One of the fastest non-motorized sports in The World Games will be held at one of the most historic venues in downtown Birmingham. The parking lot at the former Powell Steam Plant is being converted into a course to host the inline speed skating competition July 8-11. Skaters can reach...
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Auburn University student Rachel Ruhlin never expected the lessons she learned in her audiology class might potentially save her father’s life, but that’s exactly what happened earlier this year. Ruhlin — an incoming senior from Eden Prairie, Minnesota, studying Speech, Language and Hearing Science in the College of...
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The University of Alabama recently dedicated the Judy Bonner Child Development Center in honor of the university’s first female president. The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees passed a resolution in February to rename the Child Development Research Center in recognition of Bonner’s dedication and service to UA.
I often refer to easy, quick meals like this Cream Cheese Bacon Chicken Pasta as the type of recipe that’s perfect for busy weeknights when the kids are in school and we’re all running in a hundred different directions. The thing is, though, it’s not just when school is in session that we’re looking for easy recipes – at least at our house. We’re pretty much always looking for things that we can get on the table without a lot of fuss and with ingredients we already have in the house. You’d think that as a recipe developer that wouldn’t be the case. But I think it’s one of those “cobbler’s children have no shoes” things. When I’m in the kitchen all day, I rarely want to spend tons of time cooking supper.
Highs will be in the upper 80s to the upper 90s from east to west.
Statewide summary: Home sales in the state rebounded in May, rising 1.9% from one year ago even as mortgage rates and home sales prices continue to trend upward. Housing demand remains well above pre-COVID levels, with May sales 14.3% above the five-year average. However, the housing market is likely to cool off somewhat as mortgage rates are now above 6%. Home sales in the state are expected to decline by 5-10% from last year’s pace by year’s end.
Alabama Power is using some of its properties to help boost pollination. Pollinator plots can be found at a number of Alabama Power sites, including The Preserves. As we near the end of Pollinator Week, Alabama Power Shorelines and Recreation team leader Josh Yerby and Alabama Cooperative Extension System pollinator expert Dani Carol share the top five things to know about pollinator plots.
Do chicken fingers really belong on a list of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama?. Anyone who asks that question has obviously never had Guthrie’s Chicken Fingers and Sauce. The restaurant that started in Haleyville decided to focus on its chicken fingers as it expanded to other cities. A sauce was created to pair with the perfectly breaded chicken tenders and a legend was born.
The report highlights positive changes driven by nonprofits across the state.
Highs will be in the mid 90s to the lower 100s.
Ed Farm hosted its inaugural Future of Learning Summit this week at the Fennec event space in Birmingham. The two-day professional learning event featured nationally renowned keynote speakers, Apple learning specialists, educational technology partners and community organizations who all focused on preparing educators with a future-focused mindset for teaching and learning in the digital age.
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) announced today that Alabama Power has earned two of its prestigious Emergency Response Awards for recovery and assistance efforts following Winter Storm Landon and the March 30 string of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes that passed through the state. “It is an honor to be recognized...
Gov. Kay Ivey joined leaders of Farpoint Development and the Macon County Economic Development Authority Wednesday to launch an ambitious project to build the Regional East Alabama Logistics (REAL) Park, which aims to supercharge economic growth in the Tuskegee region. The groundbreaking ceremony comes as Farpoint begins construction on the...
Enjoy the best in summer concerts. Summer performances are underway through Sunday, Sept. 4 at OWA in Foley. Fans will see performances by Isaiah Mercado as Bruno Mars, Nellie Norris as Katy Perry, Nae Cullors as Michael Jackson and more. The show features high-energy dancers, backup vocalists, a live band, costumes, elaborate theatrical sets and a full array of special effects. Performances will be at the OWA Theater Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 4 p.m.
Today's highs will be in the mid 90s to the lower 100s.
From the flowers we appreciate to the food we eat and even the clothes we wear and the wood that builds our homes, pollinators play a vital role in keeping things growing. It’s helpful to acknowledge the work of pollinators like bees and butterflies during Pollinator Week but aiding pollination is something we all can help do all year. In this video, experts from the Alabama Wildlife Federation, Alabama Power and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System offer education and advice when it comes to pollinator health.