Joshua and Krysten Head of Elkmont announce the birth of their daughter Loralei Reagan Head. She was born May 31, 2012, at Huntsville Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces. She is the granddaughter of Kim Randolph of Madison, David Foust of Athens and Josh and Melanie Head of Kingston, Tenn. Her great-grandparents are Lynn and Gene Foust of Lester, Patsy and Dale Messer of Elgin, Johnie and Vicki Head of Kingston, Tenn., and Roland and Terrell Berry of Duson, La. She is the great-great granddaughter of Helen Harrison of Lester.
Athens Christmas Open House this weekend
If you’re in the mood for a weekend filled with unique shopping, yuletide fellowship and holiday fun (and who isn’t?), make plans to be downtown for the annual Athens Christmas Open House.
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22 dogs will get lucky on new CBS television show
Brandon McMillan has trained as many as 10,000 dogs for television, movies, commercials, videos and people. Then he started saving dogs from animal shelters, training them and finding homes for them.
Anthony Bourdain admits mistake on NM 'Frito pie'
Insults dished out by food critic Anthony Bourdain on an episode of CNN's "Parts Unknown" have stirred up outrage in New Mexico — and now he acknowledges that he was wrong.
The glory of a fall garden is something to behold
Fall gardening basics aren’t much different from those we practice any other time of the year. The major variation is in what is planted since these flowers and vegetables will mature under cooler (sometimes cold) conditions.
Fall heating inspections make for warmer winters
The North Alabama Better Business Bureau offers tips on how to get homes ready for the cold weather.
EPA encourages homeowners to care for their septic systems
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging homeowners to take action to ensure their septic systems are functioning properly.
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