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Faith and Culture

Alabama’s National Carbon Capture Center successfully tests carbon-reduction technology for concrete production

A pioneering technology that can permanently store carbon dioxide (CO2) in concrete blocks has gone through successful testing at the Alabama-based National Carbon Capture Center (NCCC). CarbonBuilt and...

Deaf and hard of hearing high schoolers learn about cybersecurity at UAH GenCyber Camp

Fifteen deaf and hard of hearing high school students from at least nine states are learning about cybersecurity and computer technologies this week during...

Why you should visit Abbeville, Alabama at least once

One of Alabama’s coolest small towns might be the state’s best hidden gem. It’s pretty hard to stumble upon Abbeville. There’s no interstate exit for...

Alabama, Hyundai have huge week in Marvel Cinematic Universe

Last week was a big one for Alabama in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The fictional Alabama town of Haven Hills was the setting for a key...

How Milo’s sweet tea became a phenomenon

Alison Pierce was 11 when she tried her first sips of Milo’s Famous Tea. Now the brand director at the Bessemer-based beverage company, she plans...

Miss Fancy the elephant returns triumphant to Birmingham’s Avondale Park

Miss Fancy has returned to her old stomping grounds at Avondale Park in Birmingham. For about 20 years, the huge elephant reigned supreme at the Avondale Zoo, the city’s...

Read about the plans for Urban Supply, Birmingham’s newest entertainment district

A Birmingham-based redevelopment firm is taking its next step toward creating a community gathering spot for fitness, fun, and food in the Magic City’s...

Live HealthSmart Alabama celebrates phase one improvements in Kingston

Live HealthSmart Alabama, a University of Alabama at Birmingham initiative, celebrated phase one improvements in the Kingston community at Stockham Park. These improvements are the culmination...

Why Peach Park in Clanton is a must-stop on summer road trips

It’s that time of the year, again, when beach vacationers traveling on Interstate 65 stop for peaches in Clanton. For nearly 40 years, the farm...

Power Moves: Stillman College President Cynthia Warrick creates partnership, impact and legacy

Culture is defined by its leadership. At Stillman College, Cynthia Warrick is the “rudder,” so to speak, in setting the course for the students and...

Alabama Power Service Organization, Leadership Autauga County unveil new playground

Children and families served by the Autauga County Department of Human Resources (ACDHR) now have a safe, fun place to play and spend time...

Remembering former Regions CEO Stan Mackin

Brian Mackin spent four days sorting through a tidal wave of texts, phone calls and emails remembering his father, Stan. The messages were constant:...

Why Sylacauga marble is known around the world

If you’ve ever visited the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. and stared up at the translucent marble ceiling, you’ve witnessed a piece of Alabama...

This city calls itself the ‘best small town in Alabama’

With a population of nearly 6,100, Jackson is technically defined as a city, but the folks who live and work here will quickly tell you otherwise. “We...

Officials break ground on whitewater park, entertainment district in Montgomery

Montgomery city and county officials and business leaders broke ground Thursday on a major project that will bring recreational amenities, entertainment and retail to...

Archers take aim against breast cancer in weekend tournament in Cullman

Cameron Mitchell helped put the “bull’s-eye” on the back of breast cancer. This weekend on June 12-13, more than 150 archers – experienced and amateurs...

Sheffield set to host annual Street Party on Saturday

If you have not been to Sheffield, one of the quad cities in Alabama's Shoals region, it is worth checking out. The city has undergone...

UAH CON faculty and staff volunteer to support Tyrosinemia Society

Nursing faculty and staff members at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), a part of The University of Alabama System, are giving back...

Driving HOPE mobilizes health care in central Alabama

Residents in central Alabama will now have easier access to key health care services thanks to Driving HOPE (Health, Outreach, Prevention and Education), a...

South Alabama pilot nurses a dream

Angelo Bautista always wanted to become a pilot, even as a little boy growing up in the Philippines, but he studied nursing at the University of...

Home-based food businesses can now thrive in Alabama

To help make ends meet for her family during the pandemic, Melissa Humble started selling French macaroons and other goodies she baked at her...

Huntsville student donates hair to kids fighting cancer ahead of starting Air Force Academy

Huntsville's Kieran Moise decided to give back in a big way this Memorial Day weekend. Moise, 17, is bound for the U.S. Air Force Academy,...

Tuberville: Memorial Day is a reminder ‘why I stand for the flag, and for our national anthem’

U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) this past week delivered remarks on the floor of the United States Senate ahead of Memorial Day, reflecting on...

Birmingham artist pays tribute to UAB program serving pregnant women battling addiction

At 14, Abbie began using drugs. At 16, she was convinced she would not live to see her 18th birthday. Then, at 22, she...