North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

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  • on the job boom truck.JPG 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.

    August 29, 2011 1 Photo

  • on the job sportclips.jpg 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.

    August 9, 2011 1 Photo

  • Bryan focuses on healthy habits

    August 5, 2011

  • on the job film.jpg Dream kicks off man’s career

    For Carey Rayburn, it all started with Ron Howard. Not the real Ron Howard, of course.

    August 2, 2011 1 Photo

  • 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.

    July 26, 2011

  • 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.

    July 26, 2011

  • on the job pandy.JPG 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.

    July 25, 2011 1 Photo

  • on the job speech.JPG Speech pathologist was a former actor

    Richard Reese is a speech language pathologist at Trinity Speech, Language and Learning Center in Gardendale, but it wasn’t his first career choice.

    July 7, 2011 1 Photo

  • person peterson.jpg Person You Should Know: David Peterson

    David Peterson is a cast member in the upcoming production of “13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey” at the Gardendale Civic Center on July 11-12 and 14-17 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the civic center.

    July 7, 2011 1 Photo

  • on the job pizza.jpg Pizza restaurant owner gets in the trenches

    John Pugh is the franchise owner of Buck’s Pizza in Warrior. He doesn’t sit in an office with his feet up, though; Pugh comes in and makes pizza and takes orders just like anyone else at a pizza place.

    July 7, 2011 1 Photo

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