To say that 2020 has been challenging would be an understatement. The COVID-19 pandemic has …

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If you put me alone in a room with Michael Jordan, I would be able to say that I am the seco…

Nelson and Katie Cooper moved to Alexander City to practice medicine 26 years ago. Both doct…

The Long-tailed Skipper is one those butterflies that is so distinctive it stands out among the 446 moths and butterflies found in Alabama.

Beggar’s Lice is one of those plants that you don’t often see at first blush. Its small and spindly, not much of a standout on the forest floor.

If you bump into a mature Common Snapping Turtle, there’s little doubt that you’re looking at the top-of-the-food chain. Most wild animals flee or go into defensive behavior patterns when confronted by people. A big Common Snapping Turtle may well just hold its ground and glare at you. Or st…

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In local bars, Mexican restaurants and social media, Tallapoosa County residents reacted in horror, indignation, and for some, literal disbelief Wednesday as a pro-Trump mob storming the US Capitol building played out on live television.