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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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Courtesy of Merrick Wilson

The students wrote opinion pieces about their favorite things and shared them with members of the Homewood community. Read more

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Homewood community members shared their love of reading with Shades Cahaba Elementary School first graders during the grade’s writing celebration. Read more

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Edgewood Elementary fifth-grade students Tully Mitchell and Luke Keown won second and third place in the HOAR GoDaddy Bowl Reading and Writing Contest. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Ken Nichols.

An idea began to blossom in Lori Nichols' mind. She believed she could utilize her skills as an illustrator to create children’s books. Read more


The Friends of the Homewood Library are hosting an evening with Rick Bragg, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, on Sept. 20 at Rosewood Hall. Read more


Since fall 2012, two Hall-Kent second grade classes have been writing to undergraduate students at Samford University. Read more


The forecast for students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic (OLS) School was bright and sunny in April as they travelled the halls to learn about various forms of language expression. Read more

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