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Chuck Adams

Sydney Cromwell

Bell Media Vice President of Business Development Chuck Adams spoke to the Homewood Chamber of Commerce at its May 21 luncheon. Read more

Businesses

Flooding and erosion issues have been a persistent problem throughout Homewood during heavy storms due to a number of factors, including old and undersized drains, hard surfaces that prevent absorption into the ground and the loss of trees. Read more

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Central Avenue

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At its May 20 meeting, the council approved Volkert Engineering’s proposal to study Central Avenue and the possibility of reconnecting a former street along Griffin Brook as a greenway for people on bikes or on foot. Read more

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Market Table's last day in business will be May 24. Read more

Restaurants

Oxmoor Road turkey foot intersection 2019 plans

Courtesy of ALDOT

With a new, reduced scope, the plans to redesign the “turkey foot” intersection of Oxmoor Road and Oxmoor Boulevard are expected to move forward this year. Read more

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The City Council will interview the candidates on Wednesday, May 15. Read more

Schools

City Council May 13

Sydney Cromwell

After some initial confusion and a narrow vote on May 13, the Homewood City Council will have to pass a resolution approving the sign variance request at its next meeting. Read more

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The Homewood and John Carroll high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

Sports

State Soccer Finals

Kyle Parmley

The Homewood girls soccer team knocked off Chelsea on Saturday morning to win the program's first Class 6A state championship. Read more

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Both Sweet Jon's Cafe and the Studio Store opened in 2018. Read more

Businesses

The city worked with Volkert Engineering to determine its paving priorities. Read more

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Jared Lewis Development

Sydney Cromwell

The next meeting will be June 4. Read more

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Streetlights

Sydney Cromwell

The council will also vote on a contract for a citywide traffic study at its next meeting. Read more

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Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood and John Carroll sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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The Homewood High School track and field teams competed Thursday to Saturday at the state meet in Gulf Shores. Read more

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18th Streetscape Project

Courtesy of City of Homewood

Strickland said they are currently working on getting plans approved by the state and gaining construction easements to do the work. The project likely won’t be put out for bid until around the start of 2020. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

The splash pad opens to the public on Monday, and the main pool opens later this month. Read more

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BZA May 2, 2019

Sydney Cromwell

A variance request on Oak Grove Road was carried over to the June meeting. Read more

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186 Oxmoor Road

Courtesy of Adam Thrower, Ignite Properties

The finished building will include multiple retail and office spaces for lease. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

The new Patriot Park Pool will hold a ribbon-cutting Friday, May 3, at noon. Read more

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Dominant victories by the Homewood High School girls and boys soccer teams in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs foreshadow success in the coming weeks. Read more

Sports

Crazy Cazboy's

Sydney Cromwell

A discount store, a new restaurant, a home goods store and a plasma donation center are all opening in the Wildwood shopping centers, on the north and south side of Lakeshore Parkway. Read more

Businesses

Homewood Baseball

Kyle Parmley

The Homewood and John Carroll high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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The developers of SoHo, who filed a complaint over parking with the city of Homewood in March, say they plan to continue their attempt to change the parking situation. Read more

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Homewood’s existing sign code, Borys said, is not user-friendly and has a number of different sign districts that don’t match up with property zoning for different uses. Read more

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Downtown Homewood proposed zoning

Courtesy of Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham

At the April 23 public meetings, Placemakers and RPC employees presented the proposed code and answered questions. Read more

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Property owner Tim Coker plans to relocate the existing building and replace it with a 6,000-square-foot building, containing two commercial tenants and a second-story condominium, as well as an underground parking garage. Read more

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Homewood Baseball

Kyle Parmley

The Homewood and John Carroll high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

Students took turns crossing Oak Grove Road safely. Read more

Hall-Kent

The council's committees also heard budget requests from the Police Department and sign and landscaping plans from the downtown Jack's. Read more

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Alyx Chandler

Children of all ages were invited to paint and decorate blank eggs and and then race across the trampolines and climbing areas in the urban adventure park to find Easter eggs filled with candy. Read more

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The Homewood and John Carroll sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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Students will still use cafeteria seating but will be served food from temporary serving lines. Read more

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Mike Platts and Alexander Glover

Sydney Cromwell

When Homewood’s search and rescue team arrived at Bankhead National Forest on Tuesday to join the three-day search for a retired Homewood pastor, Homewood Fire Lt. Alexander Glover said he felt optimistic that they would find him that day. Read more

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Burgess, 70, was last seen Saturday when he went for a day hike at Bankhead National Forest. Read more

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April 8 City Council meeting

Sydney Cromwell

Council members wanted to see a rendering of how the new two-story building would look. Read more

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Abby Becker

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Abby Becker, an English language learner teacher at Hall-Kent Elementary, is the Elementary Teacher of the Year for District 4 of the state school board. Read more

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Briarwood vs. John Carroll Softball

Kyle Parmley

The Homewood and John Carroll sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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Magic City Connector Route

Lexi Coon

The BJCTA is planning a marketing campaign to let Homewood residents know about the new route, and the bus will have a spot in the We Love Homewood Day parade on May 4. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

The voluntary agreement states that the cities will not give incentives or otherwise try to lure businesses from their neighbors. Read more

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Planning Commission April 2

Sydney Cromwell

The Planning Commission felt that the tree ordinance was still incomplete. Read more

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