A serendipitous introduction

It all began with stand-up comedy. Once, when I was in LA (that’s Los Angeles, not Lower Alabama) for a meeting, I went to my first comedy club. For whatever reason, it filled me with the urge to get up and tell jokes. So I...
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Firing up one fuel-powered portable generator produces as much carbon monoxide (CO) as hundreds of combustion-engine cars, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Using a portable generator in a home, garage or too close to an enclosed area is like starting a parking lot...
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Scenery First Place – Mike Benton, Baldwin EMC Judge’s comment: There is something so serene about this image. I love the composition, the leading lines and the framing. Super nice light with the sunset and a great use of exposure here. Honorable Mention – Celeste...
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September Spotlight

Entries sought for Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald Young Writers Award The Fitzgerald Museum’s third annual Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald Young Writers Award is accepting submissions of portfolios

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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

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Hardy Jackson's Alabama

August, a time for revivals and reunions

Editor’s note: After 10 years, Hardy Jackson is retiring his monthly column for Alabama Living. His first column appeared in the magazine in February 2014

Alabama People

Discovering Alabama’s early history

Raised in a middle-income family in Fairhope, Dr. Ashley Dumas felt compelled to pursue a college degree that would guarantee a stable job and career.


International Cuisine

Food styling and photos: Brooke Echols Cook of the Month: John Sunyog, Cullman EC As a child growing up in the Detroit, Michigan, area, John

Worth the Drive

KayBri Desserts and Southern Venue:

Sweets, savory and more By Lenore Vickrey While in graduate school at Alabama A&M, Joni Harris started baking cakes for fun. A friend had invited

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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Alabama Accordion Club

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


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