Archive | December, 2014

St. Vincent’s St. Clair Three Years

Surgical Services above equal Story by Graham Hadley Photos by Wallace Bromberg Jr. It’s been three years since the dream of a new hospital in St. Clair County officially became a reality when the new St. Vincent’s St. Clair opened its doors just across Interstate 20 from the center of Pell City. The underlying goals […]

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Take to the Skies

Destination: St. Clair Airport Story and Photos by Jerry C. Smith Photos by Wallace Bromberg Jr. Peeking through a fence at Pell City’s St. Clair County Airport, 9-year-old Aaron Mathis already knows without a doubt what he wants to do for a living: he will be an airline pilot. For Aaron, this little country airport […]

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A Farm With a View

Faulkner Farms has million-dollar views, precious memories Story by Carol Pappas Photos by Wallace Bromberg Jr. Head down County Road 33 in Beaver Valley, and it’s like a Sunday afternoon ride in “the country.” Rolling hills and wide-open pastures with towering pines and hardwoods forming the picture-perfect backdrop greet you with the familiarity of an […]

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Welcome Home for Christmas

Holidays at the Capps house a special treat Story by Elaine Hobson Miller Photos by Michael Callahan When Deanna Capps and her late husband, Curtis, were planning their new house, they wanted something light and airy that would bring the outdoors inside. Curtis didn’t have a whit of architectural training, yet designed a two-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath […]

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Where the Road Takes You

Driving directions to St. Clair’s scenic spots Words and Photos by Michael Callahan For many of us growing up, the Sunday evening drive was something both parents and children looked forward to. It became something of a ritual down through the decades. I was fortunate that my father was something of an explorer. He never […]

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One PCHS graduating class, lots of talent Story by Graham Hadley Photos from Jim Tollison, Chad Richey, Adam Miller Billions of dollars — money in the ten-digit range — is an astronomical sum, by any standards. For a group of three close friends from St. Clair County, though, it is all in a day’s work. […]

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