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.
This was said to be the largest crowd and the warmest yet Piedmont Polar Plunge, which benefits Venecia’s Foundation. Elected officials from Piedmont, Jacksonville and Weaver were present. The plunge brought in $1661 for the foundation, which gives comfort bags and gas cards to those going t…