CULLMAN — The Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for The Teacher Supply Nov. 27. The Teacher Supply is a store that provides teachers, parents, students, and the community a local place to buy quality educational teaching supplies, educational toys, and strong curriculum resources. The owner, Leah Hoffpauir, has been a certified teacher for almost 12 years. Together with her husband Russell and two children, Caty and Isaac, they are anticipating great things for and from The Teacher Supply! For more information, visit them at 812 9th Ave. SW, Cullman 35055 or call 256-734-6029. Shown are, from left, front row: Joyce Hardeman, Comfort Care Hospice; Isaac Hoffpauir, family; Russell Hoffpauir, owner; Mayor Max Townson; Leah Hoffpauir, owner; Caty Hoffpauir, Rachel Coucke and Curlyn Carlson, family members; David Moore, Servpro of Cullman/Blount counties; back row: Abby Richter and Kela Allison, both of Traditions Bank; Donna Joiner and K.P. Joiner, family members; Jerry Galin, building owner; Pam Joiner, Lori Coucke and Becky Carlson, family members.
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Cullman Attorney Gaynor St. John has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. The induction ceremony took place recently before an audience of approximately 900 persons during the 2013 Annual Meeting of the College in San Francisco, California.
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