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PROFILE: Wonder Woman

Destiny Riekeberg’s bravery and kindness in her battle with liver cancer inspired many—and even garnered the attention of ...

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PROFILE: Just go out and help someone

How one man never stops helping others—first through a career science and through disaster relief today.


PROFILE: All the love I have

Maplewood Lane is a second home for Shay McNeal, with a second family she cares for no matter ...


PROFILE: All about relationships

Scott Dillard‘s efforts are behind many new gems at the University of Montevallo, but if you bring them ...


PROFILE: An answered prayer

For many people, Lucinda Thomas is the helper they desperately need—and she embraces that role.

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PROFILE: Strong like Eli

How a Chelsea student beats the odds with faith and positivity after an accident left him with a ...


PROFILE: Even in the rain

A pandemic wasn’t going to stop 83-year-old Greyson Palmer from making sure those in need were fed with ...


PROFILE: Someone To Look Up To

You’d think a celebrity walked inside the school when School Resource Officer Sasha Lilly Knighten enters, and for ...

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PROFILE: Shelby Baptist Medical Center: Healers and hearers

As the clock strikes 10 p.m., the corridors of Shelby Baptist Medical Center are dim and isolated. Visiting ...


PROFILE: Always welcome at Rio’s

By GRAHAM BROOKS  Crystal Hamrick is doing anything but sleeping at 11 p.m. Instead she’s racking up miles ...


PROFILE: Katie Newton: Taking a leap of faith

As bedtime encroached Kindergarten-aged Sawyer could be found with an arts and crafts project. But his mom Katie ...


PROFILE: Collector’s Paradise: Take a tour of Montevallo’s Spring Creek Prop Farm

Drive past the farmland just beyond Calera Middle School on Highway 22 after dinner time, and it might ...


PROFILE: Abigail Heuton lives what she says: that young people’s abilities should not be underestimated

“Everybody has a voice,” Abigail Heuton says. “It’s our job to allow the youth to have a voice ...

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PROFILE: LaKesha Williamson’s ministry is putting supplies into the hands of those who need it most

"It’s always been in me to help people, but about two years ago when we started doing a ...

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PROFILE: Here’s where you’ll find kids after the final bell of the school day rings

The school day in Shelby County ends at about 3 p.m., but a whole new slate of activities ...

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