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The Recruits

True stories of how coaches win at the game of recruiting top players.

A Hoot and a Half

There are a couple truths about owls that you may find surprising. First, you might not know that they’re ruthless...

A Guide to Colorful Winter Gardening

Get planting now to add some homegrown nutrition and color to cool-weather meals.

The Home Advantage

Inexpensive admissions, attentive audiences and friendly vibes are making house concerts popular with music fans, guest artists and the sponsoring hosts.

Hurricane Season

Every so often, Mother Nature likes to throw a buzz saw up the Gulf of Mexico — a sort of not-so-friendly reminder of who’s really in charge. In...

Land of Healing Waters

Many are surprised to learn that Citronelle was a nationally recognized health retreat around the turn of the last century. In 1902, an observer of the city wrote,...

Hoping for Flatfish

A night adventure at Fort Morgan proves that flounder gigging is more than just a game of hit or miss.


The man at the bus stop narrowed his eyes. It was early, not yet 4:30 a.m., but he could sense somebody was walking toward him...

It’s the Humidity

It’s in the air we breathe, but what do you know about humidity?

Grass Beds

We’ve all heard it before — how the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay was once an endless meadow of underwater grass....

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