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Best of the Coosa Valley 2024 winners revealed

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SYLACAUGA, Ala. – After months of nominations and voting, the 2024 Best of the Coosa Valley winners are official.

Thank you to those throughout the Coosa Valley that voted! Let’s see if your nominee and/or vote got the top spot in 2024.

Below is a comprehensive list of each category and the winner of Best of the Coosa Valley for said category:

FOOD & DRINK

  • Appetizer – Good Ole Boy’s BBQ
  • Asian Restaurant – Tokyo Sushi Hibachi and Asian
  • Atmosphere – Harvey’s on Noble
  • BBQ – Good Ole Boy’s BBQ
  • BBQ Sauce – Good Ole Boy’s BBQ
  • Beer Selection – Pizza & Pint
  • Biscuits – Jack’s
  • Breakfast – Mama Ree’s
  • Business Lunch – Old Town Grille
  • Catering – Cater Up!
  • Coffee – Cuppa Grace Cafe & Coffee Shop
  • Desserts – Heavens Gold Cakes & More
  • Food Truck – Doug’s BBQ
  • French Fries – Wendy’s
  • Fried Chicken – Chick-fil-A
  • Hamburger – Good Ole Boy’s BBQ
  • Hot Dog – Ernie’s Hot Dogs & Catering
  • Ice Cream – Blue Bell Creameries
  • Italian – Giovanni’s Italian Restaurant
  • Locally Owned Restaurant – Good Ole Boy’s BBQ
  • Margarita – El Vaquero’s
  • Meal Under $10 – Wendy’s
  • Mexican – El Vaquero’s
  • Milkshake – Dairy Queen – Sylacauga
  • Pizza – Pizza & Pint
  • Ribs – Good Ole Boy’s BBQ
  • Romantic Dinner – Arrington at Pursell Farms
  • Serve/Wait Staff – Bandits Bar & Grill
  • Steak – Bandits Bar & Grill
  • Sub/Sandwich – Publix
  • Sweet Tea – Good Ole Boy’s BBQ
  • Takeout – Good Ole Boy’s BBQ
  • Wine Selection – Fermenters Market at The Rex
  • Wings – Good Ole Boy’s BBQ

SHOPPING & SERVICES

  • Accountant – Mike Richardson – Richardson Accounting & Tax Service
  • Accounting Firm – Richardson Accounting & Tax Service
  • Appliance Dealer – Boothe Appliance
  • Attorney – Ben Robbins – Ben Robbins Law Firm
  • Auto Loan Provider – Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union
  • Bank – Southern States Bank
  • Bank Teller – Jennie Carter – Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union
  • Barber – Ronnie Forbus
  • Barber Shop – Ronnie’s Barber Shop
  • Boat and Marine Dealer – Sylacauga Marine & ATV Inc.
  • Builder/Construction – Reams Custom Homes Inc.
  • Car Wash – Tidal Wave Auto Spa
  • Clothing Boutique – Mercantile on Broadway
  • Credit Union – Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union
  • Customer Service – Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union
  • Day Care – Elite Care, Inc.
  • Electrician – Engle Services Heating & Air – Electrical – Plumbing
  • Equipment Rental – The Home Depot
  • Financial Planning – Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union
  • Florist – The Lily
  • Funeral Home – Radney-Smith Funeral Home
  • Furniture Store – Farmers Home Furniture
  • Gas Station – Allen Brew Market
  • Gift Shop – Marble City Pharmacy
  • Grocery Store – Publix Super Market at Marble City Square
  • Hair Salon – Salon 31
  • Heating and Air Conditioning – Sleeping Giant Heating and Cooling Inc.
  • Home Improvement Specialist – Rhett Aderholt – Kabinett, LLC
  • Home Improvement Store – Vansandt Hardware And Supply Co.
  • Hospitality – Publix
  • Hotel – The Inn at Pursell Farms
  • Insurance Agent – Daren Holland – ALFA Insurance, Sylacauga
  • Insurance Agency – ALFA Insurance, Sylacauga
  • Internet Service Provider – Sylacauga Utilities Board
  • Landscape/Lawn Service Company – Deweese Lawns LLC
  • Mortgage Lender – Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union
  • Outdoor Outfitters – Trailwares
  • Outdoor Supplies – Trailwares
  • Pawn Shop – Garris Pawn
  • Pest Control – Alabama Termite & Pest Control
  • Pet Groomer – Mutt Cutts
  • Pet Supplies – Oak Grove Feed & Tack
  • Photographer – Serene Life Photography
  • Plumber – Marble City Plumbing, LLC
  • Real Estate Agency – Front Porch Realty
  • Real Estate Agent – Amanda Taylor – Avast Realty
  • Roofer – A-1 Quality Roofing
  • Storage Facility – Adding Space Self Storage – Sylacauga
  • Stylist – Emilie Crumpton
  • Tattoo Artist – Allison Gentry
  • Tattoo Studio – Lola Rose Tattoo Studio
  • Towing – Merkel’s Anytime Towing
  • Veterinarian – Sylacauga Veterinary Hospital

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

  • Event Venue – Harvey’s On Noble
  • Family Entertainment – 4th of July Community Fireworks hosted by the Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce
  • Live Music Venue – Bandits Bar & Grill
  • Local Band/Entertainment – Chasing Shadows
  • Local Event – Sylacauga Christmas Parade hosted by the Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce
  • School Band – B.B. Comer High School Marching Sound of Gold
  • Tourism Attraction – Blue Bell Creameries

HEALTH & FITNESS

  • Certified Personal Trainer – Whitney Wheeler
  • Chiropractor – Dr. Leonard Gingles
  • Dentist – Dr. Rick Redmond – Southern Smiles of Sylacauga
  • Doctor – Dr. Leslie Sawyer – Pathway Pediatrics
  • Eye Doctor – Dr. Stacy Cantley – Family Eye Care of Sylacauga
  • Gym – Diamond Fitness
  • Internal Medicine – Dr. Clifton Garris – Marble City Family Care
  • Medical Group – Pathway Pediatrics
  • Nursing Home – Sylacauga Health and Rehab Services
  • Pediatrician – Dr. Rekha Chadalawada – Sylacauga Pediatrics
  • Pharmacist – Jacob Johnson – Marble City Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy – Marble City Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Tech – Courtney Hope – Fort Williams Pharmacy
  • Rehab Center/Physical Therapy – Star Physical Therapy
  • Retirement Community/Assisted Living – Spring Terrace Assisted Living
  • Surgeon – Dr. Juan Campos – Coosa Valley Medical Center
  • Urgent Care – Fast Pace Health Urgent Care

LOCAL

  • Cause/Non-profit Organization – The Feral Dogs of Avondale Mills
  • Church/Place of Worship – Grace Baptist Church
  • Community Organizer/Activist – Laura Strickland
  • First Responder – Josh Forbus
  • Government Official – Ben Robbins
  • Locally Owned & Operated Business – Ashley’s Swim Academy
  • Place to Work – Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union
  • School Administrator – Dr. Paula Bruno – Principal, Indian Valley Elementary School
  • School Bus Driver – Phillip Cosper
  • Staycation – Wind Creek State Park
  • Wedding Venue – Hamilton Place at Pursell Farms

AUTOMOTIVE

  • Auto Body Shop – Collier Motors
  • Auto Detail – Rudd’s Car Wash
  • Auto Repair Shop – Moland’s Paint & Body
  • Car Salesperson – Alice Ricks
  • Oil Change – Express Oil & Tire Engineers
  • Place to Buy a New Car – Toyota of Sylacauga
  • Place to Buy a Used Car – Robo Motors
  • Tire Shop – Wright Tire & Services

SPORTS & RECREATION

  • Golf Course – FarmLinks at Pursell Farms
  • High School Athlete – Ja-Karriyian Cottingham
  • High School Head Coach – Adam Fossett – B.B. Comer Football
  • High School Team – B.B. Comer High School Football
  • Shooting Range/Facility – Orvis at Pursell Farms


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