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  • Spirit of Alabama: Bill Seales the peanut man.

    Spirit of Alabama: Bill Seales the peanut man.

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:19:58 GMT
    Bill Seales, Pell City's "peanut man" Bill Seales, Pell City's "peanut man"
    Bill Seales, though challenged, chose to be independent in every way. So he did something sort of old fashioned, he figured he could make a decent living, the best he could and take care of he and his family.
    Bill Seales, though challenged, chose to be independent in every way. So he did something sort of old fashioned, he figured he could make a decent living, the best he could and take care of he and his family.
  • Spirit of Alabama: The Lovelady's Part 2

    Spirit of Alabama: The Lovelady's Part 2

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:32:14 GMT
    There aren't many folks who would take into their home 6 convicts who the state had pretty much given up on. But, that's what Brenda Spahn did when she set out to begin a ministry that takes in hurting women and begin to give them hope for the future. This is part 2 of our Spirit of Alabama report about The Lovelady Center and the wonderful work they do here in Birmingham. The needs are great and if you'd like to get involved, you can contact The Lovelady Center.
    There aren't many folks who would take into their home 6 convicts who the state had pretty much given up on. But, that's what Brenda Spahn did when she set out to begin a ministry that takes in hurting women and begin to give them hope for the future. This is part 2 of our Spirit of Alabama report about The Lovelady Center and the wonderful work they do here in Birmingham. The needs are great and if you'd like to get involved, you can contact The Lovelady Center.
  • Spirit of Alabama: Remy's Dog Park

    Spirit of Alabama: Remy's Dog Park

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 11:29 PM EDT2014-08-06 03:29:24 GMT
    Soon your dog could have a very cool park to visit called Remy's Dog Park and it will be located in the 1300 acre Red Mountain Park. If you like dogs then you are going to love this story. Ken Jackson and Remy, tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
    Soon your dog could have a very cool park to visit called Remy's Dog Park and it will be located in the 1300 acre Red Mountain Park. If you like dogs then you are going to love this story. Ken Jackson and Remy, tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
  • SPIRIT OF ALABAMA: Jim Lawrence

    SPIRIT OF ALABAMA: Jim Lawrence

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-07-30 14:51:57 GMT
    Lt. Jim LawrenceLt. Jim Lawrence
    A 24-year-old army lieutenant from Troy, Alabama didn't know much about Vietnam, but he got his orders, obeyed them and shipped out. He came very close to being killed in action. Instead he lived to tell his story of Landing Zone Albany in the Idrang Valley.
    A 24-year-old army lieutenant from Troy, Alabama didn't know much about Vietnam, but he got his orders, obeyed them and shipped out. He came very close to being killed in action. Instead he lived to tell his story of Landing Zone Albany in the Idrang Valley.
  • Spirit of Alabama: the Amelia Center

    Spirit of Alabama: the Amelia Center

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:39:09 GMT
    The Amelia Center is a remarkable place where healing begins for families who have lost a baby or child. We just can’t imagine how you’d deal with such a loss, but they do great work here. We hope this story captures the dedication of the people who work here. The Amelia Center is tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
    The Amelia Center is a remarkable place where healing begins for families who have lost a baby or child. We just can’t imagine how you’d deal with such a loss, but they do great work here. We hope this story captures the dedication of the people who work here. The Amelia Center is tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
  • Spirit of Alabama: The Lyric Theater

    Spirit of Alabama: The Lyric Theater

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-07-09 14:34:41 GMT
    The Lyric Theatre in downtown Birmingham was built in 1913 and was a regular stop on the Vaudeville circuit. The Lyric was built for stage shows and the intimate theatre seats 750 people. 8 million dollars has been raised to restore the Lyric and that work should be completed by August of next year. In this Spirit of Alabama see how people are working together to make the new Lyric a reality.
    The Lyric Theatre in downtown Birmingham was built in 1913 and was a regular stop on the Vaudeville circuit. The Lyric was built for stage shows and the intimate theatre seats 750 people. 8 million dollars has been raised to restore the Lyric and that work should be completed by August of next year. In this Spirit of Alabama see how people are working together to make the new Lyric a reality.
  • Spirit of Alabama: Eldridge Knighton

    Spirit of Alabama: Eldridge Knighton

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-07-02 02:43:15 GMT
    Tonight, a story of survival. A working man robbed, shot, left for dead. His survival is like a miracle, his story of forgiveness is more than I could have imagined. His name is Eldridge Knighton. he was a cab driver just doing his job. Little did he know that his last customer had robbery and murder on his mind. Here is tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
    Tonight, a story of survival. A working man robbed, shot, left for dead. His survival is like a miracle, his story of forgiveness is more than I could have imagined. His name is Eldridge Knighton. he was a cab driver just doing his job. Little did he know that his last customer had robbery and murder on his mind. Here is tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
  • Spirit of Alabama: Ben Tomlinson's new home

    Spirit of Alabama: Ben Tomlinson's new home

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-06-25 02:18:30 GMT
    Ben Tomlinson was wounded by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan. Through organizations like the Tunnel Of Towers and the Gary Sinise Foundation Ben will have a new home which will allow him start a new life of independence. He can now put Afghanistan and combat in his rear view mirror. Home town hero Ben Tomlinson is tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
    Ben Tomlinson was wounded by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan. Through organizations like the Tunnel Of Towers and the Gary Sinise Foundation Ben will have a new home which will allow him start a new life of independence. He can now put Afghanistan and combat in his rear view mirror. Home town hero Ben Tomlinson is tonight's Spirit of Alabama report.
  • Spirit of Alabama: Claudia Reach, St. Martin's in the Pines

    Spirit of Alabama: Claudia Reach, St. Martin's in the Pines

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 8:10 AM EDT2014-06-18 12:10:04 GMT
    In this Spirit of Alabama report, Mike Royer introduces you to Claudio Reach, the Activities Director at St. Martin’s.
    In this Spirit of Alabama report, Mike Royer introduces you to Claudio Reach, the Activities Director at St. Martin’s.
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