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Tuesday Apr 15 | Alabama Live

Farmer's Market approved for Mountain Brook's Crestline Village

Josh Smitherman of Smitherman Farms of Chilton county arranges peaches at the Farmer's Market at the Summit shopping center in Birmingham, Ala., Thursday, May 24, 2012.

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Related Topix: Mountain Brook, AL, Birmingham, AL, Homewood, AL, Life, Food, Heirloom Tomatoes

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Alabama Live

Sights, sounds and savory flavors of the first Pepper Place Saturday Market of 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - How do you know spring is here and summer is approaching in Birmingham? Flowers are blooming; the city's parks are overflowing with people running, walking dogs and picnicking; and local vendors are selling their products and produce at farmers markets.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

Alabama Live

Jemison man pleads guilty to stabbing roommate to death during argument

Tommy Joe Ashworth, 34, admitted to stabbing 34-year-old Jeremy Richard Brasher, of Jemison, in September 2013.

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Related Topix: Jemison, AL, Clanton, AL

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Alabama Live

Birmingham's Pepper Place farmers market, named one of South's 10 best, begins 2014 season...

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Pepper Place Saturday Market, which was just named one of the 10 best farmers markets in the South, returns for another season Saturday with a fresh crop of spring produce.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Agriculture, Science, Marion, AL, Harpersville, AL, Entertainment

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Alabama Live

Storms fizzle Friday, but more severe weather possible this weekend in central Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A tornado watch was cancelled for much of central Alabama, but heavy rains swept through the area Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Weather, Birmingham, AL

Tue Apr 01, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Chilton Co. peach farmers still assessing cold spell damage

"We took a pretty good hit, It surprised us. There's more damage to trees in lower elevations and the early-blooming varieties were hit harder," said Jim Pitts, director of Chilton County research extension center.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits, Food

Fri Mar 28, 2014

WIAT-TV Birmingham

Multiple reports of missing pit bulls in Chilton County

During the last month, the animal shelter has received five reports of missing pet pit bulls.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Chilton Co. peach farmers prepare for freezing temps.

Alabama farmers are taking precautions to protect strawberry and peach crops from the potential freeze forecasters are predicting for Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits, Food

Neighbors

Farmers Prepare Strawberries, Peach Trees for Potential Freeze

Alabama farmers are preparing for an overnight freeze which could harm peach trees and strawberry plants.

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Related Topix: Weather, Agriculture, Science, Cullman County, AL

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