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Issue: September 2020

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Thanks to all our readers who’ve sent us photos of their travels.

Alabama Snapshots

Alabama Snapshots Stadiums

Even though many of us may not be visiting any stadiums this fall, our photos of past visits can bring back wonderful memories.

Cover Story

A Southern lady shares her kitchen with the world

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.

Pigskin parodies

Whether it’s a Tennessee fan nearly getting KO’d by a 38-30 loss to Georgia State or Alabama learning that they’ve been kicked out of the Playoff Club, the creative minds behind “SEC Shorts” continually find ways to poke fun at every team in the Southeastern Conference.

Where the eagles fly

It is more than a show. “War Eagle” represents Auburn University’s heritage, competitive battle cry, and often replaces hello and goodbye as salutations.


What to plant in the fall (and why)

A survey conducted by Scotts Miracle-Gro showed that, from March to July, some 21 million Americans took up gardening, most for the first time ever, and apparently they liked it.

Alabama People

Alabama People – Rick Pate

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.

Worth the Drive: Good Karma

First started as a food truck on Auburn University’s campus, Good Karma is a local Indian restaurant that has always focused more on takeout food than a dine-in experience.

Social Security

Social Security terms, in plain language

Some of the terms and acronyms people use when they talk about Social Security can be a little confusing. We’re here to help you understand all you need to know.

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