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Homewood native Grace Sullivan, 16, received a national Gold Medal at Carnegie Hall in New York City on June 7 for her personal essay/memoir. Read more

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Six Jefferson County college students, including two from Homewood, got a little tuition relief for the 2019-20 school year through a $1,000 scholarship awarded by the competitive Alfa Foundation Scholarship Program. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School.

On April 26, Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School hosted its sixth annual Rey of Hope Gala at The Club. Read more

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Homewood Fire Department supports rescue efforts around region. Read more

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Vulcan Park and Museum will host its annual tribute to the world’s largest cast-iron statue — Vulcan’s 115th Birthday Bash — on Sunday, June 2, 1-5 p.m. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Shades Valley Lutheran Church.

Shades Valley Lutheran Church will hold their 17th annual garage sale on June 7-8 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Read more

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On June 8, the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Assembly will host its annual flag retirement ceremony on top of the Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church parking deck. Read more

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The Miss Alabama Pageant returns June 5-8 to the Leslie Wright Fine Arts Center at Samford University. Read more

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Damon Cox made a decision upon turning 40 last October. In the next year, he wanted to run three marathons, each one quicker than the last. Read more

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Homewood High School senior Molly Kathryn Cooper has been selected to be a member of the Lionette Danceline at the University of North Alabama. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church.

Our Lady of Sorrows Church (OLS) parishioners are gearing up for their 70th Annual Independence Day Festival. Read more

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Thacker works as an intelligence specialist and instructor with the Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Virginia Beach. Read more

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Carrie Richardson didn’t fully understand her father’s early-onset Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis until after his death, when she was just 15. Read more

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Anna Lee Nabors, a Rhodes College senior from Homewood, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for the 2019-2020 academic year. Read more

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The 2019 Birmingham Boys Choir Tour Ensemble recently enjoyed a trip to Ireland during spring break. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Samford Legacy League.

The 11th annual Samford Scholarship Celebration, sponsored by the Samford Legacy League, will be May 17 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 65 Old Montgomery Highway. Read more

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Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Boys Choir.

Birmingham Boys Choir, with 160 members ages 8-18, will present its 41st annual spring concert in the Wright Center at Samford University on May 16 at 7 p.m. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Michele Goane.

Local nonprofit organization Beacon People will host its next MADE Market on Thursday, May 2. Read more

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Photo by Sam Chandler.

Summer allows students to rest their minds after a busy school year. Read more

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On Saturday, May 4, Homewood will come together at Central Park for its annual festival, We Love Homewood Day. Read more

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