Bonnie Garrett, daughter of John and Linda Garrett of Lineville, recently received the Alabama Project Lead the Way Teacher of the Year award at Auburn University and the National Education Association Foundation Teaching Excellence award in Washington, D.C.

Ms. Lynde Nanson, the Upper School mathematics teacher at The Donoho School, was recently chosen to participate in the Teacher Leadership program of the park City Mathematics Institute in Utah this summer.

Walter Lawson is known in local nursing homes and jail ministries as "the singing chaplain." Lawson says he may not be the best singer, but he takes his direction from the Psalm that tells every living thing to "make a joyful noise unto the Lord."

It is difficult to determine what kind of book April Smith intended her new novel to be. Is it to be a piece of personal American history like her "A Star for Mrs. Blake"? Is it to be a thriller in the manner of her FBI Special Agent Ana Grey series? As it stands, it’s a mash-up of both — an…

JR and Meagan Morrow of Piedmont are proud to announce the arrival of Isabelle Leigh Morrow, who was born March 3, 2017, at Regional Medical Center in Anniston. Isabelle weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces. She has a brother, Dustin Morrow, who is 5-years-old.