Human Interest Stories

Human Interest blog articles by Janet Kynard, Founder/President of It Happens in Alabama, from around the state and off the beaten path.

Janet’s Alabama Voodoo Shrimp by: Janet Kynard, It Happens in Alabama Looking for a delicious, quick meal for dinner? Try out our new recipe “Janet’s Alabama Voodoo… Read More

by: Janet Kynard, It Happens in Alabama and  Andrew Yeager, Announcer Producer of News Alabama Voter Registration ends on October 24, 2016. Alabamians will enter the… Read More

A Mural, A Statue, an Unmarked Grave?  By: Janet Kynard, It Happens in Alabama My Heart was broken like a little child. Remember when we were children and… Read More

I’m Seeing Peanuts Everywhere, Have I Gone Nuts?

By: Janet Kynard, It Happens in Alabama  When I arrived in Dothan, Alabama, I began to notice peanuts everywhere; peanuts around town, in stores, in bushes and… Read More

by: Janet Kynard, It Happens in Alabama Having the opportunity to spend several days in Dothan while on a business trip, I decided to take my free… Read More

Alabama Cities Made Most Educated Cities List by: Janet Kynard, It Happens in Alabama While catching up on some reading, I came across an article, on Wallethub, listing… Read More

Alabama State Capitol Illuminated Blue This Week to Honor Law Enforcement and we couldn’t be more proud and humble. MONTGOMERY- Governor Bentley on Monday announced the Alabama… Read More

Michigan Coach Wears Julio Jones Jersey University of Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was sporting an Atlanta Falcons Julio Jones jersey today while on the campus of South… Read More

World’s Oldest Person Dies, Susannah Mushatt Jones, Alabama It Happens in Alabama Susannah Mushatt Jones, born Susannah Mushatt, to Callie and Mary Mushatt on July 6, 1899,… Read More

Ray Scott’s Iconic Alabama Resort-Estate for Sale

 Ray Scott’s Iconic Alabama Resort-Estate for Sale ~ Ray Scott’s Trophy Bass Retreat is a “sportsman’s paradise.” Presidents have fished its fertile lakes, and in 2010 Outdoor Life… Read More

Strange but true: Alabamian launches ‘professional cuddling’ services – Yellowhammer News

Alabamian launches professional cuddling services Birmingham is home to CuddleFix, a professional cuddling service. Clients pay CuddlePros to snuggle with them on an hourly basis. Sourced through… Read More

Alabama a “Food DESERT”… Healthy Food Financing Act addresses need for access to fresh, nutritious food

Alabama is a state with vast natural resources; home-grown, farm-raised, or fresh-caught food products but The Alabama Department of Public Health describes food deserts as a neighborhood… Read More