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Chris’ Hot Dogs makes history

Chris’ Hot Dogs makes history

“People always ask us the secret to being in business for 100 years,” said Gus Katechis. “I always tell them, you just gotta be here. You’ve got to be here every day.” It’s a motto that Gus Katechis and his father, Theo, certainly live…

Member Profile: Werner’s Trading Co. Works to Build Community

Member Profile: Werner’s Trading Co. Works to Build Community

Tucked inside a beautiful, vine-covered entrance along Cullman’s busy Fourth Street is one of the growing city’s most distinctive retailers. Werner’s Trading Co., a second-generation family owned store, is in its sixth decade of business. Rob Werner’s father, Robert, opened the business in 1952 as…