• A Hand to Hold nonprofit brings awareness to Alzheimer’s disease

    A Hand to Hold nonprofit brings awareness to Alzheimer’s disease

    A Hand to Hold held an event on July 23 at the Best Western Hotel banquet room to bring awareness to Alzheimer’s disease.  A Hand to Hold is a provider for in-home care services and assistance. Its vision and mission is to help patients live their best possible life, and  the organization partners to provide

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  • A.J. Knowles doesn’t give up

    A.J. Knowles doesn’t give up

    Antonio “A.J.” Jahari Knowles has been through a lot in his short life, more than anyone, especially a child, should have to endure. A.J. was diagnosed with Arthogryposis Multiplex Congenita shortly after birth, a congenital condition that impacts nearly every joint in the body, causing lack of muscle development and growth. Doctors said A.J. wouldn’t

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  • Business Spotlight: Criolla, fresh French-creole

    Business Spotlight: Criolla, fresh French-creole

    If you’re looking for a little fine dining in Phenix City with a French-creole flair, Criolla on Sandfort Road is the place for you.  David Rushing bought the old barbecue restaurant building at 4100 Sandfort Road and turned it into a place where he can cook up a new menu every week.  “When I saw

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  • Mobility Worldwide opens location in Phenix City

    Mobility Worldwide opens location in Phenix City

    Founded by Reverend Mel West and missionary Larry Hills in 1994, Mobility Worldwide is a faith-based nonprofit organization that builds hand-powered three-wheeled mobility carts which can be used off-road. The program’s commitment is to reflect the love of God by bringing mobility and dignity to those in developing countries, and it operates solely with the

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  • Statue dedication: Family attends ceremony to honor Albert L. Patterson

    Statue dedication: Family attends ceremony to honor Albert L. Patterson

    The dedication of the Albert Patterson statue and bench was held on June 26. The statue is located on 5th Avenue beside the Phenix City parking garage.  “Sixty-six years ago this month, Albert Patterson was murdered by criminal elements that controlled this community,” Dr. David White said. “Others had been killed before him…injured, harassed, and

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  • Your CBD Store offers many CBD options

    Your CBD Store offers many CBD options

    Pam and Tom Connor opened their first local CBD store in Columbus two years ago this month. Today, they have five Your CBD Stores including one in Ladonia.  “I enjoy helping people and seeing the relief in people who have tried everything under the sun. They were miserable and don’t want to be on drugs

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