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Culture

Downtown Florence thrives with art, eats and shopping

Situated between the beautiful Tennessee River and the University of North Alabama is the vibrant and creative community of Downtown Florence. Around 40,000 citizens call...

Huntsville’s little-known Black history – A sit-down with the founder of Huntsville Revisited

I’m a self-professed history nerd, but I knew little about my hometown’s wealth of Black history until I decided to write this piece. Being...

Black History Month: Art, music, food and tours through February

As Huntsville recognizes Black History Month in February, one of the city’s most appealing aspects is its diversity in culture and storied history as...

Let’s forget about Dabo Swinney succeeding Nick Saban at Alabama

About 15 years ago, Clemson decided to unilaterally put an end to the Bowden Bowl and promote Jefferson County native William Swinney to run...

Oakwood University, a student’s perspective

256 Today has invited local student writers to share their post-secondary education experiences in North Alabama. This week’s feature comes from Huntsville native and...

Black History Month: Six black Madison County women who made history on voting rights

On Wednesday, February 16, in honor of Black History Month, six black women from Madison County will be immortalized in a formal presentation sponsored...

2022 Art Tour of Homes: Huntsville homeowner’s artwork on exhibit

Georgia O’Keeffe said to create one’s own world takes courage, but to the average homeowner, enhancing their environment through art seems to take a...

Go on our self-guided beer tour of Huntsville

Beer fans are blessed with roughly a dozen brewery taprooms and brew pubs in the Huntsville-Madison area. But if you’re trying to put together...

Meet the North Alabama city that forever changed the course of American music

When people think of America’s most notable music cities, several Southern cities come to mind. There’s New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz; Memphis, where...

UNA partnership brings scholarship opportunities to Cherokee Nation

The University of North Alabama is the first among schools in Alabama to sign a historic partnership with the Cherokee Nation to offer scholarship...