As concerns over COVID-19 grows, so does the pollen count. Today is the first day of spring and pollen can already be found making cars yellow and noses runny.

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Brenna Carlisle is a 5th grade teacher at Williams Elementary in Pell City. But what many do not know about Carlisle is that outside of the classroom she is a breeder, owner and handler of top-notch Bluetick Coonhounds. Carlisle is preparing her four-year-old coonhound Noah to compete in the…

Congratulations to Ryan Sweeney of the Springville Anglers Team for being selected to the 2017 Bassmaster High School All-State Team presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Hello, Readers! I’m back with this week’s edition of “What’s Up In Odenville.”

Leeds High School recently participated in the Alabama State FCCLA STAR events in Montgomery. 

The Moody Miracle League was the Business Spotlight for the Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon last week.

Hello everyone. Welcome to spring and allergy season.

Hello, Readers! I’m back with this week’s edition of “What’s Up in Odenville.”

Gilbert Pope was honored by, both his family and church family, Broken Arrow Baptist Church in Coal City/Wattsville, on Sunday at the church.

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A community thank you to the Springville Campus of Faith Community Church and Pastor Mike Ennis for volunteering to trim trees, plant shrubs and improve the garden areas at Big Springs Park and The City Tennis Courts at Springville Station.

Question: I have three mature gardenias in my yard, all of which have weathered a variety of conditions since planted several years ago. However, I was concerned that this past fall’s drought would be their undoing since they didn’t receive supplemental water. Other than adding mulch and red…

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The Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce High School Diplomats and the Moody Area Chamber of Commerce High School Ambassadors teamed up last week for a charter bus trip to Chick-fil-A headquarters in Atlanta. This group toured the main headquarters to learn more about what makes the Chick-fil-A company so successful. A big thank you to Scott Robinson and Chick-fil-A Leeds for making this trip possible.

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SPRINGVILLE — Wish Kid Justin McCain couldn’t believe his eyes when he came face to face with a “real” Tyrannosaurs Rex; “real” being the animatronic dinosaur on the “Jurassic Park” ride at Universal Studios. That moment was definitely the highlight of Justin’s wish trip granted by children’…

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PELL CITY - Mrs. Norma Rose Howell, 87, of Pell City, AL passed away on Saturday, April. 4, 2020. The family held a private graveside service on Monday, April 6, 2020 at Mt. Zion Cemetery. A Celebration of Life Service will be announced at a later date for Mrs. Howell. Mrs. Howell was preced…

PELL CITY - Atha Whitten Pilgreen, age 87, passed away March 24, 2020. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Kilgroe Funeral Home - Pell City will direct.

CROPWELL - Funeral Service for Billy Joe Rich, age 83, were held Sunday, March 15 at 3 p.m. from the Chapel of Kilgroe Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Valley Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Rich passed away Thursday, March 1…