News - from the past & the present

New bill to abolish Alabama Historic Commission – What is your opinion?

What are your thoughts about the bills? This letter was emailed to me and I thought I'd share it with AP readers.  While, I don't…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Ain’t No Spring Chickens, [story, pictures & song] are sure to bring back memories to many in Alabama

(Do you remember mail and chickens being delivered by train? This is a cute story that will bring back memories. Enjoy the song at the end.)…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Remarkable story of Old St. Stephens by Mary Welsh born 1823 with picture of the steamboat she rode

Below is the Coast Guard cutter "Winona" and steamboat "Minnie Lee" transporting people from Mobile to attend the centennial celebration of the founding of…