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PROFILE: Meet Donut Joe

Jose Rodriguez has his hands busy as a train rumbles by the corner of Highway 52 and Lee Street in Pelham. At 3 a.m. he’s ... Read more

9 months ago by Madoline Markham.

PROFILE: Chelsea Fire & Rescue: Forged by fire

Imagine you are asleep with a resting heart rate of about 40 beats per minute, and in less than five minutes you’re in the flames ... Read more

9 months ago by Briana Harris.

PROFILE: National Weather Service: Chasing mother nature

A wall full of monitors flickers as blip after blip of information crosses them to greet the eyes of meteorologists. Read more

9 months ago by Scott Mims.

PROFILE: Abby Turner: The freedom to live

It’s midnight when Amanda Turner enters her daughter’s room, flashlight in hand or strapped to her forehead, to check her blood sugar level. Does she ... Read more

9 months ago by Briana Harris.

PROFILE: Tammy Anderson: Cancer Survivor-Turned-Advocate

By BRIANA HARRIS Photos by Keith McCoy Tammy Anderson thought she’d be strong enough to handle the onslaught of emotions she might feel when she ... Read more

2 years ago by Briana Harris.

PROFILE: 100 People to Know in Shelby County: Part 4

Our Profile magazine 2019 featured 100 People to Know in Shelby County. Here are numbers 76-100. Read more

2 years ago by Stephen Dawkins.

PROFILE: Dr. Lewis Brooks: Leader by Example

One of the earliest influences on the new Shelby County Schools superintendent was also one of his most recent. Read more

2 years ago by Graham Brooks.

PROFILE: Neil Bailey: Giver of Second Chances

Standing at the door to the counselor’s office at the DAY Program, a young girl was contemplating taking her life. She’d tried to drop out ... Read more

2 years ago by Alec Etheredge.

PROFILE: Noah Tanner: Difference Maker

Noah Tanner rushes through the double glass doors leading from the main stairway in Thompson High School to the building’s rotunda. At most, he’s a ... Read more

2 years ago by Neal Wagner.

PROFILE: 100 People to Know in Shelby County: Part 3

Our Profile magazine 2019 featured 100 People to Know in Shelby County. Here are numbers 51-75. Find the rest here. 51. Noah Galloway Veteran & ... Read more

2 years ago by Madoline Markham.

PROFILE: 100 People to Know in Shelby County: Part 2

Our Profile magazine 2019 featured 100 People to Know in Shelby County. Here are numbers 51-75. Find the rest here. 26. Dona Bullock World Champion Hairstylist ... Read more

2 years ago by Emily Sparacino.

PROFILE: Lew Burdette: A Survivor’s Story

This road to leading to King’s Home was paved with a gruesome share of suffering for this leader. Read more

2 years ago by Graham Brooks.

PROFILE: 100 People to Know in Shelby County: Part 1

Our Profile magazine 2019 featured 100 People to Know in Shelby County. Here are numbers 1-25. Read more

2 years ago by Briana Harris.

PROFILE: Sarah Ashlee Barker: SEC-Bound Basketball Star

Two weeks after a second surgery on her left knee, Sarah Ashlee Barker was crying in her room at home. “Why is this happening to ... Read more

2 years ago by Alec Etheredge.

PROFILE: Person of the Year: Yvonne Murray

A woman with big dreams is now changing the economic landscape of the county she has long called home—and still finds time for off-roading along ... Read more

2 years ago by Emily Sparacino.

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