Selma Art Guild will hold an exhibition titled "Full Circle: Photography in Motion" to benefit Sabra, a program for victims of domestic violence.
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, …
The 19th Annual Roots and Wings event won't be until April but Arts Revive is taking submissions for the art show featuring works from both Alabama and outside of the state.
A photograph of downtown Selma decorated for Christmas in the Selma Sun reminded Laura McDowell of her hometown, and she knew that it had to be painted.
The February First Saturday event tomorrow will feature a virtual gardening series, as well as art and more starting at 9 a.m. and lasting until 4 p.m.
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.
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.
The Walton Theater has been closed since COVID started in March, and leaders discussed reopening soon, but that ended when cases resurged in the last few weeks, said CeCe Grayson, owner and manager of the Walton Theater.
Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center will host a presentation on architecture in the Black Belt region as part of its Pride of Place series.
This week’s column is a taste of the Midwest. My good friends Andrew, Shawn and Mason inspired this particular edition. It is so intriguing to me how vastly different food flavors can be just 1,000 miles away.
Hurricane Zeta made her presence felt all across our county and the Black Belt region last week. Many of us lived for days without power. Having no power may have caused you to lose food to spoilage and now you have a bad odor in your refrigerator. So now you are no longer worry about food s…
Almost 100 Selma residents stopped by Southland Studios in downtown Selma last week to get their portrait taken by a French photographer in town for a photo exhibit this weekend.
Give your home a warm and cozy vibe this fall with a few DIY projects that are sure to add seasonal cheer to any space. Whether you’re looking for a rainy day activity to keep kids busy or searching for affordable décor options, these fall craft ideas are a great place to start -- all you ne…
(StatePoint) Football season is here (sort of), and for many, tailgating is a main event. While there will be nothing traditional about tailgating this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t grill delicious food and enjoy a few beers before game time in the comfort of your own backyard or driveway.
The Selma Arts Guild encouraged the community to appreciate the arts with free demonstrations, free food and an art show during its Joy Celebration on Oct. 3.
Every summer my parents had a beautiful garden in the backyard. Some years it was a large one with okra, corn, beans, squash and cucumbers; I even remember growing carrots one year. Other years it was a smaller patch, but it almost always had tomatoes. Tomatoes are pretty easy to grow down h…
Cam Walker Guarino, artist, Selma native and charter member of the Selma Art Guild Gallery, has spent 32 years of her life teaching art and spreading the love for art to children and adults in Selma and the Montgomery area.
Agriculture is a big part of Dallas County’s economy and even the little farms have gotten a boost in interest from families looking to get out of the house and into nature during the COVID-19 pandemic.
BY STACEY LITTLE | Southern Bite Finding certain ingredients in the grocery store can be a challenge these days, so having recipes that call for everyday ingredients is important. It’s even better if those recipes call for stuff that you already have on hand. So my friends at Tony Chachere’s asked me to take a […]
Putting Food By: Pickling fruits and vegetables BY CALLIE N. NELSON Pickling produce is a great way to “put foods by” for later use. Cucumbers aren’t the only vegetables used to make pickles. Many different types of fruits and vegetables can be pickled, using a mixture of sugar, vinegar and spices. Pickles add zip and […]
BY CALLIE N. NELSON Ripe, juicy berries, peaches and other fresh fruits are delicious and can be preserved to enjoy all year long as fruit jams and jellies. These can also add zest to meals and provide a good way to use fruits not suitable for canning or freezing. Jelly, jam, preserves, conserves and marmalades […]
By Fred Guarino The Selma Sun Karen Weir is a unique artist, to say the least, with worldwide experience. Weir, a local artist who has been past president and member of the Selma Art Guild for about 20 years, is a former interior designer and owner of an interior design company who has traveled the […]