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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

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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Weather forecasters are reminding Central Alabama residents that tropical systems can cause dangerous conditions, even hundreds of miles inland. more

Jun 20, 2017 5:01 PM News

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Emily Featherston

State Rep. Jack Williams announced he will seek a seat on the Jefferson County Commission. more

May 24, 2017 5:26 PM News 1 Comments

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Photo by Emily Featherston.

Old-world hunting lodge meets contemporary sportsman — that’s the atmosphere Matt Holland wants to bring with Homewood’s newest sporting goods store. more

May 22, 2017 10:54 AM Businesses

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From music and dance to science and philosophy, Samford University is offering a variety of summer programs for children and teens. more

May 22, 2017 10:30 AM People

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Emily Featherston

The 31st annual We Love Homewood Day celebration brought day of fun for the whole family. more

May 6, 2017 10:26 PM News

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Photo by Emily Featherston.

For SoHo Social executive chef Taylor Hughes, brunch is a meal he thinks is uniquely fun. more

Apr 25, 2017 11:59 AM People

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Photo by Patty Bradley.

Homewood’s biggest day of the year is shaping up to be nothing short of jam-packed as We Love Homewood Day returns for its 31st year. more

Apr 25, 2017 10:29 AM People

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The third annual Mindbender 5K will move to Red Mountain Park this year, but it will continue to benefit Alzheimer’s research. more

Apr 25, 2017 10:19 AM People

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Investments in future by students, Samford University go hand in hand. more

Apr 25, 2017 10:00 AM Schools

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Photo illustration by Emily Featherston.

Though strong storms and tornadoes have been known to pop up year round, Alabama’s severe weather season peaks in April, and emergency personnel want the public to remain prepared. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:31 AM People

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On April 21, Homewood Central Park will be filled with colorful community members in their best costumes and purple T-shirts for the 2017 Relay for Life event. more

Mar 23, 2017 10:37 AM People

April 22’s Steeple to Steeple supports the United Methodist Children’s Home (UMCH), a nonprofit that provides homes, healing and hope to Alabama’s neglected and abused youth. more

Mar 23, 2017 10:28 AM People

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Emily Featherston

The second annual event took place Sunday afternoon at Red Hills Brewing Company. more

Mar 20, 2017 2:48 PM People

Cookie Fix

Photos by Emily Featherston.

New shop Cookie Fix satiates sweet-tooth cravings, owner Amy Jason’s baking addiction more

Feb 22, 2017 12:09 PM Restaurants

With the spring season comes a parade of runs and races, with each event offering something for everyone. more

Feb 22, 2017 11:35 AM People

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Photo courtesy of Jeri Boyd.

A year after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, Jeri Boyd was on her way back from New York after participating in the annual Parkinson’s Unity Walk. It was then that she said she had an idea: What if there was a fundraising event in Alabama? more

Feb 22, 2017 11:34 AM People

Chili Cook-Off

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Food, competition and a good cause are all once again on tap for the 13th installment of The Exceptional Foundation’s Chili Cook-Off. more

Feb 22, 2017 11:32 AM People

Guild Gala

Photo courtesy of Scott Butler.

The Birmingham Service Guild is expecting a crowd of nearly 700 for the 29th annual Guild Gala. more

Feb 22, 2017 11:30 AM People

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