Beekeeper Jerald Fowler of Oxford worked Saturday to remove the remnants of a large colony of bees from a column at the home of Evelyn McGehee of Talladega. Fowler removed the bulk of the hive about 20,000 bees earlier in the week. Colonies consist of a single queen, hundreds of male drones …

Cassandra Garrett of Talladega decided to treat children in Talladega with a scoop of ice cream Friday afternoon at Pop the Top Soda Shop. Garrett felt with all the kids home from school missing their friends that this would be a way to bring some smiles and who doesn’t like ice cream.  

We've all been told during this COVID-19 virus pandemic what we should and shouldn't do. Here's a look at some outdoor activities from Calhoun, Talladega, and St. Clair counties that you can enjoy while still practicing proper social distancing. There are so many public parks in our area tha…

The weather is too nice to be social distancing at home. The Chief Ladiga walking and cycling trail in Jacksonville is a great place to enjoy the sunshine. Golfers take advantage of the weather and plenty of tee time at Pine Hill Country Club.

Life has changed in a hurry. In two short weeks many of us have been thrust into a new reality of COVID-19 and the vast social distancing protocols put in place to keep us all safe. How have things changed? How are they carrying on anyway? What does life look like in this new normal?

A couple of cute jokes greeted walkers and runners on the track at Choccolocco Park Thursday morning. The writer spaced the portions of the jokes written in chalk about 50 yards apart so it take s few moments to read the entire joke. People walking around the track seemed to enjoy having a l…

Gasoline prices around The Daily Home coverage area dropped below the $2 per gallon for regular unleaded the last two weeks or so. Two gas stations prices stood out from all others with the Waldo Quick Stop on Alabama 77 South and the Dam Store on Logan Martin Dam Road both offering gas at $…

TALLADEGA -- A demolition crew razes Rogers Hall on the campus of Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind’s Helen Keller School in Talladega. Helen Keller School provides functional-based instruction to sensory-impaired students with multiple disabilities and/or deaf-blindness. Rogers Hall, whi…

Central Alabama has been no stranger to rain this year with twice as much rain as average. Heavy rains brought flooding the area on multiple occasions but it also can brings life sustaining water. The remnants of Tuesday mornings rain left lovely droplets on rain on these leaves. 

An official with Baker Foods Inc. told The Daily Home on Monday, March 23, 2020, the company's Piggly Wiggly locations in Talladega, Lincoln Childersburg and Sylacauga are staying busy during the COVID-19 outbreak, with items such as toilet paper, milk, eggs and ground beef in high demand. D…

With much of our attention centered on the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it’s easy to forget that Thursday was the first day of spring, although the warm weather provided a gentle reminder. For those needing a distraction, some of the sights and sounds of the new season could help do the trick.

The first day of spring begins Thursday 10:50 p.m. CST. This the earliest the vernal equinox has occurred in 124 years, the last time it was earlier was 1896. The trees bloom, the flowers show their colors and pollen fills the air.

Munford firefighter Matt Stovall clears gravel covering the northbound lane of Alabama 21 in Munford shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday. A truck carrying the gravel spilled part of its load on the highway. Munford Volunteer Fire Department closed the lane while they cleared the roadway.

Talladega City Schools personnel and volunteers provided meals for students yesterday at Talladega High School. The district’s Child Nutrition Program’s Operation GRAB-N-GO gave students a four day supply of lunch Tuesday. A second distribution is set for March 30 when a 5 day supply of lunc…

Pell City Schools distributed sack lunches for students at Iola Roberts Elementary Tuesday with schools shut down over coronavirus concerns. Lunches will be provided daily from 11a.m.-1p.m. with the exception of next week during spring break. Superintendent Dr. James Martin said parents inte…

The United Way of North Talladega County hosted its “Day of Giving” Saturday throughout the city of Talladega. United Way of North Talladega and over 150 volunteers worked on five improvement projects across the community, including building a wheelchair accessible porch, planting a memorial…

Bowhunters of Alabama hosted the central zone trial shoot Saturday off of Alabama 77 north of Talladega and will continue Sunday. According to organizer Wes Patterson, the Bow Hunters of Alabama have divided the state into three regions; the Talladega tournament is the official trail shoot f…

The Talladega County softball tourney got three games in Friday morning before rain caused a lengthy delay at Lincoln High School. Coaches and players worked for a few hours trying to get the field in playing shape before deciding to move to Lincoln Park softball complex. Plans were to get i…

Citizens Baptist Medical Center in Talladega celebrated its 50th anniversary with a reception at the hospital Thursday evening. The reception brought back many former employees and people from the community. A room full of news clippings and old photographs telling the history of Citizens ga…