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Tater Jane’s adds new, unique burgers
Carina Starnes is using her culinary training to transform burgers into works of art for local college students.
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Mama’s love of baseball
I was flipping through our stack of movies today looking for something to watch tonight during dinner. A movie that had been hidden from view behind a stack fell off the shelf and hit the top of my...
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Birmingham native competing to be next Food Network star
When members of a high school sorority overlooked Martie Duncan, they unknowingly started her down the path that led to her becoming a potential Food Network star.
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Beekeeping
Environmentally friendly, and a deliciously wholesome, outdoor hobby
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Schirle celebrating five years as country club’s chef
One of Chef Phil Schirle’s earliest memories is going through the fields with his grandfather picking out ingredients for Sunday dinner.
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Goober says hey to heaven
Several local residents called the office Sunday afternoon regarding the death of George Lindsey.
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Old folks have better stories
Facebook goes public in a few weeks, which means another 20-something tech guru will become a multibillionaire.
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2012 designated as ‘The Year of Alabama Food’
The Alabama Tourism Department is celebrating 2012 as “The Year of Alabama Food.”
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Chasing Mr. Griffey
As much as I dreaded the one-year anniversary of the tornadoes, I was fortunate enough to have two reasons to look forward to it — Wyatt’s second birthday and Bo Bikes Bama.
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Weddings & Engagements
Weddings Englebrake-Zorbini Megan Englebrake of Lawrence, Kansas, and Brian Zorbini of Jasper were united in marriage on Feb. 27, 2012, at the Secret Silversands Resorts in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Th...
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Another item off the bucket list
When it comes to doctor visits, our friend Mary Grace McCord is a professional. She’s actually written about the topic for Birming-ham Magazine.
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Praises for pie: A little taste of heaven on earth
In the movie “Michael,” John Travolta stars as a charming, hilarious archangel who is making a road trip from Iowa to Chicago with three writers eager to feature him in their magazine, the “Nationa...
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Bird watching
Birds are interesting creatures. I've had a life-long fascination with our feathered friends.
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Jasper native pens new book
Larry Alexander has taught thousands of youth how to be better leaders and team players through Challenge Point, the adventure-based nonprofit he co-founded in 1998.
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Cordova man builds toothpick replicas of local landmarks
Norman Akins had hoped to hunt and fish in retirement, but health problems forced him to return to a hobby of his youth – making buildings out of toothpicks.
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