There’s been a lot of talk, debate and handwringing about the COVID-19 vaccines and whether people should or should not get them.
Music has always been an important part of my life. From a very young age, I can remember listening to music in the car and at home with my family. My parents have always been music lovers and they easily passed that on to my siblings and me from the beginning.
For those of you who may or may not know, I’m no longer a full-time writer at the Advertiser-Gleam, although I am still working sports for the newspaper.
The morning can be a busy time for many people. Preparing for work, getting kids ready for school or even just trying to wake up can make eating breakfast seem like a chore. However, September is National Better Breakfast Month, and there’s no better time to celebrate ways to start the day o…
I’d not been to New York City in the first 50 years of my life, but in 2019, I went twice in a single year. One trip was with my daughter Anna and the Snead State Community College Choir. The second was with my son Kyle and the Guntersville High Crimson Guard marching band.
It’s getting to be pro football time on TV. Several friends and neighbors support the Green Bay Packers in full regalia. “The Pack is Back” is always their team cry.
Earlier this week, Hurricane Ida made landfall on the Gulf coast near New Orleans as a very destructive Category 4 hurricane, upending the lives of millions of people. To make matters even worse, Ida has also brought havoc in the Northeast and has caused flooding in New York.
A federal grand jury last week indicted a Georgia man on a bank robbery charge, announced U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Johnny Sharp, Jr.
It was an overcast day at the graveside when we laid my wife’s mother down. The sky was the color of Quickrete. And it was hot. Grown men had sweat marks on the seats of their Sunday trousers. Ladies were fanning themselves.
The Kickoff Classic at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery did not quite go Guntersville’s way. It was a rough, rough start that snowballed and the Wildcats found themselves in a deep hole pretty quick.
When I was young, my mother always told me not to speak to strangers. Now that I’ve matured, it seems like I always talk to strangers. I guess I’m just a social being, regardless of where I happen to be.
Well, after nearly a year and a half, it finally happened - I got to watch live music again. Last Friday, my wife Lauren and I made the relatively short trip down I-65 to the Oak Mountain Amphitheater to see Phish live along with 10,000 other concert goers.
Ah, the sweet smell of bug spray. Summer heat and mosquitoes go together like bread and butter. With mosquito activity at its peak, now is the time to take steps to prevent the blood-sucking nuisance pests.
“Sean, every time I sit down to write, I can’t make the words come… Maybe it’s because I’m not any good. I got a C in my journalism class, and I feel like I’ll never be a true writer, but a big failure. What should I do?”
An itching, burning, red fire ant sting is enough to agitate any big toe. Now imagine a swarm of fire ants heading your way in the air. Run for the hills.
A cafe. I’m drinking coffee, typing on a laptop. I am trying to do some writing. But it’s hard to concentrate. Namely, because I am sitting beside a group of middle-aged women who are having a conversation about Tupperware.
For those that have been to the lake, there is a real chance they stepped onto the dock’s ladder and felt something strange. The unknown can be scary. Is it fish eggs, a weird plant, brains or a scene from Mars Attacks
There are so many gadgets to make women look more glamorous these days…every creme known to humankind and every electric device that will curl, straighten, shave, or move cellulite around.
Recent heavy rains put the spotlight on one of the most common yet extremely difficult to resolve environmental concerns – untreated or partially treated sewage getting into our rivers, lakes and streams. Inflow of rainwater through cracked pipes or faulty manhole covers and infiltration of …
A new, secondary market for farmers is on the rise as a carbon commodity market gains traction in the Midwest. In addition to marketing cash crops, producers may have an opportunity to sell carbon stored in the soil on their operation.
It happens every day. Pets are displaced from caregivers for a variety of reasons and not all have to do with someone’s irresponsibility. A cat slips outside when a child leaves a door open. A dog escapes a fenced area when a contractor leaves a gate open. Severe weather arrives quickly and …
When the most common sign is yield loss, it makes it difficult to put a finger on the cause. In a field of cotton or corn, the culprit is likely underground pests: nematodes.