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Mobile Area Chamber Honors Clarence Ball, Jr. as Outstanding Entrepreneur

As a young man from New Braunfels, Texas, Clarence Ball Jr. started out as a high school standout defensive back with a promising athletic future. He headed to Texas A&I University on a football scholarship. A chop block he never saw coming ended that dream, only to make way for a new one. […]

By |2018-09-17T14:02:29+00:00September 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

A Wish Comes True Under Friday Night Lights

By Ashley Brasington It seems like every time I pick up the newspaper or scroll through social media the headlines read tragedy and disappointment. But in my little corner of the world, with eyes wide open, I see all the goodness that the human heart still has inside it. […]

By |2018-09-10T14:06:06+00:00September 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

After almost a half century of caring, Irene Parker says ‘goodbye’

By Blenda Copeland, The Citizen of East Alabama She’s accomplished milestones that few people will ever reach. On Monday, Irene Parker shared smiles and laughter with a room full of people who’ve been touched by her care for others. […]

By |2018-09-06T11:02:08+00:00August 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

VIDEO: 2018 Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant Highlights

The 35th annual Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant brought out the star in each of our contestants. Watch this video to meet all of the top 10 finalists, and see Ms. Alabama Nursing Home 2018 Annie Avery be crowned by Miss Alabama Callie Walker and pageant co-host Bob Coker. [...]

By |2018-08-14T15:15:32+00:00August 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Birmingham Resident, Voting Rights Activist Crowned Ms. Alabama Nursing Home

BIRMINGHAM – Ms. Annie Avery was crowned Ms. Alabama Nursing Home 2018 during the Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant held at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover on Monday, July 30. […]

By |2018-08-01T14:00:58+00:00July 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ms. Woodland Village Rehabilitation and Health Care Center 2018: Melvaleen Roseberry

By Stacy Smith Born on top of Bug Tussell Mountain in Bremen, Alabama, 80 years ago, Melvaleen Roseberry moved to Cullman later and has never met a stranger since. […]

By |2018-07-30T17:19:05+00:00July 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ms. Springhill Rehab & Senior Residence 2018: Dorothy Miller

By Stacy Smith A woman who welcomes working with numbers, at age 67 and after five years as a resident there, Dorothy Miller is delighted to count herself as Ms. Springhill Rehabilitation & Senior Residence. […]

By |2018-07-27T14:43:47+00:00July 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments