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This Thanksgiving, wish upon a tamale

Photo | depositphotos.com Try something different and use that leftover turkey to make tamales, which freeze well and are just right for Christmas Eve Mexican dinner. The day is finally here. It’s the day any food writer worth his or her salt shaker looks forward to...

Back in black

Photo | Facebook Huntsville’s Yellowhammer Brewing describes its Midnight Special as “a dark lager crafted in the spirit of a German-style schwarzbier, blending German Munich malts and dark roasted malts for a smooth finish.” As the days get shorter and the nights...

Special news series and investigations


Head to the polls with Lagniappe's extensive guide to statewide and local political races. On Nov. 6, voters will decide seats including governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, state House and Senate seats plus Baldwin County Commission and school board seats. Voters in Fairhope will also decide on a referendum for a new form of government.

Domestic Violence

A series of stories by contributing writer Lynn Oldshue examining the plague of domestic violence from the perspective of abusers, survivors and local organizations here to help.

Mobile Housing Board

For decades, the Mobile Housing Board of Commissioners has been beset by financial shortcomings and dilapidating infrastructure. But with a new executive director and changing membership, the board is continuing to move forward with plans to update its affordable housing stock.