The Piedmont Journal

April 20, 2015

The Piedmont Journal

Love story leads to scholarship

A chance meeting of a man and woman in a TGIF restaurant near Houston 25 years ago led to the makings of a storybook romance and the chance for a Piedmont High School student to attend college.

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  • Open house held for Roberts home

    About 40 were present Sunday afternoon at an open house sponsored by Partners for the Preservation of the Roberts Home. Many were impressed by…

    • icon posted: April 16
  • Open house held for Roberts home

    About 40 were present Sunday afternoon at an open house sponsored by Partners for the Preservation of the Roberts Home.

    • icon Updated: April 16

Local News

Rodney McReynolds paints, hammers and sings

When he reached the age of 8, when he wasn’t in school, Rodney McReynolds accompanied his father to work everyday. The elder McReynolds was a painter and young Rodney watched every move he made. While he learned to paint by watching his father, he learned a lot about construction by watching those around him.

Sports

Bulldogs do well at Fort Payne meet

Thursday afternoon, two days after the boys’ team won its second consecutive Calhoun County track meet, the Bulldogs traveled to Fort Payne for the Edward Jones Thursday Night Spikes meet. There were no team champions named but several Bulldogs turned in outstanding efforts.

Opinion

Hillary almost guaranteed a victory

We have at least 14 more months of presidential political campaigns and primaries in the Republican Party. How many will run for the GOP nomination? Nobody knows. Democrats don’t really care. They’ll enjoy watching GOP candidates tearing down and maligning fellow Republicans until the RNC selects a survivor to run against Hillary.

Community

Piedmont native retired from teaching

Annie Grace Diamond Adair, 86, lives on the street where she was born in Piedmont. She’s lived here her entire life except for the three years she lived in Gadsden and about five years when she was attending Alabama State Teachers College (now Alabama State University) in Montgomery.

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