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MADISON MILLER

When Charles Gakumo brought his wife to his home country of Kenya, she became infatuated with its food. It was then that he knew that Birmingham was ready for a taste of something new. Read more

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Birmingham Swing Dancers

Photo by Madison Miller.

The Birmingham Swing Dancers give back to the community by hosting events throughout each month. Read more

People

Library Self Defense Class

Photo by Madison Miller.

Homewood Public Library is holding a self defense class for teen girls led by Detective Juan Rodriquez on July 11. Registration is required. Read more

News

Lifelong learners will soon have an opportunity to take classes on a variety of subjects at the Homewood Public Library and the Homewood Senior Center. Read more

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Homewood City Schools was notified today by the Jefferson County Department of Health (JCDH) that a freshmen student at Homewood High School has been diagnosed with tuberculosis. Read more

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Walter Jones

Photo by Madison Miller.

The Homewood City Council voted 8-0 to change the name of 1st Avenue West to Montessori Way at its meeting on March 16. Read more

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Trinity United Methodist Church and Canterbury United Methodist Church will host the Steeple to Steeple Run on Saturday, March 21. Read more

People

Santa Claus paid a visit to The Exceptional Foundation on Dec. 17. Read more

People

The Lakeshore Foundation gears up to host wheelchair basketball and rugby tournaments this month. Read more

Sports

At a Sunday family dinner, the Bostanys came up with an idea: they would start a church supply store Read more

Businesses

Juan Rodriquez has seen far too frequently what happens when women are caught off guard during an attack. Read more

People

Yarlardo Haire, RN, has been a mother, a daughter and even a bank teller in her time as a memory care nurse. Read more

People

Homewood city council

Photo by Madison Miller

The Homewood City Council considered issues with traffic and pedestrians at its meeting on Monday, Nov. 3. Read more

News

Each year, Phi Mu sorority at Samford University teams up to run for kids. This year's event is set for Saturday, Nov. 15 at Homewood Central Park. Read more

People

fab'rik

Photo by Karim Shamsi-Basha.

Thirteen years ago, the first fab’rik clothing boutique opened in Atlanta as an idea from entrepreneur Dana Spinola. In August, the first Alabama location came to Homewood. Read more

Businesses

Fresh Start 5K

Photos courtesy of Kenyon Ross.

A fresher and cooler 5K is coming to West Homewood this month. West Homewood Farmer’s Market’s Fresh Start 5K will return on Oct. 18. Read more

People

0714 Homewood Library Foundation Board

Photo by Madison Miller.

The new Homewood Library Foundation will host a Block Party fundraiser to benefit the library Saturday, Aug. 16 from 4-7 p.m. Read more

People

David Dionne

Photo by Madison Miller.

While some might be annoyed by backyard wildlife, David Dionne understands that wild animals’ behavior is just part of the food chain. Read more

People

Alabama’s back-to-school tax-free weekend will be held at retail stores throughout the state on Aug. 1-3. It will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 1 and end on Aug. 3 at midnight. Read more

News

1212 Hannah Kate

Photo by Madison Miller.

In 2000, Andrea Brown had an unexpected idea. Inspired by her hunts to find clothing for her 4-year-old and 2-year-old daughters, she decided to start a children’s clothing business. Read more

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