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'Sweet Grown Alabama' is just peachy

By Randy Tatano It’s not a song, but it has Alabama farmers singing its praises. If you’ve ever wondered whether the fruits and vegetables...

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Answering questions for holiday beach-goers

By Craig Monger   While holiday vacationers prepare for trips to the Gulf, questions remain about the availability of properties and...

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Student at University of Alabama opens barbershop

By Craig Monger   A student at the University of Alabama is showing his industrious side by starting a barbershop within walking distance...

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Coping with grief and loss during the holiday season

By Craig Monger   Celebrating the holidays in light of the past year and a half may bring many negative emotions.   While the holidays...

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Five kernels of corn: a Thanksgiving lesson

By Casey Asher When I was growing up, my family had a tradition on Thanksgiving Day, one we probably picked up during our brief time...

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This is the 400th anniversary of the first Thanksgiving

By Brandon Moseley Four-hundred years ago, in the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims invited their Wampanoag Indian friends to a feast celebrating...

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Governor Ivey supports student veterans’ Operation Iron Ruck

By Brandon Moseley Operation Iron Ruck is underway. Operation Iron Ruck is an effort by members of the Auburn Student Veterans Association...

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Alabama businesses struggling to find workers: Tips for employers to avoid ‘The Great Resignation’

By Nicole Allshouse Ky Gregory is an Alabama business owner. For the past 12 years, he has run Southern Precision Staffing. Essentially,...

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Colors of fall and why leaves change colors

By Craig Monger As the weather changes around the state, so do the colors that saturate the beautiful landscape.  Leaves can go from...

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LocalAlabama striving to restore liberties and educate the public

By Andrea Tice   A new type of political networking emerging in Alabama is genuinely organic and grassroots at its core. How could...

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Family Tradition: East Alabama family legacy continues through generations

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor After more than a year of facing unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19, teachers continue to break...

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Former Alabama AG Troy King launches a country music podcast

By Brandon Moseley Former Alabama Attorney General Troy King has had quite a career, and now he is dipping into classic country music. King...

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Alabama woman battling cancer starts non-profit

By Craig Monger An Alabama woman is making gift boxes for those enduring chemo while battling stage IV cancer herself.   Emily and...

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Macon County man uses strawberries to teach students about agriculture.

By Craig Monger A Macon County man has been helping children at George Washington Carver Elementary School (GWCES) learn about gardening...

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St. Clair County school tax elections have mixed results

By Brandon Moseley The overwhelming majority of voters who came out to vote on the proposed St. Clair County schools tax referendum...

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South Alabama principal creates 'Vocabulary Parade' to improve literacy

By Randy Tatano Every little girl knows what a princess is. But how many of them know the term “royalty?” Well, if the kids at Flomaton...

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Project underway to replace trees downed in tornado at state park

By Craig Monger   Oak Mountain State Park is receiving help from a family-owned business to replace trees that were destroyed by a...

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Tuberville and colleagues travel to Southeast Asia to support U.S. Military

By Brandon Moseley U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) recently visited with key allies and partners in a tour of Southeast Asia as...

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Auburn eagle to make final public appearance on Gameday at age 25

By Brandon Moseley Auburn fans will get their last opportunity to see the bald eagle Spirit as she makes her final Jordan-Hare Stadium...

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Big Oak Ranch serves children with humility and gratitude

By Terry Schrimscher More than 2000 children have grown up at the Big Oak Ranch since it was founded in 1974. The Alabama-based Christian...

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Photo Gallery: 2021 National Veterans Day Parade

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor The 74th annual National Veterans Day Parade in Birmingham was a success, despite rain and cooler...

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The history of Veteran's Day and its Alabama origin

By Hannah Caver, The Trussville Tribune The historian for National Veterans Day in Birmingham wants to educate citizens on the significance...

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South Alabama recipe for a bowl of soup that lasts for years

By Randy Tatano When you go out to a restaurant, you might take home some leftovers in a to-go box. You do not take home the dinner...

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Miss USA inspiring children of incarcerated parents through her own experience

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor To look at her now, you can see Miss USA 2020 has it all together. Glance past her beautiful smile...

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Chronic Wasting Disease: prevention in Alabama

By Craig Monger   The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF),...

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Tom Bradford honored for lifetime of service

By Craig Monger   Some people might say that Tom Bradford has the touch of King Midas, because it seems as if everything he has put...

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One size does not fit all: Sink family urges COVID patients to be more involved in treatment

By Nicole Allshouse An Alabama family is spreading awareness about options people have once they are admitted into the hospital for...

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