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The evolution of skull-and-crossbone gravestones

Charleston has numerous historic cemeteries and graveyards (meaning in a churchyard) to visit. Most are open to the public and some companies include them in tours. The oldest and one of the most fascinating is the graveyard of the Circular Church. According to its website, it is “likely the oldest English burial ground still in… Continue reading The evolution of skull-and-crossbone gravestones

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Guest blog: My trip to Mt. Cheaha, home of Bigfoot

Below is a guest blog by Sweetums, who loves hiking at Cheaha State Park. By Wil Elrick As I am sure you already know, Alabama is one of the most beautiful states in our great nation. We have everything from beaches to mountains and everything in between. With many majestic mountains and forests, Alabama in… Continue reading Guest blog: My trip to Mt. Cheaha, home of Bigfoot

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In honor of Fannie Flagg’s birthday, a story from that time I interviewed her

Below is an excerpt from my book "Not Quite Right: Mostly True Tales of a Weird NEws Reporter." $15. Email kellykazek@kellykazek.com for signed copies. I just love Fannie Flagg, y’all. She was raised in Birmingham, Alabama, and was a comedian and actor before becoming a best-selling author with novels like “Fried Green Tomatoes at the… Continue reading In honor of Fannie Flagg’s birthday, a story from that time I interviewed her