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Village Dermatology earns Retailer of the Year award

Village Dermatology earns Retailer of the Year award

MOUNTAIN BROOK – Dr. Jenny Sobera, Village Dermatology owner and president, has been named Alabama’s 2019 Bronze Retailer of the Year Award in the Annual Sales $1 Million to $5 Million category. Sobera was honored today during the Alabama Retail…

Capitol’s Rosemont Gardens noted for 127 years in business

Capitol’s Rosemont Gardens noted for 127 years in business

MONTGOMERY – At 127 years of operation, Capitol’s Rosemont Gardens is one of Alabama’s oldest continually operating retailers. William Burns Paterson, a Scottish immigrant, help found what is now Alabama State University and served as its second president. In 1890,…

Anders Hardware noted for 110 years in business

Anders Hardware noted for 110 years in business

NORTHPORT – In January 1909, several brothers living in the Northport area came together to open J.H. Anders Mercantile. The store still operates out of the same location on Main Avenue, although the name changed in 1921 to Anders Hardware…

Mobile’s Metzger’s noted for 100 years in business

Mobile’s Metzger’s noted for 100 years in business

MOBILE – Brothers Melvin and Leonard Metzger opened a business called Metzger Brothers in 1919 inside The Battle House, a still-operating hotel in downtown Mobile. The finer men’s and ladies’ apparel store and furrier, now simply called Metzger’s, has thrived…