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Bob was playing banjo in a bluegrass band with Klari’s brother when the pair met, and it’s too simple to say that it was love at first sight. Settle for attraction. Read more

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Ben Burkhalter is a senior at Homewood High School and, since he was 13 years old, has been climbing boulders. Read more

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Rosie the Riveter was an American icon during World War II. But to Frances Carter, being a Rosie was her American duty. Read more

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Daniel Chaplin wants to appear on the “Dancing with the Stars” ABC television show someday. Until then, he’s also happy to be one of the performers taking the stage for “Dancing with the Stars of the Magic City.” Read more

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Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church is the recipient of a notable award from the American Red Cross. Read more

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Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School seventh-grader Gabriel Dent joined other outstanding middle school students from across the country to take part in the National Youth Leadership Forum (JrNYLF) in Washington, D.C. Read more

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Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration endures at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Homewood as the parish celebrates the 27th anniversary of the devotion. Read more

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Parishioners of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church were blessed to greet, meet and hear a former Pontifical Swiss Guard on Aug. 18 at the kickoff of Adult Education. Read more

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Walt Harris wants to prove he’s ‘the best in the world." Read more

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One year ago, Walter Carr made national headlines for taking an unconventional route to work. Carr walked 20 miles in the middle of the night in July 2018 when his car broke down on the way to his first move with Bellhops. Read more

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Lawrence Corley has been elected president of Homewood Rotary Club for the 2019-20 club year. Read more

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Dr. Paul Doran was recognized for nine years of distinguished service on the Homewood Public Library Board of Trustees at the July board meeting. Read more

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Local volunteers representing the city of Homewood started an urban tree inventory on July 1 that will continue through the summer. The study is being conducted by the Homewood Environmental Commission. Read more

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The Homewood Environmental Commission was recognized by the Alabama Forestry Commission on June 25 for beginning Homewood’s second year as a Tree City U.S.A. Read more

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Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic (OLS) School fifth-grader Violetta Rohr was recently a national competitor in the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Read more

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Seventh-grader Maggie Von Hagel, a student at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School, was honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award. Read more

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The Dance Foundation (TDF) teaching artist Therese Laeger recently was awarded an Artist Fellowship from the Alabama State Council on the Arts for a program she is developing called "The ART of Teaching Ballet." Read more

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Parks and Recreation Superintendent Rusty Holley said this year’s festival is set for Thursday, July 4, from 5 to 9 p.m. and will take place along 18th Street South, as well as part of 29th Street South. Read more

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Through Rock Steady Boxing, Julian aims to “fight back” with a class designed to aid people with Parkinson’s disease. Read more

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Keeping outdoor plants alive in the heat of an Alabama summer can be a challenge, but there are some steps you can take to keep them healthy and thriving. Read more

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