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.
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.
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.
Fultondale worker drives the big truck
Frank Vickery has the job every 5-year-old boy dreams of: Driving the big trucks.
Vickery has been a heavy equipment operator for three years. His job mostly consists of driving a boom truck, a big truck with a big bed and a big crane.
Cosmetologist went from music to hair
Tina Poe is the manager at Sport Clips in Fultondale. Although she has worked in cosmetology for more than 10 years, she originally started college on a music scholarship.
- Bryan focuses on healthy habits
Dream kicks off man’s career
For Carey Rayburn, it all started with Ron Howard. Not the real Ron Howard, of course.
Person You Should Know: Mack Martin
Mack Martin owns and operates the Mack’s Speedy Dawgs hot dog stand outside of Lowe’s in Fultondale. He has been in business for almost seven years.
Person You Should Know: Lynn Barber
Lynn Barber is the assistant librarian at the Evelyn Thornton-Warrior Public Library. She was hired in May after longtime assistant librararian Lanette Williams retired. She grew up on the outskirts of Warrior.
Shaved Ice vendor calls business "blessing from God"
If you or your kids have ever played a community sport, chances are you’ve seen Pandy Hope’s snow cone truck.
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