Archive for 2015

West Point Lake Floating Classroom

December 18th, 2015

Video By: Kendall Pence. The Chattahoochee Riverkeeper’s West Point Lake floating classroom–the Miss Sally–provides students the opportunity to learn conservation and river safety while actually on the water. Riverkeeper Henry Jacobs says teaching young people the importance of water is the best way to preserve the river. Related Story: Keeping the River

Pine Mountain Valley’s Silver Lining

October 1st, 2015

Story By: Taylor Ennis. The vast Oak Mountain ridge blanketed in native pine has peered over the Valley of Hope for more than 80 years. Its vibrant landscape witnessed the growth of a community founded on perseverance and the faith to start over in life and work. Today, a single neon green highway sign marked […]

Old Timers and Chimers

April 3rd, 2015

Story By: Kathryn Wood. Video By: Maggie Ferguson. Tick-tock tick-tock. This sound bounces off the walls inside of the historic Gingerbread House in Opelika. Two rooms on both sides of the foyer hold grandfather clocks, anniversary clocks, cuckoo clocks and mantel clocks, just to name a few. The Old Timers & Chimers Clock Shop and […]