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One of Homewood’s earliest residents died Aug. 22 after 90 years of life. Read more

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Sophie Hudson started blogging in 2005 as a creative outlet. Mom to a two-year-old son, she would read other blogs at night and decided to create one of her own. Thus, Boo Mama was born. Read more

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Every high school football coach in the state of Alabama has a Buddy Anderson story. Nearly every one of them has crossed paths with the longtime head coach at some point over the last 42 years. Read more

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Dr. Robert Gaddis received the Special Award from The Alabama Veterinary Medical Association at the 2020 ALVMA virtual award ceremony. Read more

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A financial advisor with Edward Jones Investments, Reynolds has served Homewood Rotary in various positions over the last few years. Read more

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New leadership, programs and a makeover of Shelby Humane Society have revitalized the nonprofit. Read more

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On Aug. 4, when he turned 100, Faircloth saw something he hadn’t seen before — cars stretched as far as the eye could see outside his home on Corinth Drive, all taking part in a parade to wish him a happy birthday. Read more

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The Aug. 9 campaign collected 42 units, surpassing the goal of 35 units. Read more

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The Alabama Center for the Book has selected “The Night the Forest Came to Town,” by Homewood author Charles Ghigna to be featured as the Alabama Great Reads selection for the 2020 National Book Festival. Read more

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After many months serving as interim fire chief, Hill is taking on the role of fire chief for the long haul. Read more

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In the book, he uses everything from Bible stories, pop culture references and personal stories to show how asking tough questions and approaching life with a willingness to reconsider ideas can allow people to grow in their faith. Read more

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Edwards had a passion for helping people with disabilities live meaningful lives, providing early-intervention therapy, other therapies and many more resources for them, Brian Barksdale said. Read more

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However, the Birmingham Water Works Board now has three female engineers on staff who hold doctorates in civil engineering, according to a news release from the utility. Read more

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Frances Nance is running for Homewood City Council in Ward 3, Place 2 in the upcoming election. Read more

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Wilson has served on the Planning Commission since 2016 and is a wholesale insurance broker specializing in professional liability. This is his first run for City Council. Read more

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Essentially, ASMR is a comforting or soothing sensation that people feel in response to certain types of voices, sounds and behaviors. Read more

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Foster spent the past nine years serving as both a member and vice chair of the Board of Zoning Adjustments and the Planning Commission. Read more

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Quimby is the regional manager of southwestern and major projects at Security Engineers Inc. This is his first run for municipal office. Read more

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Simmons is the director of recruiting and professional development for the Culverhouse School of Accountancy at the University of Alabama. This is her first run for municipal office. Read more

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Harris is a professional mixed martial artist and the stepfather of the late Aniah Blanchard, who was kidnapped and killed last year. This is his first run for municipal office. Read more

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