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Taylor Blake Allison is a 2011 graduate of Sylvania High School and does blacksmithing as a hobby. When most people think of a blacksmith, they generally picture a man. The demographics for female blacksmiths is about 20% female versus 80% male. This is due in part to the physicality of the …

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Husband and wife, Adam and Miranda Golden are partnered with Alexander “Grady” Wells as owners of Tiger’s Inn restaurant in Valley Head. They have owned the business for approximately two months, however they all have previous restaurant experience and have high hopes for their new venture.

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Mi Ranchito Mexican restaurant is located at 1815 Gault Ave. N. in Fort Payne. The restaurant has been in business for two years. It is a family owned and operated business. Owner Esperanza Acevedo says their claim to fame is the authenticity of their south of the border cuisine.

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The Mentone Ukes are a group who meet twice a month at the Moon Lake Community Library to learn how to play the ukulele. The Mentone Ukes had their first gathering in February of 2020. Classes are taught by Mickey Luck and Jerry Megli. The group is kept up to date and organized by Debra Fey.…

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Two Peas In A Pod is a store located in Fyffe. Approximately 80 vendors display their wares in rental booths in a space that is roughly 7,000 square feet. The merchandise displayed offers a broad range of new and previously owned items from ladies’ apparel to fishing gear. The business is lo…

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Selina Richards has been an animal whisperer for as long as she can remember. Whether it’s horses or any another farm animal she loves animals. Her most recent endeavor is becoming a chicken whisperer.

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Vintage 1889 Café is planning to reopen on Monday, Sept. 20. The recent remodel has more than tripled the seating space, and the newly added décor adds more history, memorabilia and uniqueness to a space that was already the favorite hotspot for many locals and tourists alike.

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Destin Padgett became Little River Arts Council’s new president in July, replacing former president Bill Rutledge. The non-profit organization began approximately 15 years ago when it was started by Sandra Comley and Kregg Wilhite.

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A local travel baseball team won a world series championship. The Sand Mountain Storm Baseball team is a 10U travel baseball team based out of Geraldine, Alabama. The “U” stands for “under,” indicating the players may not be over the age of 10 to qualify to play. The Sand Mountain Storm team…

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Downtown Fort Payne will soon be seeing the opening of yet another business. A new bakery called The Bakehouse is coming to 110 First Street West. The owner is Crestah Taylor. While the menu will offer conventional choices, it will also offer some unique treats.

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Attracting business to the heart of a city involves many public figures, one of those individuals is Jerry Clifton. While he is known for being “about town” on a daily basis as person who runs for the health benefits, he is also all the downtown. Clifton purchases real-estate with the purpos…