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June 17, 2021
Gregory School educators persevered to see students prosper
Gregory School educators persevered to see students prosper

Southern Black educators in the 1900s faced obstacles of racism and discrimination, yet many managed to forge a way through challenging situations.

By Laney Mayfield
June 11, 2021
The Only Doctor In Town: Dr. Harold G. Gressler
The Only Doctor In Town: Dr. Harold G. Gressler

It was a sunny day in 1950 when a 10-year-old Claire Moore played "Tag Your It" before school began. Things took a turn when she collided head-on with a classmate, leaving her with a cut above her right eye.

By Laney Mayfield
June 4, 2021
Tigers for Tomorrow educates community while giving animals a forever home
Tigers for Tomorrow educates community while giving animals a forever home

If you ever take a trip down the Dekalb County, Alabama, roads, you may find a 140-acre refuge full of assorted furry friends.

By Laney Mayfield
May 25, 2021
Delivery Day: Collinsville Public Library distributes books to local elementary school
Delivery Day: Collinsville Public Library distributes books to local elementary school

The sun was beaming, and the bags were sealed as staff at the Collinsville Public Library and the elementary school distributed over 130 free books to second and third graders.

By Laney Mayfield
May 19, 2021
Collinsville Public Library plans busy summer
Collinsville Public Library plans busy summer

The Collinsville Public Library will kick off its summer reading programing with literacy-based events and a historical display for all to see.

By Laney Mayfield


Last Updated: May 09, 2022