Three new franchises are joining Cordova Mall's food scene. Get to know them here.

Mall food has come a long way over the years, especially at Cordova Mall. Now, the restaurants along the mall’s perimeter as well as those tucked away inside the central food court have become lunch and dinner hotspots for a satisfying meal. It’s no surprise that the court's popularity has captured the attention of national franchisees looking for a busy place to land. Here are three new eateries to try out in Cordova Mall’s growing food scene.
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December weather outlook: What to expect and when it might snow

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Now that we have entered the realm of meteorological winter marking the coldest three months of the year (December-February), we start looking more intently for trends or guidance regarding the upcoming winter season. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center updated prediction for December calls for below-average temperatures over the Ohio Valley, and much […]
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What to Do During a Family Vacation in Destin, Florida

What if you could spend the day with your nearest and dearest while enjoying Destin, Florida’s gorgeous beaches, delicious restaurants, and warm Southern hospitality? Now you can, if you plan the right vacation. Planning the right family vacation can seem like a sea of adult decisions. But our extraordinary...

Noatuns Garden - Lore 1 - Gardens Progress

This Lore Marker is in Noatun’s Garden, an area of The River Delta in Vanaheim. Once you arrive here, check the South-West corner to find some handholds going up the side of the Southern-most building.

GIVEAWAY — Steeln’ Peaches at Tuffy’s Music Box in Sanford on New Year’s Eve!

The music of the Allman Brothers Band is iconic. As the pioneers and front runners for Southern rock, ABB’s popularity brought new fans to this and the jam scene. The beautiful dueling lead guitars in tandem with rockin keys, bass and percussion that will have your cup overflowing. Steeln’ Peaches is keeping that music alive: selling out venue after venue on their way to the New Years extravaganza at Tuffy’s Music Box on December 31st! Get your tickets early as Sanford, FL will be poppin’ bottles all night long as 2023 rolls into town. Show up early for this Florida based tribute band that faithfully executes the all-time classics as well as adding their own style to some of the deeper cuts. GET TICKETS HERE!

Fryer’s Roadside Will Reopen Under New Owners Dec. 8

Fryer’s Roadside will reopen on Thursday, Dec. 8 with a new menu from Chef Edward Reavis and Jennifer Meltzer, the team behind All Set Restaurant & Bar and Money Muscle BBQ, who bought the Silver Spring-based fried chicken and ice-cream stand in September 2022. “We have worked hard to...

The 10: Celebrate the season with music, lights — and bowling pins

We've just overflowing with holiday spirit this week, plus much music, theater and laughs in The 10 for the week of Dec. 5-11. Two days of Christmas fun are coming to downtown Montgomery this week. The city's tree lighting ceremony is being held Tuesday, 6 p.m. at Riverfront Park, 355 Commerce St. Take the tunnel entrance into the park on Commerce Street. Then on Friday at 6 p.m., the annual Christmas Parade returns to downtown Montgomery, with dozens of floats and performers. Of course, Santa will be there as always, bringing up the end of the parade.

Eric Dooley’s first year on The Bluff ends as SWAC Runner-Up

JACKSON, Miss — Southern ends the 2022 season as the SWAC Runner-up, after they fell to Jackson State 43-24. It was a busy first year as head coach for Eric Dooley. He led the Jaguars back to a winning record, won the Bayou Classic, and made them SWAC West champions. Yet the season did not hold up to his standards.

A Young Family Gives Their 100-Year-Old Home a Fresh New Life

When Stephenie and Justin Ragan purchased their historic home in Wrightsville, Georgia, they called on the expertise of interior designer Maggie Griffin to help give their Southern charmer a fresh new life while making sure their young family felt right at home. “It’s not every day we get the opportunity to do a house that’s over 100 years old,” Maggie says with delight. “It was such a fun project, and [Stephenie’s] just such a great client.”

Southern Casseroles

It is both familiar and fitting for special occasions. At a baby shower, a memorial service or a neighborhood covered-dish dinner, the casserole reliably pleases people as classic comfort fare. Casseroles like the indispensable tuna casserole have been a staple for generations. Mac and cheese may be the granddaddy of...

Steelers Aftermath: Special Day for Heywards, Offense Moves Forward

Matthew Wright kicked four field goals, Kenny Pickett continued his growth and development and Minkah Fitzpatrick put the win on ice as the Pittsburgh Steelers won their second straight game, 19-16 over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. It was a storybook first NFL touchdown for rookie tight end Connor Heyward,...

Four Mississippi teams to play in bowl games

Four football teams in the Magnolia State will play in post season bowls games. Jackson State is headed to Atlanta play in the Celebration Bowl on Dec. 17. The Tigers will take on the Eagles of North Central Carolina. Also on the 17, Southern Miss face Rice in the Lending...

Pearce hails online volunteer portal for non-league clubs

Stuart Pearce has hailed the game-changing impact of Entain’s new innovative online portal that makes getting involved at your local non-league club easier than ever this International Volunteer Day. With the annual global event taking place on Monday December 5, the Pitching In Volunteer Hub has already filled over...

Federal Air Marshal on Your Flight? Not Likely — they’re on the ground at the Southern border; Air Marshals Claim Biden is Risking ‘another 9/11’ by Shifting Them From Flights to Border, and related stories

Federal air marshal on your flight? Not likely — they’re on the ground at the Southern border. History is at times our greatest teacher and can help us predict the future if we listen to the lessons already learned. In September of 1970, President Nixon was blindsided when the terrorist group Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) successfully hijacked three jumbo jets and later blew them up in Jordan. At the time, there were just 12 air marshals, and they weren’t flying regularly.

More US Counties Lack a Clear Racial Majority (And People Are Getting Along Pretty Well)

Some booming suburbs, many of them in the Sun Belt, are becoming as racially diverse as major coastal cities — and often with less racial conflict. Sixty-nine counties, mostly in the South and West, had clear racial majorities in 2010 but lost them by last year, according to a Stateline analysis of census estimates. Nationwide, there are now 152 such counties where no racial group is more than half the population, up 33% since 2010.