Photo courtesy of Nan Teninbaum.

The pageant is June 7–10 at 7 p.m. at the Wright Center at Samford University. more

May 22, 2017 10:31 AM People


Photo courtesy of Christ Fellowship Church.

Vacation Bible school (VBS) has been around in churches in the South for a long time — and Homewood is no exception. more

May 22, 2017 10:21 AM People


Photo courtesy of Rick Batson.

Duo traverses the country to find its natural beauty; now their next challenge is Peru’s Machu Picchu. more

Apr 25, 2017 12:05 PM People


Photo courtesy of Homewood Public Library.

Homewood Public Library will host its Valentine Dinner Theatre again this year on Feb. 10-11, featuring the family antics of “Over the River and Through the Woods” by Joe DiPietro. more

Jan 26, 2017 9:27 AM News

Resolution Run

Courtesy of Red Mountain Park

Birmingham’s trails are begging for you to finish out the year in the outdoors, according to Monica Romano of Red Mountain Park. more

Dec 28, 2016 5:08 PM People

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Patty Bradley Homewood Star

The salamanders will be there — will you? more

Dec 28, 2016 4:55 PM People


Photo by Frank Couch.

It’s almost that time again — time for Santa to ride into Homewood, and time for the lighting of the Homewood Star. more

Nov 22, 2016 12:07 PM People

Legacy league Christmas Home Tour

Photo courtesy of Samford Legacy League.

At Joy Kloess’ home, it’s Christmas 365 days a year with thousands of tiny white and amber twinkling lights from the city. more

Nov 22, 2016 12:01 PM People


File photo.

Looking for a way to network in a more casual setting? more

Sep 27, 2016 3:09 PM Businesses

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Photo by Grace Thornton.

A new project is going to take the Homewood Fire Department’s training up several levels — literally — come November, said Fire Chief John Bresnan. more

Aug 29, 2016 12:10 PM News

Members of the Homewood High School band and color guard enjoy summer band camp despite temperature more

Aug 29, 2016 10:11 AM HHS

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Photo courtesy of Camp Smile-A-Mile.

Whether you’re a trained runner or just want to enjoy a nice walk, the Monkey C Monkey Run 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run is a perfect way to get out, get active and help a good cause, said Katie Langley, special events director for Camp Smile-A-Mile. more

Aug 29, 2016 9:57 AM People


Courtesy of Camp Smile-A-Mile

Registration fee prices will go up on Sept. 1 more

Aug 24, 2016 5:24 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Homewood Public Library.

When Ashley Mead was little, her mother, Judy, took her to the Homewood Public Library all the time. Now — 25 years later — Judy Mead’s legacy is bigger than mother or daughter could have dreamed since that day back in the kids’ book section. more

Jul 26, 2016 12:37 PM People


Photo courtesy of Sims Garden.

Get details on events planned for the Homewood area. more

Mar 22, 2016 4:03 PM People

figueroa wrestling

Photo by Frank Couch.

The Figueroa brothers foster competitive spirit at home and at Homewood High. more

Feb 1, 2016 10:14 AM Sports

UAB wind symphony

Photo courtesy of UAB Wind Symphony and Symphony Band.

Combine good music and Christmas sing-alongs with the UAB Wind Symphony and Symphony Band on Dec. 1 at Trinity United Methodist Church. more

Nov 24, 2015 2:37 PM


Photo courtesy of Alabama Ballet.

“The Nutcracker” will be performed at Samford University’s Wright Center Dec. 11-13. more

Nov 24, 2015 2:24 PM People

Mountain Brook art show

Photo courtesy of the Mountain Brook Art Association.

The Mountain Brook Art Association Art Show at Brookwood Village wraps up this weekend. more

Nov 24, 2015 2:22 PM People

homewood star lighting

Staff photo.

The massive star that’s become a Homewood icon will be lit again over 18th Street on Dec. 1. more

Nov 24, 2015 2:11 PM People

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