We talked to Rick Pate, Alabama’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries about how his background prepared him for heading up one of the state’s seven constitutional offices.
Story and photos by Miriam C. Davis In 2015, Tim Essary worked for several chefs in Atlanta. His sister, Tara Essary-Studdard, was a mixologist in
This recipe collection, The Best of Alabama Living, includes the magazine’s winning recipes from the past eight years, along with winners of AREA’s Alabama National Fair cooking contests. From delicious appetizers to main dishes and desserts, you’ll find more than 250 of your fellow Alabamians’ best dishes.
Bella Vista by the Creek
153 W. Main St., Prattville, AL 36067
Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Wednesday;
10:30 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday
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Alabama manages two hunting zones for doves. This year, the North Zone will open at noon on Sept. 5, a week earlier than usual. The first split lasts until Oct. 25. In the South Zone, Alabama sportsmen can start hunting doves at noon Sept. 12 through sunset Nov. 1. Sportsmen can again hunt doves statewide from Nov. 21-29 and from Dec. 12 through Jan. 10, 2021.
It started out simply. Brenda Hicks Gantt – retired educator, grandmother of five and seasoned home cook – set out to make a quick video to show some young women at her church how easy it is to make homemade biscuits.