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GAA details its proposal criteria for potential airport property purchasers

The Gadsden Airport Authority set a time Aug. 20 to hear proposals from prospective buyers/leasers of the 88-acre parcel of property identified as a proposed site for a Pilgrim's Pride rendering plant. The authority also has established criteria for prospective buyers/leasers, detailing what it wants to hear for any parties...
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New species of ginger at dam

Walking in the deep woods of Alabama, Brian Finzel was planning to capture photos of what he thought was a common plant species…until he examined an unusual bloom in a patch of Hexastylis, commonly known as wild ginger. As a professional plant life photographer and teacher of biology at St....
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Just call her the tomato queen

The Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce’s own Emily Mayer won three out of four divisions in the 2021 Marshall County Tomato Taste Off on July 16. She won “Best Heirloom Tomato,” “Best Cherry Tomato” and “Best Tomato (People’s Choice)” for her cherry tomato. Emily grew up in Guntersville but moved...
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JOHN F. FLOYD: A tale of two offers, and outlooks

If you think the sale of Gadsden Airport Authority property to Pilgrim’s Pride for an animal parts rendering plant is a can of “worms,” I think there are financial questions regarding the Northeast Alabama Regional Airport that could make that controversy look mild in comparison. The rendering plant controversy should...
Marshall County,

Food – A fun time at tomato taste-off

Last week, I had the honor of being a judge for the "Marshall County Tomato Taste Off" presented by the Marshall County Extension Office. The event, held at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Guntersville, was filled with those young and young at heart, with one. passion: their love...
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Trader Joe’s sign up; When will store open?

Here’s a sign that will bring a smile to many in Madison County. Huntsville’s MidCity District posted a photo to Facebook yesterday showing the “Trader Joe’s” sign is up at the development. MidCity is a mixed-use community under construction along University Drive at the site of the former Madison Square Mall. The development is already home to TopGolf, Dave & Buster’s and REI Co-Op.
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Home and Farm - Fear the swarm: Fire ants in Air

An itching, burning, red fire ant sting is enough to agitate any big toe. Now imagine a swarm of fire ants heading your way in the air. Run for the hills. Unfortunately, according to Alabama Extension Entomologist Xing Ping Hu, this horrific phenomenon is a reality. From spring through late fall, swarms of fire ants take to the skies to mate.

‘Got lucky’ on ascent of Denali

Matt Millard of Guntersville is on a quest to climb the highest mountain on each of the 7 continents. He scratched another one off the list earlier this summer when he ascended Denali, the Alaskan mountain that is the highest peak in North America. The feat of climbing Denalis is an achievement all its own, but Matt did just 6 weeks or so after having COVID.
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Discover Lots Of Hidden Treasures At Antiques And Sweets, One Of Alabama’s Best Antique Stores

Here in the South, antique shops are becoming more and more popular every day. You can’t travel far without seeing at least a couple of them, especially in Alabama. Alabama boasts many antique shops filled with treasures that’ll remind you of yesteryear. One in particular is Antiques and Sweets, which you can learn about below. […] The post Discover Lots Of Hidden Treasures At Antiques And Sweets, One Of Alabama’s Best Antique Stores appeared first on Only In Your State.

Shops of Scottsboro break ground on new shopping center

On Thursday morning, the city of Scottsboro held an event on the Northwest corner of Highway 72 and Highway 35 where a new shopping center featuring Publix will open in 2022. The project represents six years of work between White Development and the city of Scottsboro, spanning multiple mayors and city councils. Despite the long effort, today served as a celebration of that long process and the hard work put in to make it happen.

Mimi’s now open in Guntersville

Mimi’s Country Kitchen & Bakery has opened up in a brand-new location on Rayburn Avenue in Guntersville. Selling everything from tasty desserts to delicious savory meals, Mimi’s offers a variety of baked goods and owner Linda Burlbaugh is ecstatic about the move to Guntersville from Grant. “I was in Grant...

Swim team mascot needs good home

When Amanda East came to work at the Guntersville Parks and Recreation Department one Monday in early June, she was surprised to see a dog there. A co-worker picking up trash on Highway 69 let her know that the stray dog - a black and white female - had been clinging to him all morning, following him straight to the Rec Center. Although it took some coaxing to finally get her inside, it wasn’t long before the dog with the piercing blue eyes and sweet disposition started hanging around the pool deck with the lifeguards.
Etowah County,

Job Posting Animal Control Officer

Job announcement for Animal Control Officer. See attached job description. Animal Control Officer –CCO5 — 07-20-21 Download application, complete, scan and email to Or, you may mail or deliver your completed application to 800 Forrest Ave. Suite 207, Gadsden, AL 35901.

Tomato Pie, Stir Fry Garden Vegetables and Rice Pudding Deluxe

Bake frozen pie crust five to seven minutes. Place tomato slices in bottom of pie shell and top with crumbled bacon. Combine cheese and mayonnaise. Pour over tomatoes. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes. Andy’s Note: This recipe was given to me by a co-worker at Gaston...

MLF Pro Circuit to fish G'ville

Major League Fishing (MLF), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced last week the schedule for the 2022 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at a live event held at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) tradeshow in Orlando, Florida. Lake Guntersville was selected to be the fourth stop of the...