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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, loganmartinlakelife.com, 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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Alabama Bicentennial

Alabama Humanities launches Bicentennial exhibit in Moody Story by Jackie Romine Walburn Photos by Michael Callahan Forward thinking and a prompt application helped St. Clair County become the first stop for the 18-month tour of Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit, an impressive blend of state history, culture and humanities. After its debut in Montgomery […]

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Springville Museum

Quest to Preserve Past a Labor of Love Story by Jackie Romine Walburn Photos by Michael Callahan Designed and curated by history-loving volunteers, the Springville Museum takes visitors on a tour of people, events and artifacts of the St. Clair County town named for its natural springs, known for its historic downtown and a famous […]

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Workforce Development

Learning the job on the job Story and Photos by Graham Hadley Photos courtesy of Garrison Steel When he was growing up, John Garrison’s greatest challenge was to work his way up from high school student to one day owning an industry-leading metal fabrication and erection company. Today, that company, Garrison Steel, employs more than […]

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