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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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Harry Charles McCoy

From the Heart Story by Jackie Romine Walburn Photos by Graham Hadley Contributed Photos Friends and co-workers describe Harry Charles McCoy as a hardworking, dedicated, humble, compassionate “gentle giant” with unfailing integrity, a man who started work at age 12 and whose determination and caring spirit helped him become an enterprising business man and highly-respected […]

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Opry Lives on in Gallant

Story by Elaine Hobson Miller Photos by Susan Wall Late in the evening, about sundown, High on a hill up above the town, Uncle Pen played the fiddle, Lordy, how it would ring, You could hear it talk, you could hear it sing. Bill Monroe’s Uncle Pen would have felt right at home at Old […]

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Generations of Business

Harbison’s Tire and Auto Service Sylvia’s Birdbath and Beyond Story by Elaine Hobson Miller Photos by Graham Hadley On the surface, automobile tires and motor oil have absolutely nothing in common with bird baths and concrete statuary. In Argo, however, they are the products of two independent, family-owned shops that share a similar history. Harbison’s Tire & […]

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