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Erica Techo

Students wore “Fort’s Fighters” T-shirts of other pink pieces and held up signs with encouraging phrases such as “We love you Mrs. Fort,” “Keep fighting” or “Fight against cancer together.” more

Apr 21, 2017 2:37 PM Shades Cahaba

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Erica Techo

A line of kids in purple, yellow and green gathered at Homewood Central Park today to celebrate Mardi Gras. more

Feb 28, 2017 6:33 PM People


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An ember from a firework show at The Club caught fire on the side of Red Mountain Sunday night. more

Feb 27, 2017 4:07 PM News

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Erica Techo

Deidra Underwood, a representative of Resource Residential, said the reason they asked for a larger sign is to allow higher visibility from the street. more

Feb 13, 2017 9:00 PM News

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Erica Techo

The night included snacks such as butterbeer and Honeydukes popcorn, crafts, the Sorting Hat and games of Quiddich. more

Feb 3, 2017 9:24 AM People

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Erica Techo

About an hour into the event, more than 300 people had already stopped by. more

Jan 29, 2017 4:48 PM People

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Erica Techo

Amendment 14, the final amendment on the Nov. 8 ballot, would correct a procedural inconsistency in the legislature while grandfathering in nearly 700 local bills. more

Oct 25, 2016 3:36 PM News


Photo by Erica Techo.

DVDs flying off shelves, electrical cords dancing in the air, laughter when no one is around — these might sound like horror movie tropes, but in fact, they are phenomena that can be found at Homewood Public Library. more

Sep 27, 2016 3:05 PM Businesses


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The streets of Homewood will be full of broomsticks (well, bicycles, actually) once again this October. more

Sep 27, 2016 3:03 PM People


Photo by Erica Techo.

Homewood High School student Rigdon Hendrix will have the opportunity to attend a one-week summer seminar with Savannah College of Art and Design for free in 2017. more

Sep 27, 2016 2:13 PM People


Sarah Finnegan

The brewery plans to open Saturday, Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. more

Sep 7, 2016 5:35 PM Businesses

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Erica Techo

Rigdon Hendrix, 15, was one of nine Homewood residents who participated in Birmingham Fashion Week's Rising Design Star challenge. more

Aug 29, 2016 1:22 PM People 3 Comments

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Prostitution and human trafficking are nationwide problems, and they are likely not going away anytime soon. In Homewood, however, the police department and its vice narcotics unit are working to combat the act of online prostitution as best as its f more

Aug 29, 2016 12:08 PM News

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Photo by Erica Techo.

Homewood residents were invited to Second Presbyterian Church on Aug. 18 for a public involvement meeting on potential Interstate 65/Lakeshore Parkway intersection modifications. more

Aug 29, 2016 11:58 AM News

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Photo by Erica Techo.

About three years ago, Pittman picked up her art supplies and started mixing colors and making things up. more

Aug 29, 2016 10:48 AM People

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Photo by Erica Techo.

When Marcy Miller opened Weezie’s Candy Emporium, that was the message she wanted to send. “I just wanted to have a place that was going to be happy and create great feelings and celebration,” she said. more

Aug 29, 2016 10:43 AM Businesses

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Photo by Ron Mayes/ Courtesy of Felita Elliot

Jasmine Elliot, 16, is seeing her childhood dream come true at New York Fashion Week. more

Aug 19, 2016 3:38 PM People

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Erica Techo

The proposed change would be a diverging diamond interchange, meaning there is a brief part of the road where lanes cross over and drive on the opposite side of the road. more

Aug 18, 2016 7:06 PM News 1 Comments

A total of 25 positive tests have been reported in 16 Alabama counties. more

Aug 18, 2016 10:01 AM News

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Police have a person of interest in custody. more

Aug 1, 2016 2:58 PM News

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