Laura McPhail

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A long-term ‘fix’: The many benefits of spaying and neutering pets

You’ve heard the pleas. You’ve scrolled past the pictures in your social media feeds. You’ve heard the sad music on...
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Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children goes ‘extra mile’ for child car safety

September is Child Passenger Safety Awareness Month, and Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children is going the extra mile to...
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Going out on a ‘limb’ for public safety in Huntsville

Part of what makes Huntsville such a beautiful city is the number of trees lining sidewalks and greenways, shading homes...
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Answering the call: Betty Gaylor reminisces on ‘blessed’ life as Huntsville volunteer

Giving back to her community is part of Betty Gaylor’s nature. In fact, you could say it’s a calling –...
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Akeem Davis: How networking led to crossroads of entrepreneurship, volunteerism

Akeem Davis is passionate about serving others. As an entrepreneur, he knew creating a strong network would be the backbone...
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Myth vs. Fact: Getting to know Huntsville’s Green Team

We re-introduced you to the City of Huntsville’s Green Team a couple of months ago in a blog about their...
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Keep it cool this summer when it comes to pet health

Summertime means longer daylight hours to enjoy outdoor activities, exercising and vacations. When animals are included in the fun, we...
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Huntsville Air Force vet embraces ‘service before self’ as a dedicated volunteer

When Chief Master Sgt. Lyle Voyles, 75, retired from the Air Force 22 years ago and settled in Huntsville, he...
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Focus on fospice: Providing comfort and dignity to senior shelter animals

“He brings us a lot of joy,” Myles Boone said with a laugh. “He’s so eager to get going in...
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‘Heel’ mental health issues with help from a Huntsville shelter pet

When it comes to mental health struggles, pet ownership can take “heeling” to “healing.” By adopting from an animal shelter,...