North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

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Features
  • Health Watch: Coughing is only symptom, not disease

    We are having a lot of customers come in this and last week with a common complaint. Nothing out of the norm for this time of year, but nevertheless it can be irritating.

    November 16, 2011

  • Retreat brings out the fun in women

    Everyone needs a little down time — a little time to get away from the regular routine and be free to be themselves in a different environment. This little break comes every year at this time in my life in the form of a women’s retreat with the ladies from my church, The Church Revived.

    November 2, 2011

  • person vaughn.JPG Person You Should Know: Ronnie Vaughn

    Ronnie Vaughn has lived in Gardendale for most of his life. He recently retired from management in the City of Birmingham public works division, and will take over as the head of Mountain Brook’s public works department next week.

    October 19, 2011 1 Photo

  • on the job computer.JPG Tech builds custom computers

    Greg Pylant has been working with computers since he was 14 years old.

    September 30, 2011 1 Photo

  • Person Holly.jpg Holly Kennedy makes the most of kindergarten grant

    Holly Kennedy is a kindergarten teacher at Mt. Olive Elementary School. She was recently awarded a $462 grant for classroom expenses from Bounty and www.teacherwishlist.com. Kennedy was one of only 100 teachers who received the grant.

    September 30, 2011 1 Photo

  • Consistency key for parents

    Now, if you have not been consistent, you will have “growing pains” as you change your ways. Your children will test the boundaries, but you have got to stick to your guns. Do not give in. I promise they will give in if you just stay strong.

    September 27, 2011

  • Schools, parents should place zero tolerance on bullying

    Bullies get their power through secrecy and intimidation. That power is taken away when the issue is brought out in the open.

    September 27, 2011

  • person salter.JPG J.B. Salter, a former marine, artist, and newspaper columnist

    J.B. Salter has lived in Gardendale for over 50 years. He is a former marine, artist and newspaper columnist.

    September 9, 2011 1 Photo

  • on the job soap.JPG Job helps develop people skills

    Can you feel that? The air is starting to cool a little, the natives are getting restless and it must be time for some football! Saturday marks the season opener for college football in the southeast and you can hear the buzz of excitement around town.

    September 9, 2011 1 Photo

  • person angel cmyk.jpg Person You Should Know: Connie Bowers

    Connie Bowers is a Gardendale resident and the president of the Angel Squad, a volunteer organization that visits with cancer patients.

    September 9, 2011 1 Photo