Students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School packed and sealed over 10,000 meals for hungry orphan children in Haiti. Read more

Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Liz Lane Gallery

Black Warrior Riverkeeper will partner with several regional artists including Liz Lane, Joan Curtis, Lorrie Lane, Sister Art Pottery and many more for a public event called “My Heart through Art” on Friday, Feb. 8, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Janie Shelswell-White

Members of the Homewood Greenspace Initiative presented the Homewood Police Foundation with a $2,000 check on Dec. 7. Read more


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Submitted by Homewood Public Library

David Faulkner, the Alabama state representative for House District 46, attended the board meeting of the Homewood Public Library on Oct. 16 and presented the library with a $500 check. Read more


Edgewood Elementary Playground

Sydney Cromwell

The playground is expected to open by the end of September. Read more


Oakmoor Drive fire

Courtesy of Emily Hynds

The fire began in the wee hours of Monday morning at the Norrises' home on Oakmoor Drive. Read more


Stuffed animal donation

Sydney Cromwell

The toys can be used by officers to comfort children they meet on duty. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Marcy Miller.

Marcy Miller, from Weezie’s Candy Emporium, has partnered with Miss Homewood Teen USA 2017, Ireland “Grace’ Hendrix and Miss Baton Rouge Teen USA 2017 Kimberly Ducote in an education supplies drive for students affected by the Louisiana floods. Read more



Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

Winner will receive two ground floor tickets to the Adele concert in Nashville, Tenn. Oct. 16. Read more


Enhancement fund

Photo by Emily Featherston.

For Stacy Flippen, being aware of the gap in Homewood City Schools funding wasn’t enough. When she learned that the schools, especially the high school, are not always able to find funding for technology and teacher enrichment, she decided to help. Read more


Edgewood clothing drive

Photo courtesy of Desiree Smith

Students, faculty and staff at Edgewood Elementary School came together to collect winter items for the Lovelady Center. Read more


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


Trash and Treasure Team Preparation

Photo courtesy of OLS.

The Our Lady of Sorrows annual Fourth of July Trash ‘N’ Treasures rummage sale is now seeking donations. All donations are tax-deductible. Read more


Our Lady of Sorrows’ Trash ‘N’ Treasures rummage sale is now seeking donations. The last day to submit them is June 30. Read more


Shades Cahaba Elementary School’s Lots of Love club celebrated its fifth cut day celebration with nine girls cutting their hair for charity. Read more

Shades Cahaba

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