They carry messages and deliveries across the region from backyards in Jackson and Port Vincent to greenery in Mid City and the grounds of the State Capitol. Their work impacts the economy and food supply. They aren’t bees, but they do work for them.

Mikeal Stevens is leaving the world of competitive parachuting on top.

The Greeneville resident placed seventh in two categories and 14th overall in the 2018 World Parachuting Championships in Poland in June, his last competition before retiring.

In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 photo, George Brown of Tiburon, California, shows off a picture he took of the broken leg he suffered while on a trail run in the Bob Marshall Wilderness on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. He was lightly clothed, had little water and was stranded alone in the wilderness…

One of the largest undertakings of any hunting land improvement is developing food plots. Hunt clubs and leases utilize food plots as a supplemental food source for deer and other wildlife. The ideal plots will provide nutrition to help sustain wildlife when other food sources are scarce.

During the summer, bass retreat to the cooler depths in lakes and rivers across the state. Creek channels and river ledges become the favorite hideouts for bass seeking some reprise for the sweltering southern sun. Although some bass will move shallow to feed, most of their summer is spent l…

Elisha Burdett, 14, of Alexandria enjoys doing just about anything outdoors. About four years ago, he learned to ride a bike. This was something really special for Burdett. He is non-verbal autistic and communicates by using a special communication device, which looks like an iPad but is muc…

In 1938, Alabama took the initiative to become the first state to outlaw alligator hunting. In 1967, the American Alligator was put on the endangered species list. Through conservation efforts and protection, alligators have flourished throughout the Southeast — even more so in recent years,…

Madison Wyatt, 15, of Delta, is a tough competitor in the outdoors. She enjoys mountain and road bike racing along with running, camping and kayaking. Riding the mountain bike trails, she is in the woods and the road biking takes her along the back roads.

Like most young boys, Russ Sapp learned about hunting and fishing from his dad and papa. The trio would fish small ponds for anything that would bite and put a tug on the line. Sapp was 5-years-old when he started fishing. Now 23, the Lincoln resident said he loved being in the outdoors.