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AHSAA Indoor State Track and Field

Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

The Homewood and John Carroll high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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Jacob Cole Photo by Jacob Cole Starnes Medi

Homewood High School saw five student-athletes sign on Wednesday. Read more

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Photo courtesy of John Stephen Herring.

Murder in the Magic City is a conference for mystery novel fans to gather and listen to authors talk about their books. More than 12 authors are scheduled to appear. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Lettermen of the USA.

This year’s gala will honor UAB football head coach Bill Clark and U.S. Army Medal of Honor recipient Captain Gary Mike Rose. Both will be guest speakers during the gala. Read more

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Photo courtesy of the Lakeshore Foundation.

The Lakeshore Demolition Derby is a wheelchair rugby tournament that is not for the faint of heart. Wheelchair rugby is a mixed-team sport with males and females who have a physical impairment in three or four limbs. Read more

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The three-day Lil’ Lambs event is a consignment sale that provides gently worn clothing, toys and furniture for a discounted price. Read more

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Photo by Jacob Cole.

The Homewood Board of Education held its monthly meeting at Hall-Kent Elementary school Jan. 21, with results from the past year’s audit as the main topic of discussion. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Brookwood Village.

According to the dictionary, serendipity means the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way. Cynthia Elmore said the definition fit her shop’s style and offerings while paying homage to a former shop she enjoyed. Read more

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Homewood City Council

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Homewood Mayor Scott McBrayer signed the anti-human trafficking proclamation at the Jan. 13 council meeting. Read more

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Homewood Planning Commission

Photo by Jacob Cole

Amending the plan will allow for the construction of a new Hibachi Express restaurant at 216 State Farm Parkway. Read more

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The Friends of Shades Creek group will host an outdoor hike starting at 2 p.m. before the festival begins at 3 p.m. The event is free of charge, with snacks and drinks at the site for sale. Read more

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The Lakeshore Foundation will host the 33rd annual Pioneer Classic wheelchair basketball tournament this month. It will begin Friday, Jan. 17, and finish Sunday, Jan. 19, with a slate of championship games. Read more

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The Lead Off Dinner helps support the afterschool and summer programs to help at-risk children coming from more than 30 schools in the Birmingham area. Read more

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Eesha Banerjee has been selected as a National Merit semifinalist, which puts her up for countless awards and scholarship opportunities. She was also selected to attend the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Read more

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Photo by Jacob Cole.

Hero Doughnuts has opened a new, expanded area inside of the original doughnut shop in Homewood. Read more

Businesses

Homewood Chamber of Commerce

Photo by Jacob Cole

The Homewood Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Meeting and Business Outlook 2020 on Dec. 17. Read more

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Homewood Board of Education

Photo by Jacob Cole

The training will take place in January. Read more

Schools

Homewood Board of Education

Photo by Jacob Cole

The Homewood City Schools Board of Education met Nov. 19. Read more

Schools

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Photos by Erin Nelson.

Homewood ended the season with a 4-7 overall record after falling to Pinson Valley in the playoffs’ first round Nov. 8. The Cavaliers started hot with two wins to begin the season, but some close losses and a tough region left them at 2-8. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Paul Doran has packed more into his years than many people do in a lifetime. But it’s starting the Homewood Library Foundation at the Homewood Public Library eight years ago that is among his favorite accomplishments. Read more

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