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The council will discuss the issue in a May 22 public hearing. Read more

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Lakeshore Billboard Trail

Photo by Oliver Morrison.

With the governor’s signature, Homewood can bring pockets of county land into its jurisdiction. Read more

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Billboard Removal

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Pockets of county land within Homewood could be annexed to the city, pending the governor's signature. Read more

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Billboard Lakeshore BP

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SB50, which could give Homewood the ability to annex pockets of land under the county's jurisdiction, moves onto a House committee. It has until Aug. 11 to pass the legislature. Read more

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In a unanimous vote, the special issues committee approved an amendment to the city sign ordinance banning electronic billboards anywhere within city limits. Read more

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Ward 2 Place 1 Representative Fred Hawkins said New Point has applied for a permit with the city to relocate the billboard behind the Kmart on Green Springs Highway. Hawkins said that the new location is at least 600 feet from the nearest home. Read more

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Billboard Removal

Photo by Madoline Markham.

A digital billboard is no longer within eyesight of the houses close to the Lakeshore Drive-Green Springs Highway intersection. The controversial billboard was taken down beginning Monday morning. Read more

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Billboard Protest

Photos by Dan Starnes.

Digital billboard goes up and is coming down on Lakeshore. Read more

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Lakeshore Billboard Trail

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The exact location is being kept secret until they confirm that the site meets all legal requirements, but local officials say they are moving as quickly as possible. Read more

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Billboard Lakeshore BP

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A proposed agreement would provide a new location for the billboard away from residential buildings, without costing local taxpayers money, according to Homewood Mayor Scott McBrayer. Read more

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David DuBose, president of New Point Digital, released a statement Tuesday afternoon that offers to work with the city and county to resolve conflict regarding a new digital billboard at the BP station on Lakeshore Drive. Read more

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Photo by Madoline Markham.

More than 100 protestors lined the street in front of the BP station at the Lakeshore Drive intersection, calling for New Point Outdoors to take down the electronic billboard it is installing on the property and for drivers to boycott the station. Read more

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BP Billboard Meeting

Photo by Madoline Markham.

The council passed a resolution to “deplore” the placement of an electronic billboard at Lakeshore and Green Springs and pursue any and all options to eliminate it. Read more

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