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By Sarrah Peters
For years, Netherlands native Sofie Van Den Brand wanted to travel. Specifically she wanted to visit the United States, as the large size of the country intrigued her. Her mother thought it was a pipe dream, but supported her dreams.
Lo and behold, Sofie worked hard to make her dream a reality, and became a foreignRead more »
The Laureate Eta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi has had a busy couple of months. The first meeting in March was held at the home of Jennifer Graves, who provided a wonderful meal and presented the program on Redwood trees. She stated that the Redwood tree grows mostly in California. She also stated that they could grow as tallRead more »
Teenagers are often criticized for being selfish and for not caring about others. Thankfully that criticism is not true for all teenagers, especially an Appalachian High School senior.
Every spring First United Methodist Church in Rainbow City holds a blood drive in honor of Bailey Phillips, a senior at Gadsden City High School.
This year, one of the donorsRead more »
Gadsden Regional Medical has received the 2015 Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients.
Get With The Guidelines Stroke helps hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, research-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death andRead more »
Baisha Woody and Fabiola Frias Luna recently attended the Governor’s Proclamation Signing ceremony for Administrative Professionals Week. This event recognizes administrative professionals across the world for their hard work and dedication and was organized by members of the International Association of Administrative Professionals Alabama-Mississippi Division. Woody is the Office Careers instructor with the Gadsden State Community College Skills TrainingRead more »
Gadsden State Community College has the solution for summer boredom with the annual Camp Cardinal Program. Slated to begin May 26 in Gadsden, and June 1 in Anniston and Centre, Camp Cardinal provides grade school students with a unique experience filled with education and fun.
Camps taught in Gadsden are open to children in grades K-8, Gadsden State-Cherokee offersRead more »
Starting with Full Summer and Summer II Semester, Gadsden State Community College will be changing its student email system to Microsoft Exchange.
All students who are currently registered for classes have access to Office 365 (O365) applications and Microsoft Exchange email.
New students will have their account information emailed to them. Existing students can login by using their GadsdenRead more »
The Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts will offer free youth art programs at the 6th Street Pavilion, located by the pool at Colley Homes on Thursdays in June and July. The projects will be led by Hardin Center artist Katie Dayle and will be offered at three different times; from 10 to 11 a.m., from 1 to 2Read more »
Ask any career advisor what professions are extremely hot in today’s economy, and chances are jobs in healthcare and information technology will both be listed among the hottest. A new certificate program at Gadsden State Community College combines the best of both industries. In just two semesters, students can complete training for a career in Health Information Technology (HIT).Read more »
The Gadsden Music Club (GMC) met recently at the Gadsden First United Methodist Church for a Sacred Music Program. Benny McNair, organist at the First United Methodist Church, performed “Fanfare” by John Cook and “Toccata” by Boellman as well as some other arrangements.
President Carol Larkins gave a review of the book Musical Legacy of 100 Years for theRead more »
Those who missed the spring commencement ceremony for Gadsden State Community College on May 7 now have the opportunity to watch it on TV24. The event was held at Gadsden State Cherokee in Centre.
For the first time ever, commencement was filmed and will broadcast eight times on TV24 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21.Read more »
On May 11, 17 members and two guests met for the Alpha Xi May meeting of Alpha Delta Kappa at the Rainbow City Community Church.
Alpha Delta Kappa is an international honorary organization of women educators dedicated to educational excellence, altruism and world understanding.
President Theresa Cartee called the meeting to order and Sammye Hill gave the thought forRead more »
By Lindsay Seagraves
There was a time when Little Bridge Marina in Rainbow City – situated on quaint but busy Lake Neely Henry and the Coosa River – boasted of cheery boaters and fishermen and served as the area’s primary one-stop boat shop for residents and visitors alike. Today, however, the marina not only boasts of boaters butRead more »
By Gail Keeling-Smith
The Alabama Gift Company/High Cotton Style, known for specialty food, home décor, tabletop and gifts, has become a great one-stop shop for bridal, anniversary, birthday and housewarming registries. Customers love its new registry called a “Bliss List.” Owner Kathy Milam found that while a registry is a must have for those getting married, there were lotsRead more »
Rainbow Manor Wedding Chapel in Rainbow City can take the work out of wedding planning for brides. If the chapel can’t provide it for you, owner Diane Steward said, she can recommend someone who can.
However, there’s not much Rainbow Manor cannot provide. Steward said they do catering, can direct your wedding, handle the rehearsal, take care ofRead more »
By Sarrah Peters
Beans and Greens has always served up the country classics that you know and love. The southern restaurant can also make any event special, even your big day, with Beans and Greens catering. Beans and Greens will cater parties, meetings and more. The restaurant even offers help putting together delicious holiday meals.
NotRead more »
Congratulations on your engagement!
You’re about to enjoy one of the most exciting and memorable experiences of your life. Let Merle Norman help with the beautiful details.
Make an appointment with a Beauty Consultant to establish a personalized skin care and makeup plan for radiant results on your big day and beyond. Members of your bridal party are alsoRead more »
The Quality Shoppe is a family-owned business known for exceptional bridal gowns, elegant tuxedos, and outstanding service.
The Shoppe opened on the Square in historic downtown Jacksonville, Alabama, in 1935. They are celebrating their 80th anniversary this year! The ownership of the Quality Shoppe has changed hands only once, in 1979, when the current owners, the Johnson family, purchasedRead more »
By Sarrah Peters
It is no surprise that planning a wedding can be stressful. There is a lot to plan to make make sure the big day goes off without a hitch. There are rehearsal dinners and the receptions with flowers, food, cake and decorations. To help with the stress, The Bridal Garden takes care of justRead more »
June 20 is the day to renew friendships with fellow Gadsden High School Gold Tigers. Who are the Gold Tigers? We are the Gold Tigers, members of the Gold Tiger Association made up of Gadsden High School alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago.
Last year’s reunion inducted the GHS Class of 1964 on itsRead more »