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Alabama widow gets new home exactly two years after tornado killed her husband

Alabama widow gets new home exactly two years after tornado killed her husband

Alabama widow gets new home exactly two years after tornado killed her husband When the massive E-4 tornado struck Lee County, Alabama, on March 3, 2019, some people lost family members. Many people lost their homes. Carol Dean lost both her house and her husband. In all, 23 community members were killed in the storm. […]

The Fuller Center for Housing receives $50,000 grant from Wells Fargo

The Fuller Center for Housing receives $50,000 grant from Wells Fargo

(BEAUREGARD, Ala. – Sept. 28, 2019) — The Fuller Center for Housing received a $50,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation for the construction of a new home for tornado victims in Beauregard, Alabama. Construction will take place during the week of Sept. 29-Oct. 4, 2019, during The Fuller Center for Housing’s annual Millard Fuller […]

Six months after Beauregard tornado, 6th new Fuller Center home dedicated

Six months after Beauregard tornado, 6th new Fuller Center home dedicated

Misty Baker and her daughters were living in a mobile home when a massive tornado struck the rural Alabama community of Beauregard on March 3, 2019. Though their home was massively damaged, they continued to live in it in the months afterward, stepping around buckets that caught rain coming through the roof and mopping up […]

Kim Roberts leads Beauregard rebuilding efforts with trademark passion and fearlessness

Kim Roberts leads Beauregard rebuilding efforts with trademark passion and fearlessness

Kim Roberts’ name was the first that came to mind when East Alabama Medical Center’s charitable outreach arm, Cornerstone Foundation, was looking for someone to lead rebuilding efforts for families impacted by the devastating EF-4 tornado that struck Beauregard, Alabama, on March 3. It wasn’t because Roberts is someone who knows a thing or two […]

Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project’s church partnerships on full display

Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project’s church partnerships on full display

Photo: Flanked by Refuge Point Church Pastor Matthew Thrower (left) and West Point Mayor Steve Tramell, homeowner partner Willie McQueen reacts to the unexpected gift of an Auburn University flag to display at his restored home. The Chattahoochee Fuller Center Project is in the midst of its busiest year ever with much of the intensity […]

Two more new homes in tornado-ravaged Beauregard to be dedicated Saturday

Two more new homes in tornado-ravaged Beauregard to be dedicated Saturday

(Photo: Church of the Highlands volunteers) Two homes sponsored by  the Church of the Highlands will be dedicated around lunchtime on Saturday, July 13, in the tornado-ravaged Alabama community of Beauregard, which was devastated by an EF-4 tornado on March 3. One of the homes is being built for Bill and Tonya Yarbrough and their […]

WRBL marks Founder’s Day by building walls for tornado victims’ new homes

WRBL marks Founder’s Day by building walls for tornado victims’ new homes

(Photo: WRBL’s Phil Scoggins reports live from Monday’s wall build in the parking lot of Providence Baptist Church in Beauregard, Ala.) Staffers from WRBL-TV of Columbus, Ga., spent Monday serving their community — as did 173 other Nexstar-affiliated TV stations across the country in marking the media group’s Founder’s Day. It is a safe bet, […]

Three new homes dedicated for tornado victims in Beauregard, Alabama

Three new homes dedicated for tornado victims in Beauregard, Alabama

Less than two weeks after volunteers began raising walls on three houses in Beauregard, Alabama, the homes were dedicated Thursday morning in a day full of emotions expressed through beaming smiles, hugs and tears of joy. It was much-needed burst of hope in a community that has been reeling ever since the deadly March 3 […]