Archive | August, 2017

Moody, Alabama

From cattle crossing to boomtown Story by Paul South Photos by Wallace Bromberg Jr. Moody Realtor Paula Krafft grew up in nearby Leeds and has a vivid, fond childhood memory of the city when it was literally a no-stoplight town. “We used to come through Moody on the way to the lake,” Krafft said, recalling […]

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Expanding LakeLife

Stickers, clothing, websites and more Partners by Design Inc., a Pell City-based multimedia marketing company in historic downtown, has expanded its LakeLife brand with new products, an online store and retail outlets. It started out as a way to promote Logan Martin Lake, and we did so with our website,, and social media accounts. […]

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Rocket Man

Hydroflying comes to Logan Martin Story by Carol Pappas Photos by Susan Wall Jeremy Deason soars a good 40 feet in the air above Logan Martin Lake, and passersby can’t help but take notice. After all, his hydroflight is something to behold. He is perfecting his hobby of hydroflying on a FlyBoard, which involves a […]

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Jenny Gauld

Her monumental legacy Story by Leigh Pritchett Submitted photos Dr. Jenny Gauld stood 5 feet 3. Yet, those who knew her said her influence in everything she undertook was monumental. From rearing children to helping those in need to establishing a new program at a university, she did it with vision and diligence, they say. […]

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Farm to Table

St. Clair County style food Story by Elaine Hobson Miller Photos by Susan Wall Styling by Renee Lilly Home-grown and home-cooked are as common as kudzu around St. Clair County. You don’t have to go far to pick blueberries, find fresh eggs, fresh produce or grass-fed beef and pork, or to satisfy your sweet tooth. […]

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A Unified Vision

Pell City schools setting example with workforce development Story by Graham Hadley Photos courtesy of Pell City School System When it comes to preparing high school students for entry into the workforce, the Pell City School System is doing everything it can to stack the odds in its students’ favor. Part of that process is […]

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