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If you go to the big online fishing retailers or even stroll through a big box store, you’ll notice the shelves just about bare of fishing gear.

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Whenever anyone is diagnosed with cancer, you often hear discussion about the "stage" it is in. 

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Shelley Galloway is on the cusp of getting her life back. For the last 13 months, she has been battling breast cancer and it has been a battle indeed.

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The warning signs of breast cancer can come when a person least expects it. Even if someone is doing something particularly healthy like working out. That’s exactly what happened to Celeste Collier back in 2008.

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For a decade, The Foundation for Marshall Medical Centers has raised money through its Pink Pumpkin Run to fund mammograms for women who cannot afford them. This year, the pandemic has forced the run to go virtual but it is still contributing to the fight against breast cancer.

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August was a banner month for birthing babies in Marshall County. Marshall South’s Labor & Delivery department delivered 95 babies with August birthdays, including two sets of twins.

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Martha “Marti” Jester was the poster child for Breast Cancer Awareness month. She faithfully scheduled her mammogram every year when October rolled around. Always. Until last year.

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Judy Norstrom, one of the sisters in the woodworking partnership Lakeshore Crafts, is the picture of health today. In addition to her woodworking, she has a beautiful garden at her home that she just keeps expanding.

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It started as a whim really, just something to do to along with the hobby of fishing. But in just a few short months, a garage bait business has already grown far beyond anything owners Gus and Sharon White could have imagined.

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Finding a silver lining in a breast cancer diagnosis seems almost impossible, but that’s just what Asbury Elementary teacher Mary Waterhouse did in 2018.

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Longtime Marshall Medical Center employee Brenda NeSmith attended an event that few have had the honor of witnessing. She, along with her son Adam and his wife Meagan, had the opportunity to be present as the U.S. Navy commissioned a guided missile destroyer after their uncle, the late Delbe…

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As fall comes around the corner, we start to crave the autumn festivities that we enjoy yearly: the vast pumpkin patches, the beautiful plants growing in full-swing, and the heartwarming family memories we build each year.

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His original plan was to write a simple 20-page memo, but that turned into a 500-page book, which has now been published and is available to purchase.

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Russ Elrod and his family got interested in doing mission work last year and joined the Arab First United Methodist’s Costa Rica Mission Projects team to do so.

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If you like old photographs of Guntersville and things historic, you might want to check out the Facebook page “You know you are from Guntersville if?”

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This week, The Advertiser Gleam spotlights Bonnie Phillips who currently resides in Huntsville, but plays music every week with the Guntersville First Baptist Pickets. 

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Welcome to October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There is no doubt that this month is a big deal for the breast cancer community.

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Over the years, Warren Jones Jr. – who lives on the old John Gunter Reservation just north of the river bridge – has portrayed the founder of Guntersville for a lot of groups.

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Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Bray didn’t always know she would be a criminal attorney, although for as long as she can remember, she always knew she wanted to be some type of lawyer.

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Anna Kate Yancy and Gregory Jordan Bentley were married at The Texican Court Hotel in Los Colinas (Dallas), Texas at sunset (7:00 p.m.) on Sunday, September 20, 2020.

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The Guntersville High Crimson Guard band has not been traveling to away games due to COVID-19 restrictions. But they are performing their halftime show at home games. 

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Company officials broke ground on anew Food City at 7200 U.S. Hwy. 431 in Albertville this week, the firm said in a statement. The 54,000+ square foot supermarket is expected to open early spring of 2021.

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Guntersville attorney David Jones and Mike Perkins of Florida have been friends going back to college days at Auburn University and then law school at Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in the 1970s.

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In the Advertiser-Gleam's fillers – the facts we like to share on most pages of the paper in most editions – last Wednesday, we shared about Antietam, a defining battle of the American Civil War. It was fought this very week back in 1862. 

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The story about the C-130 military aircraft circling Guntersville the other day brought back memories for Guntersville’s Wayne Kowalsky.

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A water rescue team from the Guntersville Fire Department stood by with the fire boat and rescue divers as Army Special Forces leapt into the lake from Chinook helicopters this week in Guntersville.

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If Grant has ever had a public pumpkin patch, we’ve never heard about it. But they’ve got one this year.

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After almost two years of planning, the Mountain Valley Arts Council is excited to announce the opening of an ongoing Quilt Exhibit at its gallery at 440 Gunter Avenue in Guntersville.

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Jeff Kennedy of Kennedy & Sons Moving is based in Huntsville, but he’s moved a bunch of houses in Marshall County over the years.

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Maddie is this week’s Marshall County Animal Control shelter’s dog. She was picked up on Pleasant Hill Road, Guntersville, in early August with two other dogs.

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(Story courtesy of Alabama’s TREASURED Forests magazine, a publication of the Alabama Forestry Commission.)

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Lan Rice makes egg rolls. She’s the only vendor at the Guntersville farmers market who sells them.

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Excitement was in the air in for the Guntersville High band program this week. Friday night was not only the first home game of the Wildcats season; it was also the grand premiere of the Crimson Guard’s 2020 halftime show!

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If you haven’t heard the name “Alexander Shunnarah,” you may be living under a rock or you at least haven’t traveled the highways of Alabama.