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2 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2020 The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com BEST OF THE TRIANGLE

Hometown Heroes
Congratulations to
our prize winners
Alice Hampton and
Mary Hays were chosen
by a random drawing to win $100
for voting in our contest.

Colin Krieger Jeff Read


Lowndes County Oktibbeha County
Realtor at Re/Max Partners T.E. Lott

Alice Hampton

Photo courtesy of 4-County Electric Power Association

Scott Reed 4-County Linemen


Clay County Noxubee County
Owner of Petal Pushers Noxubee County 4-County Lineman Johnny
Mitchener is seen working. Noxubee readers
voted linemen as their hometown heroes after
the workers quickly re-established power
after an April tornado. Mary Hays

T
he Best of the Triangle readers’ poll is and multiple listings under “Best” and “Among
something that our staff looks forward to the Best” indicate a tie for that category. Convenience Store Formal Wear/Bridal
each year, and this year more than ever. Congratulations to all of our winners and all BEST BEST
Having been sheltering in place and working of those who received votes. We applaud all of
from home since March, our visits with the win- our area businesses, especially now when it has
Sprint Mart The Bride and Groom
ners were that much sweeter this year. not been the easiest of times to be in operation. AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST
It’s so exciting to surprise area business We appreciate you and salute you for your United Deli & Grocery It’s A Date!
owners with their awards. Certificates are service, hard work and resilience. This will Love’s Travel Stop #564 Beauty Mark
presented by Dispatch sales reps Mary Jane certainly be a year to be remembered.
Runnels, Luther Shields and myself throughout Thank you also to our readers. We are
the months of July and August and this is
certainly the highlight of their year.
thankful for your support and the thousands of
votes you submitted. Craft Store Furniture Store
Below is the list of this year’s winners. The If your name or business is listed below and BEST BEST
top vote-getter is listed as the “Best,” while the you did not receive your certificate they can be Hobby Lobby Ashley Furniture & Home
second and third place winners are referred to picked up at The Commercial Dispatch office.
as “Among the Best.” Please note our Among Beth Proffitt AMONG THE BEST Store
the Best winners are not necessarily listed in Advertising Director Michael’s AMONG THE BEST
the order of the number of votes they received, The Board Gypsy Goose Hollow Furniture
At Home with Basset
Appliance Store Building Supply
BEST Department Store
A-1 Maytag Home Store BEST Gift Shop
Appliance Center BEST Belk BEST
AMONG THE BEST New Home Building Store AMONG THE BEST The Purple Elephant
Lowe’s AMONG THE BEST Walmart AMONG THE BEST
Cowboy Maloney Lowe’s T.J. Maxx The Board Gypsy
Shop ‘Til Cash & Carry Building
Supply
Park Place Boutique

Auto Parts Store Floor Covering


You Drop BEST
O’Reilly Auto Parts Children’s Clothing BEST
Johnson Carpet Center
Hardware Store
BEST
Military Hardware
AMONG THE BEST
Auto Zone
Store AMONG THE BEST
The Floor Gallery AMONG THE BEST
Antique Store Carquest Auto Parts, Mills
BEST
Belk
Lowe’s Lowe’s
BEST Morris Marvin’s
Magnolia Antique Mall NAPA Auto Parts AMONG THE BEST
AMONG THE BEST Advance Auto Parts Fashion Apparel Florist
Beards Furniture &
Park Place Boutique BEST Hunting Supplies
Antiques Noweta’s Green Thumb BEST
Annabelle’s Antique Mall AMONG THE BEST K+S Outdoors
A Southern Gathering The Flower Girl AMONG THE BEST
Ivy Cottage Gary’s Pawn & Gun
Mossy Oak Outdoor Outlet
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Jewelry Store Women’s Clothing Funeral Home Pet Grooming Trucking Company
BEST Store BEST BEST BEST
Rae’s Jewelry Lowndes Funeral Home & BJ’s Dog Grooming Royal Trucking Company
AMONG THE BEST BEST Crematory AMONG THE BEST McConnell Brothers
Belk Park Place Boutique AMONG THE BEST PetSmart Transfer & Storage
Montgomery’s Jewelry AMONG THE BEST Memorial Gunter Peel Pampered Paws of AMONG THE BEST
J. Parkerson Jewelers The Board Gypsy Funeral Home & Columbus Modular Transportation
Belk Crematory Terry Taylor Trucking
Carter’s Funeral Service
Lighting Store Pool & Spa
BEST Installation
Lighting Unlimited Heating & Cooling
BEST
AMONG THE BEST
Lighting Plus
Service Sobley Pool Company
Lowe’s BEST AMONG THE BEST
Benton’s Maintenance and Modern Pool & Spa
Mechanical, Inc.
Mattress Store
BEST
Superior AMONG THE BEST
Brislin, Inc.
Precision Pools &
Construction
Health
Bedzzz Express
AMONG THE BEST
Service Boyle Heating and Cooling
Jack of All Trades
Weathers Air Conditioning
Preschool
BEST Matters
Mattress Firm
Ashley Home Store Heritage Academy
Goose Hollow Furniture Accounting Firm Home Restoration AMONG THE BEST
BEST Columbus Christian Alternative Medicine
Men’s Clothing Store T.E. Lott & Co. Service Academy
Annunciation Catholic
BEST
AMONG THE BEST BEST Robert’s Apothecary
BEST School
Watkins, Ward & Stafford Jack of All Trades AMONG THE BEST
Jim’s Clothing Mitchener, Stacy, Thomas The Glam Station & Spa
AMONG THE BEST
AMONG THE BEST
Belk
& Associates
Scott K. Perkins &
Paul Davis Restoration of Printing Company Allen Chiropractic
Allegro MedSpa
the Golden Triangle BEST
Park Place Boutique Company, CPA Southern Custom Waldrop Chiropractic &
ProGraphics
Renovations Wellness
Hometown Renovations AMONG THE BEST
Outdoor Garden Apartment Complex C+P Printing

Store BEST Impressions by Susan Assisted Living


Falcon Lair Home Security Community
BEST
Bloomers
AMONG THE BEST
The Waverly
System Private School BEST
AMONG THE BEST The Colony Apartments BEST BEST Trinity Place
Lowe’s Audubon Cove AlarmPro Heritage Academy AMONG THE BEST
Walton’s Greenhouse AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST The Arrington at Plantation
ADS Annunciation Catholic Pointe
Bed & Breakfast Mississippi Alarm School Plantation Pointe
Paint Store BEST Columbus Christian
BEST Shadowlawn Academy
The Paint Store AMONG THE BEST Hotel Counseling Service
AMONG THE BEST Burnt Oak Lodge BEST Property BEST
Sherwin Williams Jackie O’ House Hyatt Place Community Counseling
Services
Tom’s Paint Store A Painted Lady
The Montgomery B&B
AMONG THE BEST Management AMONG THE BEST
Holiday Inn Express BEST
Courtyard by Marriott Meek Counseling Services
Pawn Shop Robinson Real Estate
BEST Carpet Care AMONG THE BEST
Gary’s Pawn & Gun BEST Insurance Agency River Hill Property Dance Company
Jeffery on the SpOt Management & Real BEST
AMONG THE BEST BEST Estate
First Columbus Pawn and AMONG THE BEST State Farm The Wherehouse Dance
Frank Loftis Real Estate Company
Gun Johnson Carpet Center AMONG THE BEST
Frank’s Pawn & Gun Inc. Armstrong Carpet Care Galloway-Chandler- AMONG THE BEST
Diamond Pawn & Gun
Army Navy Pawn Shop
McKinney Real Estate Firm Ballet Columbus
Academy for Competitive
Swoope Insurance Agency BEST
Computer Repair RE/MAX and Performing Arts
Pet Supply Store BEST
Exceed Technologies Investment Firm AMONG THE BEST
Coldwell Banker West Dermatology Clinic
BEST AMONG THE BEST BEST
PetSmart Realty Company BEST
Heard Computer Services Financial Concepts Crye Leike Properties
AMONG THE BEST Cell Phone Repair The Dermatology Clinic
AMONG THE BEST Unlimited
Tractor Supply, Inc. Nickels Wealth Rhett Real Estate AMONG THE BEST
Walmart Management Westmoreland
Customer Service Edward Jones Investments; Dermatology Clinic
Shoe Store BEST Josh Read Recycling Company Vitality Skin & Spa
Financial Concepts BEST
BEST Waste Pro USA
Belk
AMONG THE BEST
Golden Triangle Eye Clinic
Landscape/Lawn Best Family Clinic
AMONG THE BEST BEST
AMONG THE BEST Farm Bureau Insurance Care GoBox
Burlington Shoes Allegro Family Clinic
Columbus Scrap Material
Park Place Boutique BEST Company, Inc. AMONG THE BEST
Daycare/Preschool S & S Lawn Care Weekends Plus Urgent Care
BEST AMONG THE BEST Caledonia Community
Sporting Goods PediaTrust Styron Landscaping Relocation Service Clinic
First United Methodist Evergreen Landscape & McConnell Brothers
Store School Management Transfer & Storage
BEST AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST Hearing Aids
Dick’s Sporting Goods Mayflower Transit Agency BEST
ABC and Me Law Firm
AMONG THE BEST Columbus Christian Hearing Aid Services of
Sports Specialty Academy BEST Mississippi
K+S Outdoors Columbus Christian School Dunn & Hemphill Restaurant Wait AMONG THE BEST
Academy Sports AMONG THE BEST Otolaryngology Associates,
Dry Cleaner The Clemons Firm Staff Ltd.
BEST Tompkins Law Firm BEST Tri-State Hearing
Thrift Store Shelton Cleaners Zachary’s
BEST AMONG THE BEST
Palmer Home Thrift Store AMONG THE BEST
Cash & Carry Cleaners
Liquor Store Harveys Home Health Agency
AMONG THE BEST Regal Cleaners BEST J. Broussard’s BEST
Habitat for Humanity Commerce Cleaners The Jug Kindred at Home
Resale Store AMONG THE BEST Mississippi Home Care of
Dirt Cheap Rook’s Wine Cellar Roofing Company Columbus
Employment Agency Mike’s Fine Wine & Liquor BEST AMONG THE BEST
BEST Hollis Roofing Inc. Mississippi Home Care of
Tractor Dealer The CPI Group AMONG THE BEST Starkville
BEST AMONG THE BEST Party Equipment Wheeler Roofing Inc. Baptist Home Care and
Wade, Inc. Dove Roofing Hospice
AMONG THE BEST
Qualified Staffing
Wise Staffing Services
Rental ComForCare Senior
H&R AgriPower BEST Services
Express Employment
Professionals Prestige Event Rentals Tree Removal
AMONG THE BEST
Jumper’s Inflatables
BEST
J.R. Bourland Tree Service
Hospice
BEST
AMONG THE BEST Baptist Home Care and
Rutherford Contracting Hospice
Busy Beaver Tree Removal
Smith Landscaping & AMONG THE BEST
Construction Kindred at Home
Tri County Bucket Service Encompass
Inc.
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Medical Center/ Auto Repair/Service Windshield Repair Chicken Wings


Hospital Department BEST BEST Ice Cream
Novus Auto Glass American Deli BEST
BEST BEST AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST Chunky Chucks
Baptist Memorial Bill Russell Ford Lincoln The Glass Doctor Buffalo Wild Wings
Hospital-Golden AMONG THE BEST
AMONG THE BEST Pro-Tech/Frank Burris Wings, Fish & More Baskin Robbins
Triangle William Wells Tire & Auto Sonic Drive-In
AMONG THE BEST Carl Hogan Automotive
North Mississippi Medical Carl Hogan Toyota Chinese Food
Center
Oktibbeha County Hospital
Stokes Express Lube BEST Japanese Restaurant
Peking BEST
AMONG THE BEST Umi Japanese Steakhouse
Nursing Home Auto Salesman China Royal
China House
& Sushi Bar
BEST BEST AMONG THE BEST
Trinity Healthcare
AMONG THE BEST
Paar Colvin
AMONG THE BEST
Let’s Eat Umi Japanese Steakhouse
& Sushi Bar
Hibachi Buffet
OEC Japanese Express
Hibachi Buffet
Windsor Place Jim Stafford
The Carrington Chris Jones Locally Owned
Aurora Health &
Atmosphere Coffee
Rehabilitation
Boat Dealer BEST Restaurant
BEST Coffee House on 5th BEST
BEST Zachary’s Zachary’s
Pharmacy The Boat Gallery AMONG THE BEST
AMONG THE BEST
Up Down Eatery &
BEST Performance Marine Harveys
AMONG THE BEST
Coffeehouse Huck’s Place
Chris’ Pharmacy AMONG THE BEST Huck’s Place Beans & Cream J. Broussard’s
AMONG THE BEST Miller Marine
Family Pharmacy at Midway Marine
Allegro Plaza BBQ Crawfish Lunch in 30 Minutes
New Hope Pharmacy BEST BEST
Family Pharmacy #1 Boat Repair Hank’s #1 BBQ Huck’s Place
BEST
Zachary’s
BEST AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST
Miller Marine Glenn’s Produce, BBQ &
AMONG THE BEST
Pilates Studio AMONG THE BEST Fish
Kidd’s Crawfish
Ruben’s Fish and Steak
Sweet Peppers Deli
BEST Mi Toro
Performance Marine Little Dooey House Ranch House
The Pilates Factor The Boat Gallery Café on Main
AMONG THE BEST Huck’s Place
Bliss Yoga Beer Selection Creative Cuisine Three Sisters Pie Co.
Frank P. Phillips Memorial Body Shop BEST BEST Lion Hills Center and Golf
YMCA BEST Zachary’s J. Broussard’s Club
Midtown Pilates Burchfield’s Body Shop AMONG THE BEST
Studio Pilates AMONG THE BEST
AMONG THE BEST Huck’s Place Zachary’s
Bob’s Paint & Auto Body Buffalo Wild Wings Huck’s Place
Margarita
Rehabilitation ABC Auto Body Center BEST
Allen’s Frame & Body Mi Hacienda
Center Shop Biscuit Dessert AMONG THE BEST
BEST BEST BEST Zachary’s
Hardee’s Three Sisters Pie Co. Huck’s Place
Trinity Place Retirement
Community
Brake Repair AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST Mi Toro
BEST Chick-Fil-A J. Broussard’s Harvey’s
AMONG THE BEST Miller’s OK Tire Breakin’ Bread J. Broussard’s
Columbus Orthopaedic Café on Main
William Wells Tire & Auto Cracker Barrel Old Country
Clinic
AMONG THE BEST Store
Elite Physical Therapy
Magnolia Rehabilitaiton Stokes Express Lube Ranch House Family Restaurant Mexican Food
Baptist Memorial Lowndes County Radial BEST BEST
Hospital-Golden Tire Zachary’s Mi Toro
Triangle Import Doctors Buffet AMONG THE BEST
BEST AMONG THE BEST Mi Hacienda
The Windsor Place Skilled Doug & Hazel’s
Nursing Center The Ranch House The Mexican Kitchen
Car Wash/Detail AMONG THE BEST
Harveys
Farmstead Restaurant
Retirement Shop Hibachi Buffet
Lion Hills Center and Golf Milkshake
BEST Club First Date BEST
Community The Auto Spa Cook Out
BEST AMONG THE BEST
Breakfast Restaurant AMONG THE BEST
Trinity Place Retirement Super Sonic Car Wash BEST Sonic Drive-In
Community Petty’s Classic Car Care BEST Harveys Chick-Fil-A
AMONG THE BEST Cracker Barrel Old Country
Store
AMONG THE BEST
Plantation Pointe Huck’s Place
The Windsor Place Motorcycle/ATV AMONG THE BEST Zachary’s New Restaurant
The Carrington Nursing The Ranch House Anthony’s BEST
Center Dealer Hardee’s J. Broussard’s Up Down Eatery &
Coffeehouse
BEST
Yoga Studio Village Cycle Center Brisket French Fries AMONG THE BEST
Firehouse Subs
BEST BEST BEST Burning Piano
Bliss Yoga Motorcycle/ATV Hank’s #1 BBQ Zachary’s
AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST
The Fitness Factor Repair Glenn’s Produce, BBQ & McDonald’s Outdoor Dining
The Studio Barre and BEST Fish Up Down Eatery & BEST
Wellness Village Cycle Center Bob Roberts BBQ Coffeehouse Proffitt’s Porch
AMONG THE BEST Chick-Fil-A AMONG THE BEST
Adventure ATV Bulldog Burger Zachary’s
321 Customs
Catfish Mugshots Grill & Bar
BEST
Glenn’s Produce, BBQ & Frozen Yogurt
Muffler Repair Fish BEST Pizza
BEST AMONG THE BEST Smackers BEST
Three Star Muffler Rubens AMONG THE BEST Lost Pizza Co.
Getting AMONG THE BEST
William Wells Tire & Auto
The Fish Shack Bop’s AMONG THE BEST
CJ’s Pizza

Around Mike’s Muffler Repair


Muffler Magic One
Chicken
BEST
Grocery Store
BEST
Domino’s Pizza

Popeyes Kroger Plate Lunch


Oil Change AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST BEST
Auto Dealer/New BEST Chick-Fil-A Sunflower Café on Main
BEST Stokes Express Lube Zaxby’s Walmart AMONG THE BEST
Carl Hogan Honda AMONG THE BEST Farmstead Restaurant
AMONG THE BEST Quick Lane Tire and Huck’s Place
Bill Russell Ford Lincoln Service Center
Chicken Tenders Hamburger
Carl Hogan Automotive William Wells Tire & Auto BEST BEST
Columbus Nissan Miller’s OK Tire Chick-Fil-A Doug & Hazel’s Po’Boy
AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST BEST
Harveys Mugshots Proffitt’s Porch
Auto Dealer/Used Tire Store Zaxby’s Huck’s Place AMONG THE BEST
BEST BEST The Little Dooey Oby’s
Allen Jones Used Cars, Inc. Miller’s OK Tire Huck’s Place
AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST Happy Hour
Carl Hogan Automotive Lowndes County Radial BEST
Bill Russell Ford Lincoln Tire Zachary’s
Bates Tire Center AMONG THE BEST
Sonic Drive-In
Harveys
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Ribs Sushi Hair Salon Wedding Venue


BEST BEST BEST BEST
Hank’s #1 BBQ Umi Japanese Steakhouse Salon 417 Wisteria Vines Event Barn
AMONG THE BEST & Sushi Bar AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST
Glenn’s Produce, BBQ & AMONG THE BEST Gypsy Hair Salon Events off 5th
Fish Kroger Mirror Mirror Salon Lion Hills Center and Golf
The Little Dooey
Bob Roberts BBQ
OEC Japanese Express Profiles

Tattoo Studio Activities Club


Stephen D. Lee Home &
Museum

Salad
Sweet Tea
BEST
BEST
Robbie’s Coon Tattoo &
Body Piercing
and special The Depot Event Venue

BEST
Zachary’s
Sweet Peppers Deli
McAlister’s Deli
AMONG THE BEST
Dark Water Tattoo
occasion
AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST
McAlister’s Deli
Zaxby’s
Mi Toro
Ranch House Medical Spa Birthday Venue
BEST
BEST
Salsa Thai Food Allegro MedSpa
AMONG THE BEST
Slip N Dip
AMONG THE BEST
Events off 5th
Show Me
BEST
Mi Hacienda
AMONG THE BEST
BEST
Thai by Thai
AMONG THE BEST
Lucent Medi Spa
Vitality Skin & Spa
The Southern
Wisteria Vines Event Barn The Money
Skate Zone
Mi Toro Golden Bowl Kidz-N-Play
The Mexican Kitchen Thai Siam Restaurant Nail Salon
BEST Bank
Sandwich Allegro MedSpa Event Venue BEST
AMONG THE BEST BEST BankFirst Financial
BEST The Pod Salon & Spa Events off 5th Services
United Deli & Grocery V Nail Salon AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST
AMONG THE BEST The Southern Trustmark
Proffitt’s Porch
Sweet Peppers Deli
Looking Spa Wisteria Vines Event Barn Cadence

Seafood Good BEST


Allegro MedSpa Golf Course
BEST
Credit Union
BEST
BEST AMONG THE BEST
Lucent Medi Spa Lion Hills Center and Golf Triangle Federal Credit
Breaux Bridge Union
AMONG THE BEST
Cosmetic Vitality Skin & Spa Club
AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST
Huck’s Place Procedures Old Waverly Golf Club Statewide Federal Credit
Ruben’s Fish and Steak BEST Tanning Salon Elm Lake Union
House The Dermatology Clinic BEST CM Members Federal
Gypsy Credit Union
Sports Bar/Night
AMONG THE BEST
Allegro MedSpa AMONG THE BEST Movie Theater
Westmoreland Bronze Studio BEST Mortgage Lender
Club Dermatology Elite Tanning Malco Cinema Columbus
BEST
BEST JTS & Co. Mortgage
Muddy Waters Sports Bar
Eye Wear Weight Loss Center Park Professionals
AMONG THE BEST BEST BEST BEST AMONG THE BEST
Zachary’s Weight Watchers Lake Lowndes State Park BancorpSouth
Mitchell Eye Care
The Burning Piano BankFirst Financial
AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST AMONG THE BEST
Max Muscle Nutrition Ola J. Pickett Park Services
Curtis Optometry Group
Steak Columbus Optical Allegro MedSpa Columbus Propst Park
Frank P. Phillips Memorial
BEST YMCA
Old Hickory
AMONG THE BEST
Fitness Center The Fitness Factor
Wedding Reception
Huck’s Place BEST
Golden Horn The Fitness Factor Venue
AMONG THE BEST BEST
Frank P. Phillips Memorial Events off 5th
YMCA
AMONG THE BEST
Lion Hills Center and Golf
Club
Wisteria Vines Event Barn

Columbus - Hometown Heroes who received votes Starkville - Hometown Heroes who received votes
Eddie Hawkins Allen Jones Thomas Boyd Jr. Ashlee Mitchkee
Mother Goose Pat Davidson Kylin Hill Mark Castleberry
Paul Ackerman Tommy Gillon George Sherman Small Business Owners
Dr. James A. Boyd Debby Black Bill Lott Rebecca Armstrong
Mayor Robert Smith Captain Fred Shelton Tough Guys Haircuts Scott Helms
Nancy Carpenter Todd Stevens Lynn Spruill Russell Mord
Columbus Air Force Base Leah Keys Gray Joe Pollard Blake Balzli
Ann Sparkman Cindy Kerstetter Moreno Steve Connor Maggie Clark
Preacher Ladd Steve Pyle Dr. Cameron Huxford Nickie Gillespie
Harry Sanders James Underhill Will Prosser Barry Wood
Amy Bogue Mark Ballard Bill Phillips
Donna Goodin
Barbara Bigelow Janice Greenslade Jabe Nicholson
Doug Pellum Jody Gurley Wade Jones Jay Brocato
Columbus Christian Academy Charlie Studdard OCH Hospital Nurses
Bobbie Pearson Isabella Allison
Maci Griffin Lee Roy Lollar
Kylin Hill Mickey Brislin
Leroy Brooks Matt Stone
Chris Griffin John Almond
Daniel Bradley Tony Hannah West Point - Hometown Heroes who received votes
Jenna Lile Benny Coleman
Allen Davis Marisa Pyle
George Glusenkamp Sandra White
C.T. Salazar Leslie Taylor Tim Brinkley Dr. Timothy Whittle
Josh Read RJ Matthews Ferry Hampton Neely Bryan
Trip Hairston Edward Kidd Dr. Karen Emerson NMMC West Point Nurses
Baptist Memorial Nurses Amy Robertson Amber Orman Edward Kidd
Jan Miller Small Business Owners Steve White Small Business Owners
Tough Guys Haircuts Kathy Cadden Lisa Klutts Eddie Scott
Mott Ellis Bill Brigham Robbie Robinson Errolyn Gray
Rick McGill Rhonda & Scott Ferguson Gary Duncan Robbie Koch
Edwina Williams Jordan Sumrall Terry Craig
Heather Ford Belk
Bilbo Davis
Maggie Clark
Buddy Easley
Fred Hayslett Mark Underwood
Daryl McElrath David Lee Martin
David Horton
First Responders
Michael Livingston
Renee Sanders
Macon - Hometown Heroes who received votes
Michael Turner Judge Peggy Phillips
Shawn Gates Alan Goodin Dorothy Stewart Meg Ebert
Jeff Pyle Lynn Mullins Terry Grasseree Small Business Owners
Katrina Evans Jabari O. Edwards, Sr. Bob Boykin Gary Naylor
Kevin Mudd Amber Brislin Jeanette Unruh Yvett Roby Harris
Bradley Bustamante The Board Gypsy Jeffrey Simmons
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Nurses who received votes Police officers who received votes


Sarah Cantrell Kayla Pruitt Amanda Burrell Archie Williams
Taylor Cox Anne Clemmons Fred Shelton Ian Pruitt
Lesa Ingrew Hannah Drope Lance Luckey David Criddle
LaChé Spraggins 2nd Floor Nurses Baptist Eric Lewis Clint Sims
Khrissie Gibson Carisa Duston Donald Richardson Drew McCain
Amanda Edwards Angela Bobitt Alex Jackson Eddie Hawkins
Katie Elliott Kayla Ewing James Powell Colby Huffman
Allie Benton Anna Marshall Rick Jones Rodriguez Porter
Teresa Zalesky Marlo Allsup Jeff Pyle Quala Fulton
Kelly Turner Stephanie Whitmire Toby Rickert Tommy Watkins
Jenia Vest Lydia Enlow Kevin McCrary Mark Underwood
Marissa Eller William Luke Hodges Lamont Mosley Joshua Horton
Jemma Pace Dee King Chad Bell Hunter Parker
Jennifer McBride Carley Kemp Brian Jenkins Peter Butler
Lynette Thrasher Victoria Ahrens Thomas Honnell Christopher Smith
Brandy Waldrop Kimberlin Cotton
Jennifer Lucas Amy Burdine
Shannon Johnson Linda Kyle
Angela Winders
Ashley Dale
Melissa May
Sheila Washington
Sheriff’s deputies who received votes
Erin Mikayla Miller Haley Benson
Robert Jacobs Leslie Taylor Drew McClein Dusty Barrier
Jessica Brown Amber Lauren Moore Rhonda Sanders Eddie Hawkins
Courtney Kyle Jenna Parker Will Spann Haley Hunt
Betsy Hicks Shelby White Mile Lollar Tony Perkins
Erin Taylor Renea Stevens Jason Humber Tony Cooper
Casey Adkins Alex Holley Chad Bell Bobby Reeves
Tammy Alderson Sherry Darling Scott Helms Jim Robbins
Erin Lee Brandi Britt Mark McGairty Tommy Watkins
Shelly Kidder Amy Bogue Adam Honsinger Thomas Culpepper
Brady King Brenda Pennington James Darrell Nabors Johnny Vandiver
Beth Vann Morgan Shepherd Thomas Honnoll Chad Waltman
Megan Hodges Jennifer Ray Steve Kemp Hunter Parker
Catherine Landis Michelle Linn Clint Sims
Katie Anthony Brianna Warren
Sharon Heard Kelli Brewer
Roxanne Snider Chelsea Ann McGuff
Sonya Presnall
Debra Rhinewalt
Caitlin Lyons
Laura Hendrix
Firefighters who received votes
Allison Boney Jennifer Otero
Lauren Sullivan Kristie Funderburk Gregory Henderson Wes Mims
Chelsea Alexander Teresa Harlan Todd Graham Lamarcus Phillips
Jamie Perkins Lindsey Marsh Wayne Doyle Scott Swain
Julia Vanover Amanda Mordecai Melvin Junkin Josh Reynolds
Caitlin Gurley Nikki Sanders Johnson Josh Westbrook Alan Walker
James Hayes-Steens Chip Kain
Mike Gibson Fire Station #4
Onterrio Lowry Alan Lewis
Baron McKee Drew Williamson
Kevin Brown Darren Albritton
Elementary school teachers who received votes Corey Haynes Josh Boyer
Bob Driesmole Shannon Murphy
Christopher Carter Justin Martin
Christina Spann Hope Durst Brent Younger Jim Robbins
Heather Ford Joy Veazey Harrison Branch Jason Pool
Amanda Stanton Deanna Smith
Devan Boatner Heather Rowland
Saalon Hendrick Anna Beth Hanson
Shannon Ingram Julie McDill
Ms. Hayes Lauren Price
Clara Ann Pack Sara Hollis
Kim Vaughn Kristi Davenport
Terry Gooch) Judy Sanderson
Rhonda Leslie Morgan
Tiffany Ward Cindy Donald
Leah Brackin Erica Lewis
Kyra Hardy Dee Hall
Elizabeth Sheffield Anna Cate Wright
Lori Rogers Amy Youngblood
Karen Bowers Ray Moore
Kerri Pittman Roxanne Moody
Rebecca Wise Kristin Johnson
Nelly Brown Lisa Garret
April Vowell Angie Austin
Theresa Howell Allison Murphy
Natalie Reyes Bernett
Nicole Miller Mandy Dale
Shannon Vickers Robin Cochran
Allyson Amos Jean Hurst
Emily Wheeler Sally Edwards
Tiffany Cooper Jessica Smith
Amy Shaw Kristin Pack
Tracey Agerton Leslie Newman
Allison Thompson Angel Salter
Abby McKay Becky Gardner
Lori Lowery Amy Harrison
Lacey Sherman Sherita O’Neal
Jenni Browning Stephanie Gregg
Katie McDill Leslie Flanagan

High school teachers who received votes


Julie Heinz Lynne Sneed
Paula Crawford James Rush
Brenda Polk Erin Morris
Kelly Combs Amy Younger
Patricia Perdue Abby Rippy
Heather Henry Curley Sims
Shannon Willis Mary Nagy
Cindy Cline Kelly Soule
Rebecca Studdard Yandell Harris
Christy Shivers Yvonne Hairston
Lawrence Tyndall Misty Scott
Megan Ruffin Misty Harris
Velma Gore Taylor Corder
Angie Edge Josh Scott
Thomas Richardson Jacqueline Shows
Jenny Hutcherson Jessa Murchie-Smith
Hope Friesen Monte Ewing Johnson
Elizabeth Sanders Melanie Ford
Janice Ryals Brad McDill
Robert Hinton Ami Weldon
Justine Bell Deanna Steinport
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Best Gift Shop Best Tanning Salon

Gypsy Tan was voted best tanning salon and among the best hair salons. Shown
with their certificates from left to right are Madeline Hartman, voted best cosmetol-
ogist; Maryann Sharp, voted among the best barbers; Morgan Arnold and Summer
Melton.

The Purple Elephant was voted best gift shop. Shown with their certificate from left
are Janis Kersetter and Debbie Putt.
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Best Brake Repair

William Wells Tire and Auto was voted best brake repair, among the best muffler
repair and among the best oil change. William Wells is shown with his certificates.
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Best BBQ, Brisket & Ribs Best Dry Cleaner

Hanks #1 BBQ was voted best BBQ, best brisket and best ribs. Shown with their Shelton Cleaners was voted best dry cleaner. Shown with his certificate is Daryl
certificates from left are Frank Shelton, owner Hank Vaiden and Angie Butler. McElrath.

Best Japanese Restaurant, Sushi

Umi Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar was voted best Japanese restaurant and best
sushi. Shown with their certificates from left are Billy Wang and Nicole Ainsworth.
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Best Preschool, Private School, Kindergarten Teacher, High School Teacher, Music Teacher, Coach

Heritage Academy and staff won numerous awards. Shown from left to right with their certificates are elementary principal Dawn Dawkins, best preschool; Mollie Phillips,
best music teacher, Lori Rogers, among the best elementary teacher; Allyson Amos, best kindergarten teacher; Sean Harrison, best coach; Kelly Combs, best high school
teacher and among the best coach; Elizabeth Sheffield, among the best elementary teacher; Dispatch ad director Beth Proffitt who presented the awards; Patricia Perdue,
among the best high school teachers and headmaster Dr. Greg Carlyle, best private school.
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Best Computer Repair Best Appliance Store

Exceed Technologies was voted best computer repair. Shown with their certificate A-1 Appliance Center was voted best appliance store. Shown with his certificate is
from left are Jeremy Bandre and David Horton. owner John Ledbetter.

Best Real Estate Firm

Re/Max was voted best real estate firm. Shown with their certificate are Mike and
Kris Davis.
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Best Hearing Aids Best Seafood

Hearing Aid Services was voted best hearing aids. Shown with their certificate are
Anna Decker and Sam Ford.

Best Women’s Clothing Store

Park Place Boutique was voted best women’s clothing store, among the best gift Breaux Bridge was voted best seafood. Shown with her certificate is Kerri Perrigan.
shops, among the best men’s clothing stores, among the best children’s clothing
stores and among the best shoe stores. Shown with their certificates from left to
right are Gail Stevens, Brooke Lawrence, Aly Grace Hardy and Bridget Branch.

Among the Best Family Clinic

Caledonia Community Clinic was voted among the best family clinics. Shown with
their certificate are Dr. Amanda Fondren, N.P. and Dr. Jordan Hudson, N.P.
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Best Law Firm Among the Best Formal Wear/Bridal

Dunn & Hemphill was voted best law firm. Shown with their certificates from left to
right are David Dunn, Grace Lawton and Chris Hemphill. David Dunn was also voted
best estate planner.

Best Employment Agency

It’s A Date was voted among the best formal wear/bridal. Shown with their certifi-
cate are Sophia Hammond and Abbie Vaughn.

The CPI Group was voted best employment agency. Shown with their certificate from
left to right are Lindsey Ward, Donna Lang and Phillip Livingston.

Best Counseling Service

Community Counseling was voted best counseling service. Shown with their certifi-
cates from left to right are Trophanda Phinizee, Karen Frye and Richard Duggin.
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Best Eye Wear Among the Best Jewelry Stores

Mitchell Eye Care was voted best eye wear. Dr. Stephen Mitchell was voted among J. Parkerson Jewelers was voted among the best jewelry stores. Jamie Parkerson is
the best optometrists. shown with his certificate.
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Best Atmosphere, Restaurant Wait Staff Best Auto Repair/Service Department

Zachary’s was voted best atmosphere, best restaurant wait staff, best lunch in 30
minutes, best happy hour, best locally owned restaurant, best beer selection, best
family restaurant, best salad and best french fries. Shown with their certificates
from left to right are Doug Pellum, owner, Lance Osborn, Steven Robertson and
Renee Verner.

Among the Best Chicken Wings, Beer Selection

Bill Russell Ford Lincoln was voted best auto repair/service department, among the
best new auto dealer, among the best used auto dealer and Quick Lane Tire and
Service Center was voted among the best oil change. Bill Russell, owner, and Lily
are shown.

Buffalo Wild Wings was voted among the best chicken wings and among the best
beer selection. The staff is shown with their certificates.

Among the Best Hamburgers, Outdoor Dining

Mugshots was voted among the best hamburgers and among the best outdoor din-
ing. Shown with his certificates is Jim Hicks.
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