Tuesday Apr 15
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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Sat Apr 12, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
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.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
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.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
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.
Farmers Prepare Strawberries, Peach Trees for Potential Freeze
Alabama farmers are preparing for an overnight freeze which could harm peach trees and strawberry plants.