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Visitors Bureau serves up a double dip of delicious with launch of August as Culinary Month and kickoff of Restaurant Week

HUNTSVILLE – The Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau served up “more than meal, more than Restaurant Week” with the official launch of its...

Don’t get waterlogged: Point Mallard adjusts hours for rest of the season

DECATUR – Staffing shortages have hit the parks and recreation business this season in much the same way as other service-oriented businesses. In response to...

Melons and music at annual Watermelon Festival in Russellville

RUSSELLVILLE -- Plenty of sweet juicy fun is on tap the third weekend in August with the combination of summer’s favorite fruit and an...

25-year marketing veteran joins CVB executive staff

HUNTSVILLE -- After 25 years in the Greater Birmingham area, Lori Leonard has returned to North Alabama where she joins the Huntsville/Madison County Convention...

Celebrate legendary soul singer Percy Sledge at Leighton’s Sledgefest

LEIGHTON -- At the crossroads of Old Highway 20 and County Line Road, Sledgefest celebrates the legacy of Percy Sledge, a legendary soul singer. The...

W.C. Handy Festival celebrates music of the Shoals

FLORENCE -- As a child listening to his father and grandfather deliver sermons and the choir deliver praise at Greater St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal...

Are you ready for some football? Tickets on sale for UNA-Jax State game at … Toyota Field

MADISON – OK. OK. Kickoff is not until Oct. 15, but single-game tickets are now on sale for a historic college football game at...

A 690-mile treasure hunt: ‘World’s Longest Yard Sale’ set for August

DECATUR -- For the past 35 years, shoppers and visitors have traveled up and down U.S. 127 finding treasures and bargains. And, the annual World’s...

Alabama Mountain Lakes hires visitor services representative

DECATUR -- The Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association has hired Penne Beasley as a full-time visitor services representative. Beasley is responsible for providing front-line...

A budding success: Ardmore Crape Myrtle Festival gets $2,600 boost with tourism grant

ARDMORE – There is nothing more southern than red and white crape myrtles (or crepe, depending on where in the South you are from)...