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Wednesday 07/23/2014
Outgoing member honored

Utilities board chairman Ron Cameron (left) reads the inscription on a plaque honoring Robert Staples for his work as a member of the board.

Posted in Features on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:49 am. Updated: 11:20 am. Comments (0)

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Wednesday 02/20/2013
Forty-six years of newspaper work

Quiet, hard-working, gentle-spirited, with a perpetual mischievous smile flitting around his mouth. That is Willie Clyde Holley, who worked at The Roanoke Leader, then the Randolph Leader, for 46 years.

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Wednesday 01/09/2013
Wyoming to Wedowee, Holly has a new home

WEDOWEE--A December journey of more than a thousand miles that ends with a warm hug and a big sloppy kiss.

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Wednesday 01/02/2013
What a life: Perry Wilson reflects on Hollywood years, current projects

CLACKSVILLE––Perry Wilson wears a cowboy hat and boots, has five convertibles with the word Hollywood painted on them and an old Vespa scooter, has an absolutely lovely "pickin' house" and has lived his life the way he wanted.

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Wednesday 12/26/2012
Music barn is 'God's will'

When Roger Thomas is asked why he built his non-profit Roger's Gospel Music Barn he simply says "God told me to."

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Wednesday 10/24/2012
Chief Showalter reflects on law enforcement career

WEDOWEE--After 20 years as chief of police in Wedowee, Paul Showalter will go 10-42 at the end of October, ending a 37-year tour of duty in law enforcement.

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Wednesday 07/11/2012
John Houston proud of downtown work, new life

You may have seen John Houston in passing as you drive through downtown Roanoke. He is busy working and explaining to the crew how certain tasks should be done.

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Wednesday 05/30/2012
Wind reunites Saturday at Summer Off Main

Smalltown Alabama is going to get a treat when Wind comes together to play at Summer Off Main this Saturday.

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Wednesday 04/25/2012
Thelma Sledge honored on retirement from Housing Authority

Thelma Sledge retired last week as executive director of the Roanoke Housing Authority, and Mayor Mike Fisher honored her at Monday night's council meeting.

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Wednesday 11/16/2011
In the arms of an Angel

While soldiers who are wounded in combat make headlines every day, one does not often hear about those who go into harm's way to bring the injured out. Southern Union EMS instructor Amy Sanderson is becoming familiar with what it takes to answer that call.

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