10 Years Ago - 2010
Recreation Director Courtney Woodfaulk presented trophies to winning football teams at the city council meeting Monday night.
Chief Jake Wheeler reminds local business people his department will escort them to and from the bank or to their cars if they will only call.
The 7th and 8th grade boys who played in the Thanksgiving Bash Tournament were: JaByrius Baker, Tequarious McKinnes, Khalil Perry, Shadni Baker, Travious Johnson, Contorious Smith, Bradley Mack, Lamarcus Hill, Joshua Joyner, Zacheus Thorpe, Joshua Youngblood, Labaron Allen, Cardell O’Brian, and Lamarcus McGee.
The Union Springs City Council approved a liquor license for the Union Pizza Restaurant at the meeting Monday.
25 Years Ago - 1995
The Bullock County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Christmas Parade Saturday morning beginning at 11:00 and proceed through the downtown area.
The Union Springs Church of Christ has planned a three-day meeting beginning Friday. Sermons will be preached by Bill Hall of Birmingham.
Jason Randall and Beth Barber of Bullock Memorial School were selected to attend the AISA All-Star Classic football game to be held in Selma on Dec. 1. The game features the top seniors from the East and West Regions in each division of the AISA.
50 Years Ago - 1970
The Bullock Memorial Spartans defeated Dixie Academy last Friday night in the first round of the private school play-offs.
Six members and two guests were present for the November 12 meeting of the Fleur-de-Lis Garden Club at the lovely home of Mrs. Wilmer Dismukes.
Miss Xan Forrer, Mr. Danny Forrer, and Mr. Campbell Forrer of University of Alabama were guests of their parents, Captain and Mrs. Sam Forrer and brother, Clayburne Forrer.
Messrs. Al Barnett and Drew Barnett, students of Auburn University, spent the holidays at home with Dr. and Mrs. Hill Barnett.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Norton, Jr., Jane, Chuck, and Robin spent the Thanksgiving Holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Solon Gregg in Hamilton, Alabama.
Mrs. Jean Phelps attended a hair styling class in Montgomery Nov. 30.
75 Years Ago - 1945
The Cameron-Chappell Furniture Company threw open its doors to the public last Friday and friends of the firm called during the day to express their pride and interest in the new addition to the city.
Mrs. W. M. Blount left Wednesday from Wetumpka for Washington D. C., where she will be the guest of Congressman George W. Andrews and Mrs. Andrews for several days.
Mr. and Mrs. Olin T. Chance and son, Wilfred, spent Sunday in Union Springs.
Mr. Jerry Green came over from Georgia Military School for the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Green.
A family reunion was held at the home of Mrs. Clyde Driggers, Inverness, Alabama, on Sunday and a delightful barbecue dinner was enjoyed by all.
100 Years Ago - 1920
Beautiful line solid gold Jewelry, Cameos, Stick Pins, Watch Chains, Brooches, Cuff Buttons at prices that will please you. Ravenscroft’s
Mrs. M. N. Eley entertained the Tuesday Bridge Club at their apartments at the home of Mrs. J. B. Hunter on North Prairie Street on Tuesday afternoon. Chrysanthemums were used in profusion for decorations and a tempting salad course with hot chocolate was served.
Mrs. Winton Blount was hostess on Friday afternoon entertaining the members of the Thirteen Bridge Club. Delicious refreshments consisting of a salad course with hot chocolate were served at the conclusion of several interesting games.
Mrs. Watt W. Jordan and Mrs. C. Ray Loving entertained a few friends on last Friday evening, at the home of Mrs. Bessie M. Norman, with a rook party. After the games, a salad course, with coffee, was served.