2024 legislative session: Budgets, gambling, leadership opportunities

By Lenore Vickrey CLICK HERE FOR AREA’s LEGISLATIVE MAP The Alabama Legislature heads into its 2024 session this month with surpluses in state revenues, gambling legislation to be debated, and new leadership in the State Senate.   “The last session was pretty action-packed,” recalls Todd Stacy,...
Alabama Living Magazine
U.S. Sen. Katie Britt on her rise to the national political stage, seizing opportunities and being a sports mom By Allison Law Katie Britt – native of Enterprise, daughter of small-business owners, wife and mom of school-aged kids – had never run for statewide office...
Alabama Living Magazine
Forsooth, time draws nigh in the Kingdom of Dragon Croft. Jousters ready their steeds, minstrels practice tunes of old, cooks prepare meat and mead, and grounds are deemed worthy of adventure. Behold The Alabama Medieval Fantasy Festival, where visitors step back in time and enjoy the...
Alabama Living Magazine

Trending Stories

Alabama Living Magazine


February 2024 Spotlight

Alabama’s Electric Cooperatives Power Economic Development A recent economic study demonstrates the significant economic impact of electric cooperatives nationally and in Alabama. In the U.S.,

Read More »

Take us along!

We’ve enjoyed seeing photos from our readers on their travels with Alabama Living! Please send us a photo of you with a copy of the

Read More »
Cup o' Joe

That first kiss

I’ve found that as I get older, I’ve become more uh…uh…forgetful. Sometimes I can’t recall important things like birthdays and anniversaries without a reminder from

Alabama People

‘Don’t count anyone out’

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt on her rise to the national political stage, seizing opportunities and being a sports mom By Allison Law Katie Britt –


Better with Butter

Photos and styling by Brooke Echols Cook of the Month: Wanda Monk, Cullman EC Wanda Monk estimates she’s had her winning recipe for Vanilla Wafer Cake

Worth the Drive

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.

Learn More

Alabama Rural Electric Association (AREA)

National Rural Electric Cooperative Assocition (NRECA)

Featured Video
Alabama Accordion Club

Alabama Accordion Club from AREA on Vimeo.

A look inside the Alabama Accordion Club. Featured in Alabama Living July 2018.


February 2024

Never miss a Story.

Sign up for our e-newsletter
Cookie policy
We use our own and third party cookies to allow us to understand how the site is used and to support our marketing campaigns.

Sign up for our e-newsletter

for the latest articles, news, events, announcements and alerts from Alabama Living