I have hearing aids and I pretty much wear them all the time. Many of my friends who also have them aren’t too faithful about putting them in their ears everyday.
Our Greatest Generation is leaving us quickly, a generation whose perseverance through the great depression, and family sacrifices during World War II, preserved for us the freedoms that we now enjoy.
Pollination is one of the most common concerns when planting spring and early summer gardens. Oftentimes people forget about pollinators as the season heats up and the garden withers. So, just how can gardeners take better care of pollinators through the summer months?
It was December 20th of 1954. My first cousin, Griffin, was visiting me from Chattanooga, Tennessee. He would come down during Christmas vacation each year for a couple of weeks. We would spend the two weeks hunting, fishing, hiking and cave exploring. Although first cousins, most people tho…
Tomatoes are a southern garden staple. Many gardeners are always looking for ways to grow a bigger, better tomato. While pruning tomatoes is not necessary during regular growth and production, it can make a difference.
Snakes are found just about anywhere. Inevitably, humans and snakes will cross paths. Like everything in nature, snakes play an important role in their environments.
(Jean Ann Moon has been the director of Marshall County RSVP, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, for 28 years but will soon retire. She shared these favorite memories of her work with the program.)
My friend has one of those round robot vacuums that roams her apartment cleaning up the carpeting. She never vacuums using a machine that she pushes back and forth, around and about.
For many years, Guntersville Fire/Rescue has allowed the burning of natural debris and timber cleared from various sites throughout our community with a prior inspection of the burn site and a burn permit being issued.
(State tourism director Lee Sentell spent his weekend in northeast Alabama, including a stop in Guntersville. He penned this column afterwards.)
There was a bit of irony Friday when Gov. Kay Ivey announced her new order allowing restaurants, hair salons and other businesses to re-open, albeit with strict social distancing guidelines.
We often think of an achiever as "the smartest person in our grade" or the "star player on a sports team." I believe all of us have hidden potential to become achievers. We're all unique individuals with different goals, abilities and experiences. Howe we choose to capitalize on what we've b…
The coronavirus has stretched into many aspects of daily life. With a strict enforcement on social distancing in many areas, it has left many people wondering what this distancing means for their daily curbside recycling.
Governor Kay Ivey, State Superintendent of Education Dr. Eric Mackey and the members of his learning options task force deserve commendation for making the difficult decision to keep K-12 public schools across Alabama physically closed for the remainder of the academic year.
Becky and Wayne Whitaker are grandparents for the first time. Their son Adam and wife Amanda became the parents of a beautiful girl named Adalynn Grace Whitaker. Adalynn was born on March 10, weighing 6 pounds 10 ounces and she was 20 inches long. She was born at Spring Hill Hospital in Gran…
(Editor's note: Our community needs hope with the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. And people are having a more difficult time than ever making it to their place of worship. To that end, we are asking ministers around the county to send their thoughts on hope to us so we can share them with our readers.)