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Vulcan is presenting a holiday light show at the famed Vulcan statue each night during the Christmas season. Read more

Homewood City Council

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Council President Peter Wright, after a hearing that drew about 250 attendees, said the item will come up again next week, Dec. 16. Read more

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Homewood City Council

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The committee voted to send the plan to the council without recommendation. A public hearing will be held Dec. 9 Read more

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The plan to rezone downtown Homewood will also be discussed by the Planning and Development Committee on Dec. 2 Read more

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Green Skies Over Homewood 11-2-19

Photo by Jesse Chambers.

This work has been rewarded by the city’s designation as a Tree City USA in 2019-20 for the second consecutive year, according to HEC chair Amy Milam. Read more

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To explore the grounds of the Pink House, the magnificent Italianate stucco home built in Edgewood in 1921 by artists Georges and Eleanor Bridges, is to venture into what seems like another world, another time. Read more

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Photos courtesy of Vulcan Park Foundation.

The Vulcan Park Foundation recently announced its honorees for 2019 in the annual Vulcans Community Awards, which recognize citizens in the Birmingham area who demonstrate civic pride and leadership. Read more

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The Bell Center in Homewood hosted its annual football season kickoff celebration on Saturday, August 24. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Walt Harris wants to prove he’s ‘the best in the world." Read more

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The eighth annual Sidewalk Sale took place downtown on Saturday, July 27. Read more

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One of the biggest and most celebrated Independence Day events in the state, the Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks show will light up the night sky above Vulcan Park and Museum on Thursday, July 4, at 9 p.m. Read more

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The tornado outbreak that hit the Southeast in April 2011 tore through Alabama with horrifying force, killing 238 people. Read more

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Vulcan Park and Museum will host its annual tribute to the world’s largest cast-iron statue — Vulcan’s 115th Birthday Bash — on Sunday, June 2, 1-5 p.m. Read more

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Birmingham Boys Choir, with 160 members ages 8-18, will present its 41st annual spring concert in the Wright Center at Samford University on May 16 at 7 p.m. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Boy Scout Troop 97.

Boy Scout Troop 97 will continue a Homewood tradition when it hosts its 42nd annual garage sale, silent auction and pancake breakfast Saturday, May 11, 7 a.m. to noon, at Trinity United Methodist Church. Read more

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Photos courtesy of JoEllen Brown.

Make-A-Wish Alabama has granted more than 700 wishes to children with critical illnesses since it was founded in 2012, according to the Birmingham-based nonprofit. Read more

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F3 Nation, founded in 2011 in Charlotte, is a national network of free, peer-led workouts for men at public venues, including parks, schools and churches. Read more

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Stops along the way

Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The annual event on April 19, hosted by local pastors, began at Central Park. Read more

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An important job

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The event was held at The Exceptional Foundation on Saturday, March 9. Read more

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The MOMS Mardi Gras Parade — an annual ritual that brings a bit of New Orleans whimsy to Homewood — returns to Central Park on March 5. Read more

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  • World War II Veterans Visit

    Jesse Chambers

    World War II Veterans Visit

    World War II veterans spoke to a group of sixth graders at Homewood Middle School on March 2, 2017. The veterans spoke about wartime experiences and answer questions from students.

  • World War II Veterans Visit

    Jesse Chambers

    World War II Veterans Visit

    World War II veterans spoke to a group of sixth graders at Homewood Middle School on March 2, 2017. The veterans spoke about wartime experiences and answer questions from students.

  • World War II Veterans Visit

    Jesse Chambers

    World War II Veterans Visit

    World War II veterans spoke to a group of sixth graders at Homewood Middle School on March 2, 2017. The veterans spoke about wartime experiences and answer questions from students.

  • World War II Veterans Visit

    Jesse Chambers

    World War II Veterans Visit

    World War II veterans spoke to a group of sixth graders at Homewood Middle School on March 2, 2017. The veterans spoke about wartime experiences and answer questions from students.

  • World War II Veterans Visit

    Jesse Chambers

    World War II Veterans Visit

    World War II veterans spoke to a group of sixth graders at Homewood Middle School on March 2, 2017. The veterans spoke about wartime experiences and answer questions from students.

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