Nominations for the Community Member and Community Cause of the Year can be submitted here. The deadline to nominate is June 30. Read more


Lee Community Center

Courtesy of Rosedale Community Association Facebook

The meeting will discuss neighborhood improvement projects and use of the city's recent $110 million bond. Read more


Sisters share ‘wholesome’ game to stimulate residents’ interactions. Read more



Photos courtesy of HICA.

In the 17 years that it’s existed, the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (HICA) has become known in the Hispanic community as a place with an answer for nearly any problem. Read more


As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, members of American Legion Post #134 who served during that war were recognized recently at a ceremony. Read more


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Courtesy of Merrick Wilson

The students wrote opinion pieces about their favorite things and shared them with members of the Homewood community. Read more

Shades Cahaba


Photo courtesy of Homewood City Schools.

The fourth- and fifth-grade students at Hall-Kent Elementary School had a lesson during their Library LINKS rotation with librarian Emily Strickland about doing their part as a volunteer or how to serve others in our community. Read more


Homewood community forum

Erica Techo

A community forum at Raleigh Avenue Baptist Church focused on the problem of prostitution as well as what community members are doing to prevent it. Read more


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Photo by Jordan Hays

The Exceptional Foundation hosted its second annual Wet n’ Wild Carnival Day with the help of The Emerging Leaders from Regions Bank. Read more


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Photo by Jordan Hays

Vulcan Park and Museum held a flag retirement ceremony on Wednesday, June 24 at 5 p.m. to raise awareness of proper flag etiquette. Vulcan Museum also accepted worn flags from the community to be retired properly. Read more


Edgewood residents Craig and Paula Smalley talk about how their community has been a "sustained kindness" to them during Paula's recovery from being hit by a car in December 2014. Read more


Magic City Sweet Ice

Sydney Cromwell

“People are so supportive of change and positive things happening in Birmingham. People are showing that stuff like this does not represent Homewood, it does not represent Birmingham, it does not even represent the state of Alabama,” Wani Shaw said. Read more


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