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A road trip to Buc-ee’s is an experience like no other Story and Photos by Emmett Burnett The lobby is indicative of fine art. Depictions of Old West vistas adorn the walls. Polished porcelain and chrome accentuate gurgling waters. And that’s just the restrooms! You...
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Professional snake removers ‘educate, not eradicate’ Story and photos by John N. Felsher Something slithering in the neighborhood? Who ya gonna call? (People under 40, ask your parents about the above reference.) In 2013, longtime friends and reptile enthusiasts Mark Hay and Frankie Ferguson co-founded...
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Scare up some fun at Alabama’s haunted attractions By Emmett Burnett Happy Halloween (Cue the spooky creaking door hinges). Beyond these cobwebbed thresholds are opportunities: ghostly encounters, mysterious rooms, and perhaps memories of an old ghoul friend. A haunting we will go, in October, but...
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Election Traditions

Elections. As regular as clockwork we have them. And as regular as clockwork our great republic survives.  The peaceful transition of power that occurs when

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Tackling more than football

Writer Lewis Grizzard once referred to David Housel as an Auburn evangelist. With more than 40 years of service to the university, his name is

Recipes

We dig potatoes

Whether you like them baked, mashed, grilled, roasted, in potato salad, or au gratin, potatoes are one of the most versatile vegetables you can put

Worth the Drive

A hidden gem with a leisurely vibe

Story and photos by Jennifer Kornegay Jesse’s Restaurant calls itself “one of the best kept secrets in the South.” It anchors a street corner in

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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Leave the leaves

Fallen leaves provide all kinds of environmental benefits To rake, or not to rake, that is the question. And the answer may surprise you.  For

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