The Black Belt Community Foundation is announcing its 2021 Arts Grant Cycle. Community-based organizations from Bullock, Choctaw, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Sumter, and Wilcox Counties are encouraged to apply.

When purchasing seeds in the store, there is a general trust that what is on the packet is what will grow. Various sellers offer almost any seed the heart desires on online “yard sale” websites. But can buyers trust these online “yard sale” seed purchases?

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In spite of the bad weather, 25 boats launched from Roland Cooper State Park Saturday April 24th for the 4th annual Selma Area Food Bank Bass Tournament Fundraiser. Tournament Director Jebb Harrison said he was very pleased with the turnout.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. - In anticipation of enjoying summer vegetables, gardeners often plant too early causing them to struggle. In Alabama the often-warmer temperatures in late winter and spring can fool gardeners into planting too soon.

I’m not sure what it is about a big ol’ pot of chicken and dumplings, but sometimes there’s just nothing that fills your stomach and warms your soul quite like it. It’s got to be one of my favorite comfort foods. And while there are plenty of shortcuts out there (and y’all know I love a shor…

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. —Composting is often associated with the hot, summer months. Contrary to popular belief, composting is a process that continues through every season in Alabama, whether in a backyard bin or a woodland forest. Composting year-round diminishes waste sent to landfills, a…

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. - Winter bulbs serve as remedy to the winter blues until spring. However, what if the bulbs simply refuse to bloom? For those who planted winter bulbs and have yet to see results, Lucy Edwards, an Alabama Extension home grounds, gardens and home pests regional agent, …

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Selma’s Arts Revive has come a long way since starting in 2003, run by volunteers with a mission to enhance community development through the arts.

This fudgy brownie tart might be the first thing on my wish list this year. Clothing trends change and new technology eventually wears old, but chocolate remains one of the few simple pleasures that never goes out of style.

As we head into 2021, adults and kids alike may still be enjoying the excitement of digital devices received as gifts over the holidays. However, the new year is always a great time for a reset, so alongside those new devices, consider adopting some new digital habits.

Hunters Helping the Hungry has provided more than a half-million pounds of ground venison to those in need in Alabama, and the Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association (ALBBAA) is encouraging hunters to make a special effort to donate harvested deer to the program during the Martin Luther K…

When I was growing up, Mom made cabbage quite often. It was cheap and we all liked it a lot. I remember she would always cut out the core and leave it for Dad and me. And while it’s not like we would eat the stem, we would race to see who could get to the core first. We both love the crunch …

Christmas has come and gone and for the majority of Dallas County residents as well as others, our thoughts have turned to the New Year. While looking at social media posts, it is clear that lots of people are ready to put this year to rest.

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While the white-tailed deer rut has come and gone in a few areas in Alabama, hunters in the majority of the state are dealing with the December doldrums, waiting for the breeding season to begin in earnest.