DANA C. HIGGINBOTHAM PHILLIPS, 77, Hayden, died Nov. 20, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center, Birmingham. She was a member of Hayden First Baptist Church, enjoyed cooking, baking cakes, and taking care of others. Predeceasing her were parents Clarence and Zora Morton Higginbotham and brother Johnny Higginbotham. Surviving are husband Donald Phillips; sons Donald (Melisa) Phillips Jr., Monticello, Ga., Scott Phillips, […]


UNZIL SINGLETERY, 66, Oneonta, died Nov. 17, 2014, at the residence. He graduated from Oneonta High School, worked with Fendley Furniture for 13 years, and enjoyed reading and fixing things. Surviving are sister Betty (Harvey) Kyle, Oneonta; brother James L. (Daisy) Singletery, Birmingham; “daughter” Renda Wilson, Birmingham; nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. Nov. 21 […]


In the Nov. 5 article titled,“Museum to host open house,“The authors of “The Moore Family of Susan Moore” are Marie Currey Jackson and Max Pate. The authors of “The Community of Village Springs, Alabama” are: Lanny Gamble, Larry Brewer, Bobby Waid, and Betty Baker Pate.

Poster winners attend Farm-City Banquet

Criswell retires in style

Make the most of Black Friday shopping

Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days of the year, and is often the perfect time to begin holiday shopping and save money on incredible deals. Thousands of eager shoppers will leave their homes in the early morning hours and wait in lines at stores in order to grab the best prices of the season, while retailers will […]

The many benefits of buying locally

Buying locally is a great way for consumers to find the products and services they’re looking for and help their local economy along the way. The small businesses in your community may be owned by your next door neighbor, who relies on his or her fellow townspeople to keep the business going strong. Buying locally is not only beneficial for […]

Shop Local

Shopping is a big part of the holiday season, when families and friends gather to reconnect and exchange gifts. While the popularity of shopping online has grown, such practices are not always eco-friendly or timely, as gifts bought online must be packaged and shipped, wasting valuable resources and time that last-minute shoppers may not have. The benefits of shopping locally […]

Staying local

when gift buying has its benefits

The average adult must shop for gifts for friends or family members several times over the course of a typical year. Birthdays, holidays and anniversaries are often the driving force behind such excursions, but some people will buy a gift for a loved one even if there is no special occasion attached. When buying gifts for those we love, many […]

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