10 Years Ago - 2011
In December 1978, Floyd and Carolyn Singleton established Singleton Body Shop with the goal of making it a business to support their family and to allow them to one day retire comfortably. After an impressive 33 consecutive years of service to Bullock County, and with their health still in pretty good shape, the couple announced they will close the business on June 18, allowing them to enjoy their retirement years with family and friends.
The OCAP office Midway is now up and running. The hours are limited but an agent will be in that office on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month.
25 Years Ago - 1996
Pam Renfroe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy R. Renfroe and Jeff Stevenson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ricky D. Mobley and Mr. and Mrs. Young Stevenson have completed plans for their wedding. The marriage will take place at six o’clock p.m. June 29, 1996, at the First Baptist Church of Union Springs with the reception following at the home of the bride’s parents.
Jenny Hatfield, daughter of Margie and John Hatfield of Union Springs, made the Dean’s List for the spring quarter at Auburn University at Montgomery. She has transferred to Auburn University to work toward a BS degree in social work.
50 Years Ago - 1971
Gov. George Wallace appointed Probate Judge Jerry Green and Police Chief Travis Tillery to serve on Region 5 of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, known as LEPA.
Miss Debbie Cohn and Mrs. Sidney Cohn arrived back home Wednesday from Birmingham where Debbie underwent eye surgery at Eye Foundation.
75 Years Ago - 1946
Mr. Joe Gholston, after spending his two weeks’ vacation at home has returned to Bessemer.
Mrs. T. M. Norton has accepted a position in the office of the Union Springs Motor, Co.
Mr. E. A. Cameron left Sunday for New York, N. Y., and other Eastern markets, in the interest of The Fair Co.
Mrs. W. H. Turner carried her Sunday School Class on a picnic Monday afternoon. They motored out to Jenkins pound at Inverness, had a swim and picnic lunch. Those present were Floyd Redd, Dorothy and Betty Jo Gregg, Mary DeFee and Rebecca Blue, Jane Griffin and Jimmie Chappell.
100 Years Ago - 1921
Miss Virginia Crook’s Rook party on Monday afternoon complimenting the guests of Mrs. T. S. Frazer and Miss Martha Orr, was a delightful affair. This was one of a round of parties for this young crowd, who have neem so wined and dined during the past week.
Miss Mary Jane Tompkins was the week-end guest of Miss Emma Will Braswell.
Mrs. T. F. Pitts left Tuesday for Eufaula, where she will visit her daughter, Mrs. E. B. Freeman.