Outdoors

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Roof Replacement: Signs You Need a New Roof

January 25, 2020

Our House Brought to you by: Community Partner Hinkle Roofing, www.HinkleRoofing.com Most people don’t expect their roof to spring a leak until it’s too late. Don’t wait until water pours through the ceiling and the rest of your home. Hinkle Roofing, your trusted roofing company, suggests a roof inspection twice a year. What are the various …

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40 Years of Equipping Families to Enjoy the Great Outdoors!

December 28, 2019

The Great Outdoors  presented by: Mark’s Outdoors. A special thanks from the family at Mark’s Outdoors for allowing us to serve you for 40 years! Our doors opened in January of 1980 as a small tackle store and has expanded to what you see today! From five employees and less than 2,000 square feet to …

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How to Keep Your Siding in Good Shape this Winter

December 27, 2019

Our House Brought to you by: Community Partner Hinkle Roofing, www.HinkleRoofing.com With winter now fast approaching, your home and its components should be ready for what the season will bring. The temperature drop can do a number on your roof, replacement windows, and siding. However, they can better withstand the weather if they are well-maintained. …

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4 Ways to Make a Roofing Project Less Disruptive for Tenants

November 24, 2019

Our House Brought to you by: Community Partner Hinkle Roofing, www.HinkleRoofing.com A roof replacement on a residential building means disruption to its occupants. Usually, building owners and tenants understand that roofing jobs are part of the structure’s upkeep and may cause some distractions. Here are four ways to make your project less disruptive to your …

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Celebrate Christmas & More at Stone Mountain Park!

October 28, 2019

12 Gifts of Christmas  Each day of Stone Mountain Christmas (November 16-January 5), you can enjoy park attractions including Summit Skyride, Scenic Railroad, and more! Then, immerse yourself in holiday magic with evenings full of festive music, millions of dazzling lights and visits from some of your favorite holiday characters including Rudolph, Clarice, and Bumble …

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The American Village Celebrates 20 Years

October 28, 2019

Special Feature  The American Village in Montevallo is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. When it opened on November 30, 1999, only four buildings existed – including the original Barn that remained from the time when the campus was a working cattle farm. Today there are more than 20 buildings, inspired by some of our …

Great Gifts for Those Who Love the Outdoors

October 28, 2019

The Great Outdoors If you’re struggling with gift ideas this holiday season, the staff at Mark’s Outdoors is ready to help. Check out these great finds in stock and waiting for you. Bright, Clear & Crisp. When you look through a set of Zeiss binoculars, you view nature in a whole new way. Mark’s Outdoors …

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Beware of Roofing Scams

October 28, 2019

Home for the Holidays Brought to you by: Community Partner Hinkle Roofing, www.HinkleRoofing.com A roofing project is an important investment, and as such, time and money are always at stake in an effort to make the home look and function better. Tackling this head-on, however, involves making critical decisions, sometimes under pressure. Unfortunately, this dynamic …

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Are Bugs Attracted to Holiday Lights?

October 28, 2019

Home for the Holidays We all know bugs like lamps and bright lights. All you have to do is look up at a streetlight after sunset to see a swarm of insects gather. Typically, you only have to worry about the porch light, and even then, there are outdoor lighting options that will not attract …

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Join the Walk to END EPILEPSY

September 26, 2019

Healthy Living  The Epilepsy Foundation of Alabama will host the statewide Walk to END EPILEPSY® on November 2, 2019 at Railroad Park from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. This family friendly walk brings the community together to affect change through care, advocacy, research and education. Over a lifetime, one in 10 people will have a …