Neely Henry Lake

Local Spotlight: Neely Henry Lake

It’s summer—and for many, that means spending more time outside. Still, with many places remaining closed or shuttering hours, it can be hard to find somewhere fun and safe to visit. Luckily for us, Neely Henry Lake is open—and you can take precautions to ensure that you and your loved ones stay healthy this season. Read more about Local Spotlight: Neely Henry Lake[…]

Etowah County Mega Sports Complex

Coming Soon: Etowah County Mega Sports Complex

Youth sports have become a big part of life in Etowah County. The Etowah County Mega Sports Complex Authority certainly thinks so. Founded in 2015, this organization has sought to secure a modern sports complex for our county. We’ll likely have it as a new neighbor by the fall, if not a little sooner! About Read more about Coming Soon: Etowah County Mega Sports Complex[…]

New Helicopter at the Patriots' Park Vietnam Display

In the News: New Helicopter at the Patriots’ Park Vietnam Display

Veterans have been fighting for our country’s freedom since before we even had a country! This year, the new helicopter at the Patriots’ Park Vietnam display helps us remember our history—and the brave people who died to protect the U.S.A. The next time you visit Ola Lee Mize Patriots’ Park, consider giving this vessel of Read more about In the News: New Helicopter at the Patriots’ Park Vietnam Display[…]

Sand Mountain Twin Drive-In

Local Spotlight: Sand Mountain Twin Drive-In

Drive-in theaters used to be some of the most popular spots around—and for good reason! You can enjoy a movie from the comfort of your car—and you don’t even have to pay concession costs. Though it seemed like this cool tradition was sadly fading away, don’t discount drive-in theaters too soon! Right now, they’re enjoying Read more about Local Spotlight: Sand Mountain Twin Drive-In[…]

Activities to Do at Summer Waters

6 Activities to Do at Summer Waters

With a new season on the horizon, there might be a little more spring in your step. Feeling the cabin fever? We are too. As the weather warms, let’s list some activities to do at Summer Waters that will shake off the cold. Take the pup around the park. We’re betting your best friend would Read more about 6 Activities to Do at Summer Waters[…]

Tigers for Tomorrow at Untamed Mountain

Local Spotlight: Tigers for Tomorrow at Untamed Mountain

Lions, tigers, and bears—oh my! It’s not just a saying. It’s literal on North Alabama’s “Untamed Mountain.” With more than 160 wild animals in their care, Tigers for Tomorrow at Untamed Mountain aims to provide a permanent home for these majestic, predatory creatures. About Tigers for Tomorrow Founded in 1999, Tigers for Tomorrow at Untamed Read more about Local Spotlight: Tigers for Tomorrow at Untamed Mountain[…]

Hatch Show Print at the Gadsden Museum of Art

Happening Now: Hatch Show Print at the Gadsden Museum of Art

You’ve heard of night at the museum. But what about making a day of it? Now is the time to visit—an amazing exhibit of Americana has graced Gadsden. Come see Hatch Show Print at the Gadsden Museum of Art, an American advertising and entertainment living legend! About Hatch Show Print Founded in 1879, Hatch Show Read more about Happening Now: Hatch Show Print at the Gadsden Museum of Art[…]

Added Fish to Black Creek

In the News: Rainbow Fly Fishing Club Recently Added Fish to Black Creek

In an effort to increase eco-tourism for the Gadsden area, the Rainbow Fly Fishing Club recently added fish to Black Creek. Around 1,100 pounds of trout were released into the watershed above Noccalula Falls! This marks the second time this year that fish were added to Black Creek; the Rainbow Fly Fishing Club dropped 1,000 Read more about In the News: Rainbow Fly Fishing Club Recently Added Fish to Black Creek[…]

Christmas at the Falls 2019

This Month: Christmas at the Falls 2019

Christmas is just around the corner—a fact that Noccalula Falls Park is well aware of. This month starts Christmas at the Falls 2019, an event which runs from Thanksgiving evening to January 2020. However, construction for the light extravaganza has been ongoing since as early as August! What is Christmas at the Falls? Christmas at Read more about This Month: Christmas at the Falls 2019[…]

Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest

Coming Up: 8th Annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest

Carving pumpkins. Switching out clothes for costumes. Taking to the streets to gather sweets. Halloween is a special time of the year where you can dress up as your dreams, live out fairy tales for one night, and eat dessert before dinner. And at the 8th Annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest this month, you can Read more about Coming Up: 8th Annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest[…]