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After four candidates interviewed, Hardin emerged as the new councilor after the council unanimously approved the choice. Read more

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Homewood City Council

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Peter Wright will take over for Bruce Limbaugh after he resigned unexpectedly from the Homewood City Council on Friday, Oct. 4. Read more

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Homewood City Council

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The Homewood City Council on Monday approved a nine-year agreement with Samford University that allows the school to purchase residential property. Read more

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Most Homewood residents know the City Council, and many probably also recognize active boards like the Planning Commission and Parks and Recreation Board. But how many know what the Housing Code Abatement Board or the Medical Clinic Board do? Read more

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Committee meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The council also discussed traffic and tree planting around the city, as well as spill containment at the Barber Dairy plant. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

Council President Bruce Limbaugh and Ward 5 Representative Peter Wright discuss the sales tax increase, bond money allocation, transparency, timeline for approving the bond and more. Read more

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Bruce Limbaugh Meeting

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Official candidate qualifying does not begin until July 5, but Limbaugh will begin campaigning for his second four-year term, according to a press release. Read more

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Emily Featherston

The company met with neighbors and City Council members to discuss modifications being made to the company's property. Read more

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Oak Grove Patriot Park Lot

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The city council decided after a Dec. 7 work session to reject the proposals for a two-story retail building or a food truck park on the vacant lot at 165 Oxmoor Road. They will open a new request for proposals (RFP) for the property. Read more

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Servis1st headquarters

Sydney Cromwell

The package includes reduction of ad valorem taxes on the property, located on Woodcrest Place near the U.S. 280/Highway 31 intersection, for up to 20 years. Read more

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Servis1st

Sydney Cromwell

Servis1st has made an offer on a property on Woodcrest Place, near the U.S. 280 and Highway 31 interchange. Read more

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City Attorney Mike Kendrick

Sydney Cromwell

At the public hearing on April 13, the council and residents can discuss proposed operating procedures and warrants for variation from the design review committee’s standards. Read more

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Council supports UAB football

Sydney Cromwell

After the meeting, Limbaugh said Homewood was slower to pass such a resolution because council members felt it was important that such a decision be unanimous. Read more

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City Council discusses Islamic Academy of Alabama rezoning issue

Sydney Cromwell

Council chairman Bruce Limbaugh closed the public hearing and decided to continue the issue until the problems of right-of-way ownership and the school’s cliff edge remediation could be resolved. Read more

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Tricia Ford at the City Council

Sydney Cromwell

Tricia Ford announced her retirement effective at the end of the year. Read more

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Potential location for The Grove

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Council president Bruce Limbaugh said the potential buyers plan to create a two-story, multi-use building on the property called “The Grove.” The building’s design will be influenced by the former home of one of the buyers in New Orleans. Read more

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America's Best Value Inn & Suites

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America’s Best Value Inn and Suites will be closing its doors for good on July 31, despite its owners’ efforts to extend the deadline by a year. Read more

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Appleseed Workshops Design

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At a July 21 meeting, Homewood’s Planning and Zoning Committee began discussing the possibility of a design review board, which would regulate the appearance of new homes and businesses built within the city. Read more

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