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Erica Techo

“Navigating Teen Culture” included a keynote speaker from the President’s Opioid Council and breakout sessions on drug use, social media and legal implications of drug use. more


Stop Heroine Now

Photo by Alyx Chandler

On Monday, February 27, Samford Master of Public Health students hosted a public forum to address the community concern about the opioid epidemic and the increase in the number of deaths associated with heroin and prescription opioid overdoses. more


The Pride Survey is a national study showing students' use of and attitude toward tobacco, alcohol and other substances. more


Homewood Police Department

Photo by Madoline Markham.

A Homewood police officer stopped a vehicle for traffic offenses Friday around 10:25 a.m., according to police. more


Anyone hoping to dispose of prescription drugs can stop by Homewood Police Department from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more


The heroin-related death rate for Jefferson County more than doubled in 2014. more


Red Ribbon Week

Photo by Karim Shamsi-Basha.

A forum on marijuana use in teens will be held Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Homewood High School. The free event is hosted by the Safe & Healthy Homewood Coalition. more


Talking to children about the dangers of marijuana use has never been more difficult, according to the Safe & Healthy Homewood Coalition, so the organization is planning a forum to discuss the issue. more


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