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."

Ten Islands Camp of The Sons of Confederate Veterans annual Lee-Jackson Banquet was held at the Alexandria Community Center Feb. 11, to celebrate the memory of two great Southern Patriots who defended their homeland with honor and distinction.

Derrell Calloway is the board president for Cheaha Creative Arts, a nonprofit dedicated to providing fine arts education to the community. Calloway worked in human resource management before becoming an elementary school teacher, and he is now working as assistant principal at Weaver High Sc…

Petty Officer Third Class Jesse Seaman, a 2013 Piedmont High School graduate and Piedmont native was awarded the Warrior of Week Award serving aboard USS Abraham Lincoln.

The Dorcas Art and Social Club, under the direction of Sigrid Beard, designed a quilt with patches from postal cards with different poses of events in Dr. King's life.

NobleBank & Trust, a community bank in Calhoun and Jefferson Counties, recently announced the promotion of Jeremy Farr, vice president and head of operations, to senior vice-president and chief operations officer.

Many times people will travel around the world to see tourist sites or witness spectacular natural wonders. Right here in Alabama, virtually next door, is the City of Gadsden’s own Noccalula Falls.

Scott Whitney is an assistant physical therapist and director of CAST Kidz, a local community theater group for children. Although he grew up a "sports guy," he became involved with theater because of his children’s passion for acting. Whitney is directing the CAST Kidz spring performance of…

Lance Evans presented an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) machine, with help from EAFOA and Blake Studdard to the Piedmont PARD for use at the Sports Complex.

Calhoun County’s Jon Hegeman was elected chairman of the Alabama Farmers Federation State Greenhouse, Nursery & Sod Committee at the 2017 Commodity Organizational Meeting in Montgomery Feb. 9.