Books: fun gifts



You’ve given gift baskets in the past to friends and loved recipients. This year, add to the basket a copy of No More Dirty Looks by Siobhan O’Connor and Alexandra Spunt. This helpful book is filled with information on the things a woman puts on her face, and lots of better-for-her ideas that she’ll feel safer using. And what about […]

PEOPLEBRIEFS



SAMFORD UNIVERSITY has named several area residents to its dean’s list for the fall semester. Among these are Amberlyn M. Richardson of Hayden, a sophomore voice major; Oneonta sisters Chloe B. Sloan, a sophomore pre-pharmacy major, and Meagan E. Sloan, a senior sports medicine major; Michael K. Robinson of Hayden, a sophomore mathematics major; and Samantha N. Blackmon of Remlap, […]

Blountsville to feature author of Civil War ‘people book’



Civil war histories often focus on military strategy, battles, and their aftermaths. But After the War: The Lives and Images of Major Civil War Figures After the Shooting Stopped is a people book, according to its author David Hardin. Hardin, a veteran newspaperman, will discuss his work on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m. at the Blountsville Public Library, 65 […]

West Blount gets satellite art gallery



Memorial Museum has created a new art display venue at the west Blount satellite courthouse in Hayden. Starting this month, artists whose work is displayed at two-month intervals at the Frank Green Building gallery (the auditorium lobby) in Oneonta will rotate immediately afterward to the west Blount gallery at the satellite courthouse in Hayden for a followup two-month showing. The […]

Buzzards in the sunset



“Kinda pretty in a creepy sort of way, eh?” wrote Ginger Perkins in her email transmitting this photo taken near her Susan Moore home. The buzzards – actually turkey vultures, to be correct – moved in over a period of a few weeks a couple of months ago, roosting in the same small pine tree every night and gradually increasing […]

Resident featured in Alabamian’s book



The following review was written by Milo Washington, who lives in Remlap with his wife Joan. Washington is a member and trip director of the Alabama Paleontology Society. He is quasi-retired, although he does some work at Magic City Warehousing, a business owned by a son, one of his four children. If you are a young adult (and even if […]

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