Buck's Pocket State Park

Local Spotlight: Buck’s Pocket State Park

How often do we actually get the chance to go on a good, old-fashioned trek? This summer, you can answer the call at Buck’s Pocket State Park. Located in Grove Oak, AL, this nearby treasure shows its visitors the natural beauty of the great outdoors. Thinking of planning a trip? We’ll give you all the Read more about Local Spotlight: Buck’s Pocket State Park[…]

Second-Hand Stores in Scottsboro

6 Second-Hand Stores in Scottsboro, Alabama

Buying pre-owned items doesn’t just make you the best budgeter possible. It also means you’re protecting our planet! After all, when we reuse items, we can rest easy knowing our eco-friendly choices have made a positive impact. Plus, our shopping haul just looks so cool! If you want to decorate—or redecorate—your Willow Creek apartment, check Read more about 6 Second-Hand Stores in Scottsboro, Alabama[…]

Miylah Jai's Wing Shack

New Restaurant Spotlight: Miylah Jai’s Wing Shack

Sometimes, we just don’t want to cook! Well, lucky for us, there’s a new restaurant in town: Miylah Jai’s Wing Shack. Whether you want six wings—or even 200—they’ve got you! So, next time you feel hungry, visit them on North Broad Street in Downtown Scottsboro. More on Miylah Jai’s Wing Shack Scottsboro, AL just got Read more about New Restaurant Spotlight: Miylah Jai’s Wing Shack[…]

Northeast Alabama Community College

Local Spotlight: Northeast Alabama Community College

Ring, ring! Can you hear the bell? School is back in season for Northeast Alabama Community College. As the Mustangs start cracking open their books for the first time this semester, we’ve decided to shine a spotlight on this incredible long-lived local institution. Students and alumni, potential new matriculates, and local residents alike can all Read more about Local Spotlight: Northeast Alabama Community College[…]

Local Spotlight: Sauta Cave National Wildlife Refuge

Local Spotlight: Sauta Cave National Wildlife Refuge

During the Halloween season, we see bats everywhere. On decorations, as cookies, in the movies—this month is their time to shine. Well, you may also be able to observe them—safely, and from a distance—in person at the Sauta Cave National Wildlife Refuge. What is the Sauta Cave National Wildlife Refuge? You may know the Sauta Read more about Local Spotlight: Sauta Cave National Wildlife Refuge[…]

Scottsboro Antiques

Local Spotlight: Scottsboro Antiques

Scottsboro is a place where you can step back through time, even for just a moment. That’s certainly true at Scottsboro Antiques, a treasure trove of period pieces, curios, and collectibles. Yesteryear is on full display at this one-stop antiques shop off West Willow Street! About Scottsboro Antiques Only 200 yards away from the world Read more about Local Spotlight: Scottsboro Antiques[…]

unclaimed baggage is celebrating 50 years

Happy Anniversary: Unclaimed Baggage is Celebrating 50 Years

The Unclaimed Baggage Center is a family-run Alabama treasure—one that’s well-known all across the country. Since 1970, it has offered a place for unwanted and unclaimed luggage to find a home. It even donates or recycles some of its findings! Now, as Unclaimed Baggage is celebrating 50 years, we’re stepping back in time to take Read more about Happy Anniversary: Unclaimed Baggage is Celebrating 50 Years[…]

Veterans Memorial Park of Jackson County

Local Spotlight: Veterans Memorial Park of Jackson County

Our veterans bleed red, white, and blue—and commemorating their service is our duty. That’s the cornerstone beneath the founding of the Veterans Memorial Park of Jackson County. This six-acre tract of land has become an ongoing project to remember our most revered citizens. The Park’s Origins The Veterans Memorial Park of Jackson County traces its Read more about Local Spotlight: Veterans Memorial Park of Jackson County[…]

Fast Facts about Scottsboro History

5 Fast Facts about Scottsboro History

Think you know all there is to know about the history of Scottsboro? We’ll see if we can stump you—or at least provide a quick brush-up on your historical schooling. These fast facts about Scottsboro history may cause you to pause, or even grant you some new perspective. Scottsboro has seen some name changes. Scottsboro’s Read more about 5 Fast Facts about Scottsboro History[…]

unclaimed baggage center

Local Spotlight: Unclaimed Baggage Center

When you travel, you need your supplies! Suitcases filled with clothes, toiletries, and even souvenirs go from airport to airport each and every day. Sometimes, though, their owners don’t bring them home! So, where exactly can they go? Well, for many, the answer is the Unclaimed Baggage Center. This intriguing Alabama treasure has been the Read more about Local Spotlight: Unclaimed Baggage Center[…]