10 Years Ago- 2010

The Chunnenuggee Public Garden Club of Union Springs, claiming to be the oldest continuous garden club in American, honored its oldest member, Mrs. Eleanor Summerhill, with a birthday celebration at the local Mexican restaurant.

Bullock County High School Principal Marvin Lowe welcomes the new Athletic Director Reginald Sanders. Sanders held a parent-athlete meet and greet on Friday at the BCHS cafeteria. “Everybody has a role in athletics and Sanders is going to help make that happen," said Lowe.

25 Years Ago - 1995

Sympathy is extended to the family of Mrs. Annelle Norton, a long time resident of Union Springs, who died Tuesday at her home.

Col. and Mrs. Daniel D. Hall of Thompson and Dr. Rebecca Hall of Montgomery spent last weekend in Fairhope, AL with Col. and Mrs. Hall’s son, Danny.

Local students named to AUM Dean’s List for the spring quarter from Union Springs are: Vincent Culpepper, Gregory Freeman, Tara L. Lowman, Judith L. Rainer, Carmen M. Rodgers, Thaddeus J. Smith, and Monique Stinson. From Midway was Frazema C. Pugh.

50 Years Ago - 1970

The regional Census office in Atlanta shows that Bullock County’s 1970 population is 11,579. A net loss in 10 years of 1,083.

The Business and Professional Woman’s Club met at the home of Mrs. Rex Pritchett, Jr. on June 18 for their annual picnic.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hall spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. John Hall and children in Montgomery.

75 Years Ago - 1945

J. T. Knowles, Jr. arrived Monday for a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Knowles, Sr.

Miss Nan Keller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Spurgeon Keller, became the bride of Staff Sergeant Sam S. Rainer, U. S. Air Corps, at a ceremony performed at 5:00 Wednesday, July 4, at the home of the bride’s parents in presence of family and friends.

The annual home-coming at Mt. Hillard Church will be held on Sunday, July 22. The public is cordially invited. Please bring baskets. E. J. Faulkner.

Mrs. Robert Duncan, of Peachburg, left Monday for her home in the mountains, near Lynchburg, Va., where she will spend the summer months.

100 Years Ago - 1920

Mr. and Mrs. Edison Varner, of Wrightsville, Ga., are spending a few days with relatives here.

Buy the old reliable Mason’s Fruit Jars. They are the dependable kind, for sale at Hayes Drug Store.

Mr. Charles Jinks has returned from the University where he has been attending summer school.

Miss Frances Thompson returned Monday afternoon from Birmingham where she has been visiting Miss Mary Coleman.

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