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Photo courtesy of the Mountain Brook Fire Department.

Homewood will join the cities of Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills this year to pause and remember the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001. The annual Patriot Day ceremony, which rotates between the three cities each year, will be Sunday, Sept. 11. Read more


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Photo courtesy of The Exceptional Foundation.

The Exceptional Foundation will host its third annual Dinnertainment fundraiser Sept. 9. Read more


Attendees can expect everything from music to craft beers and food trucks to video games. Read more



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The Urban Cookhouse market has moved from the SoHo parking lot to the concrete pad on the Central Avenue side of Homewood Central Park. It will run from June 18 to Aug. 20. Read more



Photo courtesy of Jordan Hays.

The summer solstice marks the beginning of summer, which will last until the autumnal equinox — Sept. 22 or 23 — here in the Northern Hemisphere. This year, the once-a-year event will fall on Monday, June 20, here in Homewood. Read more



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The West Homewood Farmer’s Market will be back and bigger than ever this year beginning every Tuesday afternoon from June through August. Read more

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A recap of the March 21, 2016 Homewood committee and City Council decisions. Read more


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National Weather Service

The decision to cancel activities is because of the threat of inclement weather. Read more


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Photo by Frank Couch.

As the city marks its 90th anniversary, residents look to the past to prepare for the future. Read more


Tickets and sponsorships for the cornhole tournament are available through the Homewood Athletic Foundation. The tournament is Saturday, Feb. 13. Read more


The Library Journal has ranked the Homewood Public Library as one of the top 20 libraries in the nation with a budget between $1 million and $4.9 million. Read more



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Earlier this week, Krontiras was among five other individuals honored as a Library Champion during the Jefferson County Public Library Association’s annual holiday luncheon. Read more



Photo by Ana Good.

Police officers have to go through firearm training twice a year, but this time, the Homewood Police Department is adding a new competition to the mix. Read more


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Photo by Frank Couch.

Red Mountain Park has a new group of residents — back permanently following a temporary stay. A herd of 150 Kiko goats now call the park home, nestled among RMP’s 1,500 acres. Read more


Angels and Relics

Courtesy of Wallace State Community College

The engaged couple’s new photography work, titled “Angels & Relics: From Florence Italy, to Florence, Alabama” will be on display through the end of the year. Read more


Legislative Forum

Ana Good

Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills’ PTO Councils hosted a legislative forum to discuss education issues with state leaders on Thursday, Nov. 19. Read more


Dawson Memorial Baptist Church in Homewood will serve as a collection site for Operation Christmas Child this month. Read more


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Ana Good

Violin players and Christmas carolers helped fill the night with the spirit of the holidays. Santa and his helpers also stopped by, handing out baked goods and posing for pictures with eager children. Read more


Water line damage

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The break occurred Wednesday afternoon near Columbiana Road and Shades Crest Road. Read more


​Homewood resident Andrew Tyson’s art will be the latest installation featured as part of city’s Community Gallery in the lobby of City Hall. The exhibit is presented by the Homewood Arts Council. Read more


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