The name Nations comes from Matthew 28:11, when Jesus said to make disciples of all nations. Muir-Taylor said she is also hoping that as the company grows, they represent different ministries in many nations. Read more


The Homewood Library is home to a new group that offers support and comfort to those experiencing the loss of a child, grandchild or sibling. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Katie Cornutt.

Katie Cornutt had been making cinnamon rolls using her grandmother’s recipe for years and would bake a big batch every month to share extras with friends. Last December, one of her neighbors told her she should sell them. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Alabama Wildlife Center.

The Alabama Wildlife Center will present the eighth annual Chips & Chirps fundraiser event on Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens from 7 to 10 p.m. Read more



Photo courtesy of Sweet Peas Garden Shop.

Keeping outdoor plants alive in the heat of an Alabama summer can be a challenge, but there are some steps you can take to keep them healthy and thriving. Read more



Photo courtesy of Shades Valley Lutheran Church.

Shades Valley Lutheran Church will hold their 17th annual garage sale on June 7-8 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Read more


The Miss Alabama Pageant returns June 5-8 to the Leslie Wright Fine Arts Center at Samford University. Read more



Photo courtesy of Michele Goane.

Local nonprofit organization Beacon People will host its next MADE Market on Thursday, May 2. Read more



Photo by Kamp Fender.

When Suzanne Jones found herself on the wrong aisle of a craft store back in 2012, she never imagined she would end up having her own jewelry line. Read more


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Photo by Frank Couch.

Most people either recycle or throw away empty beer cans. But Homewood resident Britney Cowart found a new life for them — as candles. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Karen Virciglio.

The Parkinson's Association of Alabama will host the fourth annual Parkinson' s Fighter Walk on Saturday, March 5, at the Samford University Track and Soccer Stadium. Read more


During the “Real Men Wear Pink” campaign, 26 select men from the Birmingham area have been nominated to serve as the “Pink Men” of Birmingham during breast cancer awareness month. Read more


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Photo by Chris Griesedieck.

Local mattress store Bedzzz Express has teamed up with Tempur-pedic International to donate more than $100,000 worth of mattresses to nonprofit organizations in and around Birmingham. Read more


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