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August 28, 2014


Virginia-born Carolyn Freeman sells antiques

Carolyn Roberts Freeman loves antiques and she loves her adopted hometown, Piedmont. She spends a lot of time trying to sell both.

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Wednesday 08/20/2014
Lora Spivey remembers cooking with her mother
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 11:14 am

Lora Spivey’s mother, Jean Bennett, started a tradition in her family and has continued it for two generations.

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Wednesday 08/13/2014
Elsie Willis likes being in position to help others
Posted: August 13, 2014

Elsie Finch Willis realizes that being the wife of a pastor puts her in a special position. Her husband, Floyd, has pastored churches for 28 of the 53 years they’ve been married.

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Wednesday 07/30/2014
Sherry-Go-Round: Parental vigilance is vital around water
Posted: July 30, 2014

It’s not too late this summer to mention water safety. 

I state this because I witnessed two small children nearly drowning while on vacation. 

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Wednesday 07/23/2014
Debbie Pruett begins and ends career at hospitals
Posted: July 23, 2014

Debbie Buttram Pruett remembers how much she enjoyed working as a candy striper at Piedmont Hospital when she was in high school. Ironically, her first job, though it was as a volunteer, was at a hospital, she ended her career at another hospital, Regional Medical Center in Anniston.

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Rev. Alexander completes a milestone
Posted: July 23, 2014

Rev. Flora Harris Alexander, a native of Anniston, was born to the late Mr. and Mrs. Isaiah Harris Sr. She grew up in Anniston where she received her primary and secondary education and graduated from Cobb Avenue High School.

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Gospel music on Friday nights
Posted: July 23, 2014

Wanda Turner, shown here with her husband, Stanley, will announce in the Journal’s weekly Community Capsule the upcoming singers at The Gospel Music Hall at 327 E. Ladiga St.

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Piedmont community calendar for July 23, 2014
Posted: July 23, 2014

Upcoming community events in Piedmont.

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Unexpected side trips make vacations fun
Posted: July 23, 2014

Recently I fulfilled a long-time dream to see Phantom of the Opera on Broadway in New York. It was as wonderful as I had always hoped it would be. A few days before, though, my family and I decided to visit a little-known attraction that held our attention for half a day. Anyone who has ever traveled with a four-year-old knows that this is an accomplishment.

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