Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts. Whether it’s served plain or with a topping of chocolate ganache, swirls of lemon curd or fresh fruit, the perfect cheesecake is a classy, understated entry in the world of desserts. I enjoy it with almost any topping, such as strawberries, blueberr…

It’s time for everybody’s favorite part of Thanksgiving: leftovers! A survey for the Honey Baked Ham Co. a few years ago revealed America’s favorite Thanksgiving leftovers:

Shannon Waters is the group sales and events coordinator at Cheaha State Park. She enjoyed visiting the park for years before submitting her resume “on a whim.” As the group sales and events coordinator, Waters oversees several popular park rental locations and helps renters find the best ve…

On this date in 1996 it was that time of year again, when a little rudeness in behalf of your favorite Iron Bowl team was allowed and accommodated.

I keep thinking we need a word for “things the pandemic broke.” Not the big things, just the odd little things that are a constant reminder that everyday life is not everyday anymore.

I may never have occasion again to be in places I’ve lived and served. There might be no reason to go, or work might keep me busy or death may come. No one knows the day nor the hour when the death angel will stand before us.

A nice old home on Quintard Avenue, at the southwest corner of 13th and Quintard, was listed for sale in November 1946 for $12,500. (Today that represents a home worth about $177,000, at least in inflation-adjusted dollars.)