Lake Guntersville

State’s largest lake offers recreational options for all ages. (First in a series on Alabama’s lakes) Ed. note: Alabama is blessed with an abundance of natural lakes that provide a variety of opportunities for fishing, swimming, skiing, birding, camping and just plain relaxing. We’ll be...
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Story and Photos by David Haynes Anyone who’s visited, hiked, bicycled or camped in an Alabama state park or national forest has benefited from the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps (often shortened to “CCC”) done nearly a century ago. Created during the Great Depression...
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By Lenore Vickrey On June 10, 2011, Lou Schell celebrated her 78th birthday far from home. She was in Woodstock, Vermont, one of the 11 locations she would travel during her year-long trip across America that year, chronicled in her book, Revisiting America.  “I knew...
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Southerners, of which I am proudly one, have always had a unique relationship with animals. However, at times you have to scratch your head and

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Electric Cooperatives

Since 1936 electric co-ops have built 2.5 million miles of power lines across rural America – long enough to reach from the earth to the moon five and a half times.

From booming suburbs to remote rural farming communities, Alabama’s electric cooperatives are energy providers and engines of economic development. Statewide, electric cooperatives serve more than 1 million Alabamians in their homes, businesses, farms and schools. Their coverage spans approximately 70% of Alabama’s landmass.

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