Southern States Bank of Anniston recently announced that Kristin Harville, SVP Compliance/BSA officer, was awarded the Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) from the Institute of Certified Bankers, a subsidiary of the American Bankers Association.

Bethel University College of Arts and Sciences in McKenzie, Tenn., recently announced Adam Smith of Anniston made the honor roll for its fall 2016 semester.

Mary Mullen is president of Dixie Weavers Basketry Guild. She discovered her talent for basket weaving after taking an introductory class in 2010. Mullen estimates that she has woven about 200 baskets in the last seven years.

Staten Island native Donna Coffey owns the new PaintOlogy art studio in Jacksonville. Coffey was encouraged by her late father to pursue her passions, including creating art. PaintOlogy hosts its grand opening this weekend with three painting classes.