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Homewood Fire Chief funeral

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The funeral for John Bresnan was held Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Homewood Church of Christ Read more

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Aniah Blanchard memorial

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A celebration of life for Aniah Blanchard was held on Saturday, Dec. 21, at Faith Chapel Christian Center Read more

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The sister restaurant of SoHo Social will be on the corner of 29th Avenue South and 19th Street South. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

In November, Gordon opened her first storefront in the building at 1910 28th Ave. S. There, she guides her team of employees as they produce and purvey the handmade pottery and jewelry that Gordon built her reputation on. Read more

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Homewood Teacher of the Year

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Surprises have never been Josh Donaldson’s cup of tea. But Donaldson made an exception in early November when administrators unexpectedly walked into his classroom to tell him he was the school’s 2020-21 Teacher of the Year. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

The Animal League provides funding for vaccinations, heartworm treatments, surgeries, spaying, neutering and food, among other items. Fund recipients include shelters and rescues from a wide swath of central Alabama. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Eric Swope.

Sixty-six students came out for the cross-country team this fall, and the boys punctuated a strong season by winning their third consecutive Metro South championship. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Justin Holt.

This fall, the Vestavia Hills native and current Homewood resident completed his first tour, which included stops in five states. Read more

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During halftime of the Homewood High School football game against Carver, the band found out it has been invited to march in the 2021 Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. Read more

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Photos courtesy of Carlye Dudgeon.

On Oct. 11, Foundation Director Carlye Dudgeon and Homewood school board members visited all five of the city’s public schools to notify recipients of their selection. The foundation distributed around $76,000 in grants. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Bandit specializes in pastries but also serves breakfast and lunch. Its pastry selection consists of items both savory and sweet, such as croissants, danishes and cookies. Read more

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According to Margie Ingram of Ingram & Associates, which is in charge of sales and marketing for The Eastbury, the development’s first phase opened this fall and consists of 66 units. Read more

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City councilors from the Birmingham metro area, including some from Homewood, are making a push to educate residents about what they can and can’t recycle. Read more

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Homewood State Cross Country

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The Homewood High School cross-country teams swept Class 6A for the second straight year. Read more

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Homewood High School senior quarterback Pate Owen accounted for four touchdowns in his team's 28-6 victory over Jackson-Olin on Thursday night. Read more

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The Homewood City Council is accepting applications for its open Ward 5, Place 2 seat until Monday, Oct. 21, at 4:30 p.m. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Jimmy Mitchell, UAB Athletics.

The former Homewood High School star has become the Blazers’ top cornerback as a sophomore. He matches up against opponents’ top wide receivers and rarely leaves the field for the reigning Conference USA champions. Read more

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Vulcan Run 10K

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Competitors in the Vulcan Run 10K, which starts and finishes at Sloss Furnaces, will take off Nov. 2 at 8 a.m. Read more

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After more than two decades of inspiring and guiding excellence, Pence plans to retire after the 2019-20 academic year. Read more

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Photos by Erin Nelson.

Tucked away in the back corner of Shades Valley Presbyterian Church, in a few first-floor classrooms, a special school exists. It’s called the Woolley Institute for Spoken-Language Education, and it teaches children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Read more

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Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. Read more

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Sam Chandler, a sports writer for Starnes Publishing since October 2015, won first place in the Best Sportswriter competition and the current events on-site competition for the 2017 Southeast Journalism Conference. Read more

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