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Faith and Culture

NASA’s Artemis mission has distinctive Auburn University flavor

“‘War Eagle!’ is written somewhere inside that vehicle. I’m not going to say where, or who put it there, but I can assure you,...

Federal award to help University of Alabama electrify Crimson Ride

With nearly $8 million in federal transit money, the University of Alabama will replace a quarter of its transit system buses with electric buses, reducing emissions...

Alabama’s Natural Bridge Park is a marvel

Alabama is full of scenic views and gorgeous landscapes, regardless of what part of the state you are in, but a small-town wonder in...

New retail store at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport celebrates U.S. Civil Rights Trail

Birmingham and Alabama were focal points of America’s civil rights movement. Commemorating the roles the city and state played is the focus of the...

New culinary science center opens in Auburn with luxury hotel, restaurant, and food hall

Auburn University’s hospitality management program takes a great leap forward this month with the opening of the Tony & Libba Rane Culinary Science Center,...

Wild at Heart party will boost habitats, education at Birmingham Zoo

Walking through the gates of the Birmingham Zoo, guests journey through immersive exhibits featuring 550 animals from six continents and installations that resemble Asia, Africa,...

Alabama event to exhibit rare Spider Martin photos at Beth El Civil Rights Experience

Birmingham’s pivotal and turbulent role in the civil rights movement is well documented and studied throughout the U.S. and around the world. Launched in 2020,...

Day-in-the-life of University of Alabama president Dr. Stuart Bell

Have you ever wondered what the President of a University does on a daily basis? Well, we have the inside scoop of typical day-in-the-life...

Sunday Reflections: On second chances

It was a fearful time in 2006 when a number of rural churches were burned in Alabama. I remember a deacon's meeting in which we...

From leukemia patient to pediatric nurse at Children’s of Alabama

For young children, hospitals with their noises, alarms and constant bustling of people can be intimidating. For Serenity Lane, hospitals became her second home...

More than 250 Air Jordan 5 replicas to be on view at Auburn University museum

A new exhibition titled “Andy Yoder: Overboard,” featuring more than 250 sculptural sneakers — constructed from recycled packing from well-known brands such as Lego,...

‘It’s about glorifying the Lord’: Alabama sheriff’s church program gives hope to inmates

For DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden, fulfilling the duties of his job of protecting the citizenry extends to providing opportunities for inmates to become...

Two litters of Capybara pups born at Montgomery Zoo

The Montgomery Zoo Animal Care team recently announced the birth of one female and six male Capybara pups. In a release, the zoo announced the...

Iconic Alabama character from ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ explored in exhibit at Gadsden Museum of Art

Sixty years after the release of the film adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” a new exhibit at the Gadsden Museum of Art examines the character of Atticus...

Where to find Alabama’s best biscuits

What is it about Alabama biscuits? The best—airy and light—are a quintessentially Southern food that is equally at home in a diner or inside...

Visit Lake Guntersville with world-renown paddler Ken Whiting

GUNTERSVILLE — Lake Guntersville was featured on the most recent season of “Facing Waves”, a travel paddling show on Bally Sports Southeast. The episode was carried...

Sunday Reflections: Preaching to the choir

It was one of the worst blunders of all time when Major John Armstrong said, “Baltimore’s the thing.” Armstrong was Secretary of War under President...

Evangeline’s crab cakes one of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama

A good crab cake is a combination of great ingredients, a perfect ratio of crab meat and proven technique. That could be why the Crab...

Alabama partners unite to prepare Walker County, Jasper students for tech careers

Students in Walker County will now have the opportunity to gain greater experience in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers, thanks to a...

PETA asks Joe Namath to donate vintage fur coat to animal rights organization

Legendary University of Alabama quarterback Joe Namath recently announced his intentions to auction off one of his iconic 1970s fur coat. Upon getting wind of...

Listen: Attorney Jim Foster shares his faith and how a diagnosis changed his life

If you were diagnosed with a terminal illness, what would you change about your life? Jim Foster was faced with this situation and chose to...

United Way of East Central Alabama helps community recover from pandemic

For nearly 70 years, the United Way of East Central Alabama (UWECA) has been serving the community, supporting a range of programs and services that have...

Discover a world-renowned rare doll shop in Homewood

It all started with a 1930s Shirley Temple doll for Mary Charles Robbins. Living in a home with no radio, before television, dolls provided...

Sunday Reflections: When Hollywood comes to town

During our years in Selma, Ala., two movie production crews came to the city. The first was the crew of “Blue Sky,” who filmed at...