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Joann Miller

Goodbye Joann. Our dear friend passed away last night at Providence hospital. Her son and daughter were with her.   It seems as if Joann was always there at the center. She was for a time a trainee with the Easter Seals program. They allowed her to stay an extraordinary amount of time usually they only…

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What is it like to call a place home?

OUR NEIGHBORS By Kimon Brown: Over the last several months, I have had the privilege to interview and feature many of my friends and neighbors here in this monthly column. This experience has been very rewarding and really has been a privilege. This month I would like to write about my hometown. Most of those…

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Our Neighbor: Joel Huffman

Our Neighbors: Joel Huffman By Kimon Brown This afternoon I had the pleasure of spending some time with Joel Huffman while he shared stories of his life and a little of Grand Bay’s history. Joel was born in 1937, the youngest of 5 children. He had 3 brothers and an older sister. She was born 12…

Our Neighbor – John Baxter

Grand Bay has always been the kind of town that takes care of its people. We have had a tradition of caring for each other for as long as there has been a Grand Bay. Some would argue that this type of attitude started even before we had a name as the first few residents…

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OUR NEIGHBOR – ROLAND HARPER

Some communities are lucky. Grand Bay is certainly one of those and we are lucky to have so many wonderful people here. One such person is our dear friend Roland Harper. He is one of the first people I met in Grand Bay when I moved here 10 years ago and stopped on the dirt…

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Our Neighbor – Wanda Nealy

Our Neighbors – Wanda Moore Nealy During the last couple of weeks I have been reminded of love and loss. Because of the loss of a dear soul it made me think a bit about memories and how so many of them are dependent on photos. In today’s world, there are more photos taken in…

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Our Neighbor Robert Hodges

  Being active in our community and working with several large community programs has been very rewarding on many levels. One of the greatest personal rewards is the opportunity to meet and build friendships with people I probably would not have known otherwise. Robert Hodges is one such person. I met Robert several years ago…

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Grant Awarded

$50,000 – The Daniel Foundation of Alabama has awarded CBGB a challenge contribution of $50,000 for the Grand Bay Library. This means that the funds we raise through donations, grants or fundraisers will be matched up to $50,000. So every $1 you give will become $2. If you’ve ever thought about a donation, now is…

Community Outreach

We are putting together our hygiene package drive. This is what we are asking our community for. “We are in the process of putting together about 60-75 Personal Hygiene packages for some of our underserved and homeless people in the Grand Bay area. For many see products are taken for granted, however for those without means…