June 29, 2006 RSS feed / Lifestyle

Briggs-Dial to marry July 1 in Bessemer, Ala. church

Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Briggs of Jackson announce the engagement of their daughter, Anitra T. Briggs, to Richard O. Dial, son of Ms. Belinda Davis and Richard Dial of Bessemer. More...

Gardening With Dora

Lots of plans for the garden

I've gardened so long on the same site that I have to wait for something to die before I plant another thing. I got lucky this year. All the fescue on the north side of the house gave up the ghost. More...

Pace-Cox wed in Atlanta, Ga.

The marriage of Jacquelyn Cox of St. Paul, Minn. And Charles Pace of Evanston, Ill. took place June 1, 2006 in Atlanta, Ga. More...

Watch for hornets this summer

Two types of hornets are common to Alabama, the bald-faced hornet (Dolichovespula maculata) and the European or giant hornet (Vespa crabro). The bald-faced hornet is the more common of the two and usually builds its nest in trees or shrubs. More...

Heartfield reunion July 14-16

The family of the late Henry Heartfield Jr. will be attending a family reunion on July 14, 15 and 16. "Mr. Henry" was born and reared in Walker Springs. More...

Memories & Recipes

'Gangs from the hood' not always bad; great twists on old recipes offered

We used to play in groups (gangs) of the kids in our neighborhood (the hood). After we finished our responsibilties we'd meet up at the First Baptist Church across the street. More...

Homemakers hold district meeting at Tompkins Church

Clarke County hosted the District III Alabama Homemakers and Community Leaders Meeting recently at the Tompkins Baptist Church. More...

Hollins-Washington to repeat vows

Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Hollins Sr. of Grove Hill announce the engagement of their daughter, Anita L. Hollins, to Kendall D. Washington, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Jemison Sr. and Dwight Whittaker. More...

Girls State delegates enjoy learning about state government

Carrie Gordon recently attended the 2006 session of Alabama Girls State, held on the campus of Troy University. She represented Clarke County High School. More...