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The Rich History of Old Baker Farm

September 26, 2019

Special Feature Nestled in the city of Harpersville, Ala., Old Baker Farm is a busy, family owned and operated farm – and has been for more than 200 years! Jerry Baker and his wife Pam are the fourth generation to farm cotton on the land. Jerry’s great grandfather, John Robert Baker, bought the land in …

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Business Wellness: STEPS Ministries

September 26, 2019

Healthy Living Brought to you by: Community Partner White Plume Technologies, Some of Your Most Valuable Employees Are High-Functioning Alcoholics. They may perform well, but they need help—what will your company do? Companies take pride in their high-functioning employees. As they should. But do you want to know a secret? Sometimes, those people are …

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Good News about Social Security

September 26, 2019

Money Matters presented by: Vision Financial Many Millennials and GenXers have the notion that Social Security won’t be around by the time they retire. Well there’s good news…sort of. The Trustees Report of the Social Security Trust Funds reported on April 22, 2019 the financial condition and the challenges faced by the Social Security program. …

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Living Out Your Calling & Finish Well

September 26, 2019

Special Feature Brought to you by: Community Partner Convene, For 38 years Young Business Leaders (YBL) has been taking the gospel and discipling men in the marketplace. We have taken the teachings of Jesus and applied them to work, family, and community. We hold evangelistic events, our Summer Series, place men and women in …

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Creating Accessibility in Your Home: Choosing the Best Stairlift

September 26, 2019

Healthy Living “My husband has knee problems, and he’s having trouble getting up and down the stairs in our home. It’s painful for him, and I’m worried that he might hurt himself. My friend has a stairlift and we are interested in getting one, but we aren’t sure what we need or where to buy …

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Give the Gift of Prodigal Pottery

September 25, 2019

Cool Stuff Looking for gift ideas for birthdays, weddings or the upcoming holidays? Prodigal Pottery offers handmade pieces for any occasion. Locally made in Birmingham by women escaping homelessness and domestic abuse, Prodigal Pottery works out of Birmingham’s women’s shelter, King’s Home. In addition to employing the residents of King’s Home Shelby, Prodigal Pottery employs …

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Home Improvement Ideas to Close Out 2019

September 25, 2019

Our House Brought to you by: Community Partner Hinkle Roofing, Now that there are only a few months left in 2019, you may want to finish some essential home improvement projects to get your home ready to face a brand-new year. Whether you’re looking for new gutters, roofing, doors or windows, you’ll find that …

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5 Tips for Social Media Success

September 3, 2019

Special Feature The social media world can be a scary place if you do not know what you are doing. What if I mess up? What if everyone notices? What if NOBODY notices? I get it! This is your business and you want to protect it. Here are 5 social media tips that can help …

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Estate Plans are For the Living

August 25, 2019

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning, A complete estate plan is for the “autumn” of your life-  so much more than a will or trust to handle the distribution of your belongings after your death. Power of attorney. If you are temporarily in the hospital after an accident or a fall, you …

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Essential Windows Software Updates You Need to Know About

August 25, 2019

Special Feature Brought to you by: Sawyer Solutions, On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will officially discontinue support for both Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.  This means that no new updates will be released for them, including security updates, though you can continue to operate the software. Why you should care: Any equipment that …

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