Firefighter Lane Condominiums

Courtesy of Eyester Legg Development.

The proposal includes a building with about 28 condo units and 56 covered parking spaces. more


Homewood High School traffic patterns

Courtesy of Homewood City Schools

As school starts back, know where to park this year for students and parents at Homewood High. more



Rendering courtesy of Hoar Program Management.

Classes are out and construction crews are in at Homewood’s schools this summer. more


Lovoy's Demolition

Sydney Cromwell

The building was located at 420 Green Springs Highway. more


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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The city of Homewood is finalizing its sidewalk priorities for the 2018 fiscal year, with $249,000 budgeted in new sidewalk construction and $100,000 in sidewalk repair. more

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Renderings courtesy of Homewood City Schools.

Once classes end in May, all five of Homewood’s schools will see the arrival of construction crews that will be at work until August 2019. more



Sydney Cromwell

The crosswalks are among several projects the city plans to pursue for safety and traffic flow around Hall-Kent Elementary. more


18th Street Development

Courtesy of Michael Mouron.

Michael Mouron of Capstone Companies recently closed on the current Hatfield Auto, Little Professor and Wolf Camera properties. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

School system begins strategic planning for future growth. more



Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

A finished greenway, a firearms simulator for the police department and a significant increase in sidewalk construction are on deck for Homewood in the next 12 months — at least according to the budget the city council recently discussed. more



Photo by Frank Couch.

System studying options to handle future growth. more



Photo by Emily Featherston.

Samford University continues to make several changes to its campus as the fall semester approaches. more



Courtesy of ServisFirst Bank.

ServisFirst initially proposed relocating its headquarters to Homewood in April 2015. more


Samford University

Sydney Cromwell

2016 is the 175th year of Samford University's existence, and while the anniversary is technically Dec. 29, Westmoreland said there will be special events all year long. more


Turkey Foot

Rendering courtesy of Gonzalez-Strength and Associates.

Drivers could see orange barrels appear around the Oxmoor Boulevard “turkey foot” by the end of the year. more


Samford Brock Business Building

Photo by Madoline Markham.

The building’s name was announced at the event in honor of Gary Cooney, vice chairman of McGriff, Seibels and Williams, Inc. and a Samford alumnus who pledged to underwrite half the cost of the building in 2013. more


Oak Grove Road paving and lighting project

Sydney Cromwell

Construction on Oak Grove Road started this week, and residents can expect the project to wrap up in two months. more

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Brookwood Orthopedics Pavilion

Sydney Cromwell

At its July 13 meeting, the council held a public hearing for rezoning the property at 525 Brookwood Blvd. to Institutional District for the construction of an orthopedics center and 500-car parking deck. more


Planning Commission

Sydney Cromwell

The commission decided it would be better to amend the current form-based zoning code to reflect West Homewood’s needs and remove the CDRC. more


Edgewood Pedestrian Fence

Photo by Jordan Hays.

The city of Homewood placed pedestrian barriers in the downtown Edgewood shopping area on Tuesday, June 2. more


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Homewood Star September 2019