10 Years Ago - 2008

Ms. Rebecca Ivey, a Media Specialist at Union Springs Elementary School, has achieved National Board Certification. Ms. Ivey is the first educator in the system who has achieved the nation's highest certification for teachers.

Jan and Mike Green, owners of 82 West BBQ and Seafood Restaurant, opened their restaurant.

25 Years Ago - 1993

Mrs. Bertha Coleman of Union Springs, Alabama was a happy winner of a birthday cake from WBIL, Tuskegee. Her children submitted her name to the radio station on her birthday on Dec . 1. Happy 79th birthday.

Ronnie Earls of Montgomery, son of Ronald and Martha Earles, sang in “The Living Christmas Tree” program at First Baptist Church in Montgomery this month.

Sandra and Richard Meinhardt are the proud parents of an 8 lb. 10 oz. baby boy, Adam Blaine, born on Dec. 11 at Montgomery Regional Medical Center, East.

50 Years Ago - 1968

Mr. and Mrs. Cecile McNair will leave this week to visit Dr. and Mrs. Joe Stowers and family in Huntsville, Ala. and then will go to Birmingham to spend Christmas with Dr. and Mrs. Hilman Holley and family.

The children of Mr. and Mrs. Frank D. Arrington, of Perote, Ala., will entertain at a tea on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 22, in honor of their 50th Wedding Anniversary.

Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Pritchett of New Orleans, La. announce the marriage of her sister, Jessie Mae Stewart, to John Lawrence Merritt, of Union Springs, Ala.

75 Years Ago - 1943

Lt. and Mrs. W. M. Blount, Jr., of Albany, Ga., announce the birth of a son, on December 14th, whom they have named Wynton Malcom 3rd.

Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Chapman have returned to Winter Haven, Fla., where Mr. Chapman is stationed, after spending a few days with the homefolks here.

Miss Betty Staples arrived home Wednesday from Judson College for the holidays with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. N. A. Staples.

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