Obituaries

Mrs. Bobbie Jean Veazey December 27, 2012 Funeral services for Bobbie Jean Veazey, 80, were held at 11 a.m. on December 29, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home Chapel in Ackerman with Rev. Curtis Guess officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Moriah…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – January 3, 1913 MARRIAGES: Married, at old Hickory Grove on December 25th, 1912, Mr. Marshall Smith and Miss Florrie Pressley, J. D. Hill officiating. – On December 22nd, at home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and…

Let’s be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

The twelve days of Christmas have until January 6th before ending. However, the week between December 25th and December 31st have a slower pace giving everyone a needed break. Kathleen Hatcher UpShaw and Sandra and Emily Holdiness hosted the December…

Making the grade with home-grown teachers

By Diane L. Godwin “My Teacher Academy student was truly inspired when she helped a 3rd grader at Fair Elementary reach his accelerated reading goal,” said Helen Black, Teacher Academy instructor at the Winston County Career and Technical Education Center.…

WMC partners with Morrison’s on food service

By: Brandi Krajewski, WMC Marketing Director Winston Medical Center recently partnered with Atlanta-based Morrison to operate its entire food-services department, including patient meals and cafeteria in July 2012. On November 1, 2012 Morrison’s announced that is has become the industry’s…