Mooresville, pop. 59, has stories to tell By Jennifer Crossley Howard If Alabama had hamlets, Mooresville would be its poster child.  The town, which looks more like a village, sits tucked behind the Wheeler Wildlife Refuge, right off I-565, between Decatur and Huntsville. It is just out of...
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By Minnie Lamberth The 16 bronze relief sculptures installed on granite bases at the foot of the Alabama State Capitol take visitors on a journey through pivotal moments in Alabama history.  “Each of those moments represents something that was kind of a watershed for the...
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By Jennifer Crossley Howard Tucked away in the corner of one of Alabama’s oldest towns is 1818 Farms, where calendula, zinnia, coneflower and more seem to glow neon against heavy clouds.  Owner and founder Natasha McCrary cracked open a white bachelor’s button revealing an intricate...
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Alabama museums to open doors for free Sept. 18 Smithsonian magazine has designated Saturday, Sept. 18 as the 17th annual Museum Day, an initiative in

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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

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Fresh, local and healthy is on the menu

By Lenore Vickrey Resa Bates and Allan Bloodworth know a thing or two about running restaurants.  Resa started as a 12-year-old helping out on the

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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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Nap time. August 2021 Snapshots

“I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything till noon. That’s when it’s time for my nap.” Bob Hope Submit “Pumpkins” photos by August 31.

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AREA, Trenholm, Alabama Power to partner to train linemen Electric utilities have a great demand for trained lineworkers, and a new program will allow those

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