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Odenville, Ala.

Growing community‘A place to call home’ Story by Paul South Photos by Wallace Bromberg Jr. There’s a story Joe Whitten likes to tell, a story that speaks far more loudly about Odenville than about himself. In 1961, Whitten was a newly-recruited teacher to St. Clair County High School, a stranger in town. He’d been given a 10-month […]

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Margaret, Alabama

Blossoming boomtown of Margaret won’t be ‘Alabama’s best-kept secret’ for long Story by Paul South Photos by Wallace Bromberg Jr. When Pastor Chris Crain was searching for a place to start a church in St. Clair County, a Trussville friend had a simple suggestion: “You need to go to Margaret.” Crain’s response: “Who’s she?” You’ve […]

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