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The Best Places to Have a Picnic Around Tuscaloosa

The warm sunny days are here, perfect for getting outdoors to have picnic at one of the many scenic spots around Tuscaloosa.

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5 of the Best Water Parks to Visit this Summer in Central Alabama

It's more than just cooling off on a hot summer day, water parks offer a variety of fun from slides, splash pads, lazy rivers to pools. Here's a list of the 5 biggest and best water parks to visit this summer across Central Alabama.

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‘Top 20 Country Summer Songs’ Playlist, 2016 Edition

As we near closer to the ‘unofficial’ start of Summer and our Wild Bill Memorial Day Weekend, it’s time for an updated list of the ‘Top 20 Country Summer Songs!

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Do You Like Green Plums? Where Can I Find Them Growing Wild?

I love when I find something that takes me back in time. This morning, I stopped at a C-Store on my way to work and saw three buckets of green plums for sale. It'd been years. I bought a half pound.

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7 Best Indoor Summer Activities in Tuscaloosa

It's summer, and TBH, I am not all that psyched. Summer is THE WORST. It's hot and humid, and by the time August rolls around I am seriously questioning the decision making process that led me to live in the South...

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8 Summer Picnic Sandwich Ideas That May Blow Your Mind

Let's go a bit farther than ham and cheese. Madison and Shepherd asked for some unique Summer sandwich ideas after a co-worker said he'd never even heard of a pineapple and mayonnaise sandwich.

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65 Reasons Why Summer is the Absolute WORST

Some people may tell you that summer doesn't officially start until after Memorial Day, but people who live in Alabama can tell you that summer starts around mid-April down here. Summer is a time for swimming and barbecues and all sorts of fun outdoor activities--but it is also the WORST.

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Tuscaloosa Summer Bucket List: 10 Things You’ve Got to Do in the Druid City this Year

You don't have to travel hundreds of miles away to have an awesome summer vacation--in fact, you don't even have to leave Tuscaloosa County! There are so many fun things to do here--enough to keep you and your family busy all summer long. Check out our Tuscaloosa Summer Bucket List and start planning your vacation today!

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Best Swimming Holes in and Around Tuscaloosa

In Tuscaloosa, we have an abundance of fresh clean swimming pools to go to this Summer. More people than ever have pools in their backyard. That wasn't the case where I grew up. We went swimming in the Cypress Hole on County Rd 21 in Coffeeville. Oh, and Bassets Creek.

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Tuscaloosa County Master Gardeners’ Pass-Along Plant Sale April 30

Tuscaloosa Master Gardeners' are putting together plants of all kinds to prepare for the Pass-Along Plant Sale on April 30th at the Tuscaloosa County Extension Auditorium Behind Courthouse between 7th & 8th Streets.

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