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Battle of Rincon Hill Re-enactment Puts the City’s Proud Military History on Display

Battle of Rincon Hill Re-enactment Puts the City’s Proud Military History on Display

Visitors to the Rincon Memorial Park on the afternoon of June 22 were treated to a re-enactment of the Battle of Rincon Hill, on the sesquicentennial anniversary of the event that resulted in the only military casualties of the Civil War within city limits. Some highlights of the show: 3:00 pm – A group of…

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Friday Facts: Graffiti, Flying Ravioli, Native Alabamans

Friday Facts: Graffiti, Flying Ravioli, Native Alabamans

:: Adelmorst is the longest city street name with all the letters in alphabetical order. :: Authorities still do not know who has been heavily tagging numerous Downtown, Central Corridor and Northside buildings with the phrase “Rock-n-Roll” over the last two months. :: Number of barriers erected in the West Sugar neighborhood to prevent speedy…

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Survivors of the Radio Apocalypse

Survivors of the Radio Apocalypse

In 1967, Jeff Crane walked out onto North Canton Avenue and winced from his first view of sunlight in 16 years. As his eyes adjusted, he took a nervous look around and saw an unwashed, bushy-bearded, shabbily-dressed, long-haired man stumbling toward him, his eyes glazed and babbling incoherently. His worst fears were realized: civilization had…

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