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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

It has been four years since Homewood last hosted Patriot Day, the annual remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, but the event returns this year to Homewood City Hall. Read more

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Vestavia Hills City Hall. Photo by Sarah Finnegan

The Vestavia Hills Police and Fire Honor Guard will post the colors, and Ron Higey of Birmingham International Church will offer the invocation. Read more

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At 8:30 a.m. at Vestavia’s City Hall, members of the Vestavia, Mountain Brook and Homewood communities will gather for a moment of silence, prayer and contemplation of the events 16 years ago. Read more

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Photo courtesy of the Mountain Brook Fire Department.

Homewood will join the cities of Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills this year to pause and remember the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001. The annual Patriot Day ceremony, which rotates between the three cities each year, will be Sunday, Sept. 11. Read more

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Photo by Frank Couch.

The annual Patriot Day ceremony took place in front of Homewood's City Hall. Read more

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Photo by Frank Couch.

Bag piper Brian Bowman played "Amazing Grace" as doves were released during the Patriot Day ceremony at Homewood City Hall on Sept. 11. [Video] Read more

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Patriot Day 2015

Photo by Frank Couch.

Captain Christopher Tanner recounted how he helped stage supplies for first responders across the river from the towers, and how he would later learn that 2,983 civilians, 343 firefighters and 72 police officers had lost their lives. Read more

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The city of Homewood is joining with Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills to hold their annual Patriot Day Celebration at the plaza in front of City Hall in Soho on the morning of Sept. 11. Read more

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On Sept. 11, the communities of Vestavia Hills, Mountain Brook and Homewood gathered together for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony and Patriot's Day Celebration at the Vestavia City Center. Read more

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Photo by Jeff Thompson.

The cities of Vestavia Hills, Mountain Brook and Homewood are joining together to host a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Vestavia City Center. Read more

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Sept. 11, Vestavia Hills and Homewood joined with the City of Mountain Brook in dedicating beam from the World Trade Center. Read more

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Photo by Jeff Thompson.

The annual Patriot Day ceremony held jointly by the Cities of Homewood, Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills will dedicate a 1,305-pound H-beam from the World Trade Center. Read more

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    Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

    U.S. Army Ret. Lt. Col. Marvin A. Chandler gives the keynote address during the 9/11 Remembrance and Patriot Day Celebration held at Homewood City Hall with Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Photo by Erin Nelson

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    Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

    U.S. Army Ret. Lt. Col. Marvin A. Chandler gives the keynote address during the 9/11 Remembrance and Patriot Day Celebration held at Homewood City Hall with Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Photo by Erin Nelson

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    Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

    Members of the Homewood, Vestavia Hills and Mountain Brook police and fire departments attended the 9/11 Remembrance and Patriot Day Celebration held at City Hall in downtown Homewood on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Photo by Erin Nelson

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    Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

    Members of the Homewood, Vestavia Hills and Mountain Brook police and fire departments attended the 9/11 Remembrance and Patriot Day Celebration held at City Hall in downtown Homewood on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Photo by Erin Nelson

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    Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

    Members of the Homewood, Vestavia Hills and Mountain Brook police and fire departments attended the 9/11 Remembrance and Patriot Day Celebration held at City Hall in downtown Homewood on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Photo by Erin Nelson

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    Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

    Members of the Homewood, Vestavia Hills and Mountain Brook police and fire departments attended the 9/11 Remembrance and Patriot Day Celebration held at City Hall in downtown Homewood on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Photo by Erin Nelson

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