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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          …

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Kathie Lee Gifford: Grounded in God’s Word of Hope

June 25, 2019

“Trust Him. Let Him love you like He wants to love you.”  Those were the parting words of hope that Kathie Lee Gifford left millions of viewers with earlier this year on her last day as a part of the Today Show. Her final words were backed up with God’s Word as she quoted on …

Great Escapes: The More You Travel, The Farther You’ll Go!

July 25, 2018

Healthy Living We all know how great it feels to get away, but do you know how important those vacation days are for your health and well-being? Trips away are good for our body and soul. And as it turns out, adding mileage to your vacation can also increase your longevity. According to an article published by U.S. News & World …

12 Springtime Auto Care Tips

February 25, 2018

Under the Hood presented by Franklin Automotive Spring is one of the prime times for auto maintenance. The first wash and wax on a warm Saturday afternoon is liberating. Winter’s gloom (to say nothing of the dirt and grime) is literally washed away. Take out the gloves and ice scraper and store them ‘til next …

Great Get-Away at Historic Boone Cabin

February 22, 2018

Tucked away on the wooded banks of Lake Tuscaloosa, the 1820s Boone Cabin provides historic charm, modern features, and breathtaking views of the lake. Boone newspapers graciously donated the home to The University of Alabama in honor of Mrs. Frances Boone. With renovations that maintain the historic integrity of the home, the venue is now …

Car Maintenance 101

August 24, 2017

Under the Hood presented by Franklin Automotive Just like everyone needs a doctor that they trust and regular checkups, every car owner should have a maintenance and repair facility that they trust. While a doctor keeps your medical records so that he or she can advise you about your health, a good mechanical shop will …

Do you have your STAR-ID yet?

August 24, 2017

Money Matters presented by: Vision Financial Group In response to terrorism committed against the U.S. and to help ensure the safety of our fellow citizens, the U.S. Congress passed the real ID act of 2005. The act requires individual states to modify and enhance their procedures and standards for issuance of state driver’s licenses and …

Birmingham Volunteers Share God’s Love in Moldova

May 26, 2017

Mission Makers “How beautiful the feet that carry the Gospel of peace to the fields of injustice and the valleys of need. To be a voice of hope and healing, to answer the cries of the hungry and helpless with the mercy of Christ.” As I joined in singing these words from the “Compassion Hymn,” …

The Great Outdoors

July 26, 2016

Packed & Ready for the Next Excursion! Vacation, vacation, vacation. That’s what summer is all about, right? Whether you are spending time with the family at the beach soaking in the strong summer sun, or looking for that next hill to climb to check off your summer bucket list, you need to be prepared with …

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