Jacksonville State University’s Baptist campus minister grew up on the banks of the Coosa River in Hokes Bluff. He likes to say that he lived in the suburbs of Hokes Bluff. He was one of seven children.
On his official recruiting visit to Jacksonville State last weekend, Piedmont offensive tackle Mason Langley told the JSU coaches he had decided to become a Gamecock – and did it in a unique way. Saturday, all the recruits went to the field house where they got to try on jerseys and have photos made.
When Kyle Justice of Piedmont was 12, he picked up the guitar and never put it down. Shortly after that, he began taking lessons at Baker Music in Gadsden. After two years, the lessons ended when his instructor told him that he couldn’t teach him anything else.
Kitty Stone Elementary School organized a 'Spirit Walk' for pre-k student Thompson Wagoner before he left school Wednesday for St. Jude's Children's Hospital in Memphis. He will be having surgery to remove his 'sick eye'. Wagoner has been battling cancer since he was six months old.