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B
est of the Triangle is always one of not necessarily listed in the order of the
our most popular sections. It’s also number of votes they received, and where Tractor Dealer Employment Agency
one of the most fun to compile. The there are multiple listings under “Best” and Best Best
winners are typically beside themselves “Among the Best” it indicates a tie for that WADE Inc. The CPI Group
when they receive their certificate. category.
Certificates are presented by Dispatch Congratulations to our winners and Among the best Among the best
sales reps, Cynthia Cunningham, Brittney to all of the businesses and individuals H & R Agri-Power Wise Staffing Group
Brown, Beth Proffitt and Mary Jane who received votes. And thank you to our Tractor Supply Co. Qualified Staffing
Runnels. Presenting the certificates is one readers who vote each year to make our Express Employment
of the highlights of the year for our reps. contest possible. Professionals
Below is the list of this year’s winners. If your name or business is listed below Women’s Clothing
The top vote-getter is listed as the “Best,” and you did not receive your certificate
while the second and third place winners they can be picked up at The Commercial Store Event Venue
are referred to as “Among the Best.” Please Dispatch office. Best Best
note our Among the Best winners are Belk The Southern
Department Store Mattress Store Among the best Among the best
Fashion Barn Events Off 5th
Best Best Deep South Pout Trotter Convention Center
Belk Ashley Furniture &
Among the best Home Store
T.J. Maxx Among the best Funeral Home
Dollar General Mattress Firm Best
Old Navy Bedzzzz Express Lowndes Funeral Home
Shop ‘Til Goose Hollow Furniture Among the best
Memorial Gunter
Floor Covering
You Drop Best
Johnson Carpet Center
Men’s Clothing Store
Best Superior
Peel Funeral Home &
Crematory
Carter’s Funeral Home
Among the best Jim’s Clothing
Antique Store
Best
The Floor Gallery
Frye Tile
Among the best
Belk
Fashion Apparel
Service Heating and Cooling
Magnolia Antique Mall The Suitcase Service
Among the best Florist George Sherman Clothiers Accounting Firm Best
Beard’s Antiquities Best Weathers Heating & Cool
Lighting Unlimited Noweta’s Green Thumb
Best
Paint Store T.E. Lott & Co. Among the best
Mawmaw’s Treasures Among the best Brislin, Inc.
Cook Auctions The Ivy Cottage Best Among the best Triangle Air and Electric
Three Sisters Antiques The Paint Store Mitchener, Stacy and
The Flower Girl Weddings Thomas
& Gifts & Florist Among the best
R & S Antiques Tom’s Paint & Decorating Home Security
Watkins, Ward & Stafford
Annabelle’s Antique Mall Sherwin Williams
Formal Wear/Bridal Apartment Complex Systems
Best
Appliance Store Best
The Bride & Groom Pawn Shop Best Alarm One
Best The Waverly
A-1 Appliance Center Among the best Best Among the best
Fashion Barn Gary’s Pawn & Gun Among the best ADS
Among the best The Colony Mississippi Alarm
David’s Bridal Among the best Falcon Lair
Lowe’s The House of Tux Frank’s Pawn & Gun
Cowboy Maloney Possum Town Pawn & Gun
Diamond Pawn & Gun Bed & Breakfast Hotel
Auto Parts Store Furniture Store First Columbus Pawn
Best
Best
Best Hyatt Place
Best Shadowlawn Bed &
Ashley Furniture & Among the best
AutoZone Home Store Pet Supplies Breakfast
Courtyard by Marriott
Among the best Among the best Best Among the best Holiday Inn Express
O’Reilly Auto Parts PetSmart A Painted Lady
Goose Hollow Furniture The Jackie O’ House
NAPA The Steel Forest Furniture Among the best
Company Walmart Insurance Agency
Building Supply Tractor Supply Co. Carpet Care Best
State Farm
Store Gift Shop Best Among the best
Best Best Shoe Store Johnson Carpet Center
Galloway-Chandler-
The Purple Elephant Best Among the best McKinney
Cash & Carry Building Armstrong Carpet Care
Among the best Belk Swoope Insurance
Supply Robinson Janitorial
Hollyhocks Among the best Farm Bureau
Among the best Pizazz Burlington Shoes
Lowe’s
Fashion Apparel Customer Service
New Home Building Store
Payless ShoeSource Investment Firm
Hardware Store Shoe Dept. Best
The Glam Station & Spa
Best
Sporting Goods Store Financial Concepts
Children’s Clothing Best Dick’s Sporting Goods Among the best Among the best
Best Military Hardware Sports Specialty Financial Concepts Nickels Wealth
Belk Academy Sports Denise Good/State Farm
Among the best Management
Among the best Lowe’s JDS Wealth Strategies
Fashion Apparel Marvin’s
The Children’s Place Outdoor Garden Day Care/PreSchool
Best Best Landscape/Lawn
Jewelry Store Smith Landscaping & PediaTrust
Convenience Store Best the Greenhouse Among the best Care
Best Rae’s Jewelers Among the best MUW Child & Parent Best
Sprint Mart Among the best Lowe’s Development Center Smith Landscaping &
Among the best Kay Jewelers Bloomers Nursery St. Paul’s Episcopal School Maintenance
Love’s Travel Stop Zales Among the best
United Deli and Grocery Styron’s Landscaping
Thrift Store Dry Cleaner T & T Lawn Care
Lighting Store Best Best
Craft Store Best Palmer Home Thrift Store Regal Cleaners
Best Lighting Unlimited Among the best Among the best Law Firm
Hobby Lobby Among the best Habitat for Humanity Shelton Cleaners Best
Among the best Lighting Plus Resale Store Commerce Cleaners Dunn & Hemphill
Michael’s Lowe’s Salvation Army Thrift Among the best
The Chalet Store Mitchell, McNutt & Sams
Brunini, Grantham, Grower
& Hewes
Crowell, Gills & Cooper
Stone & Hayes
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Liquor Store Assisted Living Rehabilitation Car Wash/Detail Best First Date
Best Community Center Shop Restaurant
The Jug
Among the best Best Best Best Best
Mike’s Package Store Trinity Columbus Orthopaedic The Auto Spa Harveys
Rook’s Wine Cellar Among the best Among the best Among the best Among the best
Plantation Pointe Trinity Petty’s Classic Car Care Huck’s Place
Garden Hill Windsor Place SuperSonic CarWash J. Broussard’s
Pet Grooming Elite Physical Therapy
Best Rehab@Work
BJ’s Dog Grooming Counseling Service Encore Oil Change Biscuit
Best Magnolia Rehab Best Best
Among the best Community Counseling Stokes Express Lube Hardee’s
PetSmart
Service
Muddy Paws
Among the best
Retirement Among the best
Quick Lane Tire and
Among the best
The Ranch House

Preschool
Dr. Francis Baird
Dr. Bob Meek
Community Service Center
Express Oil Change & Tire
The Biscuit Shop
Best Engineers
Best Trinity Place Retirement Buffet
Annunciation Catholic Community
School Dance Studio Best
Among the best Best Among the best Motorcycle/ATV The Ranch House
Wherehouse Dance Plantation Pointe
MUW Child and Parent
Development Center Company Garden Hill Dealer Among the best
Lion Hills
St. Paul’s Episcopal School Among the best Best Hibachi Buffet
Adventure ATV
Heritage Academy The English School
of Dance
Yoga Studio Among the best
Steel Monkey Best
Bliss Yoga
Twist of the Wrist Breakfast
Printing Company Village Cycle Center Best
Best Among the best The Boat Gallery The Ranch House
ProGraphics Dermatology Clinic The Fitness Factor Hog Hounds
Among the best
Best YMCA
Among the best Cracker Barrel
The Dermatology Clinic
C & P Printing Co.
Party & Paper Among the best
Motorcycle/ATV Hardee’s

Westmoreland
Dermatology
Repair Brisket
Private School Best
Adventure ATV Best
Best Glenn’s Produce, BBQ &
Heritage Academy Hearing Aids Among the best Fish
Village Cycle Center
Among the best
Annunciation Catholic
Best
Physicians Hearing Center
at Otolaryngology &
Getting Hog Hounds
The Boat Gallery
Among the best
Hank’s #1 BBQ
Bob Roberts
School Twist of the Wrist
Columbus Christian
Academy
Associates
Among the best Around
Beltone Muffler Repair Catfish
Hearing Aid Services Best
Real Estate Firm Best
Three Star Muffler Ruben’s
Best Auto Dealer/New
Crye Leike Properties Home Health Agency Best Among the best Among the best
The Little Dooey
Carl Hogan Automotive Mike’s Muffler
Unlimited Best Lion Hills
Kindred at Home Muffler Magic
Among the best Among the best
Coldwell Banker West Among the best Premier Ford
Realty Encompass Carl Hogan Honda Tire Store Chicken
CENTURY 21 Doris Hardy Baptist Home Care and Best
& Associates Hospice
Best
Lowndes County Radial Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
RE/MAX Partners Comforcare Home Care Auto Dealer/Used Tire Among the best
Gentiva Best Among the best Food Giant
Carl Hogan Automotive Chick-fil-A
Restaurant Wait Miller’s OK Tire
Hospice Among the best
Allen Jones
Quick Lane Tire and
Staff Best Premier Ford
Service Center
Chicken Tenders
Best Encompass
Harveys Best
Auto Repair/Service Windshield Repair
Among the best Zaxby’s
Among the best Baptist Home Care and
Huck’s Place Hospice
Best Among the best
Department Pro-Tech The Little Dooey
Zachary’s Kindred at Home
Among the best Chick-fil-A
Best
Carl Hogan Automotive American Glass
Recycling Company Medical Center/ Among the best
Novus Auto Glass
Chicken Wings
Best Glass Doctor
Hospital Quick Lane Tire and Best
Columbus Recycling Service Center
Best Buffalo Wild Wings
Among the best Stokes Express Lube
Go Box Baptist Memorial Hospital- Among the best
Waste Pro Golden Triangle American Deli
Among the best Auto Salesman Wings Fish & More
Allegro Clinic Best
Roofing Company North Mississippi Medical Paar Colvin Chinese
Best Center West Point
Among the best
Wheeler Roofing
Among the best Nursing Home
Jim Stafford
Jo Pollard
Let’s Eat Best
Peking Chinese Restaurant
Among the best
Dove Roofing
Hollis Roofing Best China House
Trinity Healthcare Boat Dealer Hibachi Buffet
Among the best Best Atmosphere
Tree Removal Windsor Place The Boat Gallery Best Coffee
Best Garden Hill Harveys
Among the best Best
Rutherford Contracting Performance Marine Among the best Beans & Cream
Among the best Pharmacy Miller Marine Huck’s Place
J.R. Bourland Tree Service Zachary’s Among the best
A & T Tree Removal Best Coffee House on 5th
Chris’ Pharmacy Boat Repair Starbucks
Among the best Best BBQ
Allegro Pharmacy Miller Marine
Robert’s Apothecary
Best
The Little Dooey
Crawfish
Among the best Best
The Boat Gallery Among the best Huck’s Place
Pilates Studio Performance Marine Hank’s #1 BBQ
Glenn’s Produce, BBQ & Among the best
Best Fish Ruben’s

Health The Pilates Factor
Among the best
Body Shop
Best
Kidd’s Crawfish
Bob Roberts
Bliss Yoga Bob’s Paint and Auto Body Beer Selection
Matters The Studio Barre
YMCA Among the best
Burchfield Body Shop
Best
Zackary’s
Creative Cuisine
Best
Hardin’s Body Shop Among the best J. Broussard’s
Thai by Thai
Alternative Medicine Harvey’s Among the best
Best Brake Repair Sey’s Sports Bar & Grill Huck’s Place
UMI Japanese Steak House
Robert’s Apothecary Best
Quick Lane Tire and
Among the best Service Center
The Glam Station and Spa
Simply E Among the best
Miller OK Tire
Carl Hogan Automotive
Stokes Express Lube
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Dessert Locally Owned Plate Lunch Sushi Nail Salon
Best Restaurant Best Best Best
A Southern Flour Bakery Café on Main Umi Japanese Steak House The Pod
Among the best Best Among the best Among the best Among the best
Harvey’s Huck’s Place Huck’s Place Kroger Rose’s Day Spa
Café on Main Among the best Farmstead Restaurant Peking The Glam Station and Spa
The Ranch House The Ranch House
J. Broussard’s
Family Restaurant Doug & Hazels Sweet Tea Spa
Best Harveys Po’Boy Best Best
The Ranch House Best McAlister’s Deli Brickerton Day Spa
Oby’s
Among the best
Cracker Barrel
Lunch in 30 Minutes Proffitt’s Porch
Among the best
Sweet Pepper’s Deli
Among the best
The Glam Station and Spa
Harveys Best Among the best Sonic The Pod
The Ranch House Huck’s Place
Among the best Zachary’s
French Fries Zachary’s Thai Tanning Salon
Best Sweet Peppers Deli Best Best
McDonald’s Ribs Thai by Thai Golden Glow Tanning
Best Salon
Among the best
Mugshots
Margarita Glenn’s Produce, BBQ &
Among the best
The Golden Bowl Among the best
Jack’s Best Fish Thai Siam Sunstruck
Mi Hacienda Among the best The Pod
Among the best Hank’s #1 BBQ
Frozen Yogurt The Grill Bob Roberts
Best La Fiesta Brava Weight Loss Center
Smackers Best
Salad Weight Watchers
Among the best
Tutti Fruitti
Local Culture
Mexican
Best
Best
Harveys
Looking Among the best
YMCA
Mi Toro

Grocery Store
Among the best
Mi Hacienda
Among the best
Sweet Peppers Deli
McAlister’s Deli
Good CORE Fitness
Steel Monkey

Best Mexican Kitchen
Kroger
Salsa Cosmetic
Among the best
Sunflower
Milkshake Best Procedures
Walmart Best Mi Toro
Sonic Among the best Best
The Dermatology Clinic
Among the best Mi Hacienda
Hamburger
Best
Chick-fil-A
Bullets
The Mexican Kitchen Among the best
Griffin Center for Cosmetic
Surgery
Show Me
Chunky Chuck’s
Mugshots
Among the best
Doug & Hazels
Stafford’s Big Burger Sandwich
Best
Elizabeth Adams
Jacqueline Dicicco The Money
United Deli
Twisted Burger New Restaurant Sweet Peppers Deli Eye Wear
Best Among the best Bank
Happy Hour Mugshots Proffitt’s Porch
Best
Soul Fish Grill Columbus Optical Best
Best McAlister’s Deli BankFirst Financial
Sonic Among the best Among the best Services
Slice of Heaven Sweet Spot Curtis Optometry
Among the best
Zachary’s
Chunky Chuck’s Seafood East Columbus Vision
Clinic
Among the best
Cadence Bank
Back Yard Burgers Best
Applebee’s Catfish & Blues Regions Bank
Sey’s Sports Bar & Grill Huck’s Place
Clint’s BBQ
Harvey’s Among the best Fitness Center
Ruben’s Best Credit Union
Ice Cream Outdoor Dining J. Broussard’s The Fitness Factor Best
Best Among the best Triangle Federal Credit
Best Proffitt’s Porch Union
Chunky Chuck’s Sports Bar/Night YMCA
Planet Fitness Among the best
Among the best
Among the best
Sonic
Zachary’s Club Statewide Federal Credit
Union
Mugshots Best
Smackers
Sey’s Sports Bar & Grill
Hair Salon CM Members Federal
Best Credit Union
Japanese Pizza Among the best
Zachary’s
Janice’s House of Glamour
Best Muddy Waters Among the best Mortgage Lender
Best CJ’s Pizza The Pod
UMI Japanese Steak House Best
Among the best Park Place
JTS & Co. Mortgage
Among the best
Yamato
Lost Pizza Steak Profiles
Professionals
Pizza Hut Best
Hibachi Buffet Among the best
Old Hickory
Among the best
Medical Spa Cadence Bank
Best BankFirst Financial
Huck’s Place Services
Vitality
LongHorn Steakhouse
Among the best
Bella Derma
CosMediCenter

Columbus - Hometown Heroes who received votes Starkville - Hometown Heroes who received votes
Frank Griffin Quinn Brislin Matt Seawright Gary Henderson
Mott Ellis Fred Kinder Reverend James Boyd Reverend Lee Brand, Jr.
Sandra DePriest Denise Good Pimpin’ Paul Ben Carver
Rufus Ward Joe Gillis Timothy Bourne Lynn Phillips Gaines
Martha Kirkley Joe Maxx Higgins Calvin Hicks Jake Mangum
Chip Gerber Rhonda Sanders
Moby Pridmore Mark Castleberry
Tony Hannah
Jared Booth 
DeMario Jefferson
Samuel Tate
Sunday school teachers who received votes
Reverend Joel Peeples Dr. Dan Bennett Gray Ballard Rebecca Studdard
Robert Smith Reverend James A. Boyd Joey Henderson Rachael Berry
Jane Ford Mother Goose Becky Anderson Morgan Smith Pounders
Columbus Firefighters Dottie Porter  Mott Ellis Jeanette Sparks
Beverly Norris Paul Ackerman Jeff Eppling Hal Smith
Christian Benton Dean Stevens Courtney Stanback Mike Round
Donnie Hughes Bill Brigham Dana Putt Joyce Bankhead
Linda K. Downing Ann Russell Bradley
West Point - Hometown Heroes who received votes Trish Sullivan Joe Johnson
Dale Rainey
Bruff Sanders Robert Smith
Lee Stafford Kayla Hall
Tim Brinkley George Glusenkamp Sunday school teachers who received votes
Gary Dedeaux Reverend Eddie Longstreet
Louise Campbell Debbie Doughty Mott Ellis Monica Hicks
Robbie Robinson Sandra DePriest Howard Jenkins
Tjuan Boswell Nancy Guerry
Donnie Hughes Kathy Cadden
Macon - Hometown Heroes who received votes Amber Brislin Janie Shields
Fred Kinder Dottie Porter
Bill Brown All Military Personnel Mark Griffin Katrina Sunneville
Wayne Stewart Reverend George Cain Scott Ferguson Contact Helpline
Shirley Swedenburg Scott Boyd Rhonda Sanders
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Nurses who received votes Police officers who received votes
Joy Murphy Jessica Hughes Sam Jackson Lancy Lucky
Jessia Murphy Gray Willcutt Glenn Jenkins Eric Lewis
Jennifer Dodson Amanda Edwards Anthony Nelson Donald Richardson
Ashli Dunn Katie Johnson Jared Booth Kenny Brewer
Keasan at Baptist Krashawn Hendrix Bo Pearson Ron Richardson
Melissa Atkins Candace Knight Rick Higgins Raheem Clemons
Cindy Petty Sharon Heard Mark McCarty
Lindsey Crimm Millie Todd
Kayla White Taylor Cox
Katie Brown
Lanette Thrasher
Briana Colbert
Coretta Sanders
Sheriff’s deputies who received votes
Regina Hunt Lakeyta Bailey
Billy Wood Toby Rickert
Brandi Adams Hall Shante Buckhalter
Thomas Culpepper Chad Bell
Tammy Prescott Mahyar Netadjl
Raymond Hackler Mike Lollar
Elementary teachers who received votes Greg Wright Clint Sims
Mike Aldridge Ricky Milam
Kim Dilmore Lynela Sanders Chas Waltman Willie D. Jones
Christina Spann Erica Dale Tony Perkins
Marie Burgess Tina Morgan
Stephanie Studdard Vicky D’Ornellis
Mitzi Mullins Brenda Jones
Pam Pugh Morgan Turnipseed
Kayla Brown Pam Oswalt
Ta Kai Burnette

High school teachers who received votes
Chuck Yarbrough Allison Amos
Margaret Henry Paula Crawford
James Reed Andy Finch
Velma Gore Adrienne Graham
Elizabeth O’Keefe Pamela Colvin
Rebecca Studdard Hope Hogan
Amanda Shelton Gabriel Davis
Jenny Hutcherson Sheila Cullen
Janice Ryals Larry Joblin
Jane Smith Deb Shelton
Andrea Adams Mary Nagy
Kali Harris

Firefighters who received votes
Baron McKee Dezmond Sherrod
Wes Mims Tyler Jones
Andrew Morton Mike Gibson
Ontario Lowery Shannon Murphy
James Adams Anthony Colom
Doug Cox Jim Robbins
Randall Beatty Brett Thompson
Justin Martin Josh Westbrook
Allen Walker Larry Webber
Chip Richard McBride
Gary Crosson
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Hometown Heroes
Congratulations to
our prize winners
Joanna Jameson and
Becky Johnston were chosen
by a random drawing to win $100
for voting in our contest.

Tony Hannah Kathy Hosford
Columbus Starkville
Works at Quick Lane Tire and Service Center Works at Yokohama
Certificate presented by Beth Proffitt. Certificate presented by Mary Jane Runnels.

Joanna Jameson

Lisa Klutts Bob Boykin
West Point Macon
Head of the West Point Growth Alliance. Mayor of Macon
Certificate presented by Mary Jane Runnels. Certificate presented by Brittney Brown.
Becky Johnston
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Best Real estate agent

Colin Krieger, realtor at ReMax Partners, was voted best real estate agent and best
community volunteer. Dispatch advertising director Beth Proffitt presented him with
his awards.

Best Customer Service/Esthetician

The Glam Station and Spa was voted best customer service, among the best
alternative medicine, among the best nail salon and among the best spa. Terrance
Bonner, owner, was voted best esthetician. Shown from left are Dispatch sales
representative Brittney Brown, Mollie Carnathan, Karletta Harris, Terrance Bonner,
Zipporah Tyler and Tonnie Fortune.
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Best Tire Store

Dispatch advertising
director Beth Proffitt
presented Jeremy
Lumsden, owner of
Lowndes County Ra-
dial Tire, his award
for being voted best
tire store.

Best Real Estate Firm

Dispatch sales rep-
resentative Brittney
Brown presented
Crye-Leike Prop-
erties Unlimited
managing brokers,
Hilbert Williams,
center, and Rick
McGill, right, their
award for being vot-
ed best real estate
firm.
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Best Jewelry Store

Rae’s Jewelry was voted best jewelry store. Erin Creekmore and Pete Creekmore
accept their award from Dispatch sales representative Cynthia Cunningham, right.

Among the Best Thrift Store

The staff of the Columbus-Lowndes Habitat for Humanity ReSale Store is shown
with their award for being voted among the best thrift store.
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Best Margarita

Mi Hacienda was voted best margarita and among the best salsas. Dispatch sales
representative Cynthia Cunningham, center, presented the awards to Felipe Hernan-
dez, left, and Rudy Hernandez, right.

Among the Best Mortgage Lenders/Banks

Cadence Bank was voted among the best mortgage lenders and among the best
banks. Shown with their awards from left are, John Rollins, Sandra Daniels, Marnie
Gayle, Dispatch sales representative Mary Jane Runnels, Jane Wyers and Doug
Robertson.
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Best Lighting Store

Lighting Unlimited owner
Helen Pridmore, left, was
presented an award by
Dispatch sales represen-
tative Brittney Brown for
being voted best lighting
store.

Best Roofing Company

Tina Gatewood, of Dove
Roofing, is shown with
their award for being voted
best roofing company.
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Best Home Health Agency

Dispatch sales representative Brittney Brown, left, presented the staff of Kindred at
Home their award for being voted best home health agency.

Best Hamburger

Dispatch sales representative Mary Jane Runnels presented Jim Hicks, of Mug-
shots, their awards for being voted best hamburger, best new restaurant, among the
best outdoor dining and among the best french fries.
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Best Dog Groomer/Pet Grooming

BJ’s dog grooming was voted best pet grooming. Shown from left are Emma
Ramirez, Chris Coover, Brittany Coover and Kayla Carver. Brittany Coover was also
voted best pet groomer.

Best Private School

Heritage Academy was voted best private school. Shown from left are Dispatch
editor/Publisher Peter Imes, Heritage elementary principal Cindy Wamble, Heritage
headmaster Dr. Greg Carlyle and Dispatch advertising director Beth Proffitt.

Best Bank

The staff of BankFirst Financial Services was presented an award for being voted
best bank. Shown are front row from left, Malinda Hill, Kim Lamb, Tracy Bowling, Ash-
ley Kidder; back row, Ceti Anderson, Sheri Bedwell, Desiree Jones, Dispatch sales
representative Cynthia Cunningham, Nancy Burton, Ruthie Moss and Diana Neault.
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Best Formal Wear/Bridal

The Bride and Groom was voted best formal wear/bridal. Shown are, front row from
left, Corie Walters and Blaine Walters. Back row from left are Taylor Rushing, Cindy
Hern, Mary Catherine Jones and Erin Gatlin.

Among the Best Insurance Agencies

Dispatch sales representative Cynthia Cunningham presented Ben Shelton, of
Swoope Insurance, an award for being voted among the best insurance agencies.
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Best BBQ

Dispatch sales representative Mary Jane Runnels presented Barry Wood, of The Lit-
tle Dooey, with awards for being voted best BBQ, among the best catfish and among
the best chicken tenders.

Among the Best Women’s Clothing Stores

The Fashion Barn was voted among the best women’s clothing stores and among
the best formal wear/bridal. Shown from left are Erika Allison, Shilo Goodman, Ho-
mer Beaty, JoAnne Beaty and Dispatch sales representative Cynthia Cunningham.
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Best Po’Boy

Dispatch sales repre-
sentative Mary Jane
Runnels presented
Andrew Mock of
Oby’s his award for
being voted best
po’boy.

Among the Best Real Estate Agents

Dispatch sales rep-
resentative Brittney
Brown presented
Michael Anderson,
of Crye-Leike Prop-
erties Unlimited,
his award for being
voted among the
best real estate
agents.
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Best Hardware Store

Brad Perkerson, of Military Hardware, accepts his award for being voted best hard-
ware store from Dispatch advertising director Beth Proffitt.

Best Pawn Shop

Dispatch sales representative Mary Jane Runnels presented Mike Pearson, center,
and Greg Vaughn, of Gary’s Pawn and Gun, their award for being voted best pawn
shop.
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Best Apartment Complex

The Waverly was voted best apartment complex. Dispatch advertising director Beth
Proffitt, right, presented Madeline Dale, left, and Brandi Brown their award.

Best Eye Wear

Columbus Optical was voted best eye wear. Shown from left are Andy Sherman,
Scott Patten, Diane Parker, Dispatch advertising director Beth Proffitt, owner Jarod
Lee, Carrie Randazzzo and Josh Cumberland.
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Best Brake Repair

Quick Lane Tire and Service Center was voted best brake repair, among the best
auto repair, among the best tire store and among the best oil changes. Shown from
left are Dispatch advertising director Beth Proffitt, Tiffany Webster, Tony Hannah
and Debbie Doughty. Tony Hannah was also voted Columbus hero and Quick Lane
employee Blake Martin was voted best mechanic.

Best Appliance Store

Dispatch sales representative Cynthia Cunningham, center, presented McGee Led-
better, left, and John Ledbetter, owner of A-1 Appliance Center, their award for being
voted best appliance store.
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Best Japanese Restaurant/Sushi

Dispatch sales representative Mary Jane Runnels presented Billy Wang, of Umi, his
awards for being voted best Japanese restaurant, best sushi and among the best
creative cuisine.

Best Fitness Center/Pilates Studio

The Fitness Factor was voted best fitness center and The Pilates Factor was voted
best pilates studio. Shown from left are Beth Jeffers, owner, Dispatch advertising
director Beth Proffitt and Maurine Gerber.
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Best Law Firm/Attorney

Dunn and Hemphill was voted best law firm. David Dunn was voted best attorney
and best estate planner. Shown from left are David Dunn, Dispatch sales represen-
tative Cynthia Cunningham and Chris Hemphill.

Best Funeral Home

Dispatch sales representative Brittney Brown, left, presented Dawn Pounders,
co-owner of Lowndes Funeral Home, awards for being voted best funeral home, and
Caleb Pounders, right, for being voted among the best funeral directors. Tim Pound-
ers was also voted among the best funeral directors.

Among the Best Credit Union

Dispatch sales representative Mary Jane Runnels, right, presented Alisha Coleman,
of Statewide Federal Credit Union, an award for being voted among the best credit
union.
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Best Men’s Clothing Store Best Event Venue

The Southern was voted best event venue. Shown with their award are from left,
Jim Davis, owner of Jim’s Clothing, was presented his award for being voted best Vince Rapisarda, Marty Wages and Dispatch advertising director Beth Proffitt.
men’s clothing store by Dispatch sales representative Cynthia Cunningham.

Best Chicken Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings was voted best chicken wings. Dispatch sales representative
Mary Jane Runnels, second from left, presented Jeff Ousley and staff their award.
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Best Plate Lunch

Cafe on Main was voted best plate lunch and among the best desserts. Shown
from left are Shelly Russell, Dispatch sales representative Cynthia Cunningham and
Shannon Dismukes.

Among the Best Investment Firms

JDS Wealth Strategies was voted among the best investment firms. Jason Spears
was voted among the best financial advisors, among the best financial planners and
among the best estate planners. Shown from left are owners Paige Spears, Jason
Spears and Bethany Bustamante.
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