Tag Archives: Features

Bowlin Bluff House

On A Clear Day You Can See Forever Story Elaine Hobson Miller Photos by Michael Callahan When Todd and Liz Wheeles went house-hunting, they looked for something off the beaten path. They found it in a small hunting cabin on 115 acres atop Bowlin Bluff, a place so remote even the mail carrier and the […]

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Dayspring Dairy

Sheep-shearing, cheese tasting at Alabama’s only sheep dairy Story by Elaine Hobson Miller Photos by Susan Wall It was like a cross between a fiber-arts convention and a school field trip. Some came for the free fleece, some to see the sheep, others to taste the cheese. Sheep-shearing is an annual January event at Dayspring […]

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Saving the Old Rock School

A valiant effort and noble cause Story and Photos by Jerry C. Smith Submitted Photos When Springville Preservation Society’s Frank Waid escorted me into the upper level of an old rock school building on Pine Street, I was immediately struck with its ambience of antiquity. Even by flashlight, I could easily discern beautiful hardwood floors which […]

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Dry Creek Farms

Cattle during the week, weddings on weekends Story by Elaine Hobson Miller Photos by Michael Callahan What started as letting a few friends “borrow” their barn to hold weddings has turned into a full-fledged event venue for the St. John Family in Pell City. Unlike other barns built specifically for events, this one is a […]

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New Movie Theater and More

Buffalo Wild Wings & Theater Just the Beginning Story by Graham Hadley Contributed art When it comes to the local economy, growth builds growth. That is exactly what is happening along the I-20 corridor in Pell City. What started with a simple gas station at the I-20 and US 231 interchange has grown into something […]

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ASPCI to the rescue

Story by Carol Pappas Photos by Susan Wall and Arline Lynch On a brisk Saturday morning this fall, a group of foster parents gathered in a Pell City parking lot to say their goodbyes. In their care had been 25 puppies  — loved, nurtured, protected – as if they were their own. Just like a […]

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