Arts & Culture

Looking for something fun to do downtown? Try Ballroom Dancing!

Looking for something fun to do downtown? Try Ballroom Dancing!

When you’re looking for something to do in town on a Wednesday night, stop in at Emporium Wine in downtown Alexander City, even if you ... Read more

  1. Jazz Fest 25
  2. Play on a Local Stage
  3. Making Musicians

Business Matters

New Moves on Main Street

New Moves on Main Street

Photo by Cliff Williams Alexander City is on a downtown revitalization track. On every block, there are building renovations underway, a new shop opening or ... Read more

  1. Artistic Teak Traders
  2. Firetruck Bar-B-Que
  3. What ‘Shop Local’ Really Means


It’s About Thyme

To eat well and be well By Fred Muenzmay Recently, I was asked: Fred, how do you deal with all the plants in bloom in ... Read more

  1. Growing Mint
  2. Terrific Tomatoes
  3. The Color Purple


Good Friends and Golf

Life is strange. Pay attention; you never know what is around the next turn. You might schedule a vacation with the intention of having the ... Read more

  1. The Best Club in the Bag
  2. Picks from the Pro Show
  3. Golfing in the New Year

Medical News

Hospital Happenings

From bicycles to applause and more By Susan Foy UAB Medicine – The Cancer Center at RMC was a proud host of the inaugural Cycliad ... Read more

  1. Riding, Rocking and Recognition This Month at RMC
  2. RMC offers life-saving screenings
  3. Hometown hospital shares its holiday traditions

Money Matters

Second Home Savvy

Take advantage of good timing By Kevin Speaks As the economy continues to improve, more people are coming to the Lake Martin area to buy ... Read more

  1. Equity line changes could come this year
  2. Running with bulls and bears
  3. Managing money in the New Year


Mudcat Mania: Editor scratches noodling off bucket list

Mudcat Mania: Editor scratches noodling off bucket list

If we are honest, we’ve all seen something on television, in a magazine or on YouTube that made us say, “Those people are nuts, but ... Read more

  1. Wind Creek on track for top year
  2. Understanding SPF
  3. Talking Turkey


Missing Piece Found!

Missing Piece Found!

The Coffee Corner will open this winter at 107 Main Specialty espresso coffees, smoothies, muffins right out of the oven, pizza, yummy cupcakes and more. ... Read more

  1. Father and Son: BRHS winning soccer coach follows in father’s footsteps
  2. Are you ready for the storm?
  3. Honoring a Local Favorite: Willie Carl Martin Day on May 12

The Last Word

Catalog Shopping: Second grade boy style

Here’s a random, non-seasonal question for the older crowd: Who remembers waiting impatiently for the Sears Christmas Catalog? (I assume several flabby, wrinkled arms went ... Read more

  1. Arts and Entertainment: Bringing in Lex-Luther-Lovin’ Dollars
  2. “Dad bod” not so bad, after all
  3. Superman: A Better Guy Than I Thought