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The Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its annual awards in February during the PTR International Tennis Symposium. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Couples stepped off the 80-foot-tall zipline tower and went 1,000 feet side by side through the night sky. Read more

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The Homewood Athletic Foundation’s fourth annual Cornapalooza cornhole tournament has a new home this year. Read more

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The National Center for Sports Safety (NCSS) will be partnering with popular activewear brand lululemon for this year’s Birmingham Wine 10K. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Homewood Police Department.

Beginning April 9, the Homewood Police Department will be holding its 2019 Citizen’s Police Academy courses. Read more

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The MOMS Mardi Gras Parade — an annual ritual that brings a bit of New Orleans whimsy to Homewood — returns to Central Park on March 5. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Service Guild of Birmingham.

Returning for its 31st year, the Service Guild of Birmingham will be hosting its annual Guild Gala on Saturday, March 19, at The Club in Homewood beginning at 6 p.m. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Katie Hannah, Ronald McDonald House.

The Ronald McDonald House’s Red Shoe Run that Homewood has loved for years is getting a face-lift this year, as the event celebrates 15 years of bringing people together. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Jamie Brabston, Homewood-Mountain Brook Kiwanis Club.

The Homewood-Mountain Brook Kiwanis Club will be bringing back its annual Pancake Day sale at the Exceptional Foundation on March 9, 7 a.m.-noon. Read more

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With her first book having made it to USA Today’s and the Wall Street Journal’s best-seller lists, it’s safe to say that Lauren Denton knows a thing or two about writing. Read more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

“I don’t really consider myself a music teacher, but rather a music facilitator,” John Scalici said. Read more

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

Homewood residents Ginny Tucker and Lori Blanton both agree working for the American Cancer Society, even after 20 years, hasn’t felt “like a job.” Read more

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Photo by Kamp Fender.

Two of Homewood Police Department’s newest members won’t carry handcuffs or badges, but they’ll be on duty for everything from narcotics work to suspect apprehension. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Congressman Gary Palmer

Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) has awarded nominations to 30 students from Alabama’s Sixth Congressional District to attend the U.S. Service Academies. Read more

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Eight teams from both the United States and Canada competed in the wheelchair rugby tournament. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Troop 97

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Troop 97 of Homewood recently awarded four young men the rank of Eagle Scout in a Court of Honor ceremony at Trinity United Methodist Church on Jan. 6. Read more

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George Cothren of Homewood was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout in a Court of Honor on Jan. 6, after completing a garden restoration project at AHEPA 3 Senior Apartments in Hoover. Read more

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Opening night is set for Thursday, Jan. 24 and the show runs Thursday, Friday, Saturday evenings and Sunday matinees through Feb. 9, and it may be extended. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Homewood Public Library.

The event has become a library staple after the strong reception of the first Regency Ball two years ago, with more than 70 people in attendance. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Red Mountain Park.

Couples and singles can jump from the top of the 80-foot Hugh Kaul Adventure Tower and ride a 1,000-foot mega zip line back down to the bottom. Read more

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