PELL CITY -- The Iola Roberts Elementary School History Fair winners were (from left) first place, Carsen Norris (John Looney House); second place, Aubrey Jones (Harkey's Chapel Methodist Church); third place, Myles Henderson (First Baptist Church Pell City); and honorable mention, Jarrett D…

PELL CITY -- Coosa Valley Elementary School History Fair winners were: first place, Colt Carder (right), who built The Kitchen; second place, Jaiden Johnson (center), who built Logan Martin Dam; and third place, Briley Goodgame, who built a model of the original Goodgame office.

The Talladega City School Board during a recent meeting honored the winners of the Alabama State Department of Education’s annual art contest. In the photo artists Lydia Parkinson (fourth grade, C.L. Salter), Carly Layfield (sixth grade, R.L. Young), Kyndall Griffin (fourth grade, Houston) a…

The Talladega City Board of Education recently honored six students as TechSperts during a board meeting. All of the students had demonstrated expertise with technology and a willingness to help out whenever and however they could. In the photo are Technology Coordinator Taylor Armstrong and…

 A couple of weeks ago I was corresponding by email with a Birmingham woman coordinating a book-signing for women authors. “Is your maiden name Harwell?” she asked after our initial exchange. “Went to Berry (High School)? And if yes, had a fender bender in your dad’s car during summer school…

Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA) Mu Tau Omega Chapter participated recently in “Pink Goes Red.” Members of the sorority were asked to wear red on Friday, Feb. 9, to promote heart health. Stroke and heart disease awareness will remain a focus area as Alpha Kappa Alpha continu…