Feature:  Hide & Seek

Feature: Hide & Seek

They are all around us, sometimes hidden in plain sight. Geocaching – the game, sport or hobby, depending on whom you speak with – entertains equally those seeking a technical challenge and children looking for secret treasures. story by GRAHAM DODD | photos by GRAHAM DODD, OLIVIA GRIDER and BRITTNEY HUGHES I am crawling under
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History Book: Visionary Talent

History Book: Visionary Talent

From the swamps of the everglades to the urban jungles of New York, photographer and northeast Alabama native Charles Ebbets refused no risk or exertion to capture some of the most iconic images of his time. Pick up your Phone, Snap a “Selfie,” Shoot a video, post them to friends with the merest flick of
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Artist Spotlight: Man of (Repurposed) Steel

Artist Spotlight: Man of (Repurposed) Steel

Nathan Winkler has created a new medium that blends traditional quilting and the increasing popularity of barn quilts. story and photos by RANDY GRIDER Nathan Winkler's emergence into the world of quilting may seem a little odd at first glance. He has no background in quilts – and neither does anyone in his immediate family. For
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Inn for the Night: Peaceful Perch

Inn for the Night: Peaceful Perch

Mentone Mountain View Inn offers a panoramic outlook, personalized accommodations and as much privacy or social interaction as guests desire. story and photos by MEREDITH CUMMINGS Paul Todd motions out the window from inside Mentone Mountain View Inn, which he owns with his wife Carolyn, and gazes at the view of three states the location
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Tying the Knot: Something Old is Something New

Tying the Knot: Something Old is Something New

After transforming a family cotton gin for their own wedding, a young couple is sharing the history-filled venue with others who appreciate its authentic charm. story by BRETT JAILLET | photography by DEEDRA PIKE When Whitney and Andrew Meeks were planning their wedding last May, it became obvious the best place to hold their ceremony
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The Homestead: Cloudome

The Homestead: Cloudome

After a fire destroyed his log home, Chuck Peters created a resilient monolithic dome as a new residence in Cloudland, Ga. story by MARCIA GRUVER DOYLE | photos by CHUCK PETERS and staging by MAGNOLIA If Chuck Peters were the subject of a multiple-choice question, the only possible answer would be “all of the above.”
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