10 Years Ago - 2009
Union Springs Mayor John McGowan recently participated in the 44th annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee to commemorate the anniversary of the voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery notably called Bloody Sunday.
It was a perfect day for the grand opening of Melanie Short’s new business Melanie's Petals and Presents on Prairie Street, in Mrs. Burt Hal’s old florist shop.
25 Years Ago - 1994
Jerry Cope of Union Springs was honored for his work as a WSFA News 12 “Weather Watcher” at a dinner held at WSFA’s studio in Montgomery.
William Griggs, ten year old son of Gen and Debbie Griggs of union Springs, was awarded first place in the elementary physical experiment category at the Alabama Independent School Association State Science Fair held at Huntington College.
Rob Adams and Sam Hall have been chosen to participate in the LEADERS program.
Kathy Miles Vann recently joined Community Bank & Trust as a Customer Service Representative.
50 Years Ago - 1969
Students receiving the bachelor degree at Troy State University are Martha O. Chapman, Sara P. Hall, William Belcher, John Thomas Hall and Sandra Elaine Shaw, all of Union Springs, and Grace Adams and Marvin K. King of Midway.
Mrs. Melba Culpepper attended the Alabama Beauty Festival in Birmingham.
75 Years Ago - 1944
Forget your troubles Friday night, at the a Womanless Wedding, sponsored by the Lions Club, High School Auditorium. See Frank Anderson and H. C. Chappell as the bewitching flower girls. The petite bride, G. C. Bryan, will be given in marriage to Pete Main, the groom. Admission only 30c and 20c.
Gov. Chauncey Sparks has announced that he would appoint Mrs. Sara S. Ogletree as temporary acting tax collector of Bullock County, while her husband, Mr. J. T. Ogletree expects to enter the armed services on or about April 5th.
Pvt. Brandon Graham, stationed at Ft. McClelland, spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Graham.
Miss Helen Gause was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ed Gause and Mary Jo Friday night at Union Springs.