Outdoors

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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 …

Deer Season Check List

September 26, 2019

The Great Outdoors Presented by: Mark’s Outdoors October 15, 2019 is opening day for bow hunting, which means it’s time for the final stages of getting your fields finished and stands placed. It’s also time to get your gun sighted in, and Mark’s Outdoors offers a free sight in with the purchase of two boxes …

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The Rich History of Old Baker Farm

September 26, 2019

Special Feature Nestled in the city of Harpersville, Ala., Old Baker Farm is a busy, family owned and operated farm – and has been for more than 200 years! Jerry Baker and his wife Pam are the fourth generation to farm cotton on the land. Jerry’s great grandfather, John Robert Baker, bought the land in …

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Readers’ Choices for Fall Family Fun!

September 25, 2019

Special Feature Congratulations to our Readers’ Choice Winners for Fall Family Fun!  After School Activity     Girl Scouts of North Central Alabama Dining                               Magnolia Café Entertainment                 Old Baker Farm Recreation          …