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Reader’s Choice Awards 2017

The Messenger would like to congratulate this year’s Reader’s Choice Awards Recipients! Scroll down to see all of the winners:

Best Steak: Amy Chandler, Owner, and Family (Old Barn Restaurant)

Best Daycare Teacher: Claudette Rogers (Heaven Sent Learning Center)

Best Law Enforcement Officer: Matt Raiti

Best EMT: Mike Rhodes

Best Hotel/Motel: Ivana Terry and Stan Rutter (Courtyard Marriot)

Best Children’s Clothing: Sarah Kelley and Amanda Wise (Blooming Ridge Boutique)

Best New Restaurant: Lauren Parker, Owner, Best Chef: Seth Roberts (B. Graves)

Best Local Musician (Group): The Park Band

Best Tires: Jason Floyd (Road Mart)

Best Firefighter: Ethan Brown (Troy Fire Department)

Best Personal Trainer: Mitchell Sneed (Physiques by SUSO)

Best Printing Services: Mallori Shirley and Deanne Baggett, Owner (The UPS Store)

Best Auto Dealer (Used): Blake Floyd, Service Department (Troy Nissan)

Best Loan Officer: Patsy & Pete Jordan (Max Credit Union)

Best Manicure and Best Pedicure: Kennedy Truong (C&K Nail Salon and Spa)

Best Candles, Best Seasonal Decor, and Best Personalization: Family Ties
Debby Darby and Lauren Prawius

Best Nursing Home: Ovida Walden (Troy Health & Rehabilitation)

Best Credit Union: Army Aviation Federal Credit Union

Best Funeral Services: Dillard Funeral Home and Cremation Services

Best Kept Secret: Danielle Pennington and Kaitlyn Baxley (Dalton Pharmacy)

Best Accountant: Jay Shirley (JF Shirley, Inc.)

Best High School Coach: Gene Allen (Pike Liberal Arts)

Best Headmaster: Becky Baggett (Pike Liberal Arts)

Best Hair Stylist: Melanie Barnes Ross (Brooks Salon)

Best Women’s Clothing and Best New Retail Store: Sarah Kelley (Posh and P)

Best Car Salesperson, Best Auto Dealer (New), Best Car Salesperson: Sam Johnson, Jim Jackson and Courtney Motes (Bill Jackson Salesperson)

Best Minister: Mr. & Mrs. Luke Lane (First Baptist Church)

Best NP, Best PA, Best Nurse: Jacque Chirico, Jon Adams and Karen Williamson (Pike Internal Medicine)

Best Apartment/Rental: Anna Johnson (Blue Key Properties)

Best Health Club and Best Low Impact Gym: Dan Smith and Jonah McWaters (City of Troy Rec Center)

Best Steak Sandwich and Best Restaurant: Ziad Rollins (Flo’s Kitchen)

Best Grocery Store (TIED): Brittney Meyer and Jared Davis (Publix)

Best Cocktails: Von Ewing, Owner (Trojan Tavern)

Best Teacher (K-6): Marilee Hussey (Pike Liberal Arts)

Best Loan Officer and Best Bank: Bo Coppage and Dianna Lee (Troy Bank and Trust)

Best Dance Studio: Rossi and Tricia Ratcliffe, Studio Director (SheBANG!!)

Best Grocery Store (Tied): Steve Garrett, Owner (Piggly Wiggly), Stanley Garrett (Not Pictured)