Summer pokes holes in the calendar to fill with girls’ trips to the beach, the mountains and sometimes, Waco, Texas. In July 2016, Kathy Autrey drove the 700 miles from her home in Auburn to Texas with her sister and a friend. They went in search of their favorite reality stars, Chip and Joanna Gaines of Waco, Texas, who began their retail venture in 2003
Stone columns crowned with flickering gas lanterns mark the entrance to The Legacy at Cary Creek, a planned active adult, maintenance-free community in Auburn. The area’s first gated development occupies 57 acres and will feature 143 homes with high-end amenities. Developer Charles Cary Pick has deep roots in Auburn. “I named the community The Legacy,” he says, “because this land has been in my family
A young, upcoming artist is drawing his future The best kept secret in the Southeast, maybe in the whole United States, lives in Opelika. His name is Tevin Drake, and he is an artist. An incredible artist. So good, in fact, that even he does not realize how talented he is. It is only a matter of time before somebody who knows how to market
Megan Smalley received yet another baby shower invitation. Of course, the mother-to-be would have known of Megan’s year of infertility treatments. Most of the shower attendees would as well. The year of shots and tests and hormones skyrocketing off the chart. The procedure to transfer IVF embryos, the phone call from the doctor to communicate that not one of the three transferred had implanted. Megan’s
A friend had been wrongly accused and convicted of a crime he did not commit. A group of my friends and I were sure the warden was in cahoots with the inmates to suppress evidence to prove his innocence. So, desperate to get to the truth, we broke into the warden’s office while he was on his lunch break and frantically worked together to
We are thrilled to introduce a new department for the magazine. Each issue we will be highlighting a few of our favorite things! For summer, we are sharing some of our favorite LOCAL BBQ sauces, Lake Living must-haves and for those June brides, a few of our picks for their new home. 1. Charlie B’s Original 3-Clicks White Sauce & Bottcher’s Steak Marinade | 2.