In the late 1800′s, a pioneer named Stephen Tuttle Thompson founded a small community on Brindlee Mountain in North Alabama. He wanted to name the town after his son, A-rad. Unfortunately, when the request for a post office was finally granted, a clerical error designated the town as Arab.
Prime coastal habitat, sea turtles, marine mammals, birds, and oysters in Alabama will benefit from the recent approval of almost $100 million in funding from the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) process that distributes restoration funds from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement.
Radcliff Menge’s roots run deep in our state right down to the rivers which extend all the way to the Mobile-Tensaw Delta, but it was his days as an attorney in New York which led him to start his line of clothing named after the river where he grew up with his grandfather.
Featuring over 125 works of public art in the 16 counties in North Alabama, the North Alabama Mural Trail encourages residents and visitors alike to travel across the region to view incredible street art paintings while learning about the history of the cities and communities in an artistic way.
Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association represents 16 counties in North Alabama promoting tourism and travel into the region. Now they hope their recently released publication, Stunning Wedding Venues will attract brides-to-be to plan their wedding in the region.
Fort Rucker is known around the world for not only helicopter pilots but training all types of Combat Aviation Leaders, but the scope of the base also includes the Army Aviation Museum where the history of Army Aviation in general and specifically the helicopter is told.
Belinda Floyd has spent a lifetime dedicated to children and music. The Birmingham native and Stillman College graduate spent more than three decades in the Birmingham City School System involved in passing her love of music along to generations of children.
Set for August 5-8, 2021, the annual World’s Longest Yard Sale, a once-a-year, 690-mile shopping trip, brings thousands of bargain hunters and treasure seekers to the scenic Lookout Mountain region for the ultimate yard sale experience.
In 1946 a man named Milo Carlton started selling hamburgers in downtown Birmingham. Seventy-five years later, the Milo’s name is synonymous with burgers, fries, a secret sauce and giving what Milo called a little something extra.
The UAB Peony Project began in the hope of gifting a painting of a flower to one woman struggling with addiction during pregnancy, as a sign of hope and solidarity with her. Then, the program grew in a broader effort to bring awareness to the need for care and treatment of addiction in pregnancy.
Hubert Farms in New Market is one such operation and their most recent crop is a far cry from the cotton and corn grown in The Tennessee Valley for generations. Theirs, then, is a story of changing times and tulips!