 2014 2:56 PM News

Oxmoor Boulevard Public Meeting

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The city showed the public its plans for Oxmoor Boulevard on Thursday night, but it faced a strong negative reaction from several residents. more

Jun 27, 2014 8:53 AM News

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