Friday, November 24, 2017

I love Mobile

By Hardy Jackson I grew up 100 or so miles north of Mobile. I love it. I love its quirky people. I love the way things...

Celebrate fall at the Cotton Pickin’ Pumpkin Patch

By Ann Cipperly Whether you are baking pies or carving a happy face for a child’s party, pumpkins are a treat during the fall months....

Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers There have been quite a few political happenings in the Heart of Dixie during October. Birmingham has elected a new mayor. 36-year-old...

Prepare easy meals in slow cooker on busy days

By Ann Cipperly With the weather finally turning cooler, thoughts turn to heartier meals. Since fall is a busy time with many activities and meetings,...

Don’t forget

By Wendy Hodge   Pink water sprays from the courthouse fountain, pink bows are tied to lampposts, and the square is a sea of pink t-shirts,...

Inside the Statehouse

By Steve Flowers Now that the dust has settled from the Republican Senate primary, we can focus on the much-anticipated 2018 elections. Kay Ivey is definitely...

My first pair of reading glasses

By Jody Fuller I enjoy reading but haven’t read much in recent years. I used to read all the John Grisham books as soon as...

Dawgs defeat Chelsea 37-10

By D. Mark Mitchell The OHS Bulldog football team put a damper on Chelsea’s homecoming with a 37-10 win over the Hornets. Coach Caleb Ross is...

OHS defeats Helena 42-14

By D. Mark Mitchell The Opelika Bulldogs (4-3 overall, 2-1 in region) defeated homecoming opponent Helena 42-14 Friday night at Bulldog Stadium. The Huskies took...

The Great Flood of ’61

By Hardy Jackson In some parts of the state it has been a wet summer. Dry streams ran wet, creeks and rivers rose, lakes filled, and...