ASHVILLE – After two years of fundraising at H&R Block in Ashville, Marianna Welbourne has a new van. Last year, the fundraising effort was named Marianna’s Van Club, and last Saturday, Marianna was presented her new wheelchair-accessible van.
U.S. Air Force Airman Chloe E. Austin recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
PELL CITY -- The “I B4 E” three-member team won the 2017 Great Grown-up Spelling Bee on Thursday night. “I B4 E” also earned the “Best Cheering Section” award.
PELL CITY -- Baylor Elizabeth Gillison was born Feb. 6 at Brookwood Hospital in Birmingham. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long.
PELL CITY -- Organizers for the 2017 Tablescapes fundraiser said the event raised more than $15,000. Christine Smith with Lakeside Hospice said more than 300 people attended the fundraiser luncheon, which featured the Pell City High School Show Choir. Money raised will go to Lakeside Hospice…
ASHVILLE – Last September, Joan Harley started a new program with the youth at Pinedale Baptist Church. It is called Life Lessons.
If you offer me two free tickets to watch Alabama play for the national championship in Hawaii -- along with a two-week vacation at a five-star Maui hotel -- don’t be surprised if I answer, “Let me check with Fred first.”
Graci Pennington is Miss St. Clair Area’s Outstanding Teen for 2017. She was crowned at the pageant in July, which was held at the CEPA building in Pell City.
PELL CITY -- Kaylen Jael Fluker from Duran Junior High School in Pell City is one of more than 500 elementary, junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country who will represent Varsity Spirit in the 2016 Thanksgiving Tour at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orla…
Parterre is a fancy French word for a formal garden of hedge-lined gravel paths. I have one. Not to put on airs, mind you, but to hide an eyesore.
Discounting road rage incidents and Black Friday shopping mall free-for-alls, close encounters with strangers can be among the funniest or touching of experiences.
Before the first kickoff of the college football season, many Southeastern Conference fans break out the cold beer, hot wings, redneck caviar and corn chips. In our house, Fred breaks out the pretzel bag, and I break out the Dirt Devil.
When I told Daddy I was devoting a column to doppelgängers, he asked, “So you’re writing about ghosts?” Darn his vocabulary. The man completes the Sunday New York Times crossword in ink, for Pete’s sake.
Members of the Talladega County Area Alumni Chapter of Alabama A&M University recently presented $1,000 scholarships to students from three area schools at a "Bulldog Scholarship Reception" at Mount Canaan Missionary Baptist Church in Talladega.
Attorney General Luther Strange announced that Emory Cox, a Pell City native, completed a summer internship in the Alabama Attorney General’s office.