Outdoors

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One Game at a Time: Birmingham Legion’s Jake Rufe

August 31, 2020

Cover Story Jake Rufe said he could have never imagined that he’d be playing for Birmingham’s professional soccer team, but he knows that God’s plans are always bigger and better than anything he could have foreseen. Rufe, a Huntsville native who played club soccer in high school in the Birmingham area, joined Birmingham Legion FC …

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Restoration Ride: By God’s Grace

August 31, 2020

Special Feature Brought to you by: Community Partner State Farm, www.ThomasWaters.com “By God’s grace I am here. I have been the beneficiary of God’s ocean of grace,” explains Thomas Waters as he remembers the bike ride he took through Irondale two years ago. “I felt the car’s front end hit me and the next thing …

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First Time Gardening Tips

July 29, 2020

Our House Gardening! Have you ever tried it or have you been intimated by the very thought of it? Honestly, I would have never dreamed that I would be good at plant care. Because I have always had a love for plants and flowers, I decided to step out and give it a try this …

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Outdoor Fun with Eternal Impact

July 20, 2020

Mission Makers Golfers and Clay Shooters – how would you like to take your game to the next level?  What’s better than crushing a long drive or vaporizing a clay target? The answer is… being able to crush that drive or bust that clay to help Sav-A-Life Shelby save babies and minister to young women …

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Readers’ Choice for Summer Fun: Camp Sumatanga!

June 25, 2020

Special Feature The winner of our 2020 Favorite Summer Spot/Activity Reader Survey is Camp Sumatanga! Tiger-Rock Martial Arts and Riverview Camp for Girls were close runner ups. Thank you to each reader who completed the survey! Congratulations to Bethany G. from Alabaster for winning a $75 Gift Card to The Trak Shak! Readers’ Choice Winner …

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Outdoor Makeover Central! Aquascapes

June 25, 2020

Shop Local Dress up your outdoor living area with beautiful outdoor accessories from locally owned and operated DSLD Land Management Aquascapes. Right now the comprehensive water garden boutique is offering customers amazing  discounts on garden statuary and décor as well as 40% off all birding items including feeders, houses and food- while they last. Also …

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3 Tips for Choosing Roof Colors for a Beautiful Home

May 29, 2020

Our House Brought to you by: Community Partner Hinkle Roofing, www.HinkleRoofing.com Your roof is a major element of your home’s curb appeal. It’s one of the most visible parts of your home’s exterior color scheme, so you need to choose the right roof color. Additionally, roof color affects energy efficiency. Dark-colored roofs retain heat and …

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Summer at Southern Preparatory Academy

May 28, 2020

Grand Re-Opening  Nestled in the pines of central Alabama, our massive campus offers the chance of a lifetime to get outside, disconnect from electronics, and be active. We offer three summer camp sessions, each full of activities designed to challenge our campers to establish lifelong friendships. Leadership Camps: June 14-June 27 and July 5-18. Activities …

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Chief Meteorologist Ashley Gann on how to Weather Life Well

April 30, 2020

Cover Story Would you move into a RV with your three young children and spouse? That is exactly what CBS 42 Chief Meteorologist Ashley Gann did more than four months ago and calls it an amazing family experience! Here’s a look into the life of this trailblazer who gives God all the glory. Life as …

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4 Dangers of DIY Roof Repairs

April 29, 2020

Our House Brought to you by: Community Partner Hinkle Roofing, www.HinkleRoofing.com There has never been an occasion when a DIY roof repair is a good idea. Even if you have all the time (and confidence) in the world, and regardless of the task at hand, always leave the job to professionals. In addition to being …

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