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Photos by Erin Nelson.

The Meals on Wheels of Central Alabama program runs two routes in Homewood, serving 12 senior citizens total, with the Homewood Senior Center anchoring those routes. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

In September 2018, a handful of Homewood parents came together to create a support group called Embracing Dyslexia. Read more

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Staff photo.

Walk for Williams organizer and Homewood resident Sheetal Cordry said the walk, despite being only a year old, is already growing in community support. Read more

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Staff photo.

The seventh annual Homewood Witches Ride, set for Sunday, Oct. 27, has a new theme of “Follow the Call of the Disco Ball” and will feature the Disco Amigos. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Community Grief Support.

The third annual Magic City Mac N’ Cheese Festival will return to Brookwood Village with local teams’ inventive takes on the classic dish. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Rhodemarie Maron, UAB Department of Neurology.

The neuro-oncology units at UAB and Children’s of Alabama will benefit from a run in downtown Homewood this month. The Blazer Bolt for Brain Cancer will be Saturday, Oct. 19, with runs of several distances. Read more

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Photos by Erin Nelson.

The Food Allergy Treatment Center at Alabama Allergy & Asthma Center works with patients to bring their allergen tolerance down to a safe level so they can reintroduce those everyday experiences into their lives. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Daniel Chaplin wants to appear on the “Dancing with the Stars” ABC television show someday. Until then, he’s also happy to be one of the performers taking the stage for “Dancing with the Stars of the Magic City.” Read more

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Photo courtesy of Shades Cahaba Elementary.

The first students walked through the doors at Shades Cahaba school Sept. 19, 1920. Though the building has had some additions and renovations since then, it looked much the same when it welcomed its 100th class of students this August. Read more

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Staff photo.

The Homewood Athletic Foundation’s Buddy Wade Memorial Golf Tournament returns this month to fund scholarships for Homewood’s student athletes. Read more

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The twice-annual Lil Lambs consignment sale at Trinity United Methodist Church will return for its fall sale Sept. 12-14. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Most Homewood residents know the City Council, and many probably also recognize active boards like the Planning Commission and Parks and Recreation Board. But how many know what the Housing Code Abatement Board or the Medical Clinic Board do? Read more

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The Exceptional Foundation has been in its current home on Oxmoor Road for 20 years, since a capital campaign to build the building in 1999. In that time, Vice President of Operations Ginny Bastar said, demand for their services has only risen. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Katy Anderson.

From first aid to kayaking, the members of Scout Troop 86 Green tried nearly everything that Camp Comer had to offer in their first summer at camp. Read more

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Homewood City Council

Sydney Cromwell

The council also set several public hearings for its next meeting. Read more

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Proposed downtown intensity zoning

Courtesy of Heart of Homewood Plan

The downtown zoning code changes are expected to come before the Planning Commission in November. Read more

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

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Rosedale 18th Street project

Courtesy of Nequette Architecture.

The proposed mixed-use buildings had been a controversial subject for Rosedale residents for several months. Read more

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Brookwood Village

Erin Nelson

The mall’s specialty leasing and marketing coordinator, Anne Stephens, said this variety is intentional as the mall looks to reinvent itself as a place for community gathering and entertainment, not just shopping. Read more

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Erin Nelson

HEC Chair Amy Milam said the data will help the city understand the health of its urban forest and its impact, from carbon to heat reduction. Read more

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    Sydney Cromwell

    The Heart of Homewood downtown master planning committee presents goals and a draft map for the future of downtown at a town hall on March 22, 2018.

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    Sydney Cromwell

    The Heart of Homewood downtown master planning committee presents goals and a draft map for the future of downtown at a town hall on March 22, 2018.

  • STAR CITY Downtown Master Plan.jpg

    Sydney Cromwell

    The Heart of Homewood downtown master planning committee presents goals and a draft map for the future of downtown at a town hall on March 22, 2018.

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    Sydney Cromwell

    The Heart of Homewood downtown master planning committee presents goals and a draft map for the future of downtown at a town hall on March 22, 2018.

  • STAR CITY Downtown Master Plan3.jpg

    Sydney Cromwell

    The Heart of Homewood downtown master planning committee presents goals and a draft map for the future of downtown at a town hall on March 22, 2018.

  • STAR CITY Downtown Master Plan5.jpg

    Sydney Cromwell

    The Heart of Homewood downtown master planning committee presents goals and a draft map for the future of downtown at a town hall on March 22, 2018.

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