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Photo courtesy of Lewis Communications.

Hero Doughnuts coming to Central Avenue. more

Jun 22, 2017 4:09 PM People


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Homewood Public Library already has a history of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs for their children and teen visitors, but a recent grant from NASA will help those programs blast off. more

Jun 22, 2017 3:52 PM People 1 Comments


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Both Justin Russell and Erin Stephenson said they decided to apply for the Homewood Board of Education to follow the examples of their mothers, who had both also served in their own board positions. more

Jun 22, 2017 3:32 PM Schools

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Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Retiring teachers reflect on their years in the classroom. more

Jun 22, 2017 3:25 PM Schools

Council Committee meeting

Sydney Cromwell

A sign variance for a new urgent care clinic was also discussed. more

Jun 19, 2017 9:38 PM News

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Sydney Cromwell

A final public meeting to discuss the survey results will be held on June 27 at 6 p.m. at Shades Cahaba Elementary. more

Jun 15, 2017 8:59 PM Schools

Mayfair Sidewalks

Skipper Consulting, courtesy of City of Homewood

A bid for phase I and II of the project was accepted on May 22. more

Jun 15, 2017 8:26 AM News

Gary Palmer

Sydney Cromwell

At least five people were hospitalized, according to national reports, and others injured. more

Jun 14, 2017 3:38 PM News

Anyone with additional information can contact the police at 332-6204. more

Jun 12, 2017 9:31 PM News


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The traffic study was coordinated through the Metropolitan Planning Organization, with Homewood providing 20 percent of the funding and ALDOT providing 80 percent. more

Jun 12, 2017 7:52 PM News 1 Comments

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Courtesy of Homewood Parks and Recreation

Changes to the plans were made based on public response after the last two meetings the park board has hosted. more

Jun 6, 2017 8:03 PM News

Homewood Parking

Sydney Cromwell

The Regional Planning Commission studied public and private parking lots around downtown Homewood in April. more

Jun 5, 2017 8:24 PM News

The survey will precede multiple community input meetings. more

Jun 1, 2017 4:50 PM Schools

Kathy and David Senseman

Sydney Cromwell

Owners David and Kathy Senseman bought their franchise of the national brand in June 1987. more

May 31, 2017 11:22 AM Businesses

Find out how trash pickup, library hours and other services will be affected. more

May 25, 2017 10:06 AM News

West Homewood Parks plans

Courtesy of Homewood Parks and Recreation

Around 238 people took a survey provided by the parks and recreation department to share their thoughts on potential changes to West Homewood and Patriot parks. more

May 23, 2017 9:01 PM News 2 Comments

Palisades Boulevard rezoning

Sydney Cromwell

Several residents were present at both public hearings to speak against the rezoning. more

May 22, 2017 8:41 PM News


Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Several new Homewood dining spots are in the works or are ready to open. Check out what’s going on with these new restaurants: more

May 22, 2017 11:03 AM Restaurants


Photos courtesy of Emi Ferderber.

What Homewood High alumna Emi Ferderber loves about marching band is that every individual in the band contributes to the overall sound. more

May 22, 2017 10:42 AM People


Staff photo.

The market will still be at Shades Valley Community Church, 160 Oxmoor Road, but this year the vendors’ tents and food trucks will be in the church’s front parking lot rather than the side. more

May 22, 2017 10:34 AM People

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