By Trent Iley - OwnerDryer Vent Squad The dryer vent has many important roles. The most important role it has is transferring heat from your dryer out of the home. The dryer vent acts like a chimney, and helps take the hot air from the dryer out of your home. Without the dryer vent, your … Continue reading WHY SHOULD YOU CLEAN YOUR DRYER VENT?

Do You Hear What I Hear?

By Anita Giles MS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing CenterTis the season for celebrations, gatherings of family and friends, music and merriment and all holiday things. It’s a time to renew acquaintances and make new ones. Hearing is the vital sense that allows us to maintain relationships and make connections with family/friends; making it possible to engage, … Continue reading Do You Hear What I Hear?

Organizing for the Holidays

By Darci Forde4D Professional ServicesOK, so it feels like it was just a few weeks ago that I was on a cruise ship basking in the sunlight of Mexico. With the blue skies, the warm air, the sand between my toes, and a pina colada in my hand. For those who don't know me, it … Continue reading Organizing for the Holidays

South Huntsville’s Christmas On The River

By Brandi Quick, Executive Director Huntsville Madison County Marina & Port Authority Ditto Landing and Madison County Boat HarborWho spends their summer thinking about creating a South Huntsville Christmas tradition? Of course, Commissioner Phil Riddick and the Ditto Landing team do. A great deal of time was spent reliving and reminiscing about Huntsville Christmas traditions … Continue reading South Huntsville’s Christmas On The River


By Anita Giles MS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing Center Hearing is vital to all facets of life. It is essential for maintaining relationships and connections with family and friends and makes it possible to engage, listen, laugh, and enjoy participation in life events. Hearing is the sensation of sound that is detected by the ears and … Continue reading EARS– THE GREAT PROTECTORS

BBQ & Bluegrass Festival – October 15th!

By Phil Riddick Madison County CommissionerDistrict 5 Come experience great music and tasty BBQ in a beautiful setting. The Fourth Annual Bluegrass & BBQ Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 15 at Southside Park. Sponsored by South Huntsville Main Association and Madison County District 5, this family friendly event will feature three popular bluegrass bands … Continue reading BBQ & Bluegrass Festival – October 15th!

Near Nature, Near Perfect.

By Marianne WindhamWindham Travel and Leisure Near Nature. Near Perfect. This is an official slogan for Spokane, Washington; and I would not disagree. I just spent the first week of August there visiting with four dear friends of 30+ years. Our host Brad just moved to Spokane Valley with his family last summer. Beautiful mountains and … Continue reading Near Nature, Near Perfect.

Hearing Health—Treating Hearing Loss

By Anita Giles MS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing Center Life is about relationships—those that we have now and those that we have had. The loss of relationship and the ability to share life with someone you love can occur by distance or death, but it also occurs when someone can’t hear well enough to communicate or … Continue reading Hearing Health—Treating Hearing Loss

New Senior Community Center Coming to John Hunt Park 

By Mayor Tommy Battle  Over the last decade, the City of Huntsville has committed millions of dollars to improve existing parks, build new ones, create world-class facilities, and stay on the cutting edge of recreation opportunities. To ensure we provide something for all ages, our older population will soon have more options in John Hunt Park … Continue reading New Senior Community Center Coming to John Hunt Park 

Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s

By Unity Psychiatric Care Huntsville Editor’s note: September is both Healthy Aging Month and World Alzheimer’s Month. Although treatment is readily available and necessary, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are not a typical part of aging. In fact, studies have shown by improving our health through lowering blood pressure, exercising, and not smoking we … Continue reading Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s