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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Paul Doran has packed more into his years than many people do in a lifetime. But it’s starting the Homewood Library Foundation at the Homewood Public Library eight years ago that is among his favorite accomplishments. Read more

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The Alabama Ballet is one of eight companies licensed by The George Balanchine Trust to perform his version of “The Nutcracker.” Read more

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Homes in Vestavia Hills and Mountain Brook, including the home of the president of Samford University in Homewood, will be on display during this year’s Legacy League Home Tour. Read more

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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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Congratulations to Shades Cahaba Elementary School Principal John Lowry for being named Samford University’s 2019 Learning for Life honoree. Read more

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Photos by Erin Nelson.

Bob was playing banjo in a bluegrass band with Klari’s brother when the pair met, and it’s too simple to say that it was love at first sight. Settle for attraction. Read more

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Rosie the Riveter was an American icon during World War II. But to Frances Carter, being a Rosie was her American duty. Read more

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Homewood City Council

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The Homewood City Council on Monday approved a nine-year agreement with Samford University that allows the school to purchase residential property. Read more

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Addressing an audience at Samford’s Brock School of Business, Hopkins said the School of the Arts has begun to revolutionize its curriculum. Read more

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The revised agreement reflects several changes requested by residents. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

Revisions to the agreement will be discussed again in August. Read more

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The agreement would limit Samford's purchase and rezoning of neighboring homes. Read more

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The planning and development committee will continue its discussion of the agreement, which would last five years. Read more

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As the summer months continue, so will Samford University’s many summer camps for kids. Read more

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

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Hall-Kent second graders in Jerome Isley and Faith Whitlock’s classes spent the school year writing to Samford University students in Dr. Bluiett’s class. Read more

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Streetlights

Sydney Cromwell

The council will also vote on a contract for a citywide traffic study at its next meeting. Read more

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People are often surprised to find four boxes filled with thousands of honey bees buzzing in and out, hard at work on the Samford University campus. Read more

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The council's committees also heard budget requests from the Police Department and sign and landscaping plans from the downtown Jack's. Read more

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Anne Dawson

Beginning right at 7 p.m., the show lasted around an hour and 15 minutes and took viewers back in time to Dec. 25 the year Jesus was born in search of the Star of Bethlehem. Read more

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  • Homewood Graduation 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood Graduation 2017

    Homewood High School celebrates its Class of 2017 graduation at Samford University's Wright Center on May 22, 2017.

  • Homewood Graduation 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood Graduation 2017

    Homewood High School celebrates its Class of 2017 graduation at Samford University's Wright Center on May 22, 2017.

  • Homewood Graduation 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood Graduation 2017

    Homewood High School celebrates its Class of 2017 graduation at Samford University's Wright Center on May 22, 2017.

  • Homewood Graduation 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood Graduation 2017

    Homewood High School celebrates its Class of 2017 graduation at Samford University's Wright Center on May 22, 2017.

  • Homewood Graduation 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood Graduation 2017

    Homewood High School celebrates its Class of 2017 graduation at Samford University's Wright Center on May 22, 2017.

  • Homewood Graduation 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood Graduation 2017

    Homewood High School celebrates its Class of 2017 graduation at Samford University's Wright Center on May 22, 2017.

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