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Glenwood expands services in Avondale

Due to high demand for services for individuals with autism and other mental health concerns, Glenwood, Inc. is expanding in Avondale for the fourth...

Nick Saban, Miss Terry detail significance of ‘life-changing’ Habitat for Humanity homes

During Saturday's edition of ESPN's "College GameDay," the sports network gave viewers an inside look at Nick and Terry Saban's charitable impact on the...

Regions Bank celebrates Christmas season with Birmingham HQ tower light display

After months in the making, the Regions Center tower in downtown Birmingham has once again staked its claim as the Magic City's tallest holiday...

Space One Eleven is an Alabama Bright Light illuminating art

In 1986, Peter Prinz noticed artists in Alabama did not have many places to exhibit their work. He decided to do something, and the...

Alabama publisher releases anthology of ‘gritty’ Southern Christmas stories

A new book from Gritty South, an imprint of Bluewater Publications, aims to remove the rose-tinted lenses and cut the sugar-plum sweetness often associated with...

Coffee shop coming to Alabama focuses on the ‘ability in disability’

A new coffee shop is coming to Auburn that is working to shift the way people view individuals with disabilities. North-Carolina-based Bitty & Beau’s Coffee is planning...

Old Glory Lookout at Cheaha State Park becomes home to retired American flags

Cheaha State Park in Delta, Alabama, will soon become the final resting place for the ashes of retired American flags no longer fit for...

University of Montevallo fishing team earns second School of the Year title

The University of Montevallo’s bass fishing team has earned its second School of the Year title after topping more than 200 collegiate fishing programs...

Explore Alabama’s Civil Rights Trail in Tuskegee

In the 1950s and 1960s, the Civil Rights Movement changed the course of history in America forever. Many of the places that created the...

Plating Change Initiative plans to feed 5,000 people in central Alabama

The national recreational-vehicle dealer Camping World, Baumhower’s Victory Grill, and the University of Alabama’s basketball program are teaming up for a full-court press against...

Legacy of Harold A. Franklin, Auburn University’s first African American student, preserved at dedication ceremony

The legacy of Harold A. Franklin, Auburn University’s first African American student, will live on forever through a specially designed desegregation marker expanse that was...

University of Alabama study: Avoid travel after dark during Thanksgiving week

A study of Thanksgiving week vehicle crash data from the past five years in Alabama shows travel after dark increases risk for crashes and...

Auburn raptor center show Nov. 26 to feature bald eagles Spirit, Indy

Auburn University’s Southeastern Raptor Center will hold a special Football, Fans and Feathers show at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26, featuring retired bald eagle...

Listen: Have you ever felt like you aren’t enough? If so, you’re not alone

Sometimes, the feeling of not being enough is so overwhelming that it keeps you from the plans and purpose God has for you. In the...

SoulGrown releases 2021 Gift Guide featuring Alabama’s best experiences

This holiday season give the gift of an incredible experience that can only be found in Alabama. SoulGrown has all the best places, spaces,...

Alabama, Auburn students set to kick off Operation Iron Ruck march for veteran suicide awareness

University of Alabama and Auburn University student veterans this week will partake in a ruck march in an effort to bring awareness to veteran...

Federal grant will support urban agriculture and community gardens in Birmingham

A federal grant will provide a big boost to a new program spearheaded by Jones Valley Teaching Farm that’s designed to help expand the local food...

Alabama’s rich culture, history told on Mural Trail throughout state

An old steam locomotive pulls into downtown Valley Head, Alabama. A cloud of pale gray smoke puffs out of its chimney, whistling as it billows...

Philanthropic support gives UAH COS undergraduate Sidney Martin opportunity to intern at Harvard Medical School

Sidney Martin says his prestigious summer internship experiences with Harvard Medical School, Broad Summer Research Program, MIT and Boston Children’s Hospital could not have...

Where to order Thanksgiving takeout in Central and South Alabama

To cook or not to cook? That is the Thanksgiving question. Some of us are gluttons for the opportunity to prepare a glorious meal. Some...

Where to order Thanksgiving takeout in Birmingham

Cooking a bountiful Thanksgiving spread is a multi-day effort. My detailed battle plan for this year’s holiday meal starts with grocery shopping on Saturday...

Where to order Thanksgiving takeout in North Alabama

Why spend days cooking Thanksgiving dinner when you can order up a full feast for your family or friends? If you need or want a...

Blazers Against Hunger: how Blazer Kitchen provides food and compassion

In 2015, Tamika Bright had worked at the University of Alabama at Birmingham for just one week before a tragic incident changed her life. In an...

AWF cook-off draws crowd on Gulf Coast

The scene at the Blue Gill Restaurant in Baldwin County provided hope that Alabama is returning to some sort of normalcy after a long...