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A plan for Amtrak to return to serving the Gulf Coast is in the works. According to Alabama news outlet,, the Mobile City Council ... Read More

“Super wasp nests” the size of small cars are appearing in the American south, according to state agencies.A report from Alabama’s Auburn University... Read More

They might have originated in the Lone Star State, but the world’s most impressive Texas longhorn currently resides in Alabama.Earlier this week,... Read More

Trying new foods is an essential part of going on vacation — but, if you’re not careful, it can also be a big money drain.Luckily for hungry travelers,... Read More

The devil was beating his wife as I crossed the Alabama state line. I was driving from Nashville, in a hurry to reach Muscle Shoals, and I had gotten to... Read More

Three years ago, Sidney Collins Freeman went home to tiny Livingston, Alabama, just to touch base—she was fresh out of graduate school and wanted a... Read More

Alabamians know: there’s nothing quite like the taste of Golden Eagle Syrup.Almost 100 years later, this uniquely delicious syrup is still being made in... Read More

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is not only an easy to navigate and recently modernized airport that’s just 10 minutes from... Read More

Another year, another holiday miracle in the happiest place on earth: the annual Winter and Ski Event at Unclaimed Baggage Center in Scottsboro, Alabama... Read More

UPDATE: Hurricane Michael was upgraded to a category 3 storm Tuesday evening, on track to hit the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday as the most... Read More

If you count F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald among your favorite writers, there may be no better place to honor their legacy than at their former home —... Read More

Mardi Gras 2018 is around the corner. While this year’s holiday has technically been ongoing since Jan 6., it’s Fat Tuesday  — the last day to... Read More

This story originally appeared on From churches to fast food chains, the South does funny signs better than anyone.Related: Help for... Read More

Alabama may be best-known as a state with significant historic landmarks (Huntsville was the birthplace of America’s space program, for... Read More

The Gulf Coast welcomed its first new amusement park on Friday since the Six Flags in Louisiana shuttered following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.The Park... Read More

This story originally appeared on Just in time for summer, two new reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are... Read More

Hearts were broken in March when the news surfaced that dad and pilot Joseph Crenshaw crashed a private plane on the way home from a spring... Read More

Severe weather across parts of the southeastern United States left at least 18 people dead over the weekend. Flooding and damage was reported in... Read More

OpenTable released its 100 Best Restaurants in America list for 2016 on Thursday, a ranking based on more than 10 million restaurants... Read More

In an effort to raise awareness for Sensory Processing Disorders (SPDs), the Birmingham Zoo has partnered with KultureCity—an organization serving... Read More

RestaurantOvenBird: The latest project from chef Chris Hastings and his wife, Ida Hastings—of Hot and Hot Fish Club fame—draws inspiration from... Read More

Turns out there’s a massive store in Scottsboro, Alabama that’s making a profit from your unfortunate baggage situation. The Unclaimed Baggage Center... Read More

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery March, and there’s no better time to visit Alabama’s capital city, a Deep South history... Read More

Pursuing a life as close to nature as possible would have been madness to the seventeenth-century English philosopher Thomas Hobbes, who sensed ... Read More

When Matt McKinney took a 39-day road trip in 2012, he experienced one version of the American dream, just before he reached the Pacific Ocean: a... Read More

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