CULLMAN — Common Grounds Coffee Co. is a new coffee house located in Hanceville across from Wallace State Community College (708 Hwy. 31 North between Blue & Gray Drugs and Pizza Hut). The shop, operated by Crosshaven Church, offers hot and cold specialty coffees, pastries, soft drinks, Sno-Biz, smoothies, etc...It also has free Wi-Fi and flat screen TVs. The current operating hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and on Monday nights for College Night with live music at 7 p.m. The purpose of the shop is to reach out the community and to the college, and provide a great atmosphere for study groups, church small groups, and youth groups to hang out. Contact the church at 734-4140 if you would like to reserve the facility for a church or small-group outing.
Facebook tests button to let people shop from its website
Members on desktop computers or mobile devices can click a "buy" button to make purchases through advertisements or other posts on the world's largest social network, the Menlo Park, California-based company said Thursday in a blog post.
Hill hits the ground running at Wallace State
Marcie Hill of Double Springs likes taking on new challenges. As an 18-year veteran of the education system, Hill has taught first grade, sixth grade and served as a reading coach to students and teachers in Kindergarten through sixth grade.
VIDEO: A boom in firework sales
This year could be quite the boom for fireworks sales across the U.S. According to the American Pyrotechnics Association, or the APA, sales are already off to a good start.
Edward Jones Recognized as 2014 Most Valuable Employer for Military by CivilianJobs.com
Local financial services firm Edward Jones in the Cullman-area was named a 2014 Most Valuable Employer (MVE) for Military by CivilianJobs.com, recognizing the firm's deep committment to recruiting, training and retaining military veterans as financial advisors.
CRMC Welcomes Adam Harrison, DO to the Medical Staff
Cullman Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is pleased to welcome Adam Harrison, DO to the Medical Staff. Dr. Harrison is originally from Cullman and graduated from Cullman High School in 2002. He obtained his bachelor of biomedical science degree from Auburn University in 2006, and attended Wallace State Community College prior to Auburn. He received his degree in osteopathic medicine in 2010 from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Georgia Campus in Suwanee, Ga. He successfully completed an internship through Columbus Regional Medical Center in Columbus, Ga., in 2011. He will complete his residency through UAB Family Medicine in Huntsville, Ala.
Deadly guardrails spearing drivers is whistleblower's crusade
Harman is suing Trinity Highway and its Dallas-based owner, Trinity Industries Inc., alleging that it made quiet design changes that transformed guardrail systems across the U.S. into potentially deadly hazards.
Your new boss is going to Google you, so make sure she likes what she sees
This is what a professional online reputation management "campaign" looks like: four people — one patched in via video — around a conference room table, jotting notes on laptops, carefully examining every trace of a client's digital existence and plotting a strategy to improve it.
Merchants Bank promotes four officers
The Board of Directors of Merchants Bank of Alabama, a community bank since 1907, recently announced the promotions of four key officers.
Kerry Hanvey was promoted from vice president of retail banking to senior vice president of operations. Kerry joined the bank in 1992 and has served in various positions over this 22- year period. Kerry is responsible for bank wide operations for the five bank offices.
Chamber's June Small Business of the Month winner
The Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce recently awarded their Small Business of the Month award to Quick Tire Sales of Cullman. The award is given monthly to a local small business that meets nomination requirements. Victor Quick of Quick Tires Sales was thrilled for their business to be selected for this honor.
$15 minimum wage puts Seattle in uncharted waters
Depending on which pundit is nattering away, this means Seattle is either going to fall off the map and become a "Mad Max"-style economic wasteland or transform into an egalitarian utopia that inspires sweeping pro-labor activism nationwide.
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