Along Highway 80 in Alabama’s Black Belt

October 20, 2016 0

Called the Black Belt because of its rich, dark soil, the area of Alabama traversed by Highway 80 was the staging ground for some of Alabama’s most significant moments in history. It was here that cotton plantations flourished, the Confederacy was born, and civil rights were won. Read More

Watch Kudzu Documentary

June 7, 2016 0

In “The Amazing Story of Kudzu” you’ll learn about kudzu’s colorful past, present and future. Travel from Chipley, Florida — where Glen Arden Nursery sold kudzu plants through the mail in the 1920s — to Covington, Georgia — where Channing Cope crowned kudzu “king” in the 1940s. Meet a 93 year old man who supervised Civilian Conservation Corps workers as they… Read More

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