Category: Partner News Stories

Alabama’s Aldridge Gardens Veterans Memorial Arbor Offers Serenity To Honor Those Who Sacrificed

Alabama’s Aldridge Gardens Veterans Memorial Arbor Offers Serenity To Honor Those Who Sacrificed

| May 29, 2017 @ 5:04 am

On this Memorial Day, there are places that offer patriotic music, somber ceremonies and even raucous remembrances.

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Alabama Power Auburn Crew Knows The Value Of Teamwork

Alabama Power Auburn Crew Knows The Value Of Teamwork

| May 29, 2017 @ 5:03 am

When Nic Porter kisses his wife, Holland, and 2-year-old son, Greyson, goodbye to go to work at the Alabama Power Auburn Crew Headquarters, all three of them know he’s going to do what can be dangerous work, but he’s doing it with others who are constantly thinking of safety.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Reconstruction Plan For Former Confederate States Announced

On This Day In Alabama History: Reconstruction Plan For Former Confederate States Announced

| May 29, 2017 @ 5:02 am

May 29, 1865: U.S. President Andrew Johnson announced a plan of Reconstruction for the former Confederate states.

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Sweet Success Comes In Bite Sizes For Alabama Maker Bud’s Best Cookies

Sweet Success Comes In Bite Sizes For Alabama Maker Bud’s Best Cookies

| May 29, 2017 @ 5:02 am

For Bud Cason, it’s the first bite that counts.Cason has proven that theory since opening Bud’s Best Cookies 26 years ago.

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Army Veteran Takes Unusual Path To Nursing, Now Serves Others At UAB

Army Veteran Takes Unusual Path To Nursing, Now Serves Others At UAB

| May 29, 2017 @ 5:01 am

As an Army reservist and photojournalist working on a story at a U.S. Army Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq, in 2009, Mary Lee, MSN, realized her true calling as a nurse.

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Memorial Day Is About Remembering

Memorial Day Is About Remembering

| May 29, 2017 @ 5:00 am

My father-in-law, Norman Pike, would never talk about his service in World War II. About all he told us was that he was an Army cook in Europe after D-Day. But he left World War II with two Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart. His back was scarred from shrapnel wounds.

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On This Day In Alabama History: The U.S. Army Established The Mount Vernon Arsenal

On This Day In Alabama History: The U.S. Army Established The Mount Vernon Arsenal

| May 28, 2017 @ 5:00 am

May 28, 1828: The United States Army established the Mount Vernon Arsenal in Alabama.

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What’s Happening In This Week’s Can’t Miss Alabama

What’s Happening In This Week’s Can’t Miss Alabama

| May 27, 2017 @ 5:30 am

Enjoy The Beach Ball Drop, The Hot Air Balloon Festival Or Jazz In The Park this weekend in this week’s edition of Can’t Miss Alabama.

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Americans Go Hog Wild For Pork As Summer BBQ Season Kicks Off

Americans Go Hog Wild For Pork As Summer BBQ Season Kicks Off

| May 27, 2017 @ 5:01 am

It’s boom times for pork enthusiasts. Americans celebrating Memorial Day this weekend – the unofficial kick-off to summer and the grilling season – can keep the party going with cheaper pork chops.

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Smoked Chicken Spring Rolls Pack Many Flavors Into An Edible Package

Smoked Chicken Spring Rolls Pack Many Flavors Into An Edible Package

| May 27, 2017 @ 5:00 am

Alabama’s youngest celebrity chef joined with the owner of Urban Cookhouse at the Market at Pepper Place this morning for some Alabama and Asian fusion.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Frank Thomas Was Born In Georgia

On This Day In Alabama History: Frank Thomas Was Born In Georgia

| May 27, 2017 @ 5:00 am

May 27, 1968: Baseball star Frank “The Big Hurt” Thomas was born in Columbus, Georgia.

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Downtowne Delight Lives Up To Name Among 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

Downtowne Delight Lives Up To Name Among 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

| May 26, 2017 @ 5:02 am

If you’ve ever looked at a menu and had trouble deciding between two of a restaurant’s signature items, then Downtowne Delight is for you.

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Vettes-4-Vets Uses Speed To Fulfill Needs For Alabama Heroes

Vettes-4-Vets Uses Speed To Fulfill Needs For Alabama Heroes

| May 26, 2017 @ 5:01 am

A need for speed is helping fulfill the needs of veterans in Alabama this Memorial Day weekend.

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On This Day In Alabama History: John Allan Wyeth Was Born In Guntersville

On This Day In Alabama History: John Allan Wyeth Was Born In Guntersville

| May 26, 2017 @ 5:00 am

May 26, 1845: Surgeon and Confederate veteran John Allan Wyeth was born in Guntersville. Wyeth spent 16 months as a prisoner of war at Camp Morton in Indiana and, after the war, studied medicine in Kentucky and New York.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Construction Began On The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway

On This Day In Alabama History: Construction Began On The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway

| May 25, 2017 @ 5:05 am

May 25, 1971: President Richard Nixon traveled to Mobile to symbolically start construction of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.

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