Outdoors

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Why You Should Never Ignore Soffit & Fascia Roof Damage

February 26, 2020

Our House  Brought to you by: Community Partner Hinkle Roofing, www.HinkleRoofing.com As a homeowner, it’s important to have basic knowledge of the different parts of your home so you can provide the best care and maintenance. Your roof, for instance, is made up of various components, and two essential parts that help keep it in …

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The American Village Turns 20!

February 25, 2020

Special Feature In a day of thanksgiving and grand ceremony, the American Village in Montevallo celebrated the 288th birthday of the Father of our Country, George Washington, alongside their own 20th Anniversary. An estimated 900 visitors attended activities throughout the day, including a Service of Thanksgiving in the Colonial Chapel, an Anniversary Convocation in a …

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The Success of a Call

February 24, 2020

The Great Outdoors: Mark’s Outdoors Spring turkey season kicks off March 21. Whether this is your first season or your fifteenth, one thing all turkey hunters agree upon is that turkey hunting takes work- especially perfecting your call. No matter what type of call you use, we are all trying to achieve one common goal, …

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Servant Leader: Vestavia’s Ben Cox

February 17, 2020

Special Feature Cheer on Vestavia’s Ben Cox as he bikes across America for people with disabilities! Cox, a sophomore at Troy University and a member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, will bike across America from California to Washington, D.C. in an annual cycling trip called The Journey of Hope. Cox plans to raise $15,000 for …

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Meet & Greet Exotic Animals at the Magnolia Festival!

February 14, 2020

Are We There Yet? It’s almost time for the 19th Annual Gardendale Magnolia Festival on April 17-18, 2020. With over 150 vendors, two stages of live entertainment, a pooch parade, car show, petting zoo/pony rides and more, the festival is fun for the whole family. On Saturday, the festival will welcome for the first time, …

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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 …

From Deer Season to Turkey Season

January 25, 2020

The Great Outdoors presented by: Mark’s Outdoors Deer Season Ends… February brings the end to yet another deer season and hopefully everybody had a bountiful one! When you pick up your meat from the processor, if you run out of room in the freezer or have more meat than you can use, share your harvest. …

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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 …