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Refine Rehab, Tyler Vaughn, Mobile, Daphne

In modern medicine, getting back on your feet after orthopedic surgery means spending time before and after with a qualified physical therapist. They are crucial to recovery. The good news is we’ve come a long way with less invasive surgeries and trained specialists who work diligently to get you back to doing what you love.
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Mossy Oak, The Colonel and the Fox, Neill and Daniel Haas

This is turkey season- a rite of Spring that gets the blood flowing and adrenaline pumping like no other hunting season. For turkey hunters everywhere, the story of how Mossy Oak camouflage came into being and revolutionized the sport is an important and historic milestone. 
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The Real Laundry Man: Sean Chappell, Southern Sun Laundry

You may recall that we did a piece on David Cooper’s book, The Laundry Man for the holiday gift-buying season. When I got a call from my friend, Joe Brown at Portside Advertising about a story on a commercial laundry, I thought there must be something in his water. “Seriously, it’s an incredible story. You should meet Sean Chappell and check it out,” he told me.
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Beach Village Resort, Paul Stewart and Steve Hicks, Orange Beach

With Spring Break right around the corner, the excitement is building in the hospitality industry throughout the Scenic 98 Coastal area. I sat down with Steve Hicks and Paul Stewart, two longtime friends and part-time business partners, who will soon be cutting the ribbon on Beach Village Resort, a 71-unit Orange Beach resort.
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The Plant Shoppe, Ashleigh McKenzie, Fairhope

I think we all know what it feels like to be stressed out from your big important job, and one day yell out, “ I just want to work in a plant shop!” Ashleigh McKenzie was just like Samantha Stevens in Bewitched when she wiggled her nose and nodded her head and ”Poof,” she now works in a plant shop! ‍
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Shades Sunglasses and Casual Apparel, Joe Jernigan, The Wharf

Try this on for size… How does a fisheries biologist end up with a regional chain of sunglasses and casual fashion stores? That’s what I set out to learn when I met with Joe Jerrigan at his offices at The Wharf in Orange Beach. 
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Jocko Potts, PMT Publishing, Mobile

Growing up in Mobile, I spent much of my youth attending and watching my two older brothers play sports. My dad was especially involved with Murphy High School’s track team, raising money for their booster club. It was called the Cinder Club because running tracks in those days were made of cinder that required long spikes on shoes to gain traction.
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Stephen Savage, Photographer and Short Film Producer, Fairhope

“I’ve had an amazing life, and every day is still wonderful,” says Stephen Savage. Stephen Savage is a fixture in the Scenic 98 Coastal community As an event photographer, you will run into Stephen at almost every Eastern Shore function. If not there, you’ll see him on Facebook or Instagram. His photos capture the good times and create memories.