Author: Shannon Hollon

Shannon Hollon lives in McCalla Alabama graduated from McAdory High School and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Served 9 years in the US Navy Seabees with one tour in Afghanistan.Currently employed with US Steel and serving on the board of directors for the West Jefferson County Historical Society. http://wjchs.com/
Days Gone By - stories from the past

FUNNY FRIDAY: The ghost of Salem cemetery – he didn’t stop running

The Ghost of Salem cemetery by Shannon Hollon My Great grandfather Robert Bearden (Pawpaw) was an avid coon-hunter. Robert Bearden 1898-1984 One fall night…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

MONDAY MUSINGS: Do you remember when doctors made house calls like this even for serious emergencies?

He should have stayed home by Shannon Hollon My maternal GGGrandfather was Charles Monroe Campbell MD (1867-1939) he graduated from the Tennessee Medical College(…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

In this corner…Jiujitsu Joey from Gatlinburg Tennessee – Watch out for Kangaroo’s at the zoo!

In this corner...Jiujitsu Joey from Gatlinburg Tennessee by Shannon Hollon A few years ago we traveled to Gatlinburg Tennessee for a little family getaway…

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Biography: Jasper Newton Campbell born in 1836 – Rather do this job than be president of the United States

Jasper Newton Campbell loved his job by Shannon Hollon My GGGgrandfather was Jasper Newton Campbell (1836-1911).  He was born in Dekalb County. In 1859…